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Gluten-Free Summer Dessert Recipes

A collection of some of our favorite warm weather GF dessert recipes


We hope you'll find the perfect gluten-free summer dessert recipes in our collection of gluten-free shortcakes, pies, brownies, cakes, cobblers and crisps.

1. Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake Recipe Teri Gruss
Photo 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake is made with a simple gluten-free cake recipe, drenched with juicy summer-fresh strawberries.

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2. Gluten-Free Classic Key Lime Pie

Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie Recipe Teri Gruss

This wildly popular pie originated in the Florida Keys in the mid-19th century. Our gluten-free version of Key Lime Pie tastes identical to the original, thanks to gluten-free graham crackers!

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3. Gluten-Free Peach Blueberry Tart

Gluten-Free Peach Blueberry Tart Recipe Teri Gruss
Photo 2011 (c) Teri Gruss

Add a scoop of fresh vanilla ice cream to a slice of Gluten-Free Peach Blueberry Tart for a real summer treat.

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4. Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie

Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Teri Gruss
Photo 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

A softly-peaked meringue crown makes this pie as much fun to look at as it is to eat. Use a tart pan with a removable bottom for a lovely fluted edge and for easier serving.

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5. Gluten-Free Frozen Strawberry Pie

Gluten-Free Frozen Strawberry Yogurt Pie Recipe Teri Gruss
2011 (c) Teri Lee Gruss

Make Gluten-Free Frozen Strawberry Pie several days in advance and keep it in the freezer -- a real convenience when you're planning a summer gathering!

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6. Gluten-Free Apple Pie

Gluten-Free Apple Pie Recipe Teri Gruss
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This classic, old-fashioned recipe is a perennial favorite at my house, especially on the 4th of July.

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7. Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe Teri Gruss

This is one of our most popular gluten-free cake recipes. The reviews say it all.

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8. Gluten-Free Brownie Mix

Gluten-Free Homemade Brownie Mix Recipe Teri Gruss
2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

Keep a batch of this easy, fudgey good gluten-free brownie mix on hand for those last-minute times you need a fast gluten-free dessert for cookouts, camp outs and casual summer get-togethers.

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9. Gluten-Free Frozen Key Lime Pie

Gluten-Free Frozen Key Lime Pie Recipe Teri Gruss
© 2011 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

This recipe for gluten-free frozen Key Lime pie is deliciously refreshing and can be prepared ahead of time and held wrapped in the freezer until ready to serve.

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