The Five Best Vegan and Gluten-Free Desserts
Being vegan and gluten-free doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in your favourite sweet treats — so here’s a roundup of our favourite vegan, gluten-free and all-round dreamy dessert recipes.
This rice pudding is creamy, sweet and made for cosy evenings indoors. Topped with crunchy caramelised walnuts, it's the dessert you never knew you needed. Cold winter days will be the perfect excuse to make this hearty rice pudding.
These waffles use whatever gluten-free flour you fancy, silken tofu and your favourite plant milk to create crisp, golden waffles. Served with an easy and delightful cashew cream, a stack of these make a delicious dessert, and for the days you’re feeling indulgent, a wonderful breakfast. Save this recipe for your next brunch date.
Blondies are brownies’ underrated sister, but they get the respect they deserve in this decadent recipe. Made using almond flour, these blondies are fluffy, soft, pairing perfectly with the sweet caramel sauce and the tartness of the raspberries.
For a low-effort, high reward bake, get your fill of these almond cookies. With four, syrup, butter, salt, and chocolate you can make these chewy, soft and caramel-like cookies. Best of all, it can be made in 20 minutes. Perfect for you’ve finished your pack of biscuits for the week but you’ve still got some cravings.
These biscuits were developed by Val in an ode to the iconic Ikea oat biscuits that she used to love — and somehow these will make you feel nostalgic even if you’ve never tasted the original. crispy, thin, sweet, salty and a bit chocolatey will have you ditching your boring old store-bought biscuits. And the best bit? It can be made using just one saucepan.
Got any desserts you want given the vegan and gluten-free treatment? Let us know in the comments and we’ll get on it!
by Toni Olukiran
Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Interns, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at a last count) or playing tennis in the park.