Quick & Easy Vegan Bake Sale: More than 150 Delicious Sweet and Savory Vegan Treats Perfect for Sharing

Quick & Easy Vegan Bake Sale: More than 150 Delicious Sweet and Savory Vegan Treats Perfect for Sharing

by Carla Kelly
     
 

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Carla Kelly puts the "good" back in "good for you" with over 150 share-able vegan desserts that will keep friends, neighbors, and even the local girl scout troop coming back for more. Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is packed with tasty options for the busy cook who needs to whip up a batch of something for a crowd—be it a block party, a fundraiser,

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Carla Kelly puts the "good" back in "good for you" with over 150 share-able vegan desserts that will keep friends, neighbors, and even the local girl scout troop coming back for more. Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is packed with tasty options for the busy cook who needs to whip up a batch of something for a crowd—be it a block party, a fundraiser, or your child's birthday at school.

A little innovative blending makes vegan staples into your new secret ingredients. Avocado and tofu in Chocolate Pie? Beets in Chocolate Muffins? You won't believe how good they taste—and your friends will never guess how healthy they are.

Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale covers all the classic sweets and more, with breakfast muffins, crumbles, breads, puddings, toppings, and a special section on savory treats that's a rare find in a baking book. Once you've sampled the author's Baklava, Gingerbread, and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, you'll be eager to try your hand at:

  • Blueberry and Coconut Scones
  • Raspberry and Lemon Polenta
  • Rhubarb, Ginger, and Walnut Tea Loaf
  • Maple Cookies, PB&J Cupcakes, and more!

So go ahead—all it takes is Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale, some undercover tofu, and half an hour, and soon your friends will be asking for more—vegan and non-vegan alike!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Whether you’re holding the bake sale to end all bake sales or just looking for a tasty treat to tuck into a lunch box, Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale has got you covered. Accessible ingredients, tons of well-organized info, and scrumptious recipes make this cookbook one to keep out on your counter.”
Isa Chandra Moskowitz, bestselling author of Veganomicon

“Grab this book and have a bake sale! From can’t-miss standards like Lemon Bars and Peanut Butter Cookies to imaginative creations like Rhubarb Squares, Chai Chocolate Mini Loaves, and Parsnip and Orange Muffins, the recipes in Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale are sure to be a hit at your bake sale, with your friends and coworkers, and with you! Carla Kelly fills this fantastic cookbook with super-useful, simple-to-read sections on how to follow recipes flawlessly, match baked goods to the seasons, plan a vegan bake sale, and more. Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is a valuable ingredient in creating delicious, memorable baked desserts and savory dishes for all occasions.”
Gary Loewenthal, founder of Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale

Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is full of creative, quick, fun recipes that will delight vegans and meat eaters alike. Carla takes all the guesswork out of baking with simple how-tos that will turn even the most novice baker into a pro in no time. I love the way Carla infuses both sweet and savory treats with fruits and vegetables—my taste buds have never been so happy and my kitchen has never smelled so good!”
Alicia C. Simpson, author of Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food

Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale gives everyone a very good reason to bake—because they can! Carla draws on years of baking experience, crafting goodies to satisfy both sweet and savory inclinations. Offering extensive tips, advice, and recipe variations throughout, Carla steps in as your very own baking tutor. Strap on that apron, it’s time to release your inner baker!”
Dreena Burton, author of Eat, Drink and Be Vegan

“Whether you are raising money for your sixth grader to go to camp, looking to help out a local animal sanctuary, or simply trying to spread the vegan word with delicious cookies and cupcakes, you’ll find that Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is not only chock-full of delicious recipes (specifically designed for bake sales) but also contains a whole chapter of helpful information on holding the perfect vegan bake sale.”
Joni Marie Newman, coauthor of 500 Vegan Recipes and The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

“As soon as I bit into one of Carla’s Green Tea Latte Cookies and after that, her Ginger Crunch, I was officially hooked. This is a must-have cookbook for anyone who loves baking, and for everyone else who doesn’t even know they love baking yet.”
Celine Steen, coauthor of 500 Vegan Recipes

“Everybody wants their creations to steal the show at a bake sale. Especially vegans. That just got easier, thanks to Carla Kelly. Stuffed with recipes for both savory and sweet goodies, Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale includes tips and techniques to ensure that your bake sale is a success and your contribution steals the spotlight.”
Tamasin Noyes, VeganAppetite.com and author of American Vegan Kitchen

Library Journal
Kelly, who blogs at The Year of the Vegan, presents dishes to win over your omnivorous friends, such as Beet-Chocolate Muffins, PB&J Marble Cupcakes with Peanut Buttercream, and Mini Lavender Bites with Sour Cream Icing. Savory recipes include Chile and Cilantro Corn Bread and Pea, Tarragon, and Cream Cheese Tart. Kelly shares tips on how to run a vegan bake sale and a guide to the different types of flours. She clearly states whether recipes are nut-, soy-, or wheat-free and lists them in a separate index. Kelly's plain, pecan, cornmeal (sweet and savory), and coconut piecrusts are easy to prepare, and she details various fillings. Recommended.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615190263
Publisher:
Experiment, The
Publication date:
04/12/2011
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

CARLA KELLY is an experienced cook and baker, having started well before the age of ten. As the eldest of five children, she often made baked treats and dinner for her family. She has been a vegan for over sevenyears and a vegetarian for fifteen more before that, and has developed recipes to suit herself and her family on this journey. She writes the popular blog The Year of the Vegan (VeganYear.blogspot.com) and lives in British Columbia with her family.

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