There’s no need to be left out of pre-firework feasts just because you’re vegan. Enjoy cosy comfort foods galore with these bonfire night recipes
1. Homemade Toffee Apples
Bonfire night just isn’t complete without crunchy toffee apples. Here’s a quick and easy recipe by BBC Good Food to get you in the mood for the fireworks.
2. Pumpkin Soup
Hearty soups are ideal for chilly weather. This smooth and creamy pumpkin soup by Loving it Vegan will warm you up in no time. Looking for more ways to use up spare pumpkins you have lying around? Check out our favourite pumpkin recipes.
3. Irish Stew
You won’t find any lamb in this scrumptious stew by It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken. Packed with plenty of yummy veg, it’s simply bursting with flavour.
4. Loaded Baked Potatoes
The humble baked potato is a great winter warmer and there are endless tasty vegan toppings to adorn it with. This cheesy loaded potato recipe by Well Vegan is sure to fill you up before the festivities.
5. Shepherd’s Pie
Shepherd’s pie is a family favourite for frosty evenings and it tastes even better with a vegan twist. Don’t believe us? This recipe by Minimalist Baker will definitely change your mind.
6. Cornish Pasties
The Cornish pasty is yet another infamous British staple that can be easily veganised. In this recipe by Everyday Veggie, the traditional beef has been substituted with a mix of delicious veggies, but the melt-in-your-mouth pastry is still the same.
7. Treacle Toffee
You can’t beat sticky treacle toffee on 5 November. Thanks to this amazing recipe by Wallflower Kitchen, you can still enjoy this bonfire night delight when you’re vegan. Not up to making your own? You can buy vegan treacle toffee online from Dairy Free Toffee.
Who doesn’t love indulging in these campfire classics at this time of year? You won’t be able to get enough of these decadent vegan S’mores by Fresh off the Grid.
9. Hot Chocolate
Treat yourself to this soothing, super creamy hot chocolate by Veggie and the Beast Feast. If you don’t fancy making your own, vegan hot chocolate is easy to find in supermarkets. Cadbury, Galaxy, Green and Black’s and Hotel Chocolat have products suitable for vegans and there are various supermarket own-brand varieties too.
10. Sticky Toffee Pudding
Whatever the occasion, sticky toffee pudding always goes down a treat. This delectable dessert by Demuths is the perfect bonfire night goodie.
If these aren’t enough to whet your appetite, browse our top autumn recipes for even more cooking inspiration.
PAGE UPDATED JULY 2020