Whether you are looking for a made-to-order masterpiece, an afternoon sugar fix for your sweet tooth, or crowd-pleasing treat to make you the talk of the holiday party, these 13 bakeries can make your decadent dreams come true with some of their beloved desserts!
1. A Custom Cake at Art of Cake
This made-to-order cake company recently moved to Edmonton’s Brewery District, but still offers the same delectable treats, such as cookies, cupcakes, muffins, and so much more. Order a beautiful cake creation for any occasion—or go all in and build a dessert buffet of delightful confections!
11807C-105 Ave. | 780-485-5517
2. Muffins at Kinnikinnick Fresh
Kinnikinnick offers tasty food selections for those who are celiac, have peanut or tree nut allergies, or have any special dietary restrictions. Enjoy a fresh-baked muffin in a variety of fruity flavours, or take home other treats such as cookies, doughnuts, bagels, and more!
10490-120 St. | 780-424-2900
3. Eclairs at La Boule Bakery
Thriving in the heart of Old Strathcona, this bakery offers homemade artisan bread, delicate French pastries, chocolates, and more. Try one of their uniquely flavoured eclairs—such as Lime Mango or Pistachio Praline—with a cup of perfectly roasted coffee.
8020-101 St. | 780-760-2253
4. Pain au Chocolat at FanFan Pâtisserie
Located in Old Strathcona, this new French bakery specializes in delightful petit desserts, such as tarts and macarons. On top of their homemade gelato and sorbet, you need to try their flaky Pain au Chocolat!
10330-80 Ave. | 587-524-9899
5. Macarons at Duchess Bake Shop
Duchess has a Parisian elegance and inviting atmosphere, with beautiful décor and pristine displays showcasing the array of cakes, tarts, and pies. Indulge in the five signature flavours of macarons or one of their seasonal flavours, including egg nog, candy cane, and gingerbread.
10718-124 St. | 780-488-4999
6. Rice Krispie Squares at District Café & Bakery
From cookies and croissants to muffins and scones in assorted flavours, this trendy café has options for everyone with everything made fresh, in-house every morning! Try the indulgent Rice Krispie Squares, which are covered in a thick layer of toasted marshmallow.
101, 10011-109 St. | 780-705-7788
7. The Pineapple Fritter at Doughnut Party
Dough-not wait to try one of these colourful creations that come in unique flavours like Rocky Road and Earl Grey. Doughnut Party is best-known for their scrumptious Pineapple Fritter, so arrive early to snag this unique twist on a classic.
8. Pecan Pie at Vi’s for Pies
This diner serves a wide selection of pies and cakes, all made with fresh and all-natural ingredients. You’re in for a slice of heaven with any flavour here, but a particular favourite is the Pecan Pie.
13408 Stony Plain Rd. | 780-4540-4300
9. Christmas Cake at Bon Ton Bakery
This bakery has been offering homemade breads, fine cakes, and pastries for over 60 years in Edmonton, including their holiday staple: Christmas Cake! The recipe for this sweet tradition hasn’t changed in all that time and is still loaded with delicious dried fruits and nuts.
8720-149 St. | 780-489-7177
10. Paris-Brest at Passion de France
Enjoy the classic strawberry tarts, layered cakes, macarons, and so much more in this elegant and cozy bakery. The Paris-Brest is a delicacy with flaky pastry stuffed with a praline cream and topped with almond slivers.
11812-86 Ave. | 780-257-2092
11. Man’s Man Cookie at Sugared & Spiced
This new bakery offers unique flavours of cakes, cookies, meringues, and more! The Man’s Man Cookie combines chocolate chips, peanut butter, and bacon! Or try out the special Girl’s Night In Cookie creation that features chocolate, caramel, and raspberry dessert wine.
10334-82 Ave. | 780-244-2253
12. Chocolate Almond Croissant at Arno’s Fine French Pastry
After selling his fine French pastries at farmers’ markets throughout the city, Arnaud Valade finally has a permanent space of his own. The heavenly Chocolate Almond Croissant is a must-try.
10038-116 St. | 780-760-0717
13. Croissant at Chocorrant Pâtisserie + Café
Chocorrant puts a unique spin on classic treats like the croissant and danish. Indulge in the unique croissant flavours at Chocorrant, including Matcha Almond, Cookies and Cream, and Banana Nutella!
10328-124 St. | 780-908-2253
– Janelle Escott