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VIDEO! quarrygirl presents clara’s cakes! a teenage-run vegan bakery in LA.

you’re probably already familiar with teenage baking sensation clara polito, who owns and operates her own vegan business in los angeles called clara’s cakes…after all we’ve posted two recipe videos with her in the past. clara went vegan at the age of 12, and frustrated with the animal-free dessert options in her area, she decided to learn how to make her own treats. four years later, she’s got her own bakery with a menu that wows all kinds of eaters. in today’s video, we sat down with clara at her home in LA and learned about her most delicious creations and why she went vegan in the first place.

to learn where you can find clara’s cakes in LA, check out her website, twitter feed, and facebook page. i know that right now, you can find her cupcakes at pizzanista which happens to make the best vegan pizza in town. so go get ‘em.

VIDEO: vegan raspberry rice crispy treats with clara’s cakes!

heyo! today’s episode of quarrygirl presents is a recipe video with one of our favorite people, local teenage baking sensation clara polito of clara’s cakes!

people may not realize it, but due to ingredients like butter and gelatin, traditional rice crispy treats aren’t vegan…or even vegetarian! in this video clara shows us how to make cruelty-free raspberry rice crispy treats that taste even better than the original using vegan substitutes like earth balance and dandies

watch and learn, and be sure to hit up clara’s cakes for treats next time you’re in LA.

get vegan donuts this weekend from clara’s cakes!!

this weekend just got a whole lot better because clara’s cakes added donuts to the menu at their sunday atwater village farm pop-up event. it has a valentine’s day theme, so you’ll be able to get heart pocket pies, chocolate caliente cookie sandwiches, red velvet cupcakes, and now…DONUTS! vegan donuts are pretty hard to come by in LA, and clara’s are incredible, so you don’t wanna miss this pop up! 

see you sunday 11am-4pm

atwater village farm, 3224 glendale blvd 


quarrygirl presents: a vegan holiday recipe from clara’s cakes!

it’s week two of our new vegan video series and in this special holiday episode, clara polito of clara’s cakes schools us on how to make vegan mexican wedding cookies!

we orignially created this video for urban outfitters, but we thought it would make for a lovely christmas eve post. the recipe is super simple and quick to make, and requires few ingredients…perfect for a last minute dessert solution! enjoy! and be sure to check out clara’s cakes for all your vegan treats desires.

special thanks to the band bleached for letting us use their song “no friend of mine”!

quarrygirl cupcakes are on sale this week from clara’s cakes! eeeep, this is such exciting news! my favorite bakery—-which happens to be all vegan and teenage owned!—-has named my favorite cupcake after me, and they’re on special offer! i’m talking about TIRAMISU CUPCAKES: magnifico vanilla base with espresso filling and cream cheese, topped with delicato cream cheese frosting and cocoa powder with a single chocolate chip. aka: probably the best vegan cupcakes you’ll ever eat. don’t miss this chance!

all you need to do is order some delectable tiramisu cupcakes by monday april 16th, and you’ll get 10% off! hit up clara via email or through her awesome new website to order.

and of course, follow clara’s cakes on twitter and facebook!

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