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Vegan 'treats'

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18yearstooold Sun 08-Mar-15 14:31:05

Dd has been vegan for a couple of months and probably has a better diet now than when she ate meat -massive vegetable dodger!

But she's missing her desserts and cakes

Any good recipes?

I've tried adapting existing recipes but I've found if a recipe has eggs, it has them for a reason!

figgypuddings Sun 08-Mar-15 14:33:01

Try substituting apple sauce for eggs, I think 1/2 a jar equates to two eggs.

Koalafications Sun 08-Mar-15 14:36:20

You can vegan chocolate. Swedish glaze is vegan ice cream.

There's a lovely vegan banana bread recipe on the BBC website.

There's loads of vegan treats and desserts around.

Enormouse Sun 08-Mar-15 14:45:08
I'm not vegan, allergic to eggs though, and I make these a lot. Very easy, quick and delicious.

DontForgetTheLightAlesLawrence Sun 08-Mar-15 14:52:31

Make some raw energy balls.

Nuts, dates, almond butter, cacao powder, coconut oil, some essence of orange if you like. Whizz it all in a blender, roll into balls and keep in the fridge or freezer.

Nut butter cups: melt coconut oil and stir in some cacao powder and maple syrup. Put in mini muffin cases. Freeze for an hour. Add a little almond butter to the frozen chocolates, then drizzle any of the remaining chocolate/coconut/syrup mix over the top. Freeze again to set. Keep in the fridge. Yum.

DontForgetTheLightAlesLawrence Sun 08-Mar-15 14:54:26

Look at, lots of mainly vegan treats on her blog. She does use honey though. But then you could always replace honey with a syrup.

AmericasTorturedBrow Sun 08-Mar-15 15:05:54

Ground flaxseed is a great egg substitute as well

DS and I make delicious avocado chocolate cookies - will have to dig out the recipe

MoustacheofRonSwanson Sun 08-Mar-15 20:49:25

I make it with vanilla ric emilk not coconut milk, and add a bit more coconut oil.

Coyo yoghurts and ice cream are good treats made from coconut milk.

This is a nice cheesecake

These biscuits are lovely, you can really taste the banana. Sometimes I omit the nuts but dip in dark chocolate instead.

A good caramel recipe expands your choices a lot- it can be a sauce, added to biscuits, put in or on cakes.
This is a nice recipe for vegan caramels, I use coconut oil not vegan butter. You can also make dulce de leche

Those bean brownies that did the rounds a while back are pretty good, especialy if you swirl nut butter and/or caramel through them

Onykahonie Sun 08-Mar-15 21:44:09

How about some vegan Hobnbs or cornflake cakes?

mrbob Sun 07-Jun-15 10:23:06

Chocolate covered katie is a fab website for "healthy versions" of cakes and many are vegan...

TyneTeas Sun 07-Jun-15 12:03:23

I'm not vegan, but this is a really nice ginger cake

(I don't have self raising flour, just add half a teaspoon of baking powder per 2 oz/50g plain)

for the apple puree, a couple of chopped up eating apples simmered in a couple of tablespoons of water and mushed up with a fork seems to work)

JiltedJohnsJulie Thu 11-Jun-15 20:42:16

Following with interest smile

987flowers Thu 11-Jun-15 21:00:17

Not overly exciting but when I had to be dairy free (breast feeding my intolerant child) I found some chocolate covered rice cakes which I think would be vegan. Just gave a nice sweet taste at the end of a meal.

ppeatfruit Fri 12-Jun-15 14:07:25

18years Although you say eggs are nec. I always cook brownies and gingerbread without eggs or and dairy and even my dh loves them. But I use almond butter and molasses and or maple syrup because it stops the cakes going into crumbs . You have to leave them in the tin till cold before you cut them up. If you want the recipe just ask me!

sashh Sat 13-Jun-15 10:59:49

Flapjacks can be vegan. How about getting a sheet of puff pastry, sprincle with sugar and maybe a bit of dried ginger, cut in strips and bake for 10 mins, a bit like cheese straws but sweet.

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