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Dairy free dessert

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RiversrunWoodville Tue 21-Feb-17 17:36:58

Doing a party next week and two (plus myself) suffer various conditions including IBS and need another dairy (not lactose free) dessert option. Was wondering has anyone ever attempted a cheesecake successfully using violife creamy or a pavlova using a thickening agent to whip soya cream or is that not going to work? I've got death by chocolate bars (beetroot brownie type things using 80% dark chocolate) stuck for something different that's not cakey

dinobum Tue 21-Feb-17 22:02:39

Apple crumble/strudel?

babybarrister Wed 22-Feb-17 07:29:13

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

InTheDessert Wed 22-Feb-17 08:18:59

Fruit salad and meringues?
I think (but please check) a lot of justrol pastry is vegan, so a fruit pie and custard made with an alternative milk?

MollyHuaCha Wed 22-Feb-17 08:52:06

You sound like a lovely host. Here are a couple of desserts. cake

MollyHuaCha Wed 22-Feb-17 09:36:22

Can't read the ingredients on my phone. So here it is a little larger.

RiversrunWoodville Wed 22-Feb-17 10:43:54

Thank you all so much! molly that looks fabulous I'm definitely going to try the cheesecake, DH is also dropping hints for the mousse too

RiversrunWoodville Wed 22-Feb-17 10:45:23

desert thanks for that I didn't realise that about the pastry

MollyHuaCha Wed 22-Feb-17 12:39:48

If you decide to make it (or if you find something different to make) please post a picture back here for us to admire smile. There are also some gorgeous dairy free ice creams in big supermarkets. Booja Booja and Almond Dream are lovely and would be most acceptable to dairy eaters too (if there's any left).

randomsabreuse Wed 22-Feb-17 12:45:34

Vegan pastry is easy - just sub baking block for the butter - the one in Nigella Christmas works for me. Crumble is also an easy one

TheDrsDocMartens Wed 22-Feb-17 13:11:39

We get a squirty soya cream which isn't bad

IdaDown Wed 22-Feb-17 14:40:07

Frozen grapes to nibble on - ridiculously moreish. Put them in overnight.

Swedish Glacé raspberry ice 'cream'. I buy it in preference to other ice creams, it's that nice. Dairy and gluten free.

superoz Fri 24-Feb-17 00:56:02

We use a whippable soya cream called Soyatoo - they also have one in a can but the carton one will hold its shape more. It tastes like Dream Topping (remember that from the 80s?).

It's not easy to find though, fortunately our local health food shop is really good at stocking dairy free alternatives.

You could also do jelly? With Swedish Glace?

ScrapThatThen Sun 26-Feb-17 19:48:58

I personally find 'dairy alternatives' generally a bit disappointing, so I would avoid unless you have tested them in advance. I love raspberry sorbet with dark chocolate curls and peppermint tea (idea stolen from pizza express).

cauliwobbles Sun 26-Feb-17 20:00:32

Nigella Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with some sort of dairy substitute cream.

ScarletBegonia1234 Sun 26-Feb-17 20:04:11

You want this. It is amazing.

jcsp Sun 26-Feb-17 20:08:00

Rice pudding.

100g pudding rice

100g sugar

800g coconut milk.


Handful of dried fruit.

Bring to boil in a pan. Then bake in a glass dish in an oven for approx 40 mins.

Works well. It's not as school dinner like as you'd think.


jcsp Sun 26-Feb-17 20:09:45

Morrisons plain chocolate is vegan and only 30p a bar. It's sometimes a bit tucked away.


RiversrunWoodville Fri 03-Mar-17 20:10:38

Thank you everyone for all your suggestions, sorry for not posting we had a fire in our farmyard which destroyed a couple of tractors and damaged a shed but didn't destroy it thankfully and most important none of us were hurt. Party however has been postponed but I will be looking properly at your suggestions and keep you posted!

MollyHuaCha Fri 03-Mar-17 20:53:53

Poor you. Take care. Here's a cup of (dairy free) tea for you brew

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