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 dairy-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. Vegan Easter Cheesecake
2. Vegan Hot Cross Buns
We’ve given these vegan hot cross buns a bit of twist by adding tropical dried fruit mix to give this classic Easter treat extra sweetness and a delicious chewy texture.
3. Vegan Easter Bunny Trifles
Enjoy a very hoppy dessert with these delightfully sweet Easter bunny trifles. They’re comprised of layers of fluffy vegan sponge cake, fresh raspberry jam, vegan whipped cream and topped with white chocolate and marshmallow bunnies.
4. Vegan 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.
5. Vegan Carrot & Almond Cake
With its sweetly spiced flavour and temptingly moist texture, carrot cakes are one of our all-time favourite cakes to bake (and eat!). This vegan carrot cake recipe has ground almonds in the batter to give it an even moister crumb and sweet flavour, and it’s topped off with marzipan carrots and cream cheese frosting.
6. Vegan Pesto Easter Bunny Swirls
Looking for some savoury snacks to munch on this Easter? These super simple bunny swirls are made with ready-made puff pastry swirled with pesto with a dollop of mayonnaise to make the bunny tail.
You only need 4 ingredients to make these delightful bunnies, and we bet you probably already have them at home!
7. Chocolate Tahini Vegan Easter Eggs
Planning an Easter egg hunt? Why not try your hand at making your own vegan Easter eggs as a fun springtime activity? This recipe uses tahini to make rich and nutty chocolate eggs that are far healthier than the store-bought versions, but way more delicious.
8. Reduced Sugar Simnel Swirl Cake
While this cake may be free from refined sugar, you wouldn’t be able to tell as it is every bit as delicious as the classic cake. Figs, bananas, apricots and goji berries ensure it’s packed with sweetness and flavour while the sugar-free marzipan is the icing on the cake.
9. Triple Layer Vegan Easter Chocolate Cake
Looking for a project to keep you busy over the bank holiday weekend this Easter? This showstopping vegan chocolate cake is the perfect centrepiece for your dinner table and is made with natural plant-based ingredients so it’s healthier than it looks.
10. Easter Nest Mini Cheesecakes
These individually-sized Easter nest cheesecakes have a a crunchy biscuit-like base and are topped with a creamy cheese filling made from cashews and vegan yoghurt to give them a creamy texture and tangy flavour.
The ‘nests’ on top are made from toasted coconut and finished off with a chocolate egg for maximum indulgence.
11. Vegan Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns
If you’re looking to break from tradition this Easter, this chocolatey twist on the classic hot cross bun recipe is a must-make. They’re absolutely irresistible served warm from the oven with their tempting blend of chocolate and zesty orange flavours.
12. Chocolate Cornflake Crisp with Marzipan Eggs
Cornflake crisp bars were one of our favourite childhood recipes to make, and they’re so easy to make vegan. We’ve topped this tasty vegan snack with marzipan eggs and a drizzle of pink icing to give them a vibrant pop of colour.
13. Vegan Double Chocolate Fig Loaf Cake
This super chocolatey chocolate fig cake features vegan chocolate cake topped with the fluffiest of vegan buttercreams, finished off with a sprinkling of dairy-free chocolate eggs to make it even more enticing.
14. 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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15. 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.
16. 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!
17. 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.
18. 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!
19. Chocolate Chip Easter Bun Brownies
If you have leftover chocolate from Easter then this is the perfect recipe to use it in!
20. Chubby Easter Bunny Cookies
These sweet treats really are almost too cute to eat!
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