We have a gorgeous recipe for you today; it is a Vegan Battenberg cake from the rather clever Keith Squires, and I am sure you will agree it looks SCRUMMY.
Let us know what you think if you ty it won’t you?
Ingredients for the Red Beetroot Sponge
- 80 g Raw Beetroot
- 80 g Coconut Oil
- 80 g 100% fruit Blueberry Jam
- 150 g Organic white self raising flour
- 25 g Desiccated Coconut
To make your fabulous Beetroot red sponge
- Add the beetroot (sliced), coconut oil, and sugar free jam into a blender to start with. It needs to be a good blender, like a Nutrabullet or similar.
- Then you need to use the blender to grind the mixture to a smooth paste.
- Add this mixture to a bowl, and slowly add in the flour.
- Now, make sure you beat the mixture well until it resembles a sticky dough. If you feel it is a bit dry, add almond milk to it.
- Add the mixture to a SQUARE baking tray, which you have lined with paper.
- Put in the oven at 180C for c. 20-25 minutes and when the mixture is firm to the touch.
- Take out and cool on a wire rack.
Making the coconut sponge
- Add the coconut oil, syrup, and almond milk into the blender this time. Again make sure it a robust one!
- To soften all the oil, make sure you grind this mixture to a smooth paste.
- Add this mixture to your bowl, and pop in the desicated coconut.
- Mix in the flour carefully, and beat until the dough is sticky, as for the beetroot sponge. Again adding almond milk if you need too.
- Put the mixture into another square baking tray with paper and bake at 180 C for 20-25mins again until the cake is form to touch.
- Cool on a wire rack. Once cool, you just need to assemble the cake.
Assembling the Battenberg
- Put the different sponges together using the jam.
- Cover with vegan marzipan, again using the jam to stick it to the sponge.
- For more info on assembling a Battenberg without a tin, why not check out the video below from the wonderful Mary Berry!
Serving Size:1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g
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