Vegan cakes: the best recipes

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Vegan cake: recipes from classic to unusual

Do you think vegan cake can't taste good at all? Not even close! Our recipes prove that you can can conjure up delicious baked goods even without eggs, butter and milk. Our selection ranges from classics such as apple pie, Gugelhupf, cheesecake or chocolate cake to unusual creations – why not try the avocado cheesecake! In the photo gallery you can also find many recipes from well-known bloggers and authors, for example Nicole Just and Lynn Hoefer. Click your way through the vegan cakes and pick your favorite recipe.

The best substitutes for vegan cakes

Unfortunately, baking does not work entirely without binding agents, but there are now enough vegetable substitute products that we can fall back on. As an egg substitute, for example Applesauce, silken tofu, Aquafaba or locust bean gum. You can simply leave out the egg in the shortcrust pastry – vegan shortcrust pastry works even without it. Butter can be replaced by vegetable margarine and also There are numerous vegan alternatives for milk, such as oat, almond or soy milk. Nowadays, cream and yoghurt are also available as a soy variant, so you don't have to compromise on your vegan cake.

Gelatine is a product that also poses a challenge for many vegetarians because it is a gelling agent made from animal connective tissue. But gelatine can also be easily replaced, for example with agar-agar, pectin or guar gum. If the recipe of your choice contains milk chocolate, you can simply use dark chocolate instead: most chocolates with a cocoa content of 60 percent or more are vegan.

Acquired a taste? Then you will find many more vegan recipes with us, for example we will show you how vegan Parmesan is made or how you can prepare vegan pancakes. And we explain how egg-free baking works.