Vegan English Pancakes

These Shrove Tuesday pancakes are quick and easy to make and can be served with a wide variety of tasty toppings. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 6 pancakes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients For the pancakes: 110g/4oz/1 cup of plain flour 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed 300ml/3 dl/½ pint/just over a cup ofContinue reading “Vegan English Pancakes”

Mince Pies

Mince Pies are sweet, spiced and boozy fruit pies of English origin, and are traditionally eaten throughout the Christmas period. Preparation time: 90 minutes Soaking time: At least 4 hours Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 12 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients For the mincemeat: 250g/9 oz/1⅔ cups of raisins 375g/13 oz/2 cups of currants 100ml/1dl/⅕ pt/just under ½ cupContinue reading “Mince Pies”

Bakewell Tart

This classic confection is a delicious combo of frangipane, raspberry jam and butterry shortcrust pastry. Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 1 hour Difficulty: Moderate Serves: 8 Make it vegan: Replace the lard in the pastry with coconut oil or a plant-based shortening, and replace the butter in the pastry and frangipane with vegetable oil, cashewContinue reading “Bakewell Tart”