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The Best Muffins in Toronto

The best muffins in Toronto are often enjoyed in the morning, but they make for a great treat any time of day. With puffy, crispy tops and fluffy insides, these simple but craveable baked goods are available in all kinds of flavours in this city.

Here are the best muffins in Toronto. 


Coco's
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Coco's

Don't come looking for boring bran muffins at this whimsical Little Italy cafe, because you won't find them: instead find ricotta muffins in flavours like strawberry, orange rhubarb, plum, blackberry and blood orange.

Neo Coffee Bar
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Neo Coffee Bar

Locations of this cafe near Frederick and King as well as Bay and College serve organic blackberry and blueberry muffins, and also gluten-free matcha raspberry ones with white chocolate chunks.


Almond Butterfly on Harbord
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Almond Butterfly on Harbord

Freshly baked gluten-free muffins are reliably available from pastry cases at Harbord Village and Dundas West locations of this bakery where cupcakes may steal the show, but options like a paleo flaxseed muffin are just as beloved.

Becked Goods
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Becked Goods

You'll have to look to find this mini bakery hidden in an alleyway off St. Clair West, but once you get there you'll be treated to the most delectable muffins in flavours like blueberry streusel, maple tahini banana or gluten-free peanut butter banana chocolate chip.


Bunner's Bake Shop in Kensington Market
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Bunner's Bake Shop in Kensington Market

This vegan and gluten-free bakery in Kensington Market makes muffins in triple chocolate chunk, carrot ginger, pumpkin chocolate chip, morning glory, lemon raspberry and blueberry oat crumble varieties, and they also sell "muffin buckets" so you can bake your own at home.


Remarkable Bean in Leslieville
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Remarkable Bean in Leslieville

Muffins in flavours like mixed berry are available from this cafe with locations in Leslieville and The Beaches and a laid-back atmosphere, perfect for enjoying with their fair trade organic coffee.

Riverdale Perk Cafe
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Riverdale Perk Cafe

This cafe in the Danforth area near Withrow Park is known for their full meal offerings, but they also make great baked goods for grab and go like hearty muffins. Every day they have a morning glory flavour with warm spices, carrots, seeds, oats, bran and coconut, and a flavour that changes every couple of days like pear almond crunch.


Bom Dia
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Bom Dia

Muffins at this Portuguese-influenced cafe in Parkdale mingle with over-the-top cupcakes, and come in equally exciting flavours like chourico and apple pie.

Capital Espresso
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Capital Espresso

Muffins in varying flavours are a big main draw at this corner coffee shop in Parkdale at Queen and Dunn. Expect varieties like pumpkin chocolate chip.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Almond Butterfly, Coco's, Neo Coffee Bar, Becked Goods


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