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Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of #cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. #glutenfree, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of #baking. #oats #fruit

Note: Due to a “plug-in” issue this is being reposted from earlier this autumn. Apologies if you have already read it. πŸ™‚ Mother Nature has picked my plums for me. And apples. Earlier in the week Storm Ali blew through on winds of 80 miles per hour, tossing my garden around like a salad. A …

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Easy Cherry and Cream Cheese Ruffle Hand Pies - make with a simple #cherry sauce nestled with (#vegan) cream cheese in rosettes of crunchy phyllo pastry. A healthy-ish sweet treat for #dessert.Β #pies #baking

Easy Cherry and Cream Cheese Ruffle Hand Pies – make with a simple cherry sauce nestled with (vegan) cream cheese in rosettes of crunchy phyllo pastry. A healthy-ish sweet treat for dessert. This recipe could not be easier. I urge you to try this with the last of this year’s cherries, or with incoming season’s …

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Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake - one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! #chocolate #cake #baking #easyrecipe

Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake – one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! I feel the need to clarify the title of this post: this cake is everyday as opposed to birthday.Β It is the kind of cake to whip up on a whim because you really rather fancy chocolate cake, rather than bake …

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Make these Carrot Cake Tahini Power Bars for a healthy energising #snack. #glutenfree, wholegrain and #vegan. #energybars #powerbars

Make these Carrot Cake Tahini Power Bars for a healthy energising snack. Gluten-free, wholegrain and vegan. Almost everyone loves carrot cake. I know I do. Growing up I used to love it with sweet cream cheese frosting, but now I prefer it without. I really do! Yeah, right. Okay, yes I like it with the …

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This Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Blondies recipe is what you need when a craving for something sweet strikes and you want something baked - and quickly.Β  #baking #blondies#glutenfree #chocolate #easyrecipe

This Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Blondies recipe is what you need when a craving for something sweet strikes and you want something baked – and quickly. To be honest that doesn’t often happen to me. I’ve not got much of a sweet tooth. I will however eat you under the table when it comes to …

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Naturally #glutenfree, these irresistible Decadent #Chocolate #Quinoa #Brownies are made with cooked quinoa, cocoa, nut butter and chocolate. Gooey, soft and very more-ish. A lovely #snack, or even #dessert with ice cream. #baking

Naturally gluten-free, these irresistible Decadent Chocolate Quinoa Brownies are made with cooked quinoa, cocoa, nut butter and chocolate. Gooey, soft and very more-ish. A lovely snack, or even dessert with ice cream. It may be the meteorological start of Spring, but no one told Mother Nature. After a relatively benign winter most of the UK …

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cover of veggie desserts + cakes cookbook by kate hackworthy

A delicate apple-flavoured sponge, topped with a zesty apple icing and, although there is quite a bit of kale, the flavour doesn’t overpower the other ingredients. From the debut cookbook by Kate Hackworthy. Veggie Desserts + Cakes, the debut baking cookbook by top UK food blogger, Kate Hackworthy, celebrates rather than hides vegetables. More than …

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Perhaps one of the most literary of foodstuffs, madeleines are surprisingly easy to make. These tiny scallop-shaped cakes are given a 21st century makeover with olive oil and pistachios - and a touch of yuzu if you have it. Dip into a steaming cup of tea and see what happens!

Perhaps one of the most literary of foodstuffs, madeleines are surprisingly easy to make. These tinyΒ scallop-shaped cakes are given a 21st century makeover with olive oil and pistachios – and a touch of yuzu if you have it. Dip into a steaming cup of tea and see what happens! I didn’t grow up readingΒ Marcel Proust. …

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A Scandinavian-influenced coffee cake marbled with a deliciously crunchy mixture of pecan nuts, warm spices and dark brown sugar, and kept soft with chestnut puree. This easy bake recipe can even be made gluten-free. Mums deserve homemade.

This is a commissioned post. A Scandinavian-influenced coffee cake marbled with a deliciously crunchy mixture of pecan nuts, warm spices and dark brown sugar, and kept soft with chestnut puree. This fairly healthy cake is easily gluten-free. Mums deserve homemade.Β  I have recently found out that I am a good bit Scandinavian; I rather suspected …

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A gluten-free spin on one of everyone's favourite cakes, Coffee and Walnut. As well as rice flour and walnuts, sweet potato is included for extra moistness and sweetness. Top with the silky marscapone frosting (I dare you not to eat at least half while the cake bakes!) or leave naked for an Espresso version.

In partnership with Debenhams A gluten-free spin on one of everyone’s favourite cakes, Coffee and Walnut. As well as rice flour and walnuts, sweet potato isΒ included for extra moistness and sweetness. Top with the silky marscapone frosting (I dare you not to eat at least half while the cake bakes!) or leave naked for an …

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