EASY BUTTER FREE APPLE CAKE RECIPE

A butter free apple cake is a cake made of apples, flour, sugar, oil, plain yogurt, eggs, baking powder, lemon, vanilla and brown sugar.

Easy and quick to prepare, sweet and delicious, it can be enjoyed at breakfast or during daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 45 min
Total time : 50 min
6 servings
3 apples
2 cups flour, all purpose
3/4 cup caster sugar
3 fl oz oil
1/2 cup plain yoghurt
3 eggs, at room temperature
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 lemon (grated zest)
vanilla extract
brown sugar

Steps :

  • Cover a 9-10 inch pan with baking paper.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs for about 2 min with the sugar, vanilla and lemon zest until a light and fluffy mixture is obtained.
  • While whisking, pour in the oil and yogurt and continue to whisk until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Add the flour and baking powder, sifted and mixed together beforehand and incorporate everything.
  • Add 2 apples previously cut into cubes, mix and pour the mixture into the mold.
  • Decorate the cake with the remaining apple cut into slices.
  • Sprinkle the surface with brown sugar.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 355°F/175°C.
  • Bake for about 40 to 45 min.
  • Check the doneness with the blade of a knife inserted in the center of the cake which should come out dry.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!

BEST VEGAN APPLE CAKE RECIPE

A vegan apple cake is a cake made of whole flour, soy or almond milk, cane sugar, baking powder and apples.

Easy and quick to prepare, healthy and natural, without oil, eggs or dairy products, this tasty cake is ideal for breakfast or daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 30 min
Total time : 45 min
Yield : 6 servings
2 cups (200 g) wholemeal flour
6 fl oz (180 ml) soy or almond milk
4 tbsp (60 g) cane sugar
1/2 tablespoon baking powder
3 apples

Steps :

  • In a bowl, combine the sugar and milk. 
  • While stirring, gradually add the flour and baking powder until you obtain a homogeneous consistency.
  • Wash, peel and cut into very thin slices. 
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F / 180° C.
  • Pour the mixture into a 11 inch pan lined (24 cm) with parchment paper. 
  • Spread the apple slices on top.
  • Bake during 30 min. 
  • Go out and let cool.
  • Serve and enjoy!

GLUTEN-FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE

A gluten-free chocolate cake is a cake made of dark chocolate, sugar, butter, cocoa powder, eggs and salt.

Easy and quick to prepare, without flour or yeast, this fondant cake with an intense chocolate flavor is ideal at the end of a meal or as a snack.

Difficulty level : low
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 35 min
Total time : 50 min
Yield : 6 servings
2 cups dark chocolate
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup cocoa powder
4 egg whites
4 egg yolks
2 eggs
1 pinch of salt

Preparation :

  • Chop the dark chocolate with a knife.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan with the chopped chocolate and pour into a bowl.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff with 1/2 cup sugar until they are firm and set aside.
  • In another bowl, put the egg yolks, 2 eggs, cocoa powder, vanilla, salt and remaining sugar. 
  • Mix well with a hand whisk. Add the melted chocolate and mix.
  • Gently fold in the snowy egg whites with a spatula, moving slowly up and down.
  • Pour the mixture into a mold of 10 inches diameter provided with parchment paper.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F.
  • Bake for about 35 min.
  • Test the toothpick which should come out of the center of the cake dry if the cake is baked.
  • Go out and let cool.
  • Sprinkle with cocoa powder and serve.
  • Enjoy !

EGGLESS LEMON CURD

A eggless lemon curd is a cream made of lemon, egg yolks, water, corn starch and butter.

Of British origin, at the end of the XIXth century and early XXth century, lemon creams (lemon curds) were served with bread or scones (bread rolls) with afternoon tea instead of jams or used as a garnish for cakes, pastries and pies. Lemon pies, topped with lemon curd topped with meringue (similar to lemon meringue pies) have been one of the favorite desserts of the British and Americans since the XIXth century.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 10 min
Rest time : –
Cook time : 10 min
Total time : 20 min
Ingredients : about 2 cups curd
3 egg yolks
2/3 cup sugar
0.4 cup lemon juice
0.4 cup water
2 tsp corn starch
4 tbsp butter

Preparation :

  • Squeeze the juice from the lemons and set aside.
  • Cut the butter into pieces.
  • In a saucepan, beat the egg yolks with the sugar.
  • Add the lemon juice and mix with a whisk.
  • After diluting the cornstarch in the water, pour into the saucepan and stir until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Heat over low heat until the cream thickens, while stirring with a spatula.
  • Remove from the heat after obtaining the desired consistency.
  • Add the butter and smooth the preparation well.
  • Pour into a jar and let cool completely before putting in the refrigerator.
  • Use and enjoy !

VEGAN LIME CHEESECAKE

A vegan lime cheesecake is a cake composed of a base of almonds, coconut butter, lemon and vanilla juice and a cream made of cashew nuts, limes, ginger, agave syrup, avocados and coconut butter.

Easy and quick to prepare, without baking, without eggs or dairy products, this delicious lime cake is perfect at the end of a meal or during the daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 20 min
Rest time : 12 hours
Cook time : –
Total time : 20 min + 12 h (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
Base :
2 cups almonds
2 tbsp melted coconut butter
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 vanilla pod (seeds)
Filing :
2.5 cups cashews
3 limes (juice and zest)
2 inches ginger root
2 ripe avocados
1/2 cup agave syrup
0.4 cup melted coconut butter

Preparation :

  • Chop the almonds and place in a bowl.
  • Add the coconut butter, then the vanilla seeds and lemon juice.
  • Mix everything well and press everything by hand into a 10 inch pan fitted with baking paper.
  • Put in the refrigerator.
  • Put all the cream ingredients in a bowl, then mix until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Spread the cream on the base, smooth and decorate (for example with lime slices).
  • Refrigerate overnight before serving.
  • Enjoy !

10 MINUTE BAKED POTATO CHIPS WITHOUT OIL

10 minute baked potato chips without oil are potato chips made of thin slices of potatoes baked in the microwave oven.

Without fat, tailor-made salty, rustic, their taste and crispness are similar to regular chips.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time :  20 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 10 min
Total time : 30 min
Yield : 6 servings
2 potatoes (medium size)
salt
sweet pepper, chili or paprika

Preparation :

  • Wash and peel the potatoes.
  • Cut into very thin slices almost transparent with a mandolin.
  • Rinse the potato slices several times in cold water, letting them soak for 5 minutes and changing the water often to remove as much starch as possible from the potatoes.
  • Dry the potato slices with paper towels.
  • Place a microwaveable dish of parchment paper.
  • Realize a layer of potato slices without overlapping them.
  • Lightly salt and add spices (paprika, pepper, rosemary, etc.).
  • Microwave during 5 min at 800 W.
  • Return potato slices halfway through cooking.
  • After 5 minutes, check the degree of crunch and possibly extend from 30 to 60 s to 200-300 W.
  • Let cool and serve.
  • Enjoy !

CLASSIC DIET COOKIES

Classic diet cookies are cookies made of whole flour, rice flour, oil, milk, honey, brown sugar, baking powder, vanilla and salt.

Easy and quick to prepare, without butter, without eggs, these cookies with a unique authentic flavor, healthy and light, are perfect for daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 20 min
Rest time : 30 min
Cook time : 15 min
Total time : 35 min + 30 min (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
2 cups first clear flour
1/3 cup rice flour
1/4 cup oil
0.3 cup milk
1 tsp honey
1/3 cup sugar brown or caster sugar
1 tsp baking powder
vanilla extract
1 pinch of salt

Preparation :

  • In a bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder and vanilla. 
  • Also add oil, milk and honey, a pinch of salt and mix everything. 
  • You will need to get a very compact dough. 
  • Leave to rest in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. 
  • Take the dough again and spread out on the floured work surface until you obtain a thickness of about 0.20 inch.
  • Shape the cookies with cookie cutters.
  • Sprinkle with brown or powdered sugar if necessary and place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. 
  • Space out a bit to prevent them from sticking together. 
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F.
  • Bake for about 15 min. 
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Serve and enjoy !

EASY NO MAYO COLESLAW

Coleslaw or cabbage salad (from the Dutch term koolsla meaning cabbage salad)) is a salad consisting mainly of coleslaw with a vinaigrette (or mayonnaise) sauce.

It is generally served as an accompaniment to fish dishes, burgers or bagels. The original recipe made from thin slices of cabbage, melted butter, vinegar and oil; as well as the term, appeared in the 18th century (“kool” in Dutch being deformed into “cole” in English). The recipe for coleslaw with mayonnaise dates from the mid-18th century.

The following recipe is without mayonnaise.

Difficulty level : low
Preparation time : 20 min
Rest time : 15 min
Cook time : –
Total time : 35 min
Yield :  4 servings
5 cup cabbage
2 tbsp dried raisins
2 tbsp horseradish
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup soy milk
0.4 cup soy yogurt
1 cup apples
1 pinch of pepper
1 pinch of salt
2 tbsp walnuts

Preparation :

  • Pour the raisins into a bowl, then cover with lukewarm water to soften them.
  • In a bowl, combine soy yogurt and soy milk and add 1 tbsp of lemon juice.
  • Let stand for 15 min.
  • Wash and finely grate the cabbage into small strips.
  • Wash the cabbage with plenty of cold water, then squeeze out the excess water.
  • Place the cabbage in a large bowl, add the salt, pepper, the yoghurt and soy milk mixture, the raisins, the apple slices and a handful of roughly chopped walnuts.
  • Optionally add a little finely grated horseradish.
  • Mix.
  • Serve and enjoy!

GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE

A gluten free chocolate cake is a cake made of rice flour, potato starch, sugar, milk chocolate, butter, milk, eggs and yeast.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft, gluten-free, it is perfect for daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time : –
Cook time : 50 min
Total time : 1 h 5 min
Yield : 6 servings
1.2 cup rice flour
1 cup potato starch
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk chocolate
0.4 cup butter
4 tbsp milk
2 eggs
1 tbsp baking powder

Preparation:

  • Melt the chocolate in a double boiler with the butter.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar until you get a light and fluffy mixture.
  • Pour in the melted chocolate and mix.
  • Gradually incorporate the sifted flour with the baking powder and starch, alternating with the milk.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff.
  • Gently add the snowy egg whites to the mixture, using slow movements from the bottom of the spatula.
  • Butter and flour a cake pan and pour the mixture into it.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F.
  • Bake for about 50 min.
  • Test the toothpick which should come out of the center of the cake dry if the cake is baked.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy.

GLUTEN FREE BREAD : THE EASY RECIPE

gluten free bread is a bread made of blended flour free of gluten, corn flour, nuts, water, brewer’s yeast, honey and salt.

Easy to prepare, gluten-free, this soft and tasty bread is ideal as an accompaniment to meals or daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time : 30 min
Cook time : 45 min
Total time : 1 h + 30 min (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
3 cups gluten-free mix flour
0.8 cup corn flour
0.6 cup nuts
1.25 cup water
1/2 tbsp brewer’s yeast
1 tsp honey
1 tsp de sel

Preparation :

  • Dissolve the yeast in a bowl with 0.5 cup water.
  • In a large bowl, combine the gluten-free flour mixture with the corn flour.
  • Add the coarsely chopped walnuts, honey and dissolved yeast.
  • Start mixing the ingredients, gradually adding 0.75 cup of lukewarm water.
  • Stir until a soft dough forms.
  • Add salt only at the end.
  • Knead the dough on a lightly floured work surface until you obtain a smooth and homogeneous dough.
  • Let the dough rise in a bowl, covered with a clean cloth, for about 30 min until it has doubled in size.
  • Take the dough again, form a loaf and place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 400° F.
  • Bake for about 45 min.
  • Go out.
  • Let cool before slicing it.
  • Serve and enjoy !