Category: Desserts
Gluten-Free White Corn Friands with Summer Berries and Cream Recipe

  Print An Australian cousin to France’s financier, this friand by famed San Francisco chef Melissa Perello has a classic oval shape that requires a special pan, but you can easily substitute a muffin pan. For easy prep, make the batter up to a day in advance, store it, covered, in the fridge, and pop it straight into the greased pans and then into the oven. Servings 10 cakes Ingredients […]

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Gluten-Free No-Bake Mascarpone Cheesecake Bars with Strawberry Compote Recipe

  Print A required 4 hours of refrigeration means you’ll need to start long before you want to eat them, but these virtually effortless, impossibly creamy finales are worth the wait. Freeze any leftover bars in a single layer, wrapped in plastic wrap, then in aluminum foil, for up to 3 months. Servings 8 (2 by 4-inch) bars Ingredients 1 pint fresh strawberries hulled and halved 1⁄2 cup plus 2 […]

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Gluten-Free Peach and Blueberry Crumble Recipe

  Print The secret to Jennifer’s juicy, bubbling baked fruit success is to use ripe peaches. If yours are too firm, add 1⁄4 cup water to the fruit mix before putting the mixture in the baking dish. Servings 1 (8-inch square) crumble Ingredients 1 1⁄4 cup gluten-free flour mix of choice 6 tablespoons sugar preferably organic evaporated cane juice 1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground vanilla bean or 1⁄2 teaspoon gluten-free pure […]

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Gluten-Free New Old-Fashioned Chocolate Shake Recipe

  Print New Old-Fashioned Chocolate Shake Frosty, thick chocolate shake happiness is yours with Jennifer’s vegan adaptation of the ice cream parlor classic. Servings 1 Ingredients 1 cup full- or light-fat coconut milk chilled 1⁄2 frozen banana peeled and cut into chunks 2 pitted dates 1 teaspoon maple syrup 2 tablespoons unsweetened cacao powder 4 ice cubes Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender or Vitamix, blend until smooth, and […]

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Gluten-Free Brown Butter Sugar Cookies Recipe

  Print Gluten-Free Brown Butter Sugar Cookies Introducing the cookie dough that has it all—good looks, superb flavor and texture, and the flexibility to become your holiday baking BFF. Roll it out and cut it, press it into shapes, or create your own incarnations. However you slice it, this sweet brown-buttery sensation by The San Francisco Ritz-Carlton pastry chef Cindy Falatic McIntosh is a sure thing. This recipe makes a small […]

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Cookies Recipe

Print Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Cookies Recipe Unapologetically almond-y and crunchy-chewy, these cookies by New York City’s By The Way Bakery are super simple and fast to make. Ingredients 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons gluten-free almond paste 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 32 almond slices for garnish 2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar for sprinkling Instructions Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line two baking […]

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Ginger Crinkle Cookies Recipe

  Print Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Ginger Crinkle Cookies Bakery-beautiful, intensely gingery, and perfectly moist, these pretty cookies by New York’s By The Way Bakery embody the flavor of winter. But they’re so good we’d eat them all year long. Course Dessert Cuisine American Servings 32 cookies Ingredients 6 tablespoons tapioca flour 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons white rice flour 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons brown rice flour 1/2 cup sorghum flour […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate-Coconut Truffles Recipe

MAKES ABOUT 20 TRUFFLES Without gluten, dairy, or refined sugar, these luscious little balls are pure in flavor and downright delicious. They’re also heat-sensitive, so keep them in the ‘fridge until you’re ready to eat them.  1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for rolling 2 cups shredded, unsweetened coconut, plus more for rolling 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/3 cup honey  1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Matcha green tea powder […]

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Better Royal Icing Recipe

MAKES ABOUT 1 CUP This recipe hails from Geoffrey Humphrys, who uses it for his company Baked@3Fifty‘s stunning gluten-free, dairy-free sugar cookies. For better icing, use more or less water depending on your desired consistency, mix the icing on low speed only (medium or high speed will result in air bubbles in the frosting while piping), and drape a wet kitchen towel over the mixing bowl of icing to prevent […]

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Sugar Cookie Recipe

 MAKES ABOUT 36 (2 1⁄2-INCH) COOKIES Versatile, sturdy, and not overly sweet, these gluten-free, dairy-free sugar cookies by Toledo, Ohio–based designer-cookie maker Geoffrey Humphrys of Baked@3Fifty solve pretty much every quandary about what dessert everyone can enjoy. Geoffrey rolls and cuts the dough thick enough to create an extra luxurious experience, adds royal icing for a burst of sweet flavor and crunch, and promises that these cookies can be frozen for […]

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Mini Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Bundt Cakes with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

M A K E S 6 M I N I B U N D T C A K E S OR 1 LARGE BUNDT CAKE Wheat-flour cakes have nothing on this velvety, chocolate-dotted and -dressed Bundt from By the Way Bakery. Plus, it’s gluten-free AND dairy-free. Bake a half dozen mini Bundts or one large one, but whatever you do, make this cake. For the cake: Gluten-free cooking spray or […]

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Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes with Cider-Glazed Apples

MAKES 12 (8-INCH) CREPES Usually paired with savory cheeses and meats (or caviar and crème fraîche!) in Northern France, these crepes by Bojon Gourmet Alanna Taylor-Tobin are delicious smothered in tangy-sweet cider-glazed apples, with or without yogurt or ice cream. For painless crepe making, it helps to have a small offset metal spatula as well as a thin metal spatula and a crepe pan. But whatever you have in your […]

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Gluten Free Double Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

MAKES 3 DOZEN COOKIES Here, dark-chocolate dough makes the layered flavors of peanut butter a pleasant surprise, while chocolate chips and a kiss of salt catapult this salty-sweet treat to cookie-jar superstardom. 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon gluten-free pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon […]

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Sponsored Recipe: NoGii Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Caramel Milkshake

MAKES 1 This luscious treat is also a protein powerhouse thanks to the milk, ice cream, and 1½ NoGii bars, which has 12 grams of protein and adds extra-delicious dimension with chocolate and salt-kissed caramel. 2 NoGii Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Caramel Protein D’Lites bars 1 cup vanilla ice cream 1/3 cup milk Whipped cream, for garnish (optional) Maraschino cherry (optional) With a sharp knife, slice one of the […]

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Sponsored Recipe: NoGii Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Caramel Gluten-Free S’mores

MAKES 1 An upgrade to the beloved s’more, this gluten-free crunchy-gooey anytime snack combines the melty-yummy flavor of toasted marshmallow and the crisp, chocolaty, and salted caramel goodness of NoGii’s new Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Caramel Protein D’Lites bar. Loaded with crunch from rice-crispy-like cocoa-soy crisps, it delivers all the fireside fun plus updated salt-kissed flavor and 8 extra grams of protein. 1 marshmallow 1 NoGii Dark Chocolate & […]

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Gluten-Free Super-Moist Mini Chocolate Cakes Recipe

MAKES 6 CAKES Some GF chocolate cakes are too dense and intense. Not true for these moist ‘n’ fluffy upside-down cupcakes dressed with chocolate ganache. Inspired by a recipe handed to our editor years ago by San Francisco Bay Area pastry chef Marika Doob, they’re the prettiest little desserts you’ll ever serve and the easiest ones you’ll ever make. Serve them with the crushed toffee garnish or with a cherry, white chocolate […]

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Aran Goyoaga’s Gluten-Free Pear and Hazelnut Frangipane Tart Recipe

MAKES 1 (9-INCH) TART Whether you know her by her name or her gorgeous, delicious gluten-free culinary blog, Cannelle et Vanille, Aran Goyoaga is worth exploring and following, as evidenced by this wildly delicious, stunning tart. Suitable for company, gifting, or hoarding and wonderfully gluten-free, it tastes as good as it looks.   For the Gluten-Free Pie Dough: 1 cup brown rice flour 2 tablespoons potato starch 2 tablespoons tapioca starch 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 […]

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Kyra Bussanich’s Gluten-Free Browned Butter Cranberry Cheer Bar Recipe

MAKES 1 (13 BY 9-INCH) PAN OF BARS Here’s your go-to gluten-free dessert to bring to any holiday event this season and beyond. With a drool-worthy crispy-cookie-like base (that can be repurposed for pretty much any bar) and a tangy-sweet topping, this sure-thing recipe by our pal (four-time champ of Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars”) Kyra Bussanich is spectacular and intense, so a little goes a long way. Cut the bars small and […]

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