You don’t need to miss out on the sweeter things in life because of gluten-intolerances or Coeliac disease. But, it can be hard to find indulgent treats you’ll actually enjoy. Our collection of sweet gluten-free recipes is the solution. From chocolate brownies to fabulous friands and bliss balls, you’re sure to find a recipe your sweet tooth with thank you for.
Food allergies and intolerances don’t mean you have to miss out on delicious, flavoursome food; we’ve rounded up gluten allergy-friendly versions of our favourite treas and baked goods.
These and other delicious gluten-free recipes are available in our book Gluten Free Favourites.australian-womens-weekly-glutenfree-baking
Looking for more gluten-free desserts?
Plum, hazelnut & ginger gluten-free galette
All the delicious elements of pie: flaky, buttery crust and tender baked fruit.
Gluten-free chocolate cheesecake brownie
Rich and creamy cheesecake slice with chocolatey swirls makes an indulgent mid-afternoon treat.
Gluten-free chocolate peanut caramel slice
Because a slice this good should be for everyone!
Passionfruit shortbread with passionfruit glaze
Sweet, crumbly and glazed with the sweet tang of passionfruit. Perfect for morning or afternoon tea with the girls, and sweet treats for the kids.
Gluten-free Chelsea buns
Don’t let gluten come between you and your favourite treats. This classic gluten-free Chelsea bun is best enjoyed with your afternoon cup of tea.
Baked lemon and coconut tart gluten free
Made with rice cookies and coconut as a base so it’s deliciously gluten free with a lovely lemon filling this gorgeous lemon tart is sure to impress.
Flourless orange & white chocolate cake
The perfect balance of moisture and crumb – white chocolate balances out any bitter notes from whole orange. Heavenly!
Chocolate almond macarons
A light and tasty chocolate treat the whole family will love. These delightful French biscuits are gluten-free made with almond meal and egg whites.
Gluten-free hot cross buns
You don’t need to miss out on these gorgeous, fluffy sweet Easter treats just because of allergies or intolerances.
Gluten-free banana bread
This recipe is also yeast-free, dairy-free and egg-free so it’s perfect to bring to high tea where you’re not sure of everyone’s dietary requirements.
Thought you’d sworn off fried doughnuts due to gluten? We have you covered. Crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside and perfect served warm dipped in sugar.
Gluten-free peanut butter cookies
Delight kids and grown-ups alike!
Gluten-free very lemony bars
With a touch of coconut and almond, these very lemony bars are a delightfully tangy treat that are the perfect treat with added zing.
Gluten-free orange cake with labne
So much to labne about this cake.
Nutty apricot cake
Apricot halves pressed into the top give this mouth-watering cake its sweetness and attractive look. It gets its nuttiness from processed walnuts, giving it a pleasant buttery consistency.
Like DIY Mint Slice biscuit – but better for you.
Gluten-free blueberry and white chocolate scones
These decadent gluten-free blueberry and white chocolate scones are the perfect accompaniment for morning or afternoon tea – simply divine!
Peaches & cream gluten- and dairy-free doughnuts
Indulge your sweet tooth with these naturally delicious doughnuts that contain no dairy or gluten.
Gluten-free raspberry & choc chunk scones
Bursts of fresh raspberry and chunks of white chocolate give these gluten-free scones a sweet kick.
Gluten-free lemon and almond syrup cakes
Gluten-free berry lamingtons
Not your average lamingtons, these gluten-free favourites use berry jam on the outside instead of chocolate icing.
Yummy, delicious gluten-free and dairy-free blueberry vanilla cupcakes. Perfect for the kids lunchbox and for you with a cup of tea, morning or afternoon.
Topped with fresh figs and flaked almonds, these sweet gluten-free friands are the perfect addition to your morning or afternoon tea.
Gluten-free, dairy-free, raspberry muffins
A simple gluten- and dairy-free muffin recipe that makes a perfect breakfast on the run, or morning and afternoon tea.
We have created a lemon twist on a classic favourite – the Lamington. We’ve even made this recipe gluten-free, and nut-free, so everyone can enjoy!
Chocolate and caramel macarons
You don’t have to be in France to indulge in this decadent dessert. Bite through the light outer-layer of these treats to reach the rich chocolate ganache centre.
Flourless chocolate cakes with avocado icing
This beautiful gluten free flourless chocolate cake recipe is served with a healthy avocado and chocolate mousse icing for a guilt free dessert.
Sugar-free chocolate hazelnut brownies
These rich, dense chocolate brownies rely on dates and rice malt syrup for their guilt-free sweetness.
Sugar-free tahini caramel choc cups
These tasty little morsels will curb any sugar craving. Make a big batch and eat them straight from the freezer.
Gluten-free raspberry and chocolate brownies
Just because you’re following a gluten-free or dairy-free diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on indulgent treats. This brownie recipe from The Australian Women’s Weekly’s ‘Delicious Gluten-Free Food’ cookbook is living proof. Dig in!
Gluten-free pancakes with grilled honey bananas
Pancakes are one of the best parts of weekends, apart from sleep-ins, of course. But you don’t need to miss out because you’ve cut out gluten from your diet. This recipe from The Australian Women’s Weekly’s ‘Delicious Gluten-Free Food’ cookbook is tummy-friendly.
Flourless banana and orange blossom loaves
You’d never guess these divine banana and orange blossom loaves are free of dairy, refined sugar and gluten! Now, you can indulge your sweet tooth guilt-free any time of the day!
Sugar-free salted date caramels
These little bites of goodness will keep you full and provide the perfect afternoon pick-me-up without the refined sugar.
Gluten-free passionfruit kisses
Quinoa, fig & maple muffins
These gluten-free muffins are packed full of fruit, healthy grains and drizzled with sweet maple syrup for an extra tasty treat.
Apricot bliss balls
These deliciously sweet apricot balls are easy to make and a perfect lunch box snack or on-the-go energy hit.
Apricot and tahini bliss balls
The perfect afternoon snack with perfect amount of natural sweetness and packed full of nuts and seeds.
Gluten-free banana and date loaf
All the pleasures of banana bread, minus all the gluten. Now you can have your cake, and eat it too.