Vegans LOVE cake. It's true. The number of vegan bakeries and cupcake shops in proportion to the population of vegans is a testament to this fact. Of course, this could also just prove that EVERYONE loves vegan cakes, whether or not they're vegan! And why not? Most of the time, you'd never be able to tell if a cake is egg-free or dairy-free.
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There are as many ways to make vegan chocolate cakes as there are ways to make non-vegan chocolate cakes! Whether you're looking for a plain chocolate cake or something a bit more gourmet, try out one of these delicious vegan chocolate cakes:
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For some reason or another, I've found that carrot cake is even more popular amongst vegans than amongst the general population. I don't know why. Perhaps because we're not afraid to eat our veggies? At any rate, here's four fantastic vegan carrot cakes to try:
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This vegan banana cake recipe is one of the most popular vegan cakes on The Spruce. With nearly a dozen positive reviews, it's a nearly fool-proof recipe. One reviewer, for example, called this vegan cake recipe "scrummy" and said: "I always seem to have leftover bananas and this is a great way of using up those ones going soft. I just put everything in the food mixer and it's done in minutes...We've eaten it warm when we couldn't wait!"Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Who doesn't love a "dump" cake? Dump cakes are different than upside-down cakes, which may require more work, more mixing and arranging of ingredients. With a true dump cake, you should be able to just dump all the ingredients into a cake pan and stick it in the oven. Here are a few vegan dump cake versions:
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The perfect vegan frosting
You certainly can't have a vegan cake without something on top, whether it's a light glaze, a sprinkling of sugar or, of course, a vegan frosting! Vegan frosting is just as easy to make at home as regular frostings (and just as full of sugar, too!). Here are a few recipes to try: