Maybe you’ve been thinking about eating healthier and lighter raw foods but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you’re just tired of using the oven, dealing with the heat and waiting with fingers crossed, hoping it’s all going to turn out as expected? Why not try amazing raw vegan desserts? Fresh, clean ingredients, no baking, and very little waiting!
These recipes are rich, decadent, satisfying … exactly how desserts should be, but with none of the added baggage of nasty, processed ingredients.
We have so many amazingly delicious raw food recipes, you won’t have to cook or bake EVER. For now, let’s focus on desserts. Here are 50 fabulous raw vegan desserts you need to add to your life NOW!
1. Coconut Ice Cream Cheesecake With Lime and Avocado
This Coconut Ice Cream Cheesecake with Lime and Avocado is dense, rich and absolutely delicious. Top it off with fresh strawberries for a perfect raw summer dessert, afternoon treat or even birthday cake.
2. Chocolate Covered Brownie Cake Pops
These Chocolate Covered Brownie Cake Pops are going to be a family favorite so be ready to make a lot of them. No one needs to know these decadent treats are raw, vegan and good for you.
3. 3 Layer Chocolate Strawberry Cakes
This 3 Layer Chocolate Strawberry Cake has thick caramel and chocolate mousse layers on a ginger and olive oil crust. It’s finished with a chocolate glaze and a hidden strawberry surprise for raw, vegan decadence!
4. Raspberry and Coconut Glazed Doughnuts
Doughnuts are the last treat you’d expect to find on a raw food roster, but these Raspberry and Coconut Glazed Doughnuts do the genre proud. Once you get the base down, you can run with it, creating variations from chocolate doughnuts with sprinkles to maple bars.
5. Strawberry Rhubarb Tart
Nothing says summer like the flavors of this Strawberry Rhubarb Tart. Made with walnuts, apples, and dates, this dessert is raw vegan deliciousness.
6. Raw Apple Pie With Goji Berries and Nutmeg
Who says apple pie has to be baked? This Raw Apple Pie with Goji Berries and Nutmeg has all the apple pie flavors you love with none of the baking. Have it for breakfast or for dessert!
7. Coffee Hazelnut Fudge
If you like fudge, coffee caramel candy and vanilla sundaes with the works, you’ll love this Coffee Hazelnut Fudge. It’s like having all three desserts in one delicious raw vegan package.
8. German Chocolate Chia Porridge
Skip your usual oatmeal and make this German Chocolate Chia Porridge for a decadent breakfast. You can make it the night before so in the morning, all you have to do is enjoy it.
9. Brownies With Creamy Chocolate Frosting
These Brownies with Creamy Chocolate Frosting are a luxurious treat that’s actually good for you. The brownies are made with fruit and nuts while the avocado chocolate frosting is lush and creamy.
10. Raspberry Dream Pie
Cream pies are the perfect thing for summer and this Raspberry Dream Pie is at the top of the list. Fresh fruit and coconut make this raw dessert magnificent.
11. Chocolate Brownie and Peanut Butter Parfait
This Chocolate Brownie and Peanut Butter Parfait is absolutely delicious. It’s composed of a totally creamy raw vegan peanut butter chocolate mousse, a raw vegan brownie and it’s topped with coconut whipped cream. This is heaven!
12. Super Versatile Chocolate Almond Butter Cups
All you need is a muffin tin to make these Super Versatile Chocolate Almond Butter Cups. Top them with anything you like to make them unique and delicious.
13. Chocolate Beet Cake With Raspberry Frosting
This Chocolate Beet Cake with Raspberry Frosting is a light chocolate cake, lightened by the addition of orange zest and coconut flour. It is a brilliant red color when sliced and always delights dinner guests!
14. Banana Bread Cookies With Coconut Cream and Chocolate Sauce
Everyone loves banana bread and these cookies taste just like that. With bananas and buckwheat groats, you can even have these Banana Bread Cookies with Coconut Cream and Chocolate Sauce for breakfast.
15. Double Chocolate Squares
The only thing better than chocolate is double chocolate. These healthy, raw Double Chocolate Squares are quick and easy to make. They’re perfect for a special occasion or a casual snack.
16. Key Lime Coconut Cheesecake Cups
Get out your cupcake pan but leave the oven off. There is no baking required to enjoy these adorable and delicious Key Lime Coconut Cheesecake Cups.
17. Strawberry Cheesecake
This Strawberry Cheesecake is indulgent, dense, rich and delicious. Everything a cheesecake should be … free of dairy, eggs, refined sugars and gluten, it is a dessert that everyone can enjoy.
18. Strawberry ‘Un-Fried’ Ice Cream With Cacao Crust
This is not the classic vanilla with cinnamon sugar coating, and no frying was actually involved either, but the result is way more delicious. This Strawberry “Un-Fried” Ice Cream with Cacao Crust has strawberry-lime ice cream and is coated with a crunchy spiced cacao crust laced with chipotle.
19. Mango Lime Tartlet
These Mango Lime Tartlets contain mangos, limes, and mulberries for a bit of summery sweetness in every bite. They’re also completely processed-free, grain-free, guilt-free, and taste so good!
20. Spiced Pear Crisp
This Spiced Pear Crisp is so much better than the classic baked apple crisp. Juicy pears get topped with nuts and hemp hearts and warm spices make this a delicious and comforting dessert.
21. Cashew Whip
There’s nothing that doesn’t go with this rich and creamy Cashew Whip. Spoon it over granola, fresh fruit, ice cream, or cake. Of course, you could also just eat it with a spoon because it’s that good.
22. Double Chocolate Layer Cake
This Double Chocolate Layer Cake is raw, vegan and low fat! Made with dried and fresh fruit for creaminess and sweetness, and oats and buckwheat groats, this cake is sweet, rich, creamy, and quite a treat.
23. 6 Ingredient Berry Cheesecake
Six ingredients are all you will need to blend, pour, and freeze before you are enjoying a healthy serving of vegan cheesecake that is 100 percent raw! This Berry Cheesecake has no crust is grain-free and 100 percent delicious.
24. Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake
Chocolate and hazelnut are a flavor combination sent from heaven and this Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake is indeed heavenly. Made with homemade hazelnut butter, this raw treat is smooth, silky and delicious.
25. Raw Tag-Along Cookies
These Raw Tag-Along Cookies are even better than the original Girl Scout cookies. They have crunchy cookies topped off with gooey peanut butter and rich dark chocolate. Maybe they call them tag-along cookies because people will be following you everywhere to get one.
26. Orange Beetroot Tartlets With Almond Fig Crust
These Orange-Beetroot Tartlets are made with healthy and yummy ingredients like pistachios, cashews, oranges and beets and an almond fig crust. Perfect for a special occasion or any time you want to add a little joy to your day.
27. Black Sesame and Chocolate Cherry Coconut Bars
These Black Sesame and Chocolate Cherry Coconut Bars have a gooey chocolate cherry top, sprinkled with crunchy nuts and cacao nibs, which is slathered on top of a soft and chewy crust studded with chia seeds and black sesame seeds. Sweet and tart and a perfect treat.
28. Nut-Free, Oil-Free and Tofu-Free Cinnamon Coconut New York Style ‘Cheesecake’
This Cinnamon Coconut New York Style Cheesecake has the firm, dense, yet somehow fluffy texture you get in a New York style cheesecake, but it’s vegan and raw. It’s also nut-free and oil-free because coconut butter is the secret ingredient to this wonderful creation.
29. Maple Banana Tiramisu Trifle
This Maple Banana Tiramisu Trifle is a raw-vegan mash-up of two favorite European desserts: English trifle and Italian tiramisu. The result is a sophisticated dessert worthy of any fancy tabletop.
30. Banana Cinnamon Crepes With Berry Ice Cream and Mango
These Banana Cinnamon Crepes taste just like banana bread. Roll them up for a healthy, addicting snack or fill them with this berry-banana ice cream and fresh mango for a beautiful and tasty dessert.
31. Raw Lemon Macaroons
These Raw Lemon Macaroons are a great raw vegan snack for lemon and coconut lovers! They’re easy to make and use only simple, whole food ingredients.
32. Marshmallow Cream Cake
This cake doesn’t actually have marshmallows in it but it’s light and fluffy enough to be called a Marshmallow Cream Cake. It has 3 layers of vanilla, mint and pink from beets so it’s as pretty as it is yummy.
33. Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons
Macadamia nuts are considered to be the world’s most delicious nuts and these Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons with coconut and cacao might just be the world’s most delicious treats.
34. Gooey Chocolate Caramel Bars With Buckwheat
You won’t believe how amazing these raw vegan Gooey Chocolate Caramel Bars with Buckwheat are until you try them. They only take a few minutes to make so what are you waiting for?
35. Summer Berry Cashew Cream Pie
Everyone who tries this Summer Berry Cashew Cream Pie will be surprised that the only ingredients are fruit and nuts. It’s creamy, refreshing and just the right amount of sweet. Serve with extra berries and lovely mint sprigs.
36. Almond Maple Crunch Truffles
These Almond Maple Crunch Truffles are delicious and addictive. With a raw almond butter base, crunchy buckwheat inside and a dark chocolate coating, these are crave-worthy. We bet you can’t stop at just one.
37. Cashew Cream Cake With Fresh Juicy Swirls
This Cashew Cream Cake with Fresh Juicy Swirls has fresh and colorful carrot and beet juice with a luscious cashew cream filling. Different layers get different mixtures of juices for a gorgeous, colorful dessert.
38. Super Easy Spicy Raw Chocolate Bonbons
Ready to make some delicious, sweet/spicy raw vegan treats? These Super Easy Spicy Raw Chocolate Bonbons have homemade chocolate, peanut butter, ground hazelnuts and just a pinch of chili for spice.
39. Banana Chai Ice Cream With Gingerbread Crumble
This Banana Chai Ice Cream with Gingerbread Crumble is an award-winning recipe. It makes a great base for a decadent sundae. Just add cacao nibs, nuts, syrup and your favorite toppings.
40. Macaroons With Beet, Chocolate and Coconut Cream
These Macaroons with Beet, Chocolate, and Coconut Cream have nuts, fruits, and veggies all rolled into outta-this-world yumminess bites. As long as you like the taste of fresh coconut and beets, you’re gonna go nuts – pun intended – for these.
41. Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Bars
These Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Bars are raw, vegan and nut-free. The delicious cherry ice cream is covered with a homemade chocolate ganache for a decadent and refreshing treat.
42. Raw Raspberry Cheesecake (No Expensive Appliances Necessary!)
No fancy equipment is necessary to make this Raw Raspberry Cheesecake. The base is made of fruit and nuts while the filling is creamy cashews with beautiful fresh raspberries.
43. Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Cups
Approach these Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Cups with caution because they are addictive. With raw chocolate, creamy almond butter and sweet coconut, you are going to want more and more. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
44. Berry Mango Sorbet With Banana and Pineapple
This Berry Mango Sorbet is a mix between banana ice cream and sorbet with walnut milk and creamy bananas. The pineapple and mango add sweetness while the berries add beautiful color.
45. Lemon and Fig Tarts
The natural sweetness of figs makes them perfect for raw desserts like these Lemon and Fig Tarts. Made with fruit, nuts and seeds, no added sugars are necessary.
46. Raw Goji Maca Cake
This Raw Goji Maca Cake is filled with healthy ingredients, but we would rather focus on the creamy cashew filling, the nutty chocolate crust and the sweet chocolate and goji berry glaze.
47. Raw Vegan Ice Cream Sandwiches
These Ice Cream Sandwiches are raw, vegan, uber-nutritious and super delicious. Plus, they’re pretty! The cookies taste like oatmeal cookies with creamy, refreshing ice cream inside them for a perfect summer treat.
48. Banana Split Cheesecake Parfait
What do you get when you cross a banana split with a cheesecake? You get this creamy, crunchy, sweet and refreshing Banana Split Cheesecake Parfait. And you get very, very happy!
49. Triple-Layer German Chocolate Cake
This Triple-Layer German Chocolate Cake is decadent and delicious. It has a pecan and coconut topping and a rich chocolate cream frosting made with coconut. Yum!
50. Ice Cream Tarts With Chocolate Sauce and Pecans
The crust in these Ice Cream Tarts is made from pecans and raisins, topped with a banana ice cream and finished with a chocolate drizzle. The result is comforting, ice cream-y perfection.
With all these amazing raw vegan desserts, you may never choose to cook anything ever again. It’s going to be a cool and refreshing summer!
Lead image source: Raw Raspberry Cheesecake (No Expensive Appliances Necessary!)