Life is Sweet

The GTA is home to a variety of sweet shops and bakeries – it’s all about where to look. We’ve done the work for you, arranging a list of crave-worthy, handmade, exciting, GTA dessert must-tries this summer!


1. Crema Di Gelato

Are we strolling the streets in Italy or simply downtown Burlington? Indulge in hand-crafted, rich gelato at this artisanal micro-creamery.

415 Locust St, Burlington
@handcraftedartisan

2. La Dolce Vita

While sticking to traditional Italian recipes, and offering vegan/gluten free options, this cold treat spot was voted the best in Oakville.

22 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
@ladolcevita.gelato

3. The Flavour Fox

Another Oakville gem offering ice cream, gelato and cakes, the Flavour Fox has nestled its way into the hearts of Oakville and Bronte residents.

77 Bronte Rd #103A, Oakville
@theflavourfox

4. Aveiro Bakery

Initially started as a way to make treats for family and friends, this passionate, Portuguese bakery offers custom cakes and other baked goods to its community.

2530 Sixth Line #12, Oakville
@aveirobakery

5. Cupid’s Gourmet Bakery

Fall in love with this Oakville hot spot! Cupid’s offers a selection of gourmet treats from cute cupcakes to custom cookies!

1011 Upper Middle Rd E, Oakville
@cupids_bakery

6. Kelly’s Bake Shoppe

Located in the heart of downtown Burlington, Kelly’s is a local go-to for tasty treats that are vegan, gluten free, and peanut free!

401 Brant St, Burlington
@kellysbake

7. Marylebone Cafe & Creamery

Indulge in a selection of premium, organic coffee, paired with a chewy, fresh-baked cookie! Ice cream, cakes, cookies and more are all offered at Marylebone.

216 Oak Park Blvd, Oakville
@marylebonecanada

8. Lola Choco Bar & Sweet House

Located in the charming Village Square downtown Burlington, try Lola for a fresh coffee and an assortment of baked goods!

423 Elizabeth St #13, Burlington
@lolachocobar

9. Dairy Cream

Since 1958, Dairy Cream has been serving up sundaes, milkshakes and splits to its community. Feeling retro? Pop by and enjoy!

715 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga
@dairycream1958

10. Black Forest Pastry Shop

Cakes, pies, pastries and more are available at this charming, family-owned Oakville bake shop!

184 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville
@bfpastryshop

11. DUNK Burgers & Chocolate

This resto and chocolate lounge offers savoury snacks as well as decadent desserts. To put it their way, “We dunk it all!”

600 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Mississauga
@dunkrestaurants

12. D Spot Dessert Cafe

Using only the freshest, and highest quality ingredients, D Spot prides themselves in their homemade ice cream, cakes, Belgian chocolates and unique savoury options!

5164 Dixie Rd, Mississauga
@dspotcafe

13. The Sunshine Doughnut Co.

A Burlington staple, The Sunshine Doughnut Co. offers a selection of gorgeous, tasty, Instagram-able doughnuts to satisfy any sweet tooth!

439 Brock Ave, Burlington
@sunshinedoughnuts