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20 Best Gluten-Free Flour Recipes To Try

Gluten-free flour recipes used to be dry, grainy, and disappointing.

But now, that couldn’t be further from the truth, and these tasty recipes are proof!

Homemade Gluten-Free Strawberry Trifle
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The taste and texture of gluten-free flour have significantly improved over time – to the point you might not even notice they’re gluten-free!

That means they’re ideal for people with intolerances, anyone trying to cut back on gluten, and everyone in between.

So whether you’re craving scones, muffins, cakes, or cookies, these gluten-free flour recipes are here to win you over.

20 Easy Recipes With Gluten-Free Flour

1. Bakery-Style Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins (Big, Bold, Packed with Berries!)

Any day that starts with a moist and berry-licious gluten-free muffin is guaranteed to be good.

They’re crisp on the outside, buttery on the inside, and studded with juicy blueberries that burst in every bite.

Plus, they’re so soft, you don’t need any glaze on top.

Oh, and they’re huge, too! So one muffin is enough to energize you until lunch.

2. Gluten-Free Trifle

Looking for a gluten-free dessert that’s worthy of center stage? This jaw-droppingly gorgeous strawberry trifle perfectly fits the bill.

What I love about trifles is how effortlessly beautiful they are.

You don’t need to be a cake artist or a piping pro to pull it off. All it takes is a layer of gluten-free sponge cubes, custard, and strawberries in a glass jar. 

Repeat those layers all the way to the top and dig in! How easy is that?

3. Gluten-Free Brownies

These brownies are outrageously moist, fudgy, and chocolatey, with crisp edges, to boot!

They’re everything you could ask for in a brownie, and yes, they’re gluten-free.

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The brownie batter itself is packed with chocolate flavor from cocoa powder. But you’ll also throw in chocolate chips for good measure.

After all, there’s no such thing as too much chocolate, amirite?

4. Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake

If you can limit yourself to just one slice of this lemon drizzle cake, I’m impressed with your willpower. I can eat half in one sitting!

The combination of yellow cake and lemon glaze on top not only looks phenomenal, but it tastes it too.

This gluten-free cake is perfectly moist and exploding with lemon and buttery flavors. And you’ll love the crunchy sugar zest.

5. Gluten-Free Apple Fritters

Crunchy, crispy, and packed with chunks of sweet-tart apples, these apple fritters are the bomb!

There’s also a sweet cinnamon-sugar glaze bringing plenty of oomph to every bite.

Believe it or not, they’re effortless to make too.

You won’t need any yeast, so you don’t need to knead and proof the dough. Yay!

6. Fluffy, Tender, And Easy Gluten-Free Carrot Cake (Or Cupcakes!)

Whether you prefer it in cake or cupcake form, this gluten-free carrot cake recipe will knock your socks off.

I can’t express enough how ridiculously soft and moist this cake is!

Besides brown sugar and oil, the shredded carrots are also key to this dessert’s wonderful texture.

Adding even more personality are chopped pecans and white chocolate chips.

But wait, there’s more!

No cake is complete without frosting! So on top of each layer is a sweet and silky cream cheese frosting so delectable, you’ll forget your name.

7. The Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip gluten-free cookies are crisp, chewy, moist, sweet, buttery, and chocolatey all in one bite.

Their playful flavors and textures will make your taste buds go wild!

Top tip: sprinkle the cookies with sea salt before baking. It’ll give the sweet cookies a nice salty contrast and a wonderful crunch. 

8. Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Here’s another terrific gluten-free cookie recipe, and they’re insanely Insta-worthy.

In fact, they’re almost too pretty to eat!

It’d be a shame not to, though. The combination of crisp and crumbly sugar cookies and soft, jammy filling creates the most irresistible textural contrast.

This recipe calls for raspberry jam, but feel free to use whatever jam you have in the fridge. Or go wild with peanut butter or Nutella.

9. One Bowl Gluten Free Banana Bread

Got overripe bananas sitting on your counter? Don’t you dare throw those out! 

Making banana bread is the best way to use overly ripe bananas.

And when I say “overripe,” I mean “bananas with peels so dark they’re almost black.”

The rule is: the darker the peel, the sweeter and extra moist the banana bread will be.

So if you want to make this gluten-free bread astonishingly sweet and moist, you know what to do.

10. Raspberry Crumble Bars

If you’re a fan of fun textural combinations, these crumble bars are for you.

They’re crumbly, buttery, moist, and oozing with sweet, tangy, and sticky raspberry filling.

Not overly sweet, they have the perfect balance of tangy, fruity, and buttery goodness.

That means they’re ideal for breakfast, too!

11. Gluten-free Hot Cross Buns

Whether you’re a practicing Catholic or not, on a gluten-free diet or not, these hot cross buns are a must-try.

Think dinner rolls, but bigger and way better.

They’re soft, pillowy, buttery, and downright delicious. And if you’re new to baking bread, this recipe is a perfect way to start.

While it calls for the usual dough-kneading, rolling, and proofing, it’s easier than most bread recipes – and worth every second!

12. Gluten-free Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Looking for a gluten-free Halloween party treat? These pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting will be a surefire hit.

I mean, what’s not to love? They’re soft, moist, sweet, and spiced, with a rich and tart buttercream topping.

Sounds dreamy, right?

The only disadvantage is you’ll have to make a lot because these bars will be devoured in seconds!

13. Gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes

Cooking and baking for kids can be fun, but you have to be careful when choosing flavors.

That said, if you’re looking for a kid-friendly gluten-free dessert, you can’t go wrong with chocolate… these chocolate cupcakes, to be more precise.

First of all, they’re adorable. No kid won’t want to say no to these!

But most importantly, they’re delicious from top to bottom.

14. Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are incredibly sweet and buttery! And since they’re so thin, they’re wonderfully crisp and light.

Shape them any way you like to make them fit for any party or holiday.

Serve with a dusting of powdered sugar, and enjoy!

15. Gluten-free Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is simple, but its flavor and moistness will blow your taste buds away.

Filled and frosted with chocolate buttercream, this gluten-free cake is luscious and decadent but not cloyingly sweet.

Serve this at any gluten-free birthday party, and your guests will beg you for the recipe.

16. Gluten-free Scones

You won’t believe how crumbly and buttery these scones are! No matter what spread or filling you use on them, they’re beyond delightful.

Infused with lemon juice, these scones have a subtle zesty note you’ll love. And you don’t need a lot – just three teaspoons is enough to make the flavors pop!

Pair them with your favorite coffee or tea, and enjoy them for breakfast or as an afternoon snack.

17. Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Donuts 

If you like donuts on the cakey side, then this recipe is exactly what you need.

Oozing with chocolate glaze, they’re the ultimate chocolate lover’s treat. And they’re so soft, they almost melt in your mouth!

As this isn’t a yeast-based recipe, there’s no kneading involved. Instead, mix the ingredients to make a batter, pour it into donut molds, and bake!

18. Gluten-Free Date Nut Bread

Moist, buttery, and loaded with nuts and dates, if you enjoy bread with chewy and crunchy bits in it, give this recipe a shot.

As a bonus, this bread freezes well. So you can whip up several loaves and pop them in the freezer for later.

And believe me, you’ll want an abundant supply of this bread at home.

19. 1-Bowl Vegan Banana Nut Muffins (GF)

Banana muffins are fabulous as they are.

But do you know what makes them a whole lot better? Chopped walnuts, that’s what.

Something just about sweet bananas and crunchy, buttery walnuts that’s impossible to resist.

Don’t take my word for it, just try this recipe and taste it for yourself.

20. Easy Gluten-free Flatbread

One bite and this gluten-free flatbread pizza will quickly become a staple in your house.

It’s cheaper than store-bought and tastes better, too. Plus, it’s effortless to make.

In fact, all you’ll need are three ingredients. How awesome is that?

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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