Vegan Cupcake Recipes Worth Celebrating

Vegan Cupcakes
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Delightfully fluffy and just the right size for sharing, vegan cupcakes are a must have for your next birthday or holiday celebration. Side stepping dairy and eggs, these plant-based recipes still turn out rich and delicious. Stick with classics like vanilla and chocolate, or branch out to fun flavors like Funfetti and pumpkin-coconut.

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Best Vegan Funfetti® Cupcakes

Best Vegan Funfetti® Cupcakes on a dark background

Studded with bright sprinkles, this homemade version of Funfetti is sure to delight kids and adults alike. Unsweetened apple sauce acts as an egg replacer that results in a perfectly fluffy cupcake.

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Yummy Vegan Brownie Cupcakes

Yummy Vegan Brownie Cupcakes on a white plate

Can't decide between brownies or cupcakes? This handy recipe doesn't make you choose! The batter is rich with cocoa powder and chocolate chips, all finished off with a peanut butter and coconut milk frosting.

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Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes with Coconut

Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes with Coconut on a blue background

Don't knock this odd combo until you've tried it. The pumpkin base is rich with spices like ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg, while the cool coconut frosting balances it.

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Vegan Cupcakes

If you need a standard vegan cupcake, this is the recipe for you. Flavored with vanilla, the extract can easily be switched out with varieties like lemon or coconut to add a fun twist on this simple dessert.

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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting on a white plate

Get the perfect balance of chocolate and vanilla with this easy cupcake recipe. Reviewer Lena says, "I'm not vegan but was out of butter and eggs and thought I'd try these — they turned out delicious I was really surprised how much flavor they had without any dairy."

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