Recipe Round-Up: Gluten Free Desserts

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Whenever I have guests who are  gluten-free coming to my home, I tend to panic and worry about what I can prepare for a sweet treat.  I shouldn’t because I have made many delicious gluten-free desserts over the years.  I thought it would be easier to find these recipes if they were all corralled in one place, hence this 16-recipe round-up.  From virtuous pistachio-encrusted chocolate-dipped dried apricots, to a decadent, show-stopping flourless chocolate torte, these desserts have been tested and are crave-worthy.  Click on the highlighted link to access the recipes.

1-  Frozen Banana Cherry Ice Cream

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Flourless Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cake

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“Let them eat cake.” Marie Antoinette

This easy but elegant cake has it all:  gorgeous, moist, gluten free and not too sweet.  The Meyer lemon zest adds a bright note to the ricotta, a perfect pairing of flavors. If you don’t have Meyers, substitute regular lemons or even orange.  The almond meal gives the cake a bit of texture with a second layering of almond flavor provided with the roasted almond crunchy topping.  A lovely spring dessert.

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