A sweet selection of some of the finest raw and vegetarian cakes on the net. Enjoy!
These tangy Mango Lime Cheesecake Bars by raw dessert guru Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw are the perfect embodiment of summer's sweetness. Not overly sweet, we also love how this recipe wont leave you in a sugar coma. Enjoy and get back to soaking up that glorious sunshine!
Only in raw food cuisine can you eat a dessert as decadent and tasty as this and be getting medicinal health benefits and a boost to your immune system with antioxidants, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, and nourishing fats a plenty. Enjoy this delicious raw chocolate and goji berry tart by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise.
There's a trend these days: acai smoothies and smoothie bowls galore! If you can't get enough of all things fruity and acai you will love these yummy Acai Bery and Banana Mini Cheesecakes by Karielyn Tillman of Healthy Family and Home. A great dessert for both adults and children full of antioxidants, vitamins, phytonutrients and healthy fats. Enjoy!
This recipe by Kerry Ogden is ALL about the chocolate!
Yacon syrup is a low-glycemic sweetener that’s loaded with prebiotics. The flavor is reminiscent of molasses and lends a rich flavor that accentuates the chocolately goodness. Orange zest is the “secret ingredient”, adding a sweet burst of citrus flavor without raising the glycemic index of the recipe.
Using four-ounce mason jars is the perfect way to grab and go when you’re hankering for a special treat. Enjoy!
Remember those epic ice cream cakes from childhood celebrations? Well now is your chance to relive the glory in the healthiest way possible. This masterpiece by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life is made with a base of banana "nice cream", frozen blueberries, raw cashews, real vanilla bean, and even has a dose of antioxidant-rich matcha powder thrown in for a beautiful contrast of color. Enjoy!
Yes it looks like a gourmet masterpiece that takes loads of effort to make, but do not be fooled by appearances. This scrumptious cheesecake by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles takes about 7-10 minutes to assemble.
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Makes 8 to 12 slices
This beautiful cake by Chris Anca of Tales of A Kitchen is completely open to your adaptation. Top with whatever fruits are most luscious and in season! You'll find plenty of coconut in this recipe providing lots of fiber and body-loving fats. Chia seeds are used to thicken the texture of the filling without reliance on added oil. Load up your finished masterpiece with your favorite fruits such as pineapple, berries, papaya, mango, grapes, or even melon. Enjoy!
A fine example of how quick, easy, delicious and absolutely GORGEOUS raw desserts can be. An all-raw blueberry cake masterpiece by Iselin Støylen of A Vegetarian Taste that will light up those taste buds, nourish your body, and inspire feelings of serious gratitude and joy. Make sure to allow a few hours for things to set in the fridge, the coconut oil will make the filling firm up into a cheesecake-like consistency. Enjoy!
The beautiful spring time brings with it a promise of warmer weather ahead, warmer weather and swim-suit ready bodies! Have a little sweet treat while maintaining your healthy eating plan with this raw, vegan, low sugar and paleo-friendly recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney! With raw food it's the best of both (all) worlds.
Carrot cake and cupcake lovers rejoice! Marlie Centawer of Barefoot and Frolicking has ingeniously created a truly healthy recipe that will satisfy both parties equally. A raw carrot cake cupcake made from fresh carrots, buckwheat flour, shredded coconut flakes, dates, and cinnamon frosted with a creamy vanilla cashew icing. Who wouldn't want to sink their teeth into that? Enjoy!
Best served immediately with a cup of tea, or keep them in the fridge for a few days or freezer for a few weeks.
This recipe was lightly inspired by the work of This Rawsome Vegan Life.
This is the ideal birthday cake for fruit lovers everywhere and makes a great treat for kids as well! The entire cake is made from fresh watermelon topped with a sweet, creamy and lemony cashew frosting. The combination of juicy watermelon with creamy vanilla frosting is just divine and such a treat. If you're in the northern hemisphere watermelon season hasn't struck yet so be sure to bookmark this one for the warmer weather ahead! Enjoy this creative recipe by Eva Hajkova of RawEva.com!
If you love carrot cake and have a special adoration for the cream cheese frosting that often accompanies it you will fall in absolute LOVE with this dessert masterpiece by Ann Oliverio of An Unrefined Vegan. Two heart shaped layers of yummy raw vegan carrot cake made entirely free of gluten and sugar sandwich a generous amount of sweet vanilla and lemon cashew cream cheese frosting. Divine!
If you ever enjoyed eating lemon pudding as a child this recipe by Rachael Campbell will take you right back to those days! The highly alluring flavors of raspberry, lemon and vanilla fuse into a creamy and dense cheesecake filling made with a base of raw cashews and coconut oil. This is a truly classic dessert you will surely make time and time again.
PS. If you end up with any leftovers Rachael has a great tip! Simply store a few slices in your freezer for a quick and healthy raw dessert for when your sweet tooth strikes.
Amazing and decadent raw desserts don't have to be complicated or time consuming, and this recipe by Eva Hajkova of RawEva.com is a perfect example of this. A beautiful raw cake made with a chocolatey almond and date crust, topped with a layer of delicate and creamy vanilla infused peach cream, coated with a rich dark chocolate shell. So yummy!
Triple chocolate heaven! A truly masterful dessert by Fee O. of Raw Fit and Happy combining gooey dark chocolate brownie dough with a creamy chocolate cashew filling, crunchy outer chocolate shell and chocolate dipped strawberries. If you have a hankering for something ultra chocolatey and decadent that comes together pretty effortlessly than this is a great recipe to try out. Perfect for Valentines day right around the corner too...Enjoy!
A triple layered raw ice cream cake by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen which you wont want to miss out on trying. 3 delicious flavors of frozen banana ice cream layer perfectly with one another: chocolate, strawberry and basil, and nectarines and nuts, forming a completely sublime and healthy frozen treat! Top with chopped almonds and fresh berries. Enjoy!
You may take one look at this recipe by Emily Von Euw and wonder how exactly a relatively basic list of wholesome ingredients can come together to form something of such a royal level of visual appeal and tastiness? Maybe it's sorcery or magic, or some unexplained phenomena. Whatever it is lets just give THANKS for the blessing that is this epic raw vegan tiramisu with vanilla cream and coffee lady fingers! Gluten, dairy, and refined-sugar- free, made with organic cold-pressed coffee. Serve alongside a mug of medicinal mushroom tea with a splash of hazelnut milk.
Sweet, heavenly decadence by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake! A coconut and date crust layered with a dark chocolate mousse, whipped coconut cream with fresh vanilla bean and a garnish of lavender flowers and fresh figs. Luxurious yet completely guilt-free! If fresh figs aren't available try substituting blueberries or even slices of fresh pear. If a special occasion arises you now have the perfect dessert to celebrate with....
Do you have a picky eater in your household who refuses to eat their veggies? The trick is all in the presentation! If you're on the look out for ways to sneak those leafy green veggies into your child's (or your own!) diet than this recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen will be very well received! A creamy green smoothie with spinach, fresh mango, banana, cashew milk, ginger, vanilla, and a dash of green tea powder forms the actual base of a deliciously fruity cake. Agar, a thickener derived from algae, is added to help things set properly. Serve it with a sprinkling of macadamia shavings and fresh mint leaves to garnish.
The ultimate Christmas dessert by Chris Anca of Tales of A Kitchen!
This chocolate cake is accented with hints of fresh orange zest and turns out moist and gooey from all of the dates, dried fruits, coconut oil and luscious raisin caramel filling. Shredded coconut tinted green with real matcha powder along with red goji berries makes for an especially festive feel. That and the fact that it's actually shaped like a Christmas tree....
If you're looking for something to wow a crowd than this is the recipe to help you accomplish the feat!