40+ Vegan Cupcake Recipes You’ll Want to Try Right Now

I love vegan cupcakes as they’re easy to make and extremely versatile! I love being able to add any core flavor you like whether that be cookie butter, jam, fruit curd, or chocolate sauce, the list is endless! Adding as much or as little buttercream as you like is fun too (I like a lot)! I love playing around with different toppings like vegan versions of meringue, Swiss meringue buttercream, and classic American style buttercreams. Overall… I just love cupcakes (can you tell?) and because I love them so much and today is National Cupcake Day, I thought I’d share some of my personal favorite vegan cupcake recipes with you! Enjoy! 

White Chocolate & Orange Reindeer Cupcakes

These adorable white chocolate and orange reindeer cupcakes are perfect for Christmas baking, especially for kids to get involved in making and decorating.

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Coffee Cupcakes

Light and fluffy coffee & chocolate cupcakes with an utterly delicious thick & moorish espresso frosting topped off with a coffee bean.

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Butterscotch Reindeer Cupcakes

These easy reindeer cupcakes are perfect for the festive season and will become a family favorite in no time over the festive holidays.

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Vegan Jammie Dodger Cupcakes

Say hello to a classic biscuit, made into a delicious cupcake. 

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Vegan Gingerbread Cupcakes

What better way to celebrate heading into the festive season than with some classic, and much loved gingerbread cupcakes.

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Vegan Chocolate Dalgona Cupcakes

A moist and rich chocolate cupcake with a whipped coffee frosting. If you’re a coffee fan, you’re going to go crazy over these!

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Vegan Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a cozy, festive treat that is quick & easy to make!

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Gluten-free Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These are light & fluffy cupcakes, filled with grated carrots, walnuts, and cinnamon topped with a delicious, silky smooth vanilla buttercream, a drizzle of caramel sauce, and whole walnuts.

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Vegan Nutella Cupcakes

With indulgent dark chocolate and tones of roasted hazelnuts, these cupcakes are delicious! 

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New Year’s Chocolate & Custard Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a delicious and cute way to bring in a new year, plus they’re easy to make!

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Vegan Oreo Cupcakes

A vanilla sponge with Oreo cookie crumbles, a chocolate fudge core, a whipped chocolate buttercream topped with white chocolate dipped Oreo cookie.

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Easy Vegan S’mores cupcakes

Rich chocolate cupcakes, with biscuit bases and fluffy marshmallow meringue toppings.

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Coconut Polar Bear Cupcakes

The cupcakes are a vanilla cake, topped with a thick & creamy vanilla buttercream coated in coconut with royal icing details.

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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Say hello to the most scrumptious cupcakes known to man.

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Champagne Cupcakes

With a delicious and fluffy vanilla cake, topped with a silky smooth, light champagne buttercream topped with gold, they’ll bring a touch of elegance to your New Year’s celebrations.

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Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes

The cake is flavored with coffee and ginger for a delicious gingerbread latte flavor, topped with a swirl of vanilla bean buttercream.

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Vegan Hostess Cupcakes

Light and crumbly chocolate cake, with a creamy filling, topped with a silky smooth chocolate ganache and the classic cream swirl.

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Chocolate Penguin Cupcakes

These are the perfect cupcakes for the whole family to get involved in making over the Christmas holidays.

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Ginger S’mores Cupcakes

A ginger cookie base, with a chocolate sponge, topped with a swirl of toasted meringue and grated dairy-free chocolate.

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Cotton Candy Bear Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a vanilla sponge cake, filled with vegan sprinkles, topped with a piped cotton candy buttercream…decorated with fondant and cacao nibs (to bring the bears to life).

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Vegan Lotus Biscoff Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes with cookies in the batter, a core of Biscoff spread, light Biscoff buttercream, topped with cookies, and a speckle of edible gold dust.

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Vegan Snickers Cupcakes

Quick & easy vegan ‘Snickers’ inspired cupcakes, with a delicious chocolate cake, a peanut butter core, whipped chocolate buttercream, topped with chocolate sauce, and roasted peanuts.

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Rose Сupcakes

These pink-colored cupcakes with a rose-flavored, two-toned rose swirl buttercream frosting, are easy to make, yet decadent!

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Vegan Honeycomb Cupcakes

Vegan chocolate cupcakes with silky chocolate buttercream, smooth ganache, and vegan honeycomb chunks.

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Raspberry Cupcakes

A delicious & fluffy vegan raspberry cupcake with almond buttercream and lots of magical candy to top it all off.

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Passionfruit Cupcakes

A refreshing, deliciously light and fluffy vanilla cupcake packed with passionfruit.

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Vegan Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

White chocolate and raspberry have got to be one of the most delicious cupcake combinations!

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Tiramisu Biscoff Cupcakes

Fluffy coffee-flavored cupcakes, with a core of creamy biscoff spread, topped with light espresso buttercream, decorated with dark chocolate and coffee beans.

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Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

The cupcakes are a rich chocolate sponge with a silky smooth chocolate fudge core, topped with whipped chocolate buttercream and chocolate shavings.

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Quick & Easy Dragonfruit Cupcakes

These are light, fluffy and rich chocolate cupcakes, topped with a whipped dragonfruit buttercream with a dragonfruit slice on top.

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Easy Cactus Cupcakes

Chocolate sponge cupcakes with cookie ‘sand’ cake pop balls, and buttercream cacti. So easy to make and very effective! Perfect for any event! 

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Easy Coffee Cupcakes

These cakes are light, fluffy, full of coffee flavor, topped off with delicious whipped coffee buttercream and coffee beans.

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Vegan S’mores Cupcakes

A buttery biscuit base, rich chocolate cake, with a chocolate fudge core topped with a fluffy marshmallow, and vegan marshmallows.

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Vegan Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel apple cupcakes with a lightly spiced cupcake, homemade spiced apple filling, topped with vanilla buttercream, caramel sauce, and an apple slice.

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Banoffee Cupcakes

Vanilla sponge cupcakes, with a core of caramel sauce, topped with whipped caramel buttercream, fresh banana slices, a caramel drizzle, and toffee chunks.

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Caramel Chocolate Cupcake

A rich and easy chocolate cupcake with a core of caramel sauce, whipped vanilla buttercream, and more caramel!

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The Best Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

An orange-flavored cupcake with a thick & creamy chocolate frosting topped off with a drizzle of dark chocolate, orange zest, and an orange segment for decoration!

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Vegan Mixed Berry Jam Filled Cupcakes 

Very berry cupcakes, with a light & fluffy vanilla cake, cored & filled with mixed berry jam, topped with strawberry buttercream, fruit, flowers, and gold!

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Unicorn Cupcakes

A delicious vegan funfetti cake, with caramel buttercream, colorful buttercream mane, and a sparkly unicorn horn.

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Vegan Mocha Cactus Cupcake

The cakes are chocolate and coffee-flavored (Mocha) with a delicious light and fluffy coffee buttercream. Absolutely scrumptious!!! 

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Birthday Cake Cupcakes

These cupcakes are simple to make, have a fluffy and moist cake, taste delicious, and have a swirl of dusky pink vanilla buttercream, topped off with some of the cutest vegan sprinkles.

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