13 vegan cakes
Despite lacking the eggs and dairy, our vegan cake recipes don't compromise on texture and taste - try vegan versions of banana bread, cupcakes and more
Looking for the ultimate vegan chocolate cake? Want a classic carrot cake without eggs or dairy? Try our epic vegan cake recipes from expert Richard Makin (aka School Night Vegan) and our in-house cookery team. Next, try our vegan baking recipes, vegan desserts, vegan snacks and vegan comfort food recipes, then try our favourite vanilla recipes.
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Best vegan cake recipes
This fun vegan chocolate cake is made without any dairy or eggs but you'd never guess. It makes for a stunning birthday centrepiece that everyone can share.
This classic frosted carrot cake is made with a surprising (vegan) ingredient that guarantees a moist sponge every time.
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Use olive oil in place of butter and chia seeds instead of eggs in this beautiful grown-up take on a classic lemon cake. It makes for a much lighter (and totally vegan) bake.
Make this quick and easy vanilla cheesecake to share with friends and family – they'll never know it's vegan.
Decent espresso powder is the key to this luxurious vegan chocolate sponge, sandwiched together with indulgent (and butter-free) chocolate buttercream.
Make a smooth and creamy vegan cheesecake using a simple, shop-bought ingredient – silken tofu. Choose a good quality dark chocolate for the filling and use Oreos (yes, they're vegan!) for the base.
A delicate, zingy vegan lemon cake made without eggs, milk or butter! The key to that lemony tang is a decent lemon extract (we use Nielsen-Massey).
Use up left over bananas in our moist vegan loaf with tea-infused dried fruit and malt extract. Malt adds an extra nutty caramel taste to this moreish tea time treat.
Bake a batch of our decadent vegan chocolate brownies for an indulgent treat. Our unique recipe is super chocolaty so vegan and non-vegan friends and family will all love it! For our classic brownies and some fun twists, click here...
This recipe is super moreish and easy to make, it goes perfectly with your morning tea. We have more fab banana bakes to try here...
Bake a batch of dairy-free cupcakes and top with a swirl of rich chocolate frosting for an afternoon vegan treat.
Oat milk, tahini and super-ripe bananas keep this egg-free, dairy-free banana bread moist and moreish.
Everyone will enjoy a slice of this Christmas cake, which can be baked and matured up to eight weeks before Christmas. Feed the cake weekly with your choice of brandy, rum or whisky for extra moisture and a warming flavour.