No Eggs, No Problem: How to Avoid the Most Common Vegan Baking Mistakes

August 26, 2015

These days, it’s easy to find great vegan pastries at bakeries, cafés, and coffee shops. It’s a little trickier to bake them at home. Because baking is more of a science than an art, swapping and eliminating ingredients from a traditional cake, cookie, or muffin at will is not a good idea. Each ingredient works together to create a greater good (for example, in traditional baking, creaming the butter and sugar together allows the tiny sharp edges of the sugar crystals to slice through the butter, perforating it and incorporating air into it—making for fluffier baked goods).

But you don’t…