Long gone are the days when vegans were forced to switch to black coffee because there were no dairy-free options for their favorite creamy drinks. Now it’s not only possible to get a decent oat milk latte almost anywhere, but you can make truly amazing coffee at home! In honor of National Coffee Day, we put together a list of decadent hot and iced coffee recipes that will truly help you start your day right and a couple of boozy coffee recipes for a bit of an afternoon delight. So pick a vegan coffee recipe off today’s list and enjoy your daily caffeine boost in style!
Hot Vegan Coffee Recipes
We kick off today’s list with a truly droolworthy, decadent vegan coffee recipe that somehow manages to be both a food and a beverage! It’s a sweet and warming creamy coffee drink topped with homemade mini vegan cinnamon rolls with coffee glaze. What a treat!
Truth be told, we had no idea pumpkin spice latte could be raw vegan… until today! Thanks to this recipe by Mariko Sakata, raw vegans everywhere can enjoy fall’s signature drink! It’s made with homemade carrot almond milk, pumpkin spice, and cold brew coffee.
Craving your morning caffeine boost in the form of something rich and creamy? Give this creamy coconut latte a go – you won’t be disappointed!
Harry Potter fans will find comfort and excitement in this vegan butterbeer latte recipe by Floured Frame. Get ready to be transported into Hogsmeade with only a few pantry-friendly ingredients!
Who’s in for a vegan copycat recipe? Every sip of this decadent vegan drink bursting with creamy and salty flavors will feel like autumn!
We love a good old vegan 5-ingredient recipe, don’t you? There is something inherently attractive about an uncomplicated ingredient list, and this vegan spin on everyone’s favorite fall drink does not disappoint!
This vegan coffee recipe is also known as “baby latte” is a silky, smooth treat made from just 3 (three!) ingredients: muscovado sugar, espresso, and steamed dairy-free milk. Your morning routine with definitely be elevated!
If you’re in the mood for something decadent and aren’t short on time on a lazy morning, try this vegan coffee recipe by I Love Vegan. It’s a perfect combination of flavors from dates, chocolate, coffee, and soy milk, with a pinch of salt to enhance them all!
Hot or iced? No need to pick one! This vegan latte works both ways so you can adjust it to your mood (or the temperature outside). It’s prepared with a homemade almond milk creamer, espresso, and comforting spices. Yum!
Affordable, scrumptious, comforting – Plant-Based and Broke‘s caffeinated hot chocolate is a must-try this fall! Made with just 5 accessible pantry-friendly ingredients, this vegan coffee recipe is truly the best of both worlds.
Iced Vegan Coffee Recipes
Raise your hand if you’ve also become a self-proclaimed coffee aficionado in the past year thanks to lockdowns – Holly Jade of The Little Blog of Vegan sure did, and she came out the other side a homemade cold brew fan. Her vegan coffee recipe is ridiculously easy and will suit even those who prefer black coffee over a milky one!
Have some cold brew left over? Freeze it into ice cubes and add them to this pumpkin spice latte-inspired iced drink! Bonus: Nicole of Heal Me Delicious went the caffeine-free way with this early fall favorite.
This vegan coffee recipe is at the intersection of everyone’s favorite morning drinks: it’s a coffee, it’s a smoothie, it’s a perfectly refreshing and energizing breakfast beverage!
This rich and decadent milkshake still manages to have a healthful note, borrowing its sweetness from almond butter and dates, and its perfectly creamy consistency from oats and frozen banana. Wonder why Hannah of Two Spoons dubber her vegan coffee recipe “The Godfather”? Head on over to her blog to find out!
Tired of the regular PSL? Take it to the next level with this Thai iced PSL recipe! You’ll need sweetened condensed milk (recipe also provided by Unconventional Baker), regular plant milk, coffee, pumpkin spice, and ice – it’s that simple, yet it tastes (and looks) amazing!
This vegan coffee recipe is extremely easy: it requires only 2 ingredients plus some ice and is made in minutes. If you’ve never tried putting ice cream straight into your coffee cup, you’re missing out!
Never tried espresso tonic? This vegan coffee recipe is a great place to start! It’s made with rich espresso, tonic water, and blueberry simple syrup. It’s basically a stunning and refreshing energy boost in a glass!
Lovers of the classic chocolate & mint flavor combination, this vegan coffee recipe is for you! It’s a smooth, creamy, and overall delicious way to start the day.
The world hasn’t been the same since dalgona coffee started making rounds on social media in early 2020. It has since become the signature drink of quarantine because of how easy it is to make from accessible ingredients you likely already have on hand, and how impressive-looking it turns out!
One of the key ingredients to Vietnamese coffee is sweetened condensed milk, so if you can get your hands on a jar or two, stock up! However, don’t fret if you don’t have access to store-bought vegan condensed milk, because Thomas of Full of Plants provides his homemade sweetened condensed almond milk recipe!
Boozy Vegan Coffee Recipes
Coffee cocktail, anyone? This vegan coffee recipe is made with coffee liqueur and freshly brewed espresso for a double energy boost! Pro tip from SO VEGAN: espresso martinis are all about sourcing quality ingredients, so try making it with the best coffee you can find!
Beat the midweek lull by taking your dalgona to the next level with the addition of Kahlúa, vodka, and a sprinkle of cocoa powder. What a treat!
A classic among boozy hot drinks, this vegan coffee recipe is a delicious alternative to the traditional version made with whiskey and homemade coconut milk whipped cream.
Article by Anna Kot.