The crispness of the cool mornings, the smell of firewood burning in the fireplace, the delights of baking pumpkin recipes to your heart’s content… this is Fall and this is how gluten free bread does Fall baking.
For anyone who loves this season, it’s filled with delicious reminders of why it only comes around once a year – the amazing spread of baked goods at every turn! From pumpkin bread to pumpkin pancakes, mouthwatering goodness is just waiting to be nibbled on.
This collection of the best gluten free pumpkin bread, muffin, pancake and waffle recipes will satisfy your cravings while introducing you to other, new ways to enjoy pumpkin too. We’ve gathered these recipes from our favorites websites, offered our take on the ingredients and recipe and then shared them here with you. (We’ve thrown in a few from our own cookbook too.) Enjoy!
41 Gluten Free Pumpkin Recipes
Gluten Free Pumpkin Quick Bread
Dubbed at the best pumpkin bread, from the looks of the recipe, I can see why they set the bar so high. Made with almond flour, it has wholesome ingredients without being too heavy on the fat. Looks like a great option to try.
This recipe sounds delicious and has the versatility I absolutely love. It looks a bit more dense than other recipes, but the heartiness is to be embraced in this recipe. It’s not intended to be light and fluffy. Subbing honey or other sweetener should not be a problem in this one.
With one of the least amounts of flour I’ve seen in a bread recipe, this paleo pumpkin bread really hits the nail on the head for being nearly flour-free. With an increased egg count and boost in spices, it is a really good spin for this full of flavor bread.
As a cross between a cake and bread, this pumpkin bread is a moist slice of perfection. Heavy on the flavor, but also dairy free, it hits the spot when you crave a tender bread.
With a different twist on a recipe, this one is a ‘publisher experiment’. All that means is that the publisher has an existing recipe, but might change it up according to the reader comments. But with the spices, honey and smaller ratio of flour, it already looks like a winner.
Pumpkin and chocolate chips… need I say more? It really is a spectacular combination. According to the publisher, the chocolate chips could easily be swapped for some dried cranberries (delicious) or cherries (again, delicious). Plus this recipe is low in sugar.
The name says it all – low sugar. Because lowering our sugar intake is important for a number of reasons, this recipe gets my thumbs up for being low in sugar and loaded with delicious spices. The fact that it has coconut flour is all the more reason to give this one a try.
“Gluten free foods taste amazing… you just have to reference the right recipes.”
-Christine from Gluten-Free-Bread
While this recipe is a bit different and with somewhat unknown ingredients like tigernut flour and mace, I’m intrigued by it. And for that reason, I’m including it in my list of gluten free pumpkin recipes. If you make this, please let me know how it is!
This is an interesting recipe as it uses an ingredient called coconut manna. Described as buttery, but with a slight coconut flavor, coconut manna sounds like something I must try! The bread is moist and the cranberry is a tart addition that you will love.
A couple years ago I had the pleasure of trying quinoa and then some quinoa snacks. They were heavenly. I imagine this recipe using quinoa flour will be just as good.
With the dark exterior of a traditional banana bread, this GF pumpkin banana bead is a treat for the eyes. With ingredients like coconut milk and walnuts, the result is a tender bread that’s full of flavor.
And it’s gluten free! This recipe has all the qualities you’d expect of a rich decadent dessert, while still being in that category of ‘eating a slice for breakfast’. It’s dense, it’s packed with pumpkin and it’s full of spice. Just an all-around great combination.
This pumpkin bread is free of all the common allergens, but big on taste. The interesting thing about it is it uses all coconut flour, not a mix of other flours. A healthy dose of eggs and a touch of maple syrup and you have a pumpkin bread you might not want to let cool to room temperature!
This is one of our own recipes and it is truly a classic. It’s tender, not crumbly and just plain amazing.
Oh how I love this pumpkin bread. It’s another recipe of ours and it is just plain delicious. Filled with spices and a lot of pumpkin, this recipe is favorite.
This is a very unusual recipe for a pumpkin yeast bread. Made with quinoa, almond milk and punchy spices, the result is a tasty bread that ‘rises’ to the occasion and has just a hint of sweetness. Add this one to your baking list, I think you’ll be impressed.
Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins
These moist muffins are loaded and I mean loaded with cinnamon. The flours are minimal, which would explain the moistness of the muffins… with a bit of chocolate chips, this recipe sounds like a little bite of heaven.
The name is pretty accurate by the looks of this recipe. With super light ingredients like yogurt and eggs, these muffins have all the makings of a light and tender muffin. The addition of some brown sugar and chocolate chips complete the look for a mouthwatering treat in each bite.
These gluten free pumpkin muffins use coconut flour, which just happens to be a great flavor combination for the pumpkin. With the addition of sea salt and the spices, this recipe looks like it makes a divine muffin.
Just the right amount of sweetness blends with the pumpkin perfectly in this recipe. It is one of my most loved recipes and easy to make to boot!
These muffins are free of nearly everything – gluten, oil, refined sugar and dairy. Yet they look delicious! According to the publisher, they’re ‘100% crazy delicious.’ You be the judge, but they do look phenomenal.
When you want something quick, this is the pumpkin muffin recipe to turn to. They come together quickly and, from the looks of the recipe, yield a soft, tender muffin, bursting with pumpkin flavor.
Healthy WITH chocolate, what a combination! This simple recipe comes together in no time. With delicious sweeteners like honey and vanilla, I bet these muffins taste great and are healthy to boot.
You’d think with all the oil and sugar taken out, this recipe wouldn’t be nearly as enticing. Well, you need to take a second look because the sweetness comes from maple syrup, vanilla and coconut milk. From the recipe, it’s a good thing these are healthy because I could eat a lot of them!
30 minutes and just one bowl – these are what I call EASY! The ingredients in this recipe are top notch – with maple syrup, applesauce and flaxmeal. There’s the perfect amount of sweetness to a solid pumpkin muffin recipe.
Cream, sift and stir together. There’s a lot to be said about a classic pumpkin muffin recipe. Loaded with all the things you’d expect with a delicious pumpkin muffin and none of the fluff. It’s a great staple for your pumpkin cravings.
The publisher’s comments about how the topping came about strike a chord as sometimes the best tasting recipes aren’t very visually appealing! Regardless, this muffin recipe offers a nice blend of cinnamon, spices and sweetness. And apple topping of course!
Just one look at these muffins will have your taste buds tingling. With a rich cream cheese center, they are dessert mixed with healthy. Healthy because they are also infused with protein powder and natural sweeteners. Decadent meets Nutritious.
These mini muffins are the essential Fall baking staple. Mix up a batch of them while you try these other recipes 🙂
Gluten Free Pumpkin Rolls and Scones
As if pumpkin didn’t get any better, this recipe shows up! Pumpkin cinnamon rolls – the ooey, gooey kind with cinnamon, butter and pumpkin. The recipe is a bit involved, but I bet it’s worth the effort.
All the sweetness and with a pumpkin caramel coating that sounds divine, this pull apart bread recipe is a true Fall treat that might become your favorite. The dough looks like a lot of fun to work with – add in the glaze and you have a perfect way to enjoy pumpkin.
A truly lovely scone – tender, a bit crumbly and full of rich flavor. You’ll love these as much as I do!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Waffles
Full of oat flour, these waffles will leave you craving more. The ingredients list is fairly simple and it looks like it comes together rather quickly. I’m loving the addition of vanilla almond milk, so this will be a recipe for the books.
Are these waffles for breakfast or dessert?! They look like a decadent treat with the hefty pumpkin puree and big dose of spiced pumpkin frosting. The spices in these waffles take front and center. I can imagine every bite being punchy with an amazing taste.
There are a lot of flavors going on in this recipe and they all sound amazing! One look at the chia spiced maple pecans and I can’t wait to try them. With an easy ingredients list, you’ll be enjoying these waffles in no time.
The perfect balance between firm and tender, these waffles are what breakfast (or lunch or dinner) is for!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes
No sugar, no dairy and they still look like some of the best waffles you’ll taste. The recipe for these waffles checks all the right boxes… nice balance of flour and liquid and just the right amount of sweetness. You might have to make extras to have for later.
Super easy and super delicious. These pumpkin pancakes look too good to eat! The recipe calls for a pancake mix to start with so they come together really quickly. Add in the pumpkin and a few other mouthwatering ingredients and you have a delight gluten free pumpkin pancake just waiting to be enjoyed.
One look at the ingredients list and you might be a little intimidated by this recipe. Don’t be! It may be long, but everything comes together pretty easily. The combination of honey and oat flour sounds amazing.
Whoa eggs! We thought this recipe was worth mentioning because 1. It’s sugar free and 2. It has a ton of eggs in it! With sweeteners like pumpkin stevia, these pancakes are still sweet, but without all the extra high carbs. Give this one a try today.
As the name says, these pumpkin pancakes are super healthy and super focused on taste. With delicious ingredients like almond flour (love it!) and almond milk (also love it!), healthy never tasted so good. I’d call that a win-win.
Final Word from Gluten-Free-Bread…
Every one of these gluten free pumpkin recipes offers something special. A special ingredient or a special taste or a quality that we love in gluten free baking. Let’s face it – pumpkin is a great addition to recipes, not just for Fall baking, but for anytime of year. Besides the fact that it’s low fat and high in vitamins, it’s also a great way to add amazing flavor to a recipe. Give a few of these recipes a try and enjoy the Fall season with a delicious treat.
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