Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes will make you the Hostess with the Mostest

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If you’ve been wishing for allergy-friendly Twinkies or Ding Dongs, then Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes will make your dreams come true. These sweet little creme-filled cakes and cupcakes come in classic vanilla and chocolate flavors, but you can also find them in fun seasonal varieties. Pumpkin, Gingerbread, and more are making annual appearances. And unlike the other brands, Katz keeps their bakery dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free!

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes will make you the Hostess with the Mostest

Most pre-packaged snacks contain processed ingredients, but these cakes are made with ingredients found in most gluten-free, dairy-free kitchens. They’re natural, but also a true dessert worth serving at gatherings or to kids who deserve an after school treat.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes are sold frozen with simple thaw and enjoy directions. This also makes them great for packing along in lunch boxes or for parties as a safe sweet. But you be the judge! Leave your rating and review below if you’ve tried them.

Vanilla

There’s nothing plain about this Twinkie-style cake with dairy-free vanilla crème filling.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: eggs, sugar, gluten free flour (brown rice, white rice, corn, potato starch, tapioca, potato flour), water, confectioners sugar, palm oil, canola oil, pure vanilla extract, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), xanthan gum, salt. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cake): 170 calories, 9g fat, 22g carbs, 0g fiber, 16g sugars (includes 16g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Chocolate

It’s like a slice of chocolate cake on the go, complete with vanilla filling.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better! Ingredients: eggs, sugar, water, gluten free flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, corn starch, tapioca starch, potato starch, potato flour), confectioners sugar, palm oil, canola oil, cocoa, natural flavor, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), salt, xanthan gum. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cake): 170 calories, 10g fat, 20g carbs, <1g fiber, 15g sugars (includes 15g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Peppermint (seasonal)

This minty baked good is a chocolate peppermint cake with creamy, crunchy peppermint crème in the middle.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: eggs, sugar, gluten free flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, corn starch, tapioca starch, potato starch, potato flour), water, confectioners sugar (sugar, corn starch), palm oil, canola oil, cocoa, water, naturally colored sprinkles (sugar, corn starch, vegetable extract, carnuba wax), baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), xanthan gum, natural peppermint flavor, all natural green color (plant extractives (contains sunflower lecithin)), salt. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cake): 170 calories, 9g fat, 21g carbs, <1g fiber, 15g sugars (includes 15g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Pumpkin (seasonal)

Winter squash fans will love the double infusion in this pumpkin spiced cake with pumpkin crème filling.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: eggs, sugar, gluten free flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, corn starch, tapioca starch, potato starch, potato flour), confectioners sugar (sugar, corn starch), water, palm oil, canola oil, pumpkin, spices, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), pure vanilla extract, xanthan gum, salt. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cake): 170 calories, 8g fat, 22g carbs, <1g fiber, 15g sugars (includes 15g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Chocolate Cupcakes

This is just like their chocolate cake, but the cupcake shape and chocolate ganache give it a Hostess vibe.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: eggs, sugar, water, confectioners sugar (sugar, corn starch), gluten free flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, corn starch, tapioca starch, potato starch, potato flour), palm oil, canola oil, cocoa, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), natural flavor, salt, xanthan gum, agar, calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate, sunflower lecithin. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cupcake): 200 calories, 10g fat, 24g carbs, <1g fiber, 18g sugars (includes 18g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Lemon Cupcakes

This frosted cupcake has a creamy lemon curd-style filling.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: sugar, eggs, gluten free flour (brown rice, white rice, corn, tapioca, potato starch, potato flour), water, canola oil, palm oil, lemon puree, lemon juice, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), honey, natural lemon flavor, salt, xanthan gum, pure vanilla extract, lemon oil, sunflower lecithin, vegetable gums, organic fiber, ascorbic acid, citric acid, beta carotene, agar, calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cupcake): 150 calories, 5g fat, 24g carbs, 0g fiber, 17g sugars (includes 17g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Gingerbread Cupcakes (seasonal)

Spice fans will love this gingerbread cake with ginger cream filling and little bites of crystallized ginger.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: eggs, sugar, confectioners sugar (sugar, corn starch), gluten free flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, corn starch, tapioca starch, potato starch, potato flour), water, crystalized ginger (ginger, cane sugar), palm oil, canola oil, molasses, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), pure vanilla extract, salt, xanthan gum, ginger, sunflower lecithin, spices, agar, calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cupcake): 190 calories, 9g fat, 27g carbs, 0g fiber, 20g sugars (includes 20g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Caramel Apple Cupcakes (seasonal)

These fall-inspired little spice cakes have a caramel cream filling and dried apple bits.

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!Ingredients: eggs, sugar, confectioners sugar (sugar, corn starch), gluten free flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, corn starch, tapioca starch, potato starch, potato flour), water, dried apple (apple, sugar, rice flour, sunflower oil ascorbic acid citric acid), palm oil, canola oil, brown sugar, baking powder (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), honey, pure vanilla extract, salt, xanthan gum, natural caramel flavor, sunflower lecithin, cinnamon, agar calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate. Contains: Eggs.*

Nutrition (per cupcake): 200 calories, 9g fat, 27g carbs, 0g fiber, 20g sugars (includes 20g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes Review and Information - gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free treats, like Hostess but much better!

More Facts on Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes

Price: $5.99 per cake 6-pack or cupcake 4-pack

Availability: Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes are sold in the freezer section of major retailers across the U.S., Canada, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean. Look for them in stores like Sprouts, Wegmans, Shoprite, Fresh Thyme, Earth Fare, New Seasons, and select Albertsons and Safeways. You can also order them direct from the Katz website below.

Certifications: Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes are Certified Gluten-Free and Certified Kosher Pareve.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Katz Heavenly Crème Cakes are dairy-free / non-dairy, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian.*

For More Product Information: Visit the Katz website at katzglutenfree.com.

*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy.

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The 2 I have tried are pretty good!

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October 25, 2019

I have had the lemon and cream filled chocolate cupcakes. They are quite good! They are best when properly thawed to room temp. But I have cheated and thawed on microwave low power….when I just can’t wait!

Melissa

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