10 of the best vegan desserts

Armed with these clever and indulgent recipes, you'll be able to indulge in the likes of pavlova, sticky toffee pudding, and cheesecake, minus the animal products.

Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse from Green by Elly Pear

Made using magic (ok, chickpea water, but what's the difference really?) to achieve a cloud-like texture and intensely chocolately flavour, Elly Pear's vegan chocolate mousse more than competes with its non-vegan counterpart.

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Banana Ice Cream Cheesecake from Nadiya Bakes by Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya's easy no-bake cheesecake is made with an oat and nut base, creamy banana cheesecake centre and sweet blueberry topping. 

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Vegan Apple Berry Crumble from Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats by Rachel Ama 

Your favourite dessert for a blustery Sunday afternoon but make it vegan. Featuring a sweet, crunchy nutty topping and a tart apple and berry filling, it's the only crumble recipe you'll ever need.

Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats: Tasty plant-based recipes for every day
Tasty vegan food inspired by Rachel's Caribbean, West African and British roots.
With bold, mouthwatering recipes, fresh twists on old favourites, and delicious bakes.
Full of clever tips and hacks to help you create exciting, flavourful vegan dishes.


Warm Chocolate Tahini and Banana Pudding from Cook, Eat, Repeat by Nigella Lawson

Nigella's mouth-watering pudding not only features the triumvirate that is tahini, chocolate and banana, but also includes easy-to-follow swaps to make this recipe fully vegan. All hail Nigella.

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Black Forest Gâteau from The Happy Pear: Recipes for Happiness by The Happy Pear

The Happy Pear know their stuff when it comes to delicious vegan baking, and this stunning Black Forest Gâteau is a case in point. We particularly love the coconut cream frosting... yum!

Buy The Happy Pear: Recipes for Happiness here.

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Raw Lemon Cheesecake from Livia's Kitchen by Olivia Wollenberg

A cheesecake may not sound particularly vegan, but Olivia Wollenberg has found a way around the dairy with her raw lemon cheesecake, which is a dairy-free nod to the classic family favourite dessert. Light and fresh, this delicious zesty cake is one for everyone to enjoy.

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Vegan Pavlova Meringue Tower from The World of The Happy Pear by The Happy Pear

Another winner from The Happy Pear duo, this time from their cookbook The World of The Happy Pear, this recipe for a vegan pavlova will defy any beliefs that you can't make a meringue without egg whites. Take a look at the recipe to find out the secret ingredient!

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Sticky Toffee Pudding from Naturally Sassy by Saskia Gregson-Williams

Saskia Gregson-Williams's vegan twist on the famous British pudding is guaranteed to become a family favourite, especially as it only takes fifteen minutes to prepare. 

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show stopping vegan desserts Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

Chocolate and peanut butter are the ultimate pairing in this gooey brownie that takes minimal effort but really looks the part. 

Buy One Pot Vegan here.

Mousse au Chocolat from Vegan Cakes and Other Bakes by Jérôme Eckmeier & Daniela Lais

Chocolate mousse in cake form... what could be better? This no-bake dessert combines a delicious biscuit base with a layer of indulgent vegan chocolate mousse and juicy fresh raspberries.

Buy Vegan Cakes and Other Bakes here.

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