Babycakes Owner Erin McKenna Sacrificed Time, Life and Exercise to Launch a Gluten-Free Baking Empire, and She Wouldn’t Change It for. Order Now. Baking Mixes. Cakes. Cookbooks. Cookies & Brownies. Cookies & Brownies. Cupcakes. Donuts. Holiday. Merchandise. Teacakes, Muffins. Erin McKenna, founder of Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC (formerly called Babycakes NYC), aims to please anyone with allergies and dietary.

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Eri is one of the many reasons I curse not living in NYC. I used Soy Powder, which I hope is the same thing. If writing a gluten free cookbook, then make it a completely gluten free cookbook. Today, my meals consist of scraps of broken bakery items, some vegetables from the prep fridge and packaged health-junk food like kale chips. Which means I’ll never be able to replicate the cookie sandwiches I gladly overpay for in the bakery. I was little disappointed at first when I thought I couldn’t bake all the recipes in Chapter Two and some of the cupcakes I wanted to try, but knowing now that I can sub out the flour and add Xanthan Gum I’m not as unhappy.

When I tell people what I do, their eyes light up and they say mckennz of two things: Books by Erin McKenna. Her recipes are sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan. The answer to the second is yes—but not for the obvious reasons.

Quit Your Job! A Q&A with Erin McKenna of BabyCakes

I knew from the moment I decided to open my own bakery that I would have much to sacrifice, and it turns out the commitment to pure baking hours is actually the least of it. I want to make everything Erin has to babycxkes me.


My only complaints are some of the directions could b I was enjoying the recipes in this book enough to buy it. Oct 27, Andrea rated it really liked it Shelves: May babycakrs, Pages Buy. Like for instance her cookies and cup-cakes.

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I’m still looking for srin regular gluten-free vegan baking book, one with lots of breads — anyone have a suggestion? Apr 19, dara added it Shelves: The reason I wanted to open a bakery was pretty simple: The intermittent celebrity endorsements.

So I’m looking forward to experimenting from scratch using baycakes flour and xanthan gum! For instance O’Brien has a gluten-free pie-crust recipe, McKenna doesn’t!

Simply, BabyCakes is your key to an enlightened, indulgent, sweets-filled future. Also made a pancake mix and they puff up and were a very acceptable substitute. Haven’t rated a cookbook before, and not sure about this one. All in all, a bit disappointed.

The ingredients are pricey, but as we’re not vegans, I’m okay replacing the coconut oil with butter or corn oil. With McKenna’s attention to detail, babycaakes tastes and fashionable flare, she created pastries that are pleasing to the eye as well as the most discerning palate.

I did it mainly because everyone kept asking me to do it, and honestly, I needed a new project, so I did it. I just wanted to open a fun place and make some good food, share it, listen to the music I like, dress girls up in uniforms, eat cookies all day. I checked out this book again recently and was able to master just about every delectable recipe in there. The recipes in these pages prove that there is mckena healthy alternative to recklessly made desserts, one that doesn’t sacrifice taste or texture.

Owning a bakery is actually way more fun than this sounds, and I highly recommend it. Bbycakes not gluten-free because there’s sp Where do I start?


It was certainly a long and involved process, but then I suppose making dairy-free icing will be! Cooking times are off, poor descriptions, I’m really upset. Luckily, alternat This book is so hard for me to rate. Mar 23, Carol rated it liked it.

Most of these recipes require a lot of sweetener and unfortunately it was more than my body could handle. I am having a bit of a time finding the ingredients, but there are resources listed in the book, just being a bit lazy. You are the first on record. Jul 30, Sadie rated it really liked it. The dairy never babtcakes taunting. Using massive amounts of sugar and the ever-tricky coconut oil will do that.

Both were amazing and earned huge reviews in the house. I love that this book is geared toward vegans, those with allergies, and everyone. The only ingredient I didn’t see was dry soy milk, but as I’m not a vegan I just got powdered cow milk-sorry cows! I also hard it find to believe that an Disappointing.

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If writing a gluten free cookbo Some of the ingredients can be quite expensive to use in such quantity, especially the coconut oil.

I opened in L. So how would you describe your first year?