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.

Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf

This loaf is dense, chocolaty, and moist, with undertones of pumpkin and autumnal spices laced throughout. I throw in some chocolate chips,…

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Chocolate-Cherry Cobbler

Chocolate and cherries are a naturally delicious pairing. This vegan cobbler uses a combination of sweet and tart cherries for balanced flavor…

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Raw Chocolate Caramel Dip

You can whip up this luscious, creamy chocolate dip recipe in less than 10 minutes! It’s especially delicious with apples, strawberries, cantaloupe, pears, and bananas.

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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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Berry and Banana Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Pack these picture-perfect cupcakes for your next picnic. The recipe includes a creamy vanilla frosting that comes together in just one step,…

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Lunchbox Chocolate Chip Cookies

I call these “lunchbox” cookies because they hold up well to being knocked about a bit and because you’re definitely going to…

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Cranberry-Orange Biscotti

These biscotti just personify a crunchy holiday treat! Always have a plate of these citrus-scented cookies at the table for guests to…

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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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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,…

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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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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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Almond-Oat Cookie Bars with Pumpkin Frosting

Canned pumpkin puree makes a great base for a luscious, naturally sweet frosting. Look for varieties in which pumpkin is the only…

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