Lemony Cream Icing

Source: May All Be Fed: Diet for a New World
Date tried: February 6, 2018
Yield: about 2 cups
Time needed: about 5 minutes + 2 hours to chill

The recipe calls for a firm tofu, but I wonder if it might not be creamier with a softer one. The taste is not overly sweet as many sugar-based icings are, but the soybean flavour tends to come through. Still it was excellent on a lemon cake.

Lemony Cream Icing on Lemon Cake

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Chameleon Spice Cake

Source: Diet for a Small Planet
Date: December 28, 2017
Yield: 12 servings
Time needed:1 hour + time to cool & add icing

I tried the banana version of this versatile cake. The cake itself was ok, but rather humdrum. A lighter flour, such as unbleached white flour might have let the taste of the spices come through better.
I made the icing, but threw it out; powdered milk is no good substitute for icing sugar!!! The icing you see in the photo was a more standard recipe and much better tasting.

Chameleon Spice Cake (banana)

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