Is Pudding Gluten Free? Here’s Your Answer!

Pudding is a wonderful dessert, that delicious, tasty and healthy choice for the kids too. They become even easier to have and much on demand with the addition of gluten-free convenience.  As many people are looking for good ways to lose some weight and some people are suffering from some health issues, gluten is very avoidable. People seem to think that gluten-free diet means, no desserts or only the tasteless desserts. But really, it does not have to be in such a way. Even it is now easier to have various kinds of delicious puddings that are gluten-free.

Even a chocolate pudding can be added in your gluten-free diet as it may allow a little decadence in a diet of deprivation. The taste of such pudding is phenomenal, and a little goes a long, long way. Chocolate and cocoa are both gluten-free naturally. If you are just starting a gluten-free diet and love to have such puddings in your diet chart, these suggestions can help you a lot. Here are a few alternative ways you can include in the making of pudding and in your gluten-free diet for under 200 calories:

So, you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a digestive disorder called Celiac disease, and your diet has to be changed to something completely new. You may be wondering, what exactly this Celiac Disease is. It is actually your body’s inability to process the protein Gluten that is found in different grain and wheat products.  It will cut out all of your favorite foods from your diet chart.

Above all, this may seem like it will cut out just about all of your guilty pleasures, or favorite foods. Do not worry, you do not have to cut out all of your favorite foods and live off of a strict list of unappetizing foods, or drinks.  There are many gluten free desserts or pudding that you can try out while you are on a gluten free diet plan.

There are many pudding ingredients that come as gluten free.

When you are choosing the ingredients to make tasty and delicious pudding, you need to be more careful and read the ingredient list and label on the packaging to know if in contains gluten. Some people avoid gluten as they want to lose some weight but the people with gluten sensitivity may experience the dizziness, headache and the digestion problems such as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea and you may feel tiredness and low energy.

Even if you want to avoid such kind of bad effects you can try some pudding. Don’t get surprised, you can make the tasty and healthy gluten-free pudding in your home by a little bit of caution. Even if you are intolerant of the minimum amount of gluten and have the bad effects like gas, cramps by consuming a small amount of gluten, you can try these recipes, there are a number of pudding recipes that you can try.

The major ingredients that you need to make the milk, gelatin, sugar, rice, eggs. But many people experiment with the list and even it is possible to beautiful looking and delicious pudding for the people with gluten intolerance. You can also experiment with the taste of your pudding by making a delicious, not so sweet cheese pudding or fruit pudding with banana and so on.

Some recipes of gluten-free pudding:

Lavender and orange pudding

If you are looking for a creamy, fresh and delicious gluten free pudding, you can try this recipe. This pudding comes with a fruity flavor, naturally sweet, colorful and soft.

Pudding Gluten

Ingredients list

  • Peeled fresh orange (2 pc)
  • Cashew nuts (1 cup)
  • Dates (one cup)
  • Coconut oil (1 or 2 table spoon)
  • Dried lavender (1 table spoon)

Take a mixing bowl and mix all the ingredients to make give it a smooth texture then you add just the juices of two oranges. Keep it in the fridge for overnight; your pudding is ready to serve. Decorate the pudding with some orange slices and zest and can add some lavender petals also.

Banana pudding

  • Granulated sugar
  • Egg yolks (5)
  • Ripe peeled banana (500 g)
  • 4 cups of fat-free milk
  • Gluten free flour blends (white superfine rice flour, potato starch and tapioca starch) or you can use the sweet rice flour (superfine)
  • Kosher salt (1/8)
  • 2 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • You can add also some nilla wafers (gluten free)
  • Whipped cream

Take the egg yolks, two sliced bananas, sugar, milk and the flour and blend well in a blender to give a smooth creamy texture. Now transfer the mixture into a heat safe small sized bowl. Keep it aside. Take a saucepan to boil the vanilla bean and the milk together in low flame.  Break the beans and whisk properly to mix properly.

As you are whisking the egg yolk and flour, pour some warm milk to the mixture.

Add the mixture again in the saucepan with rest of milk. Stir consistently. Keep in a heat-safe bowl and cover with plastic wrapper, allow it to cool down. You can keep it in refrigerator for 4 hours before serving.

Decorate it with some sliced bananas and vanilla beans.

Chocolate pudding

Chocolate pudding

List of ingredients

  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Gluten free flour mix
  • Dry non fat milk powder
  • Granulated sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • Milk
  • 1 vanilla extract


  • As you already have made a dry mix, take a deep bowl to whisk ½ cup of milk and mix well.
  • Add gradually rest of milk
  • Whisk continuously
  • Bring it in on oven and cook on low flame
  • Add vanilla extract
  • Transfer into heat safe bowl
  • Set it to cool down
  • Garnish with chocolate and whipped cream and enjoy the creamy and delicious gluten free pudding

These are just a few recipes but there are many other recipes to try when you want to make the gluten free puddings. Just experiment with your cooking knowledge and your taste. You can try some with zucchini, cheese and many more other ingredients

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