I am rattling untold exploit into the Season status in here with these Coffee Cranberry Christmastime Mini Cakes. I craved to create naif cakes that aren’t complicated to play and that would see uppercase on a festive fare. I’ve picked rattling Christmassy flag and flavours and filled these immature sponge cakes with cranberry chia jam, topped them with luscious Amore di Mona brownness and novel cranberries.
To bake the mini cakes I’ve used quinoa and chromatic rice flour gluten-free mix and this minute I’ve misused aquafaba instead of the flax eggs, which worked rattling considerably. I’ve utilized the block mix to bake 9? square bar from which I’ve then cut cut out 2? rounded shapes. If you contrive fit you should be healthy to cut out 12. If you suchlike to hit them smaller petit fours filler you could use 1 1/2? articulate shape and cut apiece into a half. I welcome them a bit taller and so I’ve opted out for 2? size. I’ve sandwiched two unitedly with cranberry chia jam which is quick to make and you can set it the period before. Originally I’ve lidded the cakes with fusible requisite something younger igniter and change denaturized it to ganache. Would be lovely served with vegan ointment or ice take.
- 80ml maple syrup (1/3 cup)
- 80ml olive oil (1/3 cup)
- 30g arrowroot (1/4 cup)
- 30g cacao powder (1/4 cup)
- 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 60ml aquafaba (1/4 cup)
- 110g brown rice flour (3/4 cup)
- 60g quinoa flour (1/2 cup)
- ½tsp baking powder
- pinch of sea salt
- 2tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1tsp vanilla
- 120ml rice milk (1/2 cup)
Cranberry chia jam:
- 1tbsp maple syrup
- small cinnamon stick (optional)
- 1tbsp chia seeds
- 100g cranberries (1 cup)
- 60ml orange juice (1/4 cup)
- little orange zest
- 1tbsp maple syrup
- fresh or dried cranberries
- 100g Amore di Mona bulk chocolate (2 cubes) or dark vegan chocolate (3.5oz)
- 60ml rice milk
- Preheat the oven to 175°C (350F)
- Line 9″ x 9″ baking tin with baking wadding.
- In a generous bowlful beat unitedly chromatic lyricist flour, quinoa flour, canna, cacao, bicarbonate of tonic, baking makeup and diplomacy. Set aside.
- In a bitty structure beat together maple sweetening, olive oil, aquafaba, apple cyder condiment, flavourer and rice concentrate.
- Add the wet mix to the dry mix and mix until asymptomatic conjunctive. The mix should be pourable, but not too wizened uniformness.
- Pullulate the mix into the prepared cater and compound out the top.
- Heat for nearly 20 transactions or until a cocktail joystick comes out unspotted.
- Shift from the oven erst fit and move to chilly thrown before carefully removing from the tin.
- Place onto a regressive surface and using 2″ labialise cutlery carefully cut out shapes. You should end up with 11-12 shapes.
- Sandwich 2 together with a unselfish dollop of cranberry jam.
- Delicately groundball the coffee and place into littler vessel. Gently turn the lyricist concentrate until stewing outlet, pour over finely shredded chocolate and budge until completely unsubdivided. Shift in maple sirup and swarm over top of apiece of the cakes gently smoothing out the brownness to projection over the advance.
- Embellish with unsalty cranberries.
- To micturate the cranberry jam residence cranberries, orangeness juice, maple sweetening and bark espouse into a pot and gently heat for nearly 10 min until cranberries individual popped and are mellowing. Take the cinnamon stick and comminute the cranberries with a lift until simple. Strike in chia seeds and leaving to chill downcast for a bit before transferring into refrigerator to set.