Whenever I have guests who are gluten-free coming to my home, I tend to panic and worry about what I can prepare for a sweet treat. I shouldn’t because I have made many delicious gluten-free desserts over the years. I thought it would be easier to find these recipes if they were all corralled in one place, hence this 16-recipe round-up. From virtuous pistachio-encrusted chocolate-dipped dried apricots, to a decadent, show-stopping flourless chocolate torte, these desserts have been tested and are crave-worthy. Click on the highlighted link to access the recipes.
“Let them eat cake.” Marie Antoinette
This easy but elegant cake has it all: gorgeous, moist, gluten free and not too sweet. The Meyer lemon zest adds a bright note to the ricotta, a perfect pairing of flavors. If you don’t have Meyers, substitute regular lemons or even orange. The almond meal gives the cake a bit of texture with a second layering of almond flavor provided with the roasted almond crunchy topping. A lovely spring dessert.