vixbakes

(vegan baking + other minor obsessions)

Red Velvet Brownies with White Chocolate Fudge Frosting (and Hidden Beetroot) :: Virtual Vegan Potluck

Brownies are my favourite thing, and these red velvet brownies are my new favourite recipe. They are moist and slightly tangy, with a good hit of chocolate and vanilla. I’ve sneaked … Continue reading

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Lazygirl Sourdough

I am selectively lazy. The way I see it, baking your own sourdough from scratch is a worthy endeavour, but kneading, punching down dough and shaping loaves… hmm, not so … Continue reading

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Gone Foraging: Wild Garlic + Mushroom Pie

Spring it is. And while spring weather in England is famously fickle, there is one thing you can always count on: wild garlic. As far as foragers go, I am … Continue reading

21 May 2013 · 10 Comments

Vegan Caramel Brownie Cake

Vegan chocoholics of the world, unite! A thin layer of chewy, gooey brownie overdosed with chocolate chunks, covered with a layer of home-made dulce de leche and topped with a light cream … Continue reading

11 May 2013 · 25 Comments

Kids’ Superfood Cookies

Despite my best efforts, my three-year-old daughter seems to be quickly turning into a very picky eater. These days most meals are met with an ‘I don’t like it’, plates … Continue reading

3 April 2013 · 4 Comments

Cheesy Butternut + Sage Muffins

I am all about the simple pleasures in life, and muffins are one of my favourite things. Memories have a way of always being tied up with food, and I … Continue reading

25 March 2013 · 6 Comments

Perfect Simple Raw Truffles

Every vegan cook should have a good raw truffle recipe under their sleeve. This is mine – deeply chocolate truffles that are quick to put together and easy to handle … Continue reading

17 February 2013 · 2 Comments

Christmas Mincemeat Cupcakes with Brandy Buttercream

Wow, Christmas is around the corner once again. Where has the year gone? And once again I find myself with far less time on my hands than I would need … Continue reading

15 December 2012 · 2 Comments

Apple Almond Crumble Bars

Autumn is my favourite time of the year and surely one of the great things about the British autumn is Bramley apples. My father-in-law grows them in his garden and … Continue reading

2 November 2012 · 1 Comment

Raw Mince Pies

These lovely mince pies are raw and nut-free! They feature a lucuma-buckwheat crust that can be rolled and shaped like conventional pastry, which somehow self-dehydrates to achieve an almost cooked-like texture … Continue reading

31 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Raw Christmas Cake

Oh, this Christmas cake! A raw cake full of sultanas, goji berries, almonds, apricots and dates, and with a healthy dose of baobab powder. A white chocolate marzipan layer so … Continue reading

27 October 2012 · 2 Comments

Raw Biscotti

This is a simple yet beautiful recipe. The base is almonds and buckwheat, gently sweetened with dates, packed with currants and hazelnuts and with just a hint of cinnamon – … Continue reading

23 October 2012 · 3 Comments
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