The BBC Good Food logo
Blueberry & coconut cake

Dairy-free cake recipes

20 Recipes
Magazine subscription – your first 5 issues for only £5!

Whether you're lactose- or dairy-intolerant, you'll love our bakes made without butter, cream or milk – try vegan chocolate cake or our popular carrot cake.

Advertisement

Showing items 1 to 20 of 20

  • Slices of yummy scrummy carrot cake on brown baking paper

    Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1204 ratings

    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

  • Blueberry & coconut cake

    Blueberry & coconut cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • Vegan Victoria sponge cake on a platter dusted with icing sugar

    Vegan sponge cake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.78 ratings

    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

  • Gluten and dairy-free chocolate-cherry fudge torte with cherry sorbet on the side

    Choc-cherry fudge torte with cherry sorbet

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    This divine, squidgy chocolate cake is dairy and gluten-free, so everyone can enjoy a slice for dessert – even the vegans at your dinner party

  • A vegan lemon cake loaf cut into slices

    Vegan lemon cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.279 ratings

    Try baking a vegan version of lemon cake. Light and zingy, it also works well if you replace the flour and baking powder with gluten-free alternatives

  • Vegan carrot cake

    Vegan carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    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

  • Gingered rich fruit cake

    Gingered rich fruit cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Vegan chocolate and avocado cake on cake stand

    Easy vegan chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.121 ratings

    This indulgent, fudgy vegan cake is topped with a rich frosting – you'd never guess that it's gluten-free and made without dairy, eggs, wheat or nuts

  • Vegan cupcakes with banana & peanut butter

    Vegan cupcakes with banana & peanut butter

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 ratings

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

  • Chocolate, orange & hazelnut cake

    Chocolate, orange & hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Chocolate cake on cake stand with slice taken, topped with cherries

    Vegan chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.50 ratings

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

  • Microwave mug cakes with raspberries on a tea-towel

    Vegan mug cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.33 ratings

    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

  • Vegan rhubarb & custard bake

    Vegan rhubarb & custard bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Better beetroot brownies

    Better beetroot brownies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • A selection of vegan cupcakes

    Vegan cupcakes

    A star rating of 2.3 out of 5.51 ratings

    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

  • Yule slice

    Yule slice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Sugar-free carrot cake

    Sugar-free carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Vegan chocolate, cherry & almond brownies

    Vegan cherry & almond brownies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.63 ratings

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

  • Chocolate cake cut into slices on plate

    Vegan chocolate orange cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Bake our indulgent vegan chocolate orange cake with a smooth chocolate frosting. This sponge is perfect for a special occasion or weekend treat

  • Vegan trifle in a large trifle bowl

    Vegan trifle

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Treat guests to this plant-based trifle, with layers of sponge, compote, custard and dairy-free cream. It's a great dessert for a celebration

See more Dairy-free cake recipes
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content