Desserts

  • Vanilla Glaze

    YIELD: 1 Cup Particularly nice for glazing one-half of a Black and White Cookie, this glaze also works well for cakes, Blondies, and pretty much any treat you can think of. Ingredients: 1 cup confectioners sugar 1 tablespoon + 1 to...

  • Florentines

    YIELD: 12 Cookies Even though the name sounds wholly Italian, these cookies most likely originated in French kitchens, with the name simply a nod to the Tuscan city. As beautiful as they are tasty, don’t be intimidated by the Florentine; they...

  • Candied Orange Peels

    YIELD: 3 Cups Candied orange peels are so nice to have for decorative purposes or to add a little zing to a dessert, like in my Florentines. This recipe also works nicely with lemon or lime peels, which add a nice...

  • Vegan Hot Fudge Ice Cream Sundaes

    SERVES: 8 PREP TIME: 15 minutes (not including time to make Vanilla Whipped Cream)ACTIVE TIME: 30 minutesINACTIVE TIME: 6 hours Ingredients: Hot Fudge  ½ cup vegan chocolate chips (or chunks) 1 cup lite coconut milk ¼ cup cocoa powder ¼ cup...

  • Vegan Vanilla French Toast with Strawberry Sauce

    SERVES: 4 PREP TIME: 15 minutes (not including time to make Vanilla Whipped Cream)ACTIVE TIME: 35 minutes Ingredients: French Toast  1 vanilla bean 1 cup plain or vanilla nondairy milk (nut-free and/or soy-free if necessary) ½ cup canned coconut milk (or...

  • Vegan Ultimate Fudgy Brownies

    YIELD: 12 Brownies These brownies boast a crispy, flaky, paper-thin layer atop a chewy, gooey perfect square of brownie bliss. Even though these brownies are pretty delicious all by their lonesome, they do take kindly to a thin layer of frosting...

  • Vegan Bourbon Caramel Cupcakes

    YIELD: 12 Cupcakes Bourbon is one of my absolute favorite flavors because it pairs so perfectly with my other favorite flavors, vanilla and brown sugar. These bad boys tout all three flavors and make one heck of a fancy addition to...

  • Vegan Lemon Cake

    YIELD: 1 Bundt Cake Lemons always seem to put me in a good mood, and they dominate this cake. The tartness of the citrus in this cake pairs gorgeously with the airy texture. I recommend topping with Lemon Glaze or a...

  • Vegan Almond Chamomile Granita

    YIELD: About 3 Cups Such a soothing treat for a hot summer day, this light-tasting granita is a great choice when ice cream seems too heavy. The chamomile adds a floral note that’s perfectly offset with the almond milk. Ingredients: 2...

  • Vegan German Chocolate Cake

    YIELD: 1 Cake The name “German Chocolate Cake” is actually a corruption of “German’s Chocolate Cake” … meaning the “German’s” chocolate bar that was named after their creator, Baker’s Chocolate Company employee Sam German. Somewhere along the way, this dessert became...

  • Vegan German Chocolate Icing

    YIELD: Tops 1 German Chocolate Cake This sweet coconutty icing makes an apropos topper for German Chocolate Cake, but it’s just as scrumptious in other applications as well! Try it atop a big scoop of Vanilla Soft Serve. Ingredients: ½ cup...

  • Vegan Devilishly Dark Chocolate Sauce

    YIELD: 1 Cup Espresso and cocoa powders combine for a sinfully rich sauce. Easy to make, it is great served warm over ice cream, or drizzled onto cheesecakes for an extra-special touch. Ingredients: ⅔ cup dark cocoa powder ½ teaspoon espresso...

  • Vegan Rugelach

    YIELD: 20 Cookies Rugelach is a traditional Jewish pastry that is enjoyed year-round, the cookies’ fragrant fruit filling and crispy pastry crunch always marked the start of the holiday season in our house. Ingredients: ¼ cup soft dried apricots ½ cup...

  • Vegan Pineapple Ice Pops

    YIELD: 4 These tropical treats are actually quite popular in Mexico and are referred to as paleta de pina. Paleta have countless flavor variations, but I love these pineapple pops because of the natural candy-like flavor of the pineapple. You’ll need...

  • Vegan Sugar Plums

    YIELD: 24 These little gems have become well known from their very important cameo in the classic Christmas tale, and, even though they may conjure up images of sugar-covered plums in your mind, they actually have never contained any plums at...