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.

Orange-Plum-Rosemary Ice Pops

Subtly infused with rosemary, these pretty ice pops are bursting with whole fruit.

Vegan Fruit Pops Orange-Plum-Rosemary Ice Pops see recipe

Cranberry Carrot Cake with Chocolate Ganache

This rustic vegan carrot cake has a subtly cornbread-like texture thanks to the addition of cornmeal. Cranberries add a punch of color…

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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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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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Mini Peach Tarts

Thickened with—surprise—sweet potato and a bit of agar powder, the filling in these summery peach tarts is delightfully light and fresh.

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Pumpkin Parfait with Cashew Vanilla Cream

This is one of the easiest Thanksgiving desserts that I have ever made. It blends the spices in the pumpkin with vanilla…

Pumpkin Parfait see recipe

Cherry Chocolate Chip Bliss Balls

These chocolate chip treats are so yummy that I call them bliss balls. They are so delicious that it’s nearly impossible to…

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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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Apple-Raspberry Crisp

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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Patriotic Fruit Pops

These no-sugar-added vegan ice pops harness the power of fruit for a sweet summer treat that’s truly refreshing. Note that this recipe…

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Warm Peach and Raspberry Crumble

This fabulous vegan dessert lets you enjoy sweet summer peaches and berries any time of year. Just take advantage of the bounty…

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Polenta Cake with Apples and Cherry Compote

Applesauce and polenta form the base of this naturally sweet and perfectly moist vegan cake, which makes a gorgeous addition to any…

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