Indulging in your favorite sweet treats doesn't mean you have to be ridden with guilt. Whether you have a gluten intolerance or want a healthier alternative, look no further than this collection of the best and most delicious gluten-free desserts for spring and summer. These recipes will leave you feeling satisfied and your body feeling good! So grab your apron and prepare to whip up these treats at home!
1. Gluten-Free Apple Cider Doughnuts
Make these Gluten-Free Apple Cider Doughnuts for the perfect sweet treat with cinnamon, apple cider, and pure maple syrup. They are easily made with gluten-free flour in about thirty minutes and baked in the oven. These Apple Cider Donuts have a delicious maple glaze, but you could dip them into a cinnamon sugar mixture. Get the Gluten-Free Apple Cider Doughnuts recipe here.
2. Gluten-Free Chocolate Tart
Gluten-free and full of chocolate flavor, this Chocolate Tart is perfect for elevating any occasion. Serve it with whipped cream and pomegranate arils for a more festive look. This is a tart for chocolate lovers because it has an intense chocolate taste. Get the Gluten-Free Chocolate Tart recipe here.
3. Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispie Treats
Salty, sweet, and so delicious, these Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispie Treats will be a hit at your next party. Made easily in one bowl with no baking required. You will love this spin on the traditional Rice Krispie Treat. It's different because I added cocoa powder, salted caramel, and chocolate chips. Get the Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispie Treats recipe here.
4. Chocolate Almond Flour Cupcakes
If you are looking for a sweet treat but you are avoiding refined sugar, these Chocolate Almond Flour Cupcakes are for you. They are super-rich, dense, and chocolatey and mildly sweet from the coconut sugar. This recipe is also grain-free, refined sugar-free, and paleo-friendly. Get the Chocolate Almond Flour Cupcakes recipe here.
5. Best Ever Gluten-Free Banana Bread
This Gluten Free Banana Bread is easily made in one bowl by mashing some ripe bananas and mixing wet and dry ingredients. Make sure you mash those bananas really well. Oh, and the house smells AMAZING while it cooks. Get the Best Ever Gluten-Free Banana Bread recipe here.
6. Gluten-Free Blueberry Coffee Cake
This Gluten-Free Blueberry Coffee Cake is moist, sweet and delicious. It makes a great breakfast for guests or an afternoon snack with coffee. It's so simple to make with straight-up wholesome ingredients and sweetened with maple syrup. Get the Gluten-Free Blueberry Coffee Cake recipe here.
7. Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Cake
Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Cake is a deliciously light and subtly sweet treat with juicy blueberries in every bite. Coated with sumptuous cream cheese frosting, this cake is moist, soft, and perfect for holidays, weekends, or just because. Boasting that coveted tender crumb and luscious cream cheese frosting, this cake will become one of your favorites fast. Get the Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Cake recipe here.
8. Gluten-Free Rice Krispies Treats
These really are The Best Rice Krispies Treats. They are creamy, gooey and the perfect amount of sweet and crunchy. Master this easy recipe, and you will use it over and over. Get the Gluten-Free Rice Krispies Treats recipe here.
9. Gluten-Free Banana Cake
This tender and moist Gluten Free Banana Cake can satisfy all your sweet cravings. It's loaded with banana flavor and piled high with a creamy buttercream frosting. It's sweet, tender and loaded with banana flavor! Get the Gluten-Free Banana Cake recipe here.
10. Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches
Easy and delicious gluten-free ice cream sandwich recipe. When the weather is warming up, these soft fudge brownie layers filled with cold, smooth ice cream are the perfect way to cool down. They are deliciously indulgent and ready to enjoy when relaxing in the hot sun or as a decadent summer dessert! Get the Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches recipe here.
11. Lemon Ice Box Pie
Enjoy this Lemon Icebox Pie Recipe for a sweet, refreshing backyard barbecue treat. A simple, homemade graham cracker crust sets the stage for a luscious and creamy filling made of lemon juice and condensed milk. Get the Lemon Ice Box Pie recipe here.
12. Keto Blueberry Cheesecake
This gluten-free keto strawberry cheesecake recipe is one of my favorite low-carb desserts. It features a creamy vanilla cheesecake base topped with a keto strawberry sauce. Learn how to make delicious sugar-free strawberry cheesecake with an almond flour crust using this recipe. Get the Keto Strawberry Cheesecake recipe here.
13. Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Galette
This is an easy recipe for a rustic vegan, gluten-free blueberry galette everyone will love! Sweet juicy berries wrapped in a simple, homemade flaky crust…it's the perfect summer dessert. Blueberries not in season where you are? No problem, you can make it with frozen berries, too! Get the Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Galette recipe here.
14. Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcakes
These tantalizing homemade Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcakes start a simple vanilla cupcake recipe but are elevated with a bright, fresh lemon flavor. Enjoy them as they are, or top them with lemon buttercream frosting for the perfect summer-infused treat. Get the Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcakes recipe here.
15. Peach Mango Pie
This peach mango pie recipe is so delicious and sparks those tropical summer vibes. With fresh mangoes and peaches and the perfect amount of cinnamon and nutmeg to enhance the flavor, serve with smooth vanilla ice cream or fresh Chantilly cream. Get the Peach Mango Pie recipe here.
16. Lemon Bars With Graham Cracker Crust
These lemon bars with graham cracker crust have a perfectly tart, sweet and creamy lemon filling nestled in a buttery graham cracker crust. The perfect dessert for lemon lovers, these easy lemon squares are simple to make and are great for picnics, bake sales, and more! Get the Lemon Bars With Graham Cracker Crust recipe here.
17. Gluten-Free Rhubarb Crisp
Gluten-free rhubarb crisp is a simple, rustic dessert! A perfect mix of spring rhubarb, crunchy oats, nutty buckwheat flour, and lots of butter. Serve it warm with a scoop of your favorite ice cream! Get the Gluten-Free Rhubarb Crisp recipe here.
18. Vegan Coffee Ice Cream
This rich and creamy vegan coffee ice cream recipe will surely be a crowd-pleaser! Made with 5 simple whole foods plant-based ingredients, this recipe couldn't be easier. This recipe is: refined sugar-free, oil-free, plant-based, healthy, and of course, vegan! Get the Vegan Coffee Ice Cream recipe here.
19. Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie
This easy gluten-free key lime pie with cream cheese only calls for a handful of ingredients! The graham cracker crust pairs perfectly with the tart filling. Making key lime pie with cream cheese adds extra creaminess and tang. Get the Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie recipe here.
20. Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake
This Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake is made with gluten-free drop biscuits, sweetened fresh strawberries and vanilla whipped cream. It’s a classic strawberry shortcake made gluten-free that’s both easy and delicious. Get the Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake recipe here.
21. Mixed Berry Galette
A combination of juicy strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries sits atop a sweet cream cheese filling in this homemade mixed berry galette recipe. It's made with a from-scratch galette dough that's perfectly buttery and flaky, using gluten-free or regular all-purpose flour. This rustic summer dessert is much easier to make than pie but every bit as good! Get the Mixed Berry Galette recipe here.
22. Strawberry Filled Cupcakes
These Strawberry Filled Cupcakes are eggless vanilla cupcakes filled with fresh strawberries and topped with strawberry buttercream! They're sweet and delicious and perfect for all you strawberry lovers! The best part is they're also gluten-free, nut-free and easily can be vegan! Get the Strawberry Filled Cupcakes recipe here.
23. Easy Watermelon Popsicles
You won’t believe how super easy and frugal it is to make these creamy Watermelon Popsicles that kids and adults will love on a hot summer day. Made from fresh fruit and no added sugars, you’ll love knowing that the ingredients to make them are pretty healthy and inexpensive too. Get the Watermelon Popsicles recipe here.
24. Grapefruit Bars
These Grapefruit Bars are the perfect Spring dessert. They're sweet, gooey, and tart. This recipe is made with whole foods plant-based ingredients and is perfect for all. These bars are gluten-free, refined sugar-free, oil-free, and vegan. Get the Grapefruit Bars recipe here.
25. Vegan Lemon Thumbprint Cookies
These vegan lemon thumbprint cookies have a delicious sugar cookie base topped with luscious and silky lemon curd! Vegan lemon cookies are easy to make and so delicious! Get the Vegan Lemon Thumbprint Cookies recipe here.
26. Vegan Strawberry Cake
This easy vegan strawberry cake is PACKED with fresh strawberries and so simple to make (no gelatin and just a whisk and a bowl!)! Layered with fresh strawberry buttercream, this will quickly become your favorite spring vegan cake recipe! Get the Vegan Strawberry Cake recipe here.
27. Chocolate Strawberry Keto Cheesecake Bark
Keto Cheesecake Bark is loaded with strawberries and walnuts and then drizzled with rich dark chocolate. It’s a decadent treat with less than 2g net carbs per serving! Get the Keto Cheesecake Bark recipe here.
28. Gluten-Free Orange Olive Oil Cake
This gluten-free olive oil cake is made with almond flour for an extremely tender and moist cake. It has a delicious bright orange flavor from the zest of an orange. The best part is this cake is perfect for anyone on a gluten-free or low-carb diet. Get the Gluten-Free Orange Olive Oil Cake recipe here.
29. Lemon Popsicles
Beat the heat with these lemon popsicles, perfect for a hot summer day or any time of year! Cool and refreshing, this easy recipe makes a great treat that the whole family can enjoy. These 3 ingredient lemonade popsicles are naturally gluten-free, low in sugar, and vegan! Get the Lemon Popsicles recipe here.
30. Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
This vegan and gluten-free rhubarb crisp is made with chickpea flour and oats for a healthier, higher protein topping. Strawberries sweeten the naturally tart rhubarb alongside a little maple syrup for a simple and wholesome spring dessert. Get the Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp recipe here.
31. Gluten-Free Neapolitan Sugar Cookies
If you're a fan of Neapolitan cookies, you will love this gluten-free, paleo version. It looks easier than it appears. You can also make them in a big batch and store them in an airtight container for up to two days. Get the Gluten-Free Neapolitan Sugar Cookies recipe here.
32. Gluten-Free Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake
Juicy blueberries with refreshing lemon… this Gluten Free Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake is light, summery, and big on lemon flavor (without artificial extracts)! It’s completely dairy-free. This is the perfect dessert for Easter or to usher in spring! Get the Gluten-Free Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake recipe here.
33. Grain Free Red, White, and Blue Berry Fruit Tart
This grain-free red, white and blueberry fruit tart is a remake of an earlier post with a graham cracker crust. I love any kind of dessert with fruit, and this one is no exception. Not too sweet, not too tart and very adaptable, as you can use whatever fresh fruit is in the store. Get the Grain Free Red, White, and Blue Berry Fruit Tart recipe here.
34. Vegan Cherry Mango Popsicles
These Cherry Mango Popsicles are the perfect healthy and refreshing treat. They are made with simple, clean ingredients and are naturally sweetened. This recipe is raw vegan, oil-free, refined sugar-free, and gluten-free! Get the Vegan Cherry Mango Popsicles recipe here.
35. Easy Creamy Nice Cream Recipes
It's the perfect healthy frozen treat to satisfy your sweet cravings guilt-free any time of the year. These frozen desserts are dairy-free, naturally sweetened, and have a soft serve-like consistency. They're also vegan, whole30, and paleo-friendly! Get the Easiest Nice Cream recipe here.
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