What cake is complete without frosting? Only a cake that could be 1 million times better if it had frosting, that’s what kind! You won’t find many cans of vegan frosting on the shelf at the supermarket, but it’s easy enough to whip up a creamy batch on your own. These 11 vegan frosting recipes are simple, delicious, and healthier than any frosting from a can.
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Avocados have the perfect texture for making a smooth and creamy frosting. This chocolate frosting could compliment a wide variety of cakes and desserts.
#2. Ermine Frosting
Ermine frosting is the traditional type of icing used on red velvet cake, however, this vegan ermine frosting recipe was designed to be the perfect compliment to pumpkin cake.
This vegan lemon coconut frosting is tangy and refreshing. It would go great on lemon cupcakes or muffins. Just make sure you use liquid stevia or vegetable glycerin in place of honey if you want the recipe to truly be vegan.
Some people just can’t live without milk chocolate. If you’re one of them, this frosting is for you.
For when you’ve completely given up on life. Just kidding! Believe it or not, these little guys are actually pretty healthy – a whole lot healthier than real chocolate frosting or mousse.
The perfect topping for a chocolate cake, or chocolate brownies, or chocolate cupcakes, or pretty much anything that’s chocolate and baked.
Sometimes all you need is a tried and true vanilla frosting, and this vegan buttercream has everything you’d want in one. I’ve always been a big fan of vanilla frosting on chocolate cake. I imagine this frosting would also be delicious on dark chocolate brownies.
If you’re looking for a vanillin frosting with a little twist, this less conventional salted coconut oil frosting may be what your pallet desires.
This vegan cream cheese recipe is unique in that it doesn’t use any cream cheese. It doesn’t use any margarine, either. It’s essentially a made-from-scratch recipe, and it’s a lot healthier than others that use heavily processed ingredients.
For the chocolate connoisseur who considers them self a purist, I present you with this classic ganache.
And, because no yin is complete without its yang, this white chocolate frosting completes our list. The recipe says vegan margarine is optional, but if you want a creamy cake-frosting texture, you should definitely use it.