Dairy-free Bakery in OC
My birthday is coming up and unfortunately I cannot eat dairy (my baby is allergic to dairy protein), and I want my birthday cake! I haven't had much luck finding a bakery in the Irvine area (but I am willing to drive) that is willing to make a dairy-free cake for me. I've already tried Whole Foods (they have vegan cakes but they're tiny and expensive!) and the bakery at Gelsons. Is there a vegan bakery around here that I'm not aware of, or maybe a bakery that accommodates people with allergies? As a last resort I guess I can make myself a cake, but I'm not the best baker. :(
Thanks in advance!
Non-dairy cakes are pretty forgiving. Repost to the Home Cooking board if you need some suggestions.
Leda's Bakeshop in Sherman Oaks has amazing vegan items. I think they need advance notice for cakes, though.
Try Cream Pan in Tustin - they make dairy free bread, I think. Perhaps, they can make a cake that way, too. Their croissants are the bomb!
Thanks for the replies! I did some more research and found a kosher (pareve) bakery in Costa Mesa by the name of Sunflour Bakery. They make cakes and cupcakes so I'll probably stop by soon to sample their work. http://sunflourbakery.net/
Sunflour Natural Bakery
2950 Grace Ln, Costa Mesa, CA
Hi there. I am desperate for vegan cupcakes as well. I could make them but I'd rather have a professional make them so it will look nicer.
I went to the Sunflour site and asked them if they have samples or individual cup cakes for sale, so they only sell the 6-packs.
I was wondering if you ended up buying any of their cake or cupcake products, and what you thought of them.