Whether you are a pro at baking or not, you can still make incredible baked goods. It just takes an easy-to-follow recipe. Fortunately for you, we have plenty. We gathered 15 recipes to help you make vegan baked goods that are so gorgeous and delicious people will think you bought them at a bakery! Share the photos online or share the goods with your friends and family and watch them be amazed.
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Vegan Dessert Archives!
1. Coffee and Chocolate Macarons
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Macarons are an absolute treat to eat, but they’re trickier to make. Prepare yourself for the eventuality that you may not get these right the first time around, so get to know your oven and invest in an oven thermometer if need be. The result from this Coffee and Chocolate Macaroons recipe by Clémence Moulaert is absolutely delicious, like drinking a hot latte while munching on a bar of dark, creamy chocolate.
2. Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
This Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake by Maya Sozer is deliciously moist and decadent, all while being 100 percent whole wheat and refined sugar-free. The sponge itself is made with whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, and hazelnuts and flavored with almond milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. Topped with a gooey coffee cream spiked with espresso, this treat is perfect for pairing with a hot cup of coffee on a chilly morning.
3. Funfetti Cinnamon Rolls
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4. Easy Banana and Nutella Puff Pastries
These Easy Banana and Nutella Puff Pastries by Holly Jade are most definitely a treat you won’t want to miss making. Only three ingredients which are easily accessible. Who wouldn’t want a pastry parcel filled with hazelnut chocolate spread with slices of banana?
5. Cherry Cheese Danish Crescent Rolls
Imagine, flaky, buttery crescent roll dough stuffed with sweet cream cheese and gooey fruit pie filling and then covered with a sugary glaze. What could be better for dessert — or breakfast — with a cup of hot coffee? These Cherry Cheese Danish Crescent Rolls by Melanie Sorrentino look like they came right out of a bakery, but they’re actually super-easy to make.
6. Chocolate-Filled Croissants
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These Chocolate-Filled Croissants by Abby Thompson are the best croissants you’ll ever have, all thanks to coconut oil! When baked, the dough becomes so light and flaky and the chocolate becomes melty. You won’t be able to resist trying one of these fresh out of the oven.
7. Blueberry Scones
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Only one bowl and 8 simple ingredients are needed to make these healthy Blueberry Scones by Hayley Canning. Filled with blueberries, they are ready in only 30 minutes! This recipe is something you can make early in the week, to have to snack on. Or it is a great recipe to make for friends coming over for brunch or for your family at breakfast.
8. Cinnamon Sugar Coffee Cake
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Prepare to fall in love with this Cinnamon Sugar Coffee Cake by Clara MacLeod! It’s super moist, full of texture, and oozing with cinnamon-sugar goodness with a crumbly topping. And (as always) it’s 100% vegan!
9. Blueberry Jam Danishes
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10. Oven-Baked Puff Pastry Apple Beignets
Beignets come in a lot of versions. With batter and then fried in oil, with puff pastry and fried in oil, but this version has a healthier baked spin. When you oven bake puff pastry it gets really crisp. When you fry them in oil the pastry will set out even more but will be more soft. Just choose what you like best, but definitely give this Oven-Baked Puff Pastry Apple Beignets by Mireille Aikman a try!
11. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish
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What’s fab about danishes, is that they sound fancy and involved, but with the help of a ready made pastry dough it’s so easy breezy you could make it while hopping on one foot, instagramming, or while doing your taxes. If you love effortless eats and all things pumpkin, then this vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish by Gabrielle St. Claire is for you!
12. Almond Croissant
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Almond croissants are very hard to find in shops and cafés which is such a shame. So here is an easy Almond Croissant recipe by Philipp Ertl to make your own! All ingredients can be found in your supermarket and making the recipe is very easy as well. Perfect for breakfast on the weekend!
13. Hazelnut Praline Cakes
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If you’re a fan of Nutella (who isn’t) and everything hazelnut you’re going to love these Hazelnut Praline Cakes by Kirsten Kaminski! They’re vegan, incredibly decadent and so so tasty! Plus they’re actually really easy to make and the layers make them not only pretty but ensure you get a taste of goodness with every bite. Just imagine a crunchy, naturally sweetened base, followed by a rich cream, drool-worthy praline layer and topped with the creamiest hazelnut chocolate – any takers?
14. Dark Chocolate Strudel With Toasted Nuts
What’s fab about these Dark Chocolate Strudels With Toasted Nuts by Gabrielle St. Claire is everything! It’s quick, easy, has minimal ingredients, can easily be made in bulk, rich with chocolate, filled with toasted nuts, perfect for any season, perfect for brunch entertaining, can easily be made in bulk, and you can make in advance by baking the entire thing and slicing later!!
15. Cardamom Coffee Cake Muffins
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Be prepared to become obsessed with these Cardamom Coffee Cake Muffins by Molly Patrick! These scrumptious muffins blend together some of the best sweet ingredients and it produces an outstanding result. Bake these and share with your friends and family to put a smile on their face.
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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