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The Best Cupcakes in Toronto

The best cupcakes in Toronto come with luscious frosting and decadent decorations that are almost too pretty to eat. When you’re not in the mood for a whole cake but having no cake simply isn’t an option, these palm-sized treats will do. 

Here are the best cupcakes in Toronto.


Bobbette & Belle on Yonge
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Bobbette & Belle on Yonge

From cookies n’ cream to decadent red velvets, this popular cake shop is making picture-perfect cupcakes. Find over 15 flavours at either location in Leslieville or by Yonge and Lawrence.

The Rolling Pin
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The Rolling Pin

This bakery by Avenue and Lawrence has a rotating selection of cupcakes daily. Get one of their regular-sized cupcakes. If you can’t resist, special order their mini cupcakes by the dozen.


Dlish
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Dlish

West Queen West’s cupcake purveyor adheres to a weekly schedule of cupcake flavours. Dulce de leche on Tuesday, strawberry on Friday–check out their website for the deets. Maybe call in advance since some delicious flavours tend to sell out.

The Butternut Baking Co.
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The Butternut Baking Co.

If you’re looking for a low-carb, gluten- and dairy-free treat, head to this Junction bakery. You won’t believe that their keto Strawberry Blush or Chocolate Sprinkle cupcakes are completely sugar-free. 


Bake Sale
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Bake Sale

There are multiple Etobicoke locations of this popular bakery. All their cupcakes are made fresh every morning and come with their signature layer of thick buttercream icing that happens to be butter-free.


Almond Butterfly
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Almond Butterfly

You’d hardly know the cupcakes from this bakery and cafe are gluten-free and mostly vegan. The bakeshop on Harbord has the expansive selection of cupcakes while the bistro on Dundas West carries cupcakes only on the weekends.

Sweet Bliss
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Sweet Bliss

Leslieville’s cozy bakery switches up its cupcakes every weekend, but you can be sure they’ll be plump and buttercream-covered. They keep it simple with a playful dash of sprinkles but their flavours knock it out of the park every time. 


Short & Sweet Bakeshop
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Short & Sweet Bakeshop

Nut-free cupcakes are the speciality at this Avenue and Lawrence bakeshop. Expect about different options on weekdays and even more to choose from on weekends. Short & Sweet offers regular- and mini-sized cupcakes.

Ampersand Bakehouse
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Ampersand Bakehouse

Blueberry Earl Grey, chai and whiskey coffee are just a few of the to-die for flavours at this Danforth East bakery. Anything topped with lavender or latte buttercream is an automatic yes.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at the Rolling Pin. Additional photos by DLish and Bake Sale.


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