Cookbook giveaway - Clean Cakes

If you enjoy baking as well as experimenting with new and alternative ingredients, you may be interested in Henrietta Inman's new cookbook, Clean Cakes: Delicious Patisserie Made with Whole, Natural and Nourishing Ingredients and Free from Gluten, Dairy and Refined Sugar. It provides a wealth of ideas for cooking everything from spectacular cakes, energy-boosting muffins and wholesome loaves to raw desserts and scrumptious tarts and pies, with distinctive flavour combinations and original twists on established classics.

Henrietta embraces nutritious whole food ingredients that are unprocessed, unrefined, natural, seasonal and local wherever possible. The first section shows how to stock your Clean Cakes larder, as well as including foundation recipes such as cashew cream and homemade chocolate and jam. You can try two recipes from the book that are available now on the EYB blog.

We're delighted to offer five copies of the cookbook to EYB Members Worldwide. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

Which healthy ingredient do you most like to incorporate into your desserts?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends June 23, 2016.

58 Comments

  • Seren_Ann  on  5/26/2016 at 3:50 PM

    I would say cakes with fruits or vegetables incorporated in them, so carrots, courgettes, beetroots or bananas for example.

  • ravensfan  on  5/26/2016 at 7:09 PM

    Butter!

  • t.t  on  5/26/2016 at 7:09 PM

    I'm a great fan of adding fruits or vegetables (e.g. zucchini bread, banana bread, etc.).

  • sarahawker  on  5/26/2016 at 7:11 PM

    Coconut flour

  • nellybligh  on  5/26/2016 at 9:53 PM

    I love using coconut sugar - a lovely caramel flavour & so much better for your blood sugar levels.

  • JanScholl  on  5/27/2016 at 12:12 AM

    I try to use only organics and get as close to vegan as I can. I make a mean black bean brownie with no sugar, no flour and fresh Michigan walnuts.

  • GillB  on  5/27/2016 at 12:39 AM

    I love using grains- in crusts and fillings

  • Orielle  on  5/27/2016 at 4:16 AM

    Nuts!

  • ndyson  on  5/27/2016 at 7:07 AM

    Organic whole foods.

  • vickster  on  5/27/2016 at 7:08 AM

    Different grains like buckwheat and rye flour

  • meggan  on  5/27/2016 at 12:14 PM

    I always use organic cane sugar which tastes so much better than conventional and is healthier ( a little at least!) for you.

  • Sfgordon  on  5/27/2016 at 3:25 PM

    I've recently been on a gluten free/few grains diet and I have enjoyed using alternative flours like coconut flour, almond meal and polenta in baking.

  • lauriesk  on  5/27/2016 at 4:20 PM

    I incorporate olive oil into a lot of my baked goods.

  • sgump  on  5/27/2016 at 9:38 PM

    I love to replace as much fat (butter or oil) as I can in baked goods with applesauce (or pureed carrots, or pureed prunes).

  • Zosia  on  5/28/2016 at 6:46 AM

    Fruit

  • djoh437938  on  5/28/2016 at 5:10 PM

    fruit

  • ChefClaireFVS  on  5/28/2016 at 11:39 PM

    in baked goods I love adding almond or other nut flours in place if wheat flour.

  • juazella  on  5/29/2016 at 12:33 AM

    I love to sneak in veggies (carrots, zucchini, squash, etc) when I can!

  • lils74  on  5/29/2016 at 1:28 AM

    I like to add honey, and nuts.

  • tangaloor  on  5/29/2016 at 4:07 AM

    Coconut!

  • katieate  on  5/29/2016 at 4:13 AM

    Fruit and nuts are great to add to sweet treats to make them healthier.

  • CLeonard  on  5/29/2016 at 7:25 AM

    Quinoa, coconut milk, banana, ground flax, nutritional yeast

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  5/29/2016 at 1:19 PM

    I really like using walnuts and beets in my desserts.

  • KZielke  on  5/29/2016 at 4:18 PM

    Fresh fruit.

  • deucemom  on  5/29/2016 at 5:20 PM

    I have just found coconut sugar - do you consider that healthy?

  • willowglen  on  5/30/2016 at 1:51 AM

    Usually nuts or berries ; but I also like recipes that use lemons or beets.

  • bopper  on  5/30/2016 at 4:31 PM

    bananas if I can

  • echilt5  on  5/31/2016 at 3:00 PM

    Honey!

  • bevie19  on  5/31/2016 at 11:12 PM

    coconut sugar!!

  • vinochic  on  6/1/2016 at 6:28 PM

    raw cacao

  • sabrina7  on  6/2/2016 at 2:19 AM

    Fruit

  • ballen  on  6/2/2016 at 10:16 AM

    lemon

  • tarae1204  on  6/3/2016 at 12:12 PM

    I love finding unexpected vehicles for baking with chocolate like avocados and plaintains!

  • Mayandbill  on  6/4/2016 at 2:47 AM

    I like to sneak in vegetables like grated courgette, beetroot or even parsnip.

  • megweaves  on  6/4/2016 at 7:31 PM

    Almond flour.

  • Jenmarie24  on  6/5/2016 at 12:22 AM

    Palm shortening - it's great to have that option!

  • DesiKim  on  6/5/2016 at 1:47 AM

    Honey

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  6/5/2016 at 7:56 AM

    Agave

  • matag  on  6/7/2016 at 8:19 AM

    Nuts

  • sbh2006  on  6/10/2016 at 5:13 PM

    I love baking with fresh veggies (various types of squash) and use fat-free Greek yogurt in place of sour cream / mayo.

  • Lollymac  on  6/11/2016 at 7:15 AM

    I've just started using buckwheat flour and I think it's fantastic.

  • pandapotamus  on  6/11/2016 at 7:54 PM

    nuts!

  • trudys_person  on  6/12/2016 at 6:37 PM

    Well, healthy is a relative term. Butter is better than some other fats, but I also use olive oil in some baked goods. Buttermilk, whole grains/whole grain flours, nuts ...

  • carolienbell  on  6/13/2016 at 7:42 PM

    coconut oil, because it makes everything better!

  • Sergeant123  on  6/13/2016 at 10:09 PM

    Peaches. They are versatile and even grilled peaches are so enjoyable. Something about peaches just makes me happy.

  • ACoeliacKid  on  6/14/2016 at 5:11 AM

    Coconut sugar, as it adds real flavour to gluten free baking.

  • Hihelen  on  6/15/2016 at 4:35 AM

    Replacing sugar with pureed fruit

  • percussion03  on  6/15/2016 at 7:45 PM

    Nuts!

  • sharifah  on  6/16/2016 at 8:36 AM

    vegetables - courgettes, carrots, beetroot...

  • hopezibah  on  6/17/2016 at 4:12 PM

    I've recently discovered cacao powder and cacao nibs and love using that.

  • hrhacissej  on  6/17/2016 at 5:35 PM

    Fruit

  • sandiemidd  on  6/18/2016 at 2:24 AM

    I love using lemons and oranges, they add such a wonderful flavour to cakes. My favourite cake is orange and almond cake, .. it uses pulped, whole oranges and almond flour instead of wheat flour.

  • SLane  on  6/18/2016 at 6:14 PM

    I love using medjool dates - they're so beautifully sticky & sweet !

  • Titch  on  6/19/2016 at 2:47 AM

    Has to be fruit for me too :)

  • Sofie168  on  6/19/2016 at 10:25 AM

    Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains

  • jd5761  on  6/19/2016 at 6:14 PM

    blueberries would be my favourite fruit to add

  • BakerMN86  on  6/21/2016 at 9:47 PM

    I've been experimenting with "alternative" flours. Sometimes a challenge, but it's been fun!

  • cookbookworm  on  6/22/2016 at 7:04 AM

    Caraway seeds

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