Category Archives: Cakes and Breads

Blackberry Balls

A healthy snack or for afternoon tea. Ingredients 200g porridge oats 50g blackberries 10 dates, depipped 50g desiccated coconut 1 vanilla pod, scraped 1 tsp cinnamon 25g desiccated coconut for rolling the balls in. Method In a blender blend the … Continue reading

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Banana Cake

Thank you to my sister Sue for this easy and delicious cake recipe. Ingredients 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1/3 cup of apple sauce 2 cups of rolled oats 1/4 cup almond milk 1/2 cup of raisins 1 tsp vanilla essence … Continue reading

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Apricot Loaf

Thank you Merle for the Apricot Loaf recipe. Ingredients 1 cup All-bran 1/2 cup castor sugar 1 cup coconut milk (soy or almond milk gives different flavours) 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup chopped dried apricots 1 Tblsp syrup 2 … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Pecan Tart

Another of Peat’s recipes from The Guardian. Thanks. This rich tart contains extra vitamins from the avocados, dates and coconut oil. Best served from the refrigerator within 2 days of making. Ingredients 150 g pecans, extra for dressing 10 dried … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Oatcakes

A recipe passed down to me. It is very simple. Ingredients 2 oz 50 g plain flour 6 oz 175 g oatmeal 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/4 tsp cream of tartar pinch of salt 2 1/2 oz 60 g … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake

Marina cooked us this carrot cake. It was delicious. She kindly gave me the recipe. Ingredients 5 oz 150 g vegan margarine 8 oz 225 g granulated sugar 4 oz 125 g sultanas 8 fl oz 250 ml water 8 … Continue reading

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Lavender Scones

Marina gave me this recipe while I was with her in the UK. Ingredients 8 oz 225 g self-raising flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 oz 50 g vegan margarine 1 oz 25 g sugar 1/4 pt 150 ml soy milk … Continue reading

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