I went out on an adventure to eat some vegan donuts, however plans went arid.
Why was I in the hunt for vegan donuts? I do have to put in disclaimer here, I am not vegan or vegetarian but I do believe that we should incorporate more vegetarian meals in our diet. As a foodie, I am always curious on different methods and ingredients to cook. I believe that vegan food have to be the most creative in order to achieve an excellent favor. Thus, inspiring me to look at ingredients in a different light.
Back to my story. Even with the plans out the window, we venture on to a different vegan bakery in West LA, called Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC.
I ordered the soft served vegan twist ice cream of chocolate and vanilla with chocolate chips.
The main ingredient of the ice cream was coconut milk. I do have to say beforehand I am not a fan of the heavy taste of coconut. However, I was surprised by the soft-serve ice cream, the coconut flavor was absent. The ice cream was light and fluffy. I only wish that the chocolate flavoring was more present. Nevertheless, the ice cream was a delight and highly recommended
My friend ordered a toasted coconut vegan donut.
Every time I think of a vegan donut, I think of dryness. This donut was not dry whatsoever. It was more denser than normal donuts however. The coconut flavor, again, was not overwhelming. It had a zesty taste, which is my favorite.
I give this bakery:
The main base ingredient of coconut is well balance with every sugary sweet and not overwhelming your palate with a single note flavor.
With a such good taste of goodies, this bakery gets $$$ = la dolorosa. This bakery is definitely is a treat you give yourself on a special occasion or when you have a huge huge craving and don’t mind the huge hole in your wallet afterwards.
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