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The Best Slice of Cake in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / February 3, 2016

cake slice torontoThe best slice of cake in Toronto is cause for celebration - especially when flying solo. For those times when your sweet tooth beckons but a whole cake is too much, these bakeries and cafes have got you covered.

Here's where to find the best slices of cake in Toronto.

Bobbette & Belle

Bobbette & Belle

Bobbette & Belle boasts two locations that specialize in artisanal pastries and confections including cakes. By the slice ($5.95) you'll find carrot cake, salted caramel cake and coffee cake for immediate consumption. More »

Wanda's Pie in the Sky

Wanda's Pie in the Sky

Don't discount Wanda's cakes just because pies are her specialty. Her repertoire includes over a dozen types of cakes, and more often than not you'll find a least a few varieties to enjoy on-site including a delightful rainbow sponge cake. More »

Bakerbots

Bakerbots

Tucked into a side street at Bloor and Ossington, this compact bakeshop offers a rotating selection of cakes by the slice. The carrot cake with cheese frosting is a house favourite, sold in small ($4) or regular ($5) wedges. More »

Millie Patisserie

Millie Patisserie

Japanese-style crepe cakes (from $7.10/slice) and light, souffle-like cheesecakes ($5.95/slice) are the thing to get at this bakery in the Fashion District. Expect to find labour-intensive cakes consisting of 20+ layers of delicate crepes alternating with flavoured pastry cream in flavours like vanilla bean, matcha, tiramisu, and champagne & strawberries. More »

Roselle Desserts

Roselle Desserts

The pastry shop in Corktown is home to The Chocolate One, a decadent dark chocolate sponge cake paired with dark chocolate mousse, chocolate pearls and ganache that sells for $7.50 per slice. Also find non-traditional cakes like earl grey-filled cream puffs with hazelnuts on a French butter biscuit crust ($7/slice) and Japanese-style crepe cakes on the weekends. More »

Fantail

Fantail

This bakery-cafe on Roncesvalles is generally stocked with eight or more cakes at a time. The carrot cake ($4.75/slice) and the red velvet naturally coloured with raspberries and beets ($4.75/slice) are among the most popular, but you'll also find unique creations like a moist, earl grey cardamom chocolate cake ($4.25) and a gluten-free polenta cake ($5.25). More »

Flying Elephant Bakery

Flying Elephant Bakery

The bakery in the Beach(es) deals in traditional South American pastries and when it comes to cake, you'll find an ever-changing selection that's recently included caracas cake and quasillos cake, as well as a classic strawberry shortcake. Buy by the slice for $3 to $5.50 a piece. More »

Bloomer's

Bloomer's

The Bloor Street bakery is always whipping up new recipes and offers a rotating selection from over 30 different flavours. Typically you'll find just a single option each day sold by the slice ($5 to $7) including a London Fog cake steeped with earl grey tea and iced with a tea-infused frosting. More »

SanRemo Bakery

SanRemo Bakery

The Italian bakery in Etobicoke carries a mighty impressive selection of cakes that generally features eight to 10 different flavours. Find classics like Black Forest cake, strawberry, mocha and more for $2.99 per slice, best had accompanied by a cappuccino. More »

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