You are in for a real treat! Today’s guest post is by Suzanne Perazzini from the absolutely gorgeous blog, Strands of My Life. I was blown away by her delightful food photography and I know you will be, too. Her real food recipes are both captivating to the eye and incredibly delicious. She even has a cookbook, called Afternoon Tea with recipes that are grain free, dairy free, nut free, sugar free and gluten free! This is a sample recipe from her cookbook. Enjoy!
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 45-50 mins
Makes 1 cake
3 cups fresh pitted cherries
1/4 cup cognac
2/3 cup coconut sugar
1 cup coconut milk
3 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla
Pinch of salt
2/3 cup coconut flour
1 tbsp tapioca flour
- Macerate the cherries with the alcohol and 1/3 cup of the sugar for an hour.
- Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F.
- Drain the fruit and reserve the liquid.
- Pour the liquid into a food processor and add the remaining sugar, milk, vanilla, salt and eggs. Blend until smooth.
- Add the flours and mix well.
- Spread the fruit evenly over the bottom of an oiled loaf tin (25cm x 11cm/10” x 4.5”).
- Pour the batter over the fruit.
- Bake 45-50 minutes until a knife comes out clean when inserted in the middle.
- Cool on a wire rack and slice to serve with a little whipped coconut cream.
Meet Suzanne Perazzini from Strands of My Life!
I am Suzanne Perazzini – the writer, recipe developer and photographer of the blog, Strands of My Life. Cooking and taking photographs is an escape into a private world of sensory perception and creation. I live with my husband and son in New Zealand in a house overlooking the Pacific Ocean. I am a published author, an incorrigible traveler and lover of all things beautiful. Strands of My Life is a blog about my food journey towards great health.