Every bride wants to be able to eat her delicious wedding cake, but what if she is gluten-free? Finding delicious, wheat-free baked goods can sometimes be a difficult quest for those with Celiac's or gluten intolerance, but this list of NYC's elite confectionary aficionados defies the odds when it comes to delicious and allergy-conscious eating, even on your wedding day.
By the Way Bakery (Above)
Making old-fashioned recipes from scratch is the distinguishing factor of this gluten-free, dairy-free, and kosher-certified connoisseur from its neighboring counterparts. Blending allergy-free flour mixes with some of the world's finest conventional ingredients like Belgian chocolate and French cocoa powder allows this team of specialized bakers to constantly deliver custom cakes and other confectionary treats to allergy-conscious customers every day.
Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC
Erin McKenna, who claims ownership to this Lower East Side gluten, dairy, egg, and soy-free bakery, changed the way Manhattan viewed gluten-free baked goods after opening this premier gluten-free landmark back in 2005. All-natural and all-organic sweeteners replace chemical ingredients that are sometimes used in non-organic bakeries' recipes. With cake options like the praised Brownie Cake—a gluten-free, vegan, soy-free, and Kosher concoction, it's no surprise that these confectionary treasures taste as good as they are good for you.
The delicious, gluten-free recipes found at Tu-Lu's stem straight from its gluten-intolerant owner and founder, Tully Phillips, who turned her search into finding quality gluten-free baked goods into a successful NYC business. Experimentations with a diverse range of allergy-free flours and ingredients resulted in what is now a delicious menu of vegan and dairy-free sweets alternatives. Wedding cakes are also offered at this charming New York storefront including a variety of cake flavors such as pumpkin, peach, and lemon, giving a welcome twist to any delicious wedding-day dessert.
Jennifer's Way Bakery
After being diagnosed with Celiac's Disease in 2009, actress Jennifer Esposito reinvented the way she baked, ate, and promoted allergy-free eating. Balancing gluten-free baked goods with healthy and nutritious ingredients inspired Jennifer to found this East Village bakery, which is committed to the Celiac standard of using the most organic, pure, and non-GMO ingredients that she could find. After opening a new 13,000 square foot commercial bakery that is strictly allergy-free, there's no limit to the success of this ever-growing dessert powerhouse.
Brooklyn's finest allergy-free bakery abides by the oath of providing customers with dairy and gluten-free substitutes with an eclectic range of delectable flavors. Making gluten-free living an easy task comes naturally to this vegan and organic team of experienced Brooklyn bakers. Dessert options such as espresso cake, lemon lavender frosting, and gluten-free pie elevate this bakery to the next level of delicious delights.
Dedicated to delivering products that are as equally delicious and allergy-free, Erica Fair, founder of this Manhattan-dessert mecca, has been providing gluten-free locals with delectable baked goods since 2010. After having been recently diagnosed with a wheat allergy, Erica was on a quest to find enlightening and inspiring gluten-free recipes that replaced the scarce findings on the gluten-free shelves at the time. From cookies to brownies, Erica has covered everything in terms of baked deliciousness.