Vegan mince pies piled on a serving plate

Vegan Christmas baking 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.

6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
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14 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegan
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
34 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegan
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
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
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31 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
12 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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 that the family will love

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
97 ratings 4.2 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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our vegan version of gingerbread for Christmas, or as an anytime treat. Shape into gingerbread people and get the kids to help decorate them with icing

32 mins
Easy
Vegan
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
51 ratings 4.6 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
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
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Gluten-free
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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