What are your favorite vegan bakeries or, in the alternative, vegan baked good at nonvegan store?
I recently had some disappointing cupcake tops, donuts and cookies at Babycakes NYC (LA downtown store). I paid $19.50 for a small box of like 6 tiny things. The texture of the cupcake tops was so dense and heavy and not in a good way and the crumb is very rough on these things. The funny thing is that when I cook from the Babycakes cookbook, my chocolate cupcakes always turn out moist and fudgy. The lemon coconut had a decent frosting, but the problem is that it all has to be refrigerated for the frosting to be a nice thick texture and not strangely bouncy in texture, but when the frosting is cold, so is the cake and the cake part is just horrible when cold. I liked the chocolate frosted doughnut, but I finally realized that what I really liked about it was the thick chocolate frosting.
TELL ME WHERE TO GO SO I MIGHT AVOID THIS DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE FUTURE. I am looking for anywhere in the world, really. It will be my excuse to travel. I am not looking for desserts that are "good for being vegan". I want desserts that are just plain good to eat. Thank you in advance.