Cherry pudding pie

Sweets - Desserts

 

I grew up in the Netherlands and in every nice mall, there is a shop Hema and Mutlivlaai and these shops had the best pies!!!! We were raised vegetarian and most of the pies had eggs (not anymore, yay!) Now living in Belgium, it’s hard to find egg-free dessert, to just have comfort food. One day I was just thinking to make it myself and where do you find inspiration to cook something you never tried, yes! YouTube!. I found a good recipe, but it contains eggs and I replaced the eggs with yoghurt and it worked. The pie was just so yummy and now my kids LOVE pie too. Parenting win!

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Here is the YouTube recipe:

 

Good luck!

Share it if you like it 🙂

Much love

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Gluten free Cupcakes

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Gluten -Free cupcakes are really easy and yummy at the same time. In our Vaishnava tradition we have monthly Grain-free days and these are just really easy. Somehow on those days we want to eat more. I make these the night before for our kids to take to school in their lunchbox and they are super content with these cupcakes. I have many memories about buckwheat cakes and this recipe makes a really delicious cupcake ( i promise). The buckwheat taste is really not overpowering and its light.

There are many ways to create different flavours, but for these ones I used frozen berries.

Glutenfree Ekadasi Cupcakes

  • 2 cups buckwheat flour
  • 2tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups apple sauce
  • 1/2 yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • (optional) 1/2 cup frozen berries)

Preheat your oven on 180 degrees. Meanwhile mix all your dry and wet ingredients separately. Combine everything well. Place cupcake liners in your muffin-tin. Spoon the batter in (Tip: use ice cream scoop).

Bake for approx 20/25 minutes.

Tip:   Just stick a toothpick into the center of your cupcake. If there is wet batter still on the toothpick, it needs more time in the oven. If it comes out clean, your cupcake is done!

And!! I have a donut oven tin, so I made Ekadasi Gluten free donuts, without the berries.

Happy Holidays!

Ferrero Rocher Cake

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Here it is!

The long-awaited task on my to-do list. I wanted to make a Ferrero rocher cake for a long while.

I made a small 18cm, 3 layered chocolate cake, with chocolate buttercream and covered the cake with bresilienne nuts. Topped the cake with of course Ferrero rocher’s, raspberries and blackberries.

Cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pure cacao powder
  • 1 1/2 cup  flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 20 gram baking powder
  • 1  1/3 cup milk

Method

  1. Mix the dry ingredients separately from the wet
  2. Now mix together, the batter should be a bit lumpy, do not overmix
  3. Divide this mixture 3 times in a 18  cm oven tin .
  4. Bake for approx. 20min on 170 degrees celcius
  5. Let it totally cool down

Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients:

  • 400ml Creamy Coconut milk (canned is perfect, with the highest % of fat)
  • 600gr  Chocolate (bars or chips)
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil

Method:

  1. Cook the coconut milk until boil
  2. Chop the chocolate bar and place it in a microwave-safe bowl
  3. Turn off the heat and add the coconut oil, and mix well
  4. Pour the hot coconut milk over the chocolate
  5. Let it set 2 min
  6. Start whisking until you get a smooth shiny chocolate cream
  7. You can pour this hot mixture in your pie or tart base
  8. For cakes, let it cool off in the fridge or overnight until you get a perfect spreadable /pipeable texture
  9. If it’s too solid to work, pop it in the microwave for a 1-min session until you get the right spreadable and pipeable texture
  10. Left-overs? you can store it up to a week in the fridge
  11. Cover the cake with the frosting, Ferrero rocher, nuts and fruits

 

Buckwheat baked donuts

Ekadasi, Sweets - Desserts

Every Ekadasi ( Grain free day) I crave for something sweet! Because lately i have been making a lot of donuts, I desired donuts so much! I accepted the challenge and tried to figure out a ekadasi/ glutenfree donut recipe.

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It is based on my Glutenfree buckwheat cupcake recipe. I have a donut oven tin which I bought cheap and thought let try this. I spray some oil in the tin and piped the batter in there. Make sure to not fill it until the edges, half full is perfect!

Now I will share the buckwheat baked donuts recipe:

By the way, you are welcome 🙂

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Berry bliss cake!

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Now I will share this amazing recipe lemon cake!

IT’S EGG-FREE AND DELICIOUS!

First of all, you need a variety of berries. I used blueberries, raspberries and the amazing strawberries and 1 lemon.

1 1/2 cup  flour

1 cup sugar

1 cup milk (i added this time in the milk 30ml yoghurt)

1/3 cup olive oil

20 gram baking powder

3 tbsp lemon zest

 

1 tbsp lemon juice
Divide this mixture in two oven trays , same size ofcourse!
Bake for approx. 20min on 170 degrees celcius
 and let it cool down before, adding the cream and fruits.
This my mandala filling:
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Next i put the 2nd layer on top

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Then to give it more flare i have added flowers, mint and coconut flakes:

TADAAA!

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Orange upside down loaf

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Spring is almost here!!!

Fruits and fresh flavors are  wanted 🙂

 

Here is the recipe of an Orange upside down loaf:

  • 1 1/2 flour
  • 20 gr Baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp Orange zest
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Fresh juice from 1/2 orange

Bottom:

  • 3 orange slices
  • 1tbsp sugar

Instructions:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients separately and the wet ingredients also separately
  2. Combine wet & dry mixtures together
  3. Preheat your oven on 180 degrees
  4. Prepare your loaf tin with anti stick spray or baking paper
  5. Cover the orange slices in sugar
  6. Put the slices on the bottom and pour the remaining sugar over it
  7. Pour your loaf batter in the pan

Bake for 30-40 min

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choux filled with whipped cream topped with chocolate!

Sweets - Desserts

Many people have requested the recipe of this  delicious dessert.. So here below you can find what I have done.

Because it is very hard to make choux dough eggfree, I use puff pastry to replace it. I will try other eggfree choux recipes soon to make it from scratch. But I assure you using puff pastry as a replacement is also very tasty and easy.

First I buy 1  sheet ready-made (eggfree ofcourse) puff pastry

Make round balls and put them in a muffin tin.

1 sheet makes around 8 choux balls.

After forming the balls, I put them in the oven, for 30-40 min on 200 degrees celsius and VOILA!

You let let them cool down. In the meantime u can melt chocolate to top the choux balls and when the balls are cooled down cut them in two and fill it with whipped cream. Last but not least dip the top of the choux ball in the melted chocolate.

And you are done!

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Have fun baking and eating 🙂

It’s delicious!