The summer season is an excellent time to try a raw, vegan diet, or just to add some more raw dishes to your meals. Who needs to turn on the oven to bake a cake in the hot, summer heat when you can make a scrumptious cake without heating up the whole house? Check out these 10 no-bake, raw vegan cakes that are perfect for summer:

1. Raw Mandarin Cake With Lemon Cream10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

You may have never thought to use turmeric for a dessert, but the spice is what gives the cream in this Raw Mandarin Cake a bright, yellow color. The tartness of the lemon and the subtle sweetness of the mandarin perfectly balance each other out.

2. Raw Strawberry Banana Cream Cake10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

It’s time to use those juicy, summer berries that are in-season. Pick up some fresh, organic strawberries for the filling of this Raw Strawberry Banana Cream Cake, and use others like blueberries and blackberries as a garnish.

3. Raw Fruit and Coconut Ice Cream Cake With Brownie Crust10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

This gorgeous, summery Raw Fruit and Coconut Ice Cream Cake is perfect for a backyard cookout on a hot day. Once you bring out this frozen beauty, everyone will gasp in amazement.

4. Raw Orange and Blueberry Cheesecake10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

This vibrant Raw Orange and Blueberry Cheesecake has deep, rich colors that are pleasing to the eye, with a taste that’s just as appetizing. The nut and raisin crust is followed by an orange cheesecake layer and a blueberry topping.

5. Raw Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cake10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

This Raw Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cake features a pecan and date cake with a coconut-oil date caramel and a topping made of pecans, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

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6. Raw Carrot Cake With Cashew Cream Frosting10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

Carrot cake is a classic favorite, but it is often baked with processed ingredients like white sugar, refined flour, pasteurized butter, and cream cheese. For a much cleaner, healthier version, try this Raw Carrot Cake, which has a delicious, creamy frosting made from cashews, lemon, and coconut oil.

7. Raw Layered Banana Ice Cream Cake10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

Make this Raw Layered Banana Ice Cream Cake when you want to impress, as it features several layers: chocolate, vanilla, beets, and mint, as well as a coconut maple drizzle. Letting each thin layer freeze is a tad time-consuming, but it’s worth it.

8. Blueberry Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Cake10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

This Blueberry Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Cake with a gorgeous topping made of fresh, summer berries is a perfect way to celebrate the lovely summer weather.

9. Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

This Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake will definitely please any chocolate lover. Add some fresh berries on top for a refreshing, summer twist.

10. Raw Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Buttercream and Maca10 No Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That Are Perfect for Summer

This superfood Raw Vanilla Cake contains maca slices made from maca powder, liquid coconut oil, and maple syrup. It tastes delicious with the oat cake and the cashew frosting.

Looking for more no-bake desserts? Check out our raw vegan desserts recipe page for more summery ideas!

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