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5 Decadent Vegan Desserts

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5 Decadent Vegan Desserts

One common misconception about a vegan diet is that it’s about depriving yourself. This doesn’t have to be true at all! It’s easy as (vegan) pie to whip up cruelty-free desserts that even your omnivore friends will drool over.

When I think “decadent dessert,” chocolate almost immediately springs to mind, so several of these desserts are deliciously chocolatey. When I tell folks that I’m vegan, they often marvel that I had the willpower to give up chocolate. In fact, many good-quality chocolates don’t contain any animal products at all. You don’t need milk to make dark chocolate, and there are even companies that make vegan milk chocolates, if that’s your preference.

There are lots of vegan chocolates out there, you just need to do a little bit of label-reading to make sure the chocolate you’re buying doesn’t contain milk, milk fat, butter fat, or other animal ingredients that chocolate makers sometimes sneak in. Ghirardelli dark chocolate chips are vegan, for example, and Endangered Species dark chocolate bars are vegan (and delicious!)

Does all of this talk about chocolate have you craving some dessert? Here are 5 recipes for delicious sweet treats that don’t call for animal ingredients!

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Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by Vegan Baking

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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11:17AM PDT on Sep 6, 2014

great recipes :):) thank you

1:49AM PDT on Sep 1, 2014

Thank you :)

10:28AM PDT on Jul 10, 2014

Thank you :)

2:15AM PDT on Apr 19, 2014

I'm always looking for some yummy deserts :) these are added to my must try list :) thank you :)

1:14AM PDT on Mar 15, 2014

Thanks for the Recipes :)

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9:51AM PDT on Sep 14, 2013

Sounds real good! Will give some of these recipes a go when summer arrives in December.
Love and Peace go with you.

4:45AM PDT on Sep 3, 2013


5:32PM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

yummy yum

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