The Gluten Escape Bakery Menu

The Gluten Escape Menu

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Gluten Free

All products are gluten and peanut free, all the time.

Dairy Free

We bring flavorful and well crafted gluten-free and dairy-free food to our community.

Soy Protein Free

Soy is a healthy protein alternative for some people, but soy protein allergies are VERY common allergy in the United States. Click to read more on our FAQ’s.

Our Specials and Flavors of the Day

4 weeks ago

Gluten Escape Bakery

Spring is in the air and Easter is almost here! Tasty treats just for you 😊 See you soon!
*Limited supply, call to place an order!
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1 month ago

Gluten Escape Bakery

Good morning!☀️ Did you know we bake our breakfast treats fresh, everyday? Bagels, Muffins, Scones, Cinnamon Rolls, and Donuts! Yum 😊
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Happy St Patrick's Day! 🍀
LIMITED holiday specialty treats. Bailey's Irish Cream filled and Green Velvet cupcakes, along with our Chocolate and Vanilla shamrock sprinkled cupcakes. Come get some goodys before the Leprechauns do🍀🌈 😉
(Irish Soda Bread available, too!)
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July 4 Schedule Closings and Pineapple Upside Down Cake Extravaganza

Holiday Schedule: July 4, 2017. Greetings! Happy late June.  We are galloping towards July! We are generally closed the entire week following July 4th to allow us to breathe before we race through the holidays.  (This year the Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday, which makes our schedule wonky.) We will be in full production through Saturday, the 1st when we will close at 5 p.m. We will be closed for July 2, 3, 4, and 5. PLEASE order early. 303-694-9999. Our new line of take-and bake-items allow you more options for fresh baked GF goodies. (Our new take-and-bake dinner rolls can be lifted out individually and will make slider/burger buns. I’ve cooked a GF pie in a campfire pit!) We will reopen Thursday, July 6 at 7 a.m. for the annual pineapple upside down cake extravaganza, July 6-8!  WOOHOO. Here’s how. Preorder your pineapple upside down cake(s) by 6 p.m. June 27, pay only $8.99 (regular $12.99) and pick up your cake July 6, 7, or 8. Take care, Kathy and The GE Team   Please send us your photos of those campgrounds, gatherings, and BBQ’s where you’ve used our products… best photo wins a $25 gift certificate... read more

June, so soon? What’s up at The Gluten Escape? Hours for July 4th…

Greetings! Ahhh, June.   Weddings, Father’s Day, Denver’s Greek Festival…Yup, grilling season is OPEN. Father’s Day?? Please place your orders early for fun treats with Dad! Our number is 303-694-9999. If you want to go ‘out’ with Dad, check out the annual Greek Festival in Denver, June 16-18. We’ll be there with gf Kourambiedes, a Greek wedding cookie with almonds. Or fire up the BBQ Grill… Our dog/burger buns are formulated to be split and toasted on the grill alongside everyone else’s.  You can have the whole experience of da’ grill! Hot in the kitchen? Try grilling a pizza on our pre-shaped crusts… we make a 12” crust and carry a dynamite dairy free cheese… I grill mine on a barbecue setting.  Wedding Season is upon us?? Yes, we make wedding and cutting cakes but we need to know EARLY. 303-694-9999 If you are catering an event we’ve got exciting news: Epicurean and Tony’s Catering Companies use our products and their Executive Chefs understand gluten free options.  Our take-and-bake products are selling fast.  We love the new baking pans which can freeze, microwave and bake. Newest addition? Frozen cookie dough! It’s next to the take and bake cinnamon rolls, muffins, pies, dinner rolls and monkey bread. Thank you for the ideas, and keep them coming! Baking Tip for this month: baking at dry altitude… I was recently in Albuquerque (the ‘original’ mile high city, WHAT???) and was surprised to find so many questions about baking cookies at altitude and in a dry climate. So, for all our fans, here’s a tip for cookies: make your cookies with the dough chilled.... read more

April : It’s ‘sampling season’ (YAY!), bonus buying, and new baking tip

April News… What’s new at The Gluten Escape? It’s April.  Here’s what we’ve got going on.  Theme for the month: IT’S SAMPLE SEASON. The Rockies home opener is April 7.   We are working on soft pretzel bites for the opener! Our goal is to have them April 7 for you. BUT we need your feedback.  Watch Instagram and Facebook for sampling days. Small details: Do you want mustard with them? Do you want them all summer to take-and-bake at home? Or pre-baked to pick up before going downtown for the game? ANNOUNCING Our new Bonus Buys!  Look for the green signs ($$) in store. BONUS Breakfast Bundle (2 cinnamon rolls, 2 scones, 2 muffins all boxed and ready to go) for only $19.99! BONUS: We are sampling our new savory scones on Tuesday and Thursdays until they are gone. BONUS The price of our sandwich loaves has decreased. Two are now 2/$16. WOOHOO. BONUS Two frozen dough balls for $9.99! BONUS Pizza dinner fixin’s for the whole group? $19.99!! Includes:  2 Dough Balls, pizza sauce, and dairy-free mozzarella cheese, enough for 2 pizzas. And Dessert? BONUS: Your choice: bundle any 4 brownies or bars for $15.29 Have you tried our reformulated chocolate chunk cookie? What are you waiting for???? BONUS: 4 cookies for $9.99. Cupcakes for now and later? New BONUS PRICING:  6/$19.99 or 12/$37.99 Easter: Monkey Bread, yay! If you missed these over the winter holidays, try one now. They are a take-and-bake cinnamon pull apart bread which serves 6-8 (or 4 in my house). Your home will smell like an old-time bakery. Dinner rolls. ANOTHER reformulated product.... read more

Cake Ordering  7-Peanut-Free

We have 30 varieties of cakes. Purchase our ‘on-hand’ cakes at the bakery. Call or visit to make a specialty cake orders. (Egg Free Options)

Please give us a 48 hours notice on orders.

6 in. Layer

Single or Double
  • 6″ Single Layer +or 6″ Double Specialty Layer +Many Cake and Frosting Flavors +Cake Fillings Available -Rush Available on 8″ only +Decorating/Writing Extra +Frosting Natural Color Dye Extra
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10 in. Layer

serves 16
  • 10″ Single Layer +or 10″ Double Specialty Layer +Many Cake and Frosting Flavors +Cake Fillings Available +Sheet Cake Sizes -Rush Available on 8″ only +Decorating/Writing Extra +Frosting Natural Color Dye Extra
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Wedding / Larger Cakes

  • Many Cake and Frosting Flavors +Cake Fillings Available +Sheet Cake Sizes +Single Layer +Double Layer +Multiple Tiers -Rush Available on 8″ only +Decorating/Writing Extra +Frosting Natural Color Dye Extra
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What Our Customers Are Saying

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“Chocolate lovers delight. We had a gluten free, sugar free chocolate cake with chocolate frosting that was AWSOME. Can’t wait to try some more. I have recently discovered I am gluten intolerant, after years of being yeast intolerant. So it’s great to have a treat that tastes wonderful and guilt free. Thanks!” Louise Wamsley

happy customer

“I just discovered The Gluten Escape last week. I could not believe the variety and how delicious everything was. I have tried several types of cookies and cupcakes and everything has been tasty. After two months of frustration since going gluten free and not being able to find tasty gluten free treats, I am very happy to have found The Gluten Escape!” Brooke

delighted customer

“My family has a LONG list of food allergies! We were thrilled to walk into Gluten Escape and find SO many choices! Kathy and her staff are amazing, they truly care about people. Everytime we visit we try new things and have yet to be disappointed. Our most recent “new” item: breadsticks!! WOW!! Two thumbs up from every member of our family. Thank you Kathy!!” Julie

repeat customer

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 Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits to eating Gluten Free?
A gluten free diet is a medically prescribed treatment for gluten intolerances diseases such as celiac disease (CD) and dermatatis herpetiformis (DH). Celiac disease is considered to be the most under-diagnosed common disease today, potentially affecting 1 in every 133 people in the USA. It is a chronic, inherited disease, and if untreated can potentially lead to malnutrition, gastrointestinal symptoms, weight loss, and has been linked to osteoporosis, anemia, type 1 diabetes, and autoimmune thyroid disease. For more information about the recently published multi-center prevalence study of celiac disease visit, Many people are on a gluten free diet simply because it is a healthier alternative. A gluten free diet can alleviate many chronic intestinal complaints and boost energy. Many believe that the gluten-free diet might help in the treatment of autism and a host of other disorders, including schizophrenia, chronic fatigue, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit disorder, migraines and even fertility problems. There have not been clinical trials of adequate size to date to provide clear evidence that this diet offers treatment or not. But after hearing many  stories, I think that the diet benefits a subgroup of people. In the absence of formal medical evidence, many people rely on anecdotal reports of improved health and  personal observation after reducing and removing gluten, soy, sugar, animal products and dairy from their diet.
Why are you also soy protein free? Isn't soy a healthy alternative?
Yes, soy is a healthy protein alternative for some people, but soy protein allergies are  VERY common allergy in the United States today, and soy is genetically engineered which concerns us.  Soy is used as a filler and emollient in all sorts of products. We’ve found soy in shampoo (and reacted!) for goodness sake… Soy naturally contains estrogen hormones. If you don’t want or need anymore hormones, avoid or limit your soy intake. We’ve also chosen to eliminate soy from our ingredient list because our kids are maturing more and more rapidly, and for us if there’s a chance to help slow this down even a wee bit, we’re all for it! We applaud those of you who enjoy soy and hope that you won’t hold it against those of us who don’t partake. Soy is a hidden ingredient additive, used similarly to gluten.  For those of us who have bad things happen with soy, finding products without soy is a challenge that we’ve found exhausting. So the bakery is soy free for our own peace of mind.  The biggest challenge in this quest is to find an emulsifier to replace soy lecithin. But we accept that challenge and will charge forth. Will we EVER use soy? Well, never say never, we do use soy lecithin, an emulsifier, which contains no proteins. Any other soy containing ingredients we use would only be by deliberate decision, after considerable study and reflection.  We might consider using tofu for protein in some products… if loads of customers requested it.  Even then, we would still not use soy as a filler, in any hidden ingredients, or as an additive.
What do you do to prevent cross-contamination?
At The Gluten Escape, gluten containing ingredients never deliberately enter the doors. Soy proteins are not in our products, even in oils. For those of you who have cross-contamination concerns, we know nuts are the worst. We understand the scary consequences of nut allergies. We have NO peanuts in our bakery, The Gluten Escape. To protect against nut concerns we take four deliberate actions: we batch bake all products, we clean between batches and products, we store nut ingredients separately, and we make all nut-containing batter and dough on Wednesdays. Lastly, we’ve invested in a technology for packaging our nut-containing products which completely seals the products.  Some folks think we go overboard, but we’re not sure they understand the risks as well as we do. Some of our suppliers do process their products in facilities that also process nuts and seeds. We try not to use them, but in some instances we have to. We know those patrons who live in the allergen world will understand this limitation.
What kind of sweeteners do you use?
For most of our baked goods, we use unrefined natural sugars. We also use agave syrup. Agave is an all natural, low glycemic sweetener derived from a cactus for most of our baked goods. It is commonly safe for type II diabetes with non-insulin dependency. We have a few products which contain raw sugar product. If you ever have a question about sugar, please ask.
Are you nut free?
We are peanut free, but we are not nut free. We do make products without nuts, but we cannot refer to ourselves as a “nut free” facility. (Especially if you knew our fun-loving team!) But we ourselves understand allergies and we  have production and packaging protocols for addressing cross-contamination concerns (see above). Select products contain almonds, pistachios and walnuts or pecans. We do not use peanuts.  Coconut and its oil have recently been declared by the FDA as a tree nuts although the plant is a member of the palm family. We do use coconut in select products. In our experience most people with nut allergies report that they enjoy coconut.  If we’ve included nuts in a product but you’d like a nut free version, contact us and we’ll try to give it a whirl!
What if I am allergic to dairy?
Well, you’ve come to the right place! We do NOT use dairy ingredients.  People who like dairy can find it many other places. We know that people who don’t enjoy dairy and lactose have challenges finding dairy free choices.

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