A group of friends and I get together every so often for dinner; some of the group keep kosher. I am the baker of the bunch, and am often asked to bring a dairy-free (parve) dessert. I've managed to make about a dozen desserts without the aid of butter, but am starting to run out of ideas. It's much easier in the summer, when there's an abundance of fresh local fruit, but this time of year, in Toronto, the pickings are very slim indeed.
So, if you have any killer recipes for dairy-free desserts (eggs are ok, but no milk or milk products) that you wouldn't mind sharing, I'd be very grateful.
p.s. if you have experience with what kinds of recipes can best stand substituting veggie shortening or oil for butter, I'd love to learn about that, as well.