Happy Easter weekend! Whether you are wholeheartedly celebrating or are just excited for the delicious holiday festivities about to ensue, we’ve got you covered. On today’s list, you’ll find both sweet & savory vegan Easter recipes for brunch & dinner, as well as everything from Easter egg recipes (sweet AND savory), traditional hot cross buns, carrot cake, bunny buns, and much more. Enjoy!
What you’ll find in this article (click on the title to jump to each section):
- Vegan Easter Egg-themed Desserts
- Vegan Easter Bunny Bread Buns
- Vegan Hot Cross Buns
- Vegan Babka
- Vegan Carrot Cake
- Vegan Lemon Desserts
- Vegan Easter Recipes for Breakfast & Brunch
- Vegan Easter Lunch & Dinner Recipes
Vegan Easter Egg-themed Desserts
If it isn’t Easter without chocolate creme eggs for you, this recipe will satisfy your nostalgic craving, and unlike commercial brand chocolates, there won’t be any refined sugar involved!
Another easy vegan Easter recipe for chocolate eggs, this time filled with homemade vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, easy caramel and decorated with spring-colored sprinkles!
White chocolate lovers, rejoice: this vegan Easter recipe is for you. The “egg”’s base is peanut butter naturally sweetened with maple syrup and thickened with almond meal, and the white chocolate cover is 100% vegan – because it’s homemade!
Since egg-shaped sweet treats are all the rage for Easter, this simple, yet decadent no-bake cheesecake will definitely be a crowd-pleaser!
Next up on the list of egg-shaped vegan treats, we have these cute brownies with an easy homemade date caramel sauce. The recipe is quite pantry-friendly and super easy to make!
We love this vegan Easter recipe, and you will too: creamy dairy-free vanilla filling on a cookie crust, stuffed with butterscotch sauce and topped with homemade vegan creme eggs.. Yum!
Looking for more things to decorate with your homemade vegan Easter eggs? Try putting them on top of these gluten-free doughnuts to turn them cute into little nests!
Vegan Easter Bunny Bread Buns
These adorable bunny buns are a perfect last-minute vegan Easter recipe: they’re made with the perfect milk yeast dough and require delicate, though uncomplicated shaping. Head on over to Marie’s blog for step-by-step photo instructions!
Ready for a little bit of a challenge? Try making these festive vegan Easter bunnies! If you speak German, go ahead and visit Katharina’s website for the Osterhäsli recipe 😉
Step up your bunny bread game once more with this vegan Easter recipe from Yukiko Tanzi – her bunnies have a chocolate filling and chocolate chip eyes, not to mention that they’re inspired by one of Japan’s most famous desserts!
Vegan Hot Cross Buns
A tried and true Easter classic, hot cross buns mark the end of Lent and are usually enjoyed on a Friday before Easter, but you can make them any time you like with this traditional recipe by Gaz Oakley. Best enjoyed with some plant-based butter & jam!
If you are excited at the prospect of making hot cross buns with chocolate chips, wait till we tell you that there’s not one but TWO types of chocolate chips used in this vegan Easter recipe!
No time to proof the yeast dough & shape buns? Here is another great last-minute vegan Easter recipe that has all the flavors of the hot cross buns packed into a gluten-free loaf that can technically be made in one bowl!
Another way to play with vegan yeast dough this Easter weekend is to make babka – a sweet braided loaf cake. This recipe in particular features a deliciously creamy white vanilla chocolate filling topped with slivered almonds which is simply perfect for this fluffy vegan babka!
This last-minute vegan Easter recipe will make a perfect addition to your Sunday brunch menu since it’s so easy to make: it’s basically just two braided and filled yeast plaits that are baked in a loaf tin, and it doesn’t have to look perfect to taste amazing!
Spice things up with this tasty braided yeast bun with carrot marzipan filling that’s topped with easy lemon icing & sprinkles with pistachios!
Vegan Carrot Cake
This light, sweet, and filling carrot cake is also… healthy? But in a way that probably won’t be all that noticeable, since it’s packed with flavor and topped with a lemony coconut glaze. Delish!
Baking is not your cup of tea? We’ve got you covered with this raw carrot cake recipe that requires minimum effort – basically, you process all ingredients together, place them into molds, and top with homemade cashew frosting (that’s also made in a blender!).
Vegan Lemon Desserts
Start simple with this easy last-minute vegan Easter recipe for lemon curd: you’ll need less than 10 ingredients to make a perfect topping for pancakes and almost any dessert (but if you decide to just eat it with a spoon, we won’t tell anyone)
If you’re looking refreshing and easy dessert to add to your Easter menu, look no further! This glorious bundt cake is gluten-free & packed with lemon flavor!
Hannah of Two Spoons created this recipe to help you welcome spring and celebrate Easter with a vegan treat that’s packed with flavor (and is gluten-free!). Make it & share it to bring a touch of spring to all your loved ones!
Vegan Easter Recipes for Breakfast & Brunch
Cinnamon rolls are life, as they say. But what if you made them savory? And filled with ham, broccoli, and cheese? And it was all vegan? Trust us, this is the stuff dream brunches are made of.
These hash browns are perfectly salty, comforting and reassuring, and will make an awesome addition to your vegan Easter brunch.
To make these tender, yet crispy vegan biscuits, you’ll only need 30 minutes, 6 Ingredients, a food processor (or bowl), and a biscuit cutter (or knife). Sounds tempting? Wait till you pair them with the vegan sausage gravy & other goodies on your brunch plate!
Aah, the comfort of rich gravy on top of your holiday meal. There’s nothing like it (except probably knowing that no animals were harmed in the making). Pair it with vegan sausage, eggless scramble, and vegan biscuits for an indulgent Easter breakfast plate!
Who would’ve thought that you can have deviled eggs made at home but they could be completely vegan? Since eggs are a hot food item this weekend, we couldn’t not include this savory vegan Easter recipe on the list.
Finished with brunch & ready for tea? These vegan scones will make the perfect companion to your favorite cup of afternoon tea (or coffee, honestly), with their perfectly balanced flavor combination & flakey texture.
Add a little bit of sunshine to your holiday table with these gorgeous vegan muffins. If turmeric + ginger + carrot + coconut + dried fruit & nuts sounds like a perfect flavor combination, that’s because it is!
This vegan Easter recipe is a tad unconventional for the occasion, and yet fits this spring holiday perfectly with its seasonal ingredients & flavors.
Give your boring old muffins a “seasonal glow up” with Haile’s recipe that will yield sweet, earthy, and flavorful muffins & provide an appetizing fresh-baked muffin smell to your house this Easter weekend.
This awesome last-minute vegan Easter recipe for stuffed dates is easy and fun to make & delicious to eat! You’ll only need 3 ingredients to make the date candy & your imagination for the decoration (and some nuts, seeds, dried rose petals, edible flowers of choice).
Vegan Easter Lunch & Dinner Recipes
If you’re wondering what this salad is like, it’s a satisfying combination of roasted flavor from the carrots, tanginess from the artichoke, and creaminess from the avocado with a tangy vegan dressing. Filling on its own or can be enjoyed as a side.
This vegan Easter recipe is another way of making vegan deviled eggs – but this time with the most accessible inexpensive ingredients (the “cheap ass” part of the title isn’t a joke). Truth be told, it’s technically hummus with a few other things added in, spooned on top of potatoes. But we won’t tell if you don’t.
If you have ready-made vegan pie crusts on hand, this last-minute vegan Easter recipe is for you! With minimum effort & a little help from a food processor, you can easily make these decadently light and airy cheese-less clouds that somehow taste like cheese!
Another traditional Easter recipe made vegan, this “ham” is made of pressed and marinated tofu filets that have a sweet, smoky, and savory flavor, and are then topped with juicy baked pineapple. Yum!
This vegan Caesar salad is dubbed the perfect holiday side for a reason – it’s super easy to make, holds up well in the fridge, and has a heavy, velvety dressing that is flavorful but doesn’t steal too much attention from the other dishes.
Since today’s list is so sweet baking-heavy, we decided to include a savory pie that will make a perfectly comforting addition to your Easter dinner! It looks really fancy, yet the recipe is super simple. Enjoy!
Article by Anna Kot.