This buttery raspberry cake with silky ricotta is the perfect cake for your next tea time!
It’s September 1st today and I had a long walk in my favourite part of Helsinki nature with a summer top and shorts today. It was a beautiful summer-ish day. I even had a tiny sun tan on my nose. But before going out, I made a cake that fit this beautiful warm day perfectly: a lemon and poppy seed cake.
A couple of years ago, I posted the recipe for a traditional Turkish dessert called “Revani”. Now, this recipe I’m giving today is a similar one, but this is more like loaf cake and it has a few more ingredients, like coconut and almonds. Also, the syrup is orange flavoured.
Here is a simple gluten free cake for you. With the slightly gritty texture of almonds and refreshing coconuts, this cake is tasty, filling and rich.
Right this moment, I have a massive headache. I am looking at the screen with lowest brightness and even that dim light sends lightning bolts inside my head. I am wishing that something to make me happy, like these shortbread bars, were here right now.
Erm, well, I’m about to have a heart attack at this very moment. So I decided to work on this blog post. The thing is, I am not about to have a heart attack because of pineapples.
I’ve been working on dried fruit & nut combinations lately. And this cake is the best result so far. I mean, seriously, I could have eaten the whole thing by myself if I didn’t have a place to take it..
Vegan baking is not difficult. At all. And here is a good example.
Ok, lately I’ve been trying to bake healthier cakes (well, not always, but frequently!). This is such a trial. This loaf cake is only sweetened with honey and sweet potatoes, which also give colour and texture. The result is a sweet – but not “too sweet” – cake.
So, I associate ginger / ginger cake with winter mostly. That’s why I made it often in the past few months. Most of them were regular cakes but this one is gluten free!