Fruit cake made with vegetable oil recipes

Fruit & nut glazed vegan Christmas cake

Fruit & nut glazed vegan Christmas cake

I made a second cake using vegetableoil which worked very well, too, giving an even moister cake. I will freely admit that I haven’t made a vegan cake before but I have eaten some lovely ones
A very special Rich Fruit cake

A very special Rich Fruit cake

But I have made this cake using whisky in the past. To make the cake, mix the sugar with a little splash of brandy first to start to dissolve it before whisking in the oil and mixing together the other ingredients
Rhubarb and Olive Oil upside-down Cake

Rhubarb and Olive Oil upside-down Cake

to caramelize the fruit (in this case, the vegetable) before baking. I made peace with rhubarb as I found out that cooking it is actually quite easy
Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Cake

The cream and fruit can be piled on top which is perfect for serving on a table centre piece, or cake slices can be individually plated with a delicate quenelle of cream on top
Recipe | Olive oil, orange and rosemary cake

Recipe | Olive oil, orange and rosemary cake

Menus involved using the baskets full of fresh local vegetables and fruits, local meats from our cheeky island senior butcher but unfortunately no fish as the sea was too rough due to the wind (although the wind in compensation in tandem with the dazzling sun made for perfect weather)
Courgette Cake

Courgette Cake

The good thing about using vegetables or fruit in your cake is they turn out really moist. I have also made a chocolate beetroot cake too
Cakes & Bakes: Flatbread

Cakes & Bakes: Flatbread

Fruit and nut soda breadCakes & Bakes. I’ve made a few different types of flatbread in the past, but this one is by far the quickest and easiest to date – probably the best tasting too
Hummingbird Cake Swiss Roll

Hummingbird Cake Swiss Roll

Mum loved the cake, the flavours of the fruit came through. sponge a bit like when I made the carrot cake swiss roll for her birthday a
Cakes & Bakes: Hot cross loaf

Cakes & Bakes: Hot cross loaf

This is the pre-fermentCover the bowl and let ferment in a warm place until doubled in size - about half an hourWhile the pre-ferment rises, weigh out the dried fruit and spices, mix together and set asideIn another (smaller) mixing bowl, mix together the strong bread flor and salt
MANGO CAKE RECIPE

MANGO CAKE RECIPE

I left with no more mango so unable to use this fruit for topping or as a prop. Always love to add a fruit in my dessert
Autumn Cake

Autumn Cake

There's a bite in the air at either end of the day, wild apple trees are bursting withfruit on the side of the road and it is (somehow) September - autumn is on the way
Carrot Cake!

Carrot Cake!

The nature of cream cheese frosting is a delicate one to say the least, and the sponge is so moist (with the vegetables/fruit & oil) it will be absolutely fine
Carrot Cake Cheesecake Recipe

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Recipe

The ingredients that are used to create more variants or spice up this cake are chocolate, fresh fruits, coffee or fruit syrup