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.
Cakes, cupcakes, pies and cookies are all available gluten-free… (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun…)
November 14, 2012|By Kit Waskom Pollard, For The Baltimore Sun

When it comes to holiday desserts, going gluten-free doesn't require hours in the kitchen.

"Baltimore is a haven for those who require a gluten-free diet," says Kate Hudkins, the editor of the Gluten-free in Baltimore blog ( "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


Freedom Bakery

568 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park


Oooh So Sweet

1015 Cathedral Street, Baltimore


Sweet 27 Café

123 W. 27th St., Baltimore


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