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Best gluten-free desserts

Published: December 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm
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We've gathered our favourite gluten-free desserts for you to enjoy, including cheesecake, chocolate pots and our new take on eton mess

Try our best gluten-free desserts, then explore our easy gluten-free recipes, gluten-free dinners and gluten-free baking ideas.

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*These recipes are gluten free according to industry standards


Best gluten-free desserts

Jamaican ginger and caramel gluten-free cake

Check out our indulgent Jamaican ginger and caramel layer cake. It's a real showstopper, making it the perfect sweet treat for a celebration. Try our other layer cake recipes here...

Jamaican ginger and caramel cake

Chocolate soufflé

This easy-to-follow recipe will guarantee light and fluffy soufflés every time.

Four white ramekins filled with chocolate souffles, set on a wooden board

Gluten-free carrot cake with toasted marshmallow icing

Turn your carrot cake up a notch with our impressive recipe. Carrots, pistachios and almonds give this gluten-free cake a rich, moist crumb, and the marshmallow icing is a lighter topping than traditional buttercream.

Carrot and Pistachio Cake with Marshmallow Icing

Gluten-free chocolate truffle cake

This flourless chocolate cake is extremely smooth and similar to the consistency of a chocolate torte. The amaretto lifts the deep richness of the chocolate.

Chocolate Truffle Cake Recipe With Amaretto Cream

Burnt Basque cheesecake

This is so low-fuss, it’s unbelievable – perfect for anyone who is short on time and needs to make something quick (preferably for the next day). It’s a caramelised cheesecake, baked high and fast, that can be eaten warm or served cold straight from the fridge.

Basque Cheesecake

Layered mint chocolate mousse pots

Want to serve individual desserts to your dinner party guests? Try our creamy chocolate and peppermint pots for an impressive way to finish your meal.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Peppermint

Chocolate tahini and baharat pots

The woody spices in baharat (a Middle Eastern spice blend) work beautifully with dark chocolate and nutty tahini. This is a really rich dessert so you only need a small amount.

Chocolate and Tahini Dessert Recipe Pots

White chocolate panna cotta with stewed rhubarb

This classic, creamy dessert is enriched with white chocolate, which provides a perfect contrast to the sharpness of the rhubarb.

Plates of panna cotta with stewed rhubarb

Bakewell tarts with clementines

Our mini clementine bakewell tarts make for a great afternoon tea treat – or serve with lashings of cream or custard to transform them into an impressive dessert.

Mini Clementine Gluten Free Bakewell Tart Recipe

Banana tea loaf with hazelnuts and apricots

This fruity earl grey tea loaf is a great way to use up any over-ripe bananas you have lying around. And the hazelnut streusel topping adds a lovely crunchy texture to the loaf. Explore more ways to use up your bananas here.

Gluten Free Banana and Apricot Loaf Recipe

Snowball lamingtons

Lamingtons are a classic sweet treat in Australia – we've created our own version and given them a twist using white chocolate.

Snowball Lamingtons Recipe

Affogato chocolate mousse

If you're hosting a dinner party and looking for an indulgent yet easy dessert that can easily be made ahead, try these gluten-free creamy puds – ready in 15 minutes.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Affogato

Raspberry roulade

This sophisticated, refreshing dessert is ideal for warmer days or as a lighter end to your meal. Swirled inside you'll find juicy raspberries and crunchy hazelnuts.

A roulade on a white plate with a blue fabric background with a slice cut off the end and a knife to one side

Buckwheat tarts with rice pudding and blackberries

Our recipe for buckwheat tarts with rice pudding and blackberries is from Olia Hercules and makes a great gluten-free dessert to serve after any dinner party.

Buckwheat Tarts Recipe with Rice Pudding and Blackberries

Espresso panna cotta

Check out our recipe for silky smooth espresso panna cotta. This dessert is an ideal way to end your meal, it's gluten-free and looks impressive. We have plenty more Italian dessert recipes here.

Espresso PannaEspresso Panna Cotta Recipe

Strawberry eton mess

A fresh new take on the classic, this British dessert is a riot of berry-red colour, crisp meringue, white chocolate bark and elderflower cream.

A big bowl of strawberry eton mess

Roasted plums with balsamic blueberries

Turn the humble plum into something special in just 20 minutes with this easy dessert. Serve with cream, custard or vanilla ice cream, if you like.

Baked Plums Recipe with Blueberries and Balsamic Vinegar

Gluten-free cake with yogurt and clementine

This delicate clementine cake is picture-perfect and great for sharing. The yogurt keeps the sponge deliciously squidgy and the fruity flavours are a guaranteed hit.

Gluten Free Christmas Cake Recipe With Yoghurt and Clementine

Dark chocolate mousse, macerated blackberries and roasted hazelnuts

Check out this indulgent chocolate mousse with soft blackberries and crunchy roasted hazelnuts. This easy dessert recipe would make an indulgent yet simple way to end your meal.

Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Blackberries

Dairy-free coconut, mango and turmeric fool

This tropical recipe makes the lightest, most delicate little puddings. The coconut and mango are a refreshing combination and the coconut cream is so rich, you'd never know it's dairy-free!

turmeric fool - superfood 2017

Black cherry granita

Try our black cherry granita, it's a perfect palate cleanser after any hearty dinner. This recipe is super quick and easy to make, and it's great for a big crowd.

Black Cherry Granita Recipe

No-churn banana ice cream recipe

Dairy-free, no-churn, no-effort ice cream. Plus it’s healthy! What’s not to love? Make our no-churn ice cream to go alongside one of our other gluten-free puds.

No-churn banana ice cream

Blackberry sorbet

This recipe is made without cooking the blackberries to keep their vibrant colour and flavour intact – the result is a zingy, tart sorbet that will really refresh your palate after a heavy meal.

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A white bowl on a blue background, with three schoops of claret-coloured sorbet inside, next to a tub of the sorbet and a silver scoop

Cardamom rice pudding with saffron

A little bit of rice goes a long way in Romy Gill's recipe for this delicately spiced, aromatic rice pudding – perfect for a fuss-free dessert.

Saffron and cardamom rice pudding

Raspberry granita with balsamic caramel

Try our raspberry granita with balsamic caramel to get your taste buds tingling. The natural sweetness of the sharp Italian vinegar works brilliantly with the zing of the soft fruit. It totally works so go on, give it a go for an impressive way to end your dinner parties.

Raspberry granita with balsamic caramel

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