Oh, Baby! What a Cake!

Jillian Brazel,
Pastry Chef

orange-blossom-cake-smAdd a baby cake to your next gathering. We've got lots of new flavors, including vegan Cookies-n-Cream and Black Forest.

Summer's not just in full swing now — it's flying by! Slow things down by lingering near our lovely baked goods in both stores. Are you paying attention to the new flavors of baby cakes? These make delightful last-minute contributions to those potluck dinners and picnics you'll want to say yes to as part of your plan to savor every last minute of summertime. If you'd like a vegan-friendly offering, choose between Cookies-n-Cream cakes and Black Forest. Beyond the world of cakes, we're happy to announce a few exciting new wheat-free offerings: Blondies, Chocolate Lavender Brownies (have you gone to heaven?), and zucchini bread. Keep an eye on the cookie case, too, as we keep playing with new creations to expand our made-in-house selections. We've got Chocolate Cherry Chews, Maple Lace, and Rugelach cookies all coming your way!

 

Call the Bakery: 607-273-5069

Bakery News

GreenStar's Bakery Expands Wheat-Free Offerings

By Kristie Snyder, 

GreenLeaf Editor

wheat-free-dessertsYou know a diet is popular when a Google search returns over 12 million results, as it does for "gluten free diet." Compare that with "vegan diet," which turns up a paltry 2.6 million. It's clear that people are increasingly avoiding wheat products and gluten, the stretchy protein found in wheat and many of its relatives. Many who avoid gluten have been diagnosed with celiac disease, in which gluten consumption can cause intestinal inflammation and damage the lining of the intestines. Others experience wheat allergies or intolerances, which can lead to a host of symptoms.

Ten years ago, finding gluten- or wheat-free baked goods could be a real challenge, and finding ones that tasted good proved even more difficult. But a trip to GreenStar's bakery case today yields over two dozen delicious wheat- or gluten-free options.

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