If you are new to veganism you may find that making dessert poses a few challenges. How do you get around baking without butter, eggs or milk? These easy vegan dessert recipes prove that you don't have to miss out on flavor to enjoy a decadent treat. From gorgeous cupcakes and tasty pies to creamy rice pudding and fresh Italian ice, these tempting desserts are just the thing to satisfy your vegan sweet tooth.
SPICY CHOCOLATE VEGAN CUPCAKES
You'll love these moist chocolate cupcakes with a spicy kick courtesy of chili powder. They are great for entertaining or anytime you want to cook to impress.
STICKY COCONUT RICE
Short grain rice is slowly simmered in coconut milk and yields a creamy pudding best served with slices of fresh fruit like nectarines or mango.
GLUTEN-FREE PECAN PIE
Think you can't enjoy pecan pie while you're on a vegan diet? Not so! Try this delectable version made with an almond crust and maple syrup filling.
Anytime you need to cool off reach for this refreshing lemon granita. It's made with just four ingredients and you won't need to use an ice cream maker.
STRAWBERRIES WITH BALSAMIC VINEGAR
Five ingredients are all you'll need to make this easy vegan dessert recipe. It features halved strawberries, melon balls and mint leaves tossed with balsamic vinegar and honey.
VEGAN CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
Tofu is the secret ingredient in this sumptuous mousse made with three different types of chocolate and a touch of vanilla extract.
VEGAN COOKIES WITH ORANGE AND COCOA
These irresistible cookies infused with cocoa and orange peel are fun to make. They're made with soy butter which should be readily available at your local supermarket.
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