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2 ways to make vegan butter icing (with and without palm oil)

These are the basic creamy icings that we have used/now use on our cakes and cupcakes. The first contains palm oil and we used it until 2012, when we switched to the second recipe, which is palm oil free. If … Continue reading

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Vanilla Tray Bake

This recipe makes a light, moist cake. You can vary the flavourings to get lemon, lemony vanilla or chocolate flavour. Variations are given at the end of the recipe. You’ll get a good result without the soya flour and ground … Continue reading

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8 steps to reducing palm oil (uk)

At Fairfoods we are working to cut down on/remove palm oil from our products, and have removed about 90% so far. All our cakes are palm oil free, and most of our savouries. All our products are also vegan. (Read … Continue reading

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New mail order cakes for Feb 14

Feedback about our Christmas boxes.. “The choc boxes were a SUPER HIT ! we have never had such delicious vegan cakes or choc’s .Even the non-vegan’s enjoyed them. Thank you so much, we will definitely be returning customers .” Mel … Continue reading

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Almond Raspberry Cupcake Recipe

You could call these Bakewell tart flavour with their moist almond sponge, raspberry jam in the middle and topped with creamy almond icing. Use a good quality soya milk (i.e. not one of the cheaper ones such as Soya Soleil). … Continue reading

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Vegan outreach – food taster ideas

Happy (belated) World Vegan Month! On World Vegan Day, 1 November, we took part in a vegan outreach table in Exeter to celebrate. An estimated 300 people came up to the table to try vegan food samples and take vegan … Continue reading

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Spiced Carrot Muffins

This prize-winning recipe comes from our friend Jo-Ann of the VPSG. Jo-Ann won first prize in the muffin competition at the Big Lunch at Forty Hall Enfield. We tried them and enjoyed the light, moist texture and flavours and lovely … Continue reading

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Maya Gold Chocolate Cupcakes

These chocolate cupcakes are flavoured with hints of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and orange to give a warm zesty flavour. For chocolate orange cupcakes leave out the spices. Use organic or unwaxed oranges. Maya Gold Chocolate Cupcakes 8 oz (225g) caster … Continue reading

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Some more foodie feedback

Here are a couple of testimonials that we received this week just gone. It is always good to receive feedback so thank you. ~~~ “Thank you very much for providing the wonderful buffet and great cakes for our wedding.  Everyone loved … Continue reading

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Cake on the make

Raise the bidding!! We are excited to have one of our cakes on auction throughout September and all proceeds donated to Doris Banham Dog Rescue. Bids so far for are at £18 and the winner can choose ANY cake from our shop! … Continue reading

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