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.

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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Raspberry-Apple Crumble

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….

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Perfect Vegan Carrot Cake

Perfectly moist and studded with raisins, this vegan carrot cake is sweetened with dates and banana and gets its rich flavor from…

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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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Snicker Snaps

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

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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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Chocolate Mousse Pie

See who at the table can guess the secret ingredient of this heavenly vegan mousse pie: acorn squash. For best results, give…

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Outrageously Healthy Brownies

The next time you’re craving rich, chewy, densely chocolaty brownies, make a batch of these. Cooked black beans keep them lusciously moist,…

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