FeaturesFeb/Mar 2010 Issue

Romantic Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Desserts

Nothing says love more sweetly than a decadent chocolate treat. And when the delicacy is gluten free and dairy free, itís truly a gift that speaks from the heart.

[Updated January 25, 2018]

We asked three top gluten-free bakers to give us their top dessert recipes most requested by customers, family, and friends for Valentine’s Day. Here are the seductively delicious results. Prepare to fall in love at first bite!

gluten free mocha chocolate cake

Mary Capone

1. Mocha Dark Chocolate Cake†with Orange Ganache Frosting


Recipe by Mary Capone

This moist gluten-free cake combines the classic flavors of orange and dark chocolate in a delicious way. This recipe can be made with egg replacement.

Each serving contains 358 calories, 18g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 27mg cholesterol, 207mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 29g sugars, 4g protein, 29 Est GL.

2. Chocolate Cream Pie


Recipe by Jules Shepard

A creamy chocolate filling and rich chocolate cookie crust create a melt-in-your-mouth dessert. Crisp gluten-free cookies make the best crumbs. If your gluten-free cookies are freshly baked and soft, freeze them for 5 to 10 minutes (unwrapped) to harden and dry before processing them into crumbs. This recipe can be made egg-free; see instructions.

gluten free chocolate cream pie

Jules Shepard

Each serving contains 491 calories, 31g total fat, 20g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 104mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 36g sugars, 4g protein, 19Est GL.

3. Chocolate Raspberry Dessert Muffins


Recipe by Rebecca Reilly

Let these decadent gluten free dessert muffins cool before eating to avoid burning your mouth on the molten raspberry filling. This recipe can be made egg-free; see instructions. To reduce the calories a bit, enjoy them without the topping.

gluten free raspberry muffins

Portia Bayer

Each muffin without topping contains 182 calories, 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 20mg cholesterol, 208mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 11g sugars, 3g protein, 18Est GL.

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