Gluten free desserts that are delicious, decadent and irresistible. List includes puddings, fudges, cakes, laddus, halwa and many more.
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 17 gluten free desserts from across the world shared by 5 food bloggers. Some on the list are naturally gluten free, 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
Sapana from "Cooking with Sapana" has
Mireille from "The Schizo Chef" has
Bhawana Singh from "Code 2 Cook" has
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Note - Post was originally published in Mar 2018. It is republished with updated content.