News Flash, You Can Make Delicious Desserts Without Chocolate. Here Are 5 Recipes for Chocolate Haters

We've rounded up 5 delicious chocolate free desserts that will make your mouth water, because chocolate haters deserve sweet treats too.

Are you a dessert devotee but reluctant to add “hate” next to “chocolate”? Let’s rethink. Although chocolate is a crowd-pleaser, sweet indulgences come in diverse flavors. From fruity to vanilla, even exotic combos like bacon and maple syrup! Don’t limit yourself to chocolate; see what else the world of desserts offers. Who knows? Freeing yourself from chocolate may lead you to discover a newfound love for sweets you never knew you had!

5. Funfetti Cake Batter Blondie

For folks who don’t go crazy for chocolate but love the taste of freshly baked batter, blondies are their jazzy jam. When cocoa swaps for cake batter, it’s game time for these deliciously chewy squares. And let’s face it, the pleasure of licking the bowl is unparalleled! Not a chocolate fan? No problem. Blondies satisfy even the most ardent funfetti aficionados amongst us.

Come on, you deserve to taste something new and exciting!

4. Maple Bacon Cupcakes

The combination of contrasting flavors can cause irresistible culinary wonders. Sweet and salty combinations are a beloved favorite, with bacon being the latest craze. But have you ever had bacon-infused cupcakes? POPSUGAR‘s Maple Bacon Cupcake Recipe is a must-try for foodies looking to indulge in this unconventional dessert.

3. Fruit Sorbet 

For some, a perfect medley of fruity flavors trumps all other sweets. Fruit sorbets are a great option for a dessert that is quick and delicious. And the best part about it? You can use any sort of fruit you like. So whether you’re craving a simple mango sorbet or you want to try something like a Coconut Lime Sorbet or a  Plum Sorbet with Lemon Verbena Cream, you can substitute your desired fruit into the recipe for the perfect combination!

2. Butter Tarts 

At first glance, one may think butter tarts are simple, but they actually have plenty of rich texture and flavor that you can enjoy after just one bite. Butter tarts are a Canadian classic, and the usual debate between Canadians is whether the center should be firm or runny. Either way, butter tarts are fairly easy to make and they are so delicious that you’ll definitely keep coming back for more.

1. Deliciously Rich Bread Pudding 

Bread pudding fresh out of the oven is like taking a warm, comforting hug from Grandma—it’s pure bliss. Originating from around the globe, it’s a dessert with a long and rich history. What began as a solution to stale bread has become a culinary masterpiece and darling to many.

Looking for a new dessert to add to your repertoire? Check out the recipe and video below for a tempting bread pudding that’s topped off with a heavenly vanilla bourbon sauce!

Hey, what’s your go-to non-chocolate dessert?

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