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25 Easy Vegan Desserts With 5 Ingredients Or Less

Seeing as easy vegan desserts are my most favourite type of recipes to share, I thought I’d create a whole post dedicated to them.

I’ve teamed up with a few different bloggers to bring you the best dairy-free and egg-free dessert recipes that you can make in a hurry. Be sure to check out their blogs and send them some love!

This list of desserts is sure to help satisfy all of your cravings. There’s something for everyone here, and all of the recipes included are no-fuss and contain just 5 ingredients or less!

Let’s get started…

The Best Easy Vegan Desserts

Low Carb Chocolate Mousse

There’s absolutely no baking required for this creamy, low carb chocolate mousse. Just 2 ingredients, a whisk and you’re all set!

close up of low carb chocolate mousse

Watermelon Ice Cream

This creamy, easy watermelon ice cream by The Things We’ll Make can be whipped up in less than 5 minutes using frozen watermelon chunks as the main ingredient. It’s a refreshing, no guilt treat that is paleo too!

watermelon ice cream in a bowl with a slice of watermelon and lime beside it

Brown Rice Crispy Treats

How cute are these Brown Rice Crispy Treats by Veggie Inspired?! They’re super easy, super tasty, and the recipe requires absolutely no marshmallows!

brown rice crispy treats on a plate with sliced strawberries

Healthier Gummy Bears

Vegan gummy bears: a healthier, more animal-friendly version of the classic gummy bear! Made with fruit juice and/or smoothies, there are endless ways to customise them.

vegan gummy bears scattered on worktop

Smore Dip

Vegan smore dip by Cooking Carnival – gooey, silky, and full of melted dark chocolate and toasted marshmallow. Ah… who wouldn’t love it!! It’s an effortless way to enjoy s’mores all year around.

smores dip in a cast iron dish, close up

Fluffy Scones

These 4 ingredient scones are the perfect addition to any afternoon tea. There’s also an additional recipe attached for vegan “clotted cream” which goes perfectly with scones and a spoonful of jam.

vegan scones served with cream and jam

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Royally rich and tasty! This no-bake chocolate biscuit cake by Spabettie is quick and easy, perfect for special occasions. 

2 slices of chocolate biscuit cake on plates with the remainder of the cake in the background

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This creamy mint chocolate chip ice cream can be made without an ice cream maker. Perfect for the sunny days we’re having right now!

mint chocolate chip ice cream in a bowl

No Bake Brownies

These no-bake vegan brownies by Rhian’s Recipes are rich and fudgy, really indulgent and secretly healthy! They’re really easy to make and require just 5 ingredients.

slices of no bake brownies

Chocolate Chia Pudding

This chocolate chia seed pudding with almond milk by Diabetes Strong only uses 5 ingredients, comes together in one bowl, and is low-carb and diabetes-friendly.

chocolate chia pudding up close in a glass

Watermelon Popsicles

This fresh watermelon popsicle recipe by Stacey Homemaker has no added sugar and it only takes 5 minutes of prep work to make! It’s the best low-calorie frozen treat to enjoy for a healthy dessert.

Peanut Butter Cups

Made with dark chocolate, powdered sugar and runny peanut butter, these peanut butter cups give Reese’s a run for their money!

stack of 3 peanut butter cups. The top one is broken in half.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pops

Smooth and creamy, these paleo chocolate avocado pudding pops by The Things We’ll Make may seem indulgent, but are actually a fun, no guilt treat! Perfect for summer!

half of an avocado sitting between 2 chocolate avocado pudding pops on a rectangular dish

Gluten-Free Scottish Shortbread

This gluten-free shortbread is crunchy, authentic and melts in your mouth, and it’s also free from refined sugar too.

Vegan gluten free shortbread with only 5 grams of sugar per serving! @bakedbyclo

Peanut Butter Fudge

Creamy, rich and indulgent, this 3 ingredient peanut butter fudge is perfect for the lazy bakers out there. Eat it as it is or add chopped chocolate and peanuts for a delicious crunch!

3 ingredient peanut butter fudge

Giant Cinnamon Roll

This giant cinnamon roll recipe by Cooking On Caffeine uses pre-made pizza dough to pull off a crowd-pleasing dessert in less than an hour. Minimal time and prep with a huge payoff!

overhead shot of giant cinnamon roll in a dish alongside a tea towel

Pecan Butter Cookies

These pecan butter cookies by This Healthy Kitchen are absolutely drool worthy! You would never guess that they’re oil-free, gluten-free and vegan! 


Chocolate Truffles

With just 2 basic ingredients (more if you want to make them super fancy), these vegan chocolate truffles make a beautiful edible gift!

Easy vegan chocolate truffles that are perfect for Valentines!

Peach Sorbet

This peach sorbet by Chef Not Required is a simple 3 ingredient dessert that tastes like summer in a bowl. And even better, there’s no need for an ice cream maker or sugar syrup to make it!

peach sorbet in a tub with a scoop in it

Apple Crisps

These apple crisps in foil packets by Recipes From A Pantry are full of sweet juicy apples, cinnamon and granola. They can be made on the campfire, grill or simply baked in the oven.

overhead shot of 2 apple crisps in foil packets

Chocolate Fondue

What’s better than easy vegan desserts? Healthy vegan desserts! With just 2 ingredients and a big list of dipping ideas, this vegan chocolate fondue makes a great party or date-night snack!

Chocolate fondue dipping ideas

Snickers Nice Cream

Deliciously healthy 4 ingredient Snickers nice cream by Cook It Real Good is not only dairy-free- it’s refined sugar-free too! This chocolate peanut butter frozen treat is perfect for an easy dessert or even breakfast on a hot summer’s day.

snickers nice cream in a glass with chopped peanuts on top

Coconut Macaroons

These coconut macaroons by A Virtual Vegan are sweet, moist, and chewy on the outside with a gorgeous toasty, golden brown colour and a hint of caramel flavour. Yum!

coconut macaroon

Tahini Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate and sesame paste combine deliciously in these luscious tahini truffles made by Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen to make a super tasty treat.

bowl of tahini truffles

Mango Mousse

This mango mousse by Mrishtanna is a 3 ingredient Indian dessert that tastes so much better than the non-vegan version!

mango mousse

And that’s it! I really hope you enjoyed this round-up of easy vegan desserts. Be sure to check out the recipes and give them a go!

Happy baking!


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Monday 29th of July 2019

Yum! Looking forward to trying some more of these! I love simple, quick and easy treats- and if they're healthy, even better! Thanks for sharing. You have a beautiful blog! :)


Monday 29th of July 2019

So many delicious vegan desserts in one place โ€“ it's difficult to pick one to make first! Thanks so much for including my truffles!

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