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Continue to enjoy cakes and comfort food, curries and healthy meals - and all your favourite dishes - the vegan-friendly way. Find more ideas and support our work with recipe books in our shop. Try Cooking Vegan by dietitian Vesanto Melina and chef Joseph Forest for full, nutritionally analysed recipes for people of all ages.  

Don't forget to head over to our blog where we often feature recipe bloggers. Featured articles include how to throw an impressive dinner party for non-vegans and more.

We also have a helpful list of sandwich and wrap filling ideas

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Please note all the recipes in this section are copyrighted by their authors. There are very few recipes that The Vegan Society owns itself, but we have been lucky to receive permissions of some authors to share their recipes.

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Chocolate cake

No birthday party would be complete without a chocolate cake, right? Relax, we have you covered.

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Chocolate cake slice

Chocolate celebration cake

A grown-up chocolate cake; this one is definitely adults only!

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Chocolate cake in a baking tray

Chocolate fridge cake

Chocolate fridge cake is ideal if you're hosting a kids' party (be sure to make enough for the grown-ups...(Read more)

peanut butter in a bowl on top of peanuts

Chocolate health fudge

Admittedly, desserts and health don't usually go hand-in-hand, but don't forget just how yummy healthy food can be. With...(Read more)

Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse

Not one for the kids (or the designated driver!) this boozy chocolate orange mousse is sure to hit the...(Read more)

Chocolate sponge cake

Chocolate sponge cake

Every cook needs a basic chocolate cake recipe. Once you've mastered this one, have fun playing about with different...(Read more)

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Christmas baked red cabbage and apple

Whatever the main event on your vegan Christmas table, this deliciously sweet side may just steal the show....(Read more)

cake slices next to coffee

Christmas boozy fruit cake

This rich and delicious cake will fool you into thinking it's completely sinful but it actually contains no added...(Read more)

liquor in a glass

Christmas brandy 'butter'

This is one to avoid if you're the designated driver! For everyone else there couldn't be a better way...(Read more)

Christmas chocolate log on a table

Christmas Chocolate Log

A delicious celebration cake to share with all the family - yum!(Read more)

Vegan Christmas pudding served on a round plate.

Christmas pudding

This is a very flexible recipe - the type of dried fruit is up to you as long as...(Read more)

A vegan Christmas pudding served on a glass cake stand.

Christmas pudding ice cream

Customised vanilla ice cream with traditional Christmas flavours, for a lighter finish to your festive feast. Makes 1 large ‘pudding’....(Read more)

Coconut and Nutmeg Fonio Porridge in a bowl

Coconut and Nutmeg Fonio Porridge

Fonio, also called Acha in some parts of Nigeria, is an ancient grain that packs a nutritional punch. Native...(Read more)

Coconut dahl served in bowl on the left, coconut dahl served with rice on the right.

Coconut dhal

This recipe is a firm favourite when I have friends over. It is easy to throw together and mostly...(Read more)

Coconut Flapjacks with Chopped Cranberries, Dates & Apricots

These sweet little treats are 100% plant-based and packed full of dried fruit and oats, which are high in...(Read more)

Coconuts

Coconut mousse

This isn't one of our easier recipes but it's certainly worth the effort. The refreshing tang of the lemon...(Read more)

Fried rice

Coconut vegetable rice

What a lovely coconut-flavoured meal!

Serves 2-3

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Coconut, White Bean and Celery soup

I have a vivid childhood memory of my nan and grandad loving soup. Whether this was true...(Read more)

pastries

Cornish pasties

If you thought becoming vegan meant giving up all your favourite foods and living off salads, this recipe alone...(Read more)

Coronation chickpea sandwich

Coronation chickpea sandwich

Try this delicious sandwich filling on toast or even on its own as an easy snack!

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