Desserts: decadent, colourful and often times, full of gluten. We love to indulge every now and again, but for those who can’t have gluten — this can feel like a struggle when choosing what to eat. Luckily, we’re in a time where gluten-free doesn’t mean flavourless and boring. From cake to creme brulee, you can satisfy your sweet tooth just as well with a few simple substitutions. Read on to learn more about how you can fall in love with desserts again with our most popular gluten-free dessert recipes.
Hawaiian Coconut Pudding (Haupia)
Fun, fruity and bursting with bright flavour — this tropical dessert is a breath of fresh air when it comes to gluten-free treats. Haupia has everything you’d want in a dessert and can be made in less than 15 minutes.
Chai Crème Brulée
Tap to reveal? How about crack to reveal this delicious mashup of flavours. Creme brulee is one of those special indulgencies that can be enjoyed by almost anyone. It’s rich, velvety texture paired with warm spices is perfect for a cozy night-in.
Quinoa Chocolate Cake
With the texture of a classic chocolate cake sans any special flours, this cake is evidentially deliciously gluten-free. It might seem strange to add quinoa in a dessert, but it is so decadent and adds to the tenderness of the cake.
Whipped Brie With Roasted Balsamic Strawberries
Whip this sweet treat in a jiffy with only a few simple ingredients. This whipped brie is smooth, fruity, flavourful and completely gluten-free!
Almond Ricotta Cake
The hardest dessert to make delicious and gluten-free has to be cake. However, this ricotta and almond cake truly shows how inventive gluten-free baking can be. Rich in flavour, this pillowy delight is an ideal serving for a gathering of the gluten-free.
Sweet Potato Creme Brulee
Unlike the other creme brulee recipe on this list, this dish is served in a deliciously sweet, sweet potato boat. Packed with tons of creamy creme brulee flavour, this marriage of veg and dessert is positively perfect.
Saffron and Pistachio Kulfi Popsicles
Did you know some popsicles contain gluten? It’s always important to check the labels before purchasing. That said, this recipe can be made without a care in the world. We love how this chilly treat reminds us of baklava, and it’s naturally gluten-free!