Indulge Without Guilt: 4 Easy Vegan Dessert Recipes That Satisfy

April 25, 2024 5 min read

Indulge Without Guilt: 4 Easy Vegan Dessert Recipes That Satisfy

Delving into guilt-free vegan desserts is akin to embarking on a journey through a diverse array of flavors and textures. From airy cakes to decadent brownies, the realm of vegan baking presents boundless options, accommodating every palate and level of expertise. Whether you're a seasoned pastry chef or a newcomer to plant-based treats, there's something to delight your taste buds, such as the timeless allure of vegan chocolate cake or the indulgence of effortless, no-bake chocolate mousse. For those short on time or looking to avoid oven use, no-bake recipes offer an ideal solution, delivering convenience without sacrificing taste.

In this blog, we share a collection of easy baking recipes catering to both vegans and non-vegans, making it simpler than ever to enjoy guilt-free indulgence. These vegan baked treats not only showcase the deliciousness of gluten-free ingredients but also make it effortless to swap out traditional components for vegan and gluten-free alternatives. 

Let’s dive into some mouth-watering and easy vegan dessert recipes, celebrating the versatility of vegan baking. They cater to both your palate and principles, whether for dietary needs or healthier preferences.

  1. Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake 

Who says you need eggs and milk to make a moist, decadent chocolate cake? This vegan gluten-free dessert recipe will prove that you can have your perfect cake and eat it too. By using our gluten-free flour, we ensure that even those with dietary restrictions can enjoy a slice of heaven.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Pride of India’s white rice flour
  • 1 cup Pride of India’s coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Steps

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour your cake pan lightly to take out the cake easily at the end.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together 2 cups gluten-free white rice flour, 1 cup coconut sugar, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, and 1/2 tsp salt to make the chocolate cake mix.
  3. In another bowl, mix 1& 1/2 cups almond milk, 1/3 cup melted coconut oil, 2 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar to make the wet ingredients.
  4. Gradually pour the wet ingredients into the chocolate cake mix, stirring until smooth.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan, then bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Allow the chocolate cake to cool completely before frosting.

And it's ready! Enjoy a slice of pure happiness! With its heavenly taste and wholesome ingredients, this delicious and simple chocolate cake recipe is sure to become a favorite among vegans and non-vegans alike.

  1. No-bake Vegan Chickpea Brownies 

Craving something fudgy and rich? Look no further than our easy and no-bake vegan chickpea brownies. This no-bake vegan treat is made with wholesome ingredients like chickpeas, cocoa powder, and maple syrup. Plus, they require minimal effort—perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth on a busy day.

Ingredients

Steps

  1. Using a food processor, blend the pitted dates until they become a sticky paste.
  2. Add the gluten-free chickpeas, rolled oats, cocoa powder, chia seeds, coconut sugar, almond butter, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt to the food processor.
  3. Pulse the mixture until it forms a thick, sticky dough.
  4. Line a baking dish with parchment paper and transfer the dough into the dish.
  5. Press the dough evenly into the dish using your hands or a spatula.
  6. Sprinkle your favorite toppings like shredded coconut, any chopped nuts, or a combination of both over the top.
  7. Place the dish in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to set.
  8. Once set, remove from the refrigerator and cut into squares or bars.

Enjoy your guilt-free indulgence with this easy ,no-bake vegan brownie recipe made with chickpeas. Quick, simple, and utterly irresistible!

  1. Simple 3 - Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Try the effortless and elegant easy dessert recipe, which is a 3-ingredient chocolate mousse made with simple ingredients like black beans, cocoa powder, and maple syrup. This simple dessert recipe is sure to dazzle your guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup black beans, cooked
  • 1/2 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup

Steps

  1. Combine 1 cup cooked black beans, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, and 1/2 cup maple syrup (or honey for non-vegans) in a food processor or blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy, making sure to scrape down the sides as required.
  3. Transfer the mixture to serving bowls or glasses.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to chill.
  5. Garnish with grated chocolate or a dollop of whipped cream if desired.

Enjoy your easiest and most delicious 3-ingredient dessert with black beans!

  1. Zesty Vegan Lemon cookies

Looking for a dessert that's light, refreshing, and bursting with citrusy flavor? Try this vegan lemon cookie recipe that fits the bill perfectly.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup Pride of India’s flaxseed, ground (for egg texture) 
  • 3/4 cup Pride of India’s gluten-free coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of Pride of India’s Himalayan white salt

Steps

  1. Begin by preheating the oven to 350°F (175°C) and covering a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest until well combined.
  3. In another bowl, sift together the flour, ground flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until a dough forms.
  5. Roll the dough into balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Use the back of a spoon to gently flatten each ball.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  8. Let it cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

These easy vegan lemon cookies are a delightful combination of tangy lemon and wholesome ingredients. Whip up a batch for a guilt-free treat that's sure to brighten any day.

In conclusion, vegan and gluten-free desserts open up a world of endless creativity. From decadent chocolate cakes to tangy lemon cookies, these recipes redefine indulgence while honoring diverse dietary preferences. The provided easy-to-follow recipes cater to everyone, whether you're a committed vegan or not. With readily available gluten-free ingredients, you can whip up a variety of baked or no-bake treats, including cheesecakes, tiramisu, and more, to savor different flavors and textures. So why not dive in and explore the delightful realm of vegan and gluten-free desserts with Pride of India's premium groceries? Whether you're hosting a gathering or simply satisfying a sweet craving, these vegan dessert recipes are sure to become favorites in your culinary repertoire. Embrace your inner baker and embark on a journey through the delightful world of vegan delights.

 


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