Grain-Free Sweet Recipes

Gluten-Free and Grain-Free Recipes for Cakes, Biscuits, Cookies, Slices, Pastry and Sweet Treats

Amaranth Berry Cake

This cake was inspired by the Rasberry Lemon Almond Cake here but has been changed so much it deserved its own recipe page. This version uses oil instead of butter, and is as always Grain-free, Gluten-free.  The citrus zest gives it a fabulous aroma, and like all of...

Coconut Cake

This is based on a traditional italian recipe with a few personal adjustments.  It is surprisingly light  and easy to eat. Ingredients Zest of 2 lemons 125g sugar 150g desiccated coconut (note to American's: UNSWEETENED, fine ground dried coconut, texture of...

Failsafe Banana Bread

This is a buckwheat flour recipe just perfect for anyone who hates the taste of buckwheat.  It tastes amazing, and you could give this to your fussiest eater, including "normal" wheat-eaters and they will love it too.  Its healthy enough to have for breakfast toasted...

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Metric to Imperial Conversion

Grain Free Living is based in Australia and uses metric measurements in all recipes. Conversions of oven temps are given in most recipes, or you can refer to these metric to imperial conversion charts for volume, weight and temperature.

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Being Grain-Free & Nut-Free Baking Tips

Lots of people who can’t eat grains also have a problem with nuts – compromised immune systems often have multiple sensitivities and nuts are at the top of the tree for producing nasty reactions. Here are my tips for being grain free without nuts.

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Convert Any Recipe!

You don’t need to throw out your cookbooks. Use this list as a guide, you can easily convert any “normal” recipe into a grain-free, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free or anything else free with a little bit of know-how.

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A note about the Recipes.

Sometimes I get asked why a website called Grain Free Living uses gluten-free flours like quinoa and buckwheat.   Although technically still grain free, some of these recipes would now be considered merely gluten-free, it really depends on your point of view.  I am working on the categories so that recipes that are Paleo and AIP friendly are clearly labelled and the recipes that use pseudo-cereals are also clearly labelled.  Thanks for your patience as I work to make this website more user-friendly.

You can read about my use of pseudo-cereals and why this website includes both gluten and grain free recipes by clicking button below.