It used to be that a person would get laughed out of the room if they suggested a sweet treat could be both gluten-free and tasty. But gluten-free goods have come a long way.
These days, it’s possible to enjoy all of your favorite chocolatey treats in their decadent glory—without that pesky gluten. From scones and donuts to brownies and pudding, these gluten-free chocolate recipes have got it goin’ on.
It’ll take some patience to put together this flavorful meringue recipe, but the effort is well worth it. The meringues boast punch-you-in-the-face flavor thanks to espresso powder, bittersweet chocolate, and vanilla extract. Start in on this recipe now, and you’ll be enjoying light, crisp meringues in less than four hours.
People don’t normally think of pudding as a health food, but this creamy recipe comes pretty close. That’s thanks to its surprisingly healthy list of ingredients, which includes a magnesium-rich banana, heart-healthy avocados, antioxidant-rich unsweetened cocoa powder, protein-rich peanut butter, and a natural sweetener in the form of maple syrup, agave, or date paste.
Rich, chocolatey cake serves as the foundation for these delectable donuts, which get taken to a whole new level when topped with thick chocolate glaze. These donuts enjoy distinct flavors thanks to unsweetened cocoa powder, fresh-grated nutmeg, and pure vanilla extract. And all it takes to whip up about 15 donuts is less than 30 minutes.
Brownies and vegetables? Trust us; two birds, one stone. It’ll be an easy and tasty way to get a sweet treat and a serving of vegetables for the day. The shredded zucchini helps retain moisture and contributes to the brownies’ dense, fudgy texture. The recipe calls for other healthy ingredients like organic coconut oil, organic free-range eggs, and unsweetened cocoa powder. Who says healthy can’t be delicious, too?
This scone recipe is gluten-free, low-carb, and packed with healthy fats thanks to hazelnut oil and hazelnut and flaxseed meals—and it still manages to be super yummy. While the recipe calls for sugar-free chocolate chips, you can up the healthy quotient by opting for unsweetened cacao. The end result is a delectable breakfast or snack boasting the classic combination of chocolate and hazelnut.
Whether you’re looking for a chocolatey breakfast, dessert, or snack, these gluten-free chocolate recipes are so tasty, you won’t miss the gluten one bit.