Glazes are a great way to make your dessert stand out. Everyone does frosting, but glazes are a bit more fun and unique. Plus, they are much easier to make. Just mix powdered sugar, vegan butter, and plant-based milk with your flavor of choice and voila! You have a delicious glaze that you can simply drip over your dessert. No more spending hours meticulously squeezing a frosting bag to make roses and designs. Glazes are also much better for the summer they give your dessert that extra sweetness and moistness, but are much lighter than frosting. Need more convincing that a glazed dessert is the way to go for your next celebration? Check out these 15 delicious vegan glazed desserts!
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1. Mini Coconut Lime Pound Cakes With a Lime Glaze
The flavor of these dense, moist pound cakes is the perfect balance of sweet, citrus, and tropical. The sweet lime glaze adds a visually pleasing pattern as well as a pop of tart citrus flavor. These Mini Coconut Lime Pound Cakes With a Lime Glaze by Gretchen Caldwell are a dessert ideally enjoyed after a spicy meal, with a cup of herbal tea.
2. Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
This Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake by Maya Sozer is deliciously moist and decadent, all while being 100 percent whole wheat and refined sugar-free. The sponge itself is made with whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, and hazelnuts and flavored with almond milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. Topped with a gooey coffee cream spiked with espresso, this treat is perfect for pairing with a hot cup of coffee on a chilly morning.
3. Sea Berry & Pomegranate Loaf with Sea Berry Glaze
This Sea Berry & Pomegranate Loaf with Sea Berry Glaze by Heather Larson is not only sweet, satisfying, festive, and perfect with a hot cup of tea on a cold day…it’s also packed with omegas and healthy vitamins and minerals. Sea berry, or sea buckthorn is also anti-inflammatory, helps to lower cholesterol, assists with collagen production, and is packed with antioxidants. The tartness of the sea berry pairs perfectly with the sweet loaf and pomegranate. This is a treat that might seem like a bit of an indulgence, but is also healthy! In a pinch, the sea berry could also be subbed out for lemon juice for a lemon & pomegranate loaf.
4. Raw Chili Chocolate Brownies With Fudge Glaze
A touch of chili powder gives these scrumptious Raw Chili Chocolate Brownies With Fudge Glaze by Faith VanderMolen quite a kick! The fudge glaze is the only part of the recipe that is not raw, so if you want to keep the brownies fully raw, feel free to omit the glaze. They will still be delicious!
5. Meyer Lemon and Blackberry Butter Pound Cake with Lavender Glaze
You can never go wrong with pound cake, and this one, in particular, is right in every way! Complimented by fresh blackberries and zesty lemons, this Meyer Lemon and Blackberry Butter Pound Cake with Lavender Glaze by Alex Wolfe captures all the flavors we can ask for.
6. Blueberry Glazed Doughnuts
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These Blueberry Glazed Doughnuts by The Rose and Bean have got everything a doughnut connoisseur could ask for in a pastry. The light, fluffy dough is fried until golden brown and then dipped in a blueberry glaze, topped with a warm blueberry compote, and marbled with some of the concentrated juices from the blueberries. You should make these doughnuts for a special occasion with friends – otherwise, you’ll eat them all yourself!
7. Mini Espresso Bundt Cakes with Dark Chocolate Rum Glaze
One tasty dessert with hints of coffee and chocolate rum. Each piece of the bundt cake is rich with coffee aroma and covered in velvety smooth chocolate glaze. These Mini Espresso Bundt Cakes with Dark Chocolate Rum Glaze by Teri Macovei are a coffee lover’s dream dessert. Coffee lovers, this dessert is for you. It’s deliciously made to impress your taste buds and give you an enjoyable after-dinner dessert experience.
8. Dark Chocolate Banana Bread with Beetroot Coconut Cream Glaze
This Dark Chocolate Banana Bread with Beetroot Coconut Cream Glaze by Teri Macovei is not only colorful with the addition of beetroot glaze. It’s gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and also oil-free. It is possible to enjoy a plant-based dessert that can make you happy inside and out!
9. Fudgy Coconut Glazed Mini Doughnuts (No Donut Pan Needed!)
This recipe is special; it does not require a doughnut pan. Just a regular baking sheet or muffin tin. If you have a doughnut pan, that’s cool too. The coconut glaze is everything! Super decadent and sweet, so no need to drown the doughnuts in the glaze unless you want a major sugar high. Drizzle just enough to lightly coat the mini doughnuts. Sprinkle some shredded coconut over top and be proud that you succeeded at vegan doughnuts! You have to try these Shannon Leparski’s Fudgy Coconut Glazed Mini Doughnuts (No Donut Pan Needed!)
10. Apple Glaze Cake
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Try out this delicious Apple Glaze Cake by Bake Vegan Stuff, Easy Recipes For Kids (And Adults, Too!), Sara Kidd! It’s perfect to bring to a friend’s house to share or even enjoy as a dessert during the week. The glaze on this cake takes this recipe to the next level, and the walnuts add a wonderful crunch!
11. Raspberry Glazed Doughnuts
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12. Strawberry-Oat Scones with Coconut Butter Glaze
13. Carrot and Walnut Cake With Orange Glaze
14. Bundt Cake With Espresso Glaze
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This swirly vegan Bundt Cake With Espresso Glaze by Deniz Kilic has a similar look to a classic marble cake, but BETTER. The chocolate sauce consists of melted coconut, some non-dairy milk, coconut blossom sugar, cocoa, and espresso powder. The espresso really gives this bundt cake a special touch. The cake is topped with melted chocolate, even more espresso, and chopped nuts. The glaze isn’t necessary, but it tastes amazing. So if you’re not in a rush, make the glaze! This vegan bundt cake would be a hit at any party or get together––it’s so beautiful and delicious!
15. Strawberry Crumble Cookies With Vanilla Bean Glaze
These Strawberry Crumble Cookies With Vanilla Bean Glaze by Angelina Papanikolaou have a buttery base and topping, fresh strawberries, and sweet vanilla bean glaze! So easy and so tasty!
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