The UK’s Best Vegan Cupcakes

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“I don’t like cupcakes.”

– No one, ever

With National Cupcake Week just around the corner, we’ve picked some vegan cupcakes across the UK for you to get your mitts on.

LOLA’s Cupcakes, London, Oxford and Bluewater

You might have spotted these mouth-watering cupcakes first at Old Spitalfields Market or while dashing through King’s Cross St Pancras underground station. In passionfruit, strawberry and chocolate choices, each cupcake uses the perfect combination of soya yogurt and vegan butter, to create soft and flavoursome sponges! These are then decorated with vegan buttercream and topped off a choice of fresh passionfruit, strawberry or vegan chocolate shavings.

I'm about to indulge in my very first wheat free/vegan cupcake from @lolas_cupcakes! 😋😋😋 Food makes me happy 😂 #foodie #cupcakes #treats #easter #desserts #yummy #london #life #wheatfree #vegan

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Ms Cupcake, London

Brixton-based Ms Cupcake was London’s first entirely vegan bakery. Open seven days a week, the bakery crafts decadent cakes for every need, with gluten-free options if required. If you fancy spending a leisurely lunch catching up with old friends here, Ms Cupcake also has plenty of vegan sandwiches and savoury treats.

A few summery treats! #Vegan #VeganLondon #vegansofig #veganfood

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The Den at 23, Colchester

Colchester’s first and only vegan café, The Den at 23 serves up some truly indulgent cupcakes from renowned vegan bakery ps…it’s vegan! Open on Monday 12 to 4 pm and Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, The Den serves up hot breakfast and lunch options which you can wash down with a number of creamy, dairy-free coffees.

Cupcake heaven down at the Den today. New flavours include vanilla and raspberry jam and chocolate and orange #veganfoodporn #veganfoodshare #vegancafe #vegancolchester #TheDenatTwentyThree

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The Spotless Leopard, Bristol

Run from a humble van, The Spotless Leopard offers an authentic West Country dining experience. It serves a variety of different vegan options each day, sourced from local, ethical ingredients, and will always have a few vegan cakes on offer, too, so you can finish on a sweet note.

Cupcakes galore tonight at The Millennium ice rink in Bristol! Peanut butter and raspberry with chocolate icing, raspberry lime and coconut, and chocolate and cherry flavours! All gluten free all totally scrummy! #bristol #vegan #thespotlessleopard #bristolpound #wriggle #christmas #food

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Black Pepper Bakery, Brighton

For home delivery in the Brighton and Hove area (and the occasional market stall, if you get lucky), Black Pepper Bakery is a place you need to know about. The mouth-watering vegan cupcakes are an art form of their own, baked with elaborate decorations and distinctive flavours, including Mulled Wine Spices.

#vegan #glutenfree #chocolate #hazelnut #cupcake. At The Open Market, London Road x

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Rubys of London

Ruby’s love for vegan baking began at an early age, when her childhood dairy and egg allergies led her to get creative in the kitchen. From the humble beginnings of a Greenwich Market stall, her cupcake business grew quickly, and she now delivers across Greater London. She specialises in a variety of special dietary requirements, including products free from gluten and refined sugar.

rubys cupcakes

Missy’s Vegan Cupcakes, Edinburgh

At Edinburgh’s Grassmarket, Missy’s promotes a vegan lifestyle with innovative cruelty-free cupcakes. Flavours include toasted marshmallow and Oreo cheesecake, so we’re sure you’ll end up spending a fair chunk of time ogling the cupcakes while just trying to come to a decision. Life is hard, after all!

Angel Food Bakery, Brighton

Bang in the heart of The Lanes in Brighton, Angel Food Bakery brings you delicious cupcakes on a daily basis. Although not all-vegan, the bakery does offer a satisfying selection of vegan options. The cupcakes change every day, so please, go in with an open mind (and mouth).

Exam season requirement😊 #cupcake #vegan #pickmeup #angelfood #revisionaid

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Have you stumbled upon vegan cupcakes that you need to share with the world? Let us know if we’ve missed any gems by leaving a comment below.

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  • Matthew Street commented on September 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Another place in Colchester is Caffe Sala, although not a vegan only cafe, it does host the best vegan cupcakes I have tasted. Big slices of vegan cake are always tempting me and they also do gluten, egg, dairy AND soya free slices!!!!

  • Tilly commented on September 30, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    Cookies and scream at Camden lock in London are AMAZING!! There gluten free and vegan!!

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