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These are Toronto's most photogenic bakeries

Kayla Gladysz Feb 20, 2019 1:13 pm 54

Eating a delicious donut is great, but you know what’s even greater?

Capturing a cute pic of that delicious donut, so you (and all your Instagram followers) can continue to savour its sweetness forever.

All the better if the donut is cute AF, right? Right.

These are the spots you’ve got to hit in Toronto to get that pastry glamour-shot.

Lamanna’s Bakery


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Big, bold and beautiful, Lamanna is serving up the fiercest treats on the block. Go sweet with some intense cannoli, donuts or cookies, or opt for savoury with a ridiculous slice of giant pizza.

Where: 6758 Kingston Road
Phone: 416-287-2020


Bunner’s Bake Shop


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Every single treat at this little bake shop is 100% gluten-free and vegan, making your sweet and savoury indulgences even more special.

Where: 244 Augusta Avenue
Where: 3054 Dundas Street West
Phone: 647-350-2975


Velvet Lane Cakes


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“Looks like Chipotle but tastes like cake.” Doesn’t get much better than that. This cake shop is creating ultra-impressive renditions of familiar faves like burrito bowls, Chanel bags and teddy bears… in the form of fluffy, sweet goodness.

Where: 194A Carlton Street
Phone: 416-262-4159


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Bang Bang Ice Cream and Bakery


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All the sweet confections, cold and warm, come together at this Ossington spot. Get your ice cream in an egg waffle, or sandwiched between a sticky cinnamon bun, and squash all your cravings in one shot.

Where: 93 Ossington Avenue
Phone: 647-348-1900




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Get your fill of fancy french treats at this pastry shop. Serving gourmet bites that’ll make you feel like you’re visiting Europe, this spot leans into every special occasion with cute menu themed menu items that just ooze deliciousness.

Where: 780 Queen Street West
Where: 1099 Yonge Street
Where: The PATH, Richmond Adelaide Centre
Where: Yorkdale Mall, 3401 Dufferin Street


Sweet Hart Kitchen


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Vegan, gluten-free, baked and unbaked, there’s so much goodness going on at this little sweet shop, it’s ridiculous. Seasonal specials and all-the-time faves line the display case, ready to fill your tummy with deliciousness that isn’t even all that unhealthy.

Where: 68 Wales Avenue
Phone: 647-340-4645




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Nut-free, soy-free, sesame-free, gluten-free and vegan has never ever looked this good. Metallic glaze, glorious fondant and rich chocolate gild these decadent treats, making them fit for a king. Or queen. Or anyone who’s had a long day and needs a genuinely attractive slice of cake.

Where: 161 Yorkville Avenue
Where: Saks Food Hall, Lower Level
Where: 1185 The Queensway


Bake Shoppe


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Sweets and sass, sass and sweets. They go together like peanut butter and jelly, and Bake Shoppe knows it. That’s why here, you’ll find mouthwatering treats infused with unexpected flavours, painted with images of Drake and iced with bold statements that you can’t help but grin at.

Where: 859 College Street
Phone: 416-916-2253




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This all-eclair french pastry shop is committed to doing. The. Dang. Thing. Made with no artificial flavourings, each of these works of art is decorated so elaborately that you almost won’t want to eat it. Almost.

Where: 717 Queen Street West
Phone: 647-748-7001


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