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The Joy of Vegan Baking, Revised and Updated Edition: More than 150 Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets

The Joy of Vegan Baking, Revised and Updated Edition: More than 150 Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets

by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau


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Baking without eggs or dairy is a joy and equally as delectable with The Joy of Vegan Baking, Revised and Updated Edition.

Whether you want to bake dairy- and egg-free for health, ethical, or environmental reasons, this updated edition of The Joy of Vegan Baking lets you have your cake and eat it too! With familiar favorites including cakes, cookies, crepes, pies, puddings, and pastries this book will show you just how easy, convenient, and delectable baking without eggs and dairy can be.

Winner of the VegNews magazine award for Cookbook of the Year in 2008, The Joy of Vegan Baking has been updated with all new photography and freshly revised recipes that use the latest natural ingredients and techniques. Learn just how easy it is to enjoy your favorite homespun goodies without compromising your health or values.

These treats are free of saturated fat, cholesterol, and lactose, but full of flavor. Recipes include Chocolate Chip Scones, Lemon Cheesecake, Dessert Crepes, Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes, Raspberry Sorbet, Soft Pretzels, Blueberry Cobbler, and Chocolate Almond Brittle.

A seasoned cooking instructor and self-described "joyful vegan," author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau lays to rest the myth that vegan baking is an inferior alternative to non-vegan baking, putting it in its rightful place as a legitimate contender in the baking arena. More than just a collection of recipes, this informative cookbook is a valuable resource for any baker.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592337637
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 07/01/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 227,398
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is an award-winning author of seven books, including the best-selling The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, Color Me Vegan, Vegan's Daily Companion, On Being Vegan, and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge. She is an acclaimed speaker and beloved host of the inspiring podcast "Food for Thought," which was voted Favorite Podcast by VegNews magazine readers.

Colleen has appeared on national and regional TV programs—including the Food Network, CBS, PBS, and FOX. Interviews with her have been featured on NPR, Huffington Post, U.S. News and World Report, The Chicago Tribune, The Miami Times, Pacifica Radio, and Rodale News—and in countless publications, blogs, and podcasts.

Her recipes have been featured on and, and she is a featured guest on Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup, a program that recently aired on public television in 41 states. Colleen is a regular contributor to Perspectives on KQED, NPR's San Francisco affiliate, which reaches 830,000 listeners weekly.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Whys and Wherefores of Choosing Vegan 9

A Journey to Compassionate Living 9

Why Vegan? 17

Chapter 1 The How-to's and What-nots of Vegan Baking 19

Better Than Eggs 19

Better Than Cow's Milk 27

Better than Buttermilk, Condensed Milk, and Evaporated Milk 30

Better Than Butter 31

How to Read a Recipe 34

Chapter 2 Rise and Shine: Muffins, Biscuits, and Scones 39

Chapter 3 Cozy Comforts: Sweet and Savory Quick Breads 57

Chapter 4 Cause for Celebration: Cakes and Cupcakes 75

Chapter 5 Timeless Temptations: Pies and Tarts 101

Chapter 6 Familiar Favorites: Cookies, Brownies, and Bars 117

Chapter 7 Bearing Fruit: Crumbles, Cobblers, Crisps, and Whole Fruit Desserts 141

Chapter 8 Decadent Delicacies and Elegant Eats: Strudel, Crêpes, Blintzes, and Pastries 161

Chapter 9 Ancient Wonders: Yeast Breads and Rolls 175

Chapter 10 Creamy Concoctions: Mousses and Puddings 191

Chapter 11 Sweet Somethings: Confections and Candy 203

Chapter 12 Frozen Treats: Sorbets, Shakes, and Smoothies 213

Chapter 13 Fundamental Foundations: Crusts for Pies and Tarts 221

Chapter 14 Restorative Refreshments: Hot and Cold Beverages 229

Chapter 15 Over the Top: Frostings, Sauces, Syrups, and Spreads 241

Last But Not Least: The Appendices

Appendix I Stocking Your Vegan Pantry 260

Baking Staples: A Guide to Ingredients 260

Essential Kitchen Tools 267

Resources and Recommendations 270

Appendix II Making Sense of It All 273

Glossary of Terms 273

Cake Pan Substitutes 276

Common Ingredients: Yields and Equivalents 280

Baking Soda and Baking Powder: What's the Difference? 282

Suggested Reading 284

Suggested Viewing 286

Finding Your Way: The Indices

Index I General 287

Index II Seasonal 297

Index III Celebrations and Occasions 299

Acknowledgments 300

About the Author 304

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