Top 5 Gluten-Free Easter Desserts for a Delicious Easter

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easter bunny measuring spoons and eggs

There's so much that goes into orchestrating the perfect Easter dinner. My biggest arch nemesis? Coordinating the 35 million dishes to actually come out at the same time. In my Easter dream world, I'd just skip to dessert. Read on for five delicious gluten-free Easter desserts that won't disappoint.

gluten-free carrot cake with cream cheese icing

Eveyr year, my gluten-free carrot cake with cream cheese icing plays a starring role at our Easter table. The secret is buttermilk to make the cake moist (not dry like many gluten-free cakes tend to be). Tip: Make this cake a day ahead and refrigerate. This allows the cake to absorb the "wet ingredients". Your family and friends won't know it's gluten-free!

gluten-free easter sugar cookies iced and decorated

The BEST gluten-free sugar cookie recipe! This gluten-free sugar cookie recipe can be used all year round and is perfect for Easter shaped cookies. Gluten-free never tasted so good. Let your creativity shine! Decorate with royal icing or get fancy with fondant.


Searching for fun and easy gluten-free Easter treats? This gluten-free Bunny Chow is the perfect post-Easter dinner delight. A sweet spin on Chex Cereal’s traditional Muddy Buddies, Bunny Chow will certainly satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.

gluten-free angel food cake with strawberries

This light as air Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake from King Arthur Flour won't weigh you down after your Easter feast. Topped with strawberries and whipped cream, this angel food cake is simple yet oh-so-satisfying!

gluten-free easter bunny cake with vanilla cake and coconut icing

Looking for an egg-cellent (and tasty) activity to make with young ones? I bake this adorable gluten-free Easter bunny cake each year with my kiddos. What a perfect finale to your egg hunt party or holiday meal!

Gluten-free Easter treats recipes Make sure your baskets full of Easter joy are filled with gluten-free candy. Did you know many Easter chocolate and candies contain gluten? Stay in the know by visiting my Ultimate 2019 Gluten-Free Easter Candy Guide.

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Maureen Stanley was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2005. Way back before gluten-free was “mainstream“. Maureen created Hold The Gluten blog and podcast in 2008 as a way to connect members of the gluten-free community across the world.

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