Vegan Baking Cookbooks

Dessert-Themed Vegan Cookbooks

Below is a small sample of vegan cookbooks focusing on desserts. The variety keeps expanding, and the quality of the contents is often stunning (not to mention mouth-watering).



The Joy of Vegan Baking, by Colleen Patrick Goudreau. This is the go-to book for vegan baking — filled with dazzling recipes for cakes, cookies, pies, tarts, cobblers, crisps, crepes…and much more. It’s also chock full of tips on all aspects of vegan baking. The pictures practically jump off the page.


Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero. The revolution will be delicious. There’s a recipe for every taste and for every cooking style and skill level in this entertaining, educational, and easy-to-follow cupcake compendium.


My Sweet Vegan, by Hannah Kaminsky. Exquisite! This collection of creative wonders includes chocolate-bottomed blondies, pumpkin-pecan pie, apricot biscotti, wasabi chocolate cupcakes—even Canine Cake for your dog. The photos are beautiful, too.


The 100 Best Vegan Baking Recipes, by Kris Holecheck. Contains classics such as peanut butter cookies, anyone-can-do-it variations such as marble bundt cake, avant-garde inspirations such as raspberry-line muffins, and 97 other recipes for pies, cakes, brownies, and other vegan goodies. Lots of bake sale-worthy recipes in this friendly, easy-to-read collection—and here are some of them in action!


Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale, by Carla Kelly. Talk about a perfect fit! From can’t-miss standards like Lemon Bars and Peanut Butter Cookies to imaginative creations like Rhubarb Squares, Chai Chocolate Mini Loaves, and Parsnip and Orange Muffins, there’s something for every vegan bake sale customer in this book. Plus it has extensive how-to sections on following baking recipes, matching baked goods to the seasons, and more.


Vegan Pie in the Sky, by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero. Isa and Terry are back with pies for every season and occasion. With easy-to-follow recipes and beautiful photography, VPITS takes you from the classic She’s My Cherry Pie to the decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle Tart. There’s even a gluten-free crust recipe, ensuring that everyone can enjoy a slice (or three) of these heavenly desserts.


Have Your Cake and Vegan Too, by Kris Holecheck. This book is filled with luscious cakes and mouth-watering pictures. The moist and richly flavorful desserts will transform skeptics and delight everyone at your bake sale. Cardamom Cashew Cake, Pappy’s Pistachio Tea Cake, Lovely Lemon Pound Cake, Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Cheesecake…Every cake tastes as good as it sounds. Prepare to be amazed.


Vegan Backen, von Nicole Just. “40 Rezepten hat die Autorin passend für jede Situation süßes, deftiges, schnelles, raffiniertes, feierliches und sogar gluten- und zuckerfreies Backwerk parat. Ob nun die gängigen Grundteige oder Buttercremetorte, Käsekuchen, Cupcakes mit verschiedenen Frostings und die Alltime-Klassiker Nussecken – alle Rezepte sind auf vegan getrimmt und stehen den Originalen geschmacklich in nichts nach.” (GERMAN)