Unfortunately, when it comes to the vast majority of desserts, the wheat is king and finding recipes and menu items that don’t include wheat can be challenging. The list below provides a quick reference of recipe titles or ideas that are naturally gluten-free desserts that don’t require flour of any kind. These recipes can be found in cookbooks, online resources, magazines, and other sources.
Castagnaccio (Italian Chestnut Flour Cake) Crème Brulee
Chocolate Ganache Chocolate Fondue* Flan
Flourless Chocolate Cake* Fudge
Macaroons Mousse Panna Cotta
Peanut Brittle Rice Pudding Tapioca Pudding
*Note: While these recipes can occasionally call for flour in small amounts, it’s not typically the case. When dining out, ask the server or chef to confirm that no wheat flour has been used in their recipe.