Kyotofu: Vegan chocolate brownie (perfect for that upcoming Halloween party!)03 Oct 2010, Posted by Kyotofu in
“Mommy, did you get those yummy vegan brownies from Kyotofu instead of those bags of Reeses peanut butter cups you usually get? Oh happy happy joy joy!” That’s what your kids will say if you score these brownies this Halloween! Really. Ok, maybe not.
Saturday night I stopped by one of my favorite dessert destinations in NYC, Kyotofu. I’ve written about them before and even celebrated my birthday there once. I always stop by for one of their “souffle” cupcakes whenever I am in the theater district.
On Saturday I spotted something new in their bakery case: vegan dark chocolate brownies. Recent experiences with Vegan Divas and Candle Cafe have made me curious about just how many good vegan desserts there are in this city. Only one way to find out!
Kyotofu’s vegan brownie is excellent. It has a very rich dark chocolate flavor and was pretty moist – they’re more cake-like rather than fudge-like. It actually tasted pretty similar to me to their souffle cupcakes – maybe a bit heavier as a brownie should be. It was every bit as good as the (gold standard) Vegan Divas chocolate brownies.
So there you have it, another vegan dessert that can hold it’s own in a tough foodie city (yup that’s right I said it “VEGAN!”.