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Vegan Fluffy Buttercream Frosting

I have only been a vegan for about 3.5 years, and one of the things about which I was most concerned when I made the switch was, "Oh, my god! How am I going to make decent cakes now?!?" Thanks to Isa's "buttercream" and cake recipes, I haven't had to give up my love of baking. This "buttercream" frosting recipe - despite the shortening (I use Earth Balance, which is non-hydrogenated) - is light, creamy, not the slightest bit oily or heavy, and in my opinion, better than the non-vegan, pound-of-butter recipe I used prior to converting (which, admittedly, was also delicious...and let's face it, probably less healthy than this version). Check out Isa's blog if you're interested in more fantastic vegan recipes!

May 10, 2009
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