Vegan Walnut Cake

l wanted the cake, so I went ahead and searched a little. The first time I made it it was too sweet and the flavour of nutmeg was faint, it did not resemble
the Portuguese cake I was searching for, so I added walnuts and cut the sugar. At least the batter had more scent 🙂

Ingredients
3/4 cup smashed walnut (you can mix in a little of any nuts you might like)
1 1/2 cup of plain flour
2/4 cup yellow sugar
2 tbsp cocoa powder
3 tsp sodium bicarbonate
1/2 olive oil ( any vegetable oil preferred)
1 1/4 cup of soymilk ( any other nondairy milk) or water

Preparation
1. Preheat oven 180°C ( 356 F).
2. In a bowl, sift and mix all dry ingredients. Add oil, only then add milk or water. Mix well until batter is smooth.
3. Let the batter sit for about 5 minutes, meanwhile grease a small form.
4. Bake for about 40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean when pierced at the center of the cake.

Hope you liked it!

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Vegan Pineapple Muffins

Had a fresh pineapple what could I done better? Found a very good and simple recipe. I was to eager to taste it, so I charged in while ít was still hot. It tasted horrible but! but but but! I gave it a go later in the morning and it transformed into a good muffin! Found it at funandfoodcafe.com in a post by Mansi.

Ingredients
1  cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
(or, instead 2 cups of all purpose flour)

1 tbsp baking powder/ sodium bicarbonate
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup vegan sugar
1 cup drained crushed pineapple
1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup vegan milk ( I used soymilk)
1 1/2 tbsp vinegar

Ready!
1.Preheat the oven to 200°C (400 F) and spray the muffin pan with a non-stick spray.( or just grease it, and sprinkle some flour over it)
2.Sift together the flours, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, mix the pineapples with the sugar, soymilk, and vinegar.
3.Pour the mixture into the flour mixture and stir just until combined. Add in the shredded coconut, and pour into prepared muffin cups.
4.Bake for 15-20 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow it to cool the rack for 5-8 minutes, remove it carefully and eat when it cools down completely.

Thanks Mansi!

Vegan banana cake

I had some ripe bananas at home that l had to take one of so I searched tor a banana cake recipe, banana muffins let me feel rather suspicious… A banana cake sounded so perfect, so I set out for a quest and annh53182’s, from funandfoodcafe.com, vegan banana cake seemed just the right thing.

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Serves 6
Ingredients
1 cup flour
1 tsp sodium bicarbonate
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 cup vegetable oil (I used olive oil)
2 mashed large ripe bananas
1/8 cup water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Hand on!
1.Pre-heat oven 170°C (350F). Lightly grease a baking pan.
2.In a small bowl, combine the flour, sodium bicarbonate and salt. In a separate large bowl, whisk together sugar and oil, then add the mashed bananas. Add water and vanilla, stir. Add the flour mixture, stirring just until well blended
3.Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

I LOVED IT!