National Cupcake Week – Day 2 – Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes
September 16, 2014 – 11:13 am | No Comment

This recipe was kindly donated by Sheree Hatton – one of our lovely members!
250g Butter, At room temperature,
250g Caster Sugar
250g Gluten-Free Self-Rasing Flour
4 Eggs
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
3 tbsp Cocoa Powder
For the Icing: 200g Icing sugar, …

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National Cupcake Week – Day 2 – Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes
September 16, 2014 – 11:13 am | No Comment

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This recipe was kindly donated by Sheree Hatton – one of our lovely members!

250g Butter, At room temperature,

250g Caster Sugar

250g Gluten-Free Self-Rasing Flour

4 Eggs

1 tbsp Vanilla Extract

3 tbsp Cocoa Powder

For the Icing: 200g Icing sugar, cocoa powder as required & 200g Butter, At room temperature

I.                           Preheat the oven to 190C(Gas 5/375F)

II.                           Place the butter and sugar into a bowl, Whisk until pale and fluffy.

III.                           Add the eggs one at a time, Add a little flour after each one. When combined add the vanilla and the cocoa powder, stir until combined.

IV.                           Divide up into the cupcake cases, Bake for 20 minutes until golden and risen.

V.                           When cool make the icing, place the butter and the icing sugar into a bowl, mix together with the back of a spoon until soft and light.

VI.                           Place the icing into a piping bag and decorate the cupcakes.

National Cupcake Week 2014 – Day 1 – Mocha Cupcakes
September 15, 2014 – 11:07 am | No Comment
National Cupcake Week 2014 – Day 1 – Mocha Cupcakes

 
To celebrate the ever-popular ‘cupcake’, to encourage baking at home, with family, sharing skills or to support your local bakery, we’ve been asking our readers to offer a delightful recipe for you to try at home. Here’s …

Suma Soaps Handmade and Exclusive
September 12, 2014 – 11:20 am | No Comment
Suma Soaps Handmade and Exclusive

Owners and Willy Wonkas of the soap world are two ex Suma co-op members. They used to work with us here, until they swapped the people’s republic of Suma for soap making, and they haven’t looked back.

Winter Brochure 2014
September 4, 2014 – 7:29 am | No Comment
Winter Brochure 2014

This Winter Suma are offering lots of great new products, these are included in our new Winter brochure, so here’s a taster from us, Suma, the workers cooperative where things are altogether better.

Plunkett Foundation Partnership
September 3, 2014 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Plunkett Foundation Partnership

Suma and Plunkett support small community groups
Plunkett Foundation and Suma Wholefoods are delighted to have agreed a supply deal exclusively for community co-operatives across the UK launching from the 1st September.
Aimed at community co-operative members …

New Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..
August 28, 2014 – 5:09 am | No Comment
New Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..

Every one of these twelve new and beautiful soaps has been carefully hand crafted using a blend of olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. We’ve used an age-old traditional method that means each bar retains all of the soap’s naturally released glycerine. It’s a method which helps produce a wonderfully natural moisturising soap, with a rich creamy lather which is kind and nourishing to even the most sensitive of skins.

New Suma organic hamper
August 28, 2014 – 3:59 am | No Comment
New Suma organic hamper

The gift that keeps on giving.
Suma Product Code: BT351
To celebrate a little slice of Suma, we’ve very carefully selected a mix of our favourite vegan, organic Suma products, and presented them in a beautiful hamper, …

Suma and the Woodcraft Folk
August 21, 2014 – 11:20 am | 2 Comments
Suma and the Woodcraft Folk

At Suma we have a long friendship with the Woodcraft Folk (WCF or ‘Woodies’), the cooperative young peoples’ organisation. Woodies was founded in 1925 for young people to learn cooperative values and principles through group …

Vegan Tofu and Veg Picnic Pie
August 7, 2014 – 9:30 am | No Comment
Vegan Tofu and Veg Picnic Pie

A vegan vegetable and tofu layered picnic pie recipe, inspired by Ruby Tandoh’s recipe from the Great British Bake off 2013

Ethical Consumer readers vote Suma in their top 10
August 5, 2014 – 10:04 am | No Comment
Ethical Consumer readers vote Suma in their top 10

Suma has been voted one of the top ten ethical brands of the last 25 years by Ethical Consumer readers. To mark it’s 25th birthday, Ethical Consumer carried out a reader survey of the top …

Vegan Coconut Choco Bars
August 4, 2014 – 3:17 pm | 2 Comments
Vegan Coconut Choco Bars

When Suma’s new coconut oil arrived I was keen to find some exciting ways to use it. I’ve been experimenting with vegan baking for just over a year now and have to say I am …