The Most Iconic Vegan American Desserts

14 Oct 2020

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cheese Review by @bshade

Desserts are made of butter, sugar, milk, and loads of love. Did you know that nearly 41% of consumers eat dessert after a meal, at least once a week? Interestingly, dairy-free is no longer a dessert deal-breaker: 31% of consumers say they're willing to try dairy-free desserts!


2. Apple Pie

Have you heard of this common phrase, “As American as apple pie”? Truth be told, Apple pie isn’t even American! The longstanding symbol of America was first originated in England in 1381. The first recorded recipe used figs, raisins, pears, and saffron in addition to apples.

apple pie Review by @danwhale

If you're looking for a pie made with fresh Fuji apples, made-from-scratch crust, and freshly baked in your oven, try Marie Callender.

View our Apple Pie Collection here!

3. S’mores

Who else would think of a sandwich with roasted marshmallow and a chocolate bar between graham crackers, creating a delicious but incredibly sticky mess? S'mores is as American as it gets!

s'mores Review by @agreene428

For your sweet and messy dessert, Garden of Life has this oh-so-good Organic Fit Protein Bars S'mores. For the health-conscious, So Delicious has Oatmilk S’mores and for a variation Drizzlicious S'mores Bites are a must-try.

Here is our S'mores Collection

4. Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a beloved dessert around the world. While many assume that it has its origins in New York, it actually dates back 4,000 years ago in Greece.

The typical New York cheesecake uses a cream cheese base which gives it a rich, dense, smooth, and creamy consistency. In 1929, Arnold Reuben, owner of the legendary Turf Restaurant, claimed that his family developed the first cream-cheese cake recipe while other bakeries relied on cottage cheese.

cheesecake Review by @clarendiee

Enjoy the indulgent taste of the traditional New York-Style cheesecake in the plant-based versions by President’s choice, Trader Joe's and Nique’s Vegan Desserts.

View our amazing Cheesecake Collection here!

5. Donuts

This quintessentially American fried dessert is the world’s favorite. Believe it or not, National Donut Day is a thing!

Donuts were introduced to America by the Dutch in New Amsterdam as oil cakes or fried cakes. It was introduced as a ball-like structure but the Americans put a ring in the center creating the modern donut.

donuts Review by @alimentosaptosvegan

Bring home some chocolate donuts from Whole Foods or mini donuts from Donas Veganas.

Have a look at our favorite Donuts Collection here!

Desserts are food for the soul and having just one day to celebrate is a sin! Make this National Dessert day count and every other day too!

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amazinganne2 YEARS AGO
Wow sweet vegan options! Time to visit the local vegan bakeries 🧡💛