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Bakery strives to make food inclusive for everyone

Wisconsin — It’s the feast season of the holiday season, but those with dietary restrictions may miss out on the festivities.


What you need to know

  • Milwaukee’s Classy Girl Cupcakes strives to provide a variety of dining options for everyone.
  • The owner, Erica Elia, is a vegetarian.
  • Her bakery offers gluten-free and vegan options on most cakes and cupcakes

At Classy Girl Cupcakes in Milwaukee, we strive to cater to everyone.

The owner, Erica Elia, is a vegetarian. She knows how it feels to have limited options when it comes to food.

Her bakery offers gluten-free and vegan options on most of its cakes and cupcakes.

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She said she was very sensitive to other people’s diets and wanted to give them options.

“We want to make sure we cover all the basics, but we want to stay within what they can eat and offer something they can actually enjoy that tastes good,” Elia said. rice field.

Everything about Classy Girl is made from scratch.

Elia also said she creates special recipes for those who are lactose intolerant, on a keto diet, or have specific dietary restrictions due to religious beliefs. .

Ultimately, she said she wants her business to be known as an inclusive environment where everyone can fit in.

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“This is what’s really important to me over the years that everyone feels welcome here. Not just with allergies, all types of people are welcome to come through the door and It’s a general feeling that we serve them,” she said.

Click here for more information on Classy Girl Cupcakes.