Month: November 2015

Spiced Chai Cake with Vanilla Buttercream.

Spiced Chai Cake with Vanilla Buttercream.

For the Cake 2 cups of non-dairy milk 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar 3 cups of self-raising flour 1 tablespoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon of ground allspice 1 teaspoon of  ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves 2 […]

Chocolate Brownies.

Chocolate Brownies.

1 cup of dates 1 ½ cups of non-dairy milk 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 tablespoons of oil 1 cup of self-raising flour ¾ cup of cocoa powder 1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder ½ teaspoon of salt ¼ cup of crushed walnuts (optional) […]

Banana Bread.

Banana Bread.

nanabread 

Makes 1 loaf

  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup of non- diary milk
  • 2/3 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 2 cups of plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¾ teaspoon of cinnamon, extra for the top
  • ½ cup crushed walnuts
  • Vegan butter, to grease loaf pan

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a loaf pan using vegan butter.

Mix together the mashed bananas, non-diary milk, sugar or sweetener, crushed walnuts and vanilla until it becomes smooth and creamy.

In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

Mix the flour and the banana mixture until smooth.

Spread batter in the loaf tin and sprinkle with extra cinnamon.

Bake for 55 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean, allow to cool for 15 minutes before eating.

 

Coconut Lemon Bliss Balls.

Coconut Lemon Bliss Balls.

Make 15 large balls Juice of 2 lemons Zest of two lemons 1 cup of almonds 1 cup of dates 1 cup of desiccated coconut ½ cup of coconut oil ½ cup of honey or maple syrup Desiccated coconut, for rolling Blend all ingredients until […]

Banana and Cinnamon Smoothie.

Makes 2 smoothies 2 frozen bananas 1/2 cup of ice 1 cup of non-diary milk (I like to use soy) 2 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup 1 tablespoon of cinnamon 2 tablespoons of protein powder (I use pea protein) 2 tablespoons of chia seeds […]