Sound Bites: Press Coverage, Awards & Testimonials

We have won a number of Great Taste Awards and Free From Food Awards since we started baking in the free from world. In 2017, we won 6 for the following: Banana & Choc Chip loaf, Chocolate Salted Caramel cake, Battenberg, Pistachio, Raspberry & Rosewater cake, Matcha, White Chocolate and Sour Cherry cake.

Recent coverage of The Free From Bakehouse:

Great Taste Awards

Awarded 2 Star Gold in 2012 Great Taste Awards for Fig, Orange & Cardamom Cake. Awarded Gold in 2011 Great Taste Awards for Chocolate Stem Ginger Loaf.


Free From Food Awards 2012

Winner in the Scones, Sweet Tarts & Brownies category for our Almond, Apricot and Tahini Flapjack. Judges comments: ‘Really good flavours with a long finish so each flavour gets its own time and space on the palette. Great quality ingredients.’


Borough Market: Trader Profile

“Is this cake really gluten free?” The Free From Bakehouse founder Caroline Aherne talks about starting her business (formerly Sugargrain) and being a trader at Borough Market.


“Absolutely fantastic cakes. Lovely delicious proper cake. I’m a big fan.” – Amrit.

“This stall is the business as far as excellent gluten free everyday products are concerned and it is my weekend treat. We have ordered my birthday cake from here.” – Heidi E.

“This stall is a gem. My husband is dairy intolerant and finding sweet cakes and treats is almost impossible. Whilst I bake dairy free I do not have the repertoire this stall provides. Almost weekly I am here trying out new things. My husband looks forward to his weekly treat.” – Amy R.

“Amazing. As a personal trainer and nutritionist, I highly recommend their cakes & pastries and will be sending all my clients here” – Keris – Fitter London.

“Wonderful stall – a lifeline if you can’t eat wheat / gluten. My mother says it’s the best lemon cake she’s ever tasted” – Betty

“I am so impressed by the silky softness of the Chocolate Chestnut cake. Very delightful. A feast of senses!” – Carla

“The flapjacks are amazing! I’m totally addicted – love the combination of dates, bananas and oats.” – Paul

“My favourite cakes in the market! Maybe the best gluten free cakes available!” – Georgia

“My autistic sun is on a gluten and dairy free diet and really looks forward to his Victoria Sandwich on Friday” – Neil Mc.

“The raspberry brownies are very nice in texture and taste, not too sweet neither dry” – Marlene.

“I value the wide variety of gluten free cakes available on the stall. I particularly like the Parsnip, Pear & Sea-salted caramel cake and the Potato, Leek & Smoked Cheddar slice. My visit to your stall is a highlight in my week.” -Sue H.

“I always buy the Victoria Sponge. Service is great and cake is great too.”

“Usually have the raspberry brownies but tried other cakes – all excellent.”

“Perfect ingredients. I don’t feel guilty eating it. It’s very rich but absolutely delicious. Can’t be improved.” – Claire M.

“White Chocolate & Mango cupcakes are divine.” -Kate S.

“Thank you for making such lovely cakes. It’s always a compromise when buying wheat free from supermarkets etc. Your stuff is incredible and I don’t feel I’m getting less than my wheat eating friends! Love Raspberry & Chocolate Brownie and Lemon Polenta so far.”

“Really enjoy the products so far – parsnip cake, banana bread and brownies – a regular.” – Catherine B.