Upside-down Vegan Chocolate Birthday Cake with Vegan Coconut Cream Ganache

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin After much stress and tears I think I have finally settled upon a vegan cake and vegan ganache that is both structurally sound and tasty. I tried coconut milk beverage, canned coconut milk, soy milk, and finally, coconut cream in two different varieties. I have also tried different ratios of nondairy milk to…

Vegan Tiered Cake

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinOur bishop was coming for a special visit to our church and I knew I had to plan a special cake.  I baked all the cakes off for my 3 tiered cake and then found out he changed plans and was coming …during period of fasting.  I was so frustrated –God forgive me– and…

Vegan Vanilla Cake with Aquafaba

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinI just made a cake with bean water.  That’s right — bean water.  Chickpea water to be exact.  Otherwise known as aquafaba.  This recently discovered proteinacious liquid that is derived from chickpeas is being used to replace eggs in the culinary world.  It can be whipped up into a meringue and it can be…

Vegan Apple Pie

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinIt took me a long time to learn how to make my own pie crust.  It was very frustrating trying different recipes — all promising to be “perfect” and “fool-proof.” I tried vodka, apple cider vinegar, rolling it between parchment paper, pressing it in, you name it.  Then I learned that the trick was…

Vegan Naan

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinAnother dish for the Church’s potluck lunch.  I feel like I’m in the Coptic Lent version of the Great British Bake Off.  This week’s theme was Indian and I originally intended to make vegan gulab jamun which was a disaster.  So I switched to naan and it turned out quite well actually with the…

Vegan Chai

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinSometimes I just want to get to the recipe and don’t want to read the long spiel that goes along with it.  So not all of my recipes are going to be accompanied by a story.  Briefly, I got this recipe from an old friend, Chris Suradejvibul, and have been using it for years….

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