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.

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…

Mango Ice Cream - Nice Cream see recipe

Raspberry Truffle Brownies

These dense, fudgy, vegan brownies have loads of melt-in-your-mouth raspberry yumminess. Frozen berries actually will work better here because the dough is…

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Grape Ice Pops

With just one whole-food ingredient and a few hours of freezer time, you can have an icy and refreshing treat. No ice…

grape ice pops see recipe

Chocolate Chia Pudding

This chocolate chia pudding sets quicker than other versions, since the seeds are blended first. It sets up in just about a…

This chocolate chia pudding recipe is ready in a half hour, making it almost instant! Our girls love this pudding … I am always surprised just how much! see recipe

Peach Upside-Down Cake with Whole Grain Flour

Enjoy a slice of summer with this delightful peach cake. A blend of whole grain flours makes this cake lighter than it…

peach upside down cake for fourth of july see recipe

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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Double Chocolate Cupcakes

These are rich and delicious chocolate cupcakes—what more do you need to know? The frosting is made with dates and gets surprisingly…

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Cranberry-Stuffed Hasselback Apples

For a new twist on stuffed baked apples, cut the fruit hasselback-style and fill the crevices with a ginger-laced fruit-and-nut mixture. You can…

Hasselback Stuffed Baked Apples see recipe

Mango-Lime Tart

This easy no-bake tart gets its richness from pureed raw cashews and its bright flavor from mangoes, lime juice, and fresh raspberries….

no-bake mango-lime tart with raspberries see recipe

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…

Strawberry Chocolate nice cream - plant-based ice cream see recipe

Jam Dot Holiday Cookies

These walnutty vegan cookies will disappear as fast as you can make them—so you might want to make a double batch of…

Vegan holiday cookies see recipe

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…

pear spice cake recipe see recipe

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