7 Vegan Baking Recipes To Try

Since a vegan diet only involves plant-based products, one can’t help but wonder if baking is possible at all. How can you bake something without eggs and other dairy products, knowing that these items came from animals? Well, you should know that those ingredients can be replaced so you can still come up with delicious recipes without violating the restriction of this particular diet.

Ready? Here are some vegan baking recipes that you’ll definitely fall in love with:

Chocolate Cake

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Anyone who’ll have a slice of this fudgy vegan bake would never guess that it is actually dairy-free.

Secret ingredients?

Cake: Dairy-free sunflower spread, light muscovado sugar, gluten-free plain flour, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, unsweetened soya milk, cocoa powder, baking soda, and gluten-free baking powder

Frosting: Mashed avocado flesh, dairy-free sunflower spread, dairy-free chocolate, vanilla extract, icing sugar, unsweetened soya milk, cocoa powder, and vegan sprinkles

Cupcakes

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For your morning snack or perhaps afternoon tea, cupcakes are the best. Start by stirring the milk and vinegar. Give a few minutes for the mixture to thicken.

Combine the butter, sugar, vanilla, milk, flour, baking powder, and salt. Fill each cupcake case with the mixture, two-thirds full. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

For the buttercream, combine the butter, vanilla, and icing sugar until creamy. Use food coloring.

Once the cupcakes are cool enough, top with the buttercream.

Lemon Cake

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Who doesn’t love lemon cakes? They are so delicious and fairly easy to make. With vegetable oil, self-raising flour, golden caster sugar, baking powder, lemon zest and juice, you can create the perfect vegan lemon cake.

Carrot Cake

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Ahhh another favorite…carrot cake!

To create this masterpiece, start making the icing first. Mix the coconut cream with hot water and lemon juice. Once smooth, add the cashew butter, icing sugar, and oat milk. Refrigerate.

Next up, make the cake. Combine the oil, sugar, vanilla, milk, flour, baking powder, baking soda, orange zest, and spices. For the finale, add the carrots and nuts. Bake for up to 30 minutes.

Spread the icing and top with nuts as well as cinnamon.

Shortbread

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These goodies are another perfect match for your tea. And trust me, they’d taste really good with nut butter. Olive oil gives them the buttery flavor while cornflour is responsible for their crumbliness.

For this baking recipe, you’d need plain flour, caster sugar, cornflour, vanilla extract, and olive oil.

Scones

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To end up with the most delightful vegan scones, simply replace the dairy with soy milk and vegan vegetable spread. You can serve them with vegan cream or any of your favorite vegan jam.

The ingredients are self-raising flour, salt, baking powder, caster sugar, vegan vegetable spread, and soy milk.

Toffee Pear Pudding

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Sticky toffee pear pudding – a crowdpleaser, indeed. And I bet, your guests will never guess that they really don’t contain eggs or butter unless you tell them.

Prepare the following for this bake: small pears, caster sugar, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, lemon and orange zest, pitted dates, linseeds, unsweetened almond milk, vegetable oil, dark muscovado sugar, self-raising flour, bicarbonate of soda, and ground mixed spice.

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