Gluten-Free Chocolate Dessert Recipes So Exquisite, You Won't Notice The Difference

You won't even notice the difference.

Chocolate is naturally gluten-free, which is great news for all. But delicious and chocolatey cakes, cookies and bars often rely on ingredients containing wheat protein, such as all-purpose flour, in order to rise.

Fret not: Gluten-free chocolate treats are possible with a few mindful adjustments. Subbing in alternatives like quinoa, modified flour, tapioca or rice flour, and xanthan gum (and sometimes, just going flourless) is all it takes to make a heavenly chocolate sweet. Of course, the proof is in the chocolate, so check out these 23 recipes below, all of which are gluten-free, chocolatey and absolutely drool-worthy.

1
Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Midnight Cake
Gluten-Free With LB
2
Rich Fudgy Flourless Brownies
Life Made Simple
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3
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ambitious Kitchen
4
Chocolate Cupcakes With Coffee Icing
Gluten-Free Goddess
5
Soft & Chewy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
Minimalist Baker
6
Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Shake
Minimal Eats
7
Dark Chocolate Cake With Caramel Frosting
Free Eats
8
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Brownies
Gluten-Free Goddess
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9
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Goddess
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10
Decadent Chocolate Cake With Whipped Chocolate Frosting
Mel's Kitchen Cafe
11
Compost Cookies
A Girl Defloured
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12
Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Scones
All Day I Dream About Food
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13
Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies
All Day I Dream About Food
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14
Peanut Butter Caramel Dark Chocolate Apples
Kumquat Blog
15
Chocolate Olive Oil Bundt Cake
Cooking On The Weekends
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16
3-Ingredient Fudge Bites
Veggie And The Beast Feast
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17
Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding
Minimalist Baker
18
Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes
Minimalist Baker

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