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Our Favourite Vegan Lebkuchen Recipes

by Fabian Jackson

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Preheat your oven to festive and play All I Want For Christmas Is You on full volume – it’s time to make some plant-based lebkuchen. Keep reading to discover the best vegan recipes.

Lebkuchen are a traditional spiced cake-type cookie that is nearly impossible to put down.

Traditional vegan lebkuchen recipe

traditional vegan lebkucjen

Photo credit: Occasionally Eggs

This first recipe uses coconut sugar and olive oil to replace butter and honey (two of the traditional non-vegan components of lebkuchen). It’s an elevated take of gingerbread and a simple recipe to follow for all ages. 

Gluten-free vegan lebkuchen recipe

gluten free lebkuchen

Photo credit: Unconventional Baker

If you’re after a gluten-free and tasty lebkuchen recipe due to allergies or intolerances, this is the recipe for you. It carries all of the flavour and texture you’d expect, just zero gluten. They’re simple to make and guaranteed to go down a storm.

Festive-shaped vegan lebkuchen recipe

assorted lebkuchen

Photo credit: Vegan On Board

Get your Christmas tree and star-shaped cutters at the ready for this recipe. The spice mix used here is warming and perfectly balanced, plus who doesn’t love using the fun cookie cutters at any opportunity they get? 

Once you’ve had a go at one of these recipes, let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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