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Lemon meringue cupcakes (gluten and dairy free)

Lemon Filling: 170g brown caster sugar 3 tbsp cornflour pinch of salt 200ml lemon juice 2 tbsp. lemon zest, loosely packed 100ml water   Cupcakes: 125g dairy free margarine (I use Pure or Vitalite) 125g brown caster sugar 125g self raising gluten free flour (I use Doves Farm) pinch of …

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Cranberry cake

This sweet white cake blends perfectly with the bite of sour cranberries. You will need a large bundt tin to bake this in. I was busy procrastinating instead of working on my doctorate research when I created this recipe so I haven’t done a test bake in any other kind …

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Raspberry coconut cookies

These soft chewy cookies taste of summer. Ingredients 300g self raising flour 100g caster sugar 100g coconut sugar 150ml coconut oil 75ml warm water 1tsp vanilla extract 10 freeze dried raspberries (crush with a fork) 10g desiccated coconut Method Combine sugar and oil and mix until creamy. Add rest of …

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Poached pear and ginger cake

I found the original idea for this cake on Zoe Bakes and decided to make a vegan version.  My recipe for a single batch is below – I made a double batch of batter but the next time I make this cake I’ll just make the one so that my …

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Bread pudding with blueberry mincemeat

Allow me to introduce you to my latest original vegan recipe – bread pudding! Warning, just because this is vegan does not mean this is a healthy option. Ok, now that you have been fairly warned, read on for my recipe. Ingredients: 500ml single vegan cream (I used Alpro soya) …

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Coconut pineapple cake

I adapted Lauren’s original recipe  for coconut cake with pineapple filling in order to create a vegan version. I’m pleased with how it turned out flavour and texture wise, despite having a decorating fail. Next time I will use an extra tin of pineapple (two instead of just one)to help …

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Vegan blueberry cake

This cake is light, fluffy and very more-ish. Ingredients: 112g vegan margarine 200g caster sugar 200g self raising flour 50g coconut flour 50g desiccated coconut 50g dried blueberries 1tsp vanilla extract 240ml plant milk Method: Whisk margarine and sugar until light and fluffy Add all dry ingredients (except blueberries) and …

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Dear Doctorate – Year two, week one

This blog has been referred to as the Bridget Jones’ Diary of doctorates so I am going to start treating it as such. Dear  Doctorate Diary, I’ve had a pretty good week despite some very hectic work days, and continuing to need to work on non-working days. The highlight of …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 49

Working six – seven days a week and long hours each day continues, but even so it’s been quite a good week. I  passed my 3rd doctorate assignment (we only get a pass/fail grade at this stage) and am officially in my second year of being a doctorate student. I …

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Pumpkin Cake

This is the most recent vegan recipe I have created and it’s my current favourite. Light, floofaaaay, spicy, and perfect for these colder evening. Though you may want to eat this for breakfast, which is perfectly fine! I wont judge you, and in fact I have been known to eat …

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