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15 Small Batch Gluten Free Fall Desserts

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This recipe roundup for 15 Small Batch Gluten Free Fall Desserts includes easy recipes featuring pumpkin, chocolate, and fall spices.  Plus, a couple sweet breakfast treats great for any fall morning!  Each recipe is gluten free and perfect for smaller gatherings, or two people.  

Gluten free and small batch desserts roundup collage.

pumpkin gluten free desserts

These gluten free pumpkin treats are as easy as they are delicious.  I have hand picked these small batch and gluten free fall desserts from my complete collection of pumpkin small batch recipes.  It isn’t fall and it certainly isn’t a fall small batch desserts if it doesn’t include pumpkin!  

All of the gluten free baked goods on the blog are made with either an almond flour or oat flour blend.  I use a variety of single gluten free flours to make the blend, and I thoughtfully test each recipe to ensure the end result is light and tender.  

For a no-bake option, how about a rich and creamy chia pudding that embodies all the flavors of pumpkin pie?!  And if you love the idea of a healthier pudding treat, be sure to try the chocolate chia pudding or the black forest chia pudding for a decadent healthy dessert! 

A single gluten free pumpkin cupcake with chocolate frosting on a fall plate.


Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes

This small batch recipe for pumpkin cupcakes is gluten free and bursting with fall flavors!  The cupcakes are moist, delicately sweet, and made with an almond flour blend, pumpkin pie spice, and pure pumpkin puree.  Frost the cupcakes with whipped chocolate ganache frosting for a deliciously festive fall cupcake.
Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes
Two gluten free pumpkin spice whoopie pies stacked on a plate.


Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

These Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies are made with an oat and almond flour blend, and plenty of pumpkin and spice.  The whoopie pies are soft, perfectly sweet, filled with a velvety maple cinnamon cream cheese frosting, and are the ideal fall dessert!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Beautiful inside image of super moist gluten free pumpkin bread on a wood serving tray.


Gluten Free Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread

Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread recipe that is also small batch!  This cinnamon spice pumpkin bread is made with an oat flour blend and makes a mini loaf that is moist, tender, full of fall flavors, and finished with a cinnamon sugar crunch top.  A perfectly easy recipe to add to your pumpkin dessert plans!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
Chia seed pudding in a serving glass with whipped cream


Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding is a healthier vegan alternative to traditional pumpkin pie!  Rich and creamy chia seed pudding is made with dairy-free milk and flavored with pure pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.  Finish with Whipped Coconut Cream and Maple Syrup Caramel Sauce for a lovely fall dessert.
Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

small batch chocolate recipes perfect for fall

Is chocolate a fall flavor?  I say it yes, it is!  Of the 15 small batch gluten free desserts for fall, these chocolate small batch recipes may be my favorite to make for the season.  I love how versatile chocolate is and it can translate into any time of year.

For a sophisticated dessert that is made in the cutest tart pan, the mini chocolate tarts are a great way to end a light hors d’oeuvres spread.  Or a coffee cake actually made with coffee and chocolate that can double as breakfast or dessert.  

But the desserts that are my favorites tend to be cupcakes for two and cookies for two.  Yes, because they are easy.  But also because cupcakes can take on layers of flavors with the frosting.  Like a luscious whipped chocolate ganache or butter free vanilla frosting that goes great with anything!

A mini gluten free chocolate orange tart with slices cut on a small plate


Chocolate Orange Gluten Free Tart

A small batch recipe for Chocolate Orange Gluten Free Tarts made with an almond and oat cocoa crust, and a creamy chocolate ganache filling brightened with fresh orange zest and juice.  This is an easy no-bake dessert for two that is gluten free, refined sugar free, and incredibly decadent! 
Chocolate Orange Tart
Close up of fudgy gluten free double chocolate cookies on a cooling rack.


Fudgy Gluten Free Double Chocolate Cookies

Fudgy and bakery style is the best way to describe this small batch of Gluten Free Double Chocolate Chip Cookies!  The cookies are made with an oat flour blend, maple syrup and sugar, and packed with chocolate.  Then baked to perfection with caramelized edges and fudgy centers. 
Double Chocolate Gluten Free Cookies
Frosted chocolate gluten free cupcake on a mini cake stand


Chocolate Gluten Free Cupcakes

This is a small batch recipe for Chocolate Gluten Free Cupcakes are made with an almond flour blend, are naturally sweetened with coconut sugar, and are dairy free.  The cupcakes are incredibly moist, rich in chocolate flavor, and a great base recipe for any occasion!  
Chocolate Gluten Free Cupcakes
Side view of a mocha coffee cake with dalgona whip.


Gluten Free Mini Mocha Coffee Cake

This Mini Mocha Coffee Cake is gluten free, small batch, and made with actual coffee!  The coffee cake is incredibly moist, filled with a layer of chocolate sugar, and finished with a mocha streusel.
Gluten Free Mini Mocha Coffee Cake

gluten free desserts with fall spices

I like to think of these fall spice desserts as ones that would be perfect gluten free thanksgiving desserts. Not only are thee small batch desserts ideal for two, but they also give you the opportunity to feature a variety of desserts!

Each of these desserts highlight the warm and cozy spices of fall – cinnamon, allspice, and clove.  And we can’t forget about caramel!  Like the dairy free caramel frosting featured on the apple spice gluten free cupcakes.  How impressed will your family and friends be when they see more than one fall cupcake dessert?!  Or a beautiful pudding parfait with spicy cranberry granita that makes a wonderful post-dinner palate refresher. 

If you are looking for something to pair with your post-dinner coffee or homemade gingerbread homemade latte, the cinnamon swirl bread has spice on the inside and in the icing.  Just make sure that you have the sweet mini loaf pans on hand to make this treat!

Spiced and frosted cupcake with a bite taken


Gluten Free Spice Cupcakes

A small batch of Gluten Free Spice Cupcakes made with an almond flour blend and full of cozy spices.  The cupcakes are tender and moist and finished with a Apple Spice Cream Cheese Frosting for a harmonious blend of holiday flavors.
Gluten Free Spice Cupcakes
Top view of gluten free maple cinnamon bread slices on a cutting board


Gluten Free Maple Cinnamon Bread

Gluten Free Maple Cinnamon Bread is a small batch and refined sugar free recipe made with an almond flour blend and maple syrup.  The mini loaf is incredibly moist and highlighted with a cinnamon sugar swirl in the middle and a maple cinnamon glaze on top!
Gluten Free Maple Cinnamon Bread
The prettiest glass of holiday granita pudding parfait with a gold spoon and topped with sugared cranberries.


Cranberry Granita Pudding Parfait

This recipe for Cranberry Granita Pudding Parfaits is a light and refreshing dessert, perfect for the holiday season.  The parfaits pair a smooth and creamy vanilla pudding topped with a spiced cranberry granita.  Creating a delicious mix of sweet and tart.  A must have for your holiday dessert line-up!
Cranberry Granita Parfait
Two frosted apple spice gluten free cupcakes on a wood tray.


Gluten Free Apple Spice Cucpakes

This small batch recipe for Gluten Free Apple Spice Cupcakes is adapted from my spice gluten free cupcakes, and include plenty of apple pie spices and fresh apple chunks.  The cupcakes are perfectly soft, moist, and make the ideal fall cupcake when finished with dairy free caramel frosting!
Gluten Free Apple Spice Cupcakes

Sweet fall Breakfast recipes

Ok, so this recipe roundup is all about small batch gluten free desserts.  But, we need treats for breakfast too!  And pumpkin, apple, caramel, and spice make a delicious fall breakfast.  And they can even be on the healthy side.

Overnight oats are an easy way to infuse all the flavors of fall.  When the oats sit overnight, all of the yummy flavors in the base of the recipe permeate the oats.  Resulting in a delightful morning dish that will keep you full for hours!  Or how about chocolate cherry overnight oats that can be enjoyed for dessert as well!

But, if it is a true breakfast for two you crave, small batch donuts are always on the menu!  Apple cider combined with cinnamon sugar symbolize everything about fall.  Plus, it also makes delicious homemade apple cider caramel candies!

Caramel banana overnight oats in glasses on a small platter


Caramel Banana Overnight Oats

This is an easy recipe for Caramel Banana Overnight Oats made with gluten free rolled oats, ripe bananas, maple syrup caramel sauce, and oat milk.  A gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free treat healthy enough for breakfast and decadent enough for dessert!  
Caramel Banana Overnight Oats
Freshly baked apple cider donuts on cutting board


Gluten Free Apple Cider Baked Donuts

Homemade Gluten Free Apple Cider Baked Donuts are the perfect mix of soft and dense donuts with robust apple and spice flavor.  This is an no mixer required small batch recipe that uses reduced apple cider for a punch of apple flavor and makes 6 baked donuts coated in cinnamon sugar.
Gluten Free Apple Cider Donuts
Pumpkin spice latte overnight oats in a glass


Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats

Everything you love about your favorite Fall morning latte is in these Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats! This is an easy recipe for creamy vegan and gluten free overnight oats made with pumpkin puree, Fall spices, and topped with a spiced Latte coffee whipped cream.  
Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats
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