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.

Cinnamon-Banana Nice Cream with Fruit Compote

The base for this dairy-free treat takes just a few minutes to whip up then sets in the freezer overnight. The compote…

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Ruby Red Grapefruit Granita

Juicy red grapefruit brings complex flavor to this sparkly granita. For best results when making this frozen dessert, look for grapefruits that…

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Mini Peach Tarts

Thickened with—surprise—sweet potato and a bit of agar powder, the filling in these summery peach tarts is delightfully light and fresh.

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Patriotic Fruit Pops

These no-sugar-added vegan ice pops harness the power of fruit for a sweet summer treat that’s truly refreshing. Note that this recipe…

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Jeweled Avocado-Chocolate Pudding

Avocado goes incognito in this luscious, creamy vegan pudding that takes all of five minutes to whip up. Pomegranate seeds are the…

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Persimmon Cake with Pistachios

Fuyu persimmons are best for these picture-perfect baby cakes. These fruits are similar to tomatoes in appearance and feel the same when…

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Southern-Style Banana Pudding Parfaits

This creamy treat is made by layering an easy stove-top vanilla pudding with sliced bananas and crunchy vanilla-laced oats. To avoid clingy…

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Orange-Plum-Rosemary Ice Pops

Subtly infused with rosemary, these pretty ice pops are bursting with whole fruit.

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Creamy Blueberry Parfaits with Millet

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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Farro Cranberry Squares

Great for entertaining, these photogenic fruit-and-farro squares don’t need added sugar to satiate a sweet tooth. They’re also wholesome and nourishing enough…

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