Strawberry Short Cake (Aquafaba Frosting)

Strawberry Short Cake (Aquafaba Frosting)

Strawberry Short Cake Aquafaba Vanilla Frosting

April 18, 2018
: 3 Cups
: Easy

The chemistry in this recipe is amazing. Soft, warm vanilla cake. Fresh cut strawberries. Fluffy white peeks of Aquafaba on top makes it picture perfect.

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Ingredients
  • Strawberry Short Cake
  • 1/2 cup Vegan Butter (Softened)
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of Protein nut milk + 1/4 cup Protein Nut milk
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups of Organic Unbleached All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2- 2 cups of Organic Strawberries (Washed, slice)
  • Aquafaba Vanilla Whipped Cream
  • 1- 15oz can of Chickpeas (Reserve liquid)
  • 1/2 Tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powder sugar
Directions
  • Step 1 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8×8 or muffin pan.
  • Step 2 2. Cream the butter and sugar with a hand mixer (on low) or a spoon. Mixing until the mixture is smooth.
  • Step 3 3. Add the nut milk, vanilla, apple cider in a separate bowl. Mix to blend. Add to butter mixture, mix till well blended.
  • Step 4 4. Add the flour, salt and baking powder to a separate bowl. Whisk to blend.
  • Step 5 5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet, about a 1/4 cup at a time while mixing with a whisk or hand mixer until smooth. Add 1/4 more Nut milk. Mix well to blend.
  • Step 6 6. Pour mixture to fill 3/4 of 8×8 pan or half of cupcake pan. Bake 30 minutes for 8×8 or 15-20 minutes for cupcake. Check middle of cake with toothpick. Remove, set on counter to cool.
  • Step 7 7. Drain Chickpeas and place water in mixing bowl.
  • Step 8 8. Add cream of tartar and vanilla extract to chickpea water. Mix on High until white peeks form. About 10-15 minutes.
  • Step 9 9. Mix in 1/4 cup of Powder sugar. Once blended mix in remaining sugar.
  • Step 10 10. Layer whipped frosting and sliced strawberries on top of cake.
  • Step 11 11. Serve and enjoy!
 

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