A sweet selection of some of the finest raw and vegetarian cakes on the net. Enjoy!
With a cinnamon and nutmeg infused frosting so creamy and caramel-like that it literally oozes right over the edge of the cake...well, it's pretty much impossible to ignore how delicious it all looks! If this recipe by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life doesn't inspire some serious chocolate cake cravings we don't know what will! You'll want to whip this one up for the Holidays this season (or any celebratory event during the year for that matter)! Serve with a glass of warmly spiced nut milk.
This recipe by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw inspires both the taste buds AND the eyes with its creamy, ivory-toned cheesecake filling complete with vibrant stains of bright red raspberry juice. Food SHOULD be a work of art, and with this particular cheesecake the task is achieved. Scroll down to read what simple ingredients you'll need along with the easy steps it takes to bring it all together.
If looking at the picture of this mouth watering creation by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8 conjures mental images of an ingredient list a mile long you'll be pleasantly surprised - it is actually super simple to make! A creamy and rich dairy-free cheesecake filling made with raw cashews, fruit juices, and swirls of cinnamon infused maple syrup (or agave) tops a crust of almonds, dates, and yes, even MORE delicious cinnamon. You will love slicing into, devouring, and sharing this decadent dessert with your loved ones!
If you make this recipe by Fragrant Vanilla Cake you will have discovered a new favorite that you'll want to create time and time again! A rich "pumpkin" cheesecake filling made with young coconut and carrot tops a crust of dried coconut, buckwheat, dates and a blend of delicious spices for a gingerbread-like effect. Raw, gluten free, guilt free, decadent, and the perfect dessert to share with even a diverse mix of company. Folks will be asking for seconds...
This delectable recipe by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com is entirely free of gluten, sugar and dairy, and contains only ingredients which are exceptionally healthy for your body! If you miss cupcakes or muffins on a raw diet you'll love sinking your teeth into this recipe! A spicy cupcake mix made with a base of almond and coconut flour combines with a gingery apple filling and decadent raw caramel sauce drizzle. So delicious!
A decadent dark chocolate 4 layer masterpiece made with raw cacao and organic cherries for an extra potent hit of antioxidants! If you can't find fresh organic cherries try substituting frozen cherries that have been gently thawed. Enjoy this epic dessert by Kibby Miller of Kibby's Blended Life during life's next special occasion!
Raw cheesecake heaven! You will absolutely love this recipe by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8, especially if you're a fan of that irresistible combination of chocolate and almond. A raw chocolate almond crust is topped with a thick layer of perfectly sweet, creamy cashew cheesecake filling marbled with Rawmio's chocolate almond butter spread. A fine example of what can be done with a few wholesome ingredients and a hefty dose of artistic creativity!
A truly elegant raw cake by Ulyana Michailov of Forest Faery featuring roses and fresh lemon! The crust is a sweet and simple combination of pistachios, coconut, green sultanas and vanilla. The filling is a rich and luxurious merging of raw cashews, coconut oil, strawberries, rose petals and lemon zest, juice and essential oil. The entire cake is then topped with a generous drizzling of decadent white chocolate cacao butter ganache. You will be transformed with each heavenly bite!
Raw, vegan, paleo-friendly, gluten free and superfood enhanced (whew!) mini cheesecakes featuring two of the best fruits nature has to offer: mango and persimmon! This recipe by Ariane Resnick features some truly unique and tasty ingredients such as Ancient Wisdom's herbal superfood blend and Dastony's truly raw nut butters in flavors cashew and sprouted almond.
A moist and decadent raw chocolate cake by Chris Anca of Tales of A Kitchen complete with a layer of gooey caramel and a sprinkling of cacao nibs and cacao powder for that perfect finishing touch. Each bite delivers a firm yet creamy texture with a delicious intermittent crunch of walnuts and cacao nibs. If your life could use a healthy dose of chocolate right about now than we encourage you to try this incredible recipe (which Chris admits is one of her finest!). Be sure to bookmark this one for the Holidays ahead!
A rich chocolate walnut crust layered with freshly sliced strawberries, creamy coconut vanilla bean cream and drizzly chocolate ganache frosting. This is a recipe from Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen however it seems to have been gifted straight from heaven above. Delicious and oh so decadent!
Fresh berries will always go hand in hand with the sunshine and fun of summer! If you're like us you've stored a little bit of that joy away in your freezer to partake in throughout the winter. This gorgeously purple recipe by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw calls for blackberries, and while of course fresh is best, you can also use frozen - organic or wild harvested of course. The crust is a simple mixture of walnuts and dates, and the filling turns out smooth, creamy and cheesecake-like; sweet of course but with that perfect hint of tart from the berries. If you have a hard time slicing the perfect raw cheesecake slice you'll find freedom and portability with the bar structure of this recipe. Enjoy!
If you ever get hit with a cupcake craving Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica has your back with this recipe for delicious blueberry mini cakes topped with coconut cream frosting! The cake batter turns out very moist and soft - similar in texture to cookie dough - yet is just a simple combination of coconut flour, fresh banana, mashed blueberries, a splash of almond milk and a touch of sweetener. Creative and fun for kids too! Let them help shape the cakes and add the frosting themselves.
A wonderful dessert by Priscilla Soler of Gastrawnomica which utilizes the natural sweetness found in carrots and banana instead of relying on anything refined. The cake itself is nut free and has a nice light texture and is so delicious paired with the creamy young coconut cream frosting. You can choose to make this recipe fat free by substituting banana ice cream for the coconut frosting on top. Enjoy!
Preparing raw cuisine with no heat enables us to preserve every ounce of nutrition and utilize our foods as a pure form of medicine. When it comes to medicinal foods choices nothing beats wild food! Wild berries are an especially potent superfood option because they contain vastly more antioxidants and are usually more flavorful to boot. If you don't have access to wild blueberries choose the 2nd best option - fresh organic ones preferably from the farmers market or U-pick farm.
This Blueberry Mousse Cake by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw is packed with the richness of flavor and nutrition found in wild berries, and looks so cute placed in mini mason jars. A silky, fluffy mousse-like filling tops a classic crust of dates, walnuts, coconut and vanilla. Each jar acts as an individual serving. Enjoy!
The best hazelnut dessert you will ever taste! These heavenly hazelnut bliss bars by Amy Lyons are made using Rawmio's divinely decadent raw chocolate spreads. It is a richly satisfying dessert possessing that ever-so classic combination of hazelnut and chocolate. Raw and free of all gluten, dairy, and refined sugar.
An epic raw blackberry cheesecake marbled with syrupy berry juice swirled into an ultra smooth and creamy cashew filling. You need to make this cheesecake! If you've ever been mystified by how dessert chefs acquire that gorgeous marbled effect Amie Sue of Nouveau Raw shows us exactly how it's done!
Bethanne is like a raw superfood ninja in the kitchen when it comes to desserts and comes up with some of the most creative treats we've ever seen. This Triple Layered Jungle Peanut Butter Butterscotch Ice Cream Cake (whew!) is one of her self-proclaimed best recipes to date. Even though it is a decadent dessert it is utterly dense in nutrition and medicinals. This recipe utilizes some unique extracts such as red asparagus which lends an amazing butterscotch flavor to the crust and has anti-stress attributes.