Reason #129284710382 Why I Love Vegan Baking: you can always eat the batter.
…Not that that ever stopped me before, but at least now I can eat as much cookie dough as I want without worrying about getting scary infections. Vegan baking is like God’s gift to baker’s… except for the fact that it gives me an excuse to eat all the dough before the oven has even finished preheating. Anyone else?
Anyway, today’s baking venture is particularly special because it’s for an exciting celebration. After many months of hard work and grueling waiting, yesterday I finally received acceptance to one of my favorite colleges. I am extremely grateful and actually wish I could hug all of the admissions staff in thanks.
On second thought, maybe baking would be more appropriate. But since I can’t ship this cake all the way to Minnesota, it looks like my family and I will have to enjoy it. I think we’ll manage…
In addition to receiving acceptance to that college, yesterday I also was invited to be apart of a prestigious business/internship program at another college and offered a scholarship at yet another. It was a good day.
But don’t worry, this isn’t going to turn into “The Mandiee Show.” I want you to share in the excitement, too, so I am giving away a fun new kitchen gadget to one of my readers. Thanks to Oxo, one of you will receive an awesome new Good Grips 5lb. Food Scale with Pull-Out Display.
I’ve been playing around with this scale lately and have enjoyed how easy it is to use. I’ve had other food scales in the past, but this is definitely one of my favorites. It’s sleek, accurate, and easy to use. It has all the buttons I need (kg/lb) and none that I don’t. The pull-out display also makes reading measurements a breeze when I use a big bowl and would not otherwise be able to see the display.
So the Good Grips Food Scale is pretty awesome, but you are probably wondering why you would need a food scale in the first place. (“Can’t I just use measuring cups?”) While that is true, food scales are extremely useful because they provide accuracy in baking (and are also good for those looking to lose/gain weight). I cannot tell you how important accuracy is in vegan + gluten-free baking. I always measure all my ingredients in grams for the best results.
So as I enjoy my gluten-free + vegan chocolate chip cookie dough cake, here’s how to win a Oxo Good Grips Food Scale of your own.
- leave a comment on this post telling me what your favorite celebration dessert is OR how you chose your college
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Note: giveaway open until Thursday, March 29 @ 11:59PM. Have a lovely day!