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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.

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…

Strawberry Clafouti see recipe

Peanut Butter–Quinoa Flake Cookies

Quinoa flakes give these kid-friendly cookies a delightfully chewy texture and a hearty helping of whole grains in each bite. The delicious…

Peanut Butter-Quinoa Flake Cookies on a wire cooling rack see recipe

Grilled Peaches with Basil-Peach Nice Cream

The perfect finale to a summer cookout, this memorable, melt-in-your-mouth dessert harnesses the power of fire and ice: Two of the peaches…

Grilled Peaches and Peach Nice Cream see recipe

Strawberry Chocolate Ice Cream Cupcakes

Ice cream cakes have always been a favorite dessert of mine, and I love how the melted ice cream gets soaked up…

cupcakes, ice cream see recipe

Blueberry Tartlets

With a luscious vanilla filling, saucy jewel-toned topping, and wholesome, perfectly crisp crusts, these mini blueberry tarts are a picture-perfect springtime dessert….

Mini tarts shown on individual plates - small tartlets with a lavender-vanilla filling and saucy blueberry topping see recipe

Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding

Not sure what to do with that not-so-fresh loaf of bread? Transform it into a succulent, sweet bread pudding! The zesty flavors…

Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding on white and pink plates drizzled with a creamy sauce see recipe

Silky Vegan Chocolate Pie

This vegan chocolate pie recipe gets its silky-smooth texture from an unexpected ingredient: steamed acorn squash. To save time, you can substitute…

Chocolate Pie see recipe

Pumpkin Pie 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…

Pumpkin Tart with Oat Crust see recipe

Raw Apple Crumble

This dessert is easier and faster to make than an apple pie or crisp, and it requires no baking. Instead of refined…

Raw Apple Crumble see recipe

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,…

berry-banana cupcakes with creamy vanilla frosting see recipe

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…

Vegan Easter Dessert Double Chocolate Instant Pot Cake see recipe

Cranberry Apple Crisp

While this is a great recipe to make with leftover cranberry relish, it’s also a great reason to make your own cranberry…

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