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5 Spots for Vegan Cupcakes in Chicago

Check out these bakeries for some sugary indulgence in the Windy City.

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Check out these bakeries for some sugary indulgence in the Windy City.

Great news, all you vegan cupcake enthusiasts in the Windy City! Chicago is loaded with bakeries that offer scrumptious vegan cupcakes to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether you’re a committed vegan or simply looking to explore plant-based desserts, we’ve got you covered. Join us as we dive into the city’s vegan cupcake scene and discover the best spots to indulge in these delectable treats.

Pie, Pie My Darling

Ukrainian Village

Pie, Pie My Darling specializes in creating handcrafted vegan desserts, including delectable cupcakes. Their cupcake menu is an ever-changing array of unique flavors, ensuring you’ll always find something exciting to try. From Goth Sprinkle to Brown Sugar Peach, their creative offerings are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Pie, Pie My Darling takes same-day pre-orders every Saturday.

Pie, Pie My Darling vegan cupcakes on tray

Courtesy of Pie, Pie My Darling

Sweet Vegan Bakes

Old Town

At Sweet Vegan Bakes, you’ll find classic flavors like vanilla and chocolate as well as unique creations such as Strawberry Crunch and Cookies & Cream. They have treats to please longtime vegans and the veg-curious alike. Their commitment to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients makes this spot a must-visit.

Person holding container of vegan cupcakes from Sweet Vegan Bakes

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Defloured specializes in gluten-free baked goods and offers two vegan cupcake options. Choose from either chocolate with vanilla frosting or chocolate with chocolate frosting. Whether you have gluten sensitivities, follow a vegan lifestyle, or simply appreciate delicious desserts, Defloured is the place to go.

Defloured vegan cupcakes on tray

Courtesy of Defloured

Molly’s Cupcakes

Multiple Locations


While not entirely vegan, Molly’s Cupcakes offers two vegan cupcake flavors—chocolate and vanilla. These sweets are moist, fluffy, and frosted to perfection, making them a hit among vegans and non-vegans alike. Fun fact: They were the season one finale winner on Cupcake Wars!

Vegan cupcakes from Molly's Cupcakes

Courtesy of Molly’s Cupcakes


Rush & Division


Sprinkles takes pride in their high-quality ingredients and attention to detail, ensuring that their vegan cupcakes are as delightful as their traditional counterparts. Although they only offer one vegan flavor—Vegan Red Velvet—it’s a great option when you’re in the mood for a single cupcake or need cupcakes for your next party.

Vegan cupcake from Sprinkles

Photo by Kalilah Franklin

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