18 Delicious Vegan Christmas Desserts

Have yourself a merry vegan Christmas with a vegan take on the traditional Christmas desserts and sweets.

Being vegan during holidays and celebrations may seem daunting at times. And ditching the lifestyle for a few days, or at least during the desserts might be tempting. The struggle is real even for the most dedicated vegans. But with few substitutes, a little bit of love, and Christmas magic vegan desserts can be equally delicious all the while being cruelty-free.

After a thorough research and recipe testing we found our favorite vegan Christmas desserts.

From fruit cake and gingerbread cookies to baked alaska and panettone, this list has it all.

And at the bottom of this post you will find vegan substitutes for common ingredients, so that you can make any recipe vegan.


Baked Alaska

vegan baked alaska

Yule Log

vegan yule log

Gingerbread Cookies

vegan gingerbread cookies

Chocolate Cranberry Mini Cakes

vegan chocolate cranberry mini cakes

Tahini Cookies

tahini cookies

Cranberry Orange Bread

vegan cranberry orange bread


vegan panforte

Galette des Rois

vegan galette des rois


vegan lebkuchen


vegan panettone

Sticky Toffee Pudding

vegan sticky toffee pudding

Christmas Cake

vegan christmas cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

vegan chocolate hazelnut cake

Cinnamon Stars

vegan cinnamon stars

Hazelnut Cranberry Nougat

vegan hazelnut cranberry nougat

Poppy Seed Roll

vegan poppy seed roll

Christmas Fruitcake

vegan christmas fruitcake

White Coconut Cake

vegan white coconut cake



1 cup milk = 1 cup plant milk

1 cup yogurt = 1 cup plant yogurt

1 cup buttermilk = 1 cup soy milk + 1 tbsp white vinegar

1 cup heavy cream = 1 cup canned coconut milk (only top layer) / 8 oz silken tofu

1 cup condensed milk = 1 cup canned coconut milk

8 oz cream cheese = 8 oz silken tofu

4 oz butter = 4 oz vegan butter / 4 oz margarine / 4 oz coconut oil / 4 oz nut butters 

1 egg = 1 flax egg (1tbsp flax meal + 3tbsp water) / 1 mashed banana / 1 tbsp applesauce / 3 tbsp aquafaba / potato starch (1tbsp potato starch + 2tbsp water)


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What are your favorite vegan Christmas desserts? Share with us in the comments we would love to know?

Merry Christmas and happy baking!

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