The Best Challah in Toronto
The best challah in Toronto is, with few exceptions, found up and down the Bathurst Street corridor. Whether setting the table for Shabbat dinner or just looking for the best bread for brunch-time French toast, these bakeries are the best source for deliciously fluffy, eggy breads.
This is the best challah in Toronto.
Old world recipes brought to Toronto by way of Lithuania via England are the specialty from this family-owned bakery that has been perfecting its trade since 1888. Regular or pull-apart challah are priced around the $5 mark and come in varieties like sweet, raisin, water (egg-free), wholewheat or multigrain.
The iconic Thornhill bakery is home to standard varieties of egg and water challah, plus marble, wholewheat, multi-grain and spelt varieties (from $3.50 to $7.25). Even more unique is a frozen, bake-at-home option ($2.95), which means your house can smell like fresh baked bread too.
This bakery in Kensington Market sells a rotating selection of breads each day, but fluffy, eggy, sesame seed challah ($6) are a staple on Fridays. In time for the Jewish holidays, you'll find sweet, ceremonial round-shaped raisin challot topped with turbinado sugar.
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