Frostings 101: Vegan Frosting

Frostings 101: Vegan Frosting

Good vegan frostings can be hard to come by, but this one is both simple, easy, and flavourful. The coconut oil gives it a lovely flavour, and this frosting tastes great on our favourite vegan vanilla cupcakes.


3 cups of frosting


5 minutes


15 minutes


What you need:

  • 1 cup (250 mL) coconut oil, at room temperature
  • 2 cups (500 g) Redpath Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract


How to prepare:

1. Using handheld beaters, a stand mixer, or a wooden spoon, beat the coconut oil and vanilla until smooth and creamy.

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2. Add 1/2 cup (125 g) of icing sugar at a time, beating well after each addition.

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For more great frosting recipes, be sure to check out the rest of our Frostings 101 recipes:

Swiss Buttercream

Quick Buttercream

French Buttercream

Cream Cheese Frosting

7 Minute Frosting