This looks perfect for a birthday cake!
Today’s blogging by Cakecrumbs arrived at the right time!
Today is my daughter’s birthday, and I was at a loss WHAT to make for a birthday cake to keep a vegan happy…did I ever say how NEW I am at cooking/baking the vegan way??
Madam asked on Facestalk for a particular vegan icecream sandwich cake……..I didn’t have the necessary ingredients.
ok !That’s a cop out…..
I have baked the Mexican chocolate cake and it is cooling on a stand waiting for the next step.
The coconut cream has been boiled (I think) as I have never boiled coconut cream before:
The cream has been added to the chocolate pieces to melt for ganache: something else I have never attempted before, and I’m waiting for the creamy mix to cool to room temperature so I can beat it to “soft peak” and then apply to cake, NO photos because I don’t want you to see the cracks in the cake.
Originally posted on Cakecrumbs:
I hope you all had a wonderful Easter holiday. I spent mine with my partner and his family, eating way too much food and trying not to eat all the chocolate too. His brother and sister-in-law hosted us all on Good Friday, and on Easter Sunday his parents did. Both his mother and sister-in-law put on an amazing spread of food that we all ate too much of, and that was before we even thought about dessert.
I bought along a couple of baked goods for the occasion, baking most of it vegan so everyone could eat some. I made a batch of hot cross buns to bring because they’re lots of fun to make, but also because it’s next to impossible to find any here that don’t contain palm oil, especially not vegan ones. And then there was this Easter-themed cake.
Making chocolate cake vegan is so easy. There’s so…
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