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Sensitive Sweets - Wheat, Gluten, Dairy, Casein and Egg Free Cakes!

About Our Company

Sensitive Sweets specializes in custom cakes and desserts for those who have food sensitivities or dietary restrictions. We make delicious wheat (gluten) free, dairy (casein) free, egg free and nut free custom cakes and desserts…just let us know what you need. We truly believe that EVERYONE deserves a treat!

Melanie's Story.

Melanie and BradleyMy name is Melanie and I am the proud mother of two wonderful little boys. Over the past couple of years I have spent countless hours creating recipes for my youngest son Bradley. Bradley was diagnosed with severe food allergies at about 9 months old. Prior to that he suffered from severe eczema and nothing we could do would ease his constant scratching. He could not sleep or play as all his attention was focused on trying to find relief from his constant itching. I was nursing at the time and little did I know that what I was eating was affecting his health directly. Through testing we determined that he could not eat anything that contained wheat, gluten, eggs, dairy, soy, and several fruits and vegetables. And, since I was nursing, I was limited on what I could eat as he would have reactions either immediately after feeding or sometimes days after. Through trial and error we developed a rather limited diet for Bradley. Most gluten free recipes contain other ingredients that Bradley could not eat and if he could (through substitutions of other ingredients), he just did not like the taste or texture. The saddest day came on his first birthday. He obviously could not have a birthday cake because, at best, he would have a severe reaction that could threaten his life. Instead I decorated a cantaloupe to resemble a cake knowing that he would have only a mild reaction and that we could treat with medication.

It was after that day that I really began to get serious about trying to develop a recipe that would not only taste good but most importantly, look like a birthday cake. I know I am not the only one in the world to have a son with severe food allergies and so I wanted to start this business to share what I have learned and provide something for those kids and adults who have limited options in their diet. I am passionate about this venture and I work hard to provide the most basic element of a birthday party, the cake.

Specializing In...

Sensitive Sweets specializes in
custom cakes, desserts and baked goods for those who
have food sensitivities or
dietary restrictions.

We Bake Our Cakes:

  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Nut-free
  • Soy-free

What We Bake:

  • Cake Cakes
  • Cupcakes Cupcakes
  • Cookies Cookies
  • MuffinsMuffins
  • Bread Bread
Our Philosophy

Sensitive Sweets is a dedicated Gluten-free and Nut-free BAKERY.  We specialize in custom cakes and desserts for those who have food sensitivities or dietary restrictions. Wheat (gluten)free, dairy (casein) free, egg free, soy free and nut free custom cakes, cookies, muffins, cupcakes and breads...just let us know what you need. We truly believe that EVERYONE deserves a treat! Order yours today!

Upcoming Events

Now OPEN in San Clemente!


We just opened our 2nd Sensitive Sweets bakery in San Clemente!  Located at 362 Camino de Estrella, San Clemente. (949) 388-5764.  Hours are: T-F 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sun and Mon.  Our Fountain Valley bakery is open on Mondays.  See you soon!

ENC Fall Faire October 13, 2013 in Newport Beach


The Environmental Nature Center is having their Fall Faire on Sunday Oct 13th, 2013.  It's so fun to bring the kids, and we will have lots of Sensitive Sweets mini cupcakes at the event.  So please join us!  For more information,

Monkey Mania Picnic for Huntington's Disease


On Aug 3rd, 10am-4pm, Huntington's Disease Society of America is hosting another fun event at the Santa Ana Zoo.  Bring your chairs, blankets, family and friends to a private picnic area at the Santa Ana Zoo and help support this wonderful foundation.  Lunch featuring 7 Sins BBQ, Music by Aloha Radio, Admission into the zoo, and Gluten-free, Nut-free, Vegan mini cupcakes from us here at Sensitive Sweets.  Admission is only $3 pre-sale, RSVP to or Karen (949)533-7101.  Don't miss out, this is a SUPER fun event for the whole family.  For more info check out

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17431 Brookhurst St,
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Bakery Hours:
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Closed Sunday


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