While my brownies soak in the sink, I overindulge in delicious vegan strawberry cupcakes.
They're based on this recipe and this recipe, which together, produced one delicious offspring.
Strawberry Redemption Cupcakes
Makes 24 regular and 12 mini cupcakes
2 1/8 c white flour
1 c unrefined sugar
1 tsp salt
2.5 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla extract
1.5 c strawberry puree
1/4 c applesauce
1/2 c oil
1.5 c faux milk (I don't plan very well, so I used both soy and almond)
Mix the dry stuff. Throw in the wet stuff and mix with a mixer. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, or until the tops have fallen (I can't get my cupcakes tops to convex like non-vegan ones do. Though delicious, all of my precious cakes have ended up looking deflated, drawing skepticism from my
For the top, I made a thick, simple powdered sugar glaze (about 1/2 c sugar to 1 tsp soy milk with a bit of vanilla), and hid the aforementioned awkward dimple with some strawberry for looks.
These may be my favorite yet (don't tell the carrot cakes).