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A close up of a gingerbread bundt cake with chocolate glaze dripping down the sides

Vegan Gingerbread Bundt Cake

  • Author: Jessica Hoffman
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minute
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This Vegan Gingerbread Bundt Cake is loaded with gingerbread flavour and perfectly soft. Top if off with a chocolate glaze if you like!



Bundt cake: 

Chocolate glaze: (optional) 

  • 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a stand mixer, mix the coconut oil and brown sugar together until combined and fluffy.
  4. Then add the molasses, applesauce and almond milk one at a time mixing until everything is combined.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients, 1/3 of the mixture at a time while mixing on low, then once incorporated mix on high until everything is well combined.
  6. Grease your bundt pan with vegetable shortening, and then sprinkle with a light dusting of cocoa powder to prevent your cake from sticking.
  7. Fill the bundt pan and bake for 40-50 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Let cool for exactly 10 minutes, before flipping your cake out of the pan.
  9. To make the chocolate glaze, melt the coconut chips and coconut milk together then pour on top of the cake once cooled.


This cake is DELICIOUS with no glaze at all. You can also sprinkle a light dusting of powdered sugar on the cake or serve it with fresh fruit.

You can use a stand mixer, or just mix the cake in a bowl by hand. Both work well, but I prefer to use a stand mixer. (laziness wins!) 

You can use either solid or melted coconut oil in this recipe. I’ve tested both out and they both turn out well. I personally prefer using solid coconut oil (why bother melting it?) so it creams together with the sugar.

Don’t overmix the batter. Mix just until everything is incorporated.


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 370
  • Sugar: 27g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 5g

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