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Reviews written by verveine

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Vegan Brownie Recipes
Reviewed by verveine     September 24, 2014
Rating 
 
5.0

i am so happy.

i figured i can't title EVERY review "holy crap." but really mattie. really. these are so delicious. and i could not think of a better way to use my vegan butter.

Vegan Sponge Cake Recipes
Reviewed by verveine     September 18, 2014
Rating 
 
5.0

Mattie. Seriously.

holy crap. it's simple, it's beautiful, and it's delicious. I had a little issue with both cakes sticking to the pans, but no biggie. i made the buttercream with cocoa butter based vegan butter, left out half the cider vinegar and replaced half the vanilla extract with coconut extract. my husband, who usually requests vegan coconut cream pie for special occasions informed me that it was the best dessert they've ever tasted and that it will now be the new birthday request. beautiful.

Vegan Cookie Recipes
Reviewed by verveine     May 31, 2014
Rating 
 
5.0

someone come take these away from me...

Made these with Regular Vegan Butter, vegan white chocolate chips, and macadamia nuts. and now i need to join some sort of 12 step program, cuz i can't stop. My house has always been food central for my family. no one was ever afraid to be my guinea pig. until i started cooking cruelty free. it was actually really difficult to regain the confidence of those who usually just enthusiastically gobbled up whatever i made. this recipe is like ammo in the battle against nervous grimaces and upturned noses.

Reviewed by verveine     May 31, 2014
Rating 
 
5.0

like buttah

the only problem is that i only made 1 batch. and it's already gone. will remedy that situation tomorrow, officially known in the house as "vegan butter making day." i used soy lecithin granules which did not dissolve, but like others have mentioned, it didn't seem to affect the outcome of the butter or the baked goods i made with it. i used it in the Chewy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (by far one of the BEST cookie recipes i have ever made), and used the leftover in place of some shortening for biscuits. i actually felt kind of bad mixing it with the shortening. there's something so special about fresh, high quality butter. i feel like i was gifted this recipe. thank you Mattie!!!

Vegan Ice Cream Recipes
Reviewed by verveine     May 28, 2014
Rating 
 
5.0

delicious!

I made this for our Memorial Day cookout, and served it with my veganized peach cobbler. i was so excited about how good i already knew it was, that i kept bringing my friends to the freezer for a sneak peek taste while it was ripening. they were all shocked and in love. i substituted the canola oil for the cocoa butter and used refined coconut oil as it was what i had on hand with no worries. since i only had psyllium husk powder and no xanthan gum, i went by the substitution guideline you listed for the vegan butter recipe and it worked perfectly. i don't know if you've ever had Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla ice cream, but down here in Texas it is king, and something i know my husband has missed since becoming vegan. store bought vegan ice creams are shall we just say, unsatisfying. this is so much better than either of those options. thank you!!!

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