What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein combination found in some cereals, barley, rye and wheat. It makes dough elastic and enables it to rise by trapping gas.
Why are you gluten free and dairy free?
There is a large population with food allergies, gluten intolerance, celiac disease and those who are mindful of how their diet impacts their health and well being today. With the growing dialogue as to the benefits of a wheat free diet, we seek to provide the best tasting allergy free baked goods to service these concerns.
What gluten free flours do you use?
Gluuteny has incorporated a blend of non-gluten customized products such as rice flour, tapioca, potato and cornstarch along with xanthan gum.
What products do you use instead of dairy?
Gluuteny uses almond milk, rice milk, Daiya brand imitation cheese, Tofutti brand imitation cream cheese, vegetable based shortening and vegetable oil spread.
What kind of oil do you use?
Gluuteny uses canola oil in all recipes that require an oil.
What kind of sweeteners do you use?
We used cane sugar in most of our products though we also have "no sugar added" products by substituting agave nectar, which are noted on our menu.
Dairy Free - Does that mean that everything Gluuteny makes is vegan?
No, but we do offer a variety of vegan products. Some of our products contain eggs and our bakery staff, our menu or the website will clearly note the difference.
What products are vegan?
All our Breads & Savories (loaves, rolls and pizza products), all our Donuts, all our Tea Cookies (Lemon, Pistachio and Mexican Wedding) and a number of our Cupcakes (Cappuccino, Chocolate, Chocolate Hostess and Toasted Almond) are vegan and contain no animal based ingredients. We also offer a vegan brownie and chocolate chip cookie. In summer months we offer vegan ice cream.
What products are soy free?
All our Breads & Savories (loaves, rolls and pizza products), all our Donuts, the Pumpkin Pistachio and Triple Berry Muffin, Classic Brownie and Pumpkin Loaf
What kind of soy do you use in your products?
We do not use soy flour or soy milk, however, some of our ingredients do contain soy lecithin.
Is your bakery a nut free facility?
No, however all our mixes are made in a facility that is nut free.
What products contain nuts?
The Deluxe Brownie, Brownie Bites, Chocolate Walnut Cookie, Cranberry Walnut Cookie, Mexican Wedding Tea Cookie, Pistachio Tea Cookie, Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookie,Toasted Almond Cupcake, Cinnamon Swirl and Pumpkin Pistachio Muffins and Cinnamon Swirl Loaf all contain nuts. The Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Loaf, Lemon Loaf and Vanilla Pound Cake are made with almond milk.
Do any products contain peanuts?
Yes, some of our products contain peanut butter.
How do you color your frosting?
Gluuteny uses food colorings which contain no synthetic dyes and are vegan, nut free, gluten free and dairy free.
Where else can I buy Gluuteny products?
You can find Gluuteny products at Carnegie Mellon University, Coffee Tree Roasters, Whole Foods, Giant Eagle, Giant Eagle Market Districts, West Penn Hospital, and Naturally Soergels. For a complete list of where to find our gluten free/dairy free baked goods and mixes, click here.
Do you ship?
We ship a large variety of our products nationwide which you can view on our website at www.gluuteny.com.
What products can be shipped?
We ship all 14 Gluuteny mixes, muffins, gobs, quick breads, brownies, and most cookies - See our "Shippable Products" section on our website for a complete listing.
Why don't you ship the other products?
We use no preservatives in our baking and some products like cupcakes do not travel well. We only ship those products that will arrive fresh and in tack. For these reasons we do NOT ship bread, rolls, cupcakes, and donuts.
When do you ship?
We ship UPS on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Orders place on or after Thursdays will be shipped the follwoing Tuesday. Special Decorated Cookie orders may require additional time. Please call the bakery (412.521.4890) if you need your order to arrive by a certain date.
Where do you ship?
We ship nationwide.
How do you ship?
United Parcel Service (UPS) - Various delivery options are available at checkout.
Do you accept major credit cards?
Do you accept Pay Pal?
Can I place an order online for in store pick up?
Yes, if you order online by Noon you can pick up your order at the bakery the next day, except on Sundays as we are closed on Mondays.
Do you have Gift Cards?
Yes. They can be purchased in the bakery or online in $25 increments.
Do you have eGift Cards?
Yes. They can be purchased in $25 increments online @ www.gluuteny.com