Since the dawn of time, there has always been two things that go together: Celebrations and sweet treats. Maybe, it's cheat day or a reward for passing your english exam, or maybe simply because it's wednesday and that's reason enough for a celebration.  Any day can be a celebration if you make it one.

We all crave something sweet once in a while. These sweet spots are guaranteed to satisfy those cravings.

Photo CredThe Red Bench

1. The Red Bench

611 Yonge St

Located at Yonge and Wellesley, this teeny tiny café serves made-to-order cookies! Yum. You choose your dough, add ins, and they bake your cookies right before your eyes. With it's adorable homey decor and the smell of freshly baked cookies wafting from the oven, this place is sure to please. Look out for its signature red bench outside!

Photo cred- Amy

2. Soma

443 King St W

32 Tank House Lane

312 Adelaide St W

Soma, located in the heart of the distillery district, is a gourmet chocolate and gelato shop. It carries a range of delicious chocolates in every flavour imaginable and has some of the best gelato in town.

Photo cred-Joel Olive

3. Prairie Girl Cupcakes

18 King St E

100 King Street West

150 Bloor Street West

A cupcake lovers dream. This cupcake shop has some of the best in town. Their ginormous cupcakes come in a ton of delicious flavours like Banana Chocolate and Chocolate Peanut Butter and are piled high with frosting. They also have brownies, cookies and tarts!

Photo Cred-Chiot's Run

4. Tom’s Dairy Freeze

A west end favourite. Tom's Dairy Freeze, located in Etobicoke, is a town favourite with its delicious ice cream creations and shakes. It’s massive menu and tiny diner like atmosphere feels like something straight out of the sixties.

Photo cred- Sweet Flour

5. Sweet Flour

2352 Bloor St W

Cookie Monsters rejoice! Featuring everything from customizable cookies, cookie cakes and ice cream sandwiches, Sweet Flour Bake Shop has got all of your cookie needs covered. They create baked goods based on your preferences and have a million topping options. Make your cookies your own.

Photo Cred- Greg's Ice Cream

6. Greg’s Ice Cream

750 Spadina Ave

There's a reason it's referred to as “The happiest Ice Cream in the World.” This ice cream shop is sure to put a smile on your face. They feature homemade ice cream in traditional flavours, as well as some unique ones like marshmallow. They even went around the city one day giving out free ice cream samples and spreading happiness to all the children (and adults).

7. Aren’t We Sweet?

95 Front St E

The small shop hidden in the basement of St. Lawrence market is what one might define as a hidden gem. Its authentic french macaroons are to die for and their selection of chocolates is unreal. They carry sweets from all over the world and have a lot of vegan and sugar free options too. Be sure to check them out during the Saturday market.

Photo cred-Baker Bots Baking

8. Baker Bots

205 Delaware Ave

This place is known for having the best ice cream sandwiches around. This popular bakery allows you to create your own ice cream sandwich with there large variety of cookies, including maple bacon cookies, to make into a sandwich, the perfect summer evening treat. They also have They’re only open evenings during the week and on weekends, so timing is everything.

Photo cred- Moo Milk Bar

9. Moo Milk Bar

1918 Queen St E

Cookie, cookie, cookie, milk. This cookie bar is a must try for any cookies and milk lover. They have a bunch of cookie flavours and 17 different types of milk, Crazy! They take dunking your cookies to a whole new level. Doesn’t banana chocolate milk sound amazing?

Photo cred - Linda Muir

10. The Nutty Chocolatier

2179 Queen E

Just as good as the one in the Muskoka. This store has absolutely everything sugary. They have ice cream, gourmet chocolates and fudge and every candy under the sun. The best part is it looks like an old time candy shop. It’s cozy atmosphere makes you literally feel like a kid in a candy shop.