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Hi! I am interested in making the Holiday Hotcake recipe. My family has got a dairy allergic and can not eat butter, cream, milk. Could you please tell me the amounts I need to make it dairy free or are they the same? Many thanks.
Posted by Ilovecupcakes81. Answered on 23rd Aug 2014 at 12.00
Nigella's Holiday Hotcake With Eggnog Cream recipe (from Nigella Express) is a self-saucing sponge pudding that is served with an eggnog-flavoured whipped cream. At the moment it is difficult to find good dairy-free substitutes for double or whipping cream so you may want to consider an alternative accompaniment, such as your favourite non-dairy vanilla ice cream.
The cake batter uses sunflower oil already and you can use soy or nut milk instead of the full fat milk - just make sure that the milk is a natural type and not flavoured or sweetened. For the butter that you dot over the surface of the cake batter you can use a non-dairy margarine. The quantities used are exactly the same as for the original recipe.
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