Are you going to bake a vegan birthday cake for a family member or friend ?
Or maybe you’re planning a birthday party for him or her?
Vegan birthday cake recipes are not necessarily very complicated to make.
Here are some great ideas of vegan substitutes for animal products that you may already have in your kitchen, and a simple and absolutely delicious cake recipe with vegan ingredients that can be found easily.
There are several ways you can replace all the animal based products in the diet.
For example there are really a lot of ways you can replace eggs in the cake.
Besides the commercially manufactured egg replacers like Ener-G, there are natural ways to replace eggs in the cake and you may make a traditional cake using these ingredients.
Pureed tofu may replace an egg especially since it is very rich in proteins.
Other ingredients may include vinegar, agar powder, flax seeds, potato starch or mashed potatoes, pumpkin or squash, some apple sauce or even bananas.
These products have an ability to bond together the batter and make for a really smooth batter for cake baking.
There is no special reason why milk is used in baking, it is just a taste enhancer and it also softens the really sharp smell of eggs.
It can be replaced in vegan birthday cake with water or soy milk if one is looking to bake a rich cake.
When the batter is put together, it is really smooth and without the baked products it bakes in a shorter time of perhaps twenty to thirty minutes.
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This batter can even be put into baking delicious cup cakes.
Cup cakes have replaced cakes at birthday parties, weddings and other celebrations for the past couple of years.
Since they are very convenient in birthday parties as there is no need to slice it up and serve which is somehow tedious.
An expert suggestion for you is that you can create a beautiful cup cake tower too.
For cup cake tower you need to display all your handmade cup cakes on a dessert stand and present them beautifully in front of your family members and guests.
Here is a good cup cake recipe for vegan birthday cake:
- 500 grams baking flour
- 1 cup sugar Mixed chopped nuts
- One teaspoon vegetable oil
- 1 cup water or soy milk
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons vinegar
You may use unsweetened chocolate, pureed pumpkin, banana or grated carrots.
How To Make The Vegan Birthday Cake: :
- Sift the flour and add in the nuts.
- At this point if you chose chocolate as the flavoring you may add it in.
- Make batter with the liquid and beat it until it can smoothen out.
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- Pour batter into paper-lined medium muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full.
- Bake 20 to 30 minutes.
- You can decorate you cupcakes as you like.
- This will ensure it is well baked and delicious.
It is very easy to make vegan birthday cake using any of the ingredients mentioned above.
It makes for a very exciting experience as one gets to try out new flavors such as chocolate, carrot and banana.
These are very delicious and even though people who are not vegan can truly like it.
It is very important however to ensure that protein needs are met in every diet. Enjoy!