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9 Vegan & Decadent French Desserts

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Image Credit: MayIHaveThatRecipe.com

Vegan Peach Napoleon

Known as a mille-feuille or a “thousand leaves” in French, a Napoleon is typically made up of alternating layers of puff pastry and almond flavored custard, but this peach version by Barcelona-based foodies Vicky and Ruth of MayIHaveThatRecipe.com is a delightful twist on a classic.

Ingredients:
1- 8oz package plain vegan cream cheese alternative (We use GoVeggie!), at room temperature
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 large peaches, diced
2 tbsp brown sugar
1/4 tsp lemon
1/2 tsp water
1 puff pasty sheet cut in 8 rectangular pieces or 4 puff pastry squares cut in half*

*Many popular brands of puff pastry are vegan, including Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Sheets

Read the preparation over at MayIHaveThatRecipe.com.

 

 

Image Credit: VeganGoodEats.com

Vegan Creme Brulee

Silky vegan custard topped with a thin layer of crunchy, caramelized sugar? Yes, please! This creme brulee recipe from VeganGoodEats.com requires that you get your hands on a Butane torch, but the result is worth it.

Ingredients:
3 cups Silk Pure Almond Milk Original
1/3 cup Cashew Butter
1/2 cup Maple Syrup
1 tbsp Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Arrowroot Powder
3/4 tsp Agar Powder (not flakes)

Read the preparation over at VeganGoodEats.com.

 

Image Credit: KillerBunniesInc.com

Vegan Chocolate Éclair

God bless the Frenchman who invented the éclair, and God bless KillerBunniesInc.com for coming up with a vegan version that allows us to indulge in all of its chocolate-y, creamy goodness.

Ingredients:

Choux Pastry:
1 cup All Purpose Flour
2 tsp Sugar
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
2 tbsp Margarine
2 tbsp EnerG egg replacer whipped stiff with 1/3 cup of warm water
1 cup Non-dairy Milk

Vanilla Cream:
2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
1 can Full Fat Coconut Milk (in the fridge at least 24 hours)
1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract

Chocolate Ganache:
2 oz Dark Chocolate, chopped
1/2 tbsp Coconut Oil

Read the preparation over at KillerBunniesInc.com.

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Margeaux B. Klein

Margeaux Baulch Klein is a freelance writer in Los Angeles. Tweet her at @margeauxklein, or follow her on Pinterest.

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7:20PM PST on Nov 5, 2014

wonderful! looking to improve my vegan cooking and baking. thanks :)))

9:01AM PST on Nov 5, 2014

Hello,
Introducing to you my facebook page :
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sili3D/1469620776588005?sk=photos_stream

I am a french guy 25 years old and i would like to show what i invented.
This last year, i've been working hard to create the first 3D cake mold that allow you to bake perfect 3D cake.

I am looking for your suggestions and comments.

Thank you and have a good day

Yoan

11:06AM PST on Nov 7, 2013

thanks

10:34PM PDT on Oct 31, 2013

TY

3:42AM PDT on Oct 27, 2013

Thank you :)

7:18PM PDT on Oct 8, 2013

Thanks

8:09AM PDT on Oct 7, 2013

Delicious! I might actually try some of these!

5:16AM PDT on Oct 7, 2013

Looks yummy!

11:32PM PDT on Oct 6, 2013

These look very nice.

11:22PM PDT on Oct 5, 2013

STAHP! Ai'z Diabetic! :-(

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