6 Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Gluten Free

By: Bob's Red Mill | June 10 2017

Don’t let a gluten free diet stop you from enjoying some of your favorite desserts. From gluten free flours to easy-to-use gluten free dessert mixes, get ready to whip up some delicious desserts with the gluten free recipes below!

Low-Carb Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes

Low-Carb Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes

There’s nothing better than waking up to the sweet smell of cinnamon sugar in the morning, especially when it’s paired with donuts. While donuts are a favored breakfast food, it’s hard for those living a gluten free lifestyle to indulge in these sweets due to the fact that most donuts contain gluten. In order to make sure everyone can enjoy these sweet treats, Heather Smith from Woods of Bell Trees created these Low-Carb Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes. Now you can enjoy a delicious gluten free donut at breakfast.

Made with super fine almond flour, these donuts avoid gluten-containing grains and provide a much healthier alternative than store bought donuts. Along with almond flour, vanilla protein powder is also used in this recipe to give you the extra boost of nutrients you need to stay energized throughout the day. Next time you’re in the mood for a sweet morning snack, try whipping up a batch of these cinnamon donut holes to instantly curb your cravings!

Nutella Chocolate Lava Cakes

Just the name of this sweet dessert has our mouths watering. This simple and easy-to-bake cake combines the nutty flavors of Nutella and the rich flavors of chocolate lava cake to create a flavorful combo that no sweet tooth can resist. Aside from the gooey chocolate center, the best thing about this cake is that it is completely gluten free!

By using Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour, you can avoid grains altogether and make a delicious, gluten free cake that is out of this world. This recipe also includes a homemade version of Nutella, which means you can completely customize the flavor to your taste buds. What’s better than chocolate goodness designed just for your liking?

Peanut Butter Brownies

While brownies are often taboo in the gluten-free world, this recipe has been able to break the brownie stereotype and make delicious gluten free brownies. These brownies are incredibly easy to make. Use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Brownie Mix to ensure that they are gluten free and safe for those struggling with a gluten allergy or celiac disease. The homemade peanut butter swirl can also be used apart from this recipe to top your favorite dessert or even your morning gluten free toast!

Red Velvet Cake Pops

Who needs a slice of cake when you can snack on delicious Red Velvet Cake Pops? These cake pops are perfect for your next get-together. Their snackable size makes them easy to eat, and perfect for events with a large number of guests. Made with organic coconut flour and unsweetened cocoa powderthey have a rich taste that will draw everyone to the dessert table. Plus, they are easy to decorate and customize to different party themes!

Carrot Cake

While carrots are undoubtedly great for you, they don’t often get the chance to shine in dessert recipes. When they are featured as a dessert, it’s often attributed to the Easter bunny around springtime. This recipe breaks boundaries and will have you craving carrot cake all year long!  Megan from Allergy Free Alaska used brown rice flour to ensure that this delicious cake is 100% gluten free and even added a little extra ground ginger to boost the nutritional value.

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread

Banana bread is a favorite dessert that can be made in so many different ways. But the greatest thing about banana bread is that no matter how you make it, it always ends up tasting great. This recipe, while not made like traditional banana bread, is one of the sweetest and tastiest recipes out there. By using Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour, they skipped the gluten and left out butter and eggs completely, making this an easy to bake, vegan banana bread recipe that can be enjoyed by just about anyone!

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