Gluten free bakeries in Ottawa, is it possible? Not always. There was a time where gluten intolerant and celiac people could not have a sweat treat or a pastry like everyone else. Instead they had to settle for bland, tasteless snacks like rice cakes and the such. How horrible! However,there is hope! Yes, today Ottawa has gluten free bakeries and now there are options galore. Finally, the gluten intolerant and celiac can have treats like the rest do. Yeah! Here are a few places that you might want to visit.
Please always call ahead to make sure the bakeries are able to have in-store customers. You can also check with each individual bakery to see if they do deliveries or curbside pickup, if those are your preferred methods of shopping right now during COVID.
Gluten Free Bakeries in Ottawa
Voila Gluten Free Bakeree Kanata – Located on Carling Ave. #2 in Kanata, this gluten free bakery is also nut and tree nut free. It caters to people who have Celiac disease and other intolerances such as lactose, dairy, corn and yeast. The bakery has a wide assortment of breads, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, muffins and so on. It also has savory dishes such as pizza, pasta, and soups. Nice! Also was voted the #1 gluten free bakery for the Ottawa area for 2021, so you know you’ll be thrilled with these baked goodies.
Some products that caught our eyes:
- Gluten free AND Vegan Eggless multigrain bread
- Gluten free Pumpernickel bread
- Gluten free AND Vegan Chocolate cake
- Gluten free Coconut Lime Cake
- Gluten free Maple Cake
- Gluten free Caramel Cupcakes
- Gluten free Butter tarts
- Gluten free sugar cookies
Strawberry Blonde Bakery – Located on 114B Grangie Ave. in Ottawa, this bakery is gluten free, vegan and nut free, so it caters to all sorts of dietary needs and restrictions. It has breakfast items such as scones, muffins and bagels. It also has a variety of squares, bars, cakes, cupcakes cookies, pies, and tarts. The bakery also has some savory items on its menu. Wonderful!
Some items that caught our eyes:
- Gluten free bagels (they look SOOO good you guys)
- Gluten free Boston Cream doughnuts
- Gluten free cinnamon buns with or without icing on top
- Gluten free doughnuts and doughnut holes
- Gluten free pie dough (take and bake at home – an easy way to tackle delicious homemade pies yourself)
- Gluten free pizza buns
- Gluten free cherry nanaimo bars
- Gluten free lemon squares
Pete’s Gluten Free – Located on 5390 Canotek Road unit 20, this factory outlet produces baked goods for a variety of retailers in the Ottawa area. The factory outlet is open on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm. The products are produced in a dedicated gluten free, nut free and peanut free facility. They use a flour in which they have developed which uses a combination of sorghum, millet, arrow root, brown rice and tapioca. They sell a wide selection of baked items such as scones, breads, burger buns, tarts, brownies, cakes, pies, cookies and muffins. Nice!
Hooray for gluten intolerant and celiac people in Ottawa! You can now have a sweet treat, or a delicious pastry with no hassle and no fuss. Yes you can have a night out without the worry of what you’ll have for dessert. Yes, finally gluten intolerant and celiac people in Ottawa can not have their cake and eat it too. Enjoy!