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Chocolate Avocado Cake

I’ve developed quite the love for avocados, a love which has grown during this vegan challenge I’m currently on. If I’m the only person in the history of veganism to gain weight on a plant-based diet, I’m blaming avocados (and maybe chocolate cake.)

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NATURAL Red Velvet Cake

Remember my post on Red Velvet Cake and how I said I was experimenting to make my natural red velvet cake taste less like beets? Well, I’ve done it… I guess you could say I had a bakethrough.

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Red Velvet Cake

The first time I made Red Velvet Cake was in Edinburgh to celebrate Canada day. I used this recipe from Joy of Baking, but made cupcakes instead of a 9-inch cake. To make them Canadian, I topped them with little maple leaves cut out of strawberries. I had high hopes while I shaped the miniature leaves, but the end-result wasn’t quite what I envisioned. However, despite my “maple leaves” actually being little red blobs, my coworkers seemed impressed by my cupcakes. One of my coworkers even started making questionable noises while eating them, so they must have been decent.

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