All posts tagged: cupcake

Vegan chocolate cream

This is a very simpleΒ and straightforward recipe for chocolate cream. You can use it as topping for cupcakes, on top of pies, or in smaller portions as a dessert on its own. And it’s without refinedΒ sugar, you can choose between maple syrup or agave syrup, whichever you like best! Important though is that it requires advance preparation. That is, it needs some time in the fridge to set. At least half an hour, but better still an hour is best to make it stiff, espcially if you want to use it for cupcake topping. Silken tofu is very smooth tofu. It is much softer and ‘creamy’ than regular tofu. You can easily cut regular tofu into cubes, this doesn’t work with silken tofu. In Belgium, I’ve only seen it available in organic shops. Ingredients vegan chocolate cream 1 package silken tofu (400g), drained of excess liquid 1/4 cup soy milk 2 tbs agave or maple syrup 1 ts vanille extract 12 ounce (370g) vegan black chocolate chips Preparation Crumble the silken tofu in a blender. …

Coconut lime muffins

These are my new favourites! I’ve only made these coconut lime muffins once so far, but I’m sure I will be making them many more times again! A pretty straightforward classic muffin recipe, with a tropical twist. Close your eyes and think lime cocktails, beaches with coconut trees, and enjoy your muffin πŸ™‚ Ingredients coconut lime muffins (vegan) 1 cup all-purpose flower 1/2 ts baking powder 1/2 ts baking soda 1/4 ts salt 1/3 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup soy milk 1 ts vanille extract 1 ts coconut extract 1 tbs or more grated lime zest 1 cup dried shredded coconut Preparation Preheat the oven to 180Β° (350Β°). Put paper liners in aΒ muffin tin (12 muffins). In a smallΒ bowl, mix the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Melt the coconut oil in a small saucepan. In a large bowl, mix the sugar with the melted coconut oil. Add the wet ingredients: coconut milk, soy milk, vanilla extract, coconut extract and lime zest. Add theΒ dry ingredients …