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The Best New Bakeries in Toronto, 2014

The best new bakeries in Toronto for 2014 padded our bellies with their fluffy confections this year. Some are vegan or gluten-free, and some are just like grandma used to make. Whatever the agenda, these new bakeries remind us sometimes it's best, when things get low, just to toss up our hands, smile, and say "Ain't life a slice?" before popping in another delicacy into the ol' cakehole.

Here are the best new bakeries in Toronto for 2014.

See also:

The Best New Bakeries in Toronto, 2013
The Best New Bakeries in Toronto, 2012
The Best New Bakeries in Toronto, 2011
The Best New Bakeries in Toronto, 2010



Blackbird Baking Co.
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Blackbird Baking Co.

Kensington Market has been transformed by the master baking at Blackbird Baking Co., who offer wonderful organic sourdoughs, focaccias and whole grain breads with rustic roots.

Bang Bang Ice Cream and Bakery
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Bang Bang Ice Cream and Bakery

This little bakery and ice cream shoppe on Ossington brings them in with their amazing ice cream, made up into wicked custom sandwiches with all of their delicious cookies. (You could also have them each on their own - but why?)


The Rolling Pin
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The Rolling Pin

Donuts with maple bacon injections, rich delectable cupcakes, and full-sized cakes are among the many specialties of the The Rolling Pin at Lawrence and Yonge. It's like a roller derby of sweetness.


Home
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Home

Bakerbots co-owner Christopher Stopa poured all of his baking knowledge into his own brand-new place in Bloordale Village this year. At Home, you'll be able to find plenty of crowd pleasing butter tarts, cupcakes, pies and cookies.


Baker and Scone
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Baker and Scone

Toronto anglophiles jumped for joy this year with Baker and Scone opened up - the St. Clair West bakery has finally allowed them to satisfy those incessant scone and clotted cream cravings.

Almond Butterfly
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Almond Butterfly

Gluten-free bakery lovers found a new favourite place in Almond Butterfly. The Annex bakery does cupcakes, cakes, bagels, brownies, date squares and more - all wheat-free and mmm-mmm good.



Colette
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Colette

Uber posh café and bakery Colette Grand brings French elegance to King Street. The cookies, pastries, macarons, and cakes are as tasty as they are beautiful.

Bake Shoppe
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Bake Shoppe

Formerly The Wedding Cake Shoppe, what's old is new again, with a revamped space and amplified menu (they still make great cakes). Watch out for those homemade Pop Tarts - they're addictive.


The Tempered Room
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The Tempered Room

Bertrand Alépéé (and pastry chef Tyler Lang) had us drooling at Amuse-Bouche, and things have only gotten more extreme at their new Parkdale patisserie, where French-style confections reign.


Von Doughnuts
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Von Doughnuts

Spectacular donuts are the name of the game at Von Doughnuts. Their boozy concoctions, like Cap n' Jack, and the Jalapeno cake donut are memorable favourites.

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