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Quick & Easy Vegan Bake Sale: More than 150 Delicious Sweet and Savory Vegan Treats Perfect for Sharing (Quick and Easy (Experiment)) Paperback – April 12, 2011
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―Isa Chandra Moskowitz, bestselling author of Veganomicon
“Grab this book and have a bake sale! From can’t-miss standards like Lemon Bars and Peanut Butter Cookies to imaginative creations like Rhubarb Squares, Chai Chocolate Mini Loaves, and Parsnip and Orange Muffins, the recipes in Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale are sure to be a hit at your bake sale, with your friends and coworkers, and with you! Carla Kelly fills this fantastic cookbook with super-useful, simple-to-read sections on how to follow recipes flawlessly, match baked goods to the seasons, plan a vegan bake sale, and more. Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is a valuable ingredient in creating delicious, memorable baked desserts and savory dishes for all occasions.”
―Gary Loewenthal, founder of Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale
“Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is full of creative, quick, fun recipes that will delight vegans and meat eaters alike. Carla takes all the guesswork out of baking with simple how-tos that will turn even the most novice baker into a pro in no time. I love the way Carla infuses both sweet and savory treats with fruits and vegetables―my taste buds have never been so happy and my kitchen has never smelled so good!”
―Alicia C. Simpson, author of Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food
“Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale gives everyone a very good reason to bake―because they can! Carla draws on years of baking experience, crafting goodies to satisfy both sweet and savory inclinations. Offering extensive tips, advice, and recipe variations throughout, Carla steps in as your very own baking tutor. Strap on that apron, it’s time to release your inner baker!”
―Dreena Burton, author of Eat, Drink and Be Vegan
“Whether you are raising money for your sixth grader to go to camp, looking to help out a local animal sanctuary, or simply trying to spread the vegan word with delicious cookies and cupcakes, you’ll find that Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale is not only chock-full of delicious recipes (specifically designed for bake sales) but also contains a whole chapter of helpful information on holding the perfect vegan bake sale.”
―Joni Marie Newman, coauthor of 500 Vegan Recipes and The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions
“As soon as I bit into one of Carla’s Green Tea Latte Cookies and after that, her Ginger Crunch, I was officially hooked. This is a must-have cookbook for anyone who loves baking, and for everyone else who doesn’t even know they love baking yet.”
―Celine Steen, coauthor of 500 Vegan Recipes
“Everybody wants their creations to steal the show at a bake sale. Especially vegans. That just got easier, thanks to Carla Kelly. Stuffed with recipes for both savory and sweet goodies, Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale includes tips and techniques to ensure that your bake sale is a success and your contribution steals the spotlight.”
―Tamasin Noyes, VeganAppetite.com and author of American Vegan Kitchen
About the Author
CARLA KELLY is an experienced cook and baker, having started well before the age of ten. As the eldest of five children, she often made baked treats and dinner for her family. She has been a vegan for over sevenyears and a vegetarian for fifteen more before that, and has developed recipes to suit herself and her family on this journey. She writes the popular blog The Year of the Vegan (VeganYear.blogspot.com) and lives in British Columbia with her family.
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Top Customer Reviews
My favorite recipe so far are the sausage rolls - it's worth buying the book just for this recipe!
The lemon bread and butter pudding was a huge hit too.
The hot cross buns, Jaffa loaf, Sticky Toffee pudding cake and Lamingtons are all next on my list.
Carla also has lots of notes and variations for most recipes - which comes in handy when you find out at the last minute
that you've run out of one of the main ingredients. Even recipes for making your own soy creamer or english custard powder!
The instructions are clear and easy to follow and the recipes are laid out well.
For non experienced bakers like myself, there's a fabulous introduction which describes all the terms like creaming and beating which many authors expect you to understand. Baking using yeast very helpfully gets its own chapter, and I'm sure I'll be returning to it.
The greatest thing about this book is its breadth. Don't like fruit? Start with all the chocolate ideas. Not keen on pie? Make cookies. No sweet tooth? Work through the savouries. Fear of baking? Try the "no bake" ideas. Allergies? All helpfully listed. Experienced baker? Move straight to the yeast or some of the more complex recipes.
Whether an experienced baker or new to it like I was, I can promise you'll find lots of scrummy things to make here. Well worth 5 stars.
The author is from the UK, so there are a couple of recipes that may have hard to find ingredients in the U.S. (custard powder is an example, I did find this at a specialty store because I just had to make the recipe!). I find most of my favorite cook books have some ingredients I don't have in my pantry or that are tricky to find in the regular grocery store. I either don't make those or I find the ingredients online. Most of the recipes use fairly easy to find ingredients. I don't think I own a single cookbook that I like 100% of the recipes. This one has some really great stuff.
As far as being kid-friendly, there are many recipes in here that kids in our neighborhood loved (I like to share). I guess it just depends on the kid. As someone else said, it doesn't make this a bad book, it just make it one that particular reader's family might not get a lot of use out of it. It would be great to be able to see the table of contents. I always like to see that before I buy.
I, for one, give this a huge thumbs up as it has made me a better baker. The Car Tire Cookies will rock your world. Oh and the hazelnut bundt cake recipe was requested by one of my vegan-phobic supervisors. If you only like standard cookie recipes like oatmeal, chocolate chip, peanut butter and sugar cookies there are a few good recipes in here for you. If you like a great variety of baked goods, this book is a must. I hope the bad reviews don't turn people away. You will be missing out on a great addition to you collection.
Now I want to go bake something!!!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A good cookbook with a wider than expected selection of vegan recipes, I appreciated that it's not just the 'standards'.Published 13 months ago by Richard Tame
This book has a vast amount of vegan baking recipes and her style of writing is extremely approachable. We have made the rocky road brownies and they were great. Read morePublished on August 20, 2013 by Lisa G
This cookbook was a gift for my mom who is a vegan and wants to try out baking. It is a good intro book for baking things that are a little simpler. Read morePublished on February 2, 2013 by Oceanside36
This book has great recipes and the ingredients are easy to find in every pantry - no running around looking for a 1/4 ozz of this and that. Great recipesPublished on December 29, 2012 by Ute H. Bischoff
First of all, Carla's writing voice is great. She is clear, considered, practical, charming, and warm. Read more
I love this book. I read it from cover to cover and enjoyed both the descriptions and the variety of recipes. Read morePublished on April 27, 2011 by K. Cavalier
I have made at least 30 recipes from this cookbook & have loved most of them. The Carrot Pineapple Scones, Lavender Bites & Coconut Rolls are my favorites so far. Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by Deborah M. Kucera
What a great cookbook! There are so many options I don't know where to begin. Everything I have made has turned out fabulous and has been enjoyed by both vegans and non-vegans... Read morePublished on April 15, 2011 by Courtney