Fall is the season of pumpkin spice… and a plethora of other delicious flavours, too.
From pear-infused treats to bourbon-caramel baked goods, the city’s sweet purveyors are busy whipping up seasonal snacks that will only be around for a limited time.
So don’t wait: get your pumpkin, apple, pear, and caramel fill while you can.
Here’s where to head to do it.
Sweeten up you’re morning routine with this cannoli filled with pumpkin-spice-flavour-infused filling. Topped with tiny falling-leaf sprinkles, this treat is sure to add some tasty crunch to your day.
Address: 374 Royal York Road, Etobicoke
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Only until Thanksgiving, Bake Shoppe is highlighting one of the season’s lesser-appreciated fruits: pears! Chunks of fruit and Grey Goose La Poire Flavoured Vodka are featured in both a cheesecake bar and a gluten-free brownie bite, showcasing why pears deserve more love and attention.
Where: 859 College Street, Toronto
Peach Bourbon Caramel Cobbler Cupcakes from Bunner’s
To create this masterpiece, vanilla cake is piped full of Bunner’s slow-cooked peach filling, drizzled with a potent bourbon caramel, and sprinkled with a hearty dose of crunchy cobbler. Don’t miss out on this special creation.
Address: Kensington – 244 Augusta Avenue
Address: Junction – 3054 Dundas Street West
Address: Trinity Bellwoods – 1134 Dundas Street West
Phone: (647) 352-2975
And to keep the cupcake train running, how about tucking into a cupcake overflowing with the flavours of apple and cinnamon? Infused with caramel, this dripping delight is calling your name all October long.
Where: 1945 Avenue Road
Cookies are often under-appreciated, but they’re really one of life’s perfect foods. Not too messy to enjoy on the go, sweet, crunchy, and satisfying, these bad boys can be the vessel for just about any flavour. Try out the Apple Cider take from Sweet Flour Bake Shop while you can.
Where: 1130 Cawthra Ave #105
Le Soleil d’Automne is a warm, bright pastry made with a light passion fruit and mango mousse, passion fruit and mango coulis, coconut mousse, orange marmalade, and almond shortbread crust. Talk about autumn indulgence.
Address: 780 Queen Street West, Toronto
Address: 1099 Yonge Street, Toronto
Address: The PATH, Richmond Adelaide Centre, Toronto
Address: Yorkdale Mall, 3401 Dufferin Street, Toronto