A creamy custard, a soft mousse or a dense cheesecake. All of these desserts’ signature textures are traditionally associated with the silky qualities of eggs, but do they have to? We have gathered 17 sinful egg-free dessert recipes that maintain flavor and texture without eggs.
Our Creamy Egg-Free Desserts Round-Up
Egg-Free Puddings & Custard-Based Desserts
Ditch the eggs for fruit, a spoonful of cornflour, or a different cooking method to get these egg-free desserts that have the creamiest custard texture.
Vegan Crême Brulée is rich, flavorsome, and simply perfect for fancy dinner parties! (vegan, contains almonds)
Chocolate Pots are delicious, easy to make and brighten the end of any meal with an orange zing. (contains dairy)
Dark Chocolate Pudding makes for a quick egg-free dessert! So rich you wouldn’t guess it is refined-sugar free and vegan!
Persimmon Chocolate Pudding sneaks fruit into your dessert without sacrificing decadence. (vegan)
Lemon Pudding is great when you are in a hurry and don’t feel like cooking. All you need is a blender. (contains dairy)
Egg-Free Pudding Pies
Egg-free puddings as pies? These two recipes had to be included in our eggless dessert recipe because they are just too decadent and fun to leave off.
Chocolate Pudding Pretzel Pie is a sweet and salty dream! (vegan & gluten-free, contains almonds)
French Silk Pie without eggs is the best egg-free dessert to feed a crowd. (contains dairy)
When baking a cheesecake, the second ingredient that comes to mind after cheese is eggs. A vegan New York Cheesecake to a fruity one, these cheesecakes are egg-less but by no means flavorless.
Eggless Cheesecake is as delicious as a traditional cheesecake, with seriously the silkiest texture, and is made egg-free without any unusual ingredients. (contains dairy)
New York Cheesecake will be your go-to dessert recipe because it is easy to make, and even easier to dress up with all sorts of toppings. (vegan, contains gluten)
Passionfruit Cheesecake is a no-bake cheesecake made without cream or gelatin. (contains dairy & gluten)
Strawberry Cheesecake is so simple to make plus no fussy water bath! (contains dairy & gluten)
Fruity Egg-Free Desserts
Have you ever heard of a posset? Neither had we! We are including these two creamy egg-free desserts because they evoke a custardy texture that someone with an egg allergy may want to try.
Raspberry Panna Cotta recipe might just be one of the most straightforward no-bake desserts you’ll ever make! It’s smooth, creamy, full of tart raspberry flavor, and can be made days in advance! (vegan)
Lemon Posset is so rich and creamy, you’ll never believe it doesn’t have eggs! Minimal ingredients and just ten minutes are all you need to make this classic English dessert! (contains dairy)
Similar to cheesecake, a mousse is commonly associated with eggs. If you make an egg-free mousse you would use whip cream as the aerator. We are sharing three such recipes. There are also some vegan recipes that use soy as the base, so we popped that in too as a bonus. If you want to know more about mousse in general this article about the science behind a mousse recipe is fascinating.
Chocolate Mousse is creamy, light, pillowy, and indulgently chocolatey. (contains dairy)
Oreo Mousse is delicious, full of flavor and just three ingredients. (contains dairy)
Mango Mousse is a light, fresh and creamy dessert, to finish a dinner party or to enjoy as a sweet treat. (contains dairy)
Tofu Chocolate Mousse is incredibly rich and creamy. Add a bright pop with cherries. (contains soy)
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Kortney is your typical atopic triad! She manages asthma, eczema, environmental and food allergies. Kortney is a co-creator of the online community Allergy Travels and co-host of The Itch Podcast. She wants to spread joy in a community that can easily see the hard side of life with atopic disease and believes that you can have a full life with food allergies, it may just be lived a little differently!