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Breakfast desserts are a thing and you definitely need to get on board

The 'wake and cake' trend is here, people! Here's how to get involved.

06 May 2019

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Last year, our baking contributor and pastry chef extraordinaire, The Kate Tin, shared some exciting sweet treat trends that were making waves... with one of them being cake for breakfast. Essentially - nibbling on something sweet with the constituents still leaning on the healthy side of the scale (well, some of them anyway!). Think sugar substitutes, gluten-free flour and antioxidant-rich raw cacao. These sorts of ingredients are manipulated in such way that the result is a delicious morsel not too far from the taste of your favourite dessert. Winning? Yes, we think so!

Take a look at some of the breakfast desserts we've got going below and try one of them this week! 

Blueberry, muesli and yoghurt parfait

Pumpkin pie waffles with orange and brandy syrup

Chocolate yoghurt breakfast toasts

Baked apples with pecan crumble and frozen yoghurt

Blueberry and rose panna cotta

Chocolate and cinnamon chia puddings


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