If you're looking for the most mouthwatering, rich, delicious, vegan cake - you've come to the right place. From chocolate cake to ice cream cake to a gorgeous fruit-covered mango creation, I've pulled together all my favorite recipes to bring you the very best vegan cakes on the internet.
As you all know, I have a bit of a sweet tooth.
And I know you all do too, since this vegan chocolate cake is one of the most-shared recipes on the blog! And I think it's the best chocolate vegan cake you'll find anywhere.
So as the professional cake-eater that I am, I've scoured the internet and pulled together all of the absolute best vegan cakes I could find. Every cake here is 100% plant based, so you can feel great about indulging.
Just watch out - you won't be able to stop at one bite of these incredible vegan cakes.
But you can go ahead and indulge - at least one study shows that spending time baking can increase overall happiness. That sounds right to me. 😉
Oh, and before you get started - make sure you've grabbed a copy of my free vegan baking cheat sheet. It's packed with easy substitutions so you can vegan-ize just about any recipe you find online.
My Picks - The Best Vegan Cakes
A roundup of the best ever classic cake faves (vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, dairy-free cheesecakes) but with a vegan twist. They’re all so deliciously indulgent and packed full of healthy plant-based ingredients, you're sure to love these satisfying desserts.
Rich, delicious and most importantly, super easy to make, this vegan chocolate cake is a long time reader favorite. In fact, it's been shared 6.700 times! (Thanks you guys.)
This vegan carrot cake is my latest plant-based cake creation - and I'm in love with it. It's rich, flavorful, and topped with a decadent maple cream cheese frosting. And it's gluten-free too!
This coffee cake is moist, fluffy, and laced with a delicious cinnamon streusel. It makes a delightful dessert or a totally indulgent vegan breakfast!
This vegan birthday cake is simple and delicious, and topped with an insanely good vegan buttercream frosting. Topped with sprinkles, it's a festive dessert for any party!
This vegan red velvet cake is extra chocolatey, moist, rich, and topped with a delicious dairy-free buttercream frosting. No one would ever know that it's entirely vegan!
You won't believe how easy it is to throw together this delicious vegan cheesecake.It's so creamy and delicious, no one would ever guess it’s entirely plant based! Top it with fresh berries and dairy-free whipped cream for an incredible dessert.
This vegan lemon cake is zesty, sweet, and bursting with fresh summer flavors. Top it with strawberries, blueberries, or candied lemon for a beautiful (and delicious) cake.
This vegan vanilla cake is my favorite "base cake". Fluffy, moist cake is covered in a creamy dairy-free buttercream frosting. It's a simple and delicious cake that is easy to dress up with decorations for any holiday or special occasion.
This simple vegan pound cake is the plant-based version of the traditional pound cake that we all grew up loving. It's simple to make with just a few ingredients, and hits the spot every time.
This vegan chocolate cake is moist, chocolatey, and deliciously sweet. And thanks to the wonders of quinoa - it's both gluten free and vegan too!
Vegan Snickers Cheesecake
This caramel cheesecake Snickers cake has all the good things a Snickers bar has: caramel, peanuts and chocolate. It's vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free. But full of deliciousness.
Double Chocolate Vegan Beetroot Cake
This noteworthy double chocolate beetroot cake is out of this world. Beets are naturally sweet and surprisingly, they pair really well with chocolate. This is a delicious way to sneak a whole bunch of nutrition into an indulgent dessert.
Vegan Chocolate Peekaboo Pear Cake
Pears and chocolate are a perfect match! The sweet, juicy pears combine with the rich dark chocolate, and make this vegan cake irresistible.
Vegan Chai Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake
I'm a sucked for Chai Spice anything. So this vegan cake has my name all over it. It's a pumpkin layer cake packed with chai spices and a thin layer of pumpkin cashew filling. All topped off with creamy dairy-free cinnamon buttercream frosting. Heaven!
Strawberry Lemonade Vegan Ice Cream Cake
I love frozen desserts - especially in the hot Florida summers. This vegan ice cream cake is layered with strawberry-lemonade flavors, and perfect for a summertime treat.
Vegan Red Velvet Bundt Cake with Sticky Marshmallow Icing
Who doesn't love red velvet cake? This one is topped with a "marshmallow" cloud icing, made with aquafaba instead of egg whites to keep it vegan-friendly. You know I love aquafaba - it's the secret ingredient in my own vegan puff pastry.
Earl Grey Vegan Cake with Lemon Frosting
This simple vegan cake has a subtle Earl Grey fragrance & fa buttery lemon frosting. I've been meaning to vegan-ize my own Blueberry Earl Grey cake for a while, but I will just have to eat this one in the meantime!
Orange and Rose Polenta Cake (vegan)
Ah - polenta! One of my favorite Italian treats. I've been making polenta bites for as long as I can remember, but never thought to make a cake from it. I'm loving this orange and rose polenta cake. Yum!
Olive Oil, Cardamom and Blood Orange Polenta Cake
Did you know olive oil is a fantastic ingredient for baking. It keeps everything super moist and is actually my secret ingredient in these brownies. It's also amazing in this vegan cake - an upside down olive oil, cardamom and blood orange polenta cake. Tastes delicious - and it's gorgeous too!
Vegan Caramel Cheesecake
Cheesecake! Yes, please. This Vegan Caramel Cheesecake is drizzled with the most amazing salted caramel sauce. The cheesecake layer is made from cashews that have soaked overnight, making it unbelievably creamy and completely decadent.
Raw Coconut Macadamia Mango Cheesecake (dairy-free, gluten-free)
This raw vegan cake is so unique and completely delicious. It's a mango cheesecake with a coconut center, macadamia crust and mango topping. And it's completely vegan and gluten-free.
Vegan Lemon Drizzle Cake
This vegan cake is loaded with zingy lemon flavor and drizzled with a delicious lemon icing. If you really want to impress your guests, don't skip the sugar paper flowers on top!
Easy Vegan Ginger Cake
This one step vegan cake is packed with intense ginger flavor - one of my favorite flavors in the world! And it's an easy one-bowl recipe too.
Strawberry Elderflower Vegan Scone Cake
I love scones but they can be a lot of trouble, so I really love this giant scone-inspired vegan cake. So much easier to make, and delicious too.
Sfoof Turmeric Cake
This unique vegan cake is inspired by traditional Middle Eastern turmeric cake. It's crazy delicious, and it's a simple one-bowl recipe, which I always love.
Orange Almond Vegan Cake
This perfectly moist Orange Almond Cake is tasty, refreshing, and topped with an indulgent dairy-free cream cheese frosting. I dare you not to eat seconds!
Vegan Tropical Celebration Cake
This might be the prettiest vegan cake I've ever seen. It's filled with a vegan mango curd, passion fruit frosting and topped with a gorgeous mango ‘rose’. It's almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Ok, I'll eat it.
Vegan Raspberry Cream Cake
This adorable layer cake is bursting with raspberry cream, and topped off with fresh berries. You'll never believe it's 100% vegan.
Easy Vegan Lemon Tart
It's hard to beat a classic lemon tart. This vegan version doesn't disappoint. It's tangy, delicious, and totally gorgeous too.
Vegan Mango Semolina Cake
This mango semolina cake is moist, aromatic, and loaded with mango flavor. Plus, it's completely vegan and super easy to prepare! a
Molten Chocolate Mug Cake (Vegan)
Have you made a mug cake yet? If not, you need to jump on this bandwagon. It's all the amazing things about cake - but without any of the hassle. This Vegan Molten Chocolate mug cake is ready in just 2 minutes. Amazing.
Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake
This blueberry cheesecake is everything you want in a creamy cheesecake, without the dairy. The sweet, lightly crunchy base is made of blended dates and almonds, and the blueberry-vanilla filling is irresistible.
There you have it. If you didn't find a cake that you love in that list - well, I don't know what's wrong with your sweet tooth.
Looking for more vegan baking inspiration? Check out my favorite vegan cookie recipes, or my collection of the best vegan baking cookbooks.
If you think I've missed a cake that's worthy of this list, make sure you comment below and tell me what you think is the best vegan cake on the internet!
And if you haven't already grabbed it, be sure to snag a copy of this cheat sheet for all my favorite vegan baking substitutions. Keep this in your kitchen, and you can make just about anything vegan.
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