Vegan Chocolate Frosting


Vegan Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients (use vegan versions):

    1 cup margarine
    4 cups powdered sugar (make your own if you want – blend sugar and cornstarch)
    2 tablespoon vanilla
    4 tablespoon soy milk
    1/2 cup cocoa powder (or more)
    dash of salt


Margin should be at room temperature when being placed in bowl. Blend until mushy, and then add vegan powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, chocolate and soymilk. You can add in more soymilk to make it a bit smoother but not too much. Spread on cake and enjoy.

Vegan Birthday Cake

I am allways looking for this recipe.  So, thought I would put it on my blog:



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add the oil, vanilla, vinegar and water. Mix together until smooth.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Recipe: Cacciatore-Style Chicken

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 3 hours in slow-cooker on high


2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

1 cup sliced celery

1 cup chopped carrot

2 medium onions, cut into wedges

1 red sweet pepper

4 cloves garlic, minced

12 chicken drumsticks, skinned

1/2 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup dry white wine

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained

1/3 cup tomato paste

Hot cooked pasta

Shredded basil


1) In a 6-quart slow cooker Slow cooker, combine:

a) 2 cups of sliced fresh mushrooms Mushrooms cup 1Mushrooms cup 2

b) 1 cup sliced celery celery

c) 1 cup chopped carrot carrot

d) 2 medium onions, cut into wedges onions

e) 1 red sweet pepper Sweet pepper

f) 4 cloves garlic, minced (garlic 1 -> Garlic 2 ->Garlic 3->garlic 5->Garlic 6)

2) Place chicken drumsticks on vegetables.

Chicken 1->Chicken 2

veg->Veg with chicken

3) Add the following:

a) 1/2 cup chiken broth chicken broth (chicken broth can)

b) 1/4 cup dry white wine wine (wine bottle)

c) 2 bay leaves bay leaves

d) 1 teaspoon oregano adding oregano (oregano container)

e) 1 teaspoon sugar adding sugar (sugar container)

f) 1/2 teaspoon salt adding salt (salt container)

g) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper adding black pepper (black pepper container)

4) Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 3 hours


5) Remove chicken and keep warm.  Discard bay leaves.  Sitr in undtrained tomatoes tomatos and tomato paste tomato paste.  Cover and cook for 15 minutes more.

6) To serve, sppon vegetable mixture over chicken and pasta pasta and garnish with basil.

final product