Vegan mint cookies

Just very minty cookies that leave cooling aftertaste. Walnut bits add crunchiness. Yield: 20 cookies Ingredients 5 g dried mint/5-10 sprigs fresh mint 1 cup water 100 g walnuts 135 g rye flour 100 g oat flour 25 g wheat flour + 3 tablespoons extra 100 g brown sugar lemon juice from ½ lemon ½…

Easy coconut cookies

The easiest coconut cookies recipe. They get chewy, so my hint is to use the smallest coconut pieces possible. The finer flakes, the more tender cookies. Also you can add a toasted almond/hazelnut into each cookie. Yield: 25 cookies Ingredients 200 g shredded/grated coconut 100 g sugar 2 egg whites Method Preheat the oven to 200C. Line…

Vegan chocolate cookies

       Ingredients 1⁄2 cup olive/corn/canola/sunflower oil 1⁄2 cup sugar 1 1⁄3 cup vegetable milk or coffee 2 cups + 3 tablespoons rye/wheat flour 3 tablespoons dark cocoa powder 1 tablespoon flax seed, powdered 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon lemon juice (for soda) 1⁄3 teaspoon salt        Method Preheat the oven to…

Orange saffron muffins

Easy-to-make muffins with dried apricots, rich orange flavor and sunny saffron. This recipe makes dense and moist texture. Yield: 12 muffins        Ingredients 110 g/125 ml vegetable oil 300 ml plain non-sweet yogurt 2 eggs 140 g sugar 250 g flour 1 tablespoon orange zest (from 2 oranges) 15 saffron strands, ground 1/3 teaspoon…

Oatmeal carrot cardamom cookies (flourless)

These cookies are just like your morning oatmeal, only baked and sweetened. Carrot is ‘disguised’ because of super rich orange flavor. Chickpea powder added as extra protein. Yield: 12 cookies        Ingredients 2 medium carrots, finely grated 200 g regular oats zest from 1 orange, finely grated 2 eggs 100 g sugar 100 g walnuts 1 teaspoon ground…

Cherry apple clafoutis

Clafoutis is similar to one whole pancake. One of the easiest desserts that works with any fruit. The batter can be prepared in the evening, and cooked in the morning. I tried skillet-baked cherry clafoutis, just like an omelet. If you lack time, that could be a good option.        Ingredients 300 g cherries,  pitted, drained (fresh/frozen/canned)…

Fruit cake

A feastful fruit cake! Super fragrant, moist and containing lots of mixed dried fruit:)        Ingredients 110 g corn/olive/vegetable oil 200 g sour cream, at room temperature 3 eggs, at room temperature 150 g brown sugar 250 g all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 50…

Ampelmann spicy cookies

Many thanks to Joy for the Ampelmann cookie cutters:) All my other cookie cutters are mostly gifts too, which brings joy to put them to good use:)        Ingredients 200 g soft butter 180 g brown sugar 1 egg 400 g all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cold water 1/3 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 tablespoon…

Kiwi-apple-banana smoothie

Ingredients 2 kiwis 1 banana 2 medium apples, peeled and cored 1 tablespoon sesame seeds handful of walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup unsweetened almond milk Method Combine all the ingredients in blender adding lemon juice to taste. Process until smooth. Pour into glasses. Bon Appétit!

Raisin flapjacks (vegan)

The vegan flapjacks is a plentiful source of energy. Excellent for cyclists, like homemade granola bars.        Ingredients 300 g porridge oats (not fortified) 80 g black raisins 70 g golden raisins 70 g brown sugar 1 tablespoon maple/corn syrup 100 g vegetable oil 30 g water 1 teaspoon cinnamon        Method Preheat the oven 180°C/350°F….

Lemon pumpkin cake

For those who like moist cakes, this eggless and flavorful pumpkin-lemon bake could be a good idea:)        Ingredients 300 g pumpkin puree 3 tablespoons condensed milk 100 ml cream 50 g butter, softened or melted 100 g rye flour 150 g wheat flour zest and juice from 2 lemons 50 g sugar pinch…

Cherry red currant pie

This cherry-currant pie is just a cinnamon craze:) Cinnamon added into a base, filling and dusted over. You can always experiment with any ingredients you like:)        Ingredients Crust 200 g unsalted butter (82,5% fat), at room temperature 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons cold water 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon Filling 700 g cherries, pitted 200 g…