Easy vegan bakes

From traybakes to cookies, loaves to layer cakes, and all the brownie variations you could ever need, these laid-back vegan bakes take the animal products and the stress out of plant-based baking.

vegan carrot cake

Carrot Cake from Vegan Cakes and Other Bakes by Jérôme Eckmeier & Daniela Lais

This Carrot Cake combines this classic root vegetable with sweet, vegan white chocolate, cream cheese and pistachios. From Vegan Cakes and Other Bakes, it's moist, indulgent and so delicious. 

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Luscious Vegan Gingerbread from  Cook, Eat, Repeat by Nigella Lawson

"I am preposterously proud of this squidgy gingerbread, and I don’t mind who knows it", says Nigella of this triumph of vegan baking. Boasting all you could want from a gingerbread but with no butter or eggs in sight, this spicy, sticky, fragrant bake is one to make all winter long.

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Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Just when you thought brownies couldn't get any more tempting, along comes this super simple recipe from One Pot Vegan, finished with a swirl of peanut butter and dark chocolate. 

Get your copy of One Pot Vegan here.

easy vegan bakes Boozy Caribbean Pear Cake from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Boozy Caribbean Pear Cake from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Fresh pears pair beautifully with vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg – and of course rum – in this treacly Caribbean cake. Pears are baked whole in this cake until softened for a beautiful twist. 

Get your copy of One Pot Vegan here.  

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies from Eat Green by Melissa Hemsley

These gloriously simple cookies can easily be adapted for vegans by swapping the eggs for mashed banana. "The vegan version of these are just as delicious, none of us can decide which we love the most", says Melissa of these lightly nutty, chocolatey gooey bites. 

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easy vegan bakes Victoria Sponge Cake from The Happy Pear Vegan Cooking for Everyone by The Happy Pear

Victoria Sponge Cake from The Happy Pear Vegan Cooking for Everyone by The Happy Pear

This vegan take on an all-time classic bake is made with a coconut and vanilla filling, layered up with raspberry jam and topped with fresh berries. 

Get your copy of The Happy Pear Vegan Cooking for Everyone here.

Vegan Chocolate Fudge Cake from Stork: The Art of Home Baking by Stork

Don't be put off by the showstopping appearance of this chocolate fudge layer cake, it's still as easy as can be but will also make for the perfect bake for a special occasion.

Get your copy of Stork: The Art of Home Baking here.

Dark and Sumptuous Chocolate Cake from Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson

This darkly gleaming vegan chocolate cake from the Domestic Goddess herself, Nigella Lawson, is a true showstopper. It's incredibly easy to make, and Nigella scatters it with dried rose petals and crushed pistachios for a beautifully elegant finish. 

Get your copy of Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food here.

 Salted Miso Brownies from EAST by Meera Sodha

Chia seeds and white miso might not be the most traditional brownie ingredients, but this recipe from Meera Sodha's EAST is a total gamechanger. The miso adds an addictive salted caramel flavour, while the milled chia seeds makes for a perfectly dense and fudgy texture. 

Get your copy of EAST here. 

chocolate snacking cake

Super Chocolatey Snacking Cake from Vegan on the Go by Jérôme Eckmeier & Daniela Lais

This Super Chocolatey Snacking Cake from Vegan On The Go is perfect for an afternoon treat. Filled with chocolate chips and covered in a moreish melted chocolate topping, it's a vegan chocolate lover's dream.

Get your copy of Vegan on the Go here.

vegan peanut butter cups

Raw Vegan Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cups from Modern Baker: A New Way To Bake by Melissa Sharp & Lindsay Stark

These Raw Vegan Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cups from Modern Baker: A New Way To Bake is a classic combination of flavours, made even more irresistible with the addition of sweet, sticky dates.   

Get your copy of Modern Baker: A New Way To Bake here.

vegan banana bread

Vegan Banana Bread from Vegan Cakes and Other Bakes by Jérôme Eckmeier & Daniela Lais

Looking for the perfect Vegan Banana Bread recipe? Look no further. This easy recipe from Vegan Cakes and Other Bakes is totally free of eggs, dairy and any other animal products, and is just as delicious!

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Salted Chocolate Fudge Brownies from Veganeasy by Denise Smart

Nothing beats a brownie recipe that manages to get that perfect gooey middle, and this recipe for Salted Chocolate Fudge Brownies from Veganeasy does just that. Made using only five ingredients, these fudgey vegan brownies are simple to bake and are nothing short of pure bliss. 

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Chewy Molasses Spelt Cookies from Oh She Glows Every Day by Angela Liddon

For the cookie lovers out there, these Chewy Molasses Spelt Cookies from the plant-based bible Oh She Glows Every Day satisfy that sweet craving without overdoing it on the sugar content. 

Order Oh She Glows Every Day here.

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