If your family or guests have dietary restrictions or strong convictions about food, check out these options for your holiday desserts. Yes, you can have your (gluten-free or vegan) cake and eat it too!
These gluten-free bakeries and vegan bakeries are locally owned small businesses that could use your support — we didn’t include any national chains on our list.
Sally’s Gluten-Free Bakery
This family-owned bakery specializes in breads, cakes, cupcakes, pies, and other desserts with many dairy-, egg-, and soy-free options.
There’s a special holiday menu here, and it includes both desserts and gluten-free cornbread style stuffing.
- Atlanta (2162 Briarcliff Rd near the intersection of LaVista)
- Sandy Springs (5920 Roswell Rd)
- Alpharetta (4390 Kimball Ridge Rd)
Hell Yeah Gluten Free
The motto here is Gluten free doesn’t have to suck! Hell Yeah is a 100% dedicated gluten free, 100% peanut free facility.
Holiday pies are $25 to $40.
Choose from gluten-free and vegan options — and order online for in-store pickup.
900 Dekalb Ave NE #500
Atlanta, GA 30307
It doesn’t get much better than Southern Sweets! This is the bakery behind many of the yummy desserts at your favorite restaurants.
The dessert menu includes a wide variety of gluten-free and vegan sweets to order in advance.
Note that Southern Sweets does prepare items that include gluten, dairy, and peanuts, while striving to prevent cross-contamination to other products.
186 Rio Circle
2BWhole Gluten-Free Bakery
This is a European-style organic bakery that specializes in both gluten-free and allergen-free desserts.
Choose from gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and vegan options.
The holiday menu includes pies, decorated cookies for Hannukah and Christmas, and more.
42 Milton Ave, Ste. B
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Choose from Apple Pie Crumble, Vegan Crunchy Pretzel Pie, and Pumpkin Pie. All are gluten and dairy free.
Karma Farm also offers Crazy Good Cornbread and customizable trays of baked goods.
Note that this info comes from a press release and doesn’t yet appear on the Karma Farm website. Contact the bakery for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
54 Pharr Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30305
Marilyn’s Gluten-Free Gourmet
This is your source for gluten-free fruit cake — the product is actually called It’s Not Fruit Cake.
Marilyn’s website describes this concoction as “a culinary wonder packed with Georgia pecans, sweet dates, plump raisins, cherries, and crunchy walnuts. Then, aged with brandy and sherry. No preservatives. No gluten. And no reason not to gift yourself with a bit of happiness.”
- boxed fruit cake for $20
- fruit cake in a gift tin for $33
Marilyn’s Gluten-Free Gourmet is located in Roswell, but it’s an online shopping experience.
Dulce Vegan Bakery & Cafe
Pick up an assortment of organic, vegan cupcakes for the holidays. According to the bakery website, all flavors (except Cookies N’ Creme) can be made gluten-free and soy-free. Note that this is not a completely gluten-free facility, but it is 100% peanut-free.
1994 Hosea L. Williams Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30317
Five Daughters Bakery
An assortment of vegan doughnuts in holiday flavors is available in December.
Five Daughters is located inside Ponce City Market on the food court level.
No Gluten, Inc.
Gluten-free bakery items include bread, cupcakes, cookies, sweet breads, cakes and pastries.
1355 Rock Mountain Blvd
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083