Sticking to a gluten-free diet while travelling can be quite a challenge. Trying to resist the temptation to devour mouth-watering pastries and cakes can be even more difficult. Fortunately, in Edmonton, Canada, there are plenty of gluten-free options in restaurants, cafes, and even bakeries, with many of them coming along with dairy-free and vegan options. Visitors will have the chance to sit back and savour a healthy cupcake for breakfast before visiting one of Edmonton’s famed festivals or traversing through its river valley park. Below are 10 gluten-free bakeries in Edmonton, you must visit when you make a trip to Canada.
1. Celebrate gluten free
Vanilla Cupcake w/cream filling and chocolate ganache drizzle! Today, while supplies last!Posted by Celebrate, gluten free on Saturday, 12 January 2019
Celebrate gluten free bakery prides itself as being a completely gluten-free bakery and cafe serving only gluten-free artisan cakes and other baked goods. If you are not staying close to its main bakery on Stony Plain Road, you can also head down to one of its six partner shops, Transcend Coffee and Roastery, Remedy Cafe, The Daily Grind Cafe, Mandolin Book & Coffee Co., High Level Diner or Good Stock Restaurant, for a taste of baked goodness. Customised celebration cakes with a wide range of filling and frosting flavour options are available for special events, and their cafe also serves up coffee and sandwiches you can eat along with the pastries.
Celebrate gluten free
Address: 15213 Stony Plain Rd, Edmonton, AB T5P 3Y4, Canada
Website: Celebrate Gluten Free Bakery
Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 9 am - 5.30 pm; Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday and Monday closed
Average price for two people: Under CAD 10 (7.51 USD)
2. Kinnikinnick Fresh
Christmas Yule Log - free from gluten, dairy, nuts, peanuts, nuts. A treat on any table. $15.50. Available in store now. #glutenfree #freefrom #BestThingsInLife #celiac #glutenfreeChristmasPosted by Kinnikinnick Fresh on Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Kinnikinnick Fresh operates an entirely gluten-free bakery storefront with over 200 gluten-free items for sale. The bakery sells an assortment of convenient entrées, a selection of pasta and rice, and a large condiment section for all your seasoning and flavouring needs. Besides full meals, Kinnikinnick Fresh also sells many delectable creations made fresh daily in their bakery, including tarts, pies, cakes, jelly rolls, a variety of gourmet fresh muffins, and much more. They also have seasonal items for holidays, such as homemade Belgian chocolates during the Christmas season. Kinnikinnick Fresh is also allergy-friendly and allows customers who buy their customised cakes to call in and specify dietary preferences.
Address: 10940-120 Street, Edmonton, Ab T5h 3P7, Canada
Website: Kinnikinnick Fresh
Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm; Saturday 9.30 am - 5 pm, Sunday and Monday closed
Average price for two people: CAD 31 - 60 (USD 24 -45)
Happy Hanukkah to those that celebrate. Our order of sufganiyot (jelly donuts) from RioVida is ready to be eaten tonight. Although a couple are missing already.Posted by Gluten Free Edmonton on Sunday, 6 December 2015
Located in the West Point Strip Mall, RioVida gluten-free Bakery is a completely gluten-free bakery specialising in working with ancient grains like quinoa and chia seeds adding nutrition to the products we handcraft for you. By request, all their products can be egg, dairy, sugar and nut free, and substitutes for these ingredients include healthy options such as sugar cane, local honey, agave and natural fruit juice.
Address: 17515 – 100 Ave Edmonton
Opening hours: Tuesday - Thursday 12 pm - 5 pm; Friday 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday 11 am - 4 pm; Monday closed
Average price for two people: Under CAD 10 (7.51 USD)
4. Buns & Roses Organic Wholegrain Bakery
Buns & Roses Organic Wholegrain Bakery LTD sells a wide range of gluten free bakes to satisfy your cravings, from millet and cranberry cookies to biscotti. Widely patronised by both locals and tourists alike, the bakery cum cafe is a family-owned business with friendly service and a warm atmosphere.
Buns & Roses Organic Wholegrain Bakery
Address: 6519 111 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6H4R5
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 9.30 am - 5.30 pm; Sunday closed
5. Flirt Cupcakes
Opened on Valentine’s Day in 2009, Flirt cupcakes is owned by Michelle LeMoignan and Brianna Vallet (certified pastry chef), two proud born-and-raised Edmontonians who serve their customers from the heart of Old Strathcona. Flirt Cupcakes is popular in Edmonton not just for their cupcakes, but also for their custom cakes for all occasions, from birthdays to weddings to baby showers, gender-reveal parties and all kinds of corporate and special events. Flirt has catered for major events and companies such as the Edmonton Oilers, Sonic Boom, the Country Music Awards, and many others. They are open to any requests for gluten-free or vegan cakes and have gone completely egg-free with all their recipes.
Address: 10158 82nd Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6E 1Z4
Website: Flirt Cupcakes
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 11 am - 6 pm; Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm
Average price for two people: CAD 10 (7.51 USD) onwards
6. Breadland Organic Whole Grain Bakery
Breadland Organic Bakery whole grain bakery was started in 2007 by two European bakers Agnes and Csaba Nemeth, who have over 30 years of baking experience. They are the co-creators of the Royal Hungarian Baking Guild, a group that thrives to bake traditional European bread using traditional centuries-old methods. Breadland Organic Bakery sells over 40 different baked goods, all prepared from organic and natural ingredients. Popular items on the menu are their sprouted bread, Ezekiel bread and their Italian Ciabatta. They also sell muffins, cookies and pastries, with a selection of the above items being gluten-free.
Breadland Organic Whole Grain Bakery
Address: 11642 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5K 2T7
Website: Breadland Organic Whole Grain Bakery
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 6 pm; Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday closed
7. Fuss Cupcakes
Fuss Cupcakes is a cupcake speciality store focused on using premium ingredients to create healthy, artisan cupcakes. They sourced Cocoa from Belgium, Vanilla from Madagascar, and all natural flavourings and pure fruit extracts from Italy. Fuss Cupcakes has three outlets around Edmonton, at the West End, Namao Centre and Terwillegar.
Address: 17298 Stony Plain Rd NW, Edmonton, Alberta
Website: Fuss Cupcakes (http://fusscupcakes.com/)
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 7 pm; Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm
8. Crave Cupcakes
Crave Cupcakes opened its first outlet in Kensington in 2004 with the owners’ Grandmother’s chocolate cake recipe and their Mother’s secret to irresistible buttercream icing. Today Crave has grown to six bakeries and a team of 100 amazing people. Prices of pastries are extremely affordable, for instance, with a cupcake going for just USD 2. All cupcakes and custom cakes can be made gluten free upon request.
Address: 7929 104th Street Edmonton, AB T6E 4C9
Website: Crave Cupcakes
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 10 am - 7 pm; Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
9. The Art of Cake
Baby Shower Cake we created to welcome Bea Elizabeth. These adorable 6” cakes are a nice centre piece for your table....Posted by The Art of Cake on Tuesday, 5 February 2019
The Art of Cake is a bakery and restaurant dedicated to making custom artisan cakes and creating a fun and relaxed atmosphere for family and friends to enjoy them. The Art of Cake cafe serves coffee, tea, wine and other brews, which can be enjoyed with their cupcakes and larger bakes. When pre-ordering cakes, they can be requested to be gluten-free. They also have cake-decorating classes, where students will get to learn from experienced bakers and make new friends along the way.
The Art of Cake
Address: 11811 105 AVE Edmonton, Alberta T5H0L9
Website: The Art of Cake
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday and Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Friday 10 am - 9 pm; Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Gluten-free bakeries around Edmonton, Canada might be more accessible and commonplace than you would have thought. Make sure to check out these delicious cakes and bakes around town when you drop by Edmonton for a holiday!
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