8 Soy Milk Desserts That Don't Need Dairy to Taste Rich
Whether you avoid dairy or want to eat less of it, soy milk may be your best bet as a creamy, silky alternative. This nondairy drink has been around for a while, and it's been tried and tested in baked goods, ice cream, and other desserts. You can count on these best-loved soy milk sweets to bring in rave reviews from anyone you share them with.
Vegan Basic Vanilla Cake
Reviewers call this moist, dense cake so delicious that non-vegans end up loving it, too, making it fit for celebrations. Recipe submitter Christine recommends topping it with chocolate or vanilla buttercream frosting.
Chocolate-Cherry-Chip Vegan Nice Cream
This vegan ice cream gets its perfect texture from tofu, soaked cashews, and banana, with just a splash of soy milk to keep it thick but smooth.
Coffee Cake Roll
This spongy coffee cake actually contains coffee. Recipe creator sueb created the recipe "in honor of a coffee lover's birthday." If the cake itself quells your coffee cravings, wash it down with a glass of soy milk! You'll have enough milk to spare.
Vegan Mug Cake
This single-serving cake comes together in five minutes and bakes in the microwave in three minutes — all without the help of eggs or milk. Applesauce and soy milk make it moist.
Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler
"This cobbler was exactly like the old-school gluten version," reviewer Cookin' Mama says. To keep this gluten-free recipe free of dairy, too, just use a vegan butter substitute. It's also worth noting that the recipe doesn't contain nuts, so you can reach for it whenever you need to accommodate different diets.
Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake
Vegan Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, and Nut Cookies
Vegans and non-vegans go nuts for these oatmeal cookies, which contain peanut butter, crunchy walnut pieces, and semi-sweet chocolate chips for good measure.
Rum and Chocolate Cheesecake
Reviewers call this recipe "flawless," "creamy," "extremely dense and moist," and even the best dairy-free cheesecake they have tried. Some suggest topping it with bananas or strawberries or adding more cocoa powder to the batter.