Best brownies in Toronto

Toronto is home to many delicious chocolate treats, and one of the ultimate indulgences is brownies! The fudgy chocolate cake squares are served many ways in the city, including iced in a smooth ganache, topped with chocolate bars and even in cheesecake. No matter your preference, there are lots to choose from! Here are the best brownies in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]

Sweet Olenka’s

1
225 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L4

Chocolatier Sweet Olenka’s doesn’t mess around when it comes to brownies. Freshly baked daily, the Premium Brownies are fudgy, rich and topped with melted dark and white chocolate. Vegans can also get in on the action with the vegan brownie.

The Rolling Pin

2
1970 Avenue Rd, North York, ON M5M 4A1

Yes, The Rolling Pin is known for its gourmet doughnuts, but did you know it also has a selection of brownies? The brownies are rich, dark and intensely chocolate. You can grab a classic dark chocolate brownie, alongside seasonal flavours like After Eight and peanut-butter cup. For those of you like the blondie, The Rolling Pin does its own version, with brown sugar. Sweet and simple.

Andrea's Gerrard St. Bakery

3
635 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1Y2

All the baked goods at Andrea’s Gerrard Street Bakery are delectable, and the brownie is no exception. The dense brownie is covered in a thick chocolate frosting that is sure to delight anyone’s sweet tooth. Chewy and delicious, the brownies are perfect with a cup of coffee.

Dufflet Pastries

4
787 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G1

There is something for everyone’s tastes at Dufflet Pastries. The variety of brownies on point. Dufflet offers four types of brownies, including German Chocolate, cheesecake, classic and iced brownie. The classic brownie is made with walnuts, which are mixed into the dense fudge batter.

The Shore Club

5
155 Wellington W, Toronto, ON M5V 3H1

The Shore Club gets its inspiration for its brownie from the golden age of home baking. The brownie gives you the nostalgic feeling of your mom’s brownies, with a classic recipe – moist and decadent.

Almond Butterfly

6
100A Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6

Gluten-free never tasted this delicious! Almond Butterfly’s brownies are a popular item at the café and for good reason. The brownie flavours are on rotation: chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate pecan caramel. No matter what flavour you get, you can expect it to be intense and delicious.

Sleepy Baker

7
7 Coxwell Ave, Toronto, ON M4L 3A8

A small bakery, Sleepy Baker prides itself on offering top-notch baked goods, including the ultra-rich brownies. The dense chocolate cake is often topped with tasty additions like Kit Kat bars, Reese Peanut Butter Cups, toasted coconut marshmallows and more!

Bake Shoppe

8
859 College St, Toronto, ON M6H 1A1

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Bake Shoppe with the delicious brownies! The brownies start with a dense, yet moist, chocolate cake, and are coated in a thin layer of chocolate ganache. It is the perfect pick-me-up in the middle of the week!

Mabels Bakery

9
1156 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J5

The triple chocolate brownies start with a chocolate fudge cake and are then covered in a smooth, silky dark chocolate ganache. Sweet and decedent, these brownies are definitely worth a taste!

Tori's Bakeshop

10
2188 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E 1E6

The vegan brownies that Tori’s Bakeshop sells are so good, you can’t even tell there’s no eggs or dairy in them. Made with Earth Balance butter and dark chocolate, the brownies are dense and rich.

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