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Chloe's Vegan Desserts: More than 100 Exciting New Recipes for Cookies and Pies, Tarts and Cobblers, Cupcakes and Cakes--and More!

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CHEF CHLOE’S first all-dessert cookbook, Chloe’s Vegan Desserts, will satisfy your sweet tooth from morning to night with more than 100 recipes for cakes and cupcakes, ice cream and doughnuts and pies—oh my! And you just will not believe these delicious dishes are vegan.

You can start the day with New York–Style Crumb Cake, light and zesty Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, lusciou
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ebook, 272 pages
Published February 19th 2013 by Atria Books
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Chelsey
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I hate baking. Really, I do. when I picked this cookbook up, it was really just for the fact that I was tired of trying to find little baked goodies that I could have that were egg and dairy free. Not the easiest thing in the world, I assure you.

So I went through the cookbook and chose three recipes, completely at random, and decided to try them out on my friends and coworkers.

First of all- the recipes were super quick and easy, and I even enjoyed myself while making them. Not too much effort re
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Darren
Feb 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Veganism can have a bit of a bad reputation for those who are not adherents. Mostly due to ignorance and unfamiliarity. Yet more and more people are turning to veganism or another restricted dietary regime. So for the converted, this can be a good additional resource. For the uninitiated it can be a good education aand show you that veganism does not necessary mean bland, tasteless and lacking in things.

The author has turned away from typical vegan staples such as tofu, applesauce, egg replacer
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Yodamom
Jan 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cookbooks, vegan
Finding a really good vegan baking book has been hard to do in the sea of them hitting the shelves I had tried many and not found the one till-This one is a winner. First I love the beautiful photographs they make you want to taste them. The recipes are easy to follow, precise and have ingredients that are easy to find. I made four different recipes from the book and all came out delicious, but one stole my doughnut loving heart. The Baked chocolate Doughnuts recipe is what I have been looking ...more
multitaskingmomma
Jan 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
One of the better things in life and living it healthy is eating healthy food. This is a fact that cannot be denied. In comes Chloe Coscarelli, winner of the very first Cupcake Wars on Food Network. I saw that particular war and figured here is a beautiful woman who thinks she can make a difference, an opinion shared by my girlfriends who laughed and called out to the show "Good Luck!" When she won it, we ate our words. Who would ever have thought, VEGAN desserts? It was like saying that dessert ...more
Barb
May 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hobbies
OMG...I NEED this book! The thing I love most is that it is NOT an allergy-free book. It is vegan: no dairy, no eggs. For someone who loves to bake (me) who has a child with severe food allergies (dairy, beef; outgrew egg and peanut) desserts have always been a challenge. This book's pictures alone had me drooling! Really, seriously, a non-dairy whip cream recipe! For those who can't comprehend the joy of this discovery, just consider yourselves lucky. This book is inspiring; I almost want to op ...more
Deb
May 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
This poor book has been idling in my currently reading stack for a while now. Since I have cooked a few things from it, thought I should finally review it. ;-)

I have been following Chloe Coscarelli after seeing her win Cupcake Wars on The Food Network several years ago. I have all three of her cookbooks and want to try her very popular NYC vegan cafes someday. She makes vegan cooking simple and approachable with her recipes and explanations. Many of the dishes can be made with simple pantry ingr
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K
Jan 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Chloe Coscarelli has done it again – made being vegan so easy and delicious!

As the winner of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars and the author of Chloe’s Kitchen, Chloe has proven herself when it comes to vegan cooking, but Chloe’s Vegan Desserts is an absolute treat (pun intended). It is filled with delicious recipes that are packed with flavor. Everything from Tiramisu Pancakes to Raspberry Coffee Cake, and from Chocolate Doughnuts to Pumpkin Pie has been made vegan and simple. There are options for
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Renee
Apr 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbooks
Chloe's Vegan Desserts is a different kind of vegan baking cookbook. Her finished products resemble non-vegan textures by using baking science rather than relying on simply substituting ingredients. Coscarelli is the author of Chloe's Kitchen and was the first vegan winner of Cupcake Wars.

The recipes take you from breakfast treats to cookies in seven chapters: Desserts for Breakfast; Cookies and Bars; Pies, Tarts, and Cobblers; Cakes and Cupcakes; Spoon Desserts; Drink Up!; and Basics. Her two i
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Amy
Feb 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cookbook, vegan
The beautiful Chloe did it again! Here's another GREAT book for vegans and non vegans alike.

First of all, I love all of the mouth watering pictures in this book. It's full of pictures of super delicious treats! Even better yet, it's full of great recipes for vegan delights!

This isn't a health book to spread the word of vegan clean eating. This is for comfort yums, decadent vegan indulgences. When I want to eat cruelty free "junk food" I usually end up peering through this book and it never disap
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Jessica
Nov 19, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
I still really like the personality of Chef Chloe, but had to take off a few stars for this book because I can't see myself bothering with vegan margarine a whole lot. Plus, any recipe for coconut praline sorbet that starts with "go to the store and buy a container of coconut sorbet" isn't that impressive in my book.
Kimberly Wiggins
Mar 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
All the recipes I've tried so far have not only worked beautifully, but called for regular pantry ingredients! Not that I mind the random flaxseed etc, but these are great. Everything works and tastes just great... You'd never know it wasn't your grandma's recipe.
Cristi Marashi
Jan 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Every recipe I have tried from this book is delicious. I highly recommend it, whether you are vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, health conscious or just enjoy great desserts. The lemon poppy seed muffins are my favorite! Yum!
Jill
Mar 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction
Great! Easy recipes with normal ingredients.
Anula
Jun 12, 2018 rated it liked it
As a pastry chef, and a baker who tries to bake without eggs and dairy, I was really looking forward to this one! Unfortunately, while it has many nice recipes and ideas I'm somehow disappointed... I'm giving it 3 *, purely because of few nice cake and cupcakes recipes in there, but I still think it's more of a 2* cookbook as a whole. Before you shout at me here (and I did notice that the book has mostly positive reviews) let me explain.

No, I'm not 100% vegan, yes I do try to have more plant bas
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Lisa
Feb 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a brilliant book! I often find vegan cookbooks frustrating because they require such strange and often difficult to get hold of ingredients. This book however, uses everyday ingredients that you most likely already have sitting in the cupboard and turns them into delicious vegan treats. Easy to follow, full of inspiration, a range of tasty recipes. I initially borrowed this book from the library but loved it so much that I've since bought myself a copy!
Marathon County Public Library MCPL
This is a fantastic vegan resource for desserts! Instead of containing substitutions and harder-to-find ingredients, Chloe relies on science instead of substitutions in order to keep the ingredient list and recipes from getting confusing (or expensive). These are recipes that won't make you feel like you're missing out on anything, whether being vegan was a choice or a health decision! For those that need gluten-free recipes, Chloe's adds short and simple notes on how to tweak a recipe to accomm ...more
Kim
Jan 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is a great vegan cookbook that's accessible for the beginner or 'sometimes' vegan, largely 'flexitarian', I eat super low on the food chain type like myself. I've made several of the recipes in this book and continue to try new ones. The Ooo la la lasagna is one of my go-to's as are the vanilla cake, cinnamon-espresso cookies, ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls..and a few others.

I've read some reviews that suggest that her recipes are 'basic' and not that healthy but the beauty in Chloe's recipes l
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Crystal
May 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbooks
I absolutely love Chloe's first cookbook, Chloe's Kitchen, and use it regularly. So I had to read this book as soon as it was available to me. Despite the fact that I'm strictly limiting my intake of sweets right now. So I haven't TRIED any of these recipes yet...but wow, there are so many in here that look and sound delicious! I really appreciate that so many of the recipes include directions for adjusting them to gluten free. I'm especially eager to try Mojito Chocolate Chip Cookies, Lemon Oli ...more
Nikki
Jul 03, 2016 rated it liked it
I enjoy Chloe's recipes but she is not my go-to dessert person. She is rather heavy on the sugar and white flour, which isn't really my style of baking. My favorites of hers in this one are her cream pies, particularly the chocolate cream pie. I prefer Chloe's Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way since it has a mixture of different menu items, still including desserts. However, I think I prefer Dreena Burton's desserts since they are usually more simple ...more
Katie
Mar 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cook-book
You can NOT go wrong with anything Chloe! All of her recipes are simple, fast, and use readily available ingredients. Not to mention that they are WAY healthier than the average desserts. Don't get me wrong, this is not health food, but there is zero cholesterol and zero guilt in any of these recipes. Chloe was the first winner of the Food Network's Cupcake Wars, and it's easy to see why. Highly recommended for everyone who loves dessert, but doesn't necessarily want to work hard in the kitchen. ...more
Shelley
Jun 01, 2016 rated it liked it
The recipes are easy to make with minimal need for a run to Whole Foods. There are a lot of ingredients that make me cringe like vegan butter and canola oil, possibly a few more too. I did not make every recipe, but what I did make was easy and really good. Her lemon olive oil cake was my favorite, and I am determined to convert it to a grain free cake with coconut flour. After getting super sick from years of eating vegan, I no longer eat this way as it is not for everyone. Chloe is a cute litt ...more
Miranda
Apr 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, cookery
yummmmmmm. That's all I have to say.
But really, this book is full of great recipes for indulgent treats for vegans and those who prefer to cook or bake that way- at least some of the time. These are not always healthier versions of great desserts- they are still high in sugar- but at least they are low in saturated fats and use whole food ingredients. I have loved everything I have tried in this book and also really enjoyed the great glossy photos.
Teresa
Aug 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbooks
Chloes offers, beside the usual vegan dessert options, some options unusual to see made-vegan such as creme brulee. For the most part she uses somewhat common ingredients (though my local vegan margarine do not bake well) so you should not need to have anything like a Whole Foods nearby. I tried out her chocolate donuts and found them to be delicious.
Misty Lee
May 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I can't believe that these desserts are vegan and you wont either! they are to die for! So much so my guest did not believe me when i told them where i got the recipes for my cookies! if you are trying to eat better then this is the cook book for you- you get the best of both worlds!
Rabbit {Paint me like one of your 19th century gothic heroines!}
Disclaimer: This ARC was given to me for free in exchange for an honest review from Netgalley.

This is the book for Vegans/Vegetarians* who want to make delicious desserts. There is a whole lot of variety in this book.
Susan
Sep 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
As with the other Chloe Coscarelli cookbook I own, the recipes are delicious. There are also (as with the other cookbook) too many pictures of people and not enough of the food. I suppose it's a minor quibble though, since the recipes are yummy.
September Dee
Jan 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is an excellent book for any vegans out there who would like to try some simple recipes that are both tasty and that use non traditional ingredients. Of times vegans have a great deal of difficulty finding something new and this book fits the bill.
Nanci Booher
Jan 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbooks
I haven't made anything yet, but by looking at the recipes this cookbook will become a staple in my house.
Lisa Arrigo
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
arrived today!!! not one recipe I could not see me using!!! just awesome!!!
Gina
May 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: vegetarianism
My new favorite vegan dessert book. Simple, delicious recipes laid out in a beautiful full-color book.
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Chloe Coscarelli is an award-winning vegan chef who is taking the culinary world by storm with her, creative easy-to-make vegan recipes. She first earned national attention after taking the top spot on an episode of Food Network's Cupcake Wars.
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