The combination of vanilla and berry is simple spectacular, you will not be able to get enough.

Vanilla Berry Cake [Vegan]

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Cooking Time

25

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Ingredients

For the cake –

  • 1/2 cup almond or cashew butter
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the cream cheese –

  • 2 cups dairy-free soft/cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the berry jam –

  • 2 1/2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
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Preparation

  1. irst make the cakes: Preheat the oven to 170C and grease and line 2 x 20cm cake tins.
  2. Whisk the nut butter, maple syrup, milk and coconut oil until smooth. Mix together the flour, ground almonds and baking powder in a bowl then pour in the wet ingredients and mix to combine.
  3. Divide between the two tins and smooth out evenly. Bake for 25 minutes until risen and golden then leave to cool.
  4. Next make the cream cheese by beating together all the ingredients and chill in the fridge until needed.
  5. Make the berry jam by placing the berries in a pan with the maple syrup and simmer for 10 minutes. Mash up, stir in the chia seeds and set aside for 20 minutes until thickened.
  6. When ready to serve, spread each cake with soft cheese to cover. Spread one of the cakes with the berry jam on top of the soft cheese and spoon a generous few spoonfuls in the middle of the other. Place this one on top of the other cake.
  7. Decorate with freeze-dried berries and chopped up Perkier bar – now serve and enjoy!
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