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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.

Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding

To celebrate the arrival of pumpkin spice season, we’re sharing this exclusive Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding recipe from the Forks Meal Planner….

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding see recipe

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…

grapefruit granita see recipe

Vegan Sweet Potato Pie

This classic Southern dessert gets a plant-based twist with apple sauce and plant-based milk replacing all the dairy products used in traditional…

Vegan Sweet Potato Pie in a white pie tin with a slice topped with whipped cream sitting next to it on a saucer see recipe

Mint and Blueberry Nice Cream

Frozen blueberries and bananas make the most dramatic-looking nice cream you’ve ever seen. The addition of fresh mint takes the flavor to…

Deep purple blueberry and mint nice cream shown from the side in a clear glass Mason jar, topped with sprigs of mint - vegan ice cream recipe see recipe

Strawberry-Lemonade Nice Cream

Lemon pulp and zest give this sorbet-like dessert a zing without making the base too watery. For best results, choose bananas that…

Close-up shot of red-pink strawberry-lemonade vegan ice cream see recipe

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…

vegan caramel apples see recipe

Peach Upside-Down Cake with Whole Grain Flour

Enjoy a slice of summer with this delightful peach cake. A blend of whole grain flours makes this cake lighter than it…

peach upside down cake for fourth of july 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

Apple-Raspberry Crisp

Frozen raspberries, harvested and flash-frozen at their tangy-sweet peak, are great to have on hand in the depths of winter and year-round….

RASPBERRY-Apple crumble see recipe

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,…

homemade chocolate doughnuts orange sauce see recipe

Snicker Snaps

Forks Over Knives’ crunchier, bite-size interpretation of vegan of snickerdoodles, these cinnamon-dusted cookies are deliciously enticing. The high yield makes this recipe…

Snicker Snaps Vegan Snickerdoodles see recipe

Vegan Black Forest Brownies with Cherries

Black beans are the secret ingredient that make this plant-based twist on a classic recipe extra moist and chewy. Don’t worry about…

Black Forest Brownies with Cherries on a slate countertop see recipe