• Feb 20...Happy National Cherry Pie Day!

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    Over a year ago

    Bloggers of the Day: Lucas and Deb at Mister Nice Guy Cupcakes

    Once upon a time there was a slightly mischievous dessert-obsessed kid from Oklahoma named Lucas. Lucas often plunged into trouble by devouring whole cakes by himself and sneaking sweets and berries into bed at night. He learned to bake as he got older, but he just couldn’t sit still so he rambled around the country in an old ice cream truck selling coconuts and stirring up merrily crazy adventures!

    Around the same time (but in a different time zone) there was a cartoon-obsessed Aussie kid named Deb who drew her talented heart out until she found herself managing an animation studio in Sydney. She opted to globehop to liven up her life, and traveled the world stirring up merrily crazy adventures too!

    Fastforward to Portland…L & D met and got all twinklyeyed over each other. 😉

    Lucas won Deb over by whipping up wildly yumful treats and teaching her to bake. Now they’re married in Melbourne and running two supersuccessful vegan bakeries with everything from simple cupcakes and pies to dreamy cinnabuns and babkas. They’re living happily ever veganafter and sharing their talents and treats with you! :)

    Be My Cherry Pies
    Ingredients:
    vegan margarine
    salt
    flour
    water
    sugar
    canned cherries
    cornstarch
    almond extract
    vanilla extract
    lemon
    orange
    icing sugar
    almond, rice or soy milk

    Details and directions at Be My Cherry Pies and Be My Cherry Pies video
    According to the Rules of the Interwebs, you shouldn’t post someone else’s entire recipe, only part of it with a link to the rest, unless you’ve changed the recipe up bigtime.

    Explore more from this blog…
    Lemon Meringue Pie
    Maple Facon Donut Cupcakes
    Cinnamon Buns
    Towering Crepe Cake
    Christmas Candy Cane Cake
    (You can use a different flavor extract and crushed vegan candy for a non-holiday cake, or just leave them out for a classic double layer chocolate cake with fluffy cream cheese frosting…soooo good!)

    Be sure to check out the video versions of their recipes too…lots to learn and loads of eyecandy! And read more about Lucas and Deb and their compassionate lifestyle, and see photos of their baking empire! 😉

    Do you cherish little cherry pies? What other shapes might you make? Do you know any vegan fairy tales? Share please! :)

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    Over a year ago

    Lucas sounds a bit like me now (eating whole cakes and sneakily eating sweets…) LOL!

    I don’t know any vegan fairy tales but I’d sure like to re-write some of the classics with a vegan twist – if I find myself bored then I might just do that!

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      Over a year ago

      @LittleLotte
      That would be supercool…I think you should! Maybe get your schoolkids to illustrate and teach them about veganism at the same time…? :)

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