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The Best Birthday Cakes in Toronto

The best birthday cakes in Toronto can be found at local bakeries who know a thing or two about how to impress on that special day. Blow out the candles and get the party started with these beautiful, frosted creations.

Here is where to find the best birthday cakes in Toronto.

Top photo via Bake Shoppe.


Bakerbots
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Bakerbots

This bakery on Delaware, just north of Bloor, doesn’t do fancy fondant. Instead, it offers elegant and naked cakes. You must pre-order (one week or more is recommended) for flavours such as the six-layer chocolate cake, the birthday sprinkle cake and the custom ice cream cake.

Bake Shoppe
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Bake Shoppe

Pop into this bakery on College Street to find ready-made six-inch cakes in flavours like red velvet with cream cheese frosting, devil's food cake with Ferrero Rocher buttercream and a pretty vanilla confetti cake with vanilla bean buttercream and rainbow sprinkles. Custom sizes are available with a minimum of four days notice.


SanRemo Bakery
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SanRemo Bakery

The Italian bakery on Royal York carries a huge selection of cakes that are available for walk-ins. Find round cakes ranging from six to 10 inches available in store, while rectangular slab cakes require four days notice. Flavours include classics such as carrot and chocolate fudge as well as fancier options like chocolate mousse bomb and super caramel crunch.

Bunner's Bake Shop (Kensington Market)
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Bunner's Bake Shop (Kensington Market)

Gluten-free, egg-free and dairy-free cakes are the specialty at this bakery with locations in The Junction and in Kensington Market. Sizes range from a six-inch round cake to slab cakes that’ll feed 50-plus people. Flavours include vanilla, chocolate, lemon and French toast.


Le Dolci
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Le Dolci

This Dundas West bakery makes ordering a cake easy. Shop online for six different flavours decorated with ruffles or buttercream rosettes. Pre-order with three days notice for pick-up or delivery across the GTA. Last minute shoppers are in luck; the store carries cakes for walk-ins too.


Yummy Stuff
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Yummy Stuff

A variety of cakes in flavours like chocolate, vanilla, lemon, raspberry and red velvet are always available at this Parkdale bakery. Custom orders require 48-hours notice. Yummy Stuff will even pipe on a sweet message and can accommodate gluten-free and vegan requests.

The Rolling Pin
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The Rolling Pin

Whimsical birthday cakes like doughnut cakes or salted caramel buttercream and vanilla chocolate chip cakes topped with macarons, are among the many options at this midtown bakery. You'll find a selection available when you walk in, but you can always put in an order 48 hours in advance to avoid disappointment.


Short and Sweet Cupcakes
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Short and Sweet Cupcakes

This bake shop on Avenue Road near the 401 offers nine different cakes (plus custom options) crowned with peaks of buttercream. Look forward to festive selections like The Sprinkler (vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream and sprinkles) and ultra decadent options like a chocolate cake with salted caramel filling, vanilla buttercream and a salted caramel drip.

Desmond & Beatrice
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Desmond & Beatrice

Find eight and 10-inch cakes in flavours like birthday cake, featuring two layers of confetti-filled vanilla cake frosted and filled with a pink vanilla buttercream, at this bakery on Carlaw, just south of Gerrard. Or, opt for the mind-blowing chocolate cake with a rich chocolate buttercream.

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