Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Buffalo cauliflower wings 🧡🔥✨

Crispy yet tender cauliflower “wings” are baked to perfection then tossed in buffalo hot sauce! It’s a vegan, gluten-free, secretly healthy recipe that’s perfect for snacking, appetizers, and parties.

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

The BEST vegan buffalo cauliflower wings! They are crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside. The soft and tender cauliflower “wings” are baked to perfection then coated in spicy buffalo sauce. It’s a secretly healthy appetizer, snack, and party food that everyone will love!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American-Inspired
Keyword: cauliflower, Recipe, Snack, Vegan
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Kaylie
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 1 cup flour all-purpose or GF all-purpose
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce such as Frank’s Red Hot
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter melted*


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut cauliflower head into small florets, removing the stem and leaves.
  • Combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together. Add almond milk and whisk together once more.
  • Dip each cauliflower floret into the batter, ensuring it is evenly coated. Tap off any excess batter and transfer cauliflower to the baking sheet. Repeat until all cauliflower is used.
  • Bake cauliflower wings for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Combine melted butter and buffalo sauce in a large bowl. Toss baked cauliflower wings in the buffalo sauce. Be sure each wing is fully submerged and evenly coated.
  • Transfer wings back to the baking sheet. Bake for an additional 15-2o minutes.
  • Remove cauliflower wings from the oven and serve with ranch dressing dip, celery, and carrots.


*To melt vegan butter, microwave it for 15-20 seconds.


Nutrition Facts
Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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2 thoughts on “Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings”

  1. My the breading for my cauliflower was sticking to my pan when I went to flip them in between 20min cook time..so my breading came off basically

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