Food Allergy-Friendly Frostings

Making safe cupcakes for birthday parties and school celebrations is part of the food allergy parent drill. Stock up on food allergy-friendly frostings with our list of top picks!

Like cupcakes, this list is meant to be shared! Forward to all the supportive parents and teachers who want your child to be able to enjoy the same treat as everyone else.

Dedicated Facility (allergens vary)

Flavors: Vanilla and Chocolate (frosting mixes also available)
Free from: Top 8 Allergens and Sesame
Contains: No Top 8 Allergens or Sesame
Facility dedicated free from: Peanut, Tree Nut, Sesame
Lines dedicated free from: Peanut, Tree Nut, Sesame, Wheat/Gluten, Milk, Egg
Allergen statement: All ready-to-spread frostings are prepared in a peanut-free and tree-nut free facility. The frostings are prepared on dedicated equipment that does not produce dairy, egg, or gluten products... read more
Where to buy: Walmart, Plum Market, Whole Foods, online

Flavors: Chocolate and Vanilla (also available in pink, green, orange, yellow and red colors)
Free from: Peanut, Tree Nut, Milk, Egg, Sesame, Soy
Contains: No Top 8 Allergens*
*Warning label: May Contain Gluten/Wheat
Facility/lines dedicated free from: Peanut, Tree Nut, Egg, Milk
Allergen statement: Divvies frosting is made in the company's-own dedicated facility where no peanuts, tree nuts, milk or eggs enter the doors... read more
Where to buy: Mariano’s, Online

Flavors: Confetti Pop, Chocolate Buttercream, Vanilla Buttercream, Salted Caramel Buttercream, Cinnamon Sugar Buttercream, Cream Cheese Buttercream
Free from: Top 8 Allergens
Contains: No Top 8 Allergens
Facility/lines dedicated free from: Peanut and Tree Nut (Except Coconut)
Allergen statement: Made in a nut-free facility... read more
Where to buy: California locations and Online

Flavors: Vanilla or Chocolate
Free from: Peanut, Soy, Gluten/Wheat, Milk, Egg, Sesame
Contains: Tree Nut (Coconut)
Facility/lines dedicated free from: Peanut, Egg, Wheat/Gluten, Soy, Sesame
Allergen statement: Simple Mills products are free of 6 of the Big 8 allergens. All of our products contain Tree Nuts... read more
Where to buy: Select stores (Whole Foods, Target, etc.), their online store or Amazon
Note: Simple Mills is certified gluten free.

Shared Lines and/or Facility

Flavors: Cherry, Vanilla, Milk Chocolate, Lemon, Dark Chocolate, Creamy White, Cream Cheese
Free from: Peanut, Tree nut, Wheat/Gluten, Soy, Egg, Sesame
Contains: Sesame
Warning label: May Contain Milk
Allergen statement: We take allergens seriously and do label our products with a "may contain" allergen statement or indicate if they are run on the same line or in a facility with allergen products... read more
Where to buy: Nationwide in Grocery Stores
Note: Betty Crocker labels for any potential cross-contamination.

Flavors: Strawberry, Lemon, Vanilla, Chocolate, Chocolate Fudge, White, Cream Cheese, Milk Chocolate, Caramel, Buttercream, Dark Chocolate
Free from: Peanut, Tree Nut, Milk, Wheat/Gluten, Egg, Sesame
Contains: Soy
Allergen statement: Our primary goal is to provide accurate information. We believe this is best accomplished by referring to the specific ingredients listed on each product package... read more 
Where to buy: Nationwide in Grocery Stores

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store-bought options and more!