Have you ever walked by a bakery and the sweet aroma coming from it draws you inside? You then walk to the counter with your mouth salivating anticipating a tasty treat. However, you are brought back to earth by the answer of the dreaded question, “are there any gluten free options?” Yes, the question that has denied you many a treat has denied you again! However, there is hope as more and more gluten free bakeries are popping up everywhere. This is good news for those diagnosed with Celiac disease, or those with a gluten allergy. Relief has come!
Seattle is a truly beautiful city. You are surrounded by mountains and ocean, so what’s not to like? Besides that it has some pretty cool attractions such as the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Yes, Seattle is a pretty amazing place. Also really cool? There are more and more gluten free bakeries showing up all over the emerald city. Yes, gluten intolerant and Celiac people can have their cake and eat it too! Here are a few options below.
Gluten Free Bakeries in Seattle – Nuflours Bakery
Nuflours Bakery – Located on 518 15th Ave E, this bakery is certified gluten free and peanut free. It also offers vegan, egg free, dairy free, honey free, gelatin free, and paleo options. Everything the bakery produces is 100% free of gluten (of course), peanuts and rice. So if you or the kids have a peanut allergy, you’ll know it’s safe to shop here.
The bakery has many tasty treats such as Tiramisu, Eclairs, Cheesecake, Dark Chocolate Classic Brownies and Chocolate Chip Cookies. Their JUMBO muffins look incredible, and come in flavors such as Blueberry Yogurt muffins, and Pumpkin Pecan muffins. How good would THAT be with a delicious hot cup of coffee for breakfast?
Gluten Free Bakeries in Seattle – Niche Gluten Free Cafe & Bakery
Niche Gluten Free Cafe & Bakery – Located on 808 12 Ave, this is a dedicated gluten free bakery. It also has dairy free, vegetarian, paleo and vegan options on its menu. Some of the sweat treats you can have from their menu are Avocado Cucumber ‘ N Seeds Toast, Curry Salmon Bagel, Nutella Waffle, and The Niche Club Sandwich.
Niche is also a fine dining restaurant – all gluten free! So, you can dine on delicious food like sourdough bread (yay!) with a whipped herb spread, Parmesan and Cheddar doughnuts, and Oven Baked Herb crusted cod. Yes, we did get away from the main topic here, which is gluten free bakeries. But Niche’s cafe sounds so delightful that we had to mention that you can eat-in or take out for a proper gluten free meal at home. Thank you Niche!!
Gluten Free Seattle Bakery – Wildflour Gluten Free Baking Company
Wildflour Gluten-Free Baking Company – Located on 13600 20 St. in Bellevue just outside of Seattle, this is a dedicated gluten free and peanut free bakery. Most of the products are made without dairy. The bakery does not use soybeans or soy flour and there are vegan options. Some of the baked goods you can have are French Bread, Honey Quinoa Sandwich Loaf, Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, and Lemon Poppy Seed Cake.
Their TEA LOAVES really caught our attention. Slice these up for something special to drink with your favorite cup of tea or coffee. The flavors sound incredible: Banana Walnut, Lemon Poppyseed iced tea loaf (sort of a gluten free Starbucks lemon loaf replica, except with gorgeous poppyseed added); Double Chocolate Zucchini loaf. All at a very reasonable price of $10.50 per loaf.
Wildflour claims to be the most delicious bakery in Seattle, period, not just for a gluten free bakery! Yes! That is the confidence we love. They are open for limited in-person shopping right now. So, please always check ahead to see how COVID-19 restrictions or protocol may have changed.
Gluten sufferers no longer have to be sleepless in Seattle — frustrated over the lack of gluten free options. Fortunately, Seattle provides a wide variety of gluten free bakeries and the number is growing all the time. Finally, we can have tasty baked goods like everyone else! Let the good times roll!