Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Breakfast for dinner? gasp!

I got the Vegan Brunch cookbook last week and I want to make everything in it. Here are a couple of things I've made so far.

Tonight's dinner was Banana Rabanada which is a Brazilian French Toast (which happens to be banana french toast topped with cocoa powder and cinnamon). I was either half asleep when I made this and didn't realize that the cocoa powder was for dusting after they cook, or the recipe was written in such a way that it made me want to throw the cocoa powder in the blender for the batter. So, we had chocolate banana french toast. The batter looked a bit like chocolate pudding. It tasted great in any case. I went ahead and added a 1/2 tsp of cinnamon to the blender as well so I wouldn't have to sprinkle with cinnamon when done.

Banana Rabanada

On Saturday morning, we made the Perfect Pancakes (with added Banana slices). The batter was a little runny for me and I had to add another 1/4 cup flour. I also reduced the cinnamon by half (1/2 tsp total). I don't like my pancakes with a lot of cinnamon.

Perfect Pancakes

So far, 2 for 2. Both recipes tasted great. Tomorrow night I'll be trying out the Tofu Benedict with vegan holandaise sauce. I can't wait to try that!


  1. We are totally loving the brunch book around here! I'm all about the savory section, and my boyfriend is all about the sweet section, so between us we're working through the whole book. I'll have to try that french toast, it looks great.

  2. Yum, what a wonderful breakfast for dinner :) They both look really good! Im seriously contemplating getting the brunch book!

  3. Oh man, I want my copy! :)

  4. My copy arrived recently. I didn't know where to start! The pancakes and French toast you made look and sound great, so I'll be making them soon! So far I've just made the crepes with cashew and fruit stuffing (I forget the real name) and I'm still savouring them 3 days later! I'll be blogging about this book soon, I think!

  5. MMmmm I've been eying that book :)

  6. It's seems like everybody have got that book. Living in a non-vegan friendly country is a pain! >.< (although people think that Spain is vegan friendly, actually is not. Ask any Spanish what he/she would do without cured ham and you will see ¬¬....)
    Vegan cookbooks are almost non-exisitent =(

    Both the french toast and the pancakes look delicious ^^