Browsing Archive: May, 2021

Vegan chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream

Posted by Frances Chan on Sunday, May 30, 2021, In : big cakes 

Our birthday girl requested the usual for her cake again - chocolate with vanilla buttercream. So I made it gluten-free and vegan so all the kids in the 12-strong party could get stuck in! I increased the recipe by 50% to make a higher cake.

2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 c plant-based milk (I used rice)
1 c coconut sugar
3/4 c organic golden sugar
2 c flour of choice
3/4 c cocoa powder
1 Tbsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 c + 2 tsp vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp instant co...
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Posted by Bake Club on Sunday, May 9, 2021, In : small cakes 

My sister gave me a madeleine pan for my birthday! Now I know how easy they are to make! They take a little prep but these soft, buttery sponges don't take long to bake and were perfect for a mother's day tea. Great for lunchboxes too.

Makes 20
1 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/2 c sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp honey or maple syrup or golden syrup
1/2 tsp lemon zest
115g melted butter

For chocolate madeleines: replace 2 tbsp flour with cocoa powder. Use orange zest or orange ext...
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Blueberry muffins

Posted by Bake Club on Friday, May 7, 2021, In : small cakes 

The best thing about muffins is that they only require gentle mixing and don't take long too cook. I don't seem to have baked anything for ages, so this is a quick and satisfying re-entry into Bake Club.

2 c flour (I used white and wholemeal spelt)

4 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 c sugar

100g butter, just melted

1 c milk (I used rice)

1 egg

1 1/2 c fresh or frozen blueberries

cinnamon sugar (1/4 c brown sugar, 1/4 c white sugar, 1 tbsp cinnamon)

Preheat oven to 220C. Line a 12-cup mu...

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EST. 2010

Frances C loves to bake. She's also a freelance editor and DJ. She shares some of her adventures, culinary or otherwise, on Instagram.


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