All posts tagged: Gluten free cake

Dark Chocolate Sesame Tea Cake

Sesame seeds, tiny and mighty. They were worth their weight in gold during the Middle Ages, and for many good reasons;  Healthy Skin – The high zinc content helps produce collagen, giving skin more elasticity and helping repair damaged body tissues. Helps Lessen Anxiety – Sesame seeds contain the stress-relieving minerals magnesium and calcium. Sesame also contains the calming vitamins thiamin and tryptophan that help produce serotonin, which reduces pain, assists moods and helps you sleep deeply.  Alleviates Anemia – Black sesame seeds are particularly rich in iron, so they’re highly recommended for vegan, vegetarian and those who are anaemic.  Prevents Wrinkles – Sesame seed oil prevents harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun from damaging your skin, thus preventing the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation.  Encourages Bone Health and Prevents Osteoporosis – A handful of sesame seeds contains more calcium than a glass of milk. Also the high zinc content of sesame boosts bone mineral density. Black sesame milk is a recent staple at home I’ve been making, it has become great as a substitute to cow’s milk for smoothies. …

Fresh watermelon cake.

Forget fussing about a long list of ingredients to buy, sweating in the kitchen and minding the cake in the oven. Let me introduce you to a cake that is revolutionary and made from only 3 simple ingredients; Fresh Watermelon Cake! Ingredients Base Whole watermelon Cream frosting 250ml double cream 1 teaspoon honey, I used Manuka but any would do. Topping Roasted cashew Cacao nibs Freeze dried fruits Gold brushed cherries *This is entirely up to your imagination. Directions 1. Carefully slice the watermelon to shape of the cake you desire, keep in fridge to chill. 2. Frosting: Start by chilling the bowl and whisk in the freezer for 10 to 20 minutes, 3. Pour the chilled cream into the pre-chilled bowl and beat on until it holds soft peaks add in honey and continue to beat until it is well incorporated. 4. Remove  the watermelon from the fridge, gently dab it with a clean paper towel to remove any residual moisture (this will help with keep the cake intact) begin frosting starting from top and …