Is puff pastry vegan? Well, the answer is usually a big no. Puff pastries are usually made with butter and sometimes eggs. They also might be stuffed with cheese and other non-vegan ingredients. But there’s good news!
There are a few vegan puff pastry brands on the market that are made with non-dairy alternatives. Granted, they aren’t the healthiest products on there with oils and trans-fats, but the definition of veganism has to do with ethics first, not health. Let’s get to the list…
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This seems to be what the general consensus has agreed to use for puff pastry sheets.
They are in most grocery stores, so you don’t have to search far and wide for them.
And They get the job done well every time. It’s a trusted brand,
Pepperidge Farm makes plenty of breads and pastries, not all of them vegan of course, but the gist is they know what they’re doing. They’re also available in most places so you can pick these up when you go shopping.
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It does have a lengthy ingredient list, but it’s a dough that’s not taking the easy street by using butter, eggs, and milk, so it can be forgiven.
The only major downside is the hydrogenated oil and high-fructose corn syrup, but don’t worry there are other options on the list.
Not to mention this is all purpose so you can use it for multiple things, not just pastries. It’s nice and flaky and for it to be all-purpose it plays the pastry role well.
Sometimes when you try to do a whole bunch of things, you end up sacrificing quality.
This dough is wheat free, dairy free, soy free, egg free, yeast free, and nut free.
They’ve also specified that all the ingredients are vegetable based. A major plus if you’re concerned about super-trace ingredients.
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You can’t taste, see, or feel the difference.
They have a nice dark golden color, which is a little different than the light golden of most puff pastries but that’s the only difference.
It still has that light and airy feel that goes well with all filling and desserts.
It’s flaky and delicious and a smaller brand that is big on quality. So, you won’t be disappointed if you give it a try.
This has a taste and texture similar to Pepperidge Farm.
It has that buttery, flaky feel without the butter.
You can buy these in a single box and in bulk, but only in stores.
These have more of a savory taste for some reason, so they can do desserts, but they work better with vegan sausage rolls and things like that.
This puff pastry comes in blocks, not like some others that come in sheets.
This makes it great for like puff pastry bowls and boats.
This company makes plenty of pastry type doughs, so they have got a good handle on things.
These are also more savory than sweet, that could be because of the lemon juice they put in their dough. But not everyone wants to make sweet pastries, so this is another good alternative to sweeter doughs.
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