The best gluten-free bakeries in Vancouver are sensitive to those who suffer from celiac disease. While traditional baking tends to rely on gluten to add elasticity to dough, gluten-free baking embraces alternatives, such as almond, corn, and rice flour with fabulous results.
Local expert Natasha John has put together a Gluten-Free Guide to Vancouver’s Best Baked Goods and three Kits bakeries made the cut.
Whether you’re looking for a light meal or snack, these gluten free bakeries and cafes in Kitsilano will curb your appetite.
2280 West Broadway | 604-734-8351 | www.edibleflours.ca
Edible Flours is where you will find dairy and egg free goods, with gluten free, wheat free, soy free and sugar free options as well. Edible Flours is passionate about using natural ingredients and you won’t find chemical laden sweet treats under this roof. The goods contain no trans-fats, hydrogenated oil, preservatives or unnatural food colorings. White sugar is replaced with maple syrup and evaporated cane juice. They make chocolate chip cookies, loafs, scones, cakes, muffins, breads and more, Edible Flours will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Panne Rizo Gluten Free Cafe & Bakery
1939 Cornwall Avenue | 604-736-0885 | www.pannerizo.com
Panne Rizo Gluten Free Cafe & Bakery has been a staple amongst celiacs and gluten free intolerant bellies for quite some time now. As one of the first bakeries to specialize in gluten free goods, Panne Rizo has built a reputation on flavor and variety. This quaint cafe invites you to sit in and enjoy a treat or take home to savor later. Choose from muffins, cookies, cakes, freshly baked bread and a host of gluten free products at Panne Rizo. Everything in the cafe is completely gluten free and there’s also a large selection of dairy free items.
3605 West 4th Avenue | 604-733-8308 | www.organiccafe.ca
Known for their pies and organic food, Aphrodite’s has a strong following amongst Vancouverites that enjoy quality food, made with a lot of love and care. With a heavy focus on vegetarian options, there are a few meat options that are all locally sourced from organic farms. The charming atmosphere is usually filled with local families and happy diners that frequent Aphrodite’s to nosh their home cooked food. While you’re at Aphrodite’s, you shouldn’t miss out on their famous pies. These homemade slices of goodness are filled with only the best fresh fruit. You won’t find any fillers or additives in these pies.
Check out all 10 stops on Natasha’s Gluten-Free Guide to Vancouver’s Best Baked Goods here.
Last modified: February 19, 2017