Vegan Cake Recipes

Looking for the best vegan cake recipes? On this page you can find all your favorite vegan cakes made without eggs, milk, or butter. These easy vegan cake recipes are made from simple ingredients you already have at home!

Usually cakes must be made with animal-derived ingredients such as eggs, milk, buttermilk, cream, butter, cream cheese – the list goes on.

But making cakes vegan is actually not hard. You’ll be surprised how delicious the flavor of a vegan cake is when it doesn’t have the “funky” aftertaste of milks and eggs!

The Best Vegan Cake Recipes

I’ve been baking cakes for a long time, so when I decided to go vegan I knew I’d need to come up with some ways to make cake vegan at home.

Here are my favorite vegan cakes recipes.

Vegan Cake Recipes – Chocolate

My vegan chocolate cake recipe is tantalizingly dark, with a fluffy cocoa frosting. It’s the best vegan chocolate cake recipe you’ll ever find, I promise!

Vegan Cake Recipes – Vanilla

A white vegan vanilla cake slice with white frosting and strawberry.

This vegan vanilla cake recipe is light and fluffy, not dense and chewy like many vegan cake recipes you’ll find online turn out! It’s so soft, almost like a vegan angel food cake.

Vegan Cake Recipes – Banana

I often make this vegan banana bread recipe out of over-ripe bananas that no one got around to eating. It’s adapted from the traditional prize-winning banana bread my mother made growing up!

Vegan Cake Recipes – Red Velvet

Finding a good vegan red velvet cake recipe isn’t easy when you wish to avoid artificial food colorings. For this one I use raw beet and raspberry to make a bright red color.

Vegan Carrot Cake Recipes

Vegan Carrot Cake Recipe

My vegan carrot cake recipe is probably one of my top five favorite recipes here on It’s got just the right flavor profile, combining carrots, spices, rich cream cheese frosting and nuts, to make one perfect cake.

Vegan Icebox Cake Recipes

Icebox Cake Recipe

I make this vegan icebox cake recipe every year for the 4th of July. It’s really easy to put together and fun to get the kids involved adding layers of vegan whipped cream, berries, and graham crackers!

More Vegan Cake Recipes!

Want more vegan cake recipes?

Check out my Pinterest board or write a request to veganize a cake recipe in the comments below. I’d love to help you convert your favorite cakes to be vegan! This page was last updated September 2020.