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The Second Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale!

Published on April 12, 2010 by   ·   12 Comments Social Buttons by Linksku - Share links onlinePin It
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What could be better than eating and/ or baking sweet treats and saving lives? The second annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale (WVBS) is fast-approaching – this April 24 through May 2, 2010.

Thousands of independent groups will be holding vegan bake sales in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia and New Zealand. In 2009, the WVBS raised over $25,000 for a variety of worthy causes, and won VegNews Magazine‘s “Veg Event of the Year” award.

The concept is simple:

Hold a vegan bake sale within (or close to) the April 24 – May2 time period. Do *whatever you want to* (as long as it helps the world!) with the proceeds.

Let the organizers know about your planned bake sale through the easy-as-pie signup form: http://www.veganbakesale.org/veganbakesale/vbs-signup.html.

Here’s your formal (and heartfelt) invitation to participate:http://www.veganbakesale.org/veganbakesale/announcement-2010-04.htm

Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Makes about 18

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs barley flour (or whole wheat pastry)
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 cups shredded toasted coconut (toast raw shredded coconut in 300 degree oven for 10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet)
  • 8 pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup Sucanat or other vegan sugar
  • 5 Tbs water
  • optional: If you increase the sugar to 1 cup and add 1/2 cup of cocoa powder, calls these Coconut Chocolate Chews.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put all dry ingredients into food processor. Give a whirl. Add coconut, dates and sugar. Whirl until the dates are all chopped and the mixture starts to come together. Add in water through top while running just until a ball forms. Drop spoonfuls and bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 16-18 minutes. Via Simple Treats by Ellen Abraham

Need some more recipe suggestions?

Why not try:

Fiery Red Devil’s Food Cake
Sugary Coconut Candies
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies
Carob Almond Truffles
Favorite Chocolate Fudge
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie
Savory Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate Lovers’ Pudding
Splendid Caramel Sauce
Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting
Almond Butterscotch Blondies
Perfect Peanut Butter Cup Pie
Amazing Mousse with Strawberry Sauce
Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Fudge Brownies with Peanut Butter Mousse

OR search this here site with our handy-dandy “SEARCH” button for recipes!   Now go on, educate the world while feeding them decadent treats!   And please – let us know when and where YOUR bake sale will be in the comments area below so that we can come out and support delicious YOU!

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Readers Comments (12)

  1. Stephanie says:

    thanks for posting this! I’d love to bake for one in NYC…anyone planning one?!

  2. Mandi says:

    Yay! I’ll be participating in the Portland Vegan Bake Sale(http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=104470096259991&ref=mf). Just have to decide what to make!

  3. […] Thousands of independent groups will be holding vegan bake sales in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia and New Zealand. In 2009, the WVBS raised over $25,000 for a variety of worthy causes, and won VegNews Magazine’s Veg Event of the Year award.   Read the whole article at GirlieGirlArmy.com […]

  4. YUMMM. This is a great idea, thanks for spreading the word like icing, Chloe!

  5. CaReese says:

    Everything looks absolutely delicious! I’m new to vegan baked goods, but I find that they are really good. I look forward to trying some of these recipes. Thank you so much for posting, and have a great Monday!

    C

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  7. Jennifer says:

    WOW!!! This going to be yummy + eco-friendly-can’t wait!!!

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  10. Mandi says:

    This is a great idea! I’m only seeing this post now, but I would still love to try it. Is this a yearly thing?

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