Desserts, vegan, raw vegan, gluten free

Vegan chocolate crinkle cookies

Vegan chocolate crinkle cookies Who doesn’t love a good chocolate cookie? I’ve always baked peanut butter cookies or choc chip cookies because those always hit the sweet spot but I decided to try something new. These vegan chocolate crinkle cookies were inspired by gimme some ovens recipe. I had never made a crinkle cookie before, but these were so easy I'll definitely be baking them a lot more frequently Eggs in vegan baking I often get asked what I use to replace eggs in vegan baking. I know so many recipes call for flax eggs or chia eggs and while I…

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Choc orange chickpea fudge

There is something just so good about chocolate and orange being married. I'm a huge fan of chocolate orange chocolate and all the possible dessert combos that chocolate and orange can present itself in. This choc orange chickpea fudge was an idea I had and it turned out super yummy. What is chickpea fudge? Traditional fudge is made from loads of sugar, condensed milk, and butter. I loved fudge growing up, although it was a real treat around the house. I remember so many flops being made where it would turn to toffee and my brother and I would eat the…

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Vegan Sago Pudding

If you have never heard of sago pudding, I don't blame you. It's very much a South African dessert. One can find various kinds of desserts containing sago in some Asian counties. Vegan sago pudding is uncommon since this traditional dessert is made with milk and egg. What is sago? Sago is made from the pith of palm trees and looks like small white pearls. Sago is often confused with tapioca pearls which are made from cassava root and are slightly bigger. Tapioca pearls are used in bubble tea. While I couldn't find sago in a local store, I did…

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South African Crunchies

It's my goal to veganize all the recipes I grew up on. My granny was the baker and her cookies were always so good. These crunchies took me back to my childhood. Although they are not AS crunchy as hers were, they are pretty authentic South African crunchies. What is a crunchie? First things first, a crunchie is a cookie or biscuit (as we call then in South Africa), made from oatmeal, flour and golden syrup. It's like the name suggests, a biscuit with a crunch. However, I've had softer ones and super crunchy ones before. My favorite is a…

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