20 indulgent vegan Easter ideas for perfect celebrations

Discover a delicious array of dairy-free sweet treats to tempt you in our round-up of the most indulgent and egg-citing vegan Easter recipes.

There’s plenty of sweet treats to tempt you in our round-up of the most indulgent vegan Easter recipes. With a longer weekend to enjoy, you have plenty of time to get stuck into some egg-citing egg-free and diary-free bakes.

From vegan chocolate eggs filled with caramel to hot cross buns and showstopping cakes, these vegan Easter recipes will have you hopping for joy!

1. No-Bake Triple Layer Vegan Easter Cheesecake

This epic cheesecake is one of the most indulgent vegan Easter recipes ever! Featuring a nutty base topped with two layers of silky smooth vegan cheesecake and a thick layer of dark chocolate, this decadently rich vegan Easter cheesecake is a chocolate lover’s dream!

2. Maple and Cinnamon Hot Cross Buns

 This vegan hot cross bun recipe is sweetened with maple syrup and delicately spiced with cinnamon. This classic Easter treat is a must-bake this spring.

3. Death by Chocolate Fudge Easter Cake

This seriously chocolatey cake means business! This rich vegan chocolate fudge cake is smothered in a silky chocolate ganache frosting and topped with a crunchy ‘nest’ filled with marzipan eggs for a decadent Easter dessert.

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4. Chocolate Caramel Easter Eggs

These chocolate caramel eggs are a delicious and healthier Easter treat, and they’re so simple to make leaving you more time to plan your vegan Easter egg hunt!

5. Vegan Easter Lemon Sponge Cake

This Easter Lemon Cake is made up of a light vegan lemon sponge, frosted with lemon buttercream and topped with colourful egg decorations. A real showpiece for your Easter table!

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6. Vegan Hot Cross Buns with Dark Chocolate & Sour Cherries

Hot Cross Buns, vegan, and better than you remember them – with melty pockets of dark chocolate and tart dried cherries dotted generously throughout a fluffy spiced dough.

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7. Fruity Vegan Egg Baskets

These fruity little baskets might look like they contain eggs, but they use apricots instead, with delicious results!

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8. Chocolate Easter Egg Nests

These vegan Easter egg nests are a slightly healthier twist on the classic and are raw, vegan and gluten-free. The mini eggs are made from raw marzipan instead of chocolate, and you can let your imagination run wild with the colours you choose to use.

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9. Vegan Creme Eggs

A copycat version of that oh so popular Easter treat from Cadbury minus the animal ingredients. Rich, sweet, fondant filling encased in rich chocolate makes these Vegan Creme Eggs irresistible!

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10. Carrot Cake Doughnuts 

These vegan carrot cake doughnuts would make a delicious and light dessert or even a sweet treat for brunch. The icing is practically guilt-free since it’s made with only a few ingredients and a base of cashew cream.

11. Vegan Easter Egg Filled with Caramel & Chocolate Mousse

This is the chocolate egg to end all other chocolate eggs. A giant, raw salted chocolate egg, filled with the smoothest salted date caramel. Not to mention the silkiest chocolate and coconut mousse you can imagine!

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12. Vegan Carrot Cake

A deliciously moist vegan carrot cake is essential for your Easter celebrations. As an added bonus, this one even comes complete with delicious marzipan carrot decorations!

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13. Hot Cross Cinnamon Rolls

Make the most of the long Easter weekend with a brilliant brunch. Nothing says brunch more than cinnamon rolls, and these ones are infused with hot cross bun flavour. Perfect for Easter!


14. Coffee & Chocolate Cookies

These super-cute cookies are so much fun to decorate, but even more fun to eat!

15. Easter Simnel Cake

This traditional cake is a mixture between a teabread and a cake. The addition of rich almond paste gives it a bit of a luxurious oomph. So don’t expect a sponge!

16. Easter Lemon Cupcakes

These are the fluffiest lemon cupcakes you’ll ever try. They’re topped with a zesty lemon buttercream and vegan-friendly jelly beans as a sweet alternative to mini eggs.

17. Chocolate Chip Easter Bun Brownies

If you have leftover chocolate from Easter then this is the perfect recipe to use it in!

18. Chubby Easter Bunny Cookies

These sweet treats really are almost too cute to eat!

19. Lemon Chocolate Easter Cake

Decorate this zesty, rich chocolate cake with edible spring flowers for a naturally beautiful Easter cake.

20. Vegan Easter Cookies with Naturally Coloured Icing

These cute and delicious vegan Easter cookies are great to make with your kids, and as an added bonus they’re coloured using all-natural ingredients.

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