Saturday, January 12, 2013

Vegan Cucumber, Walnut & Chocolate Bread

Vegan foods are always my favourite, actually i learned how to make vegan bakes only after entering this fabulous virtual blogsphere.If i ran out of eggs or milk products, i dont even hesitate a second to prepare my bakes as vegan.As i told earlier, my theme for this week's blogging marathon is cooking with electric appliances,how can i forget my all time favourite oven. Let me tell you a secret, i have two ovens at home. Now you can guess how am baking this much, i can prepare two or three bakes per day,if i feel very down.

Yes baking makes me happy,coming to this vegan bread, its a quick bread and i prepared this bread simply with finely grated cucumber, walnuts and chocolate.If am introducing something new in bakes,mostly i'll go for chocolate just to mask it. With chocolate,i can feed anything easily to my family members.I really want to make a quick bread for my third day of blogging marathon and went for this month's magic ingredients of Magic Mingle Challenge as Kalyani chosed both cucumber and walnuts as magic ingredients.Obviously this bread comes out extremely spongy,super moist and nutty, my kids enjoyed having this bread for their breakfast with their favourite nutella spread.Check out the bloggers running this 24th edition of blogging marathon here.Sending to  Siri's Celebrating First Anniversary.


1cup Wheat flour
1+1/2cups All purpose flour
1/2cup Chocolate chips
1/2cup Sugar
1cup Oil
2tbsp Flaxseed meal
1/2cup Applesauce
1/2cup Finely grated cucumber
1/2cup Walnuts (chopped roughly)
1/2tsp Baking powder
1tsp Baking soda
A pinch Salt


Preheat the oven to 350F.Grease well a loaf pan and keep aside.

Sieve together the flours,baking powder, baking soda and keep aside.

Mix the flaxseed meal with 6tablespoons of luke warm water and keep aside.

Whisk the oil,applesauce,salt and sugar together until the sugar gets dissolves,now add in the flax seed meal mixture, grated cucumber and mix for few minutes.

(Dont forget to drain the water from the grated cucumber before adding)


Melt the chocolate chips with two tablespoons of water in microwave oven for a minute,mix it well and add it to the oil mixture.

Make a well in a middle of the dry ingredients,stir in the wet ingredients and mix with a spatula, dont overmix the batter.

Fold in the chopped walnuts and pour the batter in the already prepared loaf pan.

Bake for 20-25minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Let it cool completely and enjoy with your favourite spread.


42 comments:

  1. yummy.sounds great that you have two oven in home.its true that cooking makes everybody happy.

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  2. Wow cucumber cake..nice recipe dear..cake looks yummy.

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  3. like its color.. nice combo..

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  4. Wow...i wonder how the taste would be...can i have a slice?

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  5. Amazing Priya .Kudos for your innovative ideas.

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  6. What a combination, the bread looks simply too good..

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  7. Amazing and such unique use of ingredients...great job

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  8. ohh now only i know the secret..ha ha,cake looks gorgeous dear!!

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  9. Love the colour! Looks yummy and delicious!

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  10. That's a super treat. Lovely looking cake.
    Deepa

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  11. Delicious and yummy looking cake.
    Deepa

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  12. wow love the colour...great t time bread

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  13. Only you can think of this combo Priya. Lovely one.

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  14. looks great, i had this on my mind, but was hesitant as never made this combo beofre, will try now

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  15. Hello Priya.. I saw the guest post of yours in spicy treat blog, the cake looks awesome and the picture is superb.. I was shocked by seeing the perfect picture of your in her blog. Why I'm saying this, because I still remember that when I had a event in my blog called "treat to eyes" and I told you also to participate, but u told me you can't take the perfect picture... This picture are simply awesome, see you are not just a good cook but you are also a good photographer ;)

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    1. Thanks for replaying me dear.. I will start very shortly and definitely let u know....

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  16. That a lovely and delicious quick bread!

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  17. I am not telling this for the comments sake but truly the cake looks wonderful.

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  18. Amazing! I should call your kitchen Priya's daring kitchen!

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  19. Je n'ai jamais mangé un gâteau vegan mais c'est une bonne idée quand on n'a pas ce qu'il faut.
    Il va falloir que je teste.
    A bientôt

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  20. Looks too good Priya. Did u get a new camera . The photos nowadays are crisp and awesome. One more thing when I opened this post in front of my 18 month old he jumps and touches the screen and says "Venum"

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  21. cucumber, chocolate and bread! U are so innovative and creative. It looks delicious.

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  22. Delicious vegan cucumber walnut chocolate bread.

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  23. Awesome bake..I loved the combo Priya..Just Perfect !

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  24. So moist cake, love this vegan n cucumber in this cake!!!

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  25. Amazing baker you are Priya. Just now saw your cake in Sangee's page. Wonderful dear. Here also Perfectly baked bread, superb dear.

    today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/01/prawn-cha-chadi.html

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  26. Two oven ah?! Super now I got the reason h u able to bake more frequently, almost one or the other day rt?! That 's Priya!!
    Yes, as u said u can experiment anything with chocolate, this bread sounds too good !
    Good to start one's day!!!

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  27. Lovely cake...

    http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

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  28. What variety of cakes you make!

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  29. i have bookmarked so many bakes from your space and have not tried yet, planning to do it shortly. this looks awesome Priya.

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  30. Wonderful combo,bread looks amazing...

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  31. Yummy Cake and interesting ingredients in it...

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  32. Wow!Two ovens!!No wonder you bake so many stuffs!You rock, Priya..This cake ,once again, is a beautiful creation!Looks awesome...

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  33. Love this chocolate bread. Looks so soft and delicious..

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  34. Really Priya? Now why doesn't that surprise me..heheh...do you also have an extra of all other appliance too?..with the no of posts you do, it could be true..coming to the recipe, the pictures look fabulous, one will never know it's vegan looking at the picture nor the ingredients! great job..

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  35. Hi nice cake! Can I make it using whole wheat flour n without oil. If yes then pl share d ingredients to be added or subtracted

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