16 Unexpected Plant-Based Dessert Recipes

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Everyone knows you can turn any regular dessert into a plant-based version.  Omit eggs, sub flax seed or applesauce, blah blah blah…

Aren’t you guys bored of chocolate chip cookies and plain brownies?

I am.

So I’ve rounded up a list of innovative or interesting dessert recipes, gathered from all across the internet, ready for you.

1.  Avocado Chocolate Mousse by Well Plated

Chocolate Mousse that's good for you! This Avocado Chocolate Mousse recipe is a dairy-free, gluten-free, refined-sugar free vegan dessert that is super easy and ready in 5 minutes!


2.  Vegan Cookie Dough Dip for Two by The Live-In Kitchen

Vegan Cookie Dough Dip for Two - A naturally sweetened, small batch version of edible, eggless cookie dough. A great dessert for Valentine's Day, date night, or even keeping to yourself! Full recipe at theliveinkitchen.com @liveinkitchen


3.  Vegan Apple Crepe Cake by Gretchen’s Vegan Bakery

Vegan Apple Crepe Cake


4.  2-Ingredient Watermelon Gelato by Dreena Burton

2 Ingredient Watermelon Gelato | dairy free dessert recipes | homemade gelato recipes | healthy dessert recipes | how to make gelato | sugar free dessert recipes | fat free dessert recipes | vegan dessert recipes || Plant-Powered Kitchen


5.  Coffee Cacao Biscotti by An Unrefined Vegan

Oil-free Vegan Coffee Cacao Biscotti by An Unrefined Vegan


6.  Brownie Batter Dessert Hummus by A Virtual Vegan

This is what happens when a beautiful chocolate brownie and a handsome can of chickpeas have a secret love child……Yes it’s Dessert Chocolate Hummus….Yes it is amazingly delicious….And yes dessert hummus is a thing!


7.  Maple Vanilla Baked Pears by Sally’s Baking Addiction

4 ingredient baked pears infused with maple and vanilla! Top with crunchy granola and yogurt for a healthy, satisfying dessert! Easy recipe found on sallysbakingaddiction.com


8.  Gluten-Free & Vegan Churros by A Little Insanity

Gluten Free Churros Recipe - Vegan


9.  Apple Nachos by Create Mindfully

Apple Nachos

10.  Fudgy Tahini Brownies by Zena ‘n Zataar

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11.  Pistachio Chocolate Banana Sushi by The Petite Cook



12.  Lemon Lavender Shortbread Bites by A Virtual Vegan

This beautifully rich Lemon Lavender Shortbread is full of zesty lemon flavour with delicious subtle bursts of floral lavender in every bite. It literally melts in your mouth and has perfect shortbread "snappability"!


13.  Matcha White Chocolate Pistachio Creamsicles by Nutritionist in the Kitch

Matcha White Chocolate Pistachio Creamsicles // Vegan & Gluten Free via Nutritionist in the Kitch


14.  No Bake Fruit Pizza by My Whole Food Life

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15. Vegan GF Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Blossoms by Blissful Basil

Vegan GF Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Blossoms


16.  Vanilla Bean and Blueberry Chia Pudding by The Healthy Family and Home

Vanilla Bean and Blueberry Chia Pudding | The Healthy Family and Home


So there you have it, folks!  Just because we’re not eating dairy or eggs doesn’t mean that we have to be boring!  So step up that potluck game, or impress your dinner guests–they’ll never even miss that cheesecake.