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.

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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Vegan Peaches and Cream Ice Cream with Raspberry Balsamic Drizzle

This vegan peaches and cream ice cream lets me enjoy a favorite dessert from my childhood while still eating healthfully. A drizzle…

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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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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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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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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…

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Fudgy Vegan Brownies

Moist, rich, and seriously fudgy, this no-fuss recipe for vegan brownies delivers big chocolate flavor. Unsweetened applesauce, almond butter, and ground flaxseed…

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Whole-Wheat Berry Muffins

These are a perfectly delicious breakfast muffin with loads of berry goodness and a tasty, wheaty backdrop. If you can find wild…

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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…

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Chewy Lemon-Oatmeal Cookies

The trick to keeping these chewy, flavorful cookies moist is the low-and-slow baking—45 minutes at 275°F—which allows them to bake through without…

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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…

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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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