‘Tis the season of love. What better way to share love than with desserts? To honor the day where we pop vegan chocolate bon bons into our mouths, regardless of whether we bought them or someone else did, we’ve compiled some of our favorite vegan dessert recipes to whip up for Valentine’s Day. Who’s making what for us?
Persimmon Crème Brûleé
Persimmon crème brûleé by Vegan Yack Attack
Vegan Yack Attack’s food is one of our favorites, so of course we want gaga for this persimmon crème brûleé recipe by Jackie Sobon topped with sugared cranberries.
Gluten-free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies
Strength & Sunshine’s gluten-free deep dish chocolate chip cookie skillet
The way to our hearts is via cookies. Add in the gluten-free deep dish variety courtesy of Strength & Sunshine and we’re totally sold. NBD, but this recipe is also paleo, allergy-free and sugar-free (sans the choco chips).
Raw Chocolate Beet Cheesecake
Unconventional Baker’s raw choco beet cheesecake
Sneak veggies into dessert without anyone knowing! This raw chocolate beet cheesecake from the Unconventional Baker features beetroot powder to get its luscious pink color. The cashew-based cheesecake gets its sweetness courtesy of medjool dates and maple syrup.
Raspberry Dusted Brownie Truffles
Raspberry dusted chocolate brownie truffles by Spa Bettie
Spa Bettie has created chewy, sweet goodness with these raspberry dusted brownie truffles. This gluten-free treat taps into the powers of your blender and makes more than 20 bite-sized goodies.
Pot de Creme
My Darling Vegan’s pot de creme
Get fancy and French for Valentine’s Day with the vegan version of pot de creme. From My Darling Vegan, this creamy pot de creme will have whomever you make this for saying oh la la.
Brownie Batter Hummus
Brownie batter hummus by Pink Fortitude
Hummus doesn’t have to be savory! The gluten-free brownie batter hummus from Pink Fortitude nixes chickpeas and replace them with cashews to create this creamy, sweet vegan dessert.
Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream
Cherry chocolate ice cream by That Girl Cooks Healthy
Dessert can be healthy — and easy to make with That Girl Cooks Healthy’s cherry chocolate ice cream. Using a banana base, toss the ingredients into a blender and voila: ice cream.
Chocolate Mousse with Whiskey
Chocolate mousse … with whiskey by Animagus Eats
This isn’t your normal mousse. Animagus Eats chocolate mousse features whiskey, winter spices and more goodness in this rich vegan dessert.
Air Fryer Brownies
Yes, you can make brownies in the air fryer with this recipe from Veggies Save the Day
Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites
It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken offers their vegan dessert recipe in the form of Red Velvet cheesecake bites. They’re beautiful, aren’t they?
Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby. She previously lived and worked in Thailand where she spent years working for an elephant sanctuary and has traveled around the world speaking about the realities of elephant tourism. She is a public speaker who has appeared at SEED Food + Wine, VegFest Puerto Rico, VegFest Toronto and more, a journalist and entrepreneur. Diana is also behind the Vegas Vegan Dinners at James Beard Foundation’s James Beard House.