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Gluten free cake?

rebeccact Jan 14, 2013 11:18 AM


I am hoping to buy a delicious gluten free cake for a friend's baby shower. It would be great if the place could decorate it, but that is not a must. I am in the Cambridge/Somerville area, but anywhere in the greater Boston area would work.


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    rebeccact Jan 16, 2013 04:53 AM

    Thanks, all, for the great suggestions!! I had no idea there were so many options. I will check them all out.

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      Edokko Jan 15, 2013 03:59 PM

      Our neighbor here in Arlington, Vita, does a great job with Celia Cakes.


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        jpepin Jan 15, 2013 11:22 AM

        I haven't seen her for a while, but there was a woman at the SOWA market who made amazing vegan and gluten free desserts. The name of her company was Baked By Trizmo. Her stuff was delicious.

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          mvi Jan 15, 2013 10:09 AM

          The pastry chef at Veggie Galaxy can make them. Her pastries are all vegan, as well.

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            garfieldpl Jan 15, 2013 08:58 AM

            Try Violette Bakery. Very nice people and excellent baked goods. They are at the Somerville Winter Farmers Market.


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            1. re: garfieldpl
              mvi Jan 16, 2013 08:06 AM

              I have been hearing great things about this bakery. I will check it out on Saturday at the Somerville Market. Thanks!

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              l0b0SKI Jan 15, 2013 04:42 AM

              We just noticed a new bakery on Mass Ave in Arlington the other day called Something Sweet Without Wheat at 169 Mass. Ave. Have not had a chance to try it but as we also need a gf treat for a baby shower we may visit soon.

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                macca Jan 15, 2013 06:12 AM

                My neice is a celiac, and loves this place. She goes to the location in Woburn- not sure if they are realted to the ARlington store. have tried some of their coffee cakes and they are good.

                1. re: macca
                  hungrybruno Jan 16, 2013 08:09 AM

                  Yep, same people! They just opened the Arlington location a month or so ago.

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                    macca Jan 16, 2013 08:46 AM

                    Nice people- they usually set up a booth at the Melrose FArmers Market in the summer. And lots of local places sell their pastries.

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                teezeetoo Jan 14, 2013 12:29 PM

                try glutenus minimus bakery in belmont

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