BabyCakes Covers the Classics: Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes

BabyCakes Covers the Classics: Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes from Donuts to Snickerdoodles For those with food sensitivities, these desserts have remained a distant dream until now Following her widely adored debut cookbook with this delectable and extensive new collection, Erin McKenna, celebrated baker and proprietress of BabyCakes NYC in New York and Los Angeles, satisfies all your food fantasies with fifty recipes for perennial favorites all created without gluten, dairy, eggs, or refined sugarIn addition to its important primer on key ingredients and easy substitutions, BabyCakes Covers the Classics includes a section filled with Erin s insightful solutions to frequently asked questions, which will lead you to newfound baking glory As for the goods themselves, prepare for untold hours of refreshingly simple and undeniably delicious recipes adapted from the ones that sprinkled our collective childhoods They include Thin Mints Madeleines Chocolate Chip Waffles Snickerdoodles S s Hamentaschen Square Pan Tomato Pizza Six Layer Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Preserves Banana Royale Five variations of BabyCakes NYC s famous donuts many BabyCakes Covers the Classics is filled with timeless sweet and savory temptations that vegans, celiacs, and the health minded can safely indulge in Erin shows people of all stripes how to take control of a vegan, gluten free pantry, and she proves that once you do, there are no limitations to what you can bake

10 thoughts on “BabyCakes Covers the Classics: Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes from Donuts to Snickerdoodles

  1. says:

    I am an experienced cook and avid baker I found the schmaltzy intro to this book indeed to each recipe tiresome I felt like saying, Give me the recipe already The recipes call for multiple ingredients, some of which are not easily found and are quite expensive I had to hunt to find refined coconut oil and larger quantities of arrowroot as several of the recipes called for 1 4 cup of arrow

  2. says:

    For people who need to eat gluten free and vegan, baked goods can be one of the greatest losses Thank goodness for the people at BabyCakes, who have now written two vibrant cookbooks full of creative and satisfying recipes I made pumpkin gingerbread pancakes loosely based on her gingerbread pancake recipe, and then wonder buns and hame antaschen Gluten free baking is a challenge The ingred

  3. says:

    Feb 2012I m not gluten free, although I am vegan, and love trying new techniques in baking I honestly find gluten free baking a bit boring but I love tackling the nuances However, the recipes I tried out of this book all ended poorly despite my following their instructions something I do not generally do and cannot help but wonder if that was the problem I am confident in my baking skills a

  4. says:

    For a gluten free, vegan cookbook it s fantastic Not all the recipes are winners the pancakes were horrible The plain cake donuts are light and fluffy are are full of flavor The texture is perfect for a donut The Snickerdoodles are amazing once I doubled the amount of applesauce in the recipe I generally don t use bean flours so I have swapped out the garbanzo and fava bean flour for sorghum

  5. says:

    In theory this is a great cookbook I want to make everything Erin has to offer me But in practice, the ingredients are ridiculous only a specific kind of soy powder will work Really and the results are never as good as when I visit Babycakes.After the first cookbook came out, I was talking to a girl at Babycakes in FL and she told me that McKenna had to alter the recipes for the book That the

  6. says:

    Wow Gluten free, dairy free, vegan recipes for DESSERTS O my, o my Makes me want to run out and buy a lot of coconut oil milk, rice flour and xanthum gum Donuts, seriously, donuts, that are baked, not fried A Mounds like candy An ice cream cake AND they have a bakery in NYC, LA and Orlando My beloved daughter, Riley allergic to dairy and beef is going to NYC for a chorus trip next springwonder

  7. says:

    The Classics include baked donuts, cookies, savory snacks, gluten free vegan versions of commercial brands like Chips Ahoy, Thin Mints, and Nilla Wafers, and traditional things like Hamentaschen, Irish soda bread, Rugalach, and because this bakery is in NYC chocolate egg creams.Ingredients include Bob s Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Baking Flour, garbanzo fava bean flour, brown rice flour, c

  8. says:

    Cannot wait to try the doughnuts Thank you Erin for making GF began baking so very doable I truly thought I could never make cookies decently again and had given up on them entirely Thanks to your cookie recipes, not only can I make them again, but I have confidence to step and and experiment with others.

  9. says:

    Babycakes books grow on me I finished just about every recipe in the first book so I was delighted to discover this one I love these recipes They are healthy enough and allergy friendly enough for me to eat But sugary and normal tasting enough for the family to like them.

  10. says:

    By this point, about 15 books in, I am definitely seeing some overlap in most of these cookbooks but I did quit reading this one when I got to the Caramelized Onion and Cheddar Cheese Crepes because I am heading to the kitchen to give these bad boys a try Will finish the book later grin

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