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Baltimore bakeries offer those with celiac disease some tasty holiday dessert options

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 (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

410-372-0238; bonjourbakerycafe.com

Cake Cake Bakery

Pies available at Roots Market, 5805 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville

301-980-6800; cakecakebakery.com

Freedom Bakery

568 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park

410-975-0261; thefreedombakery.com

Oooh So Sweet

1015 Cathedral Street, Baltimore

443-759-8670; ooohsosweet.com

Sweet 27 Café

123 W. 27th St., Baltimore

410-464-7211; sweet27.com

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