Mezze Cake

0:40 m

We always strive to make our recipe repertoire as exciting and diverse as we possibly can. We feel completely duty bound to provide you with options so that you can make positive, tasty food choices. Sometimes we give you simple stuff, sometimes we give you hard stuff and sometimes we give you downright crazy stuff. This recipe not only falls into the 'crazy' category but it falls into the 'oh good lord this is delicious' category too. This has become one of the most iconic BOSH recipes for sure, and a real vegan dinner show stopper and great party food! It could also make a great veggie lunch box idea to take you through the week!

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For the mezze cake

<item-todo-done>2 aubergines<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 courgettes<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 jar of sun-dried tomatoes - drained<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 jar of artichokes - drained<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 large pot of hummus<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 portion of Baba Ganoush<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 jar of tapenade<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 flatbread<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 handful of coriander - chopped<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>100g basmati rice<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> chilli sauce<item-todo-done>

For the falafel mix

<item-todo-done>1 tsp ground cumin<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp ground coriander<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp chilli powder - more to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp plain flour<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp sunflower oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 can chickpeas - rinsed and drained<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 garlic clove - roughly chopped<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 handful of parsley<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 small red onions - roughly chopped<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 180°C l Food Processor l Cake Tin

Prepare the falafel mix

  • Put all the falafel ingredients in a food processor, blend to a thick paste and put to one side
  • Meanwhile, cook the rice, following the instructions on the packet

Prepare the Mezze cake

  • With a sharp knife, cut the flat bread to the shape of your cake tin, and place in the base of the cake tin
  • Cut the aubergine and courgette into to 1cm thick slices
  • Then griddle on both sides of each slice until they're cooked through
  • Carefully and creatively layer each ingredient to build the cake using the remaining ingredients and rice (it's your cake, add what you want) - make sure the top layer is the falafel mixture

Bake and serve

  • Bake the cake at 180°C for 20 minutes, then take it out of the oven
  • Spread a layer of Hummus on top of the cake, and decorate it as well as you can!
  • Carefully remove the cake from the tin, and cut into slices to serve
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