20 Best Sous Vide Desserts (The Ultimate Guide)

I recently got a sous vide machine and I have been so excited to learn all of the incredible things it can do. I never knew that I could make so many different types of desserts with a sous vide!

I have spent the last few weeks trying as many sous vide desserts as I could find and wanted tos share my favorite recipes with you. Try a few of these amazing recipes and you may never make dessert without a sous vide ever again!

Get ready to elevate your dessert game to a whole new level as we explore the best sous vide desserts that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. So, grab your apron, and let’s get cooking with these delectable sous vide creations!

Most Popular Sous Vide Desserts

Sous Vide Desserts in Jars

1. Peanut Butter Cheesecake

These individual jars of peanut butter cheesecake are simply unbelievable. The pretzel crust and chocolate ganache paired with the creamy peanut butter cheesecake is insanely good. Cooking with the sous vide helps the flavor blend together even better than anything you could make in an oven. You need to try this recipe. 

2. Sous Vide Key Lime Pie Jars

You have never had key lime pie this creamy and delicious. It is so smooth and silky that you may wonder how you created key lime pie this good! The answer is the sous vide machine! It makes the best, creamy pie ever. 

3. Sous Vide Creme Brulee

I love individually sized creme brulee jars and making them in the sous vide machine just makes them even better. The perfectly smooth texture of the creme brulee is perfect with the crisp caramelized sugar top. There is no need to worry about the creme brulee over cooking thanks to the slow cooking sous vide method!

4. Grasshopper Cheesecake

Grasshopper cheesecake is a mix of chocolate, mint, and cream cheese that is a perfect, lighter dessert. Not only does it have a refreshing taste, but it also looks incredible in a jar. You can’t beat that pretty green color!

5. Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

Silky smooth perfectly describes the texture of these pumpkin pies in jars. The sous vide will help you bake pumpkin pie unlike you ever have before. I love the graham cracker crumble on top and the whipped cream is the perfect finishing touch! 

Sous Vide Desserts with Chocolate

6. Chocolate Pots De Creme

Decandat, rich and irresistible is the only way to describe these pots de creme. They are surprisingly easy to make and a dessert you will crave almost every day. I love the toasted meringue topping that adds a S’mores-like taste to the dessert. It is well-rounded and a definitely favorite of mine. 

7. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

While these little peppermint hot chocolate cheesecakes are great for the holidays, they are really good any time of year. You can never go wrong with the perfect combination of chocolate and mint! And, with the sous vide machine, you can make the dessert, set the timer, and come back later to a perfectly cooked dessert. 

8. Flourless Chocolate Cake

This may just be the best chocolate cake you ever try. It may not contain any gluten, but it still has some serious flavor. The sous vide ensures that your cake comes out perfectly every single time!

9. Caramelized White Chocolate

I have been putting this caramelized white chocolate on everything. Not only is it great as an ice cream topping but it also makes a fantastic hot chocolate or coffee sweetener. The white chocolate caramel taste is so incredible, you can just eat this yummy sous vide treat right out of the jar with a spoon!

Healthy Sous Vide Desserts

10. Cinnamon Poached Apples

Let the sous vide machine do all the poaching for you while you sit back and relax. The slow-cooking method makes beautiful, tender apples. Add a little ice cream or enjoy them plain as a healthy dessert option. 

11. Lavender Honey Poached Pears

The floral flavor of these honey-poached pears is incredible. Using the sous vide really infuses the taste of the lavender into every bite. The subtle amount of honey makes the dessert not too sweet but still quite satisfying as a dessert. 

12. Sous Vide Plums with Wine

Red wine sous vide plums not only look stunning, but they are also bursting with interesting flavors. This effortless, healthy, fruit dessert should be one of the first on your list to try. It is a true winner!

Sous Vide Pear Desserts

13. Vanilla Cinnamon Poached Pears

Making poached pears in the sous vide is incredibly easy. They are the perfect fruit to cook in this innovative machine. The warm flavor of cinnamon and vanilla makes this recipe a great dessert to make in the fall. 

14. Red Wine Poached Pears

I love the color of these red wine-poached pears almost as much as I love the taste. Choose a fruitier red wine like Pinot Noir to get a good flavor match for the pears. Add a little whipped cream, ice cream or just enjoy the pears straight out of the sous vide!

15. Ginger Tea Pears

This is quite an innovative dessert that you can make at home with your sous vide. The spiced jelly is unique and powerful, complementing the pears perfectly. I love the bold ginger tea as well. Try this recipe when you are feeling a little creative!

Sous Vide Lemon Desserts

16. Sous Vide Yuzu Lemon Curd

All you need to do to make this beautiful lemon curd is blend the ingredients, bag them up, cook them in the sous vide, and then enjoy! It is pretty much a foolproof recipe. The intense lemon flavor is amazing and a true testament to the power of the sous vide machine. 

17. Lemon Cheesecake With Raspberry Sauce

These little jars of lemon cheesecake are picture perfect. The raspberry sauce swirled into each cake looks professionally made. This recipe is perfect for spring, summer or any time you are in need of a little lemon dessert in your life. 

18. Lemoncello

If you are looking for a dessert in drink form, you may want to try this sous vide limoncello. The slow cooking method of the sous vide helps beautifully infuse the lemon flavor into the liquor. The taste is intense but also perfect as an after-dinner aperitif. 

Sous Vide Keto Desserts

19. Flourless Chocolate Cake

This keto-friendly cake has a great taste and texture. It is made with semi-sweet chocolate but can easily be made even lower in carbs by using keto chocolate chips. Everyone will love this recipe regardless of what diet they are following!

20. Macerated Strawberries

Cooking tender strawberries in the sous vide makes them even more incredible. These strawberries are macerated and cooked until they are so tender and flavorful that they are a dessert all on their own. You will never eat strawberries plain ever again!

21. Sous Vide Lemon-Liquor Infusion

The slow cooking method of the sous vide helps beautifully infuse the lemon flavor into the liquor. The taste is intense but also perfect as an after-dinner aperitif. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply want to treat yourself, this sous vide lemon-liquor infusion is a must-try dessert.

What are some popular sous vide desserts?

Sous vide desserts offer a unique and delectable twist to traditional treats. Some popular options include sous vide cheesecake, crème brûlée, and chocolate lava cake. By using this cooking technique, you can achieve a perfectly cooked, moist, and creamy texture that will impress your taste buds.

How does sous vide enhance the flavor of desserts?

Sous vide is a cooking method that involves vacuum-sealing food and cooking it at a precise temperature in a water bath. When it comes to desserts, this technique allows for even heat distribution, which helps in retaining the natural flavors and textures of the ingredients. The slow and controlled cooking process creates a luscious and velvety consistency, resulting in desserts that are melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

What are healthy Sous vide desserts?

Some healthy Sous vide dessert options include:

1. Sous vide poached fruit with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a drizzle of honey.
2. Sous vide yogurt with fresh berries and a touch of honey.
3. Sous vide coconut chia pudding topped with sliced almonds and fresh fruit.
4. Sous vide chocolate avocado mousse made with dark chocolate, avocado, and a sweetener of your choice.
5. Sous vide pumpkin custard made with pumpkin puree, coconut milk, and warming spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.

Remember to adjust the cooking time and temperature according to the specific recipe you choose to ensure the best results.