10 ways to celebrate S'mores Day in Toronto

Aug 9 2016, 9:58 pm

It’s National S’mores Day today and Toronto is taking the celebrations to the next level.

Paying tribute to the nostalgic summertime treat, these bakeries, brunch spots, and dessert houses have taken the classic combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker and remixed it in all new ways.

S’Mores Pie – The Rolling Pin

The deep dish graham cracker crust filled with chocolate ganache and encircled by fluffy peaks of brûléed marshmallow is just one of unique desserts  (also find doughnuts, macarons and more) that riff on the campfire classic at this Yonge and Lawrence area bakery.

Address: 3429 Yonge Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-691-4554

S’mores Pancakes – Lisa Marie

A stack of flapjacks alternating with Nutella and fluff is a summertime special on the weekend brunch menu at this Queen West eatery. I’m somewhat convinced this indulgent dish was created as a consolation prize for all us cottage-less denizens.

Address: 638 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-748-6822

Peanut Butter S’mores Bars – Bake Shoppe

This College Street bakery slings s’mores by the brick. Three fingers of toasted marshmallow fluff layered over chocolate ganache and graham cracker crust will surly satiate nostalgic cravings.

Address: 859 College Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-916-2253

S’mores Soft Serve – Sweet Jesus

You know you want S’more. #BlessYourMouth

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Epic ice cream creations at three Toronto locations serve up sky high swirls of soft serve drizzled with chocolate syrup, rolled through crushed graham crackers and decorated with mini marshmallows.

Address: 106 John Street; 780 Queen Street East; 130 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
Phone: 647-348-1166; 647-334-0780; 647-351-4130

S’mores Doughnuts – San Remo

The Italian bakery in Etobicoke is home to some of the city’s best doughnuts. S’mores doughnuts make appearances amidst the rotating selection and not only are they glazed in chocolate and decorated with roasted marshmallow and graham cracker crumbs, they also boast oozing marshmallow centres.

Address: 374 Royal York Road, Toronto
Phone: 416-255-2808

S’mores Bao – Lucky Red

S’mores bao from @luckyredshop A sweet start to Bey night. #smores #omnom #luckyred #marshmallow #dessert #bao

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The Chinatown snack bar deep fries steamed buns and dusts them in sugar before sandwiching them around burnt marshmallow and chocolate. Yum!

Address: 318 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-792-8628

S’mores Empanadas – The Empanada Company

In heaven. Empanada banana nutella s’more. Yes yes yes. Thank you @empanada_company #TCM15

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This compact take out counter located just off Lakeshore West does Chilean empanadas in savoury and sweet styles. The banana Nutella s’mores empanada is the most popular dessert, featuring a pastry pocket topped with marshmallow fluff and filled with Nutella and bananas.

Address: 122 Fortieth Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-435-5003

S’mores Ice Cream Sammies – Big Crow

S’mores are the perfect closer to a feast at this backyard BBQ restaurant on Dupont. The towering dessert features a couple toasted marshmallows skewered through a brioche bun stacked with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and graham cracker crumbs.

Address: 176 Dupont Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-748-3287

S’mores Cake – Sugar Loaf

Need a s’more you can pierce with a birthday candle? Your wish has come true! Graham crumb cake with layers of semisweet chocolate ganache crowned with torched meringue teardrops are available to order in single and sharable sizes.

Address: 729 Queen Street East, Toronto
Phone: 647-847-6122

S’mores Kits – Pusateri’s

Betcha you didn’t know we make a #smores kit!? Homemade everything and 100% nut free. Sold exclusively at @pusaterisfoods and sullivanbleeker.com

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Fireside essentials assembled into a compact kit by Sullivan & Bleeker are way better than taking a pillow worth of marshmallows portaging. Did I mention the graham crackers are locally made and the chocolate is top notch too? Buy them exclusively at Pusateri’s locations across the GTA.

Address: 57 Yorkville Avenue; 2901 Bayview Avenue; 25 The West Mall
Phone: 416-785-9100

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