Kensington Natural Bakery

This bakery-café gets extra points for its healthy, low-fat cooking. Organic flours, spring water, and real butter are used, but not preservatives, artificial flavors or colors, or refined sugars. Most items are dairy- and egg-free; cakes are...  Read More

Opened by pastry chef Dufflet Rosenberg in 1982, this much-loved bakery has become one of Ontario's most popular purveyors of wedding cakes, party trays and special treats for folks who feel the need for a little pampering. Whole cakes, pies and...  Read More

On a small corner in Leslieville, the little Bonjour Brioche Bakery Cafe brings the taste of a true French patisserie to life. Known most for its brunch menu options, Bonjour is a great choice whether you crave a piece of quiche or the sandwich...  Read More

There are only four seats here, so your best bet is to plan on getting your goodies to go. The individual gruyere tart makes a stellar light lunch, and the dainty pastries, petits fours and cakes are ideal when a treat is called for. Many items...  Read More

DT Bistro

Award-winning chef Don Duong has a reputation for making the most fabulous wedding cakes, cakes that are gorgeous to look at and heavenly to eat. But he's no slouch when it comes to every day cakes and desserts. Just as much effort is invested...  Read More

The Cupcake Shoppe

These days, it seems that every city worth its salt has to have a cupcake specialist. In Toronto, it's The Cupcake Shoppe. Every day, cupcakes are baked and topped with a thick swirl of buttercream, ensuring freshness, and there are 17 flavors...  Read More

North Toronto

Cake! We all need cake at one time or another, and in North Toronto this is the place to get it. Cakes are made with real ingredients – butter, eggs, cream, fresh fruits and Belgian chocolate. Try the chocolate Grand Marnier cake, a mousse...  Read More


A classic neighborhood spot, Patachou draws a regular crowd for its stellar croissants and pastries, washed down with a latte. But in truth, all their baked goods are top notch, from the daintiest tart to the richest, tallest chocolate layer...  Read More

Dessert Lady

The Dessert Lady is Mandy Kan, a pastry chef who's passionate about desserts. She makes fabulous cookies, pies and tarts. Her cupcakes are baked fresh daily and are ready at noon, but they do sell out, so don't dawdle. The shop keeps 14 flavors...  Read More


Phipps specializes in the sort of desserts that you might make at home if you had the time and the inclination. Chocolate fudge cake, lemon pound cake, carrot cake, and blueberry coffeecake. Fruit pies, big chocolate chip cookies, mini tarts,...  Read More