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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    I use sunflower, it's fine...no problems at all.:)

    Isn't Canola Oil just Rapeseed Oil over here???

    ...and Penny, I know exactly what you mean about the swirly chocolate frosting;):D
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    With every cupcake recipe from here (and VWAV) I always add extra flour since the quantities stated seem to produce a very runny batter, which the first couple of times when I followed exactly did...
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    Ohh, I love you:)....they do liquid smoke (need to check vegan-ness of brand first tho') AND the American Oreos too (someone tell me the USA ones are still free of the dairy by-product crap the UK...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    In this case I think the 'good things come in small packages' adage is definitely true!
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    Yeah it's itsy-bitsy for a cookbook...they make up for it with Veganomicon though - now that's a big book!!
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Alison, try this conversion table. But as Maisie said measuring cups are readily available at most supermarkets...I got a set from Morrisons for 99p!!:)
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    I don't know Penny, if the dried soya milk is in there to give the frosting a fudgy/caramelly type feel (going on photos I've seen of them) then the cashews may not work so well (I'm sorry I can't...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    I'd probably just make an ordinary batch of the fluffy buttercream and add the flavourings/spices from the one that requires dried soya milk into that one - either that or just make a vanilla...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Yes they are!:)
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    Maisie, you really don't need the shortening, you can use all margarine instead (in case you do want to try it the shortenings are in the margarine section at supermarkets). As for baking tins, I've...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Supercook do a peppermint extract too which I would imagine is readily available in supermarkets:)
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    Yeah, our bun cases aren't big enough for the quantity the recipes make - muffin cases are:)
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Or alternatively you could ask one of the very nice people who has the book already to PM you the recipe instead!;):)
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    Ooh, they look fab EmmaP, did you use fluffy buttercream or did you fill them with the mousse? (I haven't tried the mousse yet because I can't buy silken tofu anywhere near...
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    They look scrummy Ruby Rose, Earl Grey and Almond...that sounds delish!:D
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Boston Creme Cupcakes

    http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f158/rubysoho73/debspictures002-5.jpg

    an inside shot

    http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f158/rubysoho73/debspictures005-5.jpg

    For...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache topping....

    http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f158/rubysoho73/debspictures005-3.jpg
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    Thank you for the offer AMF, I think an unbiased opinion would be very useful!:D

    Kevster, behave yourself!! I will not allow fighting over them....I will bake double instead!!:p - or maybe...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    It would have to be in an unpaid capacity....I'm not sure how much of a profit margin there is to be had from cupcakes:)
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Thank you everyone, you're all very kind....and if you all lived close enough you could come round for cupckaes and tea!:D
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    I've been experimenting today, I used the basic chocolate cupcake and did these

    http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f158/rubysoho73/debspictures007.jpg

    with a fluffy peppermint frosting, half a...
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Hmm it wasn't the texture on mine that was a problem, more the lack of vanilla taste...I'm pondering scraping a vanilla pod into the mixture next time - give it a bit more 'oomph':)
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    I've just made the Peanut Butter Cupcakes topped with the rich Chocolate Ganache...they're not very exciting to look at really but they do taste fantastic:D
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    So excited...mine came today (nice present for World Vegan Day eh??):D Had a quick look through will peruse in greater depth later and try to figure out which to try first!!!:o :)
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    Re: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

    Thankfully Amazon Uk have it in stock:) (but having seen the cupcake pics on flickr I would have ordered from the USA if I had had too:o ) - so I have got my copy ordered and can't wait for it to...
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