This week, Joanna got to baking vegan banana walnut muffins – the perfect tasty, healthy fuel for a weekend hike. The recipe was originally taken from the one and only Isa Chandra, from the book Isa Does It. To keep the recipe vegan, applesauce and flaxseed were used as binder, instead of egg. The idea… Continue reading Going Bananas!
You read right – this week’s delicious creation is a chocolate zucchini cake! Zucchini baked into cake almost tastes like banana bread – a moist yet light, velvety texture, which is exactly how this came out. The flavor is the perfect balance between sweet and fresh; the sugar isn’t overpowering. The chocolate icing is made… Continue reading Zucchini Treats?!
Happy Easter! I ended up making fluffy vanilla cupcakes piped with vanilla buttercream frosting. Designing these cupcakes was a blast – the piping technique was surprisingly easy and the lightness of the frosting contrasted well with the chocolate eggs in the center of each cupcake. As per usual, this recipe is completely vegan, down to… Continue reading American Easter
I know it’s a week early but I figured we could kick off Easter season with homemade, rustic cross buns! These are traditional easter treats across the pond in England, eaten on Good Friday, and I though I’d try my hand at the rich flavored dessert. The blend of flavors in this came out amazing,… Continue reading English Easter
..make cupcakes! Spring is just around the corner which means bright colors and even brighter flavors. Lemon is the perfect bittersweet mix to mark the start of April. This week, we made lemon cupcakes with a lemon buttercream frosting and sprinkles. The buttercream came out extremely light, which complemented the fluffiness of the cupcakes! Following… Continue reading When life gives you lemons..