Our Favorite Vegan and Gluten-Free Desserts

Crowd-pleasing desserts that are both vegan AND gluten-free!

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Lisa Thompson
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Our Top 5 Vegan and Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes 

Whether you're managing food allergies or like to stick to a plant-based diet, we've got you covered when the craving for a sweet treat strikes but need to keep things vegan and gluten-free! Here is a list of our favorite vegan and gluten-free dessert recipes so you can recreate a favorite UK candy bar, a crisp-yet-chewy pavlova using chickpea aquafaba, and a crowd-pleasing tart. When it comes to gluten-free and vegan desserts, the most important thing to remember is that as long as they're made with love, nobody will miss a thing!
 
Vegan Lemon Curd Tart by @amylecreations

A delicate gluten-free crust is made with oats and almond meal before being baked until golden brown, then filled with a delightfully tart vegan lemon curd filling. Pro Tip: you can use this lemon curd to top your favorite pancakes

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Aquafaba Pavlova by @panaceas_pantry

This vegan aquafaba pavlova is here to answer the call the next time you need a beautiful dessert! This recipe has lots of helpful tips to ensure your pavlova has a crisp shell and mashmallowy interior. Top with your favorite seasonal fruit and fluffy vegan whip.

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Fudgy Brownies with Chocolate Ganache Frosting  by @crowded_kitchen

These brownies are loaded with dark chocolate and as fudgy as can be. Top with a rich chocolate ganache frosting for an extra luscious chocolate punch and beautiful crushed rose petals. They just might be the most elegant brownies ever!

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Vegan Caramel and Nougat Chocolate Bars by @addictedtodates

These chocolate bars are reminiscent of the classic mars bars from the UK, but turn things up a notch with almond and coconut milk ice cream! From the soft caramel, to the melt-in-your-mouth nougat, this raw dessert is something you need to make ASAP.

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Chocolate Granola Tarts  by @itsallgoodvegan

Next time you're making a batch of granola, set a few cups aside for these delicious granola tarts. They're filled with vegan yogurt that is naturally sweetened with fruitnuts, a little bit of chocolate and maple syrup.

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