Another pie….strawberry/lemon raw pie

Yes another pie I made on yvi his b-day! Really delicious and fresh. But now I heard that agave syrup is also very bad for your health. I have to find it out…Is it true or just a story. I must say there is always discussion about sugars. Which are the good ones. The only good rule about this is not take it too much. We don’t eat every day pie, so once in a while some ‘bad’ sugar is ok I think, but we do not touch refined crystallized sugar.
Anyway here is the recipe, I made it last time, with blueberries. Sorry forgot from who it was…I took from the internet

The ingredients for a 18 cm pie
bottom
50 grams of almonds soaked overnight
50 grams of raw hazelnuts soaked overnight
3 tablespoons of raw cacao powder
150 grams of dried dates

layer
100 gram of extra vierge cocnutoil
300 grams of raw cashews soaked overnight
juice of 2 lemons
1 vanilla bean
120 gram of agave syrup

topping
1 box of frozen strawberries
2 tablespoons of agave syrup

Kitchentools
a foodprocessor
a spring ( I used a ceramic oven dish with some baking paper inside)
some joy

How to make the pie….
The soaking overnight take the longest time. Before you go to bed put the nuts in a bowl with water. The day after when you wake up, you can get ready for making the pie. First we start with the bootom, put all the ingredients togehter in the foodprocessor and mix till it’s a smooth dough!
Get the spring, cover this with some baking paper and put the bottom of the pie into the spring, make also the side from this pie with the bottom I think something like 5 cm high.
Put the spring into the fridge and now it’s time to make the layer. It’s going to be boring put put all the ingredients together in the food processor and mix until smooth (coconut oil, doesn’t have to be soft, cashews,juice of two lemons, vanilla bean and agave syrup)
When this is mixed well, get the spring out of the fridge and put in the layer above the bottom.
After put the pie again back into the fridge.
The last but not least the topping (last  made with blueberries). Again get the food processor put in the strawberries and agave syrup mix well till it’s smooth. (if the food processor doesn’t like the frozen strawberries wait till they are more soft and not frozen any more).
This is the topping, put this as finishing touch on the pie. Go to the freezer with the ppe, and put it like 6 hours in the freezer. Just before you want to eat it, take it from the freezer.
Enjoy this delicious pie and be creative to make your own taste on this pie, with different fruits

Yammie

 

cheesecake and the love for it….


I think it doesn’t need any introduction. This cake I served on my birthday and really everybody loved it, and the cake was soon finished only the cashews take a long time to soak. This cake is with chocolate and bananas, sweet and sticky. Enjoy while making it and put on some nice music during your baking.
Thank you Martine for posting this on vegetus.nl!

Ingredients (a 24 cm spring form pan)
the bottom
200 grams of speculaas (Dutch spice cookies, taste like pepernoten earlier on this blog the recipe) or graham crackers
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
1 tablespoon of oat milk

for the filling
1/2 cup raw cashews (soaked overnight till they are soft, the water you can throw afterwards away)
1/2 cup of smashed banana
400 grams of silken tofu
!1/2 cup of sugar (or rice syrup)
!16 grams of vanilla Sugar  (a fresh vanillia stick)
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
4 tablespoons of cornstarch
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon of almond extract
a dash of salt
100 gram of pure chocolate

Kitchentools
a saucepan for melting the chocolate and coconut oil
a bowl or 2
a spring form pan 24 centimetres
a food processor

How to make…….

Making first the bottom, get a food processor and crunch the cookies, poor in the oil and the milk. Now you will see the cookies are a little wet and you see a crumbled dough.
Now take the spring and rub it full with some oil, and place the bottom on the bottom 😉

Time for the filling!
Put all the ingredients together except for the chocolate, mix this very well without lumps. Leave this in the bowl of the food processor. Get the chocolate and another bowl, melt the chocolate au bain marie poor in also one cup of the mixture you have left in the food processor. Now you have the dark colour of the cheesecake.

Get the bottom and poor in the white mixture you have left in the food processor spread it equal on the bottom so the bottom is totally covered, in the middle of the cake above the white mixture you poor the chocolate mixture, and now spread it over all the area, get a chopstick and make circles or other shapes in the filling, just practise and you see nice lines.

Time for the finishing touch, put the spring form in the oven (on 175 degrees Celsius) till the top of the pie bulges and the sides of the pie are a little tanned. (like 50 minutes).
Get the pie and cool down for 20 minutes. After, you make place in your fridge for the pie and set aside for 3 hours at least, but for one night is much better 🙂

Yes it’s ready for serving, nice with some whipped cream from coconut milk!
Enjoy………don’t eat the pie at once you will get sick