Is gluten off the table for you? Think you can no longer eat decadent desserts, such as cakes, brownies, cookies and doughnuts ever again? Well, fear not. With each passing year, more and more people are diagnosed with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, or simply choose to avoid gluten to feel better. The rise of the gluten-free diet means there are more and more recipes and products on the market out there that cater to this dietary restriction than ever before. That means more recipe ideas to share. We are here to show you that even though you cannot or do not eat gluten, there are still tons of decadent dessert options for you. Check out these how-tos for delicious desserts, and start dreaming about what you will make.
This rich, ooey-gooey cake is packed with chocolate flavor. While the top has a brownie-like bite, the inside is warm and moist. Perfect for if you want to make a gluten-free dessert that does not use complicated ingredients, it is best served with vanilla bean ice cream or whipped cream. For even more indulgence, grate your favorite chocolate bar over the top.Read More »
If you have missed sticky buns, cinnamon rolls and morning buns since going on a gluten-free diet, this idea is for you. With the texture and taste you know and love, these rolls in a cake form are everything you could want…and more. Make double the amount of icing for extra sweetness, and serve alongside a colorful fruit salad and plenty of milk. Wake up to deliciousness!
Ideal for cozying up with on a crisp day, this apple crisp combines coconut milk, apples, cinnamon, brown sugar and coconut oil in a mixture that is as healthy as it is tasty. When enjoyed in moderation, it is a lighter alternative to the butter–packed recipes from the cookbooks of yore. Enjoy with a tall glass of apple cider.
These soft-cloud-like donuts are bursting with vanilla and sweetness. Easy to prepare, they are a great end-of-week treat. Use non-dairy milk for a dairy-free rendition. Bake for less than 10 minutes, let them cool, ice and then roll in plenty of rainbow sprinkles. This recipe is so simple that the whole family can join in and delight in this homemade treat.
All you need to make this creamy fudge is evaporated milk, sugar, butter, vanilla, butter, chocolate, marshmallow crème, and, if you would like, chopped nuts (we like walnuts). With some patience and a saucepan, you can make this. Cool, slice and package some up as gifts. Your friends and family members will love this melt-in-your-mouth dessert.
This summery dessert may not be healthy, but it is sure delicious. Airy angel food cake cream cheese, whipping cream, vanilla extract, raspberries and more are layered in a large dish for end-of-meal perfection. This gorgeous sweet centerpiece is sure to please all of your loved ones, just make sure to snap a picture of your handiwork before it is gone.
All the regular add-ins (from butter to sugar) are here, but make sure to use a good all-purpose gluten-free flour to really make the dough taste like the classic cookie you remember. Use almond milk and non-dairy chocolate chips for a gluten-free, dairy-free snack. Hint: Bake these one to two minutes less than recommended, given that the dough looks fully cooked. These are best fresh and warm from the oven. Be ready to pull them apart and experience All American chocolate euphoria.
See? You can still enjoy a lot of classic desserts even when you are gluten free. Some who are on regular diets even prefer these versions to what they know and love, as the absence of gluten sometimes leads to a lighter, chewier texture. We hope you bake a few of these recipes and enjoy them as much as we do. Bon appétit! We hope you brought your sweet tooth, you will need it.
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