We’re rising to the occasion with another batch of allergy-friendly bakeries across the USA. [For allergy-friendly and gluten-free bakeries in Canada click here.]
Better Bites Bakery
11190 Circle Drive, Suite 350, Austin, TX (local delivery available); ships nationwide
Free of: Dairy, egg, gluten, peanut, tree nut (except coconut) and soy.
Stars of the Show: Cookie Do Bites
Why We Love It: Cake flavors, fillings and frostings abound, but it’s the truffle-like treats that set this sweet shop apart. These little delights included over a dozen flavors of chocolate covered cakeballs and edible dough.
Kelly Family Bakery
9805 NW 80th Ave. #13-l, Miami, FL (pick-up or local delivery only); ships nationwide.
Free of: Dairy, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts
Star of the Show: Rosette Cake
Why We Love It: Each detail is handled with meticulous care to create picture-perfect cakes and cupcakes. All batters, buttercreams, fondants and edible decor (down to every last sprinkle) are even made in house, using only natural ingredients.
716 S Railroad Ave., San Mateo, CA (local delivery available)
Free of: Peanuts and tree nuts
Stars of the Show: Salted Caramel Cupcake and Chewy Chocolate Cupcakes
Why We Love It: When you stop by this cute commercial bakery to pick out a treat or place a custom order, you might catch the busy bakers zesting lemons or melting chocolate for their impressive array of ever-changing flavors.
32 Broadway in Denville, NJ (pickup or local delivery only); select nationwide shipping
Free of: Dairy, eggs, gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, soy and sesame
Star of the Show: TD’s Choco Raspberry Yum Yum Jars (cupcakes you eat with a spoon!)
Why We Love It: Owner and allergy mom, Chris, whisks about the kitchen with a smile, song and dance. Her warmth shines through in an array of home-style pastries, while her uplifting whimsy is reflected in the cheerful custom cake designs.
Sweet Megan Baking Co.
234 Holland Rd. Southampton, PA; ships nationwide
Free of: Dairy, eggs, gluten, peanuts, tree nuts and soy
Stars of the Show: Cookie Dough Jars (edible and bake-able)
Why We Love It: Embracing its small town charm, this comforting stopover (between Trenton and Philadelphia) invites you in with a sentimental story and a case of full fresh cookies, muffins and cupcakes as good as grandma used to make.
5427 Telegraph Ave. Unit D3, Oakland, CA & One Ferry Building, Suite 32, San Francisco, CA; ships nationwide
Free of: Gluten and peanuts
Stars of the Show: Vegan Black & White Layer Cake
Why We Love It: Our hearts fluttered when we saw how they transformed specialty flours into enticing everyday eats, from nostalgic graham crackers and party-ready cupcakes to kid-size pizza crusts and rustic baguettes.
Our original Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Bakery Tour.