Looking for the best vegan Christmas dessert recipes? Celebrate the festive season with our dairy-free cheesecakes, decadent brownies, hearty sticky toffee pudding and more.


Plus, complete your holiday spread with our vegan Christmas dinner recipes, vegan drinks and the best Christmas cocktails. If you're catering for a gluten-free diet, check out our best gluten-free Christmas recipes.

For more sweet treats, see our easy vegan baking ideas and our best vegan desserts for everything from apple crumble to Eton mess. For fun bakes and desserts which mash up festive flavours, check out our Christmas mash-up recipes and for a beautiful backdrop to offset your new creations, discover our Christmas table ideas. Find out what to eat this Christmas for a happy gut.

Best vegan Christmas desserts

Vegan mince pies

A few simple swaps turn classic mince pies into a crowd-pleasing vegan bake that anyone can enjoy over the festive season.

A dark green background topped with small mince pies, topped with pastry stars

Vegan chocolate cheesecake

Chocolate cheesecake makes for a great crowdpleaser to finish off your festive feast. Top a fudgy Oreo biscuit base with silken tofu and dark chocolate for a rich, plant-based cheesecake.

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Vegan blueberry meringue pie

Try this plant-based twist on the classic lemon meringue pie, which still delivers a zesty punch, balanced with flaky, buttery pastry, and a smooth, creamy aquafaba meringue. It's a unique Christmas dessert sure to go down a storm.

A beautiful blueberry tart with a crown of scorched meringue on top of it

Vegan chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse is a versatile dessert which works for a number of occasions. Silken tofu is the secret ingredient in this smooth, creamy and totally plant-based chocolate mousse. It’s just as indulgent as the classic version, so everyone at the table will love it, vegan or not.

Vegan chocolate mousse

Vegan sticky toffee pudding

Let warming spices and a rich toffee sauce (made with homemade cashew cream) do the talking with this vegan sticky toffee pudding recipe. Topped with a generous scoop of dairy-free ice cream, non-vegans will love this one too.

Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

Vegan chocolate cupcakes

Bake a batch of plant-based cupcakes and top with a swirl of rich chocolate frosting for a Christmas dessert. To make them even more festive, decorate with gold lustre or red and green candies.

Chocolate cupcakes on a cake stand

Vegan brownies

Bake a batch of our decadent vegan chocolate brownies for an indulgent treat. Our unique recipe is super chocolaty so vegan and non-vegan friends and family will all love it! Try topping with a vegan-friendly brandy butter or dairy-free ice cream for a Christmas dessert.

Vegan Brownies Recipe

Vegan chocolate layer cake

Decent espresso powder is the key to this luxurious vegan chocolate sponge, sandwiched together with indulgent (and butter-free) chocolate buttercream. Decorate with festive cake toppers like sprinkles, gold leaf or even chocolate truffles.

Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe


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