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Vegan mocha cake

Mocha cakes are always a favourite in our house, despite the kids not liking coffee! Here is the recipe that I have made vegan and gluten free: Ingredients 125 ml approx aquafaba (liquid from a 400g tin of chickpeas) 160g caster sugar 160g vegan spread, melted 160g SR flour 1 tablespoon of coffee granules mixed […]

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 […]