Top Gluten-Free Valentine's Day Recipes

There's no reason to be brokenhearted because you're on a gluten-free diet. Celebrate Valentine's Day with this collection of lovable gluten-free recipes.

  • 01 of 09
    Flourless chocolate cake
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    Flourless chocolate cakes are decadently rich — perfect for a romantic gluten-free Valentine's Day dinner finale. This version is surprisingly easy to make, and the glaze adds a lovely, silky gloss — and well, more chocolate!

  • 02 of 09
    Elizabeth LaBau

    This easy recipe from Elizabeth LaBau calls for just 3 ingredients- chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and oil-based chocolate flavoring (and this ingredient is optional!) You will need a heart-shaped lollipop mold and lollipop sticks to make this lovely, chocolate-swirled Valentine pop. Kids large and small will love your efforts!

  • 03 of 09
    Heart shaped brownies
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    A great thing about brownies is that everyone loves them and they are so easy to cut into different shapes. Try this buttery-good recipe for homemade heart-shaped gluten-free brownies, baked on a cookie sheet instead of a baking dish.

  • 04 of 09
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Here's another easy, 5-star reviewed candy recipe from Elizabeth LaBau. "Homemade Almond Roca candy is even better than the store bought version! This combination of roasted almonds, crunchy toffee, and semisweet chocolate is a winner," she says. Yes!

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  • 05 of 09
    Gluten Free Heart Shaped Strawberry Rice Crispie Bar Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Strawberry Rice Crispie Hearts. 2013 © Teri Lee Gruss

    This gluten-free rice crispy bar is flecked with dried strawberries and cut into lovable heart shapes with a cookie cutter, a cheery no-bake Valentine's Day treat!

  • 06 of 09
    Gluten-free cheesecake
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    This decadent gluten-free version of New York cheesecake is an easy recipe and a spectacular, wildly crowd-pleasing dessert. Use packaged gluten-free graham crackers to make the crust.

  • 07 of 09
    Gluten-free chocolate cupcakes
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    Gluten and dairy free chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting have a classic, moist flavor and are made with less sugar than some cake recipes. This recipe is a good option for kids and adults on GFCF (gluten-free/casein-free) diets. Healthy millet and superfine brown rice flour add nutritional value as well — not bad for cupcakes! I used natural pomegranate sugar to decorate these cupcakes but use any gluten-free decorative sprinkles for a festive, Valentine Day look.

  • 08 of 09
    Valentine Day Homemade Conversation Hearts. Photo (c) 2013 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    This irresistible recipe from Elizabeth, for homemade Valentine Conversation Hearts, is one of the neatest Valentine Day recipes I've seen. What says LOVE more than a box full of handmade Valentine conversation hearts? I love this recipe! Be sure to watch Elizabeth's "How to Make Conversation Hearts" as a helpful visual aid.

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  • 09 of 09
    Heart shaped pizza
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    Kids will love this recipe for heart-shaped Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizza. Pepperoni "hugs and kisses" spread the delicious gluten-free love.

     

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