All the Taste, None of the Gluten: Boulder's G-Free Bakeries

To some, Gluten-free may seem like a foreign concept, particularly when associated with baked goods. Others may feel that this dietary preference or restriction is merely a fad that will go out of style just as quickly as it came in. But Boulder begs to differ. This town of athletes, hippies, and foodies is hooked on Gluten-free items for a variety of reasons: overall health, fitness, and the fact that they just taste so darn good, believe it or not.

On our list you'll find the perfect spots to grab G-free cookies, cakes, pastries, and much more.

Topping out our list, Heavenly Flours is a local favorite known for turning our gluten-free treats without sacrificing any of the flavor. Here you'll find sweet delights like cupcakes, cakes, snicker doodles, and their delectable "Life By Chocolate" cookies and fudge. They also serve nutritious crackers and scones.

In the mood for the best pie of your life, try The Huckleberry. This quaint little local spot dishes out make-to-order gluten-free pies that will have you mouth watering. Need to order something unique for a birthday, anniversary, or reunion? Kim and Jake's Cakes is a family owned operation that makes exquisitely decorated gluten-free cakes for any occasion.

Follow our list and you'll need to up your workouts on your visit to Boulder, because these bakeries will gladly help you pack on the gluten-free pounds.



Just wait until you here the descriptions of some of It's All Good's cakes: Heavenly Carrot Cake Carrot cake with pineapple and pistachios. Vanilla spice buttercream filling, finished off with cream cheese buttercream. Frangelico...  Read More



This North Boulder bakery is a favorite amongst locals for its healthy food, brick-oven pizzas, and scrumptious pastries. Here you will find Scones in a variety of flavors, including English Currant, Blueberry, Peach, Cranberry Orange, Raspberry...  Read More



Indulge lives up to its name by serving up delicious gluten-free treats for any occasion, including birthdays, anniversaries, and wedding. Their tasty cookies include chocolate chip, brown sugar, and snickerdoodle flavors. Prefer muffins?...  Read More

Southside Walnut Cafe


This adorable diner is located on the outskirts of town and offers gluten-free waffles and pancakes. Southside Walnut Cafe also serves up delicious fruit dishes, piping hot oatmeal, traditional eggs and pancakes for breakfast, and much more. If...  Read More



In a town known for being a mile high, this bakery's Play on Words name is popular with college students and locals alike. Many of their cookies can be made gluten-free and they are particularly well-known for their yummy gluten-free cupcakes....  Read More



A bakery with sweet treats and an adorable name, the Lovin' Oven offers cookies in the following flavors: Chocolate Chip Walnut with Sea Salt, Oatmeal Raisin with Toasted Coconut, Peanut Butter with Chocolate Drizzle. Yummy cupcakes are also...  Read More



Known for its delicious pies, cookies, and Ding-Dongs, many of the Huckleberry's items can be made gluten free including their famous Huckleberry pies. If you're stopping in for brunch or dinner, you can also count on several gluten-free options...  Read More



Flourless chocolate torte, macaroos, tea bread, pumpkin bread, cupcakes and cakes-Oh my! Spruce Confections is one of Boulder's very favorite bakeries and is known for serving up delicious, gluten-free options. Try some of these scrumptious...  Read More



Walking into Piece, Love, Chocolate you'll feel like Hazel and Gretel would have just stumbled upon the fabled candy house. Only, in this house, chocolate reigns supreme. Think you can't have delicious chocolatey treats without the gluten? Think...  Read More



Known for their exquisite cakes, Heavenly Flour turns out chocolate, carrot, hazelnut, maple, lemon, German Chocolate, Coconut Sugar, honey or agave creations in a fabulously gluten-free fashion. A yellow cake base made with almond flour serves...  Read More


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