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.

Frozen Chocolate-Banana Treats (Better Than Ice Cream!)

These delicious cocoa-infused frozen banana ice cream treats get rolled in crunchy Grape-Nuts cereal to keep the ice cream from melting all…

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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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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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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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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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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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Mexican Chocolate Brownies

Black beans are a secret weapon of whole-food, plant-based bakers. Blended, they help create a fudgy base for chocolatey treats, such as…

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Summer Pudding with Fresh Berries and Lavender Cashew Cream

Wow your friends with this visually stunning vegan summer pudding, which offers a whole-food, plant-based take on a beloved British dessert. Toasted…

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Vegan Double Chocolate Instant Pot Cake

Multicookers such as the Instant Pot aren’t just for soups and stews: They can make delectable, luscious desserts, too. This incredibly moist…

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Marble Pudding

A rich swirl of dark chocolate adds intensity to this cool vegan peanut butter pudding. Fiber-rich date paste and a dollop of pure…

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Valentine’s Day Treats: Chocolate Pistachio Mint and Strawberry Rose Bliss Balls

Melt your vegan valentine’s heart with these plant-based Bliss Balls. This recipe yields two fabulous flavors—rich Chocolate Pistachio Mint and radiant Strawberry…

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