The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets

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Fair Winds Press, Oct 1, 2007 - Cooking - 288 pages
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DIVWhether you want to bake dairy- and egg-free for health, ethical, or environmental reasons, The Joy of Vegan Baking lets you have your cake and eat it, too! Featuring 150 familiar favorites -- from cakes, cookies, and crepes to pies, puddings, and pastries -- this book will show you just how easy, convenient, and delectable baking without eggs and dairy can be.

A seasoned cooking instructor and self-described "joyful vegan," author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau puts to rest the myth that vegan baking is an inferior alternative to non-vegan baking, putting it in its rightful place as a legitimate contender in the baking arena. More than just a collection of recipes, this informative cookbook is a valuable resource for any baker -- novice or seasoned.

Learn just how easy it is to enjoy your favorite homespun goodies without compromising your health or values:

  • Chocolate Chip Scones
  • Cranberry Nut Bread
  • Lemon Cheesecake
  • Dessert Crepes
  • Strawberry Pie with Chocolate Chunks
  • Cinnamon Coffee Cake
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes
  • Raspberry Sorbet
  • Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  • Soft Pretzels
  • Blueberry Cobbler
  • Chocolate Almond Brittle
Free of saturated fat, cholesterol, and lactose, but full of flavor, flair, and familiarity, each and every recipe will have you declaring I can't believe it's vegan!

Complete with luscious color photos, this book will be an essential reference for every vegan.

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User Review  - flippinpages - LibraryThing

This is a fairly good cookbook. My biggest problem with it is that everything is way to sweet, and I have a very sweet tooth. The cheesecake recipe is probably the best although I take out 14 cup of the sugar. Worth buying for those that like playing around with recipes. Read full review

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User Review  - mcglothlen - LibraryThing

This is an exquisite little book. I want to cook everything in it and that hardly ever happens with a cookbook. My only quibble is that it's a little preachy and she talks about "reclaiming" words ... Read full review

Contents

The Whys and Wherefores of Choosing Vegan
9
The Howtos and Whatnots of Vegan Baking
17
Rise and Shine Muffins Biscuits and Scones
37
Cozy Comforts Sweet and Savory Quick Breads
53
Cause for Celebration Cakes and Cupcakes
71
Timeless Temptations Pies and Tarts
93
Familiar Favorites Cookies Brownies and Bars
109
Bearing Fruit Crumbles Cobblers Crisps and Whole Fruit Desserts
131
Sweet Somethings Confections and Candy
193
Frozen Treats Sorbets Shakes and Smoothies
203
Fundamental Foundations Crusts for Pies and Tarts
211
Restorative Refreshments Hot and Cold Beverages
219
Over the Top Frostings Sauces Syrups and Spreads
229
THE APPENDICES Appendix I Stocking Your Vegan Pantry
240
Making Sense of It All
258
THE INDICES
273

Decadent Delicacies and Elegant Eats Strudel CrÍpes Blintzes and Pastries
151
Ancient Wonders Yeast Breads and Rolls
165
Creamy Concoctions Mousses and Puddings
181
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
286
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
288
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About the author (2007)

DIVColleen Patrick-Goudreau is the founder of Compassionate Cooks www.compassionatecooks.com, an organization whose mission it is to empower people to make informed food choices and to debunk myths about veganism. A recognized expert on healthful plant-based cuisine, Colleen has appeared on the Food Network and is a columnist for VegNews magazine. She lives in Oakland, CA with her human hubby and feline boys./div

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