Decadent Desserts

Yes, it’s possible to make phenomenal desserts without animal products, oil, or highly refined sweeteners. If you have any doubt, the proof is in the plant-based pudding—and cupcakes, brownies, pies, cakes, nice creams, and crumbles. Our curated collection of vegan dessert recipes offers countless ways to satisfy that sweet tooth while still nourishing your health. Plenty of these treats are even better when prepared a day or two in advance, making them perfect for entertaining.

Creamy Blueberry-Millet Parfaits

Millet has a subtle nutty flavor that plays well with sweet ingredients. When cooked, it takes on a fluffy texture that is…

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Chocolate-Orange Dessert Donuts

These chocolaty dessert doughnuts incorporate orange juice, zest, and segments for moist and flavorful results. If you don’t have a doughnut mold,…

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Stress Baking: Our Top 20 Baked Recipes That Are Healthy and Comforting

Whether it’s in the simplicity of a blend-and-pour recipe or the exertion of a kneading marathon, many people find peace through baking….

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Strawberry Clafouti Dessert

Clafouti is a fruity French dessert. This not-too-sweet version from Chef AJ is healthy enough to have for breakfast. From The Secrets…

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Banana and Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies

These not-too-sweet treats make for satisfying snacks and just-enough desserts. Mashed banana helps moisten the batter, and sliced banana serves as a…

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Strawberry-Chocolate Ice Cream

This strawberry-chocolate nice cream (plant-based ice cream made with frozen bananas) is as pretty as it is delicious. Dark chocolate chunks make…

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Fruit-Topped Vanilla Cupcakes

These wholesome homemade cupcakes are subtly sweet and delightfully moist. (They also happen to be gluten-free.) The secret ingredient in the creamy…

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Pear Spice Cake

Add interest to the holiday dessert table with this warmly spiced homemade cake, which is topped with pears and pecans. The beautifully…

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Sweet Potato Bites

Sweet potatoes accounted for 60 percent of the Okinawan diet until about 1950. This slightly sweetened preparation is delicious and can serve…

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Peach-Cranberry Cobbler

Cranberries add bursts of crimson color and tart flavor to this cobbler. Serve with Vanilla Bean Banana Ice Cream for a mouthwateringly…

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Vanilla Bean Banana Ice Cream

Frozen bananas are the secret to the creamy texture of this nice cream, which is fabulous with warm cobblers and pies or…

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Purple Potato Cake with Autumn Fruits

Purple potatoes lend tenderness and unexpected color to this rustic cake. If you don’t have purple potatoes, use any sweet potatoes or…

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