10 Spots for Vegan Cupcakes in Los Angeles
Who doesn’t love cupcakes? Those fun, little handheld desserts are such an easy and reliable way to satisfy your cravings for sweet treats. Check out this list for a variety of places that offer vegan cupcakes—from fully-vegan bakeries to eateries and grocery stores. We’ve got your back no matter if you’re looking for places to stop in for a quick dessert, spots that serve regular meals too, special pop-up companies, or places that’ll take custom orders for your special occasions.
Erin McKenna’s Bakery
This fully-vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free bakery offers treats galore, including a variety of cupcakes. These come in assorted flavors such as vanilla, carrot, chocolate, brownie, and red velvet. Want to give some cupcakes as a gift? Then this is the place for you, because they have gift boxes available for sets of two individual cupcakes or half a dozen. And if you’re not in the area, don’t worry because you can order most of their desserts online as well.
Flore Vegan Cuisine
Sit down for a meal at Flore, and don’t skip out on some sweet cupcakes for dessert. Choose from chocolate vanilla, chocolate peanut butter, lemon poppy, or lemon berry cake, or wheat-free options, like apple cinnamon or chocolate.
Head to this plant-based eatery located at the front of Whole Foods’ 365 in Silver Lake for not only eye-catching burgers and fries, but lots of different sweets, including cupcakes in tiramisu, chocolate, and seasonal flavors, along with their own take on Hostess CupCakes—the Chlostess.
This vegan and gluten-free bakery always has different cupcakes available in store, like chocolate, cookies and cream, vanilla, carrot cake, and pink lemonade, along with their version of Hostess CupCakes—the Karma Cake. Check out their website for custom order options available as well.
Head to Native Foods for a nice vegan meal, and then follow it up by indulging in a cupcake or two to satisfy your sweet tooth. Their freshly-baked cupcakes vary seasonally and by location.
Ridiculous Baking Company
Hollywood and Mar Vista Farmers Markets
This vegan baking company doesn’t have a storefront, but you can catch them at farmers markets in Hollywood and Mar Vista. Pick up baked goods and sweets, including cupcakes, bagels, breads, and more.
For an interesting twist on cupcakes, check out Buzzcakes, where their spread of treats are alcohol infused. You heard that right—some of the cupcake flavors they offer include lemon vodka, choc stout, Punkfetti, and Kahlua coffee cake. Find them regularly at @wearetheveganhooligans, @rockinhotchickun, and @bestiesveganparadise. Follow their Instagram for updates.
Two Birds Baking Company
Two Birds Baking was on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” and is all-vegan. They offer a large assortment of cupcakes, with everything from classic vanilla or chocolate, to lots of fun flavors, like Oreo, banana split, dulce de leche, and more. While they’re based in Huntington Beach and don’t have their own storefront, they are available daily at Hapa Cupcakes in Fullerton. You can also call them to place custom orders.
Whole Foods comes in clutch with an array of vegan cupcakes available in their bakery section. So put the cherry on top of your next grocery trip by picking up a little treat for yourself. (Note: Availability varies by location, so we recommend calling ahead to make sure your store carries vegan cupcakes)
Yvonne’s Vegan Kitchen
Yvonne’s all-vegan and gluten-free treats are sold at cafes and grocers in LA and Orange County, like @grassroots68 in South Pasadena and @joicafe in Westlake Village, along with being available to order online. Check out their array of cupcakes in flavors like vanilla with raspberry jam frosting, triple chocolate, chocolate creme de menthe, and carrot cake.
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