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9 Vegan & Decadent French Desserts

Image Credit: OhDearDrea.Blogspot.com

Vegan Strawberry Galette

Similar to a tart, a galette is a freeform round or flat cake made with flaky, pastry dough. And while they can be made either savory or sweet, we love this strawberry recipe from food blogger Drea of OhDearDrea.Blogspot.com.

Ingredients:
Crust:
2 1/3 cups AP Flour
2/3 cup Vegetable Shortening
1 heap tbsp Granulated Sugar
2 – 3 tsps Water
1 tsp Salt
zest of 1 Lemon (optional, but recommended)
Honey thinned with a splash of water

Filling:
2 pounds of Strawberries (while you may not need this many, you may have tiny grabbing fingers)
3 heavy tbsp of Sugar
juice of one Lemon
pinch of Salt
1 tsp Vanilla Extract (optional, but recommended)

Read the preparation over at OhDearDrea.Blogspot.com.

 

Image Credit: TheSweetLifeOnline.com

Vegan Crepes With Lemon Curd & Blueberries

Crepes are so popular in France that there is a day that honors them. Every February 2, the French celebrate la Chandeleur, a holiday marking the end of the Christmas period, by eating crepes. Not to be left out, the U.S. has a “National Crepes Suzette Day” on May 6, but you can make any day a celebration with this recipe from Sarah McMinn, author of the ebook, In the Raw: Small Indulgences for The Sweet Life.

Ingredients:
1 cup All-Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1 cup Non-dairy Milk (I used soy)
2 tbsp Canola Oil
2 tbsp Maple Syrup
1 tsp Vanilla or Almond Extract
1/2 cup cold Water
Oil for frying
1 cup of Lemon Curd
1 pint of Blueberries

Read the preparation over at TheSweetLifeOnline.com.

 

Image Credit: Vegetarianized.com

Vegan Palmiers

Who doesn’t love palmiers? These flaky, heart-shaped sugar cookies are simply adorable and delicious. Luckily, blogger Adrienne D. Capps has shared the secret of making these vegan darlings on her blog, Vegetarianized.com.

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup White Flour
1 tsp Salt
12 tbsp (6 oz) Soy-based or Plant Oil-based Butter
5 tbsp Ice Water
1 cup Sugar
2 tsp Cinnamon

Read the preparation over at Vegetarianized.com.

 

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16 Vegan Recipes with 3 Ingredients or Less

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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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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! :-(

11:15AM PDT on Oct 5, 2013

Thank you.

10:42AM PDT on Oct 5, 2013

Thanks for sharing

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