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Aquafaba Dessert Cookbook – Coming Soon!

If you’ve been reading my site for awhile, you may have noticed I’m having a bit of a love affair with Aquafaba desserts. For the new folks, Aquafaba is a plant-based alternative to eggs that might already be in your pantry. It’s the watery run off from a can of beans. I use chickpeas, but other bean waters work.

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Now, I’m not vegan (surprise!) but I love the challenge of baking vegan desserts that have the taste and texture of the non-vegan classics.  That is why aquafaba has totally blown my mind. I’ve been getting AWESOME results.

Just look at this Vegan Lemon Bar…

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or these Vegan Dulce de Leche Cookies (Alfajores)…

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…or maybe these Vegan Cherry Fools are more your thing…

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Are you drooling yet? Well, I’m sorry to keep you hanging but I’m hoarding these recipes for my upcoming digital cookbook. I promise you, it will be worth the wait.

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  1. These looks so good! I would never guess they were vegan!

    • Jasmine Lukuku

      Thanks Tamara! I don’t mess around when it comes to desserts. They have to be excellent!

  2. All of those desserts look so good! I had never heard of Aquafaba before this. Cool info!

  3. Looking forward to your cookbook. I’m going to tell all my Vegan friends. Yay!

  4. I’m impressed! I have heard of using the bean juice. I am now totally inspired to give these recipes a try.

  5. This gonna be great cookbook!

  6. This is going to be a great book, nothing beats yummy desserts that are good for you too!

  7. That book is going to be amazing! I have been thinking of experimenting with aquafaba for ages!

  8. due to my son’s dairy & egg allergy–we live off vegan desserts! Excited to see this.

  9. These desserts look amazing Jasmine! I’m definitely going to try some of these out 🙂

  10. Until now my favourite Vegan dessert was the aquafaba lemon meringue pie I baked, that was until I successfully made a Vegan Christmas Cake this Christmas, which turned out like that dark, treacle colour pudding-like texture made by the designer wedding cake bakers! I using aquafaba and it worked so well! The royal icing was also made with aquafaba and I made little ‘Christmas pudding’ truffles, using a Vegan Christmas Pudding recipe, (great for using up any left-over cold Christmas pudding… ) and I topped them off with marzipan and the left-over royal icing on top, (thinned a bit to drizzle down), with a bit of green and red icing decoration on top, like holly! (they made great last minute Vegan gifts in cellophane bags, which everyone loved!) I shall now be giving the macarons my best effort – once the holidays are over…

  11. I’ve heard of using acquafaba but I’ve never tried it! I will definitely try your lemon bars as soon as I get back to Italy and in my kitchen. The look to die for! Have you ever used acquafaba to make homemade fresh pasta? I wonder if that would work instead of eggs for a vegan alternative? Curious to know. Thanks!

    • Jasmine Lukuku

      Hi Cindy, I haven’t tried it in pasta but I am pretty sure it would work. I have a pasta maker, I should bust it out soon and try!

  12. Wow, I never knew you could use bean juice as a egg white substitute. I never knew it had a name either! That’s pretty amazing.

  13. Madalyn | Off the Beeten Plate

    I love that you’re making this book! I am very intrigued, but intimidated, by this ingredient. I think this cookbook could be just the thing to get me over my fears!

    • Jasmine Lukuku

      Thank you! I’m way behind in making the book because I had a major injury this year (broken foot). It knocked me out for a whole 5 months!

  14. What a useful ebook! Those photos look amazing, can’t wait to see the final result

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