The 34 Best Vegan Mexican Dessert Recipes Ever

These Vegan Mexican Dessert Recipes are nothing short of amazing! Your traditional favorites with a tasty, cruelty-free twist.

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Vegan Mexican Dessert Recipes

These Vegan Mexican Dessert Recipes are nothing short of amazing! Your traditional favorites with a tasty, cruelty-free twist. | Plantcake #vegan #veganrecipes


1. Flan

Photo: Dora’s Table

First, picture yourself enjoying a spoonful of this treat while swinging lazily in a hammock. Indulge your taste senses in this vegan take on the classic Mexican flan and be transported to a faraway, tropical land.


2. Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake
Photo: Thyme and Love

You can imagine what it would be like to consume a cloud after eating this dessert because of how light, airy, and moist it is. And who could resist a confection that comes with its own milk bath? If you’re craving something delectable, give this vegan Tres Leches Cake a try, and you won’t go back.


3. No Bake Margarita Bars

No Bake Margarita Bars
Photo: 40 Aprons

Margarita celebration in a pan? No problem. You and your pals will want to put on sombreros and exclaim “Olé!” when you try these tart Margarita Bars. Moreover, what’s even better? They don’t need to be baked, so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time drinking actual margaritas.


4. Churro Cheesecake

Churro Cheesecake
Photo: So Much Yum Blog

Are churros and cheesecake two of your favorite foods? Then this dessert is for you! A crunchy and cinnamon-coated churro crust is filled with a creamy and luscious cheesecake filling. It’s like taking two delicious treats and squeezing them into one.


5. Flan Cake

Flan Cake
Photo: Carlo Cao

Is it possible to have both flan and cake? Now you don’t have to! This sweet treat fuses the tender, silky texture of Flan with the moist, airy layers of Cake. The name “Flan Cake” is self-explanatory after just one taste.


6. Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies
Photo: Mindful Avocado

Don’t be fooled by the name; these cookies are delicious any time of the year. Their crumbly buttery texture and powdered sugar dusting are perfect for any occasion or for sneaking one as a treat.


7. Raw Churro Cheesecake Cups

Raw Churro Cheesecake Cups
Photo: Veggies Don’t Bite

These tiny cups of heaven are packed with flavor and goodness. A raw and vegan churro crust is topped with a rich and creamy cheesecake filling, and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar ties it all together. Go ahead, pop one in your mouth; your taste buds will thank you.


8. Dulce de Leche Cupcakes

Dulce de Leche Cupcakes
Photo: Fancy Food Fancy

Besides another cupcake, what could be better? A cupcake filled with ooey-gooey Dulce de Leche! These fluffy and moist cupcakes are topped with a creamy, dreamy Dulce de Leche frosting. They are the perfect treat for any day that deserves a celebration.


9. Carlota de Limon (Key Lime Ice Box Cake)

Carlota de Limon  (key lime ice box cake)
Photo: Dora’s Table

This sweet is all you need to transport your taste receptors to the tropics. With its graham cracker base and zesty citrus filling, this cake is sure to brighten up any occasion.


10. Boozy Horchata Popsicles

Boozy Horchata Popsicles
Photo: Heart of a Baker

Enjoy a sweet and boozy Horchata Popsicle while you kick back and unwind. These cocktails, made with rice milk, cinnamon, and a splash of rum, are ideal for a summertime pool party or barbecue.


11. Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes
Photo: Simply Lakita

Your cupcakes will be the hit of the gathering if you follow these instructions. Add some alcohol and lime juice to a cupcake, and you’ve got yourself a Margarita Cupcake. Muffins frosted with lime buttercream and seasoned with a dash of salt; sour and tender.


12. Strawberry Dessert Tamales

Strawberry Dessert Tamales
Photo: Veggie Inspired

The Strawberry Dessert Tamales have all the flavors of a trip to Mexico. You won’t have to wait long for your sweet appetite to be satisfied with these steamed tamales stuffed with strawberry jam and dusted with cinnamon sugar.


13. Caramel Apple Chimichangas

Caramel Apple Chimichangas
Photo: Sweet Spicy Kitchen

Are you ready for a twist on the classic apple pie? These Caramel Apple Chimichangas are a perfect dessert that begs you for seconds. Wrapped in a crispy flour tortilla and filled with caramelized apples, these little bites of heaven are a must-try.


14. Cookies & Creme Tres Leches Cake

Cookies & Creme Tres Leches Cake
Photo: The Baking Fairy

Who can resist a classic cookies and cream combo? This vegan Cookies & Creme Tres Leches Cake takes this flavor to the next level. This Cake is a luxurious dessert fit for any celebration, as it is soaked in a coconut milk mixture and topped with whipped cream.


15. Mango and Passion Fruit Flan

Mango and Passion Fruit Flan
Photo: Full of Plants

The tropical flavors of Mango and Passion Fruit Flan will transport you to a sunny beach. Flan’s velvety smoothness complements the fruit topping’s subtle tang. It’s a dessert that will have you dreaming of vacation.


16. Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding
Photo: Making My Own

A simple yet satisfying dessert, Rice Pudding is a staple in many Mexican households. This vegan version is made with coconut milk and flavored with cinnamon and vanilla. It’s the perfect comfort food for any occasion.


17. Mini Churros Donuts

Mini Churros Donuts
Photo: The Belly Rules The Mind

Mini Churros Muffins, have a crunchy exterior and a tender interior. These cinnamon-sugar- dusted bites are great for sharing.


18. Sopapillas

Photo: Gimme Some Oven

Sopapillas are a time-honored dessert that is universally adored. Honey and cinnamon sugar are drizzled over these light, fried pastries. You won’t be able to get enough of these delicious and satisfying bites of sweetness and saltiness.


19. Mexican Chocolate Pots de Creme

Mexican Chocolate Pots de Creme
Photo: Le Petite Eats

For a truly decadent dessert, try a Mexican Chocolate Pot de Crème. Made with dark chocolate and a hint of cinnamon, these silky smooth custards are perfect for any occasion.


20. Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)
Photo: Dora’s Table

Capirotada, which is also called “Mexican bread pudding,” is a traditional dessert that has been continued to be served for many years. This version without meat is made with pastry, nuts, raisins, and a sweet syrup. It tastes just like the real thing.


21. Spanish Rice Pudding Mousse

Spanish Rice Pudding Mousse
Photo: Simple Vegan Blog

My current dessert fixation, aptly named “Spanish Rice Pudding Mousse,” is number 21. The mousse complements the richness of the rice pudding perfectly. This dessert will take you on a culinary adventure to the streets of Madrid with just a dash of cinnamon and a smear of whipped cream.


22. Chocolate Grapefruit and Dulce de Leche Cupcakes

Chocolate Grapefruit and Dulce de Leche Cupcakes
Photo: Vegetarian Ventures

Twenty-Two. Chocolate Grapefruit and Dulce de Leche The bright grapefruit flavor complements the rich and creamy dulce de leche frosting, making for the ideal bittersweet cupcake. And let’s not forget the chocolaty Cake that serves as the icing on the proverbial cake. When you take a bite, your taste buds will go into overdrive.


23. Eggnog Flan

Eggnog Flan
Photo: Namely Marly

Eggnog Flan is not a seasonal dessert. Whether celebrating or not, this custard dessert will hit the spot. Delicious Flan with a touch of nutmeg and a dash of caramel sauce (and thirds).


24. Coconut Dulce de Leche

Coconut Dulce de Leche
Photo: Will Frolic for Food

If you’re a vegan, you’ll love Coconut Dulce de Leche. Easily accessible pantry staples like coconut milk and sugar are the basis for this sweet and sticky caramel sauce. You can consume it out of the jar or drizzle it over ice cream or pancakes.


25. Tres Leches Cake with Rum Spiked Coconut Whipped Cream

Tres Leches Cake with Rum Spiked Coconut Whipped Cream
Photo: Heart of a Baker

If you want to impress your visitors with dessert, try making a Tres Leches Cake with Rum Spiked Coconut Whipped Cream. The Cake in this dish is soaked in not one, not two, but three different kinds of milk, and then it is covered with a light, airy whipped cream that has been flavored with coconut and rum. The utmost in hedonism, if you will.


26. Horchata Ice Cream

Horchata Ice Cream
Photo: Natural Fit Foodie

On a warm summer day, nothing beats a cool, creamy serving of horchata ice cream. Cinnamon, vanilla, and rice milk tastes combine to create a smooth and creamy vegan ice cream. It’s light, tasty, and simple to whip up.


27. Mango Lime Tres Leches Cake

Mango Lime Tres Leches Cake
Photo: Begin with Nutrition

The tropical flavors in this Mango Lime Tres Leches Cake are a refreshing twist on a classic treat. The cake’s mango and lime tastes go wonderfully together, and its rich texture keeps you coming back for more. In order to make your desserts appear as good as they taste, you should top them with whipped cream and fresh fruit.


28. Coconut Paletas

Coconut Paletas
Photo: Dora’s Table

Coconut Paletas are the perfect cold delight for warm weather. A frozen treat made with coconut milk, agave syrup, and lime zest. They have a nice tart flavor, a smooth texture, and a moderate amount of sweetness.


29. Churro Funnel Cake Bites

Churro Funnel Cake Bites
Photo: Rabbit and Wolves

Bite-sized Churro Funnel Cakes are simple to prepare at home but taste like a carnival favorite. Fried to a golden crisp and dusted with cinnamon sugar, these morsels are as light as air. Dip them in chocolate or toffee for an extra indulgent touch.


30. Matcha Tres Leches Cake

Matcha Tres Leches Cake
Photo: Twigg Studios

Those with a penchant for green tea will find a new favorite dessert in this Matcha Tres Leches Cake. The matcha-flavored whipped cream is atop a cake that has been soaked in three liters of milk. Aside from its deliciousness, this sweet delight is also visually appealing.


31. Dulce de Leche Graham Sandwich Cookies

Dulce de Leche Graham Sandwich Cookies
Photo: Will Frolic for Food

To satisfy your craving for something both sweet and savory, nothing beats a graham cookie sandwich. Graham crackers sprinkled with sea salt are sandwiched with a dulce de leche filling. Simply put, they’re the best sweet treat ever.


32. Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Coconut Tres leches Cake
Photo: Eat Drink Shrink

This vegan Coconut Tres Leches Cake is a delicious alternative to the traditional treat. The Cake is soaked in condensed coconut milk, almond milk, and coconut milk combination that makes it light and airy. A dollop of whipped cream and some roasted coconut finish it off nicely. You won’t even notice that this sweet treat is cruelty-free.


33. Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches
Photo: Rabbit and Wolves

When it’s chilly outside, nothing beats a Mexican hot chocolate cookie sandwich. Vanilla frosting cools down the heat of these chocolate cookies. They’re the kind of sweet that can make you feel both at ease and eager.


34. Dulce de Leche Mille Crepe Cake

Dulce de Leche Mille Crepe Cake
Photo: Ai Made It For You

Anyone can be wowed by this Dulce de Leche Mille Crepe Cake, which is a treat made with a thousand crepes. Crepes are layered with dulce de leche filling to form this decadent cake.


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Photo: Natural Goodness


What are your favorite vegan Mexican dessert recipes? Let me know in the comments!

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