Whether you’re looking for Passover-friendly sweets, follow a gluten-free diet, or just love the rich decadence of flourless cakes, there’s a fantastic selection to bake up at home. Make sure that you read the recipe carefully, gather all the ingredients, make sure you have the utensils and appliances necessary, read the recipe again, then have fun!
Gluten-Free Pistachio and Strawberry Roll
The pink and green colors of this gluten-free pistachio and strawberry roll will remind you of spring, regardless of what the weather might look like outside. It does require three hours to chill the mousse and six hours to freeze the roll, so plan ahead. You can make the mousse a day in advance to save time.
Flourless Chocolate Banana Cookies
Whether you’re avoiding gluten, dairy, and wheat or just want a decadent flourless cookie, you’re going to love this recipe. Mashed bananas give these a nice, moist texture that lends itself to either rolling them in powdered sugar for “crinkle” cookies or simply dropping them on the cookie sheet for speedier baking.
The Spanish egg custard known as flan doesn’t include flour. For a delicious twist on the original, try this chocolate flan recipe. It requires just four ingredients and is stunning when adorned with fruit, caramel sauce, or chocolate shavings.
Flourless Chocolate Torte
This rich chocolate torte doesn’t miss the flour, thanks to decadent chocolate, eggs, butter, sugar, and a generous helping of amaretto. It comes together quickly and easily and will keep in an airtight container for several days. Make it ahead to bring to a holiday celebration, enjoy with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, or have on hand for surprise guests.
Almond flour, egg whites, and cream of tartar give these easy macarons their light and airy texture and delightful crunch. Once you make this recipe, you’ll never buy a box of macarons instead. Color them any tint you like, for a beautiful platter that your friends will swear you bought at the local bakery.
Flourless Orange Cake
Packed with bright citrus flavor, this orange cake with mascarpone cream and orange syrup makes a lovely light dessert, a snack with coffee or tea, or even a sweet brunch treat. And because it’s flourless, your gluten-free friends and family member can enjoy it without worry. You can also make the cake in advance and slice just before guests arrive.
Chocoholics and sweet teeth of all types will find something to enjoy—many of which can be made ahead and stored to make dessert even easier. Explore the variety of flavors and styles to add to your repertoire. Pick one of the yummy desserts above, don’t worry, your diet still safe!