SPICED PEAR & ROSEMARY VEGAN CAKE

Ana Rusu of @herbs_and_roots specialises in plant-based, wholesome, seasonal recipes. This Spiced Pear and Rosemary Vegan Cake is ideal for baking and serving straight from oven to table in our large salad bowl.

It incorporates a heavenly combination of ingredients for this time of year including ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and rosemary, and the pears laid on top are both an attractive and delicious finishing touch.


SPICED PEAR & ROSEMARY VEGAN CAKE

PREPERATION TIME:
15 MINUTES

COOKING TIME:
30 - 40 MINUTES

SERVES: 8


BATTER INGREDIENTS

 

•​​ 1 cup whole wheat flour
•​​ 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
•​​ 1 cup brown/muscovado sugar
•​​ 3/4 cup grapeseed oil (or your favourite cooking oil)
•​​ 2 cups plant-based milk (I used sweetened almond milk)
•​​ 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
•​​ zest from 1 lemon
•​​ 1 tsp vanilla extract
•​​ 2 tsp baking powder

•​​ 1/4 tsp baking soda
•​​ zest from 1 lemon
•​​ 1 tsp vanilla extract
•​​ 2 tsp baking powder

 

SPICED PEARS WITH

ROSEMARY

INGREDIENTS

 

•​​ 3-4 pears, washed and sliced
•​​ 1 tbsp brown/muscovado sugar
•​​ 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
•​​ 1/3 tsp ginger powder
•​​ 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
•​​ 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
•​​ big pinch dried rosemary


1
Preheat oven to 180°C.
2
Mix the pears with spices and sugar. Set aside.
3
In a bowl, add all the dry ingredients for the batter. Mix well.
4
In a separate bowl, mix well the wet ingredients then add them into the dry mixture. Mix everything until thoroughly combined.
5
Prepare a pie tray with parchment paper and scoop the mixture into it. The Falcon Large Salad Bowl works perfectly for this recipe.
6
Top the batter with the spiced pears, adding them by hand so they are evenly spread.
7
Bake for about 30-40 mins or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out dry.
8
After baking, let sit for 20 minutes to cool, or serve hot with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream!

FEATURED IN THE RECIPE

Pillarbox Red Large Salad Bowl
€43,00

Pillarbox Red Sauce Dish
From €6,00

Pillarbox Red 12cm Bowls
€51,00


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