Did you know that smelling the delicious aroma of cinnamon can enhance your ability to focus and remember things? Or that this famous fall spice helps reduce blood sugar levels, cholesterol, and inhibits the growth of cancer cells? Not only that but cinnamon is also a good source of calcium, iron, manganese and fiber. Isn’t that amazing?
Apart from having a plethora of health benefits, cinnamon is one of our favorite spices because of the insanely delicious fall desserts we can make with it. Think of the sweet aroma of fresh sticky buns cooking in the oven on a crisp fall day or the comforting slice of toasted cinnamon raisin bread on a cool morning. We can’t forget the classic Cinnamon-Spiced Apple Pie and Cinnamon Rolls either. Are you salivating yet? We sure are!
It’s time to enjoy all the best desserts fall has to offer, so get your apron on and try these 15 Vegan Desserts With Fall Flavors. Then, get warm and cozy with these 20 scrumptious Cinnamon-y Desserts we’ve rounded up for you:
These sticky buns look, taste, and feel just like any other batch of cinnamon buns, except healthier! These are egg-free, dairy-free, sweetened with coconut sugar, and made with whole wheat pastry flour. Oh yeah, and can’t forget the apple! These deliciously decadent Apple Cinnamon Sticky Buns also contain sweet juicy apple shreds tossed in cinnamon and brown sugar. It’s like eating a cinnamon apple pie. Yum!
You can now enjoy one of your favorite street foods from the comfort of your own kitchen! These Cinnamon Churros With Chocolate Ganache can be enjoyed with a divinely rich dark chocolate ganache that makes the treat all that much more indulgent. These cinnamon churros would be great served at a party, dinner gathering, any event really. So what are you waiting for?
This is the easiest type of cinnamon bun you will ever make. You simply stir the dough together in a bowl, let it rise, place it in the skillet, let it rise again, then bake it in the oven. And the recipe is a sensory overload—the soft feel of the dough in your hands, the cinnamon-sugar aroma that transforms your house into a french bakery, and the crispy-tender texture which is truly magical: watch how quickly this Cinnamon-Sugar Monkey Bread disappears before your very eyes!
Need a quick cake fix, but don’t want to spend a lot of time? Then this Cinnamon Apple Mug Cake is perfect for you. It’s super easy — all you need is a blender, a microwave, and your favorite microwave-sage mug. This cake would be an awesome use of fresh-picked apples or an accompaniment to a warm glass of apple cider.
This delectable Pull-Apart Cinnamon Bread is so good, you’ll be hard pressed to wait for it to cool. It is folded sand stacked with layers of cinnamon sugar and then baked until it’s golden brown on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside.
There is no way you can make this Cinnamon Crumb Dessert Pizza and it not be flipping delicious. The cinnamon/brown sugar/butter flavor is just SO good. You will absolutely wow your family and friends with this one. This pizza is warm, cozy, cinnamon-y, and crazy easy to make.
What better way to celebrate summer and fall flavors simultaneously than this Apple Cinnamon Coconut Loaf. Made with tangy apples, desiccated coconut, and plenty of cinnamon, this loaf is fragrant, spicy, and flavorful. Enjoy a warm slice of this sweet bread with a cup of vanilla rooibos tea.
These Cinnamon Latte Cupcakes are the amazingly delicious lovechild of a comforting latte and a decadent cupcake. This is the perfect fall dessert. It’s fast and easy to make, perfect for those busy school/work days. Try them, you won’t regret it!
This Sugar-Free Cinnamon Almond Ring Cake looks complex, but it’s so easy to make, it’ll make you feel like a professional. It’s made from wholesome ingredients like spelt flour and completely sugar-free, thanks to the addition of xylitol. You can choose from two fillings: one is made with coconut oil and has a rich, buttery coconut flavor that complements the cinnamon while the other is made with almond butter, which enhances the flavor of the crunchy almonds in the filling.
These Cinnamon Apple Hand Pies are pretty easy and simple to make. Plus, they taste awesome. They are buttery, flaky, crisp on the outside and luscious and sweet inside. Once the hand pies are baked, brush them with a little butter and a generous sprinkle of powdered sugar, then chopped almonds and a spoonful of leftover pie filling. Trust us, you won’t regret adding pie filling on top — it just tastes all so divine. Feel free to serve it along with a scoop of ice-cream. No matter how you eat them, they are just YUM.
Apple cinnamon rolls in a tart – need we say more? This tart is a decadent combination of two of the best desserts of all time. This Sourdough Cinnamon Roll Deep Dish Apple Tart recipe takes a little bit of time but the end result is worth it.
Impress your guests with this Raw Cinnamon Pecan Caramel Pie. Set on a cinnamon-y pecan base and filled with a deliciously decadent date-tahini cream, it’s delightfully sweet, beautiful, and quick to make which is great if you’re crunched for time around the holidays. And the best part is, it’s completely raw, so no need to wait around for it to bake, just pop it in the freezer, go about your day, and return to a gorgeous pie.
This elegant Chai Cake With Cinnamon Buttercream is vibrantly spiced, simple, and delicious. The chai batter is airy, perfumed with just a hint of sweetness, and then topped with a luxuriously decadent cinnamon buttercream frosting and studded with roasted walnuts. This cake can be served with a casual cup of coffee or at the end of a formal dinner.
These chickpea-based Cinnamon Roll Blondies are so perfectly chewy and thick, delivering all the powerful flavor of a rich cinnamon roll. Date paste and unsweetened applesauce provide richness and moisture. These ingredients keep the blondies from turning out dry! Another key ingredient in the blondies is the thick ribbon of cinnamon swirl on top. All natural sweetness, here! It’s a simple mix of date paste with a heavy dose of cinnamon added. You’d never know they’re actually healthy.
Move aside cinnamon rolls, there is another roll in town, one that can definitely hold it’s own against you, a much-loved dessert! These fluffy golden rolls are infused with turmeric and filled with coconut and cacao, so they are a real crowd pleaser. You can eat these Turmeric Coconut Cacao Cinnamon Rolls straight out of the oven as they are or top them with whatever frosting you like.
These Cinnamon Vanilla Apple Chips are the perfect anytime snack but especially so for the fall with the warm and comforting flavors of cinnamon and vanilla. Pack them in your lunch box for a quick afternoon pick me up or give them to your kids as a healthy snack!
There’s nothing better than the smell of cinnamon raisin toast in the morning and with this recipe, you can start every day out that way. This Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Coconut Bread is the perfect weight and has a nice blend of cinnamon and sweet and toasts like a dream. The only problem will be saving some for breakfast!
Zeppoles are also known as Italian doughnuts. The traditional recipe includes butter and eggs that are mixed into a dough and then deep fried. This particular recipe uses vegan ricotta cheese and vegan cream cheese instead of butter. The resulting fried Cinnamon Sugar Zeppoles are so airy and fluffy that you’ll lose count of how many you ate.
These no-bake raw vegan Raw Cheesecake Filled Cinnamon Rolls are filled with whole nuts, seeds, and grains, sweetened with unrefined sugar, and flavored with cinnamon, vanilla, and lemon. This recipe takes about 20 minutes to prep and uses a dehydrator to dry the dough for about 40 minutes. Cashew cream cheese fills the delicious cinnamon dough and also tops it off. Essentially, a party for your taste buds.
This Cinnamon and Clove Mixed Nut and Seed Milk recipe is a delicious spin on the traditional almond milk. Cinnamon and cloves add a touch of warmth to this almond, walnut, pumpkin seed, and hemp blend. Once you’ve made this, you can use it in smoothies, pour it over a bowl of crunchy granola, or enjoy it warm with any cinnamon-y goodness!
Want more scrumptious fall desserts? Check out these 15 Fabulous Raw Vegan Desserts With Decadent Fall Flavors, 20 Cinnamon-Based Recipes That Will Warm Your Heart and these 31 Awesome Apple Recipes That Will Make You Feel Warm and Cozy.
You can also download the Food Monster App, where you will find tons of other desserts and comfort food recipes perfect for fall. It is available on both Android and iPhone and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The App features 8000+ vegan, allergy-friendly recipes with at least 10 new recipes added daily!
Lead image source: Apple Cinnamon Sticky Buns