I know about Lebovitz's idiot chocolate cake, which meets this criteria but I have made it for this particular couple before and would like to take them something new.
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Make a pavlova ..,,, topped With seasonal fruit
it is hard to find desserts that best fit your personal needs, but this website is great at narrowing down your choices! I would suggest this recipe for gluten and nut free chocolate chip cookie recipe!
I hope this help you!
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Lots of pudding/custard types of desserts come to mind as an nice no-substitution required options: flan, panna cotta, this insanely chocolately pudding (https://food52.com/blog...)...
These chocolate cookies (http://orangette.blogspot.com/2006/01/when-disappointment-comes-to-dinner.html) are really good and gluten free by nature (no gluten free flour required). I've made nut-free versions that were good, either leaving out the walnuts, or substituting sunflower seeds or pepitas.
Rice pudding, with or without a fruit compote. Baked apples (without nuts). Bananas Foster (or sliced apples, pears, or plums prepared in a similar way). Poached pears. Many kinds of mousse. Flan, creme brulee, and other egg custards. Puddings thickened with cornstarch, tapioca, or other gluten-free starches. Panna cotta. Most ice creams and sorbets.
How about some amazing gluten free ice cream sandwiches with gluten free cookies and rich Haagen Dazs ice cream, or cheesecake, or a pumpkin pie?
Seasonal fruit sorbet is a win! Grape + mint, pear + rosemary, plum + cardamom.
Coconut macaroons would be great -- also, I love love love Gena's vegan chocolate pie recipe. People can never guess what is in it and it's easy to make. If you used gluten-free graham crackers and rice or soy milk, it should work for your criteria! http://food52.com/recipes...
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Arielleclementine blogs about her monthly gluten free dairy free pies that she makes for her sister in law. Check this out:
Thank you for all the wonderful inspiring suggestions; I made coconut macaroons in the end because that worked for me ingredient and time wise. They were so good that I'm making them again today :-)
Oh, coconut macaroons sound good! Glad they went over well. If you host these friends again, you could make a chocolate mousse cake. Just make a large batch of chocolate mousse. Put half of it in a cake pan (I always use spring form) and bake it at 175 C/350 F, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Take it out of the oven and put the remaining mousse on top of the now-baked mousse. Allow it to cool, then put the cake in the freezer. After 2 hours you will have a ridiculously rich, gooey, delicious cake without any flour. You can follow the basic recipe here and use whatever kind of chocolate you like, though I recommend dark chocolate over milk chocolate: https://food52.com/recipes...
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Coconut Financière with dessicated coconut and GF flour mix.
Chocolate Pudding with cognac chantilly.
Halo - Halo.
European cheesecake - with quark or labne or ricotta.
Chestnut - Buckwheat Oat flour Crêpes with rosemary-caramel sautéed pears & chestnuts.
Vanilla poached Quince panna cotta.
I could go on - let me know how many ideas you need ;
meringues with chocolate chips or m&ms are simple and both gluten and nut free