I am a devoted gluten eater, however, one of my son’s best friends and her mom both have Celiac disease. We’ve learned a lot about where the best gluten-free cakes come from!
Lemonade Gluten-free Bakery
A 100% gluten-free bakeshop, and a favourite for birthday cakes. Lots of egg and dairy free options as well. The cakes are great – and it’s easy to forget they are gluten-free.
3385 Cambie St, Vancouver
The Gluten-free Epicurean
Lemon blueberry cinnamon buns, boston cream doughnuts, baguettes, cookie mixes – this bakeshop has all the angles covered. Order ahead to make sure you can get what you need.
633 E 15th Ave, Vancouver
Float On Bakeshop
An all gluten-free sandwich shop that bakes their own bread in house! Lovely small menu in this Fraser Street cafe.
4384 Fraser St, Vancouver
Not just gluten-free, Edible Flours is a vegan bakery. Check out their menu to see what’s egg-, dairy-, and soy-free. Their cookies get rave reviews.
2280 West Broadway, Vancouver
Two Daughters Bakeshop
This organic gluten-free bakery in North Vancouver offers gluten-free baking classes, as well as a bakery full of goodness. They also offer sandwiches for lunch.
121 E 1st Ave, North Vancouver
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Image credits: Gluten-free Epicurean, Float-On Bakeshop
Erin McGann is the former Managing Editor for Vancouver Mom and Toronto Mom Now. She drinks just a bit too much coffee, is a bit obsessed about sourcing local food, plays the cello moderately well, spends too much time on Twitter, keeps honeybees on a rooftop, and has a thing for single-malt whisky. Erin is working on a novel set in turn-of-the-century Vancouver, which her husband, son and dog have to hear about all the time, and also blogs at Erin at Large.