Pink orange pound cake

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients Pound Cake 2 cups (250 g) self-rising flour  1 tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot starch 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/3 cup vegan butter or neutral oil, like canola or melted coconut oil  1 cup (200 g)  light brown sugar  1 tbsp vanilla extract  1 cup coconut cream  1/3 cup dairy-free milk  chopped orange-infused dark chocolate  Toppings: vegan frosting drizzle, fresh pink-orange from @checkersa, pomegranate jewels.  Frosting drizzle:  juice of 1 pink orange 1 1/2 cups icing sugar  Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Prepare and measure out all of the ingredients.  In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients like flour, cornstarch, and sea salt. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream the vegan butter on high speed for 2-3 minutes, or until whipped and creamy. Into the butter add in the sugar and vanilla extract, and cream together until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add the coconut cream until integrated into the vegan butter.  Add in half of the flour mixture at first, and mix on medium-low speed until integrated. Then add in the remaining flour mixture, along with the dairy-free milk, and mix again. Use a rubber spatula to scrape the bottom and ensure that all flour and wet ingredients are combined. Fold in the chopped chocolate, pour the cake batter into your prepared loaf pan, and bake the pound cake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow the pound cake to cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Then carefully flip the pound cake onto a cooling rack and back over to be right side up to cool completely  For the frosting, press out the juice of the pink oranges and mix in the icing sugar, frost the cake, decorate, and serve! Photo Gallery I hope you love this beautiful yummy citrus cake!! M*

Almond butter hot chocolate

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 2 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 2 cups soy milk or plant milk of choice  1 espresso shot (optional)  1/3 cup almond butter  1/4 cup honey or syrup to sweeten  1/4 cup cacao powder  1/4 cup cornstarch  pinch of salt  shredded chocolate to serve  cinnamon to serve  Method Add the milk, espresso, almond butter, sweetener, cacao powder, and salt into a saucepan, and bring to a simmer until nice and fragrant.  Mix the cornstarch with some water until smooth, pour the cornstarch slurry into the hot mixture and turn down the heat until nice and thick.  Pour the hot chocolate into serving cups of choosing, and serve with shredded chocolate and a dash of cinnamon.  Photo Gallery I Hope you love this super creamy and delicious hot chocolate.  M*

Blueberry cornflake muffins

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour or white bread flour  1  cup crushed cornflakes  1 1/2 tsp baking powder  1/3 cups soft brown sugar  pinch of salt  1 1/2 cups coconut or plant milk  1 tsp apple cider vinegar  1 tsp vanilla extract  1/4 cups melted coconut oil or vegan butter  Toppings  soft brown sugar  crushed cornflakes  stewed blueberry jam or fresh blueberries  Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.  Add the flour, cornflakes, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl.  Mix the milk, apple cider, vanilla, and coconut oil, let it curdle for a bit, mix the wet into the dry, and then scoop into paper-lined muffin cases.  Freeze the rest of the muffins for future use.  Add crushed cornflakes, sugar, and blueberries on top and bake the muffins for 25-30 minutes until brown.  Photo Gallery I hope you love these amazing muffins! M*

Cashew snicker bars

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats ground into flour 1 cup almond flour1-2 tbsp of vanilla protein or chocolate protein powder  1 tsp ground cinnamon Pinch of salt 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter 1-2 tbsp maple syrup, honey or sugar-free syrup Dark chocolate or sugar-free chocolate chips Roasted cashews Date caramel 1 cup brown dates soaked in water until soft 1/2 cup nut butter Toppings Melted Sugar-free chocolate chips or dark chocolate   crushed roasted cashews  crushed pistachios  pistachio butter ganache  cacao nibs  Pistachio butter ganache  1 cup pistachio butter  100g white chocolate or 50ml coconut oil mixed with 50ml honey or syrup to create a ganache  Method Add the oats to a blender and blend until fine, then add the oats, almond flour, protein powder, cinnamon, and some salt to a medium bowl. Gradually pour in the coconut oil, cashew butter, and syrup and mix well. Fold in the chocolate chips, add 1-2 tbsp of the batter to each mold, and tap the bottom on the counter to have a smooth base. Add 1-2 tbsp of the date caramel, then the roasted cashews on top and freeze until set. For the date caramel: add the soaked and drained dates to a blender, then the nut butter, and blend until smooth. (Add some milk if needed to smooth it out.) Once the bars are set, remove them from the molds and dip them in the desired chocolate mixture of choice, or just a drizzle. Add some crushed nuts, cacao nibs, pistachio butter ganache and more chocolate on top! Photo Gallery I Hope you love these yummy bars as much as we do! M*

Protein Cashew snicker bars

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats ground into flour 1 cup almond flour1-2 tbsp or scoops Noa & Co chocolate protein powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon Pinch of salt 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter 1-2 tbsp maple syrup, honey or sugar-free syrup Dark chocolate or sugar-free chocolate chips Roasted cashews Date caramel 1 cup brown dates soaked in water until soft 1/2 cup nut butter Toppings Melted Sugar-free chocolate chips or dark chocolate   crushed roasted cashews  optional-Cinnamon sugar (sub sugar with stevia or sweetener of choice) -optional Method Add the oats to a blender and blend until fine, then add the oats, almond flour, protein powder, cinnamon, and some salt to a medium bowl. Gradually pour in the coconut oil, cashew butter and syrup and mix well. Fold in the chocolate chips and then add 1-2 tbsp of the batter to each of your molds and tap the bottom on the counter so you have a smooth base. Add 1-2 tbsp of the date caramel, then the roasted cashews on top and freeze until set. For the date caramel: add the soaked and drained dates to a blender, then the nutbutter, and blend until smooth. (Add some milk if needed to smooth it out.) Once the bars are set, remove them from the moulds and dip them in the desired chocolate mixture of choice, or just a drizzle. Add some sugar cinnamon topping and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope, you love these yummy high-protein bars!! M*

Pistachio snicker bars

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients Base  1 1/2 cups rolled oat (GF if you like) 1 cup pistachios 1/2 cup cashews 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup liquid sweetener of choice Pinch of salt Date caramel filling  2 cups brown dates soaked until soft 1/2 cup nut butter of choice 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt 1 cup chopped and roasted pistachios and walnuts Melted chocolate Coarse salt to serve Method Add the oats and pistachios into a blender and blend until smooth, scoop into a bowl and add in the coconut oil, sweetener, and salt and mix well. Press into a parchment paper lined tray and bake for 8-10 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius until brown, let it cool and chill. For the date caramel: drain the dates and add into a blender along with the rest of the date caramel ingredients. Blend well until smooth, add a bit of liquid, and scrape down the sides. Add the date caramel onto the base, smooth out and layer on the chopped nuts. Freeze until set, slice, and dip in melted chocolate, serve with extra nuts on top, and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love these delicious snicker bars!! M*

Baked Custard donuts

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 2 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients 3 cups bread flour  1/2 cup neutral cooking oil  1/2-3/4 cup cup plant-based milk or plant-based yogurt  8g instant yeast  1/3 cup castor sugar  1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract  1/2 tsp cinnamon  pinch of salt  Custard filling  2 cups plant-based yogurt  1/3 cup cornstarch  1 tsp vanilla extract  dash of cinnamon if you like  icing sugar to serve    Method Sift the bread flour into a bowl, and add the sugar, salt, and cinnamon.  In another container add the plant-based milk (lukewarm if you can) along with the vanilla and the yeast.  Add the wet into the dry and mix well until the dough is foldable and soft. Place it in a warm area, cover it with a cloth, and let it rest for an hour to rise.  Once risen, Preheat the oven or air fryer. Slice the dough into four equal parts and shape into a small bun-like shape. Cover and place in a warm area and let it rise again.  Once risen, brush with neutral cooking oil and a sprinkle of sugar. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.  Add the custard ingredients into a bowl, and whisk until there are no lumps, microwave or place in a pot on the stove and simmer until it starts to thicken. Remove from the heat, add a layer of cling wrap to prevent skin from forming, and let it chill to room temperature.  Once chilled scoop the custard into a piping bag with a star nozzle, slice the donuts length ways, and pipe dollops of the custard down the middle.  Add a dust of icing sugar before serving and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love these fluffy and delicious donuts! M*

Coffee cookies

Recipe Gallery Share the Love                           Coffee cookies  Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty 0 Beginner Ingredients 2 1/4 cups cake flour (more if needed) sub with wholewheat or rye flour 1/4 tsp baking sodapinch of salt 125g margarine softened or vegan butter 1 cup brown sugar 10 ml freeze-dried coffee powder dissolved in 50 ml boiling water 1/2 cup golden syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essenceIcing 2 cups icing sugar 80g margarine at room temperature or vegan butter 1 teaspoon freeze-dried coffee powder for icing Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together. Rub in the softened margarine and mix until crumbly texture. In another mixing bowl whip the sugar, coffee, syrup, and vanilla essence together. Fold this into the flour mixture and combine until you have a manageable dough. Roll or scoop into a piping bag with a round nozzle, depending on how soft your dough is, add more flour needed. Press with cookie press into a prepared baking tray, and bake for 8 to 10 minutes until brown. Let them chill. For the icing, cream the icing sugar with the margarine and dissolved coffee mixture, and mix until fluffy. Ice the cookies and store in an airtight container. Photo Gallery Hope you love these yummy SA cookies!! M*

Baklava cinnamon buns

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty 0 Beginner Ingredients  3 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup rye flour 1⁄4 cup coconut sugar 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 package instant yeast (1 package = 2 1⁄4 tsp)  1 teaspoon salt 1 1⁄2 cups nondairy milk lukewarm 1⁄4 cup vegan butter, or margarine at room temperatureFor the Filling 1⁄2 cup vegan butter or coconut oil, room temperature 1/2 cup pistachio butter 3⁄4 cup coconut sugar 1 cup chopped pistachios Frosting Sugar syrup 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup water 2 tbsp rose water Method In a large bowl or a stand mixer, combine 3 cups flour, rye flour, sugar, cocoa powder, yeast, and salt. Turn the stand mixer to low and add in the non-dairy milk, vanilla, and food colouring. Add in the vegan butter and let go for 5-7 minutes, adding in the remaining flour if needed to not be sticky and form a ball. Mix by hand if you don’t have a stand mixer. Once the ball is formed, grease the same bowl mixed in and place the dough ball back into the bowl. Cover with a towel or plastic wrap and place in a warm place until double in size. Once the dough is doubled in size, pull out the dough and lay it out on a lightly floured surface. Using a rolling pin, roll dough into an approximately 30x 15 cm rectangle that is 1 cm thick. Cook the sugar syrup until the sugar has dissolved and becomes slightly thick, remove to cool. For the filling – smear a generous layer onto the cinnamon roll, and sprinkle over the sugar, pistachio butter, and chopped pistachio.  Carefully roll cinnamon rolls into the log from the longest side up. Once completely rolled, place seam side down. Add a drizzle of the sugar syrup at the bottom, and cut the cinnamon rolls into 12 even-sized pieces. Place into a large non-stick pan with a flat base, pan and cover to rise for 45-60 minutes or until cinnamon rolls have risen. Preheat to 180 degrees Celsius. Once heated, place the dish inside and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes. Once baked, remove from the oven and pour over the sugar syrup. Cream together the frosting and then add a generous scoop to the lukewarm cinnamon buns and some pistachios on top. Serve slightly warm and gooey. Photo Gallery Hope you love these super fluffy buns!! M*

Chocolate cinnamon babka

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 6 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients Kuvings chocolate cinnamon babka• 3 1⁄2 – 4 cups all-purpose flour• 1 package instant yeast• 1 teaspoon salt• 1 1⁄2 cups dairy-free milk• 1⁄4 cup golden syrup• For chocolate filling• 100g chocolate melted• 1 1/4 cup vegan cream cheese or regularGlaze• 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar• 1-2 tbsp milk Method In a large bowl, whisk the flour, yeast, and salt. Then, add in the dairy-free milk and maple syrup. Using a spatula, fold until mostly combined. Sprinkle a little more flour if needed to not be sticky and form a ball. Once the ball is formed, grease the same bowl mixed in and place thedough ball back into the bowl. Cover with a towel or plastic wrap and let sit for 60-90 minutes ina warm, draft-free place until doubled.For the filling In a small bowl cream the melted chocolate and cream cheese together. Once risen, lightly flour a surface and roll the dough out until approximately 12×15 rectangle. Brush the margarine or coconut oil across the entire surface. Evenly smear the filling across the dough. Sprinkle on some cinnamon If adding, chocolate chips, evenly sprinkle across. Starting on one side, roll the dough into a log. Cut the log lengthwise carefully so there are two long pieces. Starting at one end, pinch the ends together and then braid the two pieces together and pinch them together again at the end. Carefully place in a well-greased loaf pan.*If your babka is not at the top of your pan, cover it and let it rise until it is. If it is, proceed with baking. Place in the air fryer, set the setting to bake, place the cooking temperature to 180 degrees Celsius, and bake for 30-32 minutes or until done. Once baked, remove the babka, sprinkle on some cinnamon sugar, and then drizzle with the glaze. Photo Gallery Hope you love this fluffy and delish babka! M*