Decadent desserts and treats that will satisfy any sweet tooth!
If you've ever had a sweet tooth denied, a craving unfulfilled, or an appetite left unmet, this cookbook is for you. Longtime vegan author Hannah Kaminsky has compiled an impressive array of creamy, luscious treats that will leave guests wondering, are you sure this is vegan? And to prove these creations will surprise all taste buds, every recipe has been taste-tested and approved by both vegans and non-vegans alike! These original, mouthwatering recipes include:
Chocolate chip cookie pie
Lace Florentine cookies
Mocha revelation cake
Lychee cupcakes with raspberry frosting
Almond avalanche bars
Chili chocolate tart
So many more!
Whether you're a master baker or simply a dessert lover hungry for a more satisfying fix, these recipes won't disappoint. Friends and family won't believe that they're entirely plant-based—no eggs, dairy, or animal products—and options for avoiding common allergens are folded into every page as well. Finally, desserts that everyone can enjoy are just a few thoughtful ingredients away.
So go ahead and enjoy that thick slice of Silken Chocolate Mousse Cake—everyone deserves a little indulgence now and then!
About the Author
Hannah Kaminsky has developed an international following for her delicious recipes and mouthwatering food photography at the award-winning blog BitterSweetBlog.com. She is the author of Vegan Desserts, Vegan à la Mode, and Easy as Vegan Pie. Passionate about big flavors and simple techniques, she works in San Francisco’s bay area developing recipes and photographing food from morning to night.
“If you have a budding vegan dessert chef among your family members or friends (or are one yourself), Sweet Vegan Treats is a perfect gift this coming holiday season. Not only are the recipes approachable, but Hannah offers an entire section called Essential Techniques for those who want to become more expert in the ways of vegan baking.” —The Vegan Atlas
"If you’re not a vegan or have just begun practicing veganism, it can be a little overwhelming and difficult to find alternative ingredients. Fear not! Hannah simplifies this for you by including a detailed list of vegan ingredients, highlights what tools you should have in your baking arsenal, and identifies essential techniques that will make your culinary tasks much less daunting. The book also features photographs of the end results, giving you a snapshot of what tempting treat you could create yourself. After all, a picture paints a thousand words. With all of these elements combined, even rookies will be able to master the basics in no time. If you are dealing with dietary restrictions, ethical dilemmas, or just have a craving for sweet treats, there’s definitely something for you in this book." —Cakes & Sugarcraft
"I have been smitten with Hannah's talent and charm for years since she showed her amazing culinary prowess at a tender age. She continues to grow and wow us with her spectacular recipes." —Miyoko Schinner, CEO and founder of Miyoko's Kitchen
"There's only one person I know who can create decadent treats that will satisfy the sweet tooth, serve as a meal, and even include vegetables: Hannah Kaminsky. Grab your apron and get ready for a tasty journey from breakfast to snacks to desserts with Hannah as your trusty guide." —JL Fields, master vegan lifestyle coach & educator, founder of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy, and author of Fast and Easy Vegan Cookbook, Vegan Meal Prep, The Vegan Air Fryer, and Vegan Pressure Cooking
"Hannah Kaminsky has done it again with her newest cookbook, Sweet Vegan Treats, a gorgeous and instructive book filled with stellar, modern vegan desserts. The photos by the author are stunning, and the recipes, made with healthful, accessible ingredients, will have you excited about making them all over and over." —Fran Costigan, author of Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts and Director of Vegan Baking and Pastry at Rouxbe Cooking School
"Sweet Vegan Treats is sweet heaven! Hannah has done it again to demonstrate why she is an expert in her craft. Her inventive and creative recipes are deliciously brought to life with her mouthwatering photographs. I want to grab a bite straight from the page! And of course, Hannah has thought of everything. From an ingredient guide and tools, to the tricks of the trade, she's simplified vegan baking to make it accessible for everyone. This cookbook will be your go-to resource for sweet treats." —Stephanie Dreyer, author of Not A Nugget and Not A Purse
"Hannah Kaminsky’s culinary and photographic talents shine brightly in Sweet Vegan Treats. You don’t have to be a pastry chef to accomplish these easy cookies, bars, cakes, cupcakes, scones, and much more. And her sweet treats prove that vegans have nothing to sacrifice and everything to gain from enjoying food that’s not only delicious but compassionate and earth-friendly as well." —Nava Atlas, author of Vegan Holiday Kitchen, 5-Ingredient Vegan, and many more
"Sweet Vegan Treats is destined to become a classic. The recipes are drizzled with enticement, and have a wonderful voice that kindly guides you through each step to ensure the most delicious results. The beautiful photography throughout is simply the icing on the cake." —Alisa Fleming, founder of GoDairyFree.org; author of Go Diary Free and Eat Dairy Free
“Who can say no to a Crumb-Topped Brownie, a wedge of Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie, or a slice of Marshmallow Mud Cake? Sweet Vegan Treats contains desserts for all occasions, including celebrations, holidays, and just for snacking. You’ll find recipes for cookies, cakes, pies, muffins, bars, truffles, and so much more . . . If you’re new to vegan baking or you’re a baking pro looking for more recipes for you collection, you need this book!” —Chic Vegan
"Beautifully and profusely illustrated throughout, [Sweet Vegan Treats] is an inspiring culinary compendium for browsing through and planning menus with. It will prove to be an extraordinary and enduringly popular addition to family, personal, professional, and community library vegan cookbook collections." —Midwest Book Review
Praise for Hannah Kaminsky's vegan cookbooks
“In Easy as Vegan Pie, Hannah has outdone herself with exquisite and imaginative savory dinner pies and positively enchanting dessert pies. With precise tips and notes to guarantee baking success, you can be sure your slice of vegan pie will be sheer perfection!” ―Dreena Burton, author of Let Them Eat Vegan, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan,Vive le Vegan!, and The Everyday Vegan
“Hannah Kaminsky has done it again! Real Food, Really Fast doesn’t compromise taste or nutrition in this beautiful cookbook of terrific vegan recipes. Pumpkin Spice Latte French Toast, Couscous-a-Roni, and Sausage Gumbo Burgers?! Count me in! Short on time but still want amazing yummy plant-based meals? This is the cookbook for you!” —Chloe Coscarelli, vegan chef and cookbook author
“Whether you fancy yourself an eager-to-learn novice or a seasoned home cook, you will derive much wisdom, many skills, and oodles of pleasure from this photo-rich cookbook. Although built with familiar, accessible ingredients, the recipes have an international flair perfect for everyday meals or entertaining guests. A winner!” —Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, bestselling author of several books, including The Joy of Vegan Baking and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge
“With heroic hacks and terrific tips, Hannah serves up sensational simple dishes with mind-blowing flavors that make real food, really fast and fun.” —Tess Masters, author of The Blender Girl, The Blender Girl Smoothies, and The Perfect Blend
"Finally: a cookbook full of quick, flexible recipes that are also wholesome and flavorful. Hannah Kaminsky brings her characteristically thoughtful, practical sensibilities to this collection of speedy, whole food meals, proving that it's possible to eat well and from scratch without sacrificing time or convenience."—Gena Hamshaw, author of The Full Helping blog and Food52 Vegan
"Fast doesn't always have to be canned beans and rice. Hannah wants you to cook quick, interesting and modern food, really fast! This book is peppered with tips, prep, and brilliant faster options with gorgeous crisp photography throughout. You will want to whip up the wasabi pea fritters, chickpea mulligatawny within minutes and make the mango creme brulee every day!"—Richa Hingle, Best Selling Author of Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen and founder of VeganRicha.com
“Hannah Kaminsky’s latest effort combines ease with elegance and delivers quick and creative twists on old favorites along with innovative new ways to enjoy plant-based foods. From simple and delicious main dishes such as Artichoke Barbacoa and Cashew Scampi to fast and fabulous desserts such as Mango Crème Brûlée and S’mores Baked Alaska, Real Food, Really Fast is a real winner. Prepare to be dazzled.”—Robin Robertson, best-selling author of Vegan Planet, 1000 Vegan Recipes, Quick-Fix Vegan, and more than 20 other cookbooks
“In Real Food, Really Fast, Hannah proves that you can make a delicious vegan meal at home in less time than it takes to order delivery! With cooking hacks, wholesome ingredients and playful recipes, Hannah shares her lightning-speed dishes that don’t sacrifice on flavor or nutrition. Perfect for the get-er-done type home cook."—Sam Turnbull, author of Fuss-Free Vegan & creator of itdoesnttastelikechicken.com
"I just read this book cover to cover and am so excited to get cooking. Thank you Hannah for bringing fresh inspiration to my kitchen with wit and wisdom."—Jessica Prescott, author of Vegan Goodness
"Get Real Food, Really Fast, RIGHT NOW. The recipes deliver fast flavor while taking the mystery out of vegan cooking. Better yet, these 10-minute meals range from kid-friendly to dinner party divine to plain-old nourishing. Hannah’s approach to food invites everyone to the table."—JL Fields author of The Vegan Air Fryer and Vegan Pressure Cooking and co-author of The Main Street Vegan Academy Cookbook and Vegan for Her
"As a major fan of Hannah Kaminsky as well as easy, do-able recipes, I am thrilled with Real Food, Really Fast. Hannah shows how to make plant-based dishes for every meal (plus appetizers and sweets) with a minimum of fuss and plenty of flavor. And her mouthwatering photos will wow you, too!"—Nava Atlas, author of Vegan Holiday Kitchen and Wild About Greens
"Hannah Kaminsky whisks a pinch of whimsy with stunning photography and natural ingredients to create a convenient vegan cookbook that you can immediately devour. Her casual yet thorough guidance ensures ease and delicious results that bring new meaning to the words fast food."—Alisa Fleming, founder of GoDairyFree.org