Vegan mince pies piled on a serving plate

Vegan Christmas baking recipes

18 Recipes

Try your hand at Christmas classics, delicious cakes and decadent bakes – all with a vegan twist. Make festive vegan mince pies and gingerbread or opt for year-round favourites like vegan lemon cheesecake.

Vegan mince pies

4.166665

(6 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 gingerbread people

3.8

(10 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 tiffin

4.357145

(14 ratings)

Make our vegan tiffin squares as a festive treat, packed with Christmas ingredients like ginger nuts, dried cranberries and pistachios. They're great for a party...
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan Christmas cake

4.18182

(11 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

Vegan Christmas pudding

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Make this vegan Christmas pudding as part of a festive feast, packed with dried figs, raisins, sultanas and a tot of rum. Serve warm with vegan ice cream
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan carrot cake

4.347825

(23 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 banana & walnut bread

4.857145

(21 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 sponge cake

4.034485

(29 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

Chocolate & date tart

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Impress your guests with this decadent chocolate and date tart in a shortcrust pastry case. Suitable for vegans, it's sure to go down a treat with everyone...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chocolate chip cookies

4.157895

(19 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

‘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 lemon cheesecake

3.666665

(9 ratings)

An easy no-cook cheesecake that's dairy-free and gluten-free with just a little agave syrup to sweeten. A lusciously lemony vegan dessert the family will love...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy vegan chocolate cake

4.366195

(71 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 cherry & almond brownies

4.67347

(49 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 cookies & cream brownies

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Bake indulgent vegan brownies with a crumbled cookie topping. They're easy to make and don't need expensive swaps, just simple storecupboard ingredients...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Poached plums

4.68

(25 ratings)

Cook a comforting autumn dessert using these gently spiced, poached plums. Or make them the star of the show simply served with cream, custard or ice cream
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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