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The Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet Many of your favorite recipes can easily be made vegan by substituting a few key ingredients. Use this list to get started! Eggs: They're Not All They' re Crached Up to Be Millions of day-old male chicks are killed (usually in a high-speed grinder) every year because they are considered to be worthless to the egg industry. First, you need to determine why your recipe calls for eggs. Then use one of the following to replace each egg in your recipe. Is it for leavening? Is it for binding? The final product will be The final product will be dense and thick, light and fluffy. 1/4 cup puréed soft tofu Ener-G Egg Replacer 1/4 cup apple sauce 2 Tbsp. corstarch + 2 Tbsp. water 1 mashed ripe banana 2 Tbsp. potato starch + 2 Tbsp. water 3 Tbsp. puréed fruit 2 Tbsp. instant mashed potatoes Flaxseed Baking powder + oil Baking Powder Egg Replacer Flaxseed Egg Replacer 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseeds 3 Tbsp. water 2 tsp. baking powder 2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. oil Mix until well combined and gelatinous. Mix until well combined and gelatinous. Replaces l egg Replaces 1 egg Egg Replacer in Custards and Quiches > Replace each egg mith ½ cup puréed soft tofu. Tip: If you're in a pinch, a can of diet soda can be used to replace 2 eggs in many cake recipes, and it won't add any calories! Tip: If you need to replace just an egg white, try 1 Tbsp. plain agar powder dissolved in 1 Tbsp. water, whipped, chilled, and whipped again for each egg white. Dairy Products: Don't Steal From a Baby! Cows produce milk for the same reason humans and other mammals do-to nourish their young, but their babies are taken away from them shortly after birth. Replace com's milk in your recipe mith equal amounts of these: Buttermilk Replacer 1 cup unsweetened soy milk 2 Tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk until well combined and creamy. > Soy milk (better for rich desserts) > Coconut milk (better for rich desserts) > almond milk > Rice milk Equal to 1 cup buttermilk Tip: Be sure to purchase unsweetened flavors for baking. Otherwise, you may experience a slightly sweeter finished product. Sweetened Condensed Milk Replacer Margarine: Are You Trying to Butter Me Up? 2 1/2 cups soy milk 6 Tbsp. vegan margarine A cow's natural lifespan is about 25 years, but cows used by the dairy industry are killed after a mere four or five years of confinement and misery. 1/2 cup sugar Dash of salt Heat the soy milk in a pan until boiling. In a separate over medium heat. Add sugar. pan, melt the vegan margarine When the sugar begins to melt, add the hot soy milk and a dash of salt. Boil gently and stir for approximately 5 minutes. Makes 14 oz. Use one of the recommended products listed belon, and when baking, simply substitute the same amount of vegan margarine for butlter: > Coconut oil > Earth Balance Buttery Spread > Earth Balance Kegan Buttery Sticks > Smart Balance light Original Buttery Spread mith Flax Tip: For baking, always use full-fat margarine, not light. Follow these tips and you'l be baking treats like these in no time! Disclaimer: All companies referenced above produce and sell vegan foods at the time of the creation and release of this resource (August 2011). Always double-check the labels prior to purchasing, as many companies change their formulations without notice. Inclusion in this list does not indicate a endorsement for or by a company. Made mith bte of by petal

The Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet

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Baking should be a joyful experience for everyone involved. Spare the lives of countless animals by choosing to make your favorite recipes vegan. Save a copy of peta2's Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat She...




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