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The Best Muffins in Toronto
The best muffins in Toronto are the perfect morning snack to start your day on the right track. Grabbing a quick bite on your way to work or simply need a snack before dinner? You can’t go wrong with a hearty carrot muffin or a tangy blueberry muffin to help you get through the day. It doesn’t matter if you’re vegan or gluten-free, Toronto’s bakeries have a muffin for everyone.
Capital Espresso is a chic coffee shop located on Queen St W and Dunn Ave. Here you can grab yourself a nice hot cup of coffee to go along with their specialty muffins. They have a fantastic selection of muffins here which include savoury options as well. Their “Cheddar Cornmeal Muffin” is highly rated as one of the best savoury treats in Toronto.
Located in Roncesvalles, is a rustic-looking bakery/cafe that serves creative baked goods and savoury snacks. What’s special about this bakery is that all their food and baked goods are all made in-house fresh every day. Their “Innocent Muffin” is a go-to choice for a delicious and healthy snack, as it’s packed with superfoods and naturally sweetened with fruits.
Get your cameras ready, as everything in this bakery is picturesque. Located on Queen St E and Balsam ave, is a cozy little bakery that serves some of Toronto’s favourite baked goods in a boutique-like setting. Here they have treats for everyone as their menu includes a vast selection of vegan and gluten-free options. Here you can get a ‘Cruffin’, which is a muffin that combines the crispy exterior of a croissant with the moist interior of a muffin. This delightful treat is best enjoyed sitting down as it can get messy.
This specialty bakery has 4 locations throughout Toronto. Here you will find freshly baked goods, artisan bread, hot meals, and even artisan cheese. When it comes to muffins, you can’t go wrong with their “Banana Chocolate Muffin” which is perfect for any time of the day. This place is often packed with hungry customers, but don’t let that discourage you from lining up as the service here is fast and efficient.
At this cozy cafe near Queen and Spadina, you will find some of the best baked goods in the city. Here you can get classics like croissants, and of course their world-famous chocolate chip cookies. With that being said, be sure not to skip out on their muffins (especially when they are freshly baked) as they are the perfect treats to get your day started.
At this industrial-styled café & bakery on Frederick St in St. Lawrence Market, you can get a hearty cup of brewed coffee that goes great with their Japanese-inspired baked goods. Highly recommend getting their blackberry & blueberry muffin which is made with 100% organic ingredients. You can taste the fresh flavours of the fruits without being overwhelmed by artificial sweeteners that you will find in other places.
Sweet Hart is known for its delicious baked goods that are vegan, gluten-free, and keto-friendly. At this pretty bakery, you can indulge in sweet treats like cakes, cupcakes, cookies, danishes, and more. One of their must-tries is their PB&J muffin which takes classic comfort food and transforms into something even better! Best of all you can feel good eating it as it’s vegan, gluten-free, and contains no refined sugar.
Bunner’s is a cute little bakery serving delicious vegan and gluten-free treats with two locations in Toronto. Here you will find an amazing selection of tasty treats and desserts like cupcakes, key lime pie, ice cream, scones, and more. Their muffins are simply out of this world – with their triple chocolate chunk being a personal favourite. Best of all, you can even bake their muffins at home with their “Muffin Buckets”, which come with the same batter which they use in their stores.
As the name hinted, this is the spot to be if you are looking for muffins that’ll blow you away. Located on Jarvis St and Queen St E, this humble eatery serves delicious baked goods, as well as, Lebanese-inspired lunches. The muffins served here are truly mystic, as they are baked to perfection with just the right amount of moistness. Also, the amount of sugar they use doesn’t distract you from the actual flavours of the cake. This muffin spot is the real deal!
This chic bakeshop & cafe is located in downtown Harbord Street Village, by Spadina and Harbord St. Not only do they do a mean cup of Joe, but their baked goods are also top-notched. Here you will find a wide selection of cupcakes, cookies, squares, muffins, and more, which are only available in-store. Their banana chocolate muffin is out of this world!
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That’s it for our list of the best muffin spots in Toronto. Hope this article has helped you find your new favourite muffin. Be sure to check out our other blogs on all things Toronto.