From cupcakes and doughnuts to scones and cakes, here are the very best vegan and gluten-free baking recipes we think you'll love.
There are lots of lists of vegan and gluten-free baking recipes on the web these days, but it’s a lot harder to make your favourite bakes if you’re both vegan and gluten-free.
Hoping to make things a little easier, we’ve combed through our favourite blogs and websites to find you a selection of fabulous vegan and gluten-free baking recipes. And we think you’ll love them.
In this round-up, you’ll find a range of delicious vegan and gluten-free baking recipes to try, including:
- Vegan and gluten-free cake recipes
- Vegan and gluten-free doughnut recipes
- Vegan and gluten-free scone recipes
- Vegan and gluten-free cheesecakes
- Vegan and gluten-free cookie recipes
- Vegan and gluten-free cupcake recipes
- Vegan and gluten-free meringue recipes
Vegan and Gluten-Free Cake Recipes
With swirls of vanilla and chocolate cake, this vegan and gluten-free marble cake is the best of both worlds.
This scrumptious gluten-free red velvet cake is filled with a fruity strawberry cream filling and gets its rich red colour from beetroots so there’s no unnatural dyes to worry about here.
Olive oil gives this cake a wonderfully moist texture while uplifting Mediterranean flavours of citrus help bring some sunshine to your table all year round.
You can’t beat a slice of lemon drizzle cake and a cup of tea! It’s a classic cake that everyone loves thanks to its sweet and zesty flavour. This gluten-free and vegan version has a beautifully moist crumb and a crisp sugar coating that will have you reaching for a second slice.
Forest fruits and dark chocolate come together in a happy marriage of flavours with this divinely dark and decadently delicious vegan and gluten-free black forest cake.
Perfect for a sweet treat when you need a pick-me-up, these lovely lemon ripples bars are made with luscious lemon curd.
You’d never know this divinely fudgey vegan chocolate is also entirely gluten-free. It’s coated in a rich chocolate ganache and filled with chocolate icing so is the perfect recipe for when only a slice of chocolate cake will do.
This show-stopping vegan Easter cake will have you hopping for joy! With layers of delicious chocolate cake to sink your teeth into, it will soon become a family favourite.
Vegan and Gluten-Free Doughnut Recipes
This spectacular recipe combines two of our most favourite desserts – banana bread and doughnuts!
Despite their decadent appearance, these gluten-free chocolate fudge doughnuts are made with natural ingredients and are refined sugar-free.
These mini doughnuts are lightly spiced and filled with pumpkin. They are soft, with a tender crumb, and taste just as good baked as they would if they were fried.
Crispy on the outside, soft and light on the inside and showered with cinnamon and sugar – sometimes the simplest things are the most pleasurable!
15. Galaxy Doughnuts
These strikingly beautiful doughnuts are quite simply out of this world!
Vegan and Gluten-Free Scone Recipes
You hardly ever see these fragrant treats in bakeries. But if you’ve never had one, you’re definitely missing out. The perfect addition to any afternoon tea, they satisfy all of your senses and make for a real treat.
15. Blueberry Scones
These scones are made without any refined sugar or dairy. They’re a guilt-free treat that immediately improves brunch and/or afternoon tea. Few people will say no to one of these!
Host your very own vegan afternoon tea complete with light and fluffy scones slathered in a rich and indulgent dairy-free cream. Heaven!
These render scones with a zesty lemon glaze make for a simple, slightly sweet morning treat.
Vegan and Gluten-Free Cheesecakes
This fresh and fruity no-bake vegan blueberry cheesecake is lusciously smooth and creamy, with a deliciously nutty base.
A raw, vegan triple chocolate orange ‘cheesecake’, featuring a brownie base, two, creamy layers of chocolate and orange cheesecake, topped with carob fudge sauce.
This clever cheesecake recipe uses rice cakes to create a crisp yet chewy base that’s entirely gluten-free. But the filling is the real star of the show as the combination of poached pears and cardamon make it so elegant and warming.
Salted caramel is a favourite for a reason! It’s a perfect flavour for the colder months and complements a vegan cheesecake astoundingly well.
Vegan and Gluten-Free Cookies & Biscuits Recipes
These tempting vegan biscotti are the perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee. We’ve studded them with chunky toasted almonds and a dash of sea salt to elevate them to the next level.
These super simple gluten-free cookies are made with just five easy-to-find ingredients and couldn’t be easier to make.
What’s better than a cookie? Two cookies with an ice cream centre! These gluten-free ice cream sandwiches are sweet, nutty and the perfect vessel for transporting ice cream straight to your mouth!
We can’t think of anything more delicious than shortbread topped with salted almond butter caramel and a generous layer of chocolate hazelnut spread. This is a super scrumptious recipe that will show any gluten-free doubters the light!
Vegan and Gluten-Free Cupcake Recipes
These delightful banana cupcakes have a hidden creamy centre just waiting to surprise you as you bite into their fluffy exterior. They’re a fusion of banana bread, banana cream pie and cupcakes all rolled into one and a great way to use up any ripe bananas.
These boozy cupcakes are one for grown-ups as they have a generous glug of white rum. Flavoured with lime and mint, they have all the flavours of the classic cocktail with no gluten or dairy.
Bite into these sweet and salty cupcakes and you’ll discover a soft centre oozing with caramel. Top them off with a sugar to give them a bit of added crunch and you’ll have yourself a vegan and gluten-free cupcake that’s sure to impress.
With their delicate hints of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, these vegan pumpkin muffins have all the best flavours of autumn wrapped up in a muffin.
These Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes are incredibly delicious, perfectly spiced and topped off with homemade cream cheese frosting.
Vegan Meringue Recipes
32. Eton Mess
Eton mess is a quintessentially English dessert that encapsulates the taste of summer in one super simple dessert.
Consisting of meringue, vegan whipped cream and summer fruits, this fresh and fruity dessert is perfect for when the sun is shining.
And to prove how fantastic aquafaba is, here’s another delicious recipe that uses it. Lemon meringue pie is a great dessert and a definite crowd-pleaser.
Are you still feeling hungry? Try these vegan curry recipes.