Los Angeles is home to some of the best food around, including some amazing vegan desserts that are drool-worthy! To be considered vegan, the food must not contain any animal products or have food derived from animals. For the conscious consumer, here are some of the best places in the city that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Yoga-urt – Echo Park and Glendale
This delicious vegan frozen yogurt joint is not one you want to miss! Their soft serve is made fresh daily and is soy, gluten and dairy-free. Yoga-urt is served in compostable paper goods and contains almond milk and added probiotics. They also serve organic smoothies, kombucha floats and have pints to-go.
Photo: Yoga-urt Facebook
Cocobella Creamery – Hollywood
This fun ice cream shop boasts a wide array of inventive new flavors and spunky twists on classic favorites. From flavors like Blueberry Cheesecake to Taiwanese Pineapple Cake, Cocobella Creamery is the place to be for an adventurous soul!
If you are looking for a cake-fix, then this is the place to go! Cake Girl products are gluten, wheat, soy and nut-free and they offer a selection of cakes, including yummy cupcakes for on-the-go snacking.
Donut Friend – DTLA, Silver Lake, Highland Park
Quirky menu names such as “Angry Samoa” and “Hot Rosewater Music” are a norm at Donut Friend. They have a wide selection of dynamic creations, and there is bound to be a flavor to spark your interest!
Photo: Donut Friend Facebook
Rising Hearts Bakery – Culver City
Don’t miss out on Rising Hearts Bakery! This establishment offers a selection of gluten-free and kosher baked goods to enjoy. From yummy sandwich bread to classic favorites like muffins, cookies and cupcakes, here’s the place to check out!
Erin McKenna’s Bakery – Los Angeles, Santa Monica
This place has become a mainstay for vegan lovers and it’s easy to see why! Their offerings are all soy, gluten and wheat-free and Erin McKenna’s Bakery has cookies, cupcakes and donuts for you to eat to your heart’s content!
Cinnaholic – Echo Park
Photo: Cinnaholic Facebook
Deliciously sticky and sweet cinnamon rolls are their claim to fame. These aren’t your typical old-fashioned buns. Cinnaholic’s gourmet cinnamon rolls are award-winning and come in several different flavors! Be sure to try out their decadent rolls and discover a new favorite.
Blue Star Donuts – Silver Lake, Manhattan Beach, Venice
This gourmet donut shop is sure to make an impression. Made from scratch with glaze, fillings and their special brioche dough, Blue Star Donuts is a delicious dessert option.
By Kaleen Luu
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