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The Best Cupcakes in Toronto

The best cupcakes in Toronto have outlasted the "craze" that consumed this city before macarons and doughnuts became all the rage. These nostalgic treats have proven their staying power and are sure to be fixtures at birthday parties, celebrations, and coffee breaks for years to come.

Here's are the best cupcakes in Toronto.

See also: The top 10 new cupcake shops in Toronto for 2014



Prairie Girl Bakery
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Prairie Girl Bakery

Multiple locations of this shop are renowned for cupcakes in classic flavours like chocolate, vanilla and chocolate banana, as well as seasonal specialties like blueberries and cream. Single cupcakes cost $3.25, while a dozen is $35.

Simply Frosted Cupcakery
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Simply Frosted Cupcakery

This cupcakery in Scarborough offers over two dozen flavours including specialties like maple bacon, salted caramel, and birthday cake with confetti sprinkles. Single cupcakes start at $2.85, while a dozen sells for $32.


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

The vegan and gluten free bakery with locations in The Junction and in Kensington Market stocks cupcakes in classic flavours like vanilla, red velvet, and chocolate. There's also a French toast inspired cupcake infused with cinnamon and decorated with maple frosting.


Dlish
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Dlish

A rotating assortment of cupcake flavours is featured daily at this West Queen West bakery. Popular picks include chocolate marshmallow, maple walnut and apple caramel. Singles sell for $3, while a dozen goes for $33.


The Rolling Pin
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The Rolling Pin

This pastry shop at Yonge and Lawrence offers a steady lineup of cupcakes in flavours like chocolate peanut buttercup, coconut cream, and black velvet, while chef specials get creative with toppings. Single cupcakes sell for $3, while a dozen rings in at $34.

Don't Call Me Cupcake
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Don't Call Me Cupcake

This sweet little bakeshop in Kensington Market stocks cupcakes in tempting flavours like rum glazed cake crowned with swirls of buttercream and Madagascar vanilla frosted with peaks of whipped chocolate buttercream.



For the Love of Cake
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For the Love of Cake

Satisfy your sweet tooth at this Liberty Village bakery where deliciously moist cupcakes ($2.65-$3.65) are sold in dozens of flavours including decadent creations like Guinness chocolate, strawberry shortcake, and cookie dough.

Sweet Bliss
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Sweet Bliss

This baking company in Leslieville offers a daily selection of all natural, homemade cupcakes ($2.95 each) in crowd pleasing flavours like red velvet, gingerbread with cream cheese frosting, and banana marshmallow.


Bake Shoppe
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Bake Shoppe

Cupcakes ($2.85 each or $34 for a dozen) are a mainstay at this nostalgic sweet shop on College Street. Find three flavours on offer each day in classic flavours like vanilla bean, red velvet, and chocolate truffle.


Short and Sweet Cupcakes
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Short and Sweet Cupcakes

This cupcake specialist on Avenue Road offers a cast of daily flavours including chocolate with sprinkles, red velvet with raspberry filling, and banana chocolate chip topped with banana icing. Individual cupcakes sell for $3, while a dozen is priced at $30.


Desmond & Beatrice
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Desmond & Beatrice

The bakeshop on Carlaw offers six rotating cupcake flavours daily, while 40+ varieties are available for custom orders. Cupcakes are sold for $2.75 or twelve for $29. Original creations include a cinnamon spiced cake crowned with a swirl of brown sugar frosting.

Life is Sweet
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Life is Sweet

This beloved cupcake house in the Beach(es) sticks to classic, ever popular varieties. Find the shop stocked with vanilla bean, butterscotch and double chocolate creations prepared onsite (of course) and ready for a boardwalk stroll. These cupcakes ring in at $2.75 each, or $29 for a dozen.

The Best Cupcakes in Toronto


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