Desserts, vegan, raw vegan, gluten free

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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Poppyseed ‘milk’ chocolate cake

Poppyseed 'milk' chocolate cake aka a Mon cake? I grew up with this poppyseed 'milk' chocolate cake being called a mon cake. When I googled a description for a mon cake absolutely nothing came up. I don't know where this cake originates from but it was my ultimate favorite cake growing up.   My mom would make this poppyseed cake for birthdays. I remember always helping because I wanted to lick the white chocolate pot clean when we were done.  In my own terms, a mon cake is a poppyseed cake and the traditional version of this cake is made with…

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