Vegan Bread: 20 Best Recipes + Popular Brands {Eggless & Dairy-Free}

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Looking for the best recipes for vegan bread? From classic loaves to vegan zucchini bread, there’s a recipe for vegan bread to rise to any occasion.

There’s nothing quite like a basket of fresh, homemade vegan bread. Though there are plenty of options for buying vegan bread at the grocery store, it’s hard to beat a warm and fluffy loaf straight out of the oven. Whether you’re looking for a sturdy sandwich bread or something on the sweeter side, we have plenty of amazing options for you in this handy guide.

Below you’ll find recipes for:

  • Focaccia
  • Pita Bread
  • Whole Grain Bread
  • Bagels
  • Filipino Pandesal Rolls
  • Beer Bread
  • Zucchini Bread
  • Banana Bread
  • Pumpkin Bread
  • Bread Rolls
  • Seed Bread
  • Poppyseed Bread
  • Squash Bread
  • Irish Soda Bread
  • Chinese Bread
  • PB&J Bread
  • Mango Date Bread
  • Vegan Gingerbread House

…and more!

If you love making bread from scratch, this list will keep you going with fresh bakes all year long. But before we dive into the recipes, let’s cover some of the most popular vegan-friendly bread brands you can find in stores.

Is Bread Vegan?

Most bread is naturally vegan-friendly; but every brand and recipe takes it’s own spin so it’s still important to check the ingredients. Classic sourdough, bagels, pita bread, pizza dough, and beyond is made without any animal ingredients.

Of course there are some breads that are usually made with eggs or milk (think: banana bread, egg bagels, and brioche). Luckily, both store-bought options and recipes have sprouted up making essentially any bread you have you heart set on available to you without animal products.

Popular Vegan-Friendly Bread Brands

The following brands are just a few of the vegan-friendly brands out there with many vegan offerings. These brands are not necessarily fully vegan though, so please check the label before you buy!

  • Alvarado Street Bakery
  • Dave’s Killer Bread
  • Food for Life Ezekiel Bread (sprouted bread often found in the freezer section of grocery stores)
  • One Degree Organic
  • Rudi’s Organic Bakery

…and many store brands.

Delicious Recipes for Vegan Bread

Vegan Focaccia

Fluffy, comforting, and absolutely delicious, this vegan focaccia recipe is so good that you will dream of it every day for the rest of your life. Made with high-quality Italian olive oil, rosemary, salt, and olives, this vegan focaccia makes an excellent side to a vegan pasta dish or sliced as a sandwich bread.

Olive Rosemary Vegan Focaccia Bread

Vegan Pita Bread

This vegan pita bread is easy, tasty, and a total winner! Dip it in hummus, stuff with falafel, toast into chips, or just enjoy it on its own—there are no wrong answers!

plate of stacked pita bread garnished with herbs on a white plate

Seeded Spelt Bread

If you’re looking for a hearty sandwich bread, look no further! This seeded spelt bread has everything you need to get through a mid-day hump and contains plenty of protein thanks to its seeds and high-gluten wheat flour.

easy vegan spelt bread with seeds and herbs

Homemade Vegan Bagels

Most bagels are naturally vegan, but making your own from scratch is so much fun! This recipe comes from Oakland-based vegan chef Philip Gelb who has been teaching bagel-making classes for years. Now you can make them from your own home!

vegan bagels recipe and brands

Vegan Pandesal

This traditional Filipino recipe usually contains eggs and dairy but thankfully this vegan version is here to save the day! This vegan pandesal features almond milk and flaxseed meal in place of eggs and makes a satisfying snack any time of day.

vegan filipino bread pandesal

Rosemary Beer Bread

Craving a vegan bread that doesn’t take too much effort? This rosemary beer bread is the vegan bread recipe for you! Made with beer instead of yeast, this tasty bread only takes about 10 minutes of prep before rising in the oven for an hour.

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Vegan Zucchini Bread

Sweet, chunky, and oh-so-satisfying, this vegan zucchini bread recipe is a must-try! Made with grated zucchini, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and flax meal, this sweet treat contains a hefty dose of vitamins and antioxidants in each bite.

vegan chocolate zucchini bread sliced up on a white plate and also some on a cooling rack

Vegan Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip and Walnut Banana Bread

From Conflicted Vegan comes a recipe for a fluffy, moist, and decadent vegan chocolate bread recipe. Dynamic in texture as well as flavor, this vegan bread recipe is simply irresistible!

whole wheat chocolate banana bread sliced on a cooling rack

Fresh Oregano Bread Scrolls

Full of fresh oregano and the perfect bread recipe for a fun appetizer, these oregano bread scrolls from Plant Based Folk is easy to make and sure to be a hit. Serve alongside soup, salad, pasta, or just enjoy it by itself!

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bread

Fantastic for fall or as a satisfying vegan dessert, this vegan pumpkin spice bread from Stunningly Plant-Based is a pumpkin spice lover’s dream. It also comes together in just under an hour, with most of the work being done in the oven!

vegan pumpkin spice bread sliced on a white plate

Vegan Seed Bread

Looking for a high-protein, gluten-free recipe for vegan bread? This recipe from Running on Real Food is made with pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, ground flax, and more, making it super rich in vitamins, texture, and flavor!

Healthy Wholemeal Bread

Made from high-nutrient ingredients such as wheat berries, apple cider vinegar, and whole wheat flour, this vegan bread recipe from Happy Kitchen is tasty, filling, and very easy to make. Pro tip: soak the grains overnight!

picture of whole meal wheat bread sliced up

Mango Dates Cake Bread

Fruit lovers, rejoice! This sweet and fruity bread from Simple Sumptuous Cooking features sweet fruits such as chopped mangoes and dates and is perfect as a breakfast, dessert, or snack. With minimal prep, most of the work is done in the oven and in just about an hour you can enjoy this sweet vegan loaf.

vegan mango and date bread sliced on a tray

Vegan Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Bread

Paleo, vegan, and gluten-free, this sweet poppy bread recipe from Pretty Pies is great for those seeking a sweet bread without the gluten! The orange glaze only elevates this satisfying gluten-free bread recipe, ideal for a quick snack or alongside a delicious vegan brunch spread.

vegan and gluten-free poppyseed bread sliced up on white parchment paper

Peanut Butter Jelly Bread

Who said that peanut butter and jelly could only be enjoyed between two slices of bread? This super tasty egg-free bread recipe from Healthy Happy Life features sliced strawberries as the “jelly”, though you could use other fresh berries such as raspberries, blueberries, or blackberries.

Cinnamon Squash Bread w/ Cinnamon Squash Icing

A recipe for vegan bread that uses squash? Why yes! This deliciously rich recipe from Veggie Inspired uses butternut squash puree along with a number of other delicious ingredients for a perfect fall loaf. The cinnamon squash icing brings this vegan bread to the next level. Best of all is that this all comes together in just under an hour!

Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo)

This simple and tasty Brazilian recipe for vegan cheesy bread by our friend Hannah Kaminsky from BitterSweet Blog requires zero needing and little patience. Enjoy gooey, fluffy goodness in just about 30 minutes with the help of a blender and some standard baking ingredients!

Fluffy Vegan Egg Bread (Brioche)

No bread maker? No problem! This fluffy vegan egg bread from Sweet Simple Vegan is not only incredibly easy but is packed with flavor! Make a vegan BLT with it or toast it up alongside some tofu scramble.

Vegan Irish Soda Bread

Usually made with buttermilk, this vegan Irish soda bread from Shane & Simple uses a mix of oat milk and vinegar instead for a dairy-free version. Spread some of your favorite vegan butter on it and enjoy!

Vegan Gingerbread House

Ever wanted to make your own vegan gingerbread house? This super fun recipe from Baked by Clo is totally worth the effort to make this awesome vegan holiday treat.

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Bread

What’s better than vegan banana bread? Gluten-free vegan banana bread, that is! This beginner-friendly recipe from Veganosity calls for gluten-free all-purpose flour and tapioca starch along with the usual suspects for banana bread (like bananas, duh!). Enjoy morning, day, or night!

We hope you never get bored of the same old bread again with all of these incredible recipes! Let us know in the comments below if you decide to try any of these amazing vegan bread recipes!

More Vegan Recipes to Explore

This guide and collection of recipes for vegan bread was written by Amanda Meth and edited by Michelle Cehn. We hope you get a chance to try them all! Recipe authors are credited in the captions, and photos were sourced from the original blog. Thank you to all our recipe contributors! Please note that this article may contain affiliate links which supports our work at World of Vegan.

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  1. Janaye Stanley says:

    So many options! I love bread so much especially homemade

  2. Vegan bread forever! Love all of these recipes 🙂

  3. I love love love this article! Thank you!

  4. The vegan pandesal is calling my name but all of these bread recipes look amazing!

  5. I ADORE this bread guide! I’m a lover of bread and these vegan recipes are making me drool! Yummy!

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