Everybody makes pumpkin and apple pie for holiday festivities. They’re a classic – we can’t blame them. But, why not shake things up this year? Keep it festive, but add a twist with these delicious vegan almond cakes. They will look beautiful on your table and taste just as amazing. You can go for a chocolate almond, cinnamon almond, or even orange almond combo depending on what you and your guests like. The flavors are all so tasty and perfect for the holiday season. These vegan almond cakes will help you finish off your holiday dinner beautifully. Give them a try!

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1. Sugar-Free Cinnamon Almond Ring Cake

Sugar-Free Cinnamon Almond Ring Cake [Vegan]

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This Sugar-Free Cinnamon Almond Ring Cake by Sara Oliveira looks complex, but it’s so easy to make, it’ll make you feel like a professional. It’s made from wholesome ingredients like spelt flour and completely sugar-free, thanks to the addition of xylitol. You can choose from two fillings: one is made with coconut oil and has a rich, buttery coconut flavor that complements the cinnamon while the other is made with almond butter, which enhances the flavor of the crunchy almonds in the filling.

2. Swedish Almond Coffeecake

Swedish Almond Coffeecake

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Swedish Almond Coffeecake by Pavani Nandula is a scrumptious pastry made with lightly sweet yeasted bread and filled with luscious almond filling. This is a egg-free recipe.


3. Orange Almond Cake

Orange Almond Cake

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Sweetened with dates, this Orange Almond Cake by Jody Moosmueller is moist, flavorful, and light. Chia eggs are used instead of regular ones, to hold the cake together and keep the texture rich. Enjoy this cake on its own or with a dollop of your favorite dairy-free whipped cream.


4. Mocha Almond Cake

Mocha Almond Cake

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This classic Mocha Almond Cake by Lydia Filgueras is fun and easy to make, and of course very tasty! One advantage of this cake is that it’s mixed and served from the same baking dish. Top this cake off with frosting, powdered sugar, or your favorite vegan ice cream.


5. Almond Caramel Cupcakes

Almond Caramel Cupcakes

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Tender almond dough, filled with a soft core made of caramel cream, topped with vanilla-caramel frosting and crunchy biscuit crumbs…what more could you want? These Almond Caramel Cupcakes by Melanie Kröpfl  simply delicious and a must-make!

6. Cherry Almond Cake

Cherry Almond Cake

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Sweet cherries, nutty almonds, and caramel-flavored coconut sugar make this rich, vegan Cherry Almond Cake
by Melanie Jacobs a delicious and healthier addition to your afternoon coffee break.

7. Almond and Chocolate Fudge Mini Cakes

Make Chocolate Meet Almonds With These Delightful Treats

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The cakes rise quite a bit the first fifteen minutes or so in the oven, then they start to fall. Don’t be alarmed by this – that’s how they are supposed to be! There’s something so nice and homely about a fallen cake: the crackled top, the fudgy center, the not-quite-so-perfect look about it. You will love these Almond and Chocolate Fudge Mini Cakes by Clémence Moulaert!


8. Opera Cake

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This Opera Cake by Melanie Kröpfl combines the best of both worlds: addictive vegan coffee buttercream and bitter-sweet dark chocolate cream. And in between, there are layers of irresistible almond cake.

9. Blueberry Almond Bundt Coffee Cake

Blueberry Almond Bundt Coffee Cake

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This gluten-free Blueberry Almond Bundt Coffee Cake by Teri Macovei is no ordinary cake. It’s not only a good looking cake made to impress your friends or family, but its tastiness will exceed all your expectations. The softness of the cake is complemented by the slight crunch of the layered almonds, the ultimate juiciness of the fresh blueberries and the silky sweet smooth blueberry glaze that brings all flavors together.

10. Chocolate Almond Espresso Cake

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If you’re looking for a treat to share with your sweetheart (or anyone you like enough to share dessert with), you’ve come to the right place. This Chocolate Almond Espresso Cake by Michele Elizabeth is rich and chocolatey with a hint of espresso, and since it’s made entirely with almond flour, it’s also gluten-free!

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Almond and Date Carrot Cake

Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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