Guilt-free desserts in Brisbane

We all have a sweet tooth, and sometimes temptation takes over.

Have no fear, Brisbane Weekender has found the top six guilt-free desserts across this fabulous city!


Pure Simplicity at Mt Gravatt have an array of yummy treats that are guaranteed to not leave you feeling guilty about gobbling down more than one! They offer an array of guilt-free cupcakes, slices and protein balls.

Who doesn’t like gelato? Something better than the standard gelato is what they supply at Nom Nom Natural gelato on Oxford St, Bulimba. This dessert boutique uses fresh, organic fruit supplied by Rocklea Markets, catering for gluten-free and dairy-free diets.   


The Primal Pantry is a 100% paleo grocer, café and takeaway shop, supplying the healthiest of guilt-free desserts. From their salted caramel brownies, to their lemon curd tart, this cute café at Nundah love healthy, wholesome desserts.

Press’d at Tenneriffe offer an incredible lavender and lemon cheesecake and other vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and even wheat-free desserts. These treats ooze amazing flavours, minus the guilt! 


Nodo donuts, located in the city, are your answer to guilt-free donuts. That’s right, donuts! Some of their featured flavours include strawberry, coconut and hazelnut, blueberry and lemon or raw chocolate and chai spiced white chocolate. Did I mention they have a breakfast donut, which is totally good for you?!

Words by Ailish Parr

Image by Nodo