It’s officially fall, which in 2018 equivalates to pumpkin spice everywhere season. Every restaurant, coffee shop, and corner store offers all the popular autumn flavors and treats.
And guess what? Most of them are loaded with animal byproducts.via GIPHY
Never fear! Vegans and those of us #LivingNaturallySensible can still get in on all the fun. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite vegan Fall desserts and treats. Added bonus: many of these are also gluten-free!
So grab your grocery list and add the ingredients for the recipes you’d like to try!
1) 1 Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Roll
I believe I have died and gone to pumpkin-and-cream-cheese heaven after discovering a vegan version of the pumpkin roll made by Minimalist Baker.
Oh, and the best part is that there is only one bowl to clean! You're going to adore this one if you like pumpkin and cream cheese!
This dish is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy a delectable fall dessert without spending hours in the kitchen because it only requires a few basic ingredients and some simple, easy-to-follow directions.
2) Sweet Potato Ice Cream
Florida is hot, y’all. Sometimes warm apple pie doesn’t sound good on a 95-degree day. But sweet potato ice cream? Yes, please!
3) Vegan Apple Cider Doughnuts
Are doughnuts a dessert or breakfast food? We’re not sure, but even though you can often find apple cider doughnuts at your local pumpkin patch, they don’t usually offer a vegan alternative. Here is a recipe for vegan apple cider doughnuts.
And for the record, these should be enjoyed for breakfast AND dessert.
4) 1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
Minimalist Baker offers ANOTHER 1-bowl recipe for easy cleanup. It’s like she knows me. Anyways, here is her 1-Bowl Gluten-Free, Vegan Carrot Cake.
5) Balsamic Candied Pecans
Ever go to the county fair and see those candied pecans that smell amazing? Here is a recipe for vegan balsamic candied pecans that you can make at home.
6) Pear Apple Crisp
Gluten-free, paleo, AND vegan? Whoop whoop! Give this vegan pear apple crisp recipe a try!
7) Vegan Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Fudge Sauce
You had me at cheesecake. But with a salted caramel fudge sauce? I’m making this recipe, like yesterday.
8) Fudgy Vegan Walnut Brownies
Sometimes you’re just in the mood for chocolate, and these vegan brownies will do just the trick.
Last but not least, if you're a vegan with a sweet craving, you're in luck! These 8 vegan sweets that are brimming with autumnal flavors will fulfill your sweet tooth and make you smile.
Who says vegans can't have their cake and eat it too? There is something for everyone in this collection, from the wonderful scents of pumpkin spice to the warm and comforting taste of caramel apple.
And with the 1-Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Roll, you'll be able to wow your loved ones with your culinary prowess while maintaining a spotless kitchen.
So why not treat yourself to a tasty fall dessert right now? Your palate (and vegan conscience) will appreciate it!