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These are 16 of the best holiday treats in Toronto this year

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Kayla Gladysz Dec 05, 2018 2:05 pm 259

Visions of sugarplums can’t even begin to compare to these festive sweets.

Like Santa’s elves, these Toronto treat-makers have been working hard, and the results are staggering.

Whether you’re in search of the perfect stocking-stuffer, potluck contribution or (let’s be real) gift to yourself, here’s where to find Toronto’s finest and most flavourful.

Chocolate Reindeer from Nadège

 

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So cute and made entirely of chocolate. Just like Santa, you’re probably going to need at least eight of them to help you make it through the holiday season.

Address: 780 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-368-2009

Address: 1099 Yonge Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-968-2011

Address: The PATH, Richmond Adelaide Centre, Toronto
Phone: 416-350-2014

Address: Yorkdale Mall, 3401 Dufferin Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-789-2016

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Grinch Candies from Papabubble

 

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Artisan candies spun from sugar feature The Grinch, his growing heart, and original good boy, Max.

Address: 3360 Yonge Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-483-3360

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Sufganiyot from The Rolling Pin

 

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Here’s lookin’ at you, strawberry sufganiyot. And they’ve got lemon, blueberry, raspberry and Nutella, too! Nutella!

Address: 1970 Avenue Road, Toronto
Phone: 416-691-4554

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Chocolate Ornaments from David H Chow

 

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These artsy, hand-crafted ornaments are way too pretty to hang from the tree. So you’ll just have to eat them immediately instead, right? Right.

Address: Saks Food Hall – 176 Yonge Street, Toronto
Address: Fresh City – 476 Roncesvalles Avenue
Address: Bespoke Butchers – 171 East Liberty Street
Address: Schmaltz Appetizing – 224 Ossington Avenue

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Holiday Mousse Cake from Butter Avenue

 

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This holiday cake is made of 100% natural pistachio mousse, house-made raspberry jelly, vanilla chiffon with light rose infusion and coated with pistachio chocolate glaze.

Address: 477 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-815-8686

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Holiday Edition Macaron Characters from Daan Go

 

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Animated characters that we all know and love are being made into macarons this holiday season. These sweets will make an adorable stocking-stuffer. Totoro, Totorooo!

Address: 3380 Midland Avenue, Scarborough
Phone: 647-800-0559

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Frosty Cake Pops from Bobbette & Belle

Bobbette & Belle

These rosie-cheeked, top-hatted smiling snowballs are ready to be picked by you at Bobbette and Belle.

Address: 1121 Queen Street East, Toronto
Address: 3347 Yonge Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-466-8800

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Christmas Cakes from Phipps

 

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This bakery is doing up festive cakes for all your holiday needs. Scratch the whole pie thing… bring cake to Christmas dinner.

Address: 420 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto
Phone: 416-481-9111

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Holiday Hot Chocolate from Strangelove

 

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Tonka waffle + toasted marshmallow + brownie + Christmas cupcake ÷ rich, creamy hot chocolate = the ultimate holiday indulgence. Get it on weekends in December after 10 am, only at the Queen West location.

Address: 627 Queen Street West, Toronto

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Mini Disco Eggs from CXBO

 

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These mini disco eggs are perfect to hang from the tree or stuff into a stocking. They’re made of dark chocolate, filled with aerated white and milk chocolate, and hand-painted. Mouth. Watering.

Address: 193 Baldwin Street, Toronto
Phone: 416–588–2926

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Mini Gingerbread Chocolate Cakes from Sweethart Kitchen

 

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Mini Gingies atop a mini double-decker chocolate cake is the personalized treat everyone deserves this holiday season.

Address: 68 Wales Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 647-340-4645

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Panetonne from Sud Forno

 

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If you’re on the fence about Panettone, this Italian bakery from the Terroni family of restaurants might just sway you. This classic cake is made from scratch with fresh free-range eggs, butter and vanilla beans.

Address: 716 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-504-7667

Address: 132 Yonge Street
Phone: 416-955-1100

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Allergy-conscious Sweets from Sorelle and Co.

 

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This nut, gluten, soy and sesame-free vegan bakeshop is serving up delectable holiday-themed goodies from December 10. The perfect gourmand gift for your plant-based, gluten-free fam.

Address: Yorkville – 161 Yorkville Avenue
Address: Saks Food Hall, lower level – 176 Yonge Street

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Bûche de Noël from The Tempered Room

 

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Blood orange and milk chocolate mousses embrace one another on a base of carrot buckwheat cake. This dessert is a work of art.

Address: 1374 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-546-4374

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The Noël Collection from Nügateau

 

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This Queen West bake shop devotes its attention entirely to éclairs, and they have released a whole Christmas-inspired collection. They look delightful from afar, and you can visit either of their shops to see the selection up close. You can even get the entire collection as a gift box! (We know what we’re adding to our lists this year…)

Address: 717 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-748-7001

Address: Saks Food Hall, lower level – 176 Yonge Street

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Shortbread from Mary Macleod’s Shortbread

 

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This shortbread specialist is a Toronto institution, first founded in 1981. The hand-made, small-batch shortbread cookies are a tradition in many households around the holidays and also make for excellent gifts.

Address: 80 Galaxy Boulevard, Etobicoke
Phone: 416-461-4576

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Kayla Gladysz
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