Double Chocolate and Peanut Butter Birthday Cake [VEGAN]

I love birthdays, especially other people’s! And what better excuse for a good wodge of dark, rich chocolate cake with decadent frosting? I never calorie count as it is, but I think we can all agree that a slice of birthday cake ought to be exempt. My mum always baked when I was growing upContinue reading “Double Chocolate and Peanut Butter Birthday Cake [VEGAN]”

Carrot and Apple Breakfast Muffins [VEGAN, SUGAR FREE)

The other half is admirably continuing to eschew processed sugar in the run-up to Easter. I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen, trying to come up with something he can take into work to stave off temptation when his colleagues raid the biscuit box. The current favourite is this carrot and apple muffin recipe. After eyeingContinue reading “Carrot and Apple Breakfast Muffins [VEGAN, SUGAR FREE)”

Raspberry and Coconut Sponge Cake [VEGAN]

There’s something deeply comforting about a good wodge of sponge cake. And they’re so satisfying to make as well. Whipped up in a flash, this raspberry and coconut sponge is an easy “bung it in a bowl and mix with whatever implement comes to hand” option for lazy weekends when you don’t want to spendContinue reading “Raspberry and Coconut Sponge Cake [VEGAN]”

Olive, Garlic and Tomato Soda Bread [VEGAN]

Here’s a secret: I’m a restless soul and haven’t the patience for bread-making. Our airing cupboard is for drying the laundry, not proofing a loaf – and I suspect I’d come back to find the dough littered with child-sized fingerprints and full of lego pieces if I tried. Soda bread, however, is right up myContinue reading “Olive, Garlic and Tomato Soda Bread [VEGAN]”