Nut Cake

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Caribbean Vegan: Plant-Based, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Authentic Island Cuisine for Every Occasion

By Taymer Mason

Published 2021

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In the Caribbean, some of our peanut brittle recipes are not glassy. Rather, they are fudgelike, as in this recipe. This nut cake is usually sold by sweets vendors, and is good for holiday gift giving. You need a candy thermometer to ensure good results when you make this.


  • cups (500 g) light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup (180


  1. Grease a baking sheet. Have a glass of ice-cold water standing by in the fridge.
  2. Put the sugar, nondairy milk, nondairy creamer, margarine, optional ginger, vanilla essence, cinnamon, and salt, if needed, in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar starts to dissolve. Increase the heat slightly and continue stirring. At thi