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The best vegan festive bakes

by Francesca Sleet

published on 9 December 2022

If you are planning a more plant-based festive season and are looking for the perfect seasonal bakes, we have you covered with this collection of vegan Christmas baking recipes. From classic gingerbread cookies and moreish mince pies to rich loaf cakes and a showstopping winter wonderland Christmas cake, you will find everything you need right here for baking up a storm this festive season.

Gingerbread Loaf Cake

by Holly Jade

A lightly spiced ginger loaf cake to enjoy with a cup of tea or turn into a dessert with dairy-free custard or ice cream.

From the book

Winter Wonderland Orange and Cinnamon Cake

by Holly Jade

Delightfully festive and equally moreish, this spiced cinnamon cake is a joyous combination of all the flavours we associate with Christmas. An excellent option for a Christmas party, this cake won’t disappoint.

Mince Pies

by Holly Jade

A vegan take on a classic mince pie, this recipe substitutes the traditional butter and eggs with coconut oil to create a light, crisp pastry case.

Gingerbread Cookies

by Holly Jade

Bring the warmth and smell of Christmas into your kitchen with these vegan gingerbread cookies – then have all of the fun decorating them.

Nigella Lawson’s Luscious Vegan Gingerbread

Nigella Lawson’s Luscious Vegan Gingerbread

Sticky, spicy and deeply aromatic, Nigella’s vegan gingerbread is the perfect decadent treat for the festive period.

Boozy Caribbean Pear Cake

Boozy Caribbean Pear Cake

by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Packed with rich, warming spices and infused with a generous amount of dark rum, this Caribbean-inspired pear cake is the vegan after-dinner treat you’ve been looking for this Christmas.


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