8 Easy Desserts That Are Completely Grain-Free

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When it comes to grain-free desserts, you may assume it’s a world of fruit salad. But that’s hardly the case! There are custards and cookies and candies to be had that suit the diet and feel every bit as special as standard sweets. These desserts prove it.

While classic creme brûlée may seem hard to make, it’s really just a mix of cream, egg yolks, and sugar. It’s a naturally grain-free dessert that’s surprisingly simple.

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The secret to these brownies is coconut flour, which gives them a cake-like texture that’s easy to love. If you’re not worried about making them Paleo, you can use any chocolate chips — otherwise, reach for a brand like Enjoy Life (or just skip them).

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A bowl of strawberries might feel a little lackluster for dessert, but add red wine and a dollop of whipped cream to the situation and suddenly it’s something that’s worth celebrating.

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These cookies are not only grain-free, but also skip the refined sugar, since they are made with coconut sugar instead of plain white sugar.

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These two-bite clusters feel extra special, thanks to the sprinkling of flaky sea salt that finishes them off and balances out the rich dark chocolate.

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Creamy, dreamy panna cotta is a no-bake treat that should be on everyone’s grain-free dessert roster. Top it with just about anything you’ve got, like fresh fruit, jam, honey, nuts, or shaved chocolate.

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This sweet, crunchy toffee is a great gift to give if you’re looking for a sweet gift that’s grain-free. Just be sure to save some for yourself to enjoy on its own or crumbled over vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.

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If you’re craving deep, dark chocolate French pudding is exactly what you need. Serve it with softly whipped cream to balance out the richness.

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