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12/02/2010

Another vegan meat cake! Yes! Thanksgiving keeps on giving and giving and giving! From the pounds on my ass, the debt on my credit cart (vegan marshmallows ain’t cheap!) to this, another vegan meat cake by Betsey! She (adorably) writes:

The inside, which I very cleverly did not photograph, was two layers of garlic-sage tofurkey, maple-ginger sweet potatoes,walnut/cranberry/baguette/thyme-of-your-life stuffing, and cranberry sauce from a can! There were no recipes because the internet mysteriously disappeared right before I started cooking! IMPROV CAKE.
The outside, as was pointed out by my cousin-in-law’s mother (between glasses of cranberry wine) features THE TREE OF LIFE!I am proud to say that I got two elderly grandmothers who love them some brisket to try this cake and enjoy it. And my pescatarian mom was a really good sport not to pitch a fit when I showed up to the house and said “GUESS WHAT THIS IS OUR DINNER.”Thank you, Vegansaurus, for inciting this project and introducing me to my new favorite food. The only question that remains is, can I sell it from a food truck?

A: YES!!!

Another vegan meat cake! Yes! Thanksgiving keeps on giving and giving and giving! From the pounds on my ass, the debt on my credit cart (vegan marshmallows ain’t cheap!) to this, another vegan meat cake by Betsey! She (adorably) writes:

The inside, which I very cleverly did not photograph, was two layers of garlic-sage tofurkey, maple-ginger sweet potatoes,
walnut/cranberry/baguette/thyme-of-your-life stuffing, and cranberry sauce from a can! There were no recipes because the internet mysteriously disappeared right before I started cooking! IMPROV CAKE.

The outside, as was pointed out by my cousin-in-law’s mother (between glasses of cranberry wine) features THE TREE OF LIFE!

I am proud to say that I got two elderly grandmothers who love them some brisket to try this cake and enjoy it. And my pescatarian mom was a really good sport not to pitch a fit when I showed up to the house and said “GUESS WHAT THIS IS OUR DINNER.”

Thank you, Vegansaurus, for inciting this project and introducing me to my new favorite food. The only question that remains is, can I sell it from a food truck?

A: YES!!!

11/29/2010

Another vegan meat cake! This one is a meat bundt cake from That Pain in the Ass Vegan. It looks freaking amazing and I want to wear it around my neck as a necklace. A new one every day! It’s fashion AND a meal, that’s THE FUTURE.
AND WAIT! There’s one more! BAM:My other new hero over at A Fresh New Stomach made the meat cake BUT WITH RICEMELLOW CREME TOPPING. Hello, you are so smart, our babies would surely be in MENSA. Or at least smart enough to be in MENSA but too cool to be in MENSA, you know?

Another vegan meat cake! This one is a meat bundt cake from That Pain in the Ass Vegan. It looks freaking amazing and I want to wear it around my neck as a necklace. A new one every day! It’s fashion AND a meal, that’s THE FUTURE.

AND WAIT! There’s one more! BAM:

My other new hero over at A Fresh New Stomach made the meat cake BUT WITH RICEMELLOW CREME TOPPING. Hello, you are so smart, our babies would surely be in MENSA. Or at least smart enough to be in MENSA but too cool to be in MENSA, you know?

11/16/2010

Another Thanksgiving meat cake! Yes!  »

Janet sent us this crazy-looking thing:

Love it! She says her method was as follows:

I went with a tempeh meatloaf base, the traditional layers of mashed potatoes, orange-cranberry sauce, pumpkin bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, and (slightly burnt) Dandies to top it off.  Green beans, corn, fried onions, candied walnuts and pecans to decorate!

Sounds freaking delicious!! I think I might have to try my hand at making a meat cake, soon. Looking at all this insanity has truly inspired me. 

11/15/2010

Two more vegan Thanksgiving meat cakes!!  »

You guys, seriously. This was set to be a kinda shitty week and now it’s a kinda AWESOME week because there are two more vegan Thanksgiving meat cakes in the world! I love everyone!

First up, the most excellent Mo of Mo Betta Vegan, made this really glorious creation:

I know I’m in the minority with meat cakes but DAMN, THAT LOOKS GOOD. Mo also has a recipe for putting the insanity together and some of you have been asking for that so here you go!

The third veganization of Thanksgiving meat cake came from Leinana of Vegan Good Things. CARAZAY:

Like Mo, Leinana provides an excellent and hilarious tutorial for putting together the craziness.

If there is a god, these vegan meat cakes will keep coming. They’re a very strong factor in whether or not I can get out of bed and face the day. Honestly, I was just lying in bed and now I am not and that is all thanks to vegan meat cakes.

[photos by Mo and Leinana, respectively]

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