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Vegan baking recipes

20 Recipes

Discover our beautiful vegan baking recipes for dessert or a teatime treat. You'll never guess these cakes, scones and biscuits are free from dairy and eggs.

Easy vegan chocolate cake

4.32836

(67 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Vegan cupcakes

4.25

(4 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
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Vegan lemon cake

4.189655

(116 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
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan carrot cake

4.5

(22 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...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan shortbread

0

(0 ratings)

Make our vegan shortbread with olive oil for a buttery flavour and cornflour to get the crumbliness of traditional versions. They taste great with nut butter
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan sponge cake

4.076925

(26 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
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky toffee pear pudding

4.76923

(13 ratings)

A lighter version of sticky toffee pudding, rich with dates and spices, and the juicy texture of poached pears, this vegan dessert is sure to please a crowd
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegan mug cake

4.4

(10 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...
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

‘Cheesy’ vegan scones

4

(5 ratings)

Try these dairy-free vegan scones that use nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavour, pepped up by mustard and smoked paprika. Serve with vegan onion chutney
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chocolate cake

3.923075

(13 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chocolate chip cookies

4

(15 ratings)

Try our best ever vegan chocolate chip cookies. Non-vegans will be hard pressed to notice the difference between these and their favourite choc chip biscuits
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan gingerbread people

3.714285

(7 ratings)

Switch the butter for coconut oil, eggs for chia and use chickpea water in royal icing to make these easy, totally vegan Christmas gingerbread biscuits
  • 42 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan rhubarb & custard bake

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Use clever replacements in this dairy-free fruit pudding with soya custard. Serve as a cake or warm for pudding
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Vegan banana & walnut bread

4.82353

(17 ratings)

We love a slice of banana bread with crunchy walnuts and sweet dates, warm from the oven. This vegan version is great for breakfast or with an afternoon cuppa
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan brownies

4.31579

(19 ratings)

Try these soft, squidgy brownies, without the dairy or eggs. They're perfect for vegans and people following a dairy-free diet and taste utterly divine...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Vegan cherry & almond brownies

4.65909

(44 ratings)

Deeply rich and decadent, this dairy- and egg-free chocolate bake makes an indulgent vegan treat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan mince pies

4.8

(5 ratings)

Bake vegan mince pies for a Christmas party, with a cherry and hazelnut filling that everyone will love. We have a great tip for making flaky pastry as well
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Vegan Christmas cake

3.857145

(7 ratings)

Substitute eggs for chia seeds in this vegan take on a traditional Christmas cake. The coconut oil adds a great background flavour and keeps the cake moist
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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