Dessert Recipe

Dessert Canapé

Flavours of black forest

Makes 10 served on canape spoons

Food Labels


  • To make sponge
  • 175g all-purpose GF Flour
  • 1 tsp bicarb soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 225g coconut sugar or light brown sugar
  • 275ml hot water
  • 60ml sunflower oil
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Toppings
  • Jar of kirsch-soaked cherries in kirsch
  • Jar of black cherry jam
  • 200g fresh black cherries
  • 150g whipped coconut cream
  • grated dark chocolate DF


Sponge: Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Add hot water, sunflower oil and cider vinegar and mix until smooth.
Pour mixture into a lined baking tray- cook at 180 for 10-15 mins—allow to cool and cut into very small cubes for each spoon. Set aside.

To serve: Place 3 small cubes of sponge onto each spoon with a drizzle of kirsch onto each cube.
Pipe two dots of cherry jam amongst the sponge.
Add ½ fresh cherry and ½ Kirsch soaked cherry.
For the topping pipe on whipped coconut cream and grated chocolate to finish.

Served on individual canapé spoons.

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