Apricot and fig mince pies with vegan coconut “Baileys”

It doesn’t get much more festive than mince pies and “Baileys”! Vegan style…   For the faux baileys! I’ve read lots of varying recipes for this but here is my go to (so quick you’ll cry with happiness) recipe. In … Continue reading

Tipsy vegan fruit and nut cake… and not a pinch of flour or sugar in sight!

There’s something so comforting about a nice slice of fruit cake and a cup of tea but nicer still is a fruit cake that is rich and delicious but doesn’t require flour, sugar or plant milk.Almost sin free wiithout losing out on yumminess.

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How to: Blend a cup of almonds until they are powder like. Combine in a bowl with your favourite fruits, seeds and nuts. I simply used what I had available. Sultanas, cherries, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds approx a cup of each but anything and everything works here. Figs, apricots, dates, hazelnuts and so on.

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Add 3 teaspoons of egg replacer mixed with 6 tablespoons of water. 1/4 cup of agave syrup And a splash of gin (optional but gives it a little zing and oh my gin and I are great friends) Bake in the oven at 150c for 45 to 50 min. Remove, cool, cut and eat with your favourite cup of tea.

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The perfect naughty but not so naughty tea cake.

Love

Louise

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