VegNews Daily

Vegan Bakery Wins Food Network’s Cupcake Wars

Papa Ganache takes first place in the televised baking competition.

Vegan bakery Papa Ganache of Matawan, NJ recently beat out confectionary competitors from across the nation to be recognized as the Food Network’s newest Cupcake Wars winner. Two vegan bakeries made it to the final round, but Papa Ganache won the judges over with a crème brulée cupcake, chocolate ganache and salted caramel cupcake, the unusual Brussel-carrot curry cupcake topped with cream cheese frosting and maple-curry reduction, and the gluten-free lemon cupcake with blackberry and lemon-thyme filling. The bakery won $10,000 and was given the chance to serve its baked goods at the People’s Choice Awards after party.

Photo via Papa Ganache

Study Links Processed Meat Consumption and Migraines

University of California San Diego finds that nitrates found in processed meats may be connected to severe headaches.
Read More »

Red Meat Increases Tumor Formation

New study shows that eating red meat, particularly pig organs, can increase risks of tumor formations.
Read More »

Spain Overturns Bullfighting Ban

Despite decreasing interest in the cruel sport, Spanish court reverses law in Catalan region.
Read More »

Egg Replacement Market to Surpass $1.5 Billion by 2026

Demand for vegan egg substitutes in baked goods and mayonnaise are the driving forces behind the growth of the lucrative animal-free ingredient.
Read More »

Princeton Physicists Solve Oreo Cream Mystery

Scientists accurately predict which side of the cookie, when twisted, will have more cream.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »