Tis the season for all things pumpkin flavored! For Krrbies who are fully savoring the season’s influx of pumpkin-spiced options out there, here is a list of five delightfully vegan recipes to keep you going through autumn. And in the spirit of Halloween, why not add a fright factor? It might just scare off lingering hands long enough to enjoy these goodies yourself.
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
Every good article starts with research — tasty research. Which is what brought me to my favorite raw vegan spot, The Green Wave Cafe in South Florida. Their current dessert special is a pumpkin-spiced raw vegan cheesecake and it definitely hit the spot. Sweetly Raw has similar recipe you can make at home.
Halloween Fright Factor: Take it a step further by adding a chocolate cobweb design with the help of Wing It Vegan.
Vegan Pumpkin Parfait
What’s better than pumpkin pie? How about alternating layers of pumpkin pudding and coconut cream mousse in these vegan parfaits.
Halloween Fright Factor: Spook-ify it with some cleverly placed vegan cookies made to look like bloody fingers. A Dash of Compassion has a creepy finger cookie recipe.
Vegan Pumpkin Cookies
Cookies and holidays go so well together, lest we forget the traditional vegan pumpkin-spiced cookie. But why stop there? Add another dimension to your treat by sandwiching gooey chocolatey filling and turning that boring pumpkin cookie into a pumpkin cookie sandwich.
Halloween Fright Factor: Cut out jack-o-lantern and skeleton-shaped cookies to keep it festive.
Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream
Vegan pumpkin-spiced ice cream is the perfect example of what you get when you take something that’s already good like ice cream and make it that much better. This secret ingredient in this recipe by Sarah Bakes is frozen bananas!
Halloween Fright Factor: Top every bowl of ice cream with a couple of cute banana ghosts. Cute? Sorry, I meant, spooky.
Vegan Pumpkin Spiced Latte
This list of treats wouldn’t be complete without the famous pumpkin latte. Warm coffee with the addition of pumpkin spice. The scary part of this, is not having one!
Halloween Fright Factor: Consider topping your drinks with a spider web garnish made from salty pretzels and chocolate to add some Halloween charm from vegan foodie blog Feed Your Skull.
How do you spook-ify your pumpkin treats?