Best Gluten Free Desserts Recipes with Directions


gluten free desserts

There are many gluten-free dessert options available. Some popular choices include cookies, cakes, brownies, pies, and ice cream. There are also a variety of gluten-free flours that can be used to make these desserts, such as almond flour or coconut flour. If you’re looking for a healthier option, there are also many fruit and vegetable-based desserts that are naturally gluten-free. Here are some Gluten-Free Desserts Recipes you can easily try.

1. Gluten-Free Brownies

A bowl of food on a table

Ingredients:

1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour in an 8-inch square baking pan. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a larger bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla, and beat well. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, and mix until all of the ingredients are incorporated. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out clean. Let cool completely before cutting into squares.

2. Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

A slice of cake on a plate

Ingredients:

1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs, beaten

1/2 cup sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a larger bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla, and beat well. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, and mix until all of the ingredients are incorporated. Pour the batter into the prepared pans. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of each cake comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing the cakes from the pans. Cool completely before frosting with your favorite recipe.

3. Gluten Free Vanilla Cake

Ingredients:

1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs, beaten

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a larger bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, milk, and vanilla, and beat well. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, and mix until all of the ingredients are incorporated. Pour the batter into the prepared pans. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of each cake comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing the cakes from the pans. Cool completely before frosting with your favorite recipe.

4. Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients:

1 quart of fresh strawberries, sliced

1/4 cup sugar

2 cups heavy whipping cream

1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 recipe for gluten-free biscuits (see below)

Preparation:

In a medium bowl, combine the strawberries and sugar; set aside. In a large bowl, whip the cream until it begins to thicken. Add the confectioners’ sugar and vanilla, and continue whipping until stiff peaks form. Split the biscuits in half horizontally. Place the bottom halves on individual plates. Top with the strawberry mixture and whipped cream. Replace the biscuit tops.

5. Gluten-Free Biscuits

Ingredients:

2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup sugar

6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

3/4 cup milk

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in the butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the milk just until the dough comes together. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut out biscuits with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place the biscuits on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

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