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Thursday 23 October 2008

Vegan MoFo - ooooohhhhh Viennaaaaaa!

My 2 best friends (and my best friend's beautiful pooch, Maddy) came over for dinner tonight and we were too excited about catching up with Supernatural for me to take a picture of dinner. It was just a stir fry with some noodles though anyway.

But I do have a pic of dessert! In my pregan days, the 3 of us could happily scoff our way through a pack of viennese whirls in no time at all. But they are of course, not vegan so when I saw them blogged on The Only Vegan in the Village, I knew I had to try this recipe out. I followed it exactly except that I added a pinch of salt as well.

When I tasted the cookie dough I thought - no way these are sweet enough. But then I remembered they would be filled with supersweet buttercream.

They are AWESOME and my friends loved them too. You have to give them a go!

The filling I used was just some strawberry jam and a basic vanilla buttercream. Mine are not perfect and I was laughing at my rubbish effort of piping them as I did them. But actually they turned out pretty good and didn't look so bad once they were baked!


  1. those are so pretty!!! can't wait to try them out!! :D

  2. I love these Sal!! They look so dainty and delicate! Thanks for the recipe link!

  3. they look pretty damned good to me, buddy.

  4. Those are beautiful and they look really delicious. You did a great job on these!

  5. Oh WOW they look so good. Can I be ya best friend?

  6. yup, it's official - those are the cutest damn cookies i've ever seen. i would eat one million of them and oh my gosh - mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! i'm totally going to have to make some, too! wahoo!

  7. Can I have one?

  8. Those look beautiful and have a nice contrast with the filling both texturally and color-wise. Nice job.


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