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Orange and lemon aquafaba cake (vegan and gluten free)

One of my favourite cakes before going vegan was a lemon cake with a sugar glaze crust. I saw it again in my recipe book and realised I hadn’t made it in over a year! I decided to tweak it to make it vegan and also include oranges as we had some looking forlorn in […]

Boredom busters from Milly & Flynn and Ginger Fox

Half term. The kids are exhausted but you don’t want them in a zombie state in front of technology. Time for some creative fun with Milly & Flynn and Ginger Fox. We were kindly sent a box of goodies to keep the children entertained. The Milly & Flynn products included were aimed at ages 5 […]

Vegan sponge cake using aquafaba

Aquafaba is the liquid from a can of chickpeas. It doesn’t look attractive (a bit like wee if I’m honest!) but I have successfully used it as a replacement for egg to make vegan meringue and mousse. This time I used it to make this spectacular cake! Ingredients 120ml approx aquafaba (the liquid from 1 […]

May vegan favourites

Another month done and dusted! Let’s have a look back over the vegan highlights of May starting with Blog On: I feel guilty every time about being awkward but Laura and her team are always so helpful. The vegan gluten free cupcakes were fab-u-lous. Plus I rather enjoyed a couple of gin cocktails and a […]

Wedding Wednesday: cake!

One of the stars of the show on the wedding day has got to be the cake! Traditionally made of fruit cake, today’s wedding cakes are now based on the couple’s own flavour preferences. Some couples choose to have a tower of cupcakes or doughnuts. The wedding colour scheme may be incorporated. Fruit cake was […]