Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes

I want everyone to enjoy the food I make so that means vegan and vegetarians too.... Please enjoy this recipe for vegan cupcakes... Yummers

Vegan Red Velvet Cup Cakes

Makes 20-22 cupcakes


2 cups soy milk

2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

2 ½ cups all purpose flour

2 cups sugar

4 tablespoon cocoa powder

1 tsp baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup vegetable oil

2 ounces red food coloring

4 teaspoons vanilla extract


½ cup margarine, room temperature

½ cup vegan cream cheese, room temperature

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

4 cups confectioner's sugar, sifted


1. Mix together vinegar and soy milk in a small bowl and set aside to curdle.

2. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.

3. Add vegetable oil, food coloring, and vanilla to the soy milk and vinegar mixture. Mix well.

4. Fill the cupcake liners ¾ full and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

5. Allow to cool before you add the frosting.

For Frosting

1. In a large mixing bowl cream together margarine, cream cheese, and vanilla until smooth and creamy.

2. Slowly add in the sifted confectioner's sugar into the creamed cheese mixture.

3. Continue to beat with your hand mixer until fluffy.

4. Frost your cooled cupcakes and enjoy!

Chef Lovely Tip

 Garnish your cupcakes with toasted walnuts to give crunch and additional flavor

Recipe by Chef Lovely of Lovely Eats
Thanks to everyone who voted and support me in the Sears Chef Challenge... I won!!!!!!
I advance to the semifinals and compete on October 21, 2010. You can watch it live at http://www.searschefchallenge.com/ or come see it in person at the Kenmore Live Studio in Chicago.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Sears Chef Challenge

I have been hand selected to be apart of the Sears Chef Challenge >>> http://www.searschefchallenge.com/ <<<

See me cook live at the following Sears stores:
Aug 14th - 1900 West Lawrence Chicago, IL 60640
Aug 21st - 6153 South Western Chicago, IL 60636
Sept 4th - 1334 East 79th Chicago, IL 60619
Sept 11th - 1601 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707

Thursday, June 3, 2010

The TEC theme song! - All We Do Is Win


Watch me on Channel 5 NBC News!!!!

 Watch me tomorrow (June 3rd) on Channel 5 NBC at 4:30p (central)
I cooked with......

John Thorrington (Chicago Fire)

 Rashied Davis (Chicago Bears)

Calen Carr (Chicago Fire)

Chef Bill Kim (Urban Belly)