15 Best Low FODMAP Dessert Recipes

I couldn’t be more excited to share the mouthwatering experiences I’ve had in my own kitchen. From my very first attempt at crafting a homemade Baklava, with its layers of flaky phyllo dough drenched in sweet honey syrup and crunchy nuts, to mastering the art of creating a showstopping American Flag Pie that dazzled my guests on Independence Day.

Each recipe has been a delightful adventure. Even as a self-proclaimed novice in the world of baking and cooking, I discovered that with the right guidance and a bit of patience, these low FODMAP desserts are not only achievable but also incredibly rewarding.

The journey took me from mastering the art of a tender, buttery pastry with Easy Apple Strudel, to creating a perfect meringue crust for a Strawberry Pavlova that was like a party in my mouth. I couldn’t believe the rich, chocolatey goodness of the Vegan Chocolate Pudding I whipped up.

And the sheer indulgence of Dark Cocoa Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches had my family swooning. So, join me in exploring these recipes, which not only cater to dietary needs but also prove that even beginners can create mouthwatering desserts that are sure to impress.

Homemade Baklava Recipe 

The combination of flaky, buttery phyllo dough layered with the sweet homemade honey syrup and crunchy nuts came together to create absolute baklava perfection. The recipe was super easy to follow, even for a newbie like me.

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I just took my time to brush each sheet of phyllo with melted butter and continued layering until I had my baklava brick ready to bake.As soon as it cooled, I drizzled on that honey syrup and took a bite

Easy Apple Strudel

Let me start by confessing I am no master baker. But when I came across this apple strudel recipe from Stress Baking, I just had to give it a try. And wow, I’m so glad I did! The flaky, buttered pastry swirling around the sweet, cinnamon-y apple filling was pure perfection.

The recipe instructions made assembling this showstopping strudel totally doable, even for a newbie baker like me. I just took my time, laid out my pastry, and piled on those apple slices before rolling it up into a beautiful swirled strudel shape. And let me tell you, that first bite of tender pastry and warm, apple goodness was heaven.

Strawberry Pavlova

The meringue crust baked up perfectly crisp on the outside while still being marshmallowy on the inside – absolute perfection! Once it cooled, I topped it with lightly sweetened, fluffy whipped cream and fresh juicy strawberries. The combo of textures and flavors felt like a party in my mouth!

The recipe instructions made the process very manageable, even for a first-timer like me. I just took my time and followed each step, and was rewarded with the most gorgeous, decadent creation. This pavlova is perfect for impressing guests or anytime you need a little pick-me-up dessert.

Vegan Chocolate Pudding 

I honestly couldn’t believe it was dairy-free. And the chocolate flavor? Out of this world! The recipe was super simple to make with everyday ingredients you likely have on hand. I just whipped everything up in my blender and let it chill – that’s it!

Before I knew it, I had the most decadent, chocolatey vegan pudding I’ve ever tasted. I love that you can customize this recipe by subbing in your favorite milk or sweetener to suit your dietary needs. This flexible recipe makes plant-based chocolate pudding accessible for everyone.

Dark Cocoa Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

These recipes were easy to follow, even for a waffle newbie like me. Before I knew it, I had a towering stack of gorgeous, cocoa-y waffles ready to transform into sandwiches.

These sandwiches make the ultimate indulgent breakfast or dessert. The combo of flavors and textures is absolute perfection. My family couldn’t get enough of them – they were gone in minutes!

Rhubarb Pie

Don’t let pie crust intimidate you – the instructions here made it approachable even for me, a baking novice. I simply took my time, mixing the tart filling and crimping the dough edges just so. The tips ensured success.

Out of the oven emerged a glossy, golden beauty of a pie. One I knew would become a household favorite. I was right – not a slice remained after my family dove in.

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Assembling this pie was a breeze thanks to the clear instructions. I easily achieved a flawless golden crust and perfectly set chiffon filling. One bite and I was hooked. So refreshing compared to dense pumpkin pie.

This delightful texture practically melts on your tongue. My guests devoured this pie in no time at Friendsgiving. No doubt this recipe will become a new Thanksgiving tradition.

Brown Butter Chocolate Pecan Pie

This collection from Buttermilk by Sam has become my go-to for recipes that don’t sacrifice any flavor. The Brown Butter Chocolate Pecan Pie has quickly become a favorite with its luscious chocolate filling and crunchy pecan topping nestled in a flaky crust.

Though the recipe looks indulgent, I appreciate that it avoids my digestive triggers thanks to thoughtful ingredient swaps. With options ranging from cookies to cakes, this compilation proves that low FODMAP doesn’t mean sacrificing delightfully sweet treats.CopyRetry

American Flag Pie

I was thrilled to discover the American Flag Pie recipe on Simply Recipes. I decided to make it for my 4th of July party this year and it was an absolute hit! Following the clear, easy-to-follow instructions, I layered juicy berries and sweet flaky crust into a stunning dessert that looked just like the red, white and blue flag.

My guests were wowed when I brought out the beautiful pie. The combination of flavors from the fruit and crust made every bite delicious. This showstopping pie really added a festive touch to my Independence Day celebration.

Almond Tart Crust Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for tasty recipes that fit my dietary needs. I was so excited when I found the Almond Tart Crust recipe on Three Olives Branch! I decided to give it a try and made the easy-to-follow recipe.

The result was a fabulous gluten-free, low FODMAP crust that was deliciously crispy and nutty from the almonds. I used the versatile crust to make both sweet and savory tarts for my family. The crust held together beautifully and complemented a variety of fillings, from fruity to savory.

Salted Caramel Nut Brittle

I made a batch with almonds and pecans, though you could easily customize it with your favorite nuts. As the caramel simmered to a perfect golden hue, the aroma alone had my mouth watering. Once cooled and broken into crunchy, salty-sweet pieces, I was in love at first bite!

Every piece was a perfect balance of textures from the toasted nuts and smooth, buttery caramel. And the sprinkling of sea salt elevated the flavors to a new level of sweet and salty bliss. This brittle makes the ultimate treat for a low FODMAP diet, satisfying any dessert craving without upsetting my stomach.

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Crushing up candy canes and sprinkling them on top added the perfect crunch and pop of peppermint to balance out the rich, glossy dark chocolate. With just a few ingredients, this recipe came together easily for a beautiful, decadent layer of chocolate bark that dazzled my taste buds.

The combination of flavors was absolute perfection – the refreshing minty notes paired perfectly with the intense cocoa flavors. This recipe delivered on both flavor and festive flair, satisfying my sweet tooth and getting me into the holiday spirit. I can’t wait to make batch after batch to share with friends and family this season!

Salty Maple Caramel Corn

This crunchy, sweet and salty snack is not only incredibly delicious, but it’s also easy to make and naturally free of FODMAPs. All it takes is a few simple ingredients like maple syrup, popcorn kernels, salt and butter to create the most addictive caramel corn.

The maple syrup adds a wonderful depth of flavor while keeping the caramel light and smooth. Baking it low and slow is the key to perfectly crispy popcorn coated in that glistening caramel. I love munching on this as a snack or piling it on top of a bowl of ice cream for an over-the-top treat. This caramel corn is guaranteed to be a hit!

Orange Cranberry Bread

This quick bread is not only simple to throw together, but it’s naturally free of ingredients that are common triggers. The bright, citrusy orange flavor paired with tart cranberries makes this bread the perfect slightly sweet treat.

A touch of cinnamon kicks things up a notch. I love that the prep time is less than 15 minutes – you just mix up the batter and pop it in the oven. The aroma of fresh orange and cranberries that fills the kitchen is divine.

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

These dairy-free muffins are wonderfully moist and perfectly spiced with classic pumpkin pie flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. The light and fluffy texture pairs sublimely with the sweet crunch of the brown sugar streusel topping.

I love that you can just whisk everything together by hand in one bowl – no electric mixers needed to make this easy recipe! Popping these muffins in the oven makes the whole house fill with the inviting aromas of fall. They’re wonderful to make ahead for quick breakfasts or pack in lunches.