Ensure your Passover seder ends with a sweet bite by baking any of these 20+ Passover dessert recipes. The seder meal and the days of Passover can feel restrictive because of the lack of certain ingredients. Many families have special traditional foods they like to have during Passover but there is always room for new dishes. You must have at least one dessert to finish the meal right and enjoy another last, sweet bite.
What is Passover and when is it celebrated?
Passover is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in ancient Egypt. During Passover, Jewish people refrain from eating leavened bread and instead eat matzah, a type of unleavened bread. Passover is one of the most important holidays in the Jewish religion. The holiday is celebrated during March - April every year. This year Passover starts on April 5th and lasts till April 13th. Passover also signifies the beginning of the spring season and the cleaning that comes with it. Passover dishes usually include fresh-in-season fruit, vegetables and many delicious dishes.
I am sharing with you a variety of Passover friendly dessert recipes. Classic and traditional recipes that are mostly parve (kosher dairy free), with vegan, gluten free, low carb options, desserts with almond flour and also non-gebrokts options too. Your family will love these recipes!
Here are some delicious Passover dessert recipes that are perfect for this holiday:
1. Pistachio cake
A delicious and unique dessert. This gluten-free and parve cake is made with almond flour, pistachio butter, sugar, olive oil, and eggs. It's the perfect way to celebrate this special holiday in a flavorful way.
2. Vegan chocolate truffles
Made with dark chocolate and coconut milk (or any other non-dairy milk you choose to use) these truffles are easy to whip up and are simply delicious.
3. Vegan coconut treats
It's a delicious treat that's easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends and family.
4. Maple passover cake parve
This light and fluffy sponge cake is perfect for serving after a big Passover meal. Made with matzah meal, sugar, eggs, and maple syrup, this cake is moist and flavorful.
5. Passover chocolate coconut balls parve
A small bite dessert that fits perfectly after a big meal, plus it's parve and vegan, so it is a dessert that suits many diets!
These fudgy brownies are made with potato starch, chocolate, sugar, eggs, and butter. They are rich, chocolatey, and perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth during Passover.
7. Passover gluten free chocolate chip cookies
If you prefer cookies rather than a big cake, these chocolate chip cookies are the better option. With very few ingredients, these cookies are non-dairy and perfect as a little snack or dessert.
8. Lemon crinkle cookies gf
Perfect for spring with a fresh lemony taste, these crinkle cookies are just the best.
9. Compote - Fruit Soup
A traditional Jewish dessert that my family likes to have during all high holidays including Passover. Can be served warm or cold. Made with dried fruits and is a very light dessert that fits after a heavy big holiday meal.
10. Homemade Marzipan
Marzipan is a sweet, almond-based confection that is often used to decorate cakes, pastries, and candies. It is made from ground almonds, sugar, and sometimes egg whites. My recipe doesn't call for eggs and this marzipan is the best gluten free treat for Passover.
11. Charoset cake
In case you are wondering, Charoset is a sweet, fruit and nut-based paste that is traditionally eaten during the Jewish Passover Seder. It symbolizes the mortar used by the Israelites in their forced labor in Egypt. There are many variations of charoset. My family makes a type of Ashkenazi-style charoset and I used its leftovers to bake this yummy cake. I would recommend this recipe for the week of Passover or after if you have leftover charoset.
12. Strawberry mousse
This strawberry mousse is a simple dessert that is light and airy and is super refreshing. Made with cream which makes it dairy and not parve. Perfect as a snack and only calls for 3 ingredients.
13. Marble cheesecake brownies gf
A combination of the best of both worlds - rich chocolatey brownies and creamy cheesecake. Enjoy these decadent marble cheesecake brownies as a sweet treat or dessert.
14. Cheesecake balls
A dessert that is covered with cocoa powder or coconut flakes, these no-bake cheesecake balls are a sweet treat that is delicious and so easy to make.
15. Gluten free carrot cake
A gluten free version of a carrot cake that is made with almond flour. This cake is moist and full of rich flavor.
16. Nut chocolate chip cookies gf dairy free
These cookies are made without dairy and without gluten. The cookies include chocolate chips and the main ingredients are pistachios and ground walnuts (that make up an almost paste texture). Yes, I know it sounds complicated but in reality, it's just 5 ingredients for a simple cookie recipe. And they taste so good!
17. Almond cherry clafoutis gluten free cake
A cake with cherries is always a good idea. This clafoutis brings fresh flavors to start the spring season right.
18. Almond cookies
Quick and easy recipe with only 4 ingredients. Enjoy these delicious cookies with a cup of tea or coffee.
19. Pomegranate Eton Mess
A no-bake dairy dessert that tastes so good. You can make it non-dairy if needed while it's a gluten free recipe naturally.
20. Passover apple crumble parve
If you can only have one dessert for the holiday, this is the one for you to choose. Parve and easy to whip up, everyone will love it.
21. Coconut orange almond gf vegan cookies
These chewy and sweet cookies are a classic Passover dessert. Made with coconut, almond butter, maple syrup, orange zest, and a touch of vanilla extract, these cookies are easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser.
22. Vegan chocolate banana popsicles
Vegan delicious popsicles made with only a few ingredients. The best refreshing Popsicle recipe! Use any type of non-dairy milk you prefer to keep it vegan or regular milk if you don't mind.
23. Blueberry yogurt popsicles
3 ingredients are all you need to make these yummy popsicles anyone will love. Can be made non-dairy using non-dairy yogurt.
24. 4-Ingredients Almond Butter Cookies
A quick and easy recipe that you can whip up with your kids. The combination of vanilla and almond flavors makes the best cookies.
For other and more Passover recipes, check out my Passover recipe index.
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