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1. Gluten-Free Chocolate Sundae Cupcakes

One of the best options for a birthday treat is a cupcake – easy to transport, just the right serving size and perfect for little hands to hold. What makes a cupcake even better is when it comes complete with chocolate, whipped topping and a cherry on top! These gluten-free chocolate sundae cupcakes just scream birthday party – but we won’t hold it against you if you enjoy them out of the blue every now and again.

+ Gluten-Free Chocolate Sundae Cupcakes

+ Gluten-Free Canteen

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2. Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake with Fruit on Top

My all time favorite birthday cake is vanilla – it is just so simple and it tastes delicious paired with any ice cream. This yummy gluten-free vanilla cake is topped with an assortment of fresh strawberries, and blueberries – piled high.

+ Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake with Fruit on Top

+ Delicious Inspiration

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3. Watermelon and Berry Fruit “Cake”

If you are looking for a sweet birthday treat that is gluten and sugar-free, look no further than this watermelon and berry “cake.” It is simply made by cutting a watermelon up into wedges and then stacking them on top of each other in a cake formation. Fill the cracks, top and outer edge with berries and you have the perfect healthy sweet treat for that special someone in your family. You can add a carved design around the rind of the watermelon and even top with whipped topping before serving.

+ Watermelon and Berry “Cake”

+ It’s Written on the Wall

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4. Vegan Gluten-Free Fudge Cake with Strawberry Coconut Frosting

If you are looking for a cake that will make your party goers ooo and ahh at the very sight of it, consider baking a gluten-free vegan fudge cake layered with strawberry coconut frosting and strawberries. Not only is this cake an eye-pleasure, the thick strawberry layers have me drooling on my keyboard. This cake looks like a fancy, chocolate version of the strawberry shortcake — a classic recipe that is sure to please everyone!

+ Vegan Gluten-Free Fudge Cake with Strawberry Coconut Frosting

+ The Spunky Coconut

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5. Gluten-Free Shirley Temple Cupcakes

What happens when you mix yummy cupcakes with the cherry sweetness of a Shirley Temple? Cupcake perfection. These cupcakes are super cute and the perfect color for a birthday party — and they’re topped with a cherry too! I would recommend using a natural red food colorant and organic soda for the recipe to create a cupcake everyone will enjoy.

+ Gluten-Free Shirley Temple Cupcakes

+ Simply Gluten-Free

6. Summer Berry and Yogurt Gluten-Free Tart

I am a huge fan of a tart instead of a traditional birthday cake – I love the taste, the fruit and really love how a tart looks sitting on the dining room table. This summer berry and yogurt gluten-free tart may be my favorite in this round-up. The combination of berries and yogurt all inside a gluten-free crust are perfect for a birthday party – or any party.

+ Summer Berry and Yogurt Gluten-Free Tart

+ Forty-Sixth at Grace

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7. Gluten-Free Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you are looking for a sweet treat that marries both cake and ice cream in one sweet little package – look no further than an ice cream sandwich. These gluten-free chocolate and vanilla ice cream sandwiches look better than any that you will find in the frozen food section. Ice cream sandwiches are the perfect treat for children, just the right amount of sweetness, and who doesn’t love this winning combination?

+ Gluten-Free Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

+ Gluten-Free on a Shoestring

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