Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Authors: Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Terry Hope Romero  
Publisher: Da Capo Press (October 16, 2006)

“Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World” by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero is a cookbook meant to guide you through the healthy world of vegan cookies. Its 144 pages include more than 75 vegan recipes and step-by-step instructions so that you can bake vegan cookies without any difficulties. In addition, the illustrations provided in this cookbook will give you an idea about how these cookies should look.


Considering that milk, eggs, cheese, and butter are excluded, the number of recipes is rather impressive. Variation is also assured, and you will be able to find recipes for many vegan desserts including:

  • chai latte cupcakes
  • chocolate and vanilla marble cupcakes
  • lemon macadamia cupcakes 
  • cappuccino cupcakes filled with espresso crème

What You Will Learn

Since it contains dairy free recipes in exclusivity, you will be able to learn how cheese, milk, and butter can be replaced. The first section of “Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World” by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, wittily dubbed “How to Make Kick-Ass Cupcakeskes,” includes details about the ingredients and the tools that are used while cooking these cupcakes. Everything, from flavor extracts to canola oil and rice milk is described. Even more, the authors provide tips on how to decorate the cupcakes and on troubleshooting the problems that you may encounter.

“The Recipes,” the second part of the cookbook, includes three types of recipes: basic cupcakes, classic cupcakes, and fancy cupcakes. These distinguish through their ingredients and also through the manner of presentation. The fancy cupcakes recipes, for example, are based on such ingredients as green tea, chai latte, lychee, cashew, and coconut, while the basic recipes mainly feature vanilla and chocolate. 

In the last section of “Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World” by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, titled “Frostin’s And Fillin’s,” you will find numerous frostings, glazes, icings, fillings, and toppings. With these, you can either fill the cupcakes to improve their taste, or decorate the cookies to make them more visually appealing.

Benefits of the Book

Through its variety of recipes, “Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World” by Isa Chandra Moskowitz will attract vegans and omnivores alike. Besides the extensive details on how to make each recipe, Isa Chandra Moskowitz and her co-author also reveal some information about the ingredients that are used. The recipes combine the ingredients in such a way that omnivores will not even suspect that the cupcakes are vegan. More than that, these cupcakes are adequate to you if you have an allergic reaction to eggs or dairy products.


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