Where to find decadent gluten-free cupcakes in Toronto

Just because you’re gluten-free doesn’t mean you need to feel deprived. You can have your cupcake and eat it too! Satisfy your sweet tooth with these bakeries scattered around the city. Each one offers specialized gluten-free cupcakes that are perfect for indulging any day of the week.

Bunner's Bake Shop

3054 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z7

Bunner’s unassuming storefront belies the delightful, sugary treasures within. Renowned as one of the best bakeries in Toronto, they cater to individuals with food sensitivities and allergies. Since 2011, owners Ashley Wittig and Kevin MacAllister have been baking vegan and gluten-free treats, including a selection of yummy cupcakes. They also design holiday-themed cupcakes, so you can enjoy a Santa-inspired or Easter bunny goodie when the season rolls around. They’re all free of gluten, dairy, eggs and soy.

The Cupcake Shoppe

2587 Yonge St, Main, Toronto, ON M4P 2J1

The Cupcake Shoppe is your go-to destination for delicious, mouth-watering cupcakes in Toronto. Cupcake lovers will rejoice in their wide selection of flavours, with names like Pretty in Pink, Cocoa Chanel and Lemon Drop. Baked daily, every cupcake is made from the finest, natural ingredients and is 100% nut-free. They offer delectable custom cupcakes, mini cupcakes, cake pops, and gluten-free cupcake options – all baked from scratch. Founded in 2003, the shop boasts as Toronto’s first cupcake-only bakery.

For The Love Of Cake

171 E Liberty St, Toronto, ON M6K 3P6

Located in the heart of Liberty Village, this tiny bakery makes delicious designer cakes, gourmet cupcakes and gluten-free products, all from scratch, daily. They’ll create a one-of-a-kind custom cake based on your unique vision or special theme. Tasty gluten-free cupcakes come in a variety of flavours, though special requests and larger quantities should be ordered ahead by phone. The bakery is closed on Sundays but offers seven-day delivery in the GTA and Niagara region.

Prairie Girl Bakery Ltd

150 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 2X9

Prairie Girl Bakery stays true to its down-home prairie roots, and bakes every treat from scratch, using traditional, wholesome ingredients. Owner and proud Saskatoon native Jean Blacklock left her former careers in law and banking to follow her passion for fresh baked goods. She opened Prairie Girl Bakery in April 2011. Now, the bakery boosts three locations including Yorkville. Her gluten-free options include six-packs of frozen, gluten-free mini-muffins of two kinds: red velvet minis with cream cheese frosting, and chocolate minis with strawberry icing.

Almond Butterfly

100 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6

Their name says it all. All their fresh-baked goods and treats are gluten-free, with some dairy-free, vegan and paleo-friendly. Stop by for breakfast or lunch and enjoy a handcrafted espresso, out-of-the-oven bagel, or grilled sandwich. Their mouth-watering cupcakes include delectable flavours, such as Vegan Double Chocolate, Vegan Chocolate Espresso, and Strawberry Milkshake, to name a few. Their Almond Butterfly cupcake is also dairy- and soy-free, and vegan. Visit their chic and cozy location in The Annex.

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