I have an allergy to eggs is there any cakes or desserts I could make that do not contain eggs?

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Amanda Hesser
Amanda Hesser November 16, 2010

Shortbread cookies or trifle or an icebox cake!

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jerseyvegan
jerseyvegan November 16, 2010

You could make any vegan dessert...vegweb.com has a ton of recipes you could check out. Or you can just do a general google search for "vegan cake"...there are a lot of vegan food blogs out there!

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Sadassa_Ulna
Sadassa_Ulna November 16, 2010

Sometimes recipes use buttermilk (or vinegar) plus baking soda in lieu of eggs for leavening. If you google "buttermilk cake no eggs" you will find recipes like this:
http://foodiemommy.blogspot.com/2010/05/chocolate-buttermilk-cake-by-dessert.html
or this (even though this one doesn't even have buttermilk...):
http://www.epicurious.com...

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mrslarkin
mrslarkin November 16, 2010

Here's our favourite chocolate cake, which happens to be vegan: http://www.food52.com/recipes...

And this cupcake is egg-free also! http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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nutcakes
nutcakes November 16, 2010

There are many versions of poor man's chocolate cake all over the internet. I would likely increase the cocoa powder by a few TBSP You may google vegan desserts, which don't use eggs, then use butter and milk instead of soy if you like.
Title: Poor Man'S Chocolate Cake

3 c flour
2 c sugar
6 tb cocoa
2 ts baking soda
1 ts salt
12 tb oil
2 tb vinegar
2 ts vanilla
2 c cold water

In greased pan 13x9, mix all ingredients until smooth. Bake 350ø 40 to 45 minutes. Do not overbake. Frost if desired. (see below)

Poor Man'S Frosting -- Yield: 4 To 6 Servings

Ingredients

1 c milk
1/4 c flour
1 dash salt
1 c sugar
1/2 c margarine
1/2 c vegetable shortening - such as crisco
1 t. vanilla

In saucepan, cook milk, flour & salt till thick. Cool well. In small mixing bowl add sugar, margarine & shortening. Beat well with electric mixer. Add flour mixture & 1 t. vanilla. Beat till fluffy and stiff like whipped cream.

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Ophelia
Ophelia November 16, 2010

nutcake's recipe above is what I've always used, but I add a couple Tablespoons of hersheys chocolate syrup to the batter. It seems to keep it a little moister and adds to the flavor nicely.

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