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Grandma’s “Coffee” Cake

This is a family recipe from a special friend’s Grandma – when she first gave me the (handwritten!) recipe, it took me a few minutes (okay, a few hours!) to realise that there’s no coffee in it! It’s a cake to go with coffee. And conversation. And all the things that make you thankful for … Continue reading

Special Chocolate Cake

What’s special? Well, this is gluten free, nut free, vegan and sugarless. And tastes great! And all in a food processor – no fuss baking at its best! 1 tin pear halves in juice (c400g) 1/4 cup oil (vegetable, sunflower or a light olive oil) 1/4 cup agave syrup (or honey if you don’t need … Continue reading

Carrot & Orange Cake

A lovely, moist, moreish carrot cake – with no gluten, nuts, dairy, eggs or sugar! 250g gluten free self-raising flour 2 medium grated carrots 1/2 cup chopped dates (or other dried fruit) pinch sea salt 3 tsp mixed spice 250ml coconut milk juice & zest of 1 orange 1/4 cup honey (or maple syrup for … Continue reading