Have you been struggling to find allergy-friendly bakeries in your area? From nut-free tables in the cafeteria to bringing your own dessert to a birthday party, having a child with a food allergy can be stressful at school, parties and other festivities.

Thankfully, there are allergy-friendly bakeries dedicated to making desserts that have no contact with top food allergens to ensure a deliciously safe dessert for your kiddos. We’ve found a bunch of allergy-friendly bakeries in the New Jersey area, plus bakeries that ship nationwide.

allergy-friendly bakeries
D’Ercole Donuts

Butterflake
448 Cedar Ln., Teaneck
Free of: peanuts, tree nuts
Nationwide shipping (worldwide available upon request)

This kosher bakery won first place in Jewish Standard Readers’ Choice and while their pies and pastries are delish, Butterflake’s bread and challah take the cake! Moreover, all these treats are nut-free.

Cupcake Magician
54 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Free of: gluten

While the bakery has offerings with gluten, they have a substantial gluten-free menu as well. This small bakery in Red Bank offers some of the most creative treats in the area. Think Frozen and unicorn birthday cakes plus Halloween and pumpkin themed cupcakes sure to make your little ones smile.

D’Ercole Donuts
489 Tappan Rd., Northvale
Free of: peanuts, tree nuts

D’Ercole? More like D’Electable! This hidden Northvale gem offers donuts aplenty with strawberry cheesecake, cinnamon caramel and fruity pebbles among other delicious options. Don’t miss out on their devil’s food cake, seasonal apple cider, pumpkin glazed and pumpkin cheesecake donuts.

allergy-friendly bakeries
Gluten-Free Gloriously

Gluten-Free Gloriously
267 Main Ave., Stirling
Free of: gluten, dairy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts
Ships to continental US

This certified gluten-free facility offers an assortment of gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan pastries, as well as pizza. Some customer favorites include GF tiramisu and cannoli. Gluten-Free Gloriously specializes in custom allergen-free cakes, in a variety of fillings and accompaniments, that are perfect for any event or occasion.

GMK Cakes
125 Paris Ave., Northvale
Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, gluten, egg

GMK Cakes offers desserts for all special occasions. They create beautifully crafted custom cakes as well as cupcakes, pies, tarts and cake pops. GMK also offers birthday and special event packages which include decorations and invitations (plus food and dessert!).

Isaura Bakery
204 Diamond Bridge Ave., Hawthorne
Free of: gluten, tree nuts, peanuts

St. Patrick’s Day can be every day with Isaura Bakery’s year-round Irish Soda Bread. In addition, this bakery also offers passion fruit cheesecake and chocolate bundt cake. This is the only certified gluten-free bakery in Bergen and Passaic county.

Kizbee’s Kitchen
734 W White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City
Free of: gluten, dairy

This South Jersey dream offers gluten-free desserts, plus some vegan options. While their custom cakes and cookies are delicious, their homemade s’mores pop tarts are a real crowd pleaser. While you head down the shore to catch some rays, make sure to stop by Kizbee’s Kitchen for some Tres Leches and Death by Chocolate cupcakes!

allergy-friendly bakeries
The Little Daisy Bakeshop

The Little Daisy Bakeshop
622 Valley Rd., Montclair
Free of: tree nuts, peanuts
Ships to continental US

This Montclair bakery offers treats perfect to celebrate any occasion. The Little Daisy Bakeshop  creates cakes, customized cookies and cupcake bouquets for religious holidays and birthdays. Their in-store menu includes seasonal breads, such as lemon and pumpkin, as well as scones and whoopie pies.

Liv Nut Free
55 White Rd., Shrewsbury
Free of: peanuts, tree nuts
Nationwide shipping

Liv Nut Free specializes in desserts that are completely nut-free. Their biggest hit are children’s birthday cakes and cupcakes made for class parties. This bakery ships nationwide, and their cookies and brownies freeze very well for special snacks.

Mo’ Pweeze Bakery
32 Broadway, Denville
Free of: peanuts, dairy, eggs, soy, tree nuts
Ship to continential US

This Denville bakery was inspired by the family’s food allergies and their goal to make sweet treats that everyone can enjoy, including Zesty Zucchini Bread, Ooh La La Caramel Cupcakes and Yum Yum Jars (cupcakes that can be shipped). They sell brownie mix if you want to bake with their allergen-free flour blend. Though they offer shipping to the 48 continental states, Mo’ Pweeze delivers within 30 miles of their Denville store.

Liv Nut Free

Om Sweet Home
708 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park
Free of: gluten, wheat, dairy

Next time you’re in Cliffside Park, “Treat yourself to a little peace,” as Om Sweet Home’s logo suggests, with their plant-based and gluten-free pastries. The cinnamon sugar donuts and chocolate pretzel peanut butter cake balls are sure to put a smile on your face. In addition to all their treats being free of gluten, wheat and dairy this bakery makes their own non-dairy butter alternative. Om Sweet Home offers products for wholesale, corporate and private events.

Papa Ganache Vegan Bakery
106 Main St., Matawan
Free of: gluten, dairy, egg

This bakery is cupcakes galore! Seasonal treats like Salted caramel pretzel and s’mores cupcakes are favorites and their pumpkin cupcakes. Papa Ganache also serves slices of apple pie which pairs nicely with their vegan soft serve ice cream.

Plum Bakery
179 Glenridge Ave., Montclair
Free of: gluten

Plum Bakery is well-known for their freshly baked pies, cream puffs and apple cinnamon rolls. This shop also specializes in bread, bagels and donuts.

Sweet Avenue Bake Shop

Starseed Bakery
100 Hibernia Ave, Rockaway
Free of: gluten, dairy, soy

Starseed Bakery understands the difference using high-quality ingredients can make when baking; they even make their own organic coconut milk in place of dairy products. Their cranberry almond love bite cookies and paleo brownie truffles are a crowd fave. Starseed Bakery also makes beautiful novelty goods such as cactus succulent cupcakes and unicorn cakes.

Sweet Avenue Bake Shop
153 Park Ave., Rutherford
 Gluten-, dairy-, soy- and egg-free options

Try Sweet Avenue’s award winning vegan treats. Get into the fall spirit with their Pumpkin Spice cupcake made with vegan (no dairy or eggs) cream cheese frosting, cinnamon sugar and fall confetti sprinkles. Other desserts include gluten-free brownies, a gluten-free triple chocolate cookie sandwich and soy-free strawberry shortcake. They also offer vegan, gluten-free and soy-free cakes by order.

Mo’ Pweeze Bakery

The Sweet Spot Bake Shoppe
57 Main St., Chester
Free of: gluten, dairy, nut (certain items)

This bakery has gluten-free chocolate chip cookies and dairy-free chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting. At least one gluten-free flavor cupcake is available daily, but customers can call the day before if they’d like any specific flavors, with no minimum order required. The Sweet Spot Bake Shoppe recently paired up with Skips Candies offer nut-free treats, too.

Sweet T’s Bakeshop
14 Kings Ct., Haddonfield
Free of: gluten

From blueberry velvet cupcakes and neapolitan marble cake to s’mores individual pies—there’s plenty to indulge in.

Zadie’s Bakeshop
19-09 Fair Lawn Ave., Fair Lawn
Free of: nuts
Wholesale delivery

This kosher bakery offers many traditional pastries and bread, like black and white cookies and sweet rolls. However, they also boast a rocky road layer cake and baby chocolate babka. Their unique “old fashioned goodness,” is something you must try for yourself.

Out of state and online-only allergy-friendly bakeries

Baked Cravings
1673 Lexington Ave., NYC
Free of: tree nuts, peanuts, nuts
Nationwide shipping

Enjoy a taste of summer year round with a signature Strawberry Lemonade inspired cupcake! From traditional birthday cakes, cute cupcakes-in-a-jar and uniquely designed photo cookies, Baked Cravings can whip up just about anything.

The Donut Pub
203 W 14th St., NYC
Free of: peanuts, tree nuts
Nationwide shipping

America runs on buttery, flaky cronuts—and The Donut Pub knows it! This small coffee shop offers classic donuts like the chocolate dipper, a cake donut dipped in chocolate icing, along with a variety of other treats. Some of their most popular pastries are the s’mores cronut, French cruller and black and white cookies.

Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC
248 Broome St., NYC
Free of: gluten, soy, wheat, dairy, egg
Nationwide shipping

Erin McKenna’s Bakery is a small spot in NYC with a cute pink aesthetic. Customers love their Samoa donuts as well as the coffee crumb cake. Not only are these vegan treats scrumptious, but they’re picture perfect, too.

Everybody Eats
294 Third Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Free of: gluten, nuts, soy
Nationwide shipping

Everybody Eats’ father-son baking duo have created recipes yielding gluten- and nut-free breads and sweet treats. Customer favorites are cinnamon sticky buns and dairy-free banana bread.

The Happy Mixer Gluten Free Bakery
4275 County Line Rd., Chalfont, PA
Free of: gluten, dairy, soy
Nationwide shipping

The Happy Mixer Gluten Free Bakery is known for its freshly baked doughnuts, cakes, muffins and kiffles. Their dairy-free lemon pound cake loaf is just as mouth-watering as it sounds according to reviews, while their seasonal pumpkin pie is sure to please the masses at Thanksgiving. If you can’t make the drive to Pennsylvania, they also ship.

Happy Zoe Vegan Bakery
102 B Nassau Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Free of: gluten, dairy, eggs
Nationwide shipping

Happy Zoe Vegan Bakery uses high-quality vegan ingredients to ensure satisfaction for patrons and their health. This Brooklyn bakery ships their vegan cheesecakes, cookies, cakes and buns nationwide. Be sure to try their dairy-free vanilla raspberry cake and pumpkin bun rolls when visiting their location or ordering online.

Sweet Freedom Bakery
1424 South St., Philadelphia, PA
Free of: gluten, dairy, soy, corn, peanut
Nationwide shipping

As their name suggests, Sweet Freedom Bakery’s mission statement is to serve as a refuge for people who’ve been deprived of baked goods thanks to their food allergies. This nationally recognized bakery is known for its delectable cinnamon buns and thumbprint cookies. Even better? They’ll ship to you so you don’t have to trek to PA.

Sweet Megan Baking Co.
Free of: dairy, eggs, gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, soy

Nationwide shipping

Who hasn’t eaten raw cookie dough straight from the packaging? Now, you can really indulge without the possibility of getting salmonella. Sweet Megan Baking Company’s online store sells vegan and allergen-free edible cookie dough. Of course, if you’re patient, you can bake the dough before eating.

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