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Vegan Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe With Lime Glaze

Come Party With Me: Vegan Dinner — Dessert

Just because they don't eat meat or diary, doesn't mean vegans don't enjoy sweets. When hosting a vegan dinner — like the one I'm making for my detoxing sister and friends this weekend — do serve dessert.

Instead of using eggs, this easy vanilla pound cake with lime glaze, calls for silken tofu. It's a good substitute for vegan baked goods that results in a moist, soft-textured cake.

The recipe is adaptable, if you don't have limes on hand, simply use lemons or orange as any citrus goes well with pound cake. To look at the make-in-advance recipe,

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Vanilla Pound Cake with Lime Glaze

Vanilla Pound Cake with Lime Glaze

Vegan Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe With Lime Glaze 2010-01-05 14:00:59

Ingredients

Vanilla Pound Cake
5 oz. silken tofu, drained
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup vanilla soymilk
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
Lime Glaze
1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 Tbs. lime juice

Directions

  1. To make Vanilla Pound Cake: Preheat oven to 350F. Coat 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Blend tofu, sugar, oil, soymilk and vanilla extract in food processor until smooth.
  3. Whisk together cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  4. Fold in tofu mixture. Pour into loaf pan, and bake 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pan 5 minutes, then unmold and cool on wire rack until just warm.
  6. To make Lime Glaze: Whisk together sugar and lime juice in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over top of cake. Cool cake completely before serving to allow glaze to set.

Serves 6.

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Roger-'Raj'15501843 Roger-'Raj'15501843 1 year
The vegetarian pound cake is total Dope! Yum! I substitute grapeseed oil (or walnut oil) for canola oil.
misslisi misslisi 5 years
Thanks, AmberHoney, I agree. I haven't made it yet, but see firm silken tofu used in many dessert recipes. Let me know how it turns out for you!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 5 years
@ misslisi - I don't think it matters since you're gonna be blending it. I just bought some firm and am gonna make this.
misslisi misslisi 6 years
Which consistency of silken tofu should be used for this recipe: soft, medium, firm, or extra firm?
girlA girlA 6 years
Looks and sounds wonderful!
girlA girlA 6 years
Looks and sounds wonderful!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
This sounds delicious to my carnivorous tongue :drool:
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