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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.

Sweet Fig Flatbreads

This simple flatbread showcases the natural sweetness of figs by pairing them with ribbons of floral orange zest and a creamy vanilla-infused…

Fig Flatbreads on a white marble countertop see recipe

Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding with Pecan Crumble

Tender cooked sweet potatoes form the base of this luscious autumnal pudding. Rich cocoa powder, caramel-like dates, and a dash of salty…

Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding with Pecan Crumble in a glass jar see recipe

Caramelized Pineapple Nice Cream

Dig into this sweet treat that blends caramelized pineapple chunks with frozen bananas for an intensely delicious nice cream. The creamy, soft-serve…

caramelized pineapple nice cream with chunks of toasted pineapple on top in a rectangular metal tin see recipe

Loaded Strawberry Ice Pops

Save this recipe for a hot summer day! Luscious strawberries, nectarines, and blueberries are encased in lightly sweetened almond milk to create…

Strawberry, blueberry, and nectarine popsicles on a pink background surrounded by ice cubes see recipe

Vegan Key Lime Pie

Beautifully tart and lusciously creamy, this vegan pie takes your taste buds on a tropical vacation. The tangy filling has a rich,…

Vegan Key Lime Pie with fresh lime slices in a tart tin on gray marble counter see recipe

Strawberry Dessert Pizza

Pizza for dessert? That’s right! This healthy treat pairs jammy strawberries with a lightly sweetened cashew-cream sauce for a summertime snack that…

Strawberry Dessert Pizza sprinkled with fresh mint leaves on a white marble countertop see recipe

Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes

These wholesome, fragrant cupcakes feature strawberry puree in both the batter and the frosting, infusing every bite with fruity goodness. You can…

Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes see recipe

Grilled Peaches with Basil-Peach Nice Cream

The perfect finale to a summer cookout, this memorable, melt-in-your-mouth dessert harnesses the power of fire and ice: Two of the peaches…

Grilled Peaches and Peach Nice Cream see recipe

Watermelon-Kiwi Ice Pops

Made with just two ingredients and zero added sugar, these pretty ice pops are sweet, tangy, and truly refreshing. Use the deepest-red…

watermelon kiwi ice pops see recipe

Plum Rosette Tarts

Rosy red plums make for a show-stopping dessert that’s worthy of special occasions. Nectarines or persimmons would be equally tasty and pretty…

Two pretty pink-red rosette plum tarts side by side on a light marble table see recipe

Cherry-Almond Nice Cream

Almond extract makes this frozen confection taste like Amarena gelato, an Italian favorite made with Amarena cherries and almond flavoring. Using thawed…

Close-up shot of pink-hued almond cherry nice cream, with visible bits of cherries, and an ice cream scoop see recipe

Date-Sweetened Chocolate Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is usually made with gelatin, but this vegan version uses agar powder, a seaweed-derived alternative. Look for it in the…

Date-Sweetened Chocolate Vegan panna Cotta - Light caramel colored panna cotta drizzled with fresh raspberries, sitting on a gray plate, with a bowl of raspberries on the side see recipe