How to make Vegan Cupcake Vegan Cupcake is a vegetarian form of the very popular dessert cupcakes. Vegan Cupcake are made without eggs, butter or cow's milk. Soy milk is used as a substitute for cow's milk to make this dessert. The light Vegan Cupcake is a perfect picnic food as it is easy to carry around. Often vanilla extract is used to add a unique aroma to Vegan Cupcakes. Cocoa powder and orange juice are also used sometimes to give it a special flavour. Vegan Cupcake recipes include Vegan Carrot Cupcake and Vegan Coconut Cupcake.