I don't know about you guys, but personally, I'll take advantage of any opportunity to treat myself, especially to something sweet. Cookies, cakes, pies? You name it, I'll enjoy it. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to find the perfect place to get these sweet treats.
Edmonton's bakery scene may be small, but it is mighty. They're consistently coming up with the most innovative flavours and unique treats for Edmontonians to enjoy. Next time you find yourself craving something sweet, hit up one of the amazing places on our list:
1. Duchess Bake Shop // 10718 124 St NW
Every pie lovers dream. Duchess makes some of the best flavours, including Sour Cream Cherry and Saskatoon Raspberry. Everything tastes like it's straight out of your grandma's kitchen.
2. Block 1912 Cafe // 10361 82 Ave NW
Not only is this cafe super instagrammable, it's also one of Edmonton's best dessert spots. They're specifically known for their gelato, but anyone with a sweet tooth will find something to enjoy.
3. Vi's for Pies // 13408 Stony Plain Rd NW
All your favourite homemade treats, without any work required on your part. Vi's serves the most amazing sweets, from Strawberry Cheesecake, to Peanut Butter Mousse Pie.
4. The Art of Cake // 11807C 105 Ave NW
Like having tea with the queen. The Art of Cake is totally quaint, and gives you the perfect excuse to dress up for Sunday tea with your gal pals.
5. L'Espresso Organic Cafe // 3 Winston Churchill Square NW
How about a drink for dessert? You have to try the Peanut Butter Mocha Latte, it's to die for.
6. Whimsical Cake Studio // 8716 109 St NW
Whimsical Cake Studio is always whipping up the most amazing cupcake flavours. From Pistachio Velvet to to Strawberry Balsamic, your tastebuds will always be on their toes.
7. Snowy Dessert // 10209 82 Ave NW
Any Korean dessert fans out there? Snowy Dessert serves this awesome Green Tea Korean Rice Cake, as well as many other amazing cultural dishes.
8. Dessert Island // 10824 97 St NW
A Hong Kong style dessert house, located on the edge of Chinatown. Dessert Island serves tasty treats such as Mango Shaved Ice and Wheel Cake.
9. Uccellino // 10349 Jasper Ave
What's more romantic that splitting some delicious Italian desserts? The Chocolate Budino is a must-try.
10. Bon Ton Bakery // 8720 148 St NW
One of Edmonton's best authentic artesianal bakeries. Serving fan favourites, like the Saskatoon Berry & Whipped Ganache Eclair, and Raspberry Almond Strudels.
11. The WoodRack Cafe // 7603 109 St NW
Simplistic and delicious. The WoodRack is the perfect afternoon hangout, where you can relax and snack on some tasty treats, like these Peanut Butter Brownie Whoopie Pies.
12. Nabati Foods // 12809 66 St NW
Vegans need dessert too. Just because it's healthy, doesn't mean it's not delicious. From Pink Nanaimo Bars to Matcha Cake, Nabati has the most incredible flavours.
13. Sweet Lollapalooza Confections // 10155 102 St NW
Almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Lollapalooza sources the rarest chocolates on Earth, and combines them with the best flavours and ingredients.
14. Macarons & Goodies French Bakery // 10548 101 St NW
A whole cake made out of macarons, because why the hell not? All your favorite high-end, Mediterranean desserts at affordable prices.
15. Upper Crust Cafe // 10909 86 Ave NW
Open since 1986, Upper Crust Cafe clearly has some experience in serving up delicious desserts. Their banana cream pie has always been an Edmonton favourite.