Dairy-Free Thanksgiving Desserts
Black Sesame Chocolate-Banana Loaf Cakes
These dairy-free black sesame chocolate-banana loaf cakes use oil and silken tofu for a delicious, moist texture.
Blood Orange Sherbet Cake with Chewy Chocolate Crust
This stunning dairy-free blood orange sherbet cake has a chewy chocolate crust and is made with both coconut and almond milk.
Soy Milk-Arborio Rice Pudding with Poached Figs
A simple mix of vegetable stock and olive oil replaces the usual milk and butter in this lightened up mashed potato casserole. A little cooked spinach adds even more goodness.
Chewy Cinnamon-Spelt Cookies with Sea Salt
A vegan twist on the classic snickerdoodle, these cookies are super fun to eat, thanks to their ultra chewy texture and crinkly sugary tops.
Maple Coconut-Chia Scones
A generous amount of maple syrup and shredded coconut in these chia-studded scones make each bite taste like a stack of pancakes. They're vegan friendly, too.
Amaranth Pudding with Coconut and Raisins
This slightly sweet amaranth pudding makes a great, naturally gluten-free breakfast or dessert.
Spiced Butternut Squash Sorbet
For an easy, festive dessert, pair this golden sorbet with vanilla ice cream and gingersnaps.
Honey Tahini Cookies
These delicious, gluten-free cookies are both chewy and crisp. Think of them as an elegant, interesting version of peanut butter cookies.
Soft and Chewy Marshmallows
These delicious marshmallows from pastry chef Dominique Ansel are made by whipping a hot sugar syrup with gelatin; they're just dense enough to be perfect for toasting over a fire. They're delicious plain, or with any of the following flavorings: cinnamon, hazelnut or coconut-lime.
Peanut Butter-Oat Bites with Sea Salt and Cinnamon
These gluten-free, no-bake peanut butter cookies quickly come together in the bowl of a food processor. They're mildly sweet little bites with a texture reminiscent of peanut butter cookie dough. Serve chilled sprinkled with flaky sea salt and cinnamon.
Chef Matt Danko uses his father’s recipe to make sharlotka, a deliciously light and fluffy Russian apple cake.
Poached Pears with Prunes
Paula Wolfert adapted this lightly spiced, unusual fruit dessert from one created by chef Fatima Mountassamin of Le Tobsil, Marrakech's most ambitious Moroccan restaurant.