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I have been eating plant based for almost 2 yrs I miss traditional cakes (red velvet, pound, and sweet potatoe pies) how can I veganize recipes? In the past I tried to substitute but wasted money and throwing stuff away.

Brown Sugar Carmel Pound Cake

1 ½ cups butter softened
2 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 cup granulated sugar
5 large eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup whole milk
1 8oz bag toffee chips
1 cup pecans, chopped

Carmel Drizzel:
1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 325 spray a 12 cup Bundt pan with cooking spray with flour

Beat butter until creamy. Add sugars beating until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time. In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mix to batter alternately with milk, beat until just combined. Stir in toffee buts and pecans. Spoon batter into pan and bake 85 minutes or until wooden pick comes out clean. To prevent excess browning, cover cake with foil while baking.

Let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack. Spoon Caramel Drizzle over cooled cake.

Directions for Caramel Drizzle
In a medium saucepan, combine condensed milk and brown sugar; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking frequently. Reduce heat, and SIMMER for 8 minutes, whisking frequently. Remove from heat; whisk in butter and vanilla. Let cool for 5 minutes before using. NOTE: Make sure you drizzle the caramel while it’s still HOT
Monday, July 28 2014, 11:32 AM
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    Monday, August 18 2014, 04:04 PM - #Permalink
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    I would really recommend Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World for good cake recipes. It's harder to veganize cakes that have 5 eggs like your recipe, so I would recommend starting from the bottom and working your way up to your traditional recipes once you have a better understanding of baking without eggs/dairy. In terms of the condensed milk, I've seen recipes for condensed milk using coconut milk, so that might be a good sub. And the vanilla cupcake recipe in VCTOTW is a really good one so you can base other cakes on that one.
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