Vegan sponge cake with spelt flour recipes

Martha's Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ingredients for the sponge. Sieve the flour, cocoa powder, bicarb, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl and stir together with a fork or metal spoon
Vegan Lemon Drizzle Bars

Vegan Lemon Drizzle Bars

It’s easy to make these gluten-free because the sponge is so moist, thanks to the drizzle and yoghurt, that it can withstand the gluten-free flours (usual) drying effects
Vegan Black Forest Arctic Roll

Vegan Black Forest Arctic Roll

Notes Hopefully your sponge should be perfect but if you notice a few cracks on the outside of the sponge, just cover up with some melted chocolate or cocoa powder
Sticky Jamaican ginger cake

Sticky Jamaican ginger cake

My first attempt at a vegancheesecake…and a resounding success. It will still be a great if cooked a little longer but the sponge will be a little dryer making it less true to the sticky Jamaican ginger cake concept
Honey and cinnamon spelt cookies

Honey and cinnamon spelt cookies

It is also dairy free (as long as you don’t use the chocolate chips) and can be made vegan if you swop the honey for maple syrup
Bergamot and Rose Rhubarb Cake

Bergamot and Rose Rhubarb Cake

Of all the cakes one could have – Victoria sponge, chocolate, fairy, polenta, etc – I do think ones involving yogurt are up there with the best
Creme Egg Brownies #Bakeoftheweek

Creme Egg Brownies #Bakeoftheweek

Some super tips for following a vegan diet in this post from The Veg Space aswell as this fabulous Vegan Victoria Sponge
‘Twelve Days’ day 4: Chocolate Yule Log

‘Twelve Days’ day 4: Chocolate Yule Log

  I had also planned on using a ‘healthy’ vanilla frosting for the centre, but I have to admit here that timing got a little crazy and amidst all the rushing around I had to resort to a more speedy traditional ‘butter icing’ made withvegan spread and icing sugar
Raspberry cheesecake ‘rame-cake’

Raspberry cheesecake ‘rame-cake’

  I did notice a slight difference in texture as I sampled each cake one after the other, but had this not been the case then I don't think I would have 'noticed' I was eating a GF sponge
Going gluten-free?

Going gluten-free?

Enter the banana so the recipe is vegan and the end result is sweet, crisp on the outside but delightfully gooey in the middle
11 Autumnal Comfort Food Recipes

11 Autumnal Comfort Food Recipes

Strawberry Passionfruit Muffins from Green Gourmet Giraffe – a vegan, gluten free recipe made by busy Australian Mum Johanna who found a little extra time to spare
Waffle and a Book of Days Giveaway

Waffle and a Book of Days Giveaway

I can assure you I didn’t make the same (bland, tasteless and/or revolting tasting) mistakes again (notable banana bread fail here or the vegan meringue super–fail where I decided to make sugar-free vegan meringues for my brother-in-law, but the bloody mixture wouldn’t stiffen so I took a recipe detour and it became a chocolate mousse, which, bless his soul, he ate and didn’t allow himself go green and is still speaking to me despite it being of appallingly dubious taste and texture)
Chocolate banana sponge pudding

Chocolate banana sponge pudding

My inspiration for this pudd originally came from vegan bread pudding recipes I’d come across but just didn’t jump out at me enough