These easy Vegan Summer Dessert Recipes are light, fruity, healthy-ish and delicious! The perfect dairy-free, egg-free and no-bake treats for hot days using seasonal produce.
Vegan Summer Dessert Recipes
How about a big ole slice of Summer? This strawberry coconut pie has a yummy crust with a dreamy coconut filling. Topped with fresh strawberries and mint, you’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven.
2. Apricot Tart
Think fluffy and light, sharp and sweet. This apricot tart will have even non-vegans begging for another piece. Make it the day before and just wait and see how it will blow your guests away.
Cherries pack their own punch of deliciousness, but when almonds join the dessert fray, you can count on presenting a cake that will impress everyone. Cherries and almonds are a classic combination for a surefire vegan win.
This one’s a dessert game-changer. Skillet strawberry s’mores have all of the gooey goodness of that campfire treat everyone loves but with freshly sliced strawberries scattered across the top. And it’s ready in 10 minutes!
Need a dessert that wows a crowd? Bring this peach of a cake and they’ll never stop talking about your pastry genius. The spicy cinnamon frosting sets off the sweetness of the peaches and cream.
6. Lemon Bars
Want to dupe your non-vegan friends in to scarfing down a fully vegan dessert? Whip up a batch of these tangy lemon bars and watch as they snag up these scrumptious delights in one sitting.
This is sophistication on a plate, people. Think silky white chocolate, luxurious blackberries and coconut milk, all mingled together in a crisp, almond tart shell. Every forkful of this vegan and gluten-free tart redefines decadence.
If you’re a chocolate lover, this is it. I present freshly sliced strawberries on a sinfully rich chocolate filling atop a chocolate crust. And be still your paleo, vegan and gluten-free hearts—it’s all diet-friendly!
Dreaming of some ice cream? How about a couple of scoops of this guilt-free black forest ice cream that’s packed with chocolate cookie crumbles and is bursting with fresh cherries? Summer never tasted this good.
Move over, Grandma, it’s someone else’s turn to be the picnic hero with this crazy easy and super delicious strawberry banana icebox cake. Throw it together in minutes with a few simple ingredients and wow!
There’s no better way to celebrate strawberry season, than with a sweetly fragrant strawberry pie. It’s gluten-free and its oat and walnut crust is the perfect nutty foil to those fresh, juicy strawberries.
Grab that tequila and let’s get this party started! These frosted margarita cupcakes have the lime zesty goodness of your favorite drink but with no morning after regret. They’re easy to make with simple, vegan pantry ingredients.
Aqua-what? Ladies and gents, it’s aquafaba, that vegan meringue miracle made from the liquid in chickpeas! Whip it like egg whites then add fresh strawberries and six other ingredients for an almost instant light and fluffy mousse.
14. Banana Cream Pie
Caramelized bananas and a walnut crust elevate this tasty treat above yesterday’s banana cream pie. This modern take tastes so rich and extravagant, no one will guess that it’s also gluten-free and vegan-friendly.
You put the lime in the coconut and OMG! A tangy summer treat that can be enjoyed chilled or frozen. Don’t even think about preheating the oven, this baby is a no-bake blessing from above.
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A whole lot of coconut. It’s what makes this tart so completely unique. Then the raspberries arrive and bring their sassy tartness. Together, they make a flavor combination you won’t soon forget.
When the homey goodness of banana bread meets the frosty lusciousness of ice cream cake, I’m totally accepting that invitation. This recipe revolutionizes both desserts in a way that might just ruin their individual incarnations forever.
18. Mini Berry Tarts
Will you just look at how adorable these are? Gluten-free, paleo and vegan, what could be better about these tiny tarts? How about that they take less than thirty minutes to throw together and taste berry-tastic.
Can’t take a trip to the tropics? Skip the trip and make this delicious recipe for mango and coconut panna cotta instead. Imagine two layers, one tart, one sweet, coming together to make the perfect bite.
Cool lime and rich coconut work their magic in this vegan version of a key lime pie. It has the graham cracker crust with a lime zesty middle that no one in the world would guess uses tofu.
Chocolate and fruit combinations are everywhere, but with blueberry? Yes, please! Make this cake and its cashew custard cream and let the sophisticated flavors fool you into forgetting it’s gluten-free, vegan and low fat.
It’s a pie. No, it’s an ice cream sandwich. No! It’s a pie!! Wait! It’s both! What citrus wizard could conjure such a dessert concoction? It’s delicious and you won’t have to churn a thing.
You’ll never lose with fresh blackberries, but then it’s hello caramel, and that’s when things get seriously delectable. But don’t worry, it’s not sugar that makes the pie’s caramel layer so good—it’s medjool dates!
Summertime in a muffin—think lemonade in vegan muffin form, topped with creamy strawberry icing. Take a bite and you’d swear you’re on a porch swing, talkin’ about the good ole days with the folks back home.
25. Vanilla Pudding
Introducing a five-ingredient, super easy vanilla pudding—an essential recipe for those supporting dessert roles. You need a bottom layer for fresh berries? Done. You have a slice of vegan lemon cake that needs a friend? Done. The possibilities are endless.
26. Mini Pavlovas
How can something so inexpensive be so darn elegant? Blow your guests’ minds by serving them egg-free and gluten-free mini pavlovas with fresh fruit for dessert. One look at your amazing meringue creations and they’ll think that they’ve finally arrived.
For your next gathering of vegan naysayers, bring out some fresh fruit and this avocado and chocolate dip. So crazy good and so easy to make, they’ll never know there’s avocado in there unless you tell them.
These mango and coconut parfaits are always such a hit. Not only are they a creative way to enjoy fresh fruit in your breakfast, snack or dessert but they are also really beautiful to look at.
Here’s one of those desserts that you spoon out hot from of a cast iron skillet and into a bowl. This strawberry cobbler is a revelation, a paleo, vegan and gluten-free triumph that tastes like something grandma would make.
Who has time to make homemade chocolate mousse? It’s fussy, takes all day and is so not healthy. Wait, there’s a two-step chocolate mousse? With avocado? Sign me up for this simple to make and insanely delicious indulgence.
If you’re lucky enough to find fresh peaches, run, don’t walk, to the kitchen and make this stunning peach and almond galette. It’s inexpensive but looks like a million bucks and is the perfect vehicle to show off your peaches!
32. Lemon Tartlets
If you’re craving something like cheesecake but with the sass of a lemon bar, you simply must try these vegan and paleo lemon tarts. Just blend a few simple ingredients and you’ll be garnishing your tarts with fresh berries in no time.
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