Vegan Treats - Four Delicious Recipes

03 August, 2020
You're vegan and people often question your choice. Most likely because they perceive this kind of food as bland. So, how would you like to surprise your family and friends with some rather tasty vegan treats? 
 

There’s a wide variety of tasty vegan treats and some of the recipes are rather easy and delicious, in fact. You’ll surely surprise everyone in your family with any of the following recipes, there are cookies, muffins, pies…

The best recipes for vegan treats

The main factor in the selection of these recipes is they have a mouth-watering quality. As you’re about to see, they don’t require eggs, milk, butter, or any other animal products so you can have your vegan cake and eat it too!

1. Vegan cheesecake

A vegan cheesecake.
This cheesecake uses vegan cheese or soy yogurt instead of dairy and tastes great!

Well, let’s say this is more of a yogurt-cake because we’ve taken out the cheese and replaced it with soy yogurt. Of course, you could make your own vegan cheese and use it instead.

Ingredients

  • 7 oz of vegetable milk
  • 12 oz soy yogurt
  • 1 tbsp agar-agar powder
  • 3 tbsp of lemon
  • 12 graham crackers
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • Jam (your choice, to taste)

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Elaboration

  • Firstly, make the crust. To do so, crumble the cookies with a rolling pin or a food processor, and set them aside
  • Then, melt the margarine in the microwave and pour it over the cookie crumbs and mix it well
 
  • Butter a pan and place the cookie and margarine mixture inside to build the base of your cake
  • Dissolve the agar-agar in cold milk and then bring it to a boil over a medium heat, stirring it while it boils
  • Incorporate the yogurt and the lemon juice and then whisk it until you attain a smooth mixture
  • Pour the cream on top of the cookie crust and refrigerate for at least half an hour
  • Finally, top with the jam and place it back in the fridge. Voila!

2. Vegan muffins, vegan treats

Three muffins and a cup of bananas.
Use extra virgin olive oil to supply the butter and make vegan muffins.

For this recipe, we’ll use fruit and almond milk in order to create some fluffy muffins. Of course, you can add chocolate chips or raisins if you like.

Ingredients

  • ½ c. almond milk
  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 2 ½ c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ tsp of baking soda
  • ½ c. coconut sugar
  • 2 oz of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp of vanilla essence (optional)
  • ½ c. chocolate chips or raisins (optional)

Elaboration

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF
  • Mix the flour and the baking soda, sift them and set them aside
  • Blend the almond milk and the bananas
  • Then, add the milk-banana mixture to the flour bowl and mix it all up
  • Incorporate the oil, sugar, and vanilla essence, and then stir it to a smooth mixture
 
  • On a greased muffin tin, pour the dough into each hole, not higher than 2/3 full
  • Add chocolate chips or raisins if you’d like
  • Finally, bake them for about 20 minutes

3. Oatmeal-strawberry cookies are awesome vegan treats

A plate of oatmeal cookies.
Oatmeal cookies are a classic snack.

This recipe for oatmeal-strawberry cookies is another one of our favorites. They’re very easy to make and are simply delicious. You’ve got to try them!

Ingredients

  • 2 oz oatmeal
  • ½ banana
  • 5 large strawberries
  • 2 tbsp of peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp of honey

Elaboration

  • Firstly, preheat the oven to 400ºF
  • Mash the banana in a bowl and mix it with the peanut butter
  • Incorporate the honey
  • Add the oats and mix it to a dough
  • Then, dice the strawberries and add them to the dough
  • Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Make small dough balls and flatten them on a non-stick surface
  • Bake them for 15 minutes until golden

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4. Apple pie

Vegan pastries include apple pies.
This pear-apple pie is perfect to spoil your children. It’s highly nutritious and contains no refined sugar.
 

Our last suggestion in this article is an apple pie with crispy dough and juicy filling. The smell, while it’s in the oven, will make you dizzy with expectation.

Ingredients for the dough

Ingredients for the filling

  • 4 red apples
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp of whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp of brown sugar
  • Brown sugar for topping (optional)
  • For the wash: almond milk (optional, use as much as you need)

Making the crust

  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF
  • Then, mix the dry ingredients and sift them
  • Incorporate the olive oil and mix it with your hands to obtain a grainy dough
  • Add the water and continue kneading until you form a soft dough
  • Then, divide it into two
  • Butter and flour an 8″ pie mold
  • Roll out the dough and place it into the mold

The filling

  • Firstly, wash, peel, and cut the apples into small cubes
  • Then, add the cinnamon, sugar, and flour to the apples and mix it all

Assembling the apple pie

  • Firstly, pour the filling mixture on top of the crust
  • Roll out the second half of the dough you previously reserved and cover the pie with it
  • You could also roll it and cut it into strips and make a simple design (like the one in the picture above)
  • For the wash, brush it with almond milk and then sprinkle some brown sugar on it
  • Bake it for about 50 minutes until it’s crisp and golden

So, what do you think of our vegan treats list? There are many tasty vegan recipes like these out there. Which one caught your eye?

 
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