I stumbled across ermine frosting recently and realized it’s pretty much perfect for me. As much as a love a good Swiss meringue buttercream, it’s not as easy to adapt for vegan recipes. But American buttercream is, to me, way too sweet. Enter ermine frosting — it’s light like whipped cream, not too sweet, and actually pretty easy to put together. Doing some brief research … Continue reading Quick Tip: Ermine Frosting (Vegan and non-vegan)
Wanna get right to it? Skip to the recipe. I promised beer brownies and I am a woman of my word. Except they’re also vegan, so everyone wins! I was browsing through Serious Eats (which I highly recommend) and came across this espresso cashew brownie recipe by Yvonne Ruperti. I had been wanting to make vegan beer brownies specifically and realized this recipe would be … Continue reading Vegan Stout Brownies
I’ve been interested in trying out vegan meringue for awhile. Eggs are a staple in baking (and of course meringue!) so finding ways to replace them without sacrificing taste or texture seems like a fun experiment.
Vegan meringue is also a great jumping off point for other desserts — if you can replace egg whites in meringue of all things, it should be possible in other recipes. The most obvious examples are things like macarons, lemon meringue pie (god yes), angel food cake, etc. And meringue cookies on their own are pretty damn good.Continue reading “Vegan Meringue Cookies”