Lemon cheesecake on a plate topped with lemon shavings

Gluten-free dessert recipes

35 Recipes

A gluten-free diet doesn’t mean life without pudding. Satisfy your sweet tooth with our wheat-free desserts – we have a recipe for every occasion.

12 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

An easy no-cook cheesecake that's dairy-free and gluten-free with just a little agave syrup to sweeten. A lusciously lemony vegan dessert that the family will love

15 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This twist on a classic Yule log uses the tropical flavours of passion fruit and coconut to create a terrific tropical centrepiece for your Christmas table

1 hr and 30 mins
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13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This rich, gluten-free torte has an irresistible chocolate & spice mix. An easy weekend treat or dinner party dessert you can make in advance

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A delicious dessert, made with gluten-free flour

55 mins
Easy
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13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Turn a can of lychees into a no-fat fragrant dessert. A perfect ending to many meals

15 mins
Easy
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20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

An unbelievably moist and yummy dessert

2 hrs and 30 mins
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73 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free

1 hr and 15 mins
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24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Throwing a dinner party? How about making this deliciously rich and creamy meringue roulade? The best part is it's low in fat and gluten-free

1 hr and 10 mins
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96 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent, fudgy vegan bake is topped with a rich frosting – you'd never guess that it's free from dairy, eggs, wheat and nuts

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This clever no-bake tart from Elle Young uses raw cacao and coconut oil, sweetened naturally with dates, oranges and honey

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cater for guests intolerant to gluten with these easy scones. Add sultanas if you like and serve with oodles of jam and clotted cream

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Roasting a pineapple whole gives you the best of both worlds – the outside is hot and sticky, but the middle is juicy and sweet, making the perfect summer treat

50 mins
Easy
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24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This gluten-free, flourless citrus cake is made using polenta and ground almonds. Serve with lemon drizzle icing and creamy mascarpone for an indulgent dessert

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate raspberry season with this take on crème brûlée. The sharp tang of this red fruit cuts through a rich custard base for the perfect summer dessert

45 mins
Easy
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7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These gluten and dairy-free berry and coconut cream sweet treats from BBC Good Food magazine reader Jenna Hope are entirely raw

25 mins
Easy
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1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

A foolproof make-ahead spin on a crème caramel, using just five ingredients. The perfect winter dinner party dessert for those with a sweet tooth

30 mins
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14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Black beans replace the flour in these gluten-free, fudgy and intensely chocolatey treats with a subtle tingle of chilli

50 mins
Easy
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Wow guests at the end of an Asian-inspired menu with this Vietnamese twist on a crème brûlée. Here, the cream is infused with fragrant lemongrass

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9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This restaurant-quality dessert is sure to dazzle your guests. The toffee shard also contains hazelnuts

35 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet and nutty, this delicate dessert is ideal for after a big Sunday dinner, serve chilled and covered in blitzed pistachios for some crunch

1 hr and 45 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Master the art of meringue and gain a kitchen skill for life. This pudding is topped with vanilla, cooked peaches and Greek yogurt

1 hr and 50 mins
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3 ratings 0.8 out of 5 star rating

This cardamom-scented sweet from reader Preeti Marwah is the perfect fusion of Indian and British recipes, with a coconut base and white chocolate topping

35 mins
Easy
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12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This rich, gluten-free cake makes a perfect dinner-party dessert

24 hrs and 30 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Crisp hazelnut meringues with whipped cream and gooseberry compote make the perfect gluten-free summer dessert

1 hr and 45 mins
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