Satisfy Your Sweetooth This Summer With These Local Businesses

Cafe Jules Croissant

From Facebook @julescafeto

Whether you have something to celebrate or you’re just trying to satisfy your sweet tooth, Mount Pleasant Village has a variety of shops selling all kinds of delicious goodies! You can find everything from stuffed cookies to elevated french pastries right at your fingertips. 

Flaky Tart

A wide selection of comforting baked goods can be found at Flaky Tart. This shop is the perfect place to find some of your childhood favourites like butter tarts, fruit pies, and an assortment of delicious and beautiful sugar cookies! 

For cakes, mix and match cake and buttercream flavours like lemon chiffon cake and raspberry, lemon, or cream cheese frosting. They also have flavours like spiced ginger cake, and cookies and cream frosting. Have a celebration coming up? Get your cake custom decorated to suit your needs! 

This shop also makes take-home savoury meat pies! You can grab a chicken and leak, steak and mushroom, classic tourtiere, or shepherd’s pie.  

Sweet Tooth

From Instagram @flakytart

Thobors Boulangerie Patisserie Café

Home to Toronto’s best baguettes, Thobors Boulangerie Patisserie Café is a classic French bakery on Mount Pleasant serving all the cakes, entremets, and pastries imaginable! They also have a second location on Eglington West!

There is really something for everyone at this patisserie. You can pick up homemade jams, bonbons, macarons, and various cakes!

If you’re extra hungry, they even serve an variety of sandwiches, quiches, and other French favourites.

From Instagram @thoborsbakery

XO Gelato

On a hot day, there is nothing like gelato, and XO Gelato has been a staple in the neighbourhood for over 40 years! Using only the best quality ingredients, their delicious flavours are a favourite in the community. 

They have classic flavours like chocolate and stracciatella, but also a few unique flavours like their lime mint gelato, a flavour that pairs perfectly with a scoop of classic lemon.

 

Foxies Bakeshop

Foxies Bakeshop has been serving Canada since 2018 with as an online bakery, which has just opened its first location on Mount Pleasant! These handcrafted stuffed cookies weigh 4 ounces and are baked to perfection. They’re perfect for sharing, but if you need something bigger, they also make cookie cakes!

Need something to go with your heavenly cookie? They serve coffees and Kawartha Dairy ice cream.

 

Jules Café Patisserie

Another great French patisserie on Mount Pleasant is Jules Café Patisserie. This patisserie prides itself in its fresh bread, pastries and savoury treats. You can sit down and enjoy your delicious pastry with a  freshly brewed coffee, latte, cappuccino, tea or take it to go for your mid-day pick me up. 

They’re well-known for their raspberry pistachio macaron, but you really can’t go wrong here. From classic french cakes like ​​millefeuille and almond croissants to freshly baked challah bread, everything at Jules Café Patisserie is sure to make your mouth water.

Xo Gelato
Xo Gelato
Foxies Cookie

From Instagram @foxiesbakeshop

Jules Tarts

From Instagram @julescafeto

Ambiance Chocolat

Ambiance Chocolat Display

At Ambiance Chocolat, their delicious treats are made using the finest and most ethical chocolate out there. All creations are blended in small batches, so they’re always fresh. 

This wonderful shop wants to leave the world better. They use recycled packaging, direct or fair trade chocolate, and aim to create affordable gourmet chocolates. 

Don’t be fooled, they do more than just chocolate truffles. Ambience Chocolat also offers a selection of baked goods, chocolate mousse, and ice cream.