Mini Coffee Crunch Layer Cakes

This chocolate cake is as similar to cooked cake as I have managed to create thus far. It's rich, soft and much lighter than any nut based cakes I've ever made or tasted. The mocha frosting is a well loved, tried and true recipe that I have messed around with for several years now and it's like magic against the darkness of the cake. Chocolate Covered Coffee Bars add the most lovely texture to the cake without overdoing it or ruining the … [Read more...]

Lime Cheesecake, Coconut Pistachio Crust and Mango Coulis

You may have noticed that I've been posting a fair few cheesecake recipes as of late. Well, each time I teach my Raw Cakes Class I feel inspired to try something new and different afterwards and this is the latest batch of inspiration. The flavour inspiration came from a desire to use mango and lime and a good ole flick through The Flavour Bible, which brought about the use of pistachio and matcha (although, I knew I'd use matcha as the … [Read more...]

Double Mint Chocolate Cheesecake

When I was a kid, chocolate and mint were my favourite combination, so this cheesecake brings back all sorts of yummy food memories for me. We made this cheesecake in my last Raw Cake Class and it was a big success among the students. The stripes are so impressive, but they take time to achieve, so be patient and the reward is rather fantastic! Serving this with a drizzle of chocolate sauce ands fresh mint tea would be the money shot. But … [Read more...]

Neapolitan Cheesecake

This raw, fermented cheesecake has become a staple in my live Raw Cake Classes over the past couple of months. The swirls, the flavours and the crunchy crust make this cheesecake a sensation! Don't let the word 'fermented' put you off! It's a super easy process and well worth the little extra effort for the added health benefits. Fermenting the nuts makes them more easily digestible to the body. PLUS you get the added benefit of all that … [Read more...]

Desserts for the Holidays

With the Holiday season upon us, I want to try and help you prepare yourself for making the desserts. Desserts are the final act of the show, everyone will remember the last thing they ate, so why not make it something special! I know we all have our traditional desserts that we like to serve, but sometimes, it's nice to branch outside of that a little and present something new and a little different to the norm. This Thanksgiving, I was home in … [Read more...]