Easter is traditionally not very veg-friendly, but with a few simple tweaks—and some delicious recipes in your arsenal—you can wow your family and prove that truly anything can be made vegan. Vegan Instagrammers are sharing their recipes for everything from deviled eggs to hot cross buns to supply you with plenty of inspiration to get creative in the kitchen this holiday.
Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
Creamy and sweet—while still maintaining a delicate lightness—these zesty lemon bars from Minimalist Baker make the perfect addition to any springtime festivities.
Vegan Eggs Benedict
Prove that even the most egg-heavy dishes can be veganized with these egg benny’s from Hot For Food, drizzled with rich vegan hollandaise sauce. Your guests will definitely be asking, “Are you sure this is vegan?” after chowing down on these.
Funfetti Flower Cupcakes
The perfect recipe to make with kids, these simple cupcakes—decorated with Dandies marshmallows and fruity cereal—exude spring with their floral decorations and brightly sprinkled cake.
Spring White Chocolate Matcha Bark
For a more sophisticated addition to your Easter feast, make Vegan Yack Attack’s white chocolate bark loaded with fresh berries, pistachios, and candied lemons.
Turmeric Lemon Coconut Chia Seed Muffins
For a healthier, and slightly less sugary, baked good, make Vegan Richa’s lemony muffins, which get an added boost of color and health benefits from the addition of turmeric.
Let’s talk about hot cross buns for a sec, shall we? 😊 So, you’ve had them, right? Chances are, they were store bought? And you don’t particularly care for them? 3 for 3? You don’t care for them because you haven’t had the good stuff. I have a recipe that I hope will make you rethink every hot cross bun encounter you’ve ever had (you can find the recipe on my home page!) It’s my take on some amazing bakery hot cross buns I had years ago. If you try them, I hope you like them! And now, after talking about them, I want to make them again 😂
Hot Cross Buns
Traditionally eaten during Lent, especially in the week leading up to Easter, hot cross buns have been a staple associated with this holiday for centuries. Veganize these traditional baked goods with Delightful Adventure’s simple recipe.
GET EGGCITED!! DIY JUMBO VEGAN DEVILED EGGS Recipe in my New Video! 😛✨go check it out, the link is in my bio! 😍Do these taste like real egg? 😱Find out my answer in this video! I had so much fun making these 🌟I hope you enjoy it!! I’m also collaborating with my friend Talitha ❤️She made an amazing Vegan Easter Egg Cheesecake 😋Thank you so much @talithagrace @foodbytiti for collabing with me! Your videos always inspire me and your such a talented plant-based chef! ☺️Love you! 💖
Vegan Deviled Eggs
While these may look just like their animal-based counterparts, they come without any of the cruelty! Your guests will be impressed when you unveil these plant-based deviled eggs.
Time for another #Easter #recipe 🍫🐰🐣 this time, my take on the classic CREAM EGG: http://www.spamellab.com/2017/04/vegan-cream-eggs/ These bad boys are #vegan 💜 #dairyfree 💜 #glutenfree 💜 contain #norefinedsugar - a nice little twist on a classic! Featuring: @TheGroovyFoodCompany coconut oil, @MeridianFoods maple syrup and cashew butter, @Indigo_Herbs cacao butter and @BioglanUK cacao powder 👍 #SpamellaB #indulginginnocently #newrecipe #ontheblog #healthyeaster #rawchocolate #creamegg #veganeaster #treat #plantbased #thefeedfeedglutenfree #thefeedfeedvegan #ahealthynut
Vegan Cream Eggs
Cream eggs that are not only vegan, but healthier—made from ingredients including coconut milk, cashew butter, and maple syrup—are all the rage come Easter. Who needs store bought candy, when you can make your own with this recipe from SpamellaB?
I’m so looking forward to enjoying this rich and crumbly vegan lemon blueberry coffee cake at spring brunches! Recipe link in profile! #veganfood #veganrecipe #vegetarian #veganfoodlovers #veganbreakfast #veganfoodporn #veganfoodshare #vegansofinstagram #vegansofig #whatveganseat #TastesLikeBetter #ontheblog @LoveMySilk
Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake
Buttery, sweet coffee cake is always a welcome addition to brunch, but this version from Connoisseurus Veg has had a spring makeover thanks to the addition of fresh lemon and blueberries.
Sarah McLaughlin is the New Products Editor for VegNews who is excited to impress her family with a homemade vegan Easter brunch this year.
Photo credit: hot for food