Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes: Desserts

These are our top dessert recipes, ranging from the simple and healthy to the downright decadent. Like all Veg Word recipes, they are easy to follow, with clear step-by-step instructions. And of course they're all completely acceptable to vegetarians.

Apricot and Cranberry Compote
A tasty and colorful dessert which is trivially easy to make. Vegan.

Brown Rice Pudding
A great dessert for hungry kids. Vegetarian.

Classic Cheesecake

Classic Cheesecake
Simple, elegant and delicious, this could be the only cheesecake recipe you'll ever need. Vegetarian.

Chocolate Nemesis Cake (Gluten-Free Version)
A wonderfully rich cake that the family will love. Vegetarian.

This traditional Scottish dessert makes a superb ending to any meal. Vegetarian.

Eve's Pudding
The fruity filling and light sponge topping combine to make a delightful dessert. Vegetarian.

Fruit Compote

Fruit Compote
Quick, easy, economical, versatile, healthy and very tasty - an ideal dessert. Vegan.

Fruit Crumble

Fruit Crumble
A hot fruit dessert that can be prepared in moments. Vegetarian; can be made vegan.

Gluten-Free Fruit Crumble
A gluten-free version of a very popular dessert. Vegetarian; can be made vegan.

Non-Alcoholic Tiramisu
This alcohol-free recipe for the popular Italian dessert is every bit as good as the traditional version. Vegetarian.

Sussex Pudding
An ultra-fast version of a delightful lemon-rich dessert. Vegetarian.


Tiramisu (the easy way)
A particularly simple way of preparing this highly indulgent Italian dessert. Vegetarian.

Tofu 'Cheesecake'
A wonderfully rich and flavorsome dessert, with a much lower fat content than a traditional cheesecake. Vegan.

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