Where to buy Gluten Free Treats in Brisbane

gluten free treats in Brisbane

Places to go and what to know for gluten-free living in Brisbane

Part 3: A cheeky treat –

Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up. A chance to call time out from all the stress and the running around. A moment where we can truly indulge in something delicious and maybe just a little bit naughty. But if you’re living gluten-free, then it’s hard not to feel like your options are limited. Fear not! In Part 3 of our special on gluten-free living, we take a look at where in Brisbane you can find that special gluten-free something, a cheeky treat to help you get through the week.

gluten free treats in Brisbane

Marché du Macaron

Marché du Macaron was Brisbane’s first retailer specialising exclusively in delicious, hand-made (and gluten-free!) macarons. With weekly limited-edition flavours and a core range of solid favourites (the musk is a must-try!), Marché du Macaron creates their famous treats daily on-premises. Since opening their doors, their menu has been extended to other sweet treats, including brownies, baked cheesecakes and more; as well as savoury gluten-free options such as french toast and bread and butter pudding savoury muffins with sun-dried tomatoes. Previously take-away only, in October 2015 Marché du Macaron also opened an outdoor dining area in their Gordon Park cafe, and in 2017 opened a dine-in cafe in Ashgrove. Marché du Macaron is located at 97 Thistle Street, Gordon Park and 54 Frasers Road, Ashgrove. www.marchedumacaron.com.au

Heavenly Biscuits and Treats_3

Heavenly Biscuits and Treats

Heavenly Biscuits and Treats is owned by Delia Ambroselli-Domanti, a mother of two.  Located in Clayfield, Brisbane, Heavenly Biscuits and Treats is a Five Star Eat Safe registered kitchen.  Delia offers a variety of sweet treats for children and people of all ages. Heavenly Biscuits and Treats provides a delicious range of gluten-free cupcakes, cakes, brownies, slices and biscuits. Delia’s clients are amazed at how beautiful her treats taste and often comment on the fact that they would never know that they are gluten or egg-free. www.heavenlybiscuitsandtreats.com.au

Nodo Donuts

Why should you miss out on the current Brisbane doughnut obsession just because you are eating gluten-free? www.nodo.com.au

nodo donuts

The Cupcake Parlour 

With stores in West End and Bulimba, The Cupcake Parlour boasts a vast range of gluten-free cupcakes, including classics like vanilla and chocolate, as well as sublime sounding flavours like ginger and pear and sticky date. They sell like hotcakes though, so avoid disappointment and pre-orders yours – if you can decide which one! www.thecupcakeparlour.com.au

the cupcake parlour brisbane

Rainforest Fresh Bakery 

With a coeliac diagnosis in the family, Rainforest Fresh Bakery in Everton Hills has a vested interest in making the tastiest gluten-free baked goods around. They even make gluten-free birthday cakes, just call and tell them what you want – too easy! www.rainforestfreshbakery.com.au

rainforest fresh bakery 

Chocolateria San Churro 

If liquid chocolate gets you going, then head to Chocolateria San Churro at Southbank, Garden City or the CBD. Make the summer last with gluten-free milkshake flavours like Raspberry Ripe or Dolce de Leche, or warm up in winter with their in-house Couverture Hot Chocolates. www.sanchurro.com 


Gluten Off

What do you call a gluten-free donut? A Gonut! That’s what Gluten Off have christened their lovely little creations of mouthwatering gluten-free yumminess. Get yourself to the Eat Street Markets on Hamilton Wharf and grab yourself a pack, or five! www.facebook.com/glutenoffsolutions

gluten off 

Da Burger 

With gluten-free buns available at no extra charge, DA’Burger in New Farm is the place to go if you’re hankering for a big beefy burger with the lot. Or maybe try something a little less obvious: the “Sunday Roast” burger features flame-grilled lamb, while “Garden Bliss” is a strictly vegetarian affair. www.daburger.com.au

da burger 

Flour and Chocolate 

Despite the name, this cute little patisserie in Morningside serves up a range of flourless cakes made from certified gluten-free ingredients, making it a must-try spot for a cheeky treat or take-home dessert. www.flourandchocolate.com.au

flour and chocolate 

Holistic Mamma

Gluten-free treats + beauty salon: is there any better combination? Holistic Mamma doesn’t think so and neither do we. With gluten-free cupcakes, donuts, milkshakes and smoothies served alongside organic facials and skincare; this is the place for some serious indulgence. www.holisticmamma.com/index.html

holistic mama

Whisky Business

High tea macarons are naturally gluten-free, as they typically contain only sugar, egg whites and ground almonds, plus butter or cream and sugar for the ganache filling. But with all the additives used in commercial cooking these days, it pays to be doubly sure. You can get gluten-free macarons made to order at Whiskey Business in Capalaba, which also doubles as a popular gluten-free-friendly café. www.facebook.com/MacaronsByKylie

whisky business 

Melinda’s Gluten-Free Goodies 

Why not bake yourself a tasty treat? Word on the gluten-free street is that Melinda’s range of gluten-free packet mixes are the way to go, especially the chocolate brownies and the red velvet cake.  Pick up a pack in your local supermarket or order online at www.melindasgfg.com

melindas bakery

All Things Sweet Bakery

Located inside Strathpine Shopping Centre and in Lawnton, All Things Sweet Bakery sells a wide range of gluten-free products and baked goods. With regular and gluten-free offerings, including fresh bread baked daily, ready-made and custom-made cakes, sweet treats, pies, coffee, sandwiches, catering, and more, everything is made fresh with local ingredients. Pre-order is available by phone or in-store. All Things Sweet Bakery is located between Aldi And Coles in Strathpine Centre, Strathpine, and 66 Francis Rd, Lawnton. www.facebook.com/AllThingsSweetBakery/

Gluten free bakery Brisbane

Still hungry? Gluten-Free Eating Directory

Gluten-Free Eating Directory

An indispensable guide to gluten-free restaurants and grocery stores anywhere in Australia. Download the app for iPhone or Android and search by cuisine or by postcode: very handy when you’re out and about. www.glutenfreeeatingdirectory.com.au

Coeliac Queensland

The Queensland branch of Coeliac Australia, an organisation for people affected by coeliac disease has all the information and resources you could need for living the gluten-free life. Most useful is the comprehensive directory of over 800 ingredients and 300 additives sold in Australia and NZ and whether they are gluten-free or not. The ingredient list is free to members. Keep an eye out for the “Gluten-Free – Endorsed by Coeliac Australia” logo to be sure what you’re buying is 100% gluten-free. www.qld.coeliac.org.au

Learn more about maintaining a gluten-free lifestyle here

Check out our resource list for buying Gluten-Free Goodies Online

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