VegNews Daily

Philly’s Vedge Unveils its Apple Stuffing Cronut

Two of Vedge’s pastry chefs have created a vegan Cronut made with cinnamon sugar and pomegranate glaze.

Philadelphia’s award-winning vegan restaurant Vedge is offering a plant-based rendition of the Cronut, a hybrid confection that combines a croissant and a doughnut. According to Zagat, Vedge pastry chef Allison Ford was first inspired to create her own Cronut after seeing one posted online by a vegan blogger. One of the largest challenges was making the flaky croissant texture, but after a week of recipe testing with Vedge co-owner Kate Jacoby, the two pastry professionals arrived at a successful recipe. “We enjoyed the vegan fritter more than any other of the Cronut copycats we tried around Philly (and we tried quite a few),” wrote Zagat. The Vedge version, which is made with a pomegranate glaze, apple-pie stuffing, and cinnamon sugar, was first unveiled on September 19, but it will be a regular menu item starting on October 1.

Scottish Politicians Back Nationwide Vegan Challenge

Members of Parliaments across political parties are supporting a motion that links climate change to animal agriculture and encourages Scots to adopt a plant-based diet.
Read More »

Kansas Residents Block Plans for Tyson Factory Farm

Tyson puts its $320 million chicken factory farm proposal on hold after thousands of locals protest.
Read More »

New Line of Vegan Pea Protein Milk Hits Shelves

North America's largest producer of baby carrots adds a new line of calcium-rich vegan milk.
Read More »

Vegan Cannabis Popsicles to Launch in Winter

CBD oil-infused, coconut milk-based pops in three flavors will be available nationwide in December.
Read More »

UK Grocery Chain Expands Vegan Cheese Line

Sainsbury's adds a new vegan blue cheese to its existing line after the supermarket chain experienced overwhelming demand for dairy-free cheeses.
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 »