Compilation of 20 delicious gluten free desserts
What is Gluten
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and few other grains. Gluten gives shape to food. Unfortunately, people with celiac disease are intolerant to gluten. Celiac disease is an immune disorder in which gluten damages small intestine. It is important people with the disease avoid gluten.
Gluten Free Desserts
There are many desserts across the globe that are naturally gluten free. Puddings, flans, ice-creams are a few to name. And then, there are desserts such as cakes, tarts, pies, cookies etc that are rich in gluten. Flour is the main ingredient in these gluten rich desserts, which is a by-product of wheat. In such recipes, gluten rich ingredients are substituted with gluten free ingredients.
Then there are some grains such as oats which are gluten free. However, there is a high risk of cross contamination with oats and people intolerant to gluten should use caution when using it.
Here is a compilation of 20 gluten free desserts from across the world shared by 6 food bloggers. Some desserts on the list are naturally gluten free desserts , where as some are made gluten free using gluten free substitutes.
20 Gluten Free Desserts
Priya from “Cook n Click” and “Priya’s Versatile Recipes” has
1. Lychee Pannacotta
4. Carrot Burfi
Sapana from “Cooking with Sapana” has
6. Gram Flour Pistachio Fudge ~ Besan Pista Barfi
Mireille from “The Schizo Chef” has
9. Nimish ~ Cream Pudding
Bhawana Singh from “Code 2 Cook” has
12. Chocolate Pomegranate Chia Seed Pudding
Jayanthi from “Sizzling Veggies” has
15. Gluten Free Brownies
18. Moong Dal Payasam ~ Green Gram Pudding