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Easter Chocolate Cake

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It’s Easter at the end of the week, so we have a chocolate fudge cake recipe for you to make and share if you’re having a friends/family chocolate filled weekend.  The recipe is from Cookie & Biscuit, amazing baker of vegan treats.

Ingredients
220g white spelt flour
80g cacao powder
1tsp bi carb
1tsp baking powder
1tsp salt
240g coconut palm sugar
400ml non dairy milk
2tsp apple cider or white vinegar
2tsp vanilla extract
125ml melted coconut oil

 Frosting
200g vegan butter
200g icing sugar
80g cacao powder
1tsp vanilla extract

 Preheat oven to 165c, and prep 2 baking round 8inch baking pans.

Sift the flour then mix in all of the dry ingredients, making sure they are well combined.

mix together all of the wet ingredients,  apart from the coconut oil and add to the dry ingredients.  Mix together then add the coconut oil.  Make sure not to over mix.  Pour mixture into your two cake tins and bake for 20-25minutes.

Whilst the cake is in the oven, make your frosting and set aside or put it in the fridge until needed.  Once your cakes are baked and completely cool, sandwich the two together with some of the icing then cover the cake with the rest.

I added a couple of mini eggs to the top for decoration (optional).

Share and enjoy! x

Many more delicious recipes from Cookie & Biscuit here.

Choc Nut Spread

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chocspreadMade my first jar of chocolate nut spread today.  It might not look too pretty, but it tastes amazing.  There are quite a few sugar free nutella recipes out there, but I used this one from Deliciously Ella.  Mainly because it contains 3 ingredients and I had them in the cupboard.

Mine isn’t as smooth as it should be, as I was impatient so didn’t blend the nuts for 10minutes like the recipe says.  Also because I used my nutribullet to blend and you can’t keep that on for that length of time.

Ingredients:
2 cups of hazelnuts1/2 cup maple syrup
3 tbsp raw cacao
1/2 cup water

Bake the hazelnuts at 180C/gas mark 4 for about 10 minutes, then take them out of the oven and allow them to cool.

Once the hazelnuts are cool place them in a food processor and blend for about 10 minutes, until they totally break down.

Then add the maple syrup and cacao and blend again, before gradually pouring in half a cup of water – it is important to make sure that the first three ingredients are properly mixed before you add the water.

These Chocolate Cupcakes ♡♡

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IMG_6193I made these chocolate cupcakes for the boy’s birthday’s at the weekend, and have to share with you.  They are super quick and easy (a mum essential), light and moist (hate that word), and if you like chocolate they are AMAZING.

350g plain flour
60g cocoa powder
370g caster sugar
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1/2 tsp salt
150g dark chocolate chips
1 cup measure of coffee (cooled)
425ml vegetable oil
1 cup of buttermilk
3 large eggs

Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl.  In a separate bowl mix the wet ingredients, then mix the wet and dry ingredients together.  Transfer to a pouring jug as it’s easier to fill the cupcake cases, fill them 2/3’s to the top.  Bake in the oven at 160 ºC for 24minutes.  You should get 24 out of this recipe.

Remove, cool and EAT.

Cupcake Jemma recipe

Chocolate Coconut Balls

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chocolatecoconutballsI made these yesterday and they were so good I had to share.  They are an Honestly Healthy recipe  (recommend), I’ve made the mango coconut balls before from this book and the boys loved them (may post these another day).  But, so far I’ve kept these chocolate balls of delight hidden in the cupboard and shared with a selected few so far.

Super quick and easy recipe to whiz up, I also changed it slightly and instead of using the full amount of coconut flakes as stated, I split it with cashew nuts.

10 pitted dates
50g raw cacao powder
25g raw almonds
200g coconut flakes (I used roasted and split with cashew nuts)30g agave syrup
2tbsp coconut oil
1tsp xylitol (I didn’t have any, so left it out)
2tbsp water

Mix the date, cacao powder and almonds in a blender/processor until it’s a sticky chunky paste (about 1min).  Add rest of the ingredients and blend.

Roll the mixture in to balls, you should get about 12 and place them on a baking sheet with parchment.  I use a silicone baking sheet instead of parchment.

Bake in a preheated oven for 10mins at 180℃.

Easy peasy x

p.s – you must try one whilst they’re still warm!

source. Honestly Healthy

December 20th

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Lil' Beans Advent Calender

click on door 20!

1. make your own doll (Naked Lunge)

2. aesop

3. another night before christmas

4. tiny cottons

5. peleton cycling figure

6. butterfly plate art kit

7. bunny light

8. champagne truffles

9. bunny ears alarm clock

10. cutie dooty hair clip

11. elf

12. fox tail

13. wooden food

14. Lapin & Me lamp

15. tattoos

16. ipad mini

17. headphones

18. Kinfolk

19. crystal bulb

20. Little Bu

December 1st December 2nd December 3rd December 4th December 5th December 6th December 7th December 8th December 9th December 10th December 11th December 12th December 13th December 14th December 15th December 16th December 17th December 18th December 19th December 20th


December 18th

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Lil' Beans Advent Calender

click on door 18!

1. make your own doll (Naked Lunge)

2. aesop

3. another night before christmas

4. tiny cottons

5. peleton cycling figure

6. butterfly plate art kit

7. bunny light

8. champagne truffles

9. bunny ears alarm clock

10. cutie dooty hair clip

11. elf

12. fox tail

13. wooden food

14. Lapin & Me lamp

15. tattoos

16. ipad mini

17. headphones

18. Kinfolk

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December 17th

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Lil' Beans Advent Calender

click on door 17!

1. make your own doll (Naked Lunge)

2. aesop

3. another night before christmas

4. tiny cottons

5. peleton cycling figure

6. butterfly plate art kit

7. bunny light

8. champagne truffles

9. bunny ears alarm clock

10. cutie dooty hair clip

11. elf

12. fox tail

13. wooden food

14. Lapin & Me lamp

15. tattoos

16. ipad mini

17. headphones

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December 16th

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click on door 16!

1. make your own doll (Naked Lunge)

2. aesop

3. another night before christmas

4. tiny cottons

5. peleton cycling figure

6. butterfly plate art kit

7. bunny light

8. champagne truffles

9. bunny ears alarm clock

10. cutie dooty hair clip

11. elf

12. fox tail

13. wooden food

14. Lapin & Me lamp

15. tattoos

16. ipad mini

December 1st December 2nd December 3rd December 4th December 5th December 6th December 7th December 8th December 9th December 10th December 11th December 12th December 13th December 14th December 15th December 16th


December 15th

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Lil' Beans Advent Calender

click on door 15!

1. make your own doll (Naked Lunge)

2. aesop

3. another night before christmas

4. tiny cottons

5. peleton cycling figure

6. butterfly plate art kit

7. bunny light

8. champagne truffles

9. bunny ears alarm clock

10. cutie dooty hair clip

11. elf

12. fox tail

13. wooden food

14. Lapin & Me lamp

15. tattoos

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