Bakes & Treats — cake

Chamomile Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream

Chamomile Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream

We partnered with our pals over at About Time Magazine, for a special week dedicated to tea. We’re a sucker for a brew, but there’s more to the humble tea leaf than just drinking a cuppa. The amazing Kate Hackworthy from Veggie Desserts got to work on our whole chamomile flowers. Kate says: I'm a journalist, author and award-winning UK food blogger. I love to create vegetarian and vegan recipes, plus my creative vegetable desserts! I’ll show you how to eat your veggies at every meal. Ready, set, bake: Our whole chamomile flowers come from Egypt, where they are hand-picked & transported to us here in the UK. Did you know...

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Chamomile & Vanilla Vegan Cheesecake Recipe

Chamomile & Vanilla Vegan Cheesecake Recipe

Rejoice! A super easy to make free from dairy, soy & gluten no bake cheescake.   Delicate floral notes of chamomile and sweet vanilla accompanied by fresh blueberries make this creamy cheesecake the perfect afternoon treat to enjoy with your cuppa. Our whole chamomile flower tea comes from the Egyptian plains and we use just the flower head to deliver the best tasting brew. These delicate chamomile flower heads are easily damaged as they are hand-picked, packed & transported which inevitably leads to some dust. To minimise this, we recommend you treat your chamomile tea gently.   Did you know that...

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Vegan Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

This week we have collaborated with Charley's Health to bring you peppermint chocolate fudge muffins, a twist on the classic chocolate fudge cake. We love chocolate and we love peppermint so these two together are a match made in heaven. This chocolate fudge cake only takes 10 minutes to make, great news! Makes 6 delish muffins Ingredients 1/2 cup pitted dates 2 tbsp cashew butter 1 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp cacao powder 1/2 cup freshly brewed We Are Tea peppermint leaf tea Pinch of salt 3/4 tsp baking powder 6 squares Dark Chocolate 1/2 cup gluten free flour (I used...

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Earl Grey, Fig & Honey Cake Recipe

Earl Grey, Fig & Honey Cake Recipe

This week we have teamed up with Lily Vanilli to bring you the cakes of ALL cakes. Covered in a fragrant and delicious Earl Grey buttercream (the flavour comes from gently infusing cream with tea bags) the slices of fresh figs and a honey mascarpone filling are sandwiched by a light vanilla sponge. Perfect with a cuppa! You will need: Vanilla sponge  2 x 9″ cake tins, lined 330g plain flour, sifted 320g caster sugar 1.5 tbs baking powder Pinch of salt 175g unsalted butter, room temperature 3 eggs 190ml whole milk 1.5 tsp good vanilla extract Earl Grey buttercream 100g unsalted butter, softened 300g...

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