Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Strawberry Cream Cakes – Blissful Picnic Treats

Strawberry Cream Cakes

Events, Small Cakes, Summer | 21st June 2016 | By

These super cute mini strawberry cream cakes make for the most blissful summer picnic treats. Strawberries are the star of the show, but cream is an essential ingredient too. They’re also flavoured with rose as befits the season. Ideal for summer entertaining and alfresco eating.

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Roasted Plum Parfait with Lemon Curd

Plum Parfait

Dessert, Summer | 17th April 2016 | By

Doesn’t roasted plum parfait sound delicious? Well you wouldn’t be far wrong. It’s a light and fresh tasting summer dessert made with layers of roasted plums and a mixture of yoghurt, cream and lemon curd.

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Waffles with Rhubarb & Rose Compote and Rose Cream

Waffles with Rhubarb & Rose Compote and Rose Cream

These light and crisp waffles, served with a perfumed rhubarb and rose compote and a pillowy cloud of gently scented rose cream will save you the cost of a pilgrimage to Waffleland.

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Lemon Coconut Cakes with Freekah Flour

Lemon Coconut Cakes

Cupcakes, Dairy Free | 28th February 2015 | By

Flavoursome cakes with zesty notes and a background hit of coconut. A mix of cream and lemon curd with some grated chocolate completes the picture, making them perfect for an afternoon tea party. If you don’t add the cream or lemon curd topping, these lemon coconut cakes become dairy-free.

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Chocolate Cashew Pie for Fairtrade Fortnight

Chocolate Cashew Pie

Dessert, No Bake | 25th February 2015 | By

A rich decadent three layered chocolate cashew pie for a special occasion. It’s a biscuit crust, filled with dark chocolate ganache and topped off with a creamy confection of cashew nut butter, cream cheese and whipped cream.

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Scandinavian Chocolate Cake aka Rye Bread and Blackcurrant Cake

Scandinavian Chocolate Cake aka Rye Bread & Blackcurrant Cake

A surprisingly light Scandinavian chocolate cake made with rye breadcrumbs & brazil nuts, then sandwiched together with blackcurrant jam & cream.

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Rich Dark Chocolate Scones & A Cornish Cream Tea

Rich Dark Chocolate Scones

Scones | 16th August 2014 | By

Soft rich dark chocolate scones make an ideal base for cherry jam, blackcurrant jam or orange curd. Delicious warm or cold, but best eaten on the day they are made.

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Summer Berry Trifle – a Great British Classic

A bowl of summer berry trifle.

Dessert, Summer | 3rd August 2014 | By

Soft sponge covered with rose infused strawberries, blueberries and raspberries then smothered with custard and cream. If you’re a trifle rushed, this summer berry trifle makes for an easy but indulgent summer dessert.

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Baileys Chocolate Banana Pie aka Choconana Pie

Baileys Chocolate Banana Pie

Dessert | 4th January 2014 | By

A truly decadent dessert for those long dark winter nights. This Baileys chocolate banana pie has a dark chocolate biscuit base which is covered in thinly sliced bananas. On top of this goes a mixture of yogurt and cream with a dash of Baileys.

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Raspberry Tarts

In a really busy year, this month seems to have been the busiest of the lot; I’ve tried to be creative by combining as many entries to blog challenges as possible – regular readers will have spotted this from earlier posts. I think I’ve done pretty well, but there are two further challenges I want to enter: One Ingredient and Classic French. In addition, I needed to bake something from Eric Lanlard’s latest book Chocolat which I was recently sent for review.

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