5 Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes

Most of the popular desserts we hear about contain dairy products in some form or the other, whether it is butter, cream or milk. But there are many people who cannot take dairy due to medical issues or dietary preferences. The good news for these people is that there are numerous delicious desserts that can be made without the use of any dairy products.

Here Are Some Great Recipes For Dairy Free Desserts That You Can Make At Home In A Jiffy:

1. Peach Pie Popsicle:

This is a wonderful summer recipe that is perfect for savoring ripe, sweet peaches during its peak season. You can add sweetener of your choice to make it even delightful.

Peach Pie Popsicle

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Freezing Time: 4-5 hours
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Almond milk – 1 cup
Frozen banana, chopped – 1
Peach, diced – 2
Agave – 1 tablespoon
Vanilla – ½ teaspoon
Cinnamon – a pinch

Method:

Step 1

Blend all the ingredients together till you get a smooth consistency. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for 4-5 hours. Enjoy whenever you get the craving for a sweet treat.

2. Strawberry Balsamic Panna Cotta:

Homemade panna cotta is one of those desserts that you can afford to indulge in without feeling too guilty. This is an Italian cream custard that can be enjoyed just by itself or with a topping of your favorite tangy fruit sauce.

Strawberry Balsamic Panna Cotta

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Freezing Time: 4 hours
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

For Panna Cotta:

Powdered Gelatin – 1¼ teaspoons
Vanilla Almond Milk – 2 cups
Maple Syrup – tablespoons
Ground nutmeg – ¼ teaspoon
Sea salt – ¼ teaspoon

For Strawberry Balsamic Sauce:

Balsamic vinegar – ¼ cup
Strawberries, sliced thinly – 2 cups
Honey – 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
Salt – ¼ teaspoon

Method:

Step 1

Dissolve gelatin in two tablespoons of warm water and wait for 10 minutes. Mix the rest of the ingredients for the panna cotta together and whisk well. Heat up the mixture and when it gets steaming hot, add a couple of spoonfuls to the gelatin and whisk well. Pour this mixture into the rest of the milk and mix well. Place 4 ramekins in a baking tray and spoon-in the mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and allow the mixture to cool down then chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

Step 2

To prepare the fruit sauce, heat the balsamic vinegar and once it starts bubbling, simmer till it reduces to half its quantity. Once it thickens up, add sliced strawberries along with lemon juice, honey, salt and vanilla. Simmer for another 10 minutes and then blitz in the blender few times to get a chunky sauce. Top the pannacotta with a couple of spoonfuls of the sauce before serving.

3. Raw Cacao Truffles:

For an occasional dark chocolate indulgence, this recipe works as a delicious treat without making it too sinful.

Raw Cacao Truffles

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes
Serves: 10

Ingredients:

Raw cocoa powder – ¾ cup
Raw almonds, ground – 1 cup
Coconut nectar – ⅓ cup
Coconut oil – 1 tablespoon
Stevia – 1 teaspoon
Sea salt – a pinch
Coconut flakes

Method:

Step 1

Combine all ingredients together and mix well. Take a little mixture in your hand and roll into small balls. Dip each ball separately in the coconut flakes and freeze for few hours to harden.

4. Coconut Milk Ice Cream:

If you have some strawberries and rhubarb in your refrigerator this season, you can easily create this delicious ice cream with coconut milk as the base. This dairy-free ice cream makes a flavorful combination with a combination of bananas and strawberries and a swirl of rhubarb for a tangy kick.

Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 6-8

Ingredients:

Strawberries, sliced – 2 cups
Bananas, sliced – 2
Rhubarb, chopped – 2 stalks
Raw Honey – ¼ cup
Coconut Milk – 2/3 cups

Method:

Step 1

Place honey and chopped rhubarb is a saucepan and simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes to get a jam-like consistency. Refrigerate the mixture overnight in an air-right container. To prepare the ice cream, add frozen strawberries and bananas in a blender and pulse till the fruits turn into crumb like mixture.

Step 2

Add coconut milk and blend again till you get a smooth mixture. Scoop the prepared ice cream into a large bowl and stir in the prepared rhubarb mixture, swirling it through the ice cream. Serve immediately.

5. Strawberry Lime Granita:

Granita is a low calorie, semi-frozen Italian dessert which is perfect for the hot summers. It just requires four ingredients and is extremely easy to make. You can add sweetener of your choice to adjust the dessert to your liking.

Strawberry Lime Granita

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Freezing Time: 4-5 hours
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

Fresh strawberries – 450 grams
Fresh lime juice – 5 tablespoons
Water – ½ cup
Agave nectar – 1/3 cup

Method:

Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend till smooth. Adjust the amount of agave and lemon juice to your liking. Pour the mixture into a baking pan and place in the freezer for few hours.

Step 2

After 2-3 hours, scrape off the mixture and break it up slightly. Repeat the process after another hour and your dessert will be ready within 4-5 hours. Serve in fancy parfait glasses.



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