Whether you’re hosting vegans at your Thanksgiving dinner or you are one yourself, no one will be able to resist the allure of dessert. Made with vegan ingredients, every guest can help themselves without worrying about compromising their lifestyle. As for calories, well, that’s a different story. But hey, it’s Thanksgiving and what good is this holiday if not for a little extra indulgence, right?
Here are 7 vegan Thanksgiving desserts that will both surprise and delight all your guests.
Ginger Pear Bundt Cake
Everyone always fusses over apples and pumpkins during the fall. Don’t forget about pears though. They are perfect for creating some truly stunning desserts. Case in point, a ginger pear cake done up all fancy in a Bundt pan. With the sweet pear and caramelized ginger, it’s going to be epic.
Pumpkin Cake with Butterscotch Frosting
How can pumpkin cake possibly get any better? Add butterscotch frosting and it will be one of your most heavenly creations. This easy vegan recipe is perfect for beginners to present, even on your first Thanksgiving meal.
Chocolate Plum Cake
Instead of sugarplum fairies, have chocolate-plum fairies dance through your head. This divine cake uses a vegan crème Fraiche along with dark chocolate and roasted plums to create a truly decadent treat. Sweet yet tart, it wins on all levels.
Caramel Apple Cobbler
Kick the traditional apple cobbler up an extra echelon with the addition of caramel. Make it with tart apples and enjoy the homemade caramel sauce to join it all together. Vegans and non-vegans are going to swoon for this worthy Thanksgiving dessert.
Healthy and Creamy Pumpkin Pie
Vegans deserve pumpkin pie too, and this recipe delivers. You get all those traditional pumpkin pie flavors, all from healthful ingredients. Instead of condensed milk, coconut cream steps in to make it fully vegan and fully delicious.
Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake
You’ll never have FOMO again with a vegan version of pumpkin pie cheesecake. Indisputably the winner of your Thanksgiving dessert table, this layered loveliness uses dates and nuts for an impeccable crust and an all-vegan roster of ingredients that will make your taste buds happier than they’ve ever been.
Raw Maple Pecan Pie
How about a little no-bake action in your kitchen? Give yourself a break while creating one of the tastiest vegan desserts out there. It only needs to chill in the fridge for a few hours before serving, making it easier for you to stress less.
Make a few or make them all! Whatever you choose, these vegan desserts are going to bring everyone, vegan or not, to the dessert table for second helpings!