Lilac Pâtisserie

19 Jan

Cherry SconeHurrah! Lilac Pâtisserie is finally open! This entirely gluten-free bakery and café on State Street is a very welcome addition to Santa Barbara. I stopped in today to check out the space and pick up some goodies. For now, they are holding off on their breakfast and lunch menus so that they can make sure that they are done right. There were plenty of treats to choose from though to satisfy any appetite. I had a cherry scone that was incredible. I found myself having a hard time deciding between the banana nut muffin and apple crisp muffin, so I got both.

banana nut muffinApple Crisp MuffinI also couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have a toffee nut cookie which was very satisfying. Oh, did I mention I also got a brownie to go? They have two huge cases featuring their attractive and yummy cakes. I am already trying to decide which to get for our little one’s upcoming first birthday.

GF cakesThe only thing I could find wrong about Lilac was that it is going to challenge my lack of self-control. Stay tuned for Gluten-Free Santa Barbara’s next meet up at our new favorite eatery in town!

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3 Responses to “Lilac Pâtisserie”

  1. Patricia Martinez March 31, 2015 at 1:30 pm #

    In case you missed it, Lilac is now serving lunch until 4 Tue-Sun. The sandwiches are delicious, but I have yet to try the soup or salad.

    • glutenfreeinsb March 31, 2015 at 3:57 pm #

      Hi Patricia! The soups and salads are great too..And they come with one of the freshly baked rolls! Hope to meet you at one of the GFSB meetups at Lilac!

  2. MaryAnn May 5, 2015 at 11:27 am #

    We have been here 4 times and just love the cakes. Had a grilled cheese sandwich that was just great.

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