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.

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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Banana and Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies

These not-too-sweet treats make for satisfying snacks and just-enough desserts. Mashed banana helps moisten the batter, and sliced banana serves as a…

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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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Fruit-Topped Vanilla Cupcakes

These wholesome homemade cupcakes are subtly sweet and delightfully moist. (They also happen to be gluten-free.) The secret ingredient in the creamy…

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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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Sweet Potato Bites

Sweet potatoes accounted for 60 percent of the Okinawan diet until about 1950. This slightly sweetened preparation is delicious and can serve…

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Peach-Cranberry Cobbler

Cranberries add bursts of crimson color and tart flavor to this cobbler. Serve with Vanilla Bean Banana Ice Cream for a mouthwateringly…

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Vanilla Nice Cream With Real Vanilla Bean

Frozen bananas are the secret to the creamy texture of this nice cream, which is fabulous with warm cobblers and pies or…

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Purple Potato Cake with Autumn Fruits

Purple potatoes lend tenderness and unexpected color to this rustic cake. If you don’t have purple potatoes, use any sweet potatoes or…

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Apple-Maple Cinnamon Rolls

These Apple-Maple Cinnamon Rolls are a heavenly taste of autumn. A light brushing of pure maple syrup on fresh-from-the-oven rolls sweetly elevates…

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Pumpkin Tart with Oat Crust

This picturesque pumpkin tart is worthy of a holiday-dinner finale. A touch of maple syrup in the tart and in the whipped…

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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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