Baltimore bakeries offer those with celiac disease some tasty holiday dessert options
Cakes, cupcakes, pies and cookies are all available gluten-free from some local bakeries. (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun photo / November 6, 2012)
"Baltimore is a haven for those who require a gluten-free diet," says Kate Hudkins, the editor of the Gluten-free in Baltimore blog (glutenfreebaltimore.blogspot.com). "As the years have gone by, I've seen an amazing increase in the number of options available for gluten-free desserts on menus at local restaurants and bakeries."
So put down the spatula and pick up the phone. Bakeries all over the Baltimore region are whipping up delicious gluten-free desserts that will look great on any holiday table. Shown here, some of our favorites. Note: All bakeries have additional gluten-free offerings.
Here's where to get them:
6070 Falls Road, Baltimore
Cake Cake Bakery
Pies available at Roots Market, 5805 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville
568 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park
Oooh So Sweet
1015 Cathedral Street, Baltimore
Sweet 27 Café
123 W. 27th St., Baltimore