Love to Bake? Follow These Young Vegan Pastry Chefs for Inspo

Vegan pastries, cookies, and cakes? Yes, chef. By swapping eggs and dairy for animal-friendly ingredients, vegan baking helps prevent chickens and cows from suffering in cruel industries. 🐔🐮 Plus, vegan pastries are a great way to show nonvegans how delicious and fun it is to eat compassionately. Pick up tips, get new recipes, and place orders from these young vegan pastry chefs. 👩‍🍳


This self-taught, Rhode Island-based vegan chef has a cool story. Piper tried to get a server position at the vegan restaurant Foglia, but the owner was so impressed with her baking skills that he hired her as a pastry chef—all while she was still in high school. 🤯


Mary-Kate is one of the Six Vegan Sisters, a group of sisters from Michigan who’ve been making amazing animal-friendly food for years. Check out our 2022 collab with her for this Valentine’s Day recipe for vegan ice cream cone cake pops. 😩👌🔥


If you watch The Great British Bake Off, you may already know Freya. 💁 She slayed as a vegan contestant on the show’s 12th season in 2021, and now she makes simple, delicious vegan treats from recipes you can try yourself.


EAT by AMY used to be a vegan meal prep service, but Amy strengthened her baking skills during the COVID-19 lockdown. 😤 Now she makes tasty pastries like vegan “Nutella” white chocolate brownies, cinnamon whoopie pies, and red velvet cookies. 😍


Christina ditched animal-derived foods in 2015 and immediately started veganizing her fave dishes. 👍 Her page features pastries like vegan pistachio muffins, matcha cheesecake, and gingerbread caramel slices. 😋


Julia is a pastry chef in Santa Cruz, California, who bakes using exclusively vegan and organic ingredients. 🌱 Their chicken- and cow-friendly offerings include chocolate croissants, lemon blueberry scones, and “cruffins.” (You read that right—visit their page to find out exactly what it is 🤨😆).


Tom runs Project Vegan Baking, a blog with tons of vegan baked goods recipes. 💻 Hit him up if you want him to veganize something you’ve never seen made that way before.


Vegan food blogger and photographer Hannah shows everyone that we don’t need eggs or dairy to make mouthwatering pastries. 🙅🥚🥛 Check out her blog for recipes for her vegan treats, including a passionfruit tart, a chocolate yule log, and air fryer donuts.


You don’t have to be a full-blown baker or chef to make delicious vegan desserts—these easy vegan cake mix hacks are perfect for baking beginners. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll already have five simple recipes under your belt. 🎂

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