Carrot cake cut into squares with icing drizzle

Dairy-free cake recipes

If you're lactose intolerant then you'll love our bakes without butter, cream or milk. Try vegan chocolate cake or our popular yummy scrummy carrot cake.

1,127 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This dairy-free dessert is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and is even freezer-friendly

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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53 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Treat friends and family to a Victoria sponge cake made with vegan ingredients. This easy recipe is perfect for afternoon tea, or a coffee morning

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This divine, squidgy chocolate cake is dairy and wheat-free, so vegans can dig in!

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Vegan
Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Give free-from baking a go with this easy vegan sandwich cake – an indulgent carrot cake with coconut and cashew icing that everyone will want another slice of

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This traditional cake has been jazzed up with lots of ginger - you'd never know it's gluten-free and dairy-free. Perfect for weddings and Christmas

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
97 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent, fudgy vegan bake is topped with a rich frosting – you'd never guess that it's free from dairy, eggs, wheat and nuts

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
17 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Employ some clever tricks to achieve a dairy-free bake. Egg-free mayonnaise, almond milk and margarine are the secrets to these vegan cupcakes

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You'd never guess that this spectacular dessert is dairy-free, decorated with a zesty ganache using orange juice instead of cream

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Make our easy vegan chocolate sponge for a special occasion using dairy substitutes. It's finished with luscious 'buttercream' and seasonal fruits

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Bake a simple vegan mug cake in the microwave – you can have it ready in under 10 minutes to satisfy a craving. Serve with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream

7 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use clever replacements in this dairy-free fruit pudding with soya custard. Serve as a cake or warm for pudding

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegan
12 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Nutritious beetroot adds sweetness and juiciness to this healthier squidgy chocolate traybake. Swap butter for rapeseed oil to lower the saturated fat too

1 hr
Easy
30 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

Make vegan cupcakes with buttercream topping using dairy-free and egg-free ingredients. They make the perfect treat for afternoon tea or a mid-morning snack

50 mins
Easy
Vegan
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for health-conscious people who still like a Christmas treat, this is dairy-free and full of fruit and nuts

2 hrs
More effort
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This dairy-free and sugar-free carrot cake uses natural xylitol to sweeten it and is very simple to make

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
52 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Deeply rich and decadent, this dairy and egg-free chocolate bake makes an indulgent vegan treat

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
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