10 Gluten Free Summer Dessert Ideas

Enjoy a Delicious Gluten Free Summer with These Mouthwatering Recipes!

Summer is here, and what better way to celebrate the sunny days and warm evenings than with some incredible gluten free recipes? Whether you are looking for celiac safe recipes or simply looking to explore new flavors, these recipes from Josie’s Best Gluten Free are sure to tantalize your taste buds and keep you coming back for more. These are some of our favorite recipes to enjoy during summer and we hope you give them a try!

You can search our recipes for specific allergen needs and we are always happy to help you convert a recipe if it includes an ingredient you can not tolerate! There are over more 100 recipes on our website so don’t hesitate to take a look at what else might interest you. You can search by mix type or allergen need for recipes as well. Just go to our gf recipes button.

All of Josie’s Best Gluten Free Mixes are certified gluten free and free from the Top 9+ Allergens:

  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Peanuts
  • Tree Nuts (such as almonds, walnuts, cashews, etc.)
  • Soy
  • Wheat
  • Fish
  • Shellfish (such as shrimp, crab, lobster, etc.)
  • Sesame

1. Gluten Free Dairy Free Lemon Cupcakes

gluten free cupcakes

For a sweet treat that’s both refreshing and indulgent, look no further than these Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Lemon Cupcakes. Bursting with zesty lemon flavor and topped with a creamy dairy-free lemon curd, these cupcakes are perfect for picnics, parties, or anytime you crave a bit of sunshine on your plate.

Get the recipe: Gluten Free Dairy-Free Lemon Cupcakes

3. Gluten Free Galette

berry galette

A Gluten Free Galette with fresh summer berries using our beloved gluten free pie crust recipe. Galettes are basically free from pies. Make a pie crust, roll it thick, fill with your favorite fruit, and that’s about it. Tender, buttery, flaky crust bursting with berries. So. Dang. Good. Enjoy one of our favorite gluten free desserts!

Get the recipe: Gluten Free Galette

4. Gluten-Free Crepes with Plum Sauce

crepes with plum sauce

Transport yourself to a French café with these elegant Gluten-Free Crepes with Plum Sauce. Thin, delicate crepes are filled with a sweet-tart plum sauce, making them a perfect dessert or brunch option that’s sure to impress your family and friends.

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Crepes with Plum Sauce

5. Gluten-Free Upside-Down Cake

peach upside down cake

Turn dessert upside down (literally!) with this Gluten-Free Upside-Down Cake. Using peaches and nectarines this cake is beautiful and surprisingly easy to make!

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Upside-Down Cake

6. Gluten-Free Sweet Strawberry Biscuits

Sweet Strawberry Biscuits

Indulge in the sweetness of summer with these Gluten-Free Sweet Strawberry Biscuits. Packed with fresh strawberries and a tad on the sweet side these biscuits are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as a delightful dessert.

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Sweet Strawberry Biscuits

7. Gluten-Free Cobbler Recipe

gluten free cobbler

End your summer meal on a high note with this comforting Gluten-Free Cobbler. With a golden-brown biscuit topping and a bubbling fruit filling, this dessert is sure to warm your heart and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Cobbler Recipe

8. Homemade Gluten Free Ice Cream sandwiches

gluten free ice cream sandwiches

These are a great make ahead treat for a party. This filling is super creamy and decadent – you could certainly substitute your favorite ice cream as well. Enjoy these, they do take a bit of time to make but I love that they can stay in the freezer for a treat when you need one!

Get the recipe: Homemade Gluten Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

9. Gluten Free Lemon Peach Crumble

peach crumble

This is such a delicious crumble and the flavors scream summer! This gluten free dessert is sort of a pie crumble hybrid….. there’s not bottom to the pie, you just dump the fruit right in a butter pie dish (EASY!).

I do make a gluten free pie crust here but it is frozen, in ball form, and there’s no rolling needed! You just grate it right on top of the fruit and bake- that’s it. This is so easy and comes together very quickly.

Get the recipe: Gluten Free Lemon Peach Crumble

10. Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake perfect for summer desserts! You can certainly use just fresh chopped strawberries (or any berry) and your whip cream or topping of choice!

We used fresh strawberries on top, Truwhip as topping, and a strawberry sauce (which is just some cooked frozen strawberries with a little sugar). Yum! I could eat this every summer night and be happy! Enjoy.

Get the recipe: Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake



Allergen free foods

Being able to pronounce (and tolerate) all ingredients is why we set out to make our own mixes. With Josie’s Best, you can be sure you’re getting high quality ingredients from a dedicated facility and family.

Allergen free foods for all.

What began in our kitchen as a way for our family to enjoy the breakfast foods we loved so much has grown to include an incredible family of customers all re-discovering their favorite foods minus the ingredients they can’t eat.

Josie’s Best Gluten Free is bringing breakfast back.

We’re there for those delicious moments when “I can’t eat that” turns into “I can eat that?!”

For the sleeves rolled up, flour on the nose messes that are the beginning of lifelong memories. We’re there on Sundays when you want to pile the pancakes higher than little hands can reach them. Or when you’ve declared “breakfast for dinner” and, somehow, it’s the best night of the week. Josie’s Best Gluten Free is there for all the moments you should never miss out on because of a food allergy.

What started as a personal mission has grown into a larger one—to bring back breakfast for everyone. Today, our customers are revived breakfast enthusiasts, home bakers, and well-loved restaurants looking to provide delicious options for all. And, just like a plate of pancakes or fresh-baked bread, Josie’s is best served with warm smiles and a side of family connection.