25 Tasty Vegan Birthday Cakes & Funfetti Treats

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25 Tasty Vegan Birthday Cakes + Treats

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Celebrate in style with this selection of vegan birthday cakes and other treats full of funfetti and flavor! Find simple as well as elaborate ideas for everyone in your family. If you’re new to baking or plant-based eating, try the following one-bowl vegan cake recipe that can easily be modified!

Ingredients

One Bowl Vegan Cake

  • 1 cup brown sugar (220 g)
  • 6 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (120 g)
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder (40 g)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup soy milk (240 ml)

Frosting

  • ¼ cup vegan butter (56 g)
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup cocoa powder (60 g)
  • 2 cups icing sugar (55 g)
  • 1 tbsp soy milk
  • Funfetti

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 °F (180 °C) and line a 9x9 inch cake pan with paper.
  2. Combine sugar, oil, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Stir in flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder.
  3. Whisk until smooth while slowly adding the soy milk. Pour into your prepared cake pan and place into the oven.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then transfer to a wire rack. Be sure that it is completely cool before adding any frosting!
  5. Beat the vegan butter, vanilla, and cocoa powder with an electric mixer to create the frosting. Add half of the icing sugar and keep beating until creamy.
  6. Slowly add the rest of the icing sugar and soy milk. Continue beating until the frosting becomes smooth and creamy.
  7. Using a cake knife or spatula, spread the frosting over the top of the cooled cake. Decorate with sprinkles or funfetti and serve!

Notes

  • You can also decorate the cake with fresh fruit, cookies, or edible flowers.
  • Any buttercream flavor works for this recipe!
  • Find 25 more birthday cakes in the article above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 slice
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 355Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 2gSugar: 40gProtein: 3g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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