I need a dessert/cookie recipe that is : gluten, soy, dairy, nut free and can only be sweetened with fruit or fruit juice. I CAN use eggs.



charlotte A. February 9, 2012
Chocolate mousse using only chocolate + water. Bonus: it takes only 5 minutes, and is INCREDIBLE.

Ophelia February 8, 2012
This may seem too simple, but why not just buy the freshest and loveliest fruit you can find and make a pretty fruit salad or fruit plate and serve with a good port?
Or maybe really ripe sliced mangoes with a little lime juice and some cayanne?
Or make a dessert cocktail.
Alexandra Z. February 7, 2012
Try this blondie recipe:
First, make date purée by rehydrating pitted dates in hot water for 10 min. And then purée in a food processor with a bit of the soaking liquid.
In a large bowl, mix with a spatula:
7.5 oz. date purée
3 oz. extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp pure vanilla extract (gf)
Once mixed, add all at once:
6 oz gluten free oat flour
2 tsp mesquite flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp fine sea salt
Mix until combined and mix in gently:
2.5 oz mini choc chips ("enjoy life" brand is allergen free)
Bake in a 8-inch square pan lined with parchment in a preheated oven to 350F for about 30min, until top feels slightly crusty.
Slow C. February 7, 2012
I'm thinking meringue based treats, can you use coconut sap? If so, dairy free chocolate mousse, meringue cookies, macarons or how about something like tapioca pudding (there are so many variations) made with coconut milk, fruit tarts with crusts made from almond meal and coconut oil, vegan truffles...Oh, it just occurred to me, I think I have a recipe on this site for vegan blood orange and maple tarts (if not, here's the recipe, uses maple syrup, don't know if that works for your restrictions, though... http://www.letsblogaboutfood.com/2011/03/blood-orange-and-maple-custard-tart.html)
Slow C. February 7, 2012
(OH, nuts! Almond meal is out! No to the macarons! The tart dough would still work and you could fill it with anything, it would be very pretty with fruit and a gelatin glaze or with a coconut creme underneath)
LornaFarris February 7, 2012
Check out this wonderful blog that should be able to give you some great ideas! http://www.nourishingmeals.com/
I have their cookbook and have been very impressed with everything I've tried... Many of their recipes do call for sweeteners other than fruit juices - but I think if you were really stumped on the best substitution they would be happy to give you some suggestions! Best of luck to you - I completely understand how difficult it can be to find recipes when it seems like NOTHING is ok to use. Actually - if you find a recipe that you like that fits your criterion I would love to try it myself!
Mr_Vittles February 7, 2012
Fresh fruit and zabaglione.
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