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My first attempt at vegan baking…

In honour of Veganuary and my love of all things cake, I decided to try a vegan cake recipe, because…cake…if cake needs to be justified to you, then we cannot be friends. Not sorry.  I’ve always loved baking (actually,  I’ve always loved the moment after I’ve finished baking and get to eat the thing I’ve slaved over…that…that makes life worthwhile), but honestly…I’ve never quite felt comfortable with the idea of egg-free baking, and I can’t even explain why. I guess it’s just been drilled into me that baking involves eggs, and a cake without eggs is just a flat, dry mess and who’d want that?  Well anyway, this was my very first attempt at vegan baking. No eggs, no milk, no butter…and…it turned out…much better than I anticipated. The banana bread rose beautifully, was actually moist and…I will more than likely make this again. I chose this recipe because I’m not 100% certain how to use a chia or flax ‘egg’, and this recipe has neither.  Before you get into it, here’s a quick note: I have NO idea how many calories …