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How To Make Vegan Pastry Recipes?

Vegan Pastry Recipes

Vegan Pastry Recipes: Pastries are a cornerstone of most kitchen ventures. From donuts and cookies to more labor-intensive eclairs and macaroons, pastries make for some of the most fun and often eventful cooking ventures. Perfect for gifting or just enjoying on your own, vegan pastry recipes are easy to create and totally delicious if you can shoulder a bit of extra work to perfect the texture. Let’s take a look at two delicious vegan pastry recipes and discuss some tips and tricks to help you become a vegan baking master!

Vegan Pastry Recipes

The Vegan Pastry Recipes:

When baking vegan pastries, it is important to remember that non-vegan ingredients are just a swap away from fitting into your diet. You can interchange vegan alternatives for almost every single non-vegan ingredient, making baking much easier, ​healthier and meat product free!

1. Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

The perfect breakfast treat, these cinnamon rolls have all of the spicy, warm flavor and gooey, decadent texture of traditional cinnamon rolls thanks to a few smart ingredient swaps!

Dough Ingredients

  • 5 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet of instant active yeast
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup vegan butter alternative, melted and cooled to room temp
  • 2 cups room temperature nut milk

Filling Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegan butter alternative, unsalted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Icing Ingredients

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt

How To Make

  • In a large bowl with a lid, mix together the dough ingredients as follows: nut milk, butter alternative, and sugar. Combine the three ingredients until fully mixed.
  • Sprinkle in the yeast packet and let the mixture sit for a few minutes to activate. This will ensure you get a good, light texture to the rolls.
  • Add the flour and mix well until just combined. Be careful not to over-mix, as this can result in a tough dough
  • Place the lid on the bowl and let sit for an hour to rise.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Remove the dough from the bowl and knead it a bit. Dust it with flour and continue to work with it until it is not sticky. Repeat the dusting and kneading until it is a rollable texture
  • Roll the dough out into a ½ inch thick layer.
  • In another bowl, mix together the filling ingredients until well combined
  • Spread the filling evenly over the rolled out dough.
  • Roll up the dough into a log, being careful to be neat and create a tight roll without squishing out any of the filling or overly compressing the dough
  • Cut the log into around fourteen pieces
  • Divide the pieces between two well greased round pans
  • Set aside and let rest for around an hour while covered in plastic wrap or a towel
  • Remove the towel or plastic wrap
  • Place into the preheated oven and bake for around thirty minutes or until brown and crisp on top
  • In another bowl, combine the icing ingredients until a smooth, silky texture forms
  • Remove the pan from the oven and coat evenly with the icing mixture

2. Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins are a staple of breakfasts across the globe and make for a perfect on the go treat. Let’s take a look at a super easy, delicious vegan blueberry muffin recipe!

This recipe was derived from this one originally by Simple-Veganista

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cups sugar
  • 1 cup nut milk
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries

How To Make

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Mix together the milk, sugar, oil, and vanilla in a large bowl until combined
  • Add in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well until a dough forms.
  • Add in the frozen blueberries, stirring them in carefully to not crush them
  • Line a muffin pan with cupcake liners
  • Scoop the muffin dough into the lined pan until each cup is ¾ full
  • Place in the oven and bake for around thirty minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean

Sweet Success

These easy vegan pastry recipes are sure winners for any meeting, conference, or just to have at home. Perfect for gifting and snacking, these two treats are super tasty and one hundred percent vegan!

What do you think?

Written by Mel Ebenstein

I am a marketer and entrepreneur. I have avoided meat for decades, but became vegan, in 2014, on the advice of my cardiologist. The purpose of this site is not to convince everyone to become strictly vegan, but to encourage people that they are best advised to eat as much plant based food as possible and to provide information, including recipes and other articles, for both vegans and non-vegans alike.

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