National Dessert Day!

Raise your hand if sometimes you think that dinner is just an excuse to get to the sweet stuff.  (We’re typing this with one hand in the air.)  We’re talking about dessert!  And you won’t need milk, butter, or eggs to make the scrumptious treats below.   Trust us – you won’t miss them!  Find your sweet spot with any of these recipes.   Or all of them!  With the holidays approaching, and so many great options to try, there’s no time to lose.  On your marks… Get set…  Indulge!

 

1. Vegan Elderflower Cake with Lemon Curd and White Chocolate Frosting
Photo Courtesy Wallflower Kitchen

Photo Courtesy Wallflower Kitchen

 

This heavenly cake is made with an earthly ingredient:  mashed potato! View full details.

 

2. Cashew Butter Tea Biscuits
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Photo Courtesy Unconventional Baker

Simple, elegant, and classic.  (But don’t let that keep you from dunking them in your cocoa!) View full details.

 

3. Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cheesecakes
Photo Courtesy The Glowing Fridge

Photo Courtesy The Glowing Fridge

As far as we’re concerned, it’s not fall without pumpkins.  They’re a natural partner with cheesecake!  The versatile cashew provides a creamy base for this seasonal favorite. View full details.

 

4. Vegan Carrot Halwa
Photo Courtesy Vegan Mos

Photo Courtesy Vegan Mos

Carrot cake in a bowl!  This plant-based version of a traditional Indian dessert is made warm and spicy with cardamom. View full details.

 

5. Healthy Raw Cookie Dough
Photo Courtesy Chocolate Covered Katie

Photo Courtesy Chocolate Covered Katie

This is what we’ve been waiting for!  Raw cookie dough that’s actually good for us!  Who would have guessed that the secret ingredient is the humble chickpea? View full details.

 

6. Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake Bars
Photo Courtesy Choosing Chia

Photo Courtesy Choosing Chia

If the sky were made of raspberries, it would look like these bars.  Raw and loaded with whole-food goodness, pop these in the freezer for a cool, creamy treat. View full details.

 

7. Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
Photo Courtesy My Whole Food Life

Photo Courtesy My Whole Food Life

You can whip these up as delightful little bites, or make one big, delicious cake.  Either way, this is a perfect (and easy) option for any party! View full details.

 

8. Five Ingredient No Bake Vegan French Silk Pie
Photo Courtesy Blissful Basil

Photo Courtesy Blissful Basil

Decadent, delicious, and dairy-free!  This pie is so beautiful, you might think it takes all day to make.  But with only five ingredients, this silky dessert is a snap to put together! View full details.

 

9. Vegan Lemon Blueberry Cake with Lemon Glaze

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Enjoy the tart sweetness of blueberries all year long!  This cake is soft, moist, and lemony.  It’s so pretty – should we frame it or eat it? View full details.

 

10. Chocolate Pudding with Sugar Roasted Almonds
Photo Courtesy Elephantastic Vegan

Photo Courtesy Elephantastic Vegan

We’ve loved chocolate pudding since we were kids.  Toss that powdered mix!  You can put together this comfort-food favorite in no time.  Hot or cold, this one’s a winner. View full details.

 

11. Vegan Snickers Cheesecake
Photo Courtesy Minimalist Baker

Photo Courtesy Minimalist Baker

This cheesecake is chock-full of the things that make Snickers so yummy:  chocolate, peanuts, and a one-ingredient caramel sauce that you won’t believe! View full details.

 

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