This, my friends, could possible be one of the best desserts I ever made!
I am not joking the feedback I got was amazing. And guess what Its NOT my recipe.
The blueberry bit is, but the rest belongs to Amrita www.crazyvegankitchen.com or @crazyvegankitchen on Instagram.
Ever since I saw her original Vegan Riramisu recipe I really wanted to make it but was too lazy to make a sponge for it. Well then I saw her Match Tiramisu and I was totally in love with it. I had to make it.
Unfortunately not everyone loves matcha I had to come up with something else, heres where the blueberries come in. My freezer was full of blueberries (Im the kind of person who buys them every time I do the shopping, which is quiet often) so I thought lets try blueberries.
Guess what it turned out beautiful. I made it for a birthday party and I came home with one (they are big portions those glasses I had).
I was very tempted to devour it myself (remember I am still on my sugardetox) but had a tiny teeny bit of the cream and gave the rest to my cake loving colleague.
So here we are thats the story of the Blueberry Tiramisu and below all this talk is the recipe.
Vegan Blueberry Tiramisu
First you will need to make the sponge.
Preheat the oven to 175 degrees celcius.
Line a 13x10 inch baking tray with baking paper.
Whisk Oat Milk and Apple Cider Vinegar in a bowl and let stand for about 10 minutes to curdle. Sieve the Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda into a bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk Vegan Butter, Sugar and Salt till light and fluffy, about a minute. Whisk in the Vanilla Essence.
Now mix everything together in a big bowl until combined and lastly stir in the blueberries.
Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes. Let cool.
To make the cashew cream blend all the ingredients except the blueberries and coconut oil until very smooth. It might take a while depending on your blender or food processor.
Half the cream mixture and add blueberries and coconut cream to one half and blend again. set aside.
When the sponge is cooled down cut it into the size of your glasses and place at the bottom of the glasses. Pour in some of the vanilla cream on top and freeze until set.
Now pour some of the blueberry cream on top of the vanilla cream and top with another layer of sponge.
Repeat the layering until all the cream is gone and or your glasses are full.
Although I am on my sugardetox I couldnt help but make cakes. I just love making cakes and I much too rarely make chocolate cakes.
So here is one that ive been thinking of making for a long time but never got to it.
The Rocher Cake (or tiny cakes in this case).
This will make about 5 small cakes depending on the size of your tins. I have made several different sizes so I wont give you guidance on the measurements.
As always if you recreate anything you see on my blog please tag me on Instagram. Id love to see your creations.
Combine the first 3 ingredients and press into the bottom of small cake tins.
Place the next 5 ingredients into a food processor and blend until very smooth.
Divide the mixture into two. Add the cacao to one half and spoon the dark mixture on top of the bases.
Freeze for about 30 minutes and do teh washing up in between 🙂
Now spoon the remaining mixture on top and freeze for another hour or so until set.
Decorate with homemade rochers.
Ok so Im on a sugardetox. Did you ever try that? Its not that tough at all. Maybe because I dont eat much refined sugar anyway but I was told Ill have a crash about 10 days into it…and I havent yet. Ive been doing it for about 12 days now so we will see right?
Anyway the toughest thing about it is that you cant have fruit and you cant have dried fruit. But because most my desserts have dates in them I thought it wasnt great, so I had to come up with a biscuit that has no dates in it and here it is.
It is absolutely delicious and totally sugarfree (except the naturally occuring sugars in nuts) and just the right thing for a midday snack.
I hope you like them and if you do make them please tag me on Instagram Id love to see your creations.
Sugarfree pecan hazelnut biscuits
Delicious sugarfree protein biccies
Place the first seven ingrediets in a food processor and blend until combined and sticky. Refrigerate until firm.
While the cookie dough is firming up, blend the remaining ingredients in a food processor until very creamy. Also refrigerate. It has to be frm enough to pipe but not too firm.
Now roll the dough between two sheets of cling film, it will be hard to roll out and will crumble. Get a cookie cutter and cut an even amount of biscuits.
Remove the beetroot filling from the fridge and pipe onto half of the biscuits leaving a bit of an edge. Place the other half of the biscuits on top and press gently down.
Warning you will have some filling left but hey you can always spread it on toast and have pink toast right.
These will ot keep for long, maybe 4-5 days as the filling will go sour. So enjoy within that time.
So its nearly Christmas and while I am writing this my mulled wine is slowly heating up on the stove.Youd think Id be sharing a lovely Christmassy treat with you now but I am not. I have been so busy with all sorts of things including getting my kitchen fixed up that I havent created anything Christmassy! How terrible is that?
I know I know really terrible. And you know what Ill try my best but I cannot guarantee anything will come out of my kitchen before next weekend, because tomorrow I am off for my Christmas party and then off to Paris for two days. My kitchen is still under construction….but as I said Ill try my best.
SO for now youll have to make do with these absolutely delicious Pecan Tahini caramel bars.
I really hope you like them and if you remake them, please tag me on IG. I would looove that.
Pecan Tahini Fudge Slices
For the nut layer process the first 3 ingredients in a food processor until crumbly and sticky
Layer the 100g pecans on top and refigerate
Now make the fudge by placing the last three ingredients in a pot and heat gently stirring all te time until the mixture gets well combined and sticky and slowly starts to crumble and separate.
Take of the heat and drain off the excess oil (btw I use that oil which is now sweet to fry pancakes). Make sure you to cool down the mixture and give it a good squeeze to drain all the oil out of it.
Spread on the nut mixture and refrigerate until set.
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Ok so Im going to make this short.
I love chocolate, who doesnt? and I really really love white chocolate. I rarely come across lovely vegan white chocolate, so it is really surprising why I havent created a white chocolate cheesecake. Now this is not a pure white chocolate cheesecake but a dark and white chocolate cake.
This is one everyone should try, its very easy to make, despite the long list of ingredients, and it it absolutely delicious.
Dark and White Chocolate Cheesecake
Place the first five ingredients into a food processor and blend until sticky and well combined. Now press this mass into the bas of a 12 inch tart tine. Refirdgerate while you are amking the cream filling
Now place the next six ingredients into a food processor and blend until very smooth. About 5 minutes.
Place one half back into the food processor and add the cocoa powder and blend. Spread this mixture on top of the base and refrigerate again.
Now place the other half of the filling into the food processor and add the oat milk powder and melted white chocolate. Blend until smooth.
Spread on top of the dark filling and refridgerate.
After the cake has set (about 4 hours) decoarte with different vegan chocolates.
So have a go and please let me know how you liked it and if you are on Instagram please tag me in yourcreation. I would LOOOVE that!
This one’s for the lovers…the coffee lovers I mean! I am an absolute coffee lover and sometimes I drink too much, I think. But what I really really love is the combination of coffee and chocolate. Combined with a delicious vegan caramel sauce I think its just unbeatable. So if yoou love your coffee as much as I do this one is for you. It is a beautiful not too sweet nearly refined sugar free and alomst healthy cheesecake, that you could almost have for breakfast. Its got nuts and seeds in it its got coffee in it and of course chcocolate. I might just do that and have it before work or at my 11 o’clock break tomorrow.
Slthough one slice is sitting right in front of me defrosting so maybe I wont wait and have it after dinner.
If you guys try it, please let me know and if you happent to take a photo please tag me on Instagram. Id looove to see you creations and I would be so honoured
By the way for the coffee I used Percol Coffee beans. They are my new favourite coffee, its fair trade and organic and their capsules are compostable which is the main reason I decided to try their products. The caramel sauce is Natures Charm caramel sauce, but they have a huge variety of other vegan prducts including a salted caramel sauce and also a butterscotch sauce. All are absolutely delicious.
So heres the recipe.
Chocolate Coffee Caramel Slice
For the base place the first 5 ingredients into a foodprocessor and blend until combined and sticky.
Line a standard bread loaf tin with parchment paper. Press the base into the tin and freeze for about 20 minutes.
Now place all the ingredients except the cacao, coffee beans, chocolate and naturescharm caramel sauce in a food processor or blender and blend until very creamy. Scraping down the sides inbetween.
Divide the mixture in two.
To one half add the ground coffee and to the other one the cocoa. Stir until well combined.
First spread the chocolate mixture on the base and freeze for about 20 mintes. Then spread the coffee mixture on top. Freeze for about 2 hours.
Remove the cake from the freezer and let sit for about 20 mintes.
Take out the cake and slice into slices.
Drizzle the melted chocolate and caramel sauce on top.
There is yet a person I have to meet (except my youngest monkey) who doesnt like the combination of chocolate and mint. Thats why I guess mint chocolate bars are such sellers, right?
Think after eight (I wish they were vegan) and me not liking chocolate by itself, minty chocolate is one chocolate Id always eat. Thats why I thought a minty chocolate cheesecake bar would be such a lovely idea.
Although I am not the biggest fan of shop bought treats oreos have always been my favourite biscuit since I went vegan. When I then discovered that the new minty oreo is also vegan I had to try it and what is a better way to try something than out it into a cheesecake?!!??.
So here it is all you chocolate mint cheesecake lovers! The Oreo Mint Cheesecake Slice. As always when you make it please tag me on Instagram, id love to see your creations.
Oreo Mint Cheesecake Slice
Crush the oreos in a plastic bag until you get fine crumbs.
Add coconut oil and combine
Press into a standard sized bread loaf tin lined with cling film and freeze while you make the cream cheese
Now place all the ingredients except the mint essence and spirulina into a food processor or blender and blend until very creamy.
Divide the cream mixture in two
Spread one half on top of the base. Freeze for about 15 minutes
Into the other half stir in the spirulina and mint essence. Stir until evenly green.
Spread this mixture on top of the first layer. Freeze for about 2 hours.
Take out of the freezer and let defrost for about 30 minutes. Slice into 6 slices.
Melt the dark chocolate and sprinkle over the top of the bars
I really dont know how I didnt come up with this before. Tiramisu Cake, right, so so easy to veganise and so so delicious.
Maybe I didnt want to mess around with it or maybe I thought its too difficult to do or maybe i just didnt think of it. Weird me being coffee and cake lover…
But in the end I did come up with a recipe. Now this one doesnt have the booze in it so it really is a healthier version but it tastes just as good. I used Percol Coffee Beans which I absolutely love and which you can get here.
I will try create a boozy recipe but its hard when my kids are around and they want to try all cakes and wont take no for an answer. This is why this one was created at night and hidden straight away.
Anyway, I wont bore you any longer so here it comes.
As always let me know what you think and tag me on Instagramm if you recreate it.
Vegan Tiramisu Cake
Place the first five ingredients in a food processor or high speed blender and blend several tumes until completely smooth.
Divide the mixture in two
Into one part of the mixture stir in the coffee beans and two teaspoons cold espresso
Place one Rich Tea biscuit into the bottom of each of the round 2.5 inch cake tin, it should just about fit in. Pour two teaspoons cold coffee on top of each bisquit to soak.
Spoon in 1/4 of the plain cream mixture into each tin on top of the bisquits, followed by the coffeed cream mix. Follow by the plain mix and then again by the coffee mix.
Freze for a least 2 hours to set.
Sprinkle with some cocoa powder and cacao nibs
Soooo, you know how much I love matcha! And I nearly just as much love chocolate. I recently discovered Ichoc vegan chocolate which you can find here and I really really love it.
So last weekend I was experimenting a bit with my raw cakes and I thought why not try a matcha cake with white chocolate and lemon. Guess what? Its the perfect combo.
The sweetness of the chocolate the tangyness of the lemon and the beautiful matcha tea flavour. I use Teaologistsuk matcha powder which you can purchase here.
So if you love matcha and if you love white chocolate this is the cake for you.
If you try the recipe please let me know what you thought and tag me in your IG photo.
Raw Matcha Lemon White Chocolate Cheesecake
Place the first 4 ingredients in a food processor until well combined. If too thick add a little more lemon juice
Now press into the bottom of a 2.5" cake tin
Now place the next tfour ingredients into a blender and blend several times unt very smooth.
Divide the the mixture into two bowl. In one add the lemon juice and melted white chocolate. In the other one add the matcha and coconut oil.
Stir until incorporated.
Spoon the white chocolate mixture onto the base of the cake.
refrigerate until set.
Now spoon the Matcha mixture on top. Refrigerate until set