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.

Jelly Doughnut Holes

These delicious no-fry vegan Jelly Doughnut Holes are bite-size bits of bliss. Fill them with as much jam as possible for sweetest…

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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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Pineapple-Vanilla Granita

Lightly sweet and totally refreshing, this frozen dessert has a coarser, slushier texture than sorbet. This easy granita recipe requires only five…

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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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Orange-Plum-Rosemary Ice Pops

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

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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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Peanut Butter Caramel Apples

Bring those fond memories of state fairs and fall festivals back to life—or make some new autumn memories of your own—with a…

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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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Cantaloupe-Cucumber Soup

Fresh and sweet, this chilled soup makes a delicious dessert. We recommend using almond or rice milk, as both are thinner than…

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Mango Ice Cream

Frozen mangoes and banana make a shockingly creamy nice cream. Garnish this Mango Ice Cream with chopped fresh mango and a sprinkle…

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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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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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