Vegan Malteser Slice

Difficulty: Easy Serves 12 For a while now I've been craving Maltesers but short of a rumour I've heard about an elusive vegan version existing somewhere overseas (if you have access to them, please tell me!) I haven't heard of anything remotely similar. I decided to combat my craving head on by creating this Vegan Malteser Slice; a thick crispy malt layer, topped with a thin layer of smooth chocolate. This sweet treat is easy to whip up in a jiffy and perfect for last minute parties or bake sales. Ingredients 150grams vegan white chocolate 4 cups puffed rice cereal 1/2 cup liquid malt extract (I used Saunders) 200 grams vegan dark or milk chocolate Method Line a 26x16cm baking dish with baking paper. Melt the white chocolate before pouring...

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White Chocolate & Macadamia Ice Cream Sandwiches

Difficulty: Easy Makes 9 pieces Summer is just about here for us Australians so I thought I would try another ice cream sandwich. This time with delicious chunks of macadamia nuts and white chocolate, it's the perfect summer dessert. My taste testers are sure to demand more and more of these as the weather heats up, so keep an eye out for plenty of variations. A word of warning though; in your haste to access this sweet treat, don't make the mistake of dropping one third on the floor (sad but true story). Ingredients 1 packet of Arnott’s Nice biscuits (yep, vegan!) 2 cartons of Soyatoo Whipping Cream 1 can of Soymilke Soy Condensed Milk 2 tablespoons of vanilla essence (more or less depending on your desired...

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Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream Sandwiches

Difficulty: Easy Makes 9 pieces Many of you enjoyed the Choc-Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches so I thought I would continue to add variations on this theme to provide some inspiration. Your imagination can run wild with these slices and you can make any flavour your little heart desires. This time around I made cookies 'n' cream, an extremely popular ice cream flavour that will be sure to please the toughest of anti-vegans! Ingredients 1 packet of Arnott’s Nice biscuits (yep, vegan!) 2 cartons of Soyatoo Whipping Cream 1 can of Soymilke Soy Condensed Milk 2 tablespoons of vanilla essence (more or less depending on your desired strength) 1/2 a packet of cream filled chocolate cookies, crushed (a lot of Australian Oreo varieties are vegan-friendly!) Method Line a freezer-safe, rectangular dish...

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Vanilla Slice

Difficulty: Medium Makes 9 pieces You know what I think is dope? You guessed it, vanilla slice. If bakeries only knew how easy and inexpensive it was to make popular bakery treats vegan, they'd have us eating out of the palm of their hands! Unfortunately they don't, so you'll have to use this recipe to get you through this difficult time. Ingredients 2 sheets of puff pastry 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup custard powder 1 carton of Soyatoo Whipping Cream 2 cups of soy milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 teaspoon agar agar powder 2 cups of icing sugar 1 teaspoon Nuttelex 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon strawberry essence 1 drop of pink food colouring Hot water Dessicated coconut Method Preheat the oven to 220°C. Prick the pastry sheets with a fork and bake in the oven on...

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