The hosts of the vegan cooking show The Post Punk Kitchen are back with a vengeance and this time, dessert. A companion volume to Vegan with a Vengeance, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World is a sweet and sassy guide to baking everyone's favorite treat without using any animal products. This unique cookbook contains over 50 recipes for cupcakes and frostings some innovative, some classics with beautiful full color photographs. Isa and Terry offer delicious, cheap, dairy-free, egg-free and vegan-friendly recipes like Classic Vanilla Cupcakes (with chocolate frosting), Crimson Velveteen Cupcakes (red velvet with creamy white frosting), Linzer Torte Cupcakes (hazelnut with raspberry and chocolate ganache), Chai Latte Cupcakes (with powdered sugar) and Banana Split Cupcakes (banana-chocolate chip-pineapple with fluffy frosting). Included also are gluten-free recipes, decorating tips, baking guidelines, vegan shopping advice, and Isa's true cupcake anecdotes from the trenches. When Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, no dessert lover can resist.
Topics: Veganism and Cookbooks
Published: Da Capo Press on Oct 17, 2006
An indispensible, if flaky resource for creating "conscious" sweetbreads that aren't necessarily any better for you than conventional ones; a cupcake is still a cupcake, whether you use soymilk or cow juice. Moskowitz and Romero, veteran "celebrity" vegan chefs, write in a smarty-pants way without being snobby; that is, omnivores won't be pressured into "converting" just from a silly cookbook.The most impressive part is how insanely sweet and fluffy frostings can be made with such culinary aberrations as margarine and agave syrup. to coin a phrase, om nom nom.read more
Very nearly a perfect book. I know that wishing the recipes were a bit healthier is kind of missing the point, but I wish it anyway. Still, this book is a totally awesome answer to assertions that eating vegan is boring. The cupcakes are gorgeous, and very delicious!read more
thanks for the recommmendation Laura, its definitely something I need to check out.read more
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