Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Recipe Trial Club Tries Brooklyn Blackout Cake

I think I've written about the Recipe Trial Club before, a small group of like-minded plant-based foodies — Dawne Eng, Terry Hope Romero and Mattie Hangedorn — who I meet up with once a month to share and test recipes. This month it was Dawne's turn to host, and she made her own amazing pure veg version of the famed Ebinger's Blackout Cake to share with us.

We all met at Dawne's place last Sunday to share good conversation and good food, including Dawne's homemade Southwestern vegetable soup, Terry's steamed veggie bao, Mattie's apple turnovers, saison (a Farmhouse Ale style of beer), Dawne's homegrown kefir water (fermented sweetened water) and the star of the day, Brooklyn Blackout Cake.

For more about Ebinger's and their famous Blackout Cake, and for Dawne's pure veg Brooklyn Blackout Cake recipe, visit her blog: Plant Based Foodie

Dawne slices the cake; Brooklyn Blackout Cake ready to serve

Steamed Veggie Bao, coconut kefir water, and sweet kefir water/grains in a jar; Terry about to try coconut kefir water

Dawne and Mattie sipping coconut kefir water; Apple Turnovers and Saison

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