We know everyone is always looking for new desserts because they are by far the MOST popular recipes on our site.  Especially for the upcoming High Holidays when we are more likely to have guests and more apt to make something fancy and drool inducing. 

We are here to inspire with  3 non-dairy desserts you can try out now so you can perfect them before the big day.  

Looking for a 4th option? Try Jamie's One Bowl Amazing Chocolate Cake. 


Chocolate Hazelnut Chiffon Cake

"This is one of my favorite cake recipes…Tried and true, simple but breathtaking and always a major crowd pleaser. What makes the cake stand out from the rest is its height- it’s what we foodies would call, "a tall cake with great presence”. The chocolate drizzle on the top just takes it to the next level…Whenever I’m unsure what cake to bake, I turn to this one..time and time again."

- Kim Kushner 


Pumpkin Cake With Pecan Praline Frosting

"When you are a pastry chef, people just show up on any Yom Tov afternoon because they are certain that you must have a dessert sitting around. The truth is I usually do. I have a cake platter that is covered by a heavy glass dome and it lives on my counter. Before every Shabbos and Yom Tov I “feed” the dome so it is always filled with something. For Sukkot, I always shift towards fall flavors such as apples, pumpkin, nuts and cranberries. This cake is a moist pumpkin cake filled with pecan praline frosting. The frosting contains crushed candied pecans so it is both creamy and crunchy."                   

- Paula Shoyer


Frangipane Fig Tart

"This tart celebrates the bounty of fresh figs available in early fall. They pair wonderfully with frangipane - an almond cream filling. Glazing the figs with silan (date honey) is a great way to further incorporate more simanim into your Rosh Hashanah menu. This tart is so good that the tasters I invited over offered to buy some for Shabbos."

Chanie Apfelbaum