5 Plant-Based Desserts for Any Occasion (And a Bonus No-Bake Recipe!)

Looking for a plant-based dessert that doesn’t compromise on taste? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a list of five vegan desserts that are downright delicious, require simple ingredients, and are ridiculously easy to make. They’re great for all occasions! We’ve also thrown in a bonus no-bake recipe that’s filled with such fudgy goodness that you won’t believe it’s vegan.

To make things easy, we’ve also listed total times and ingredients!

Profile of a vegan chocolate brownie with the middle layer looking decadently fudgy and gooey.

#1 Plant-Based Brownies

These vegan brownies are heavenly. They’re crunchy on the outside, gooey on the inside, and have a lovely pumpkin spice kick. To make them extra special, we’ve given them a LoveRaw twist by throwing in some of our favourite choc. Plus, this recipe is egg-free and super easy to make. Who said plant-based treats can't be delicious?

Bake time: 20 to 25 minutes, cool for 20 minutes

  • 4 x Smooth Choc M:lk® Choc Bars
  • 3 x Packs of Caramelised Biscuit Cre&m® Wafer Bars
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee mixed with 50ml boiling water
  • 110g margarine, at room temperature
  • 100ml OGGS® Aquafaba
  • 110g light brown soft sugar
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 210g plain flour, sifted
  • 40g cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice mix

See full instructions here.

Vegan cheesecake with a slice cut out and layers visible. There is a biscuit base, the cheesecake, and a rich peanut butter topping.

#2 Plant-Based Cheesecake

This bad boy is full of peanut butter and chocolatey goodness. It’s a creamy vegan cheesecake with a crunchy biscuit base and a secret ingredient that we’re huge fans of - our M:lk® Choc Peanut Caramel Bars! It also serves 10, making it perfect for dinner parties or, if you have a massive sweet tooth, a party of one. We won’t judge…

Bake time: 25 to 30 minutes, cool for 4 hours

  • 70g pure fine oats (or use blended oats)
  • 2 tbsp granulated sweetener
  • 60g chocolate digestive vegan protein
  • 15g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 50g peanut butter powder + 75ml water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 60ml water + more if needed to create a crumble
  • 300g extra firm tofu
  • 185g soy Greek yoghurt
  • 35g vanilla vegan protein
  • 40g granulated sweetener
  • 20g peanut butter powder + 30ml water
  • Vanilla Flavdrops or 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 15g peanut butter powder + 2tsp water
  • 15g unsweetened cocoa powder + 3tsp water + vanilla Flavdrops
  • 40g blam peanuts
  • 2 x LoveRaw M:lk® Choc Peanut Caramel Bars

See full instructions here.

Profile of a blondie in someone’s hand, with a M:LK® Choc Cre&m® Wafer Bar oozing delicious vegan hazelnut cream.

#3 Plant-Based Blondies

Delicious and definitely worth a try. And the best part? These vegan blondies have 6 ingredients and 3 steps. Minimal effort, maximum dessert. They’re a delightful twist on the classic brownie. We’d say they’re definitely strong contenders for the best vegan dessert award!

Bake time: 20 to 25 minutes, cool for 5 minutes

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 x cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup plant milk (oat milk or coconut milk are great choices)
  • 1 x tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Make these blondies extra special by pressing in chunks of M:lk® Choc Cre&m® Wafer Bars as they’re cooling. They’re quality vegan chocolate that taste like chocolate chocolate.

See full instructions here.

Vegan chocolate and peanut butter cookies cooling on an oven rack.

#4 Plant-Based Cookies

There’s something great about the perfect cookie, and that’s especially true of these vegan chocolate chip cookies. They’re crunchy but soft and chewy with our M:lk® Choc Peanut Caramel Bars adding an indulgent twist. They were made to be dunked!

Bake time: 9 minutes, cool for 5 minutes

  • 170g vegan butter, softened
  • 300g light brown sugar
  • 44g granulated sugar
  • 90 ml plant-based milk
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 360g plain flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 180g vegan chocolate chips
  • Peanuts
  • Peanut butter
  • LoveRaw M:lk® Choc Peanut Caramel Bars
  • Melted vegan chocolate for drizzling

See full instructions here.

Vegan banana bread cut into slices on a wooden chopping board. Chocolate oozes from the banana bread.

#5 Plant-Based Banana Bread

Banana bread lovers, here’s one for you! We’ve given this classic dish a generous helping of our heavenly vegan chocolate.? Help yourself to a slice!

Bake time: 50 to 55 minutes, cool for 5 minutes

  • 3 very ripe bananas (preferably overripe)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil / any neutral oil / melted vegan butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed with 2.5 tbsp water and left for 10 mins to set)
  • 1/3 cup milk of choice
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar or caster sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 5 x LoveRaw M:lk Choc Peanut Butter Cups, chopped up into bite sized pieces
  • 3 x LoveRaw Smooth Choc M:lk® Choc Bars, chopped up into chunks

See full instructions here.

Overhead photo of the white wafer fudge cut into slices and sitting next to a White Choc Cre&m® Wafer Bar.

Bonus Recipe! No-Bake Plant-Based Fudge

Who says fudge needs an oven? This no-bake vegan fudge is an absolute treat. And the best part - you only need three simple ingredients to make it. Indulgence served without breaking a sweat.

100g vegan white chocolate
1/4 cup runny peanut butter (plus some extra for decoration)
1 finger each of M:lk® Choc Cre&m® Wafer Bar and White Choc Cre&m® Wafer Bar

See full instructions here.

Fancy Some More Vegan Dessert Recipes?

There you have it, a list of plant-based desserts that will make your taste buds thank you. They may not be sugar-free, but you can still have your cake (or brownie, cheesecake, blondie, cookie, banana bread, or fudge) and eat it too!

Make sure you check out LoveRaw recipes for more delicious vegan desserts. And if you can’t be fussed to slave away in the kitchen, you can always order LoveRaw - we’ve got a variety of vegan chocolate for you to browse and enjoy!


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