Dessert is one of the greatest joys in life. Whether it’s a cake or a pudding, there are so many options and they all taste absolutely dreamy! But most desserts are made with flour and this can cause a problem for a lot of people.
If you are on a gluten-free diet or you’re trying to watch your carb intake, all that flour isn’t going to be an option for you. But rather than giving up dessert completely, why not look into some flourless options?
We are going to help you out with that too! In this article, we will be taking a look at 33 flourless desserts that are easy to make, so you can keep enjoying tasty desserts 100% guilt-free!
Kicking off this list, we have a nice and simple cookie recipe. As the name would suggest, you only need 3 ingredients to make these cookies, and they come in the form of eggs, sugar, and peanut butter.
These cookies are incredibly delicious and you won’t be able to stop yourself from having more than one. The lack of flour won’t be a problem either, in fact, you won’t really notice it!
This recipe is really easy to follow and you can have these cookies ready to eat in 35 minutes!
Halva is a popular dessert that is usually eaten in Greece and Turkey. It’s a lot like dairy-free fudge, so if you’re a fan of fudge, you’re definitely going to want to try it.
You don’t need too many ingredients to make this delicious dessert. Some of the main ingredients include peanut butter, pistachios, chocolate hazelnut (Nutella), and vanilla.
Once you try this Halva dessert for yourself, you will find yourself making it again and again.
While it might seem complicated to make at first, as long as you follow the instructions, you won’t come across any issues.
These chocolate raisin clusters are super nostalgic and will remind you of all those chocolate-covered desserts you used to make as a kid!
They are super chocolatey and tasty, and surprisingly quite healthy, so you can enjoy them guilt-free!
This is a great recipe because it’s super easy and fast to make and the clusters will actually last for weeks at a time when you store them properly. If you’re looking for a fun and healthy dessert to make with your kids, this is a great option for you.
Mousse is always a good dessert to make because it’s tasty and quite easy to make. You can put whatever you want in a mousse as well, so it’s an incredibly versatile dessert.
This particular recipe will have you creating a rich and delicious chocolate-chestnut-flavored mousse that you will absolutely love. To make this recipe even easier to make, just throw all the ingredients in a blender!
You will need to set aside at least two hours for this mousse to set properly, but it’s definitely worth it because it just tastes so good!
This is one of those desserts that you will find hard to believe has no flour in it! The bottom layer of this cake is made from a nutty green pistachio mix, and it is topped with a beautiful strawberry pink meringue.
This cake is super colorful and it tastes even better than it looks! Once you’ve made this pistachio cake for yourself, you will definitely find yourself making it again and again.
You will need 2 hours in total to make this cake, but it’s worth every single second.
If you love apples and you’re looking for an excuse to use a load of them up, then you are going to absolutely adore this crack barrel fried apple recipe.
You’ll be making a dessert that is basically apple pie filling and then you can use this recipe to enhance your other recipes. This cracker barrel-fried apple sauce goes incredibly well with cakes or cookies, so don’t be afraid to experiment a little!
This is a really easy recipe to follow as well, so you’ll have it ready to go in no time at all.
Also known as Traditional Brigadeiros, these Brazilian fudge balls are absolutely amazing! They are like a cross between fudge and truffles and they are incredibly gooey and thick.
This is a great recipe to make if you want to be a little more indulgent. This is a really easy recipe to follow and of course, there isn’t a single bit of flour needed!
Baked apples are a great treat to make, especially as the Fall begins. They are warm, comforting, and absolutely delicious!
This recipe is especially good though because you can make these baked apples in the microwave! It might sound like it won’t work, but once you try it for yourself, you’ll be able to save lots of time and hassle in the future.
If you haven’t got much time and you want to enjoy something sweet and delicious, this recipe is super convenient and great for you.
If you didn’t know already, truffles are actually pretty easy to make at home, so if you have a bit of a truffle craving, have a go at making them for yourself!
This recipe will show you exactly how to do that, and the results are absolutely divine. This recipe works especially well for an indulgent snack, but it also works really well as a gift because these truffles last for quite a while.
You only need 4 ingredients to make this recipe as well, so what are you waiting for?
Peaches are already delicious by themselves, but this recipe takes them to the next level by grilling them.
By using brown sugar, you will actually be caramelizing the peaches to create an absolutely fantastic dessert you won’t be able to get enough of.
This recipe is super easy to make and you can also serve these grilled peaches with anything. Try serving them with a scoop of ice cream or even with a slice of cake. They are incredibly juicy and sweet and everyone will enjoy them!
This is a great flourless recipe to try if you want some cookies, but want them to be a little different! You’ll be using sweet potato as one of your main ingredients for this recipe and the results are absolutely amazing.
Add in the coconut and you’re on to a winner! These cookies are deliciously soft and moist and you will find yourself making them again and again.
The recipe is really easy to follow as well, so even if you’ve never made cookies before, you will feel like a pro when you make these Pannelet cookies!
If you love chocolate cake but you haven’t been eating it due to the flour, then you’re in luck! This chocolate cake has absolutely no flour in it and it tastes just as good!
In fact, you only need three ingredients for this recipe and they come in the form of chocolate chips, unsalted butter, and eggs. This chocolate cake also takes under an hour to make, so it’s super easy and you can enjoy it as much as you want.
This chocolate cake is super gooey and moist, you won’t be able to get enough of it!
If you love Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, then this recipe is going to absolutely blow your mind! It’s basically a giant peanut butter cup, filled with creamy peanut butter and covered in a delicious layer of rich chocolate.
This is an incredibly indulgent and rich dessert that everyone you serve it up to will love! As long as you follow the instructions, it’s really simple to make as well.
All in all, you’ll need just shy of an hour and a half to make it, but the added time is definitely worth it.
Oatmeal cookies are a classic cookie recipe and one of the most popular out there. For this recipe, you won’t be using any flour at all, but you’ll still be getting all of the delicious taste.
You will also be using chocolate in this recipe to create some chunky, delicious cookies you won’t be able to put down.
They are super easy to make as well, so whenever you are in the mood for some cookies, this is a great recipe to refer back to.
No matter what anyone tells you; you’re never too old for a classic ice cream sundae!
This banana split recipe is absolutely jam-packed with delicious ingredients that come in the form of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream, banana slices, hot fudge sauce, and chopped nuts.
This is one of those recipes you absolutely won’t be able to get enough of. It might seem complicated to make, but it’s actually super easy!
Here’s another cookie recipe you are going to absolutely love. These cookies are great for all the coconut lovers out there! They are incredibly chewy and refreshing and the coconut really takes them to the next level.
You only need 4 ingredients to make these cookies and on top of that, they are 100% vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly!
If a giant peanut butter cup sounds a bit too sickly, then these homemade peanut butter cups will be perfect for you instead!
They are just like regular-sized Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, but because they are homemade, they somehow taste even better.
As long as you follow the recipe, this is a really simple dessert to make and the results are absolutely delicious!
Who doesn’t love banana bread? With this recipe, you’ll be taking it to the next level by adding in some chocolate.
This recipe is super easy to make and if you need more convincing, it’s also 100% vegan, has no flour and it’s gluten-free! Did we mention that it’s also incredibly delicious?
Chocolate-covered strawberries are such a great dessert because they are so easy to make and they taste absolutely amazing.
You really only need two ingredients to make them as well, so whether you just want an indulgent snack or you want to make something nice for a party, these chocolate-covered strawberries are perfect for you to try!
Ice cream is always a good choice for dessert, but have you ever tried to make your own? When you get homemade ice cream right, there’s nothing else quite like it.
For this recipe, you will be making chocolate-flavored ice cream and it’s incredibly creamy and rich. To make this recipe even better, make sure to get some high-quality cocoa powder and try to avoid any that is packed with added sugar!
If you’re looking for something a little different and more sophisticated, you definitely need to give this souffle recipe a try!
Combing rich and creamy chocolate with tart raspberries creates an absolutely delicious flavor profile that you simply won’t be able to get enough of!
If you love lemon curd you are going to absolutely adore this recipe. This lemon curd is made with berries to combine zest and tart flavors together to create something really special.
You will also be using full eggs rather than just egg yolks for this lemon curd, which actually gives the whole dessert a light texture that makes it taste even better.
This is another great dessert that works as a quick and delicious snack! You’ll be using frozen bananas for this recipe and you’ll be dipping them in deliciously creamy chocolate.
To get this recipe right, you mainly need to make sure the bananas aren’t too ripe. You want them to be nice and yellow, as well as firm and fragrant. This will help the bananas to hold their shape when you use them in this recipe.
Here’s another banana recipe we bet you’ve never tried before! Banana cookies are absolutely delicious and they deserve a lot more recognition!
This recipe is completely gluten-free and they are also vegan-friendly too and once you try them for the first time, you’ll find yourself making them again and again.
You’ll be using the banana in place of eggs, which works a lot better than you might think!
Boxed pudding mix is super easy to make, but with this recipe, you’ll never use it again! Pudding mix is actually way easier to make than you might think and once you try this for yourself, it’ll become a regular in your kitchen.
You can swap out the chocolate for other ingredients if you’re confident in your skills, so don’t be afraid to experiment!
Hazelnut chocolate (most commonly known as Nutella) is another combination that everyone loves, and when you use hazelnut to make cookies, you’re on to a winner!
This recipe only requires you to use 3 ingredients in the form of hazelnuts, eggs, and sugar and you won’t be disappointed with the results! This is a super easy recipe to follow and these cookies are ready super quickly as well.
This brownie recipe is absolutely perfect for anyone who wants a batch of ultra-fudgy, tasty brownies!
You only need 5 ingredients for this recipe and they come in the form of unsalted butter, sugar, eggs, unsweetened cocoa powder, and chocolate chips.
Even without flour, these brownies are absolutely perfect. They are deliciously rich and gooey and you won’t be able to get enough of them!
You only need 35 minutes to make them in full as well, so if you want something sweet fast, this is a great recipe for you to try!
Everyone loves to be gifted sweet treats for their birthdays or the holidays, so surprise them with this delicious fudge! All you really need for this recipe is condensed milk, chocolate chips, and vanilla and it couldn’t be easier to make if you tried!
All in all, you’ll only need 15 minutes to make this fudge as well, so you don’t have to spend all day in the kitchen making it.
If you are in the mood for some fudge but you want something a little different, you should definitely give this peanut butter fudge a try! It’s super sweet and creamy and the peanut butter really gives it a bit of an edge.
You only need three ingredients to make this fudge as well and because you’ll be making it in the microwave, you don’t have to worry about it taking long to make.
This is a great recipe to have on standby if you ever want to make cookies because you can add in whatever ingredients you want, whenever you want.
You of course won’t be using any flour for this recipe, so if you were struggling to find a flourless cookie recipe before, you don’t have to look any further!
These cookies are super delicious and easy to make!
If the grilled peaches recipe appealed to you, then so will this grilled apricot one! As the title suggests, you will be grilling the apricots in a maple-butter sauce to create an incredibly tasty dish you won’t be able to get enough of.
You’ll also be adding some vanilla ice cream on the side which compliments the grilled maple-butter apricots perfectly!
This is the perfect dessert to enjoy in the summer at get-togethers with your friends and family!
This is a great dessert that all the chocolate lovers will absolutely adore. Because you will be using cocoa powder, this pudding tastes just like hot chocolate!
This is a great recipe to make during the colder months because it’s extremely warm and comforting and it tastes absolutely delicious.
What makes this recipe even better is that it’s super easy to follow!
If you are in the mood for some classic blueberry muffins but you don’t want to use any flour, then this recipe is perfect for you!
You’ll be using almond meal instead of flour for this recipe which gives it a nutty flavor you will absolutely enjoy.
These muffins taste exactly how blueberry muffins should and they are incredibly crumbly and soft!
Frequently Asked Questions
Gluten-free and flourless are not the same thing, so if you see something that says “gluten-free” it could still contain flour. Always be sure to check recipes and labels for flour.
Flourless cake still tastes just like a normal cake. It is sweet, spongy, moist, and a bit bread-like. You can still enjoy flourless cake the same way you would enjoy a regular flour-based cake.
You most certainly can use almond flour instead of cake/regular flour. You will need to check your ratios though before you add it in, but this isn’t a difficult process.
There are many alternative things you can use instead of flour. Some of the most popular substitutions are almond flour, chickpea flour, rice flour, and buckwheat flour.
Once you try these flourless desserts for yourself, you will find yourself making them all the time! Try some of these recipes out today and see which ones are your favorite!
All of these recipes are really easy and straightforward to make, so give them a try today!