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Sustainable baking recipes

Kernza Brittany Shortbread Tart Crust

A perennial grain crust you can use for the...

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Vegan French Apple Cake

This recipe is a classic in the French repertoire,...

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Vegan Chocolate Lava Cakes

This vegan chocolate lava cake blows the socks off...

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Cranberry & Spelt Pumpkin Muffins (Plant-Based)

Moist, fluffy, and full of bright flavor, these plant-based...

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My favorite ways to use sourdough discard

I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite recipes...

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One-Bowl Granola

Once you make it a few times at home,...

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Recipes from the podcast

Honey Oat Pan Loaf (Episode 7)

Can we make sandwiches worthy of the moniker "the best thing since sliced bread?" This recipe answers that question – deliciously.

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White Wheat Cake (Episode 6)

Regional mills are making our flour more resilient – and our cakes and bread tastier! Try this recipe for a White Wheat Cake.

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Kernza Bread (Episode 5)

We may need new grains because of climate change – here's a delicious, perennial recipe for our bread future.

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Sourdough Vegan Crazy Cake (Episode 4)

A major contributor to climate change happens right in our kitchen: food waste. But we have a recipe idea to help solve it!

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Vegan Oreo Cruffins (Episode 3)

Do we need to bake plant-based for the climate? And a recipe from pastry chef Juan Gutierrez for vegan oreo cruffins!

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Vanilla Pastry Cream (Episode 2)

How to enjoy vanilla sustainably and deliciously – including a recipe from Baker Said M'Dahoma.

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Climate Disaster Cake (Episode 1)

What if climate change ushered in a world of permanent cake flops? Do you dare to taste the result?

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Episodes begin Monday, September 27, 2021.

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About Caroline

The Sustainable Baker was created by Caroline Saunders. A graduate of the pastry program at Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Caroline cut her teeth as a climate nerd at Grist Magazine, as well as through her time as a human on this warming planet. She is also the co-author of a book on sustainable steak. You can follow her on Instagram at @cuhraline.