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Non dairy (inc egg) recipe needed for "cream" on kid's b/day cake.

purple goddess Nov 26, 2008 03:54 PM

Any ideas??

The cake is a vanilla flavoured non dairy cake with faux egg.

Any ideas for a cream filling??

This is for a 5 y/o b/day cake.

TIA

  1. n
    nickn Nov 26, 2008 11:29 PM

    There's a number of chocolate mousse recipes that are basically tofu,, melted chocolate and sugar that make a tasty filling, although there's a slight beany taste. It might work for a frosting as well.

    There's also a number of vegan kosher frosting recipes, many use vegtable shortening or margarine.

    http://vegetarian.about.com/od/desert...
    One beats vegan margine, sugar and vanilla soymilk. I haven't tried it.

    Finally there's what I had at summer health food camp as a kid;
    sliced bannanas covered with shredded coconut. Guarenteed to suck all the fun out of the party ;-)

    1. j
      jsaimd Nov 26, 2008 08:31 PM

      I havcen't done this but see:

      http://www.wildernessfamilynaturals.c...

      You can whip coconut cream and most kids like that if you just want something thats like a cream.

      1. purple goddess Nov 26, 2008 08:27 PM

        Actually, being in Australia puts most of these things out of my reach, but the vegan recipe site is great!

        Thanks for the link!

        1. c
          cheesehead in recovery Nov 26, 2008 08:07 PM

          Anything that is "Parve" is dairy free. Try a kosher grocery store...

          1. v
            valerie Nov 26, 2008 05:54 PM

            Several Duncan Hines frostings in a can are dairy free. I cannot, however, swear that they are egg free so check the ingredients.

            Also, this brand -- Cherrybrook Kitchen -- is egg free and dairy free. They have frostings. They sell it at Whole Foods.

            http://cherrybrookkitchen.com/product...

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            1. re: valerie
              goodhealthgourmet Nov 26, 2008 07:45 PM

              i can't speak to the canned, prepared Cherrybrook Kitchen frosting, but please don't waste your money on the boxed frosting mix - it's nothing more than confectioner's sugar, salt, and vanilla...a complete rip-off.

            2. Melanie Wong Nov 26, 2008 04:48 PM

              I can't offer you a specific recipe, but I'll mention that I had a vegan carrot cake last week with a delicious almond butter frosting. You might try googling for vegan frosting to find a recipe. Several for peanut butter frostings popped up.

              1. goodhealthgourmet Nov 26, 2008 04:46 PM

                do a web search for vegan buttercream/filling/frosting recipes...or try this one from CH:

                http://www.chow.com/recipes/10856

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                  pigtails Nov 26, 2008 04:21 PM

                  whole foods carries a whipped cream that comes in a can that is made of soy. there's also a product called "hip whip," somewhat similar to cool whip. neither is as nasty as you might think. maybe one of them would do the trick?

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