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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Orange-Plum-Rosemary Ice Pops

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

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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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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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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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Grape Ice Pops

With just one whole-food ingredient and a few hours of freezer time, you can have an icy and refreshing treat. No ice…

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