Find vegan Easter recipes for the upcoming bank holiday weekend. From vegan crab cakes to raw chocolate eggs and carrot cake doughnuts, we’ve got plenty of twists to try out, plus the classics you know and love.
Easter is certainly one of our favourite holidays! Not so much for religious reasons, but for the time of the year, the veggies in season and spring feels everywhere! Honestly, is there anything lovelier or more wonderful than springtime? We think not—which is why we’ve rounded up the best vegan spring and Easter recipes right here:
Vegan Easter starter and side dishes:
1. Vegan Deviled Eggs
Nothing says Easter brunch like some classic deviled eggs! But wait, eggs? These deviled eggs with a vegan twist are a holiday staple that vegans and non-vegans alike will love. Get the full recipe.
2. Smoky Vegan Black Bean Soup
Vegetables are the true star of this hearty, healthy soup recipe, making it a perfect option for your vegan friends. Get the full recipe.
3. Vegan Cashew Cheese Toasties
This cashew cheese toasties recipe is one of our absolute favourites! Simple ingredients, only 25 minutes to make and absolutely banging. Promise! Get the full recipe
4. Vegan Potato Salad
This veganised springtime side dish is a new age take with all of the classic flavours. Creamy, flavourful and simply delicious. Get the full recipe.
5. Pea and Asparagus Soup
Asparagus, peas, fennel – this colourful flavour combination is perfect for Easter. Serve with a generous sprinkle of fresh herbs, crusty croutons and freshly ground black pepper. Get the full recipe.
6. Vegan Crab Cake
Your taste buds will be hopping down to happy vegan-ville after eating a bunch of these. Get the full recipe.
Vegan Easter mains:
7. Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower
If you haven’t jumped on this trend yet, this is the recipe to try. This whole roasted cauliflower with a slightly sweet balsamic glaze makes a flavourful and eye-catching Easter main dish. Get the full recipe.
8. 1- Hour Vegan Shepherd’s Pie
This 1-hour vegan, protein-packed Shepherd’s Pie is not only nutritious, tasty and filling, it’s also simple. Get the full recipe.
9. One-Pot Ratatouille Spaghetti
These one-pot Ratatouille Spaghetti make a quick, easy and healthy Easter lunch. Vibrant, flavour-packed and ready in 30 minutes. Get the full recipe.
10. Lemon Pepper Cauliflower Steaks
Yes, another cauliflower recipe, but these tender and creamy lemon-pepper cauliflower steaks with fresh parsley, toasted pine nuts, and non-dairy parmesan cheese are a true show-stopper. Get the full recipe.
11. Sweet and Smoky Glazed Tofu ‘Ham’
This sweet and smoky glazed tofu ‘ham’ with notes of orange and maple is not only pretty to look at, but packed with flavour! Serve with rice or salad for a lovely Easter main dish. Get the full recipe.
12. The Best Vegan Gnocchi
We simply can’t get enough of these home-made gnocchi served with sage and garlic olive oil. Get the full recipe.
13. One-Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta
Easter lunch doesn’t have to be complicated. This flavourful, hearty comfort food will certainly be adored by vegans and non-vegans alike and is ready in no time. Get the full recipe.
Vegan Easter desserts and sweet treats:
14. Vegan Strawberry Shortcake
This simple vegan strawberry shortcake is made with cream biscuits, fresh strawberries, and coconut whipped cream for an easy springtime dessert. Get the full recipe.
15. The Best Vegan Carrot Cake
Would it be Easter without carrot cake? Absolutely not! This moist and tender carrot cake is studded with walnuts and laced with cinnamon and warming spices for a perfect sweet Easter treat! Get the full recipe.
16. Dark Chocolate Beetroot Cake
Beetroot adds all the magic to this dense and fussy dark chocolate cake. And how cute are the marzipan eggs?! Get the full recipe.
17. Vegan Coffee Walnut Coffee
Coffee, walnuts, and a hint of lemon – is there a better combination? This vegan coffee and walnut cake topped with a smooth coffee cashew cream is so simple and delicious, you’ll want to eat it all by yourself. Get the full recipe.
18. Vegan Carrot Cake Doughnuts
If you have some doughnut pans lying around, these sweet treats are a must-try! Get the full recipe.
19. Vegan Raw Chocolate Egg
This vegan chocolate egg filled with smooth, salted date caramel and silky chocolate and coconut mousse is probably one of the prettiest desserts you’ll ever make! Get the full recipe.
20. Vegan Hot Cross Buns with Dark Chocolate and Sour Cherries
Well, this wouldn’t be a summary of the best vegan easter recipes, with a hot cross bun recipe (or two, or three, or four). These vegan hot cross buns with melty pockets of dark chocolate and tart dried cherries are definitely a must-try. Get the full recipe.
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