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23 Of The Most Delicious Desserts To Eat Across Canada

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their favourite desserts from coast-to-coast. Here's what they said:

Sarah Aspler for BuzzFeed Canada

1. Pumpkin cake with maple buttercream from Ruth & Dean, in Victoria, British Columbia

"Best cakes in the city hands down. Gorgeous designs. Genius, inspired and delicious."– Jaguar Van Junglegyn (Facebook)
@ruthanddean / Via instagram.com

"Best cakes in the city hands down. Gorgeous designs. Genius, inspired and delicious."

– Jaguar Van Junglegyn (Facebook)

2. Waffles from Nero Belgian Waffle Bar in Vancouver, British Columbia

"They are so classy and have amazing waffle selections! But almost impossible to go in and out, you'll have to wait 15 minutes for your waffle to be made."– Christie Yang (Facebook)
@gummyegg / Via instagram.com

"They are so classy and have amazing waffle selections! But almost impossible to go in and out, you'll have to wait 15 minutes for your waffle to be made."

– Christie Yang (Facebook)

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3. Homemade Oreos from Butter Baked Goods in Vancouver, British Columbia

"So much better than real oreos!"– abbys4a622b8b9
@butterbakedgoods / Via instagram.com

"So much better than real oreos!"

abbys4a622b8b9

4. Doughnuts from Lee's Donuts in Granville Island, British Columbia

"Lee's Donuts makes the best donuts and donut holes ON THE PLANET."– Sofie Novak (Facebook)
@jaceycori / Via instagram.com

"Lee's Donuts makes the best donuts and donut holes ON THE PLANET."

– Sofie Novak (Facebook)

5. Marshmallow Mermaid pie from Pie Cloud in Calgary, Alberta

"I love the banana cream pie and key lime pie. But let's be real, I like all the pies at Pie Cloud. They make amazing crusts and fillings and the slices are huge!" – Kesia Kvill (Facebook)
@missjrod / Via instagram.com

"I love the banana cream pie and key lime pie. But let's be real, I like all the pies at Pie Cloud. They make amazing crusts and fillings and the slices are huge!"

– Kesia Kvill (Facebook)

6. Milkshakes from Peter's Drive In in Calgary, Alberta

"The maple marshmallow milkshake! Thanks to my Canadian friends for introducing me!"– Trish Alden (Facebook)
@raccoonwow / Via instagram.com

"The maple marshmallow milkshake! Thanks to my Canadian friends for introducing me!"

– Trish Alden (Facebook)

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7. Maple Bacon gelato from Hot Chocolates in Courtenay, British Columbia

"That place literally draws people to the island just for the gelato and chocolate. No other ice cream even compares to this place."– kierab45f4a0895
@themandypowell / Via instagram.com

"That place literally draws people to the island just for the gelato and chocolate. No other ice cream even compares to this place."

kierab45f4a0895

8. The Duke Cake at Duchess Bakeshop in Edmonton, Alberta

"Their macarons and cakes are amazing!" – Karlie Christie (Facebook)
Duchess Bakeshop / Via duchessbakeshop.com

"Their macarons and cakes are amazing!"

– Karlie Christie (Facebook)

9. Birthday Cake, Almond Joy, Chocolate Passion Fruit, and Caramel Balsamic doughnuts from Moonshine Doughnuts in Edmonton, Alberta

"You’ve never had doughnut flavours like this before. They have almond earl grey, pear caramel, raspberry rosewater, strawberry black sesame, matcha smore and so many others! Out of this world!"– cookiemonster_yeg
Moonshine Doughnuts / Via Facebook: moonshinedoughnuts

"You’ve never had doughnut flavours like this before. They have almond earl grey, pear caramel, raspberry rosewater, strawberry black sesame, matcha smore and so many others! Out of this world!"

cookiemonster_yeg

10. Assorted macarons from Little Bird Pâtisserie & Café in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

"They're so unreal!"– madison737
madison737 / Via buzzfeed.com

"They're so unreal!"

madison737

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11. Tia Maria Torte at Baked Expectations in Winnipeg, Manitoba

"Any sort of cake from Baked Expectations, period. The first time I had their Tia Maria Torte was life-changing."– katherineh5
@bakedexpectations / Via instagram.com

"Any sort of cake from Baked Expectations, period. The first time I had their Tia Maria Torte was life-changing."

katherineh5

12. Persians from The Persian Man in Thunder Bay, Ontario

"A local specialty in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It's like a cross between a doughnut and a cinnamon roll topped with delicious raspberry cream icing. There is a royal debate in our town as to which bakery does them best." – Lisa Loo (Facebook)
@themintedmama / Via instagram.com

"A local specialty in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It's like a cross between a doughnut and a cinnamon roll topped with delicious raspberry cream icing. There is a royal debate in our town as to which bakery does them best."

– Lisa Loo (Facebook)

13. Ice cream sandwiches from Baker Bots in Toronto, Ontario

"Bakers Bot treats will make you laugh and cry with joy. Whether its my favourite red velvet cupcakes, banana pudding, or their world famous unique ice cream sandwiches. Usually there's a huge lineup in the summer."– Faria Whokares (Facebook)
@laurenharasty / Via instagram.com

"Bakers Bot treats will make you laugh and cry with joy. Whether its my favourite red velvet cupcakes, banana pudding, or their world famous unique ice cream sandwiches. Usually there's a huge lineup in the summer."

– Faria Whokares (Facebook)

14. B'day Truffles from Momofuku Milk Bar in Toronto, Ontario

"The Crack Pie and B'Day truffles are fantastic!"– Megan Crofts (Facebook)
@jamkg / Via instagram.com

"The Crack Pie and B'Day truffles are fantastic!"

– Megan Crofts (Facebook)

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15. Nutella Beavertails at the Beavertail Shack on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Ontario

"It's a deep fried dough pastry made to resemble a beaver's tail. But that's not even the best part. You can top it with ANYTHING: Nutella, Reese's Pieces, gummies, peanut butter, jelly, Skor…. it goes on and on. You can’t get more Canadian than a Beavertail."– tanyat4b8e36994*Beavertails are also available in other places around Canada, such as Banff National Park in Alberta, British Columbia
@myfoodadventure / Via instagram.com

"It's a deep fried dough pastry made to resemble a beaver's tail. But that's not even the best part. You can top it with ANYTHING: Nutella, Reese's Pieces, gummies, peanut butter, jelly, Skor…. it goes on and on. You can’t get more Canadian than a Beavertail."

tanyat4b8e36994

*Beavertails are also available in other places around Canada, such as Banff National Park in Alberta, British Columbia

16. Vegan chocolate cake with vanilla icing from The Boombox Bakery in London, Ontario

"It's a really cool vegan bakery that has cupcakes, little cookie sandwiches, and even 'butter' tarts and meringues! I'm not vegan, but I'd take their cupcakes over an egg and milk filled one any day. Food from the Gods." — Lydia Balogh (Facebook)
The Boombox Bakery / Via Facebook: theboomboxbakeshop

"It's a really cool vegan bakery that has cupcakes, little cookie sandwiches, and even 'butter' tarts and meringues! I'm not vegan, but I'd take their cupcakes over an egg and milk filled one any day. Food from the Gods."

— Lydia Balogh (Facebook)

17. Cheesecake from Oh So Good in Ottawa, Ontario

"Every year on my birthday I go and get cheesecake from there. They have so many different kinds to choose from. I get a different one every time!" – mel03
@miabellaxo_ / Via instagram.com

"Every year on my birthday I go and get cheesecake from there. They have so many different kinds to choose from. I get a different one every time!"

mel03

18. Rosewater Pistachio doughnut from Beechwood Doughnuts in St. Catharines, Ontario

"Vegan donuts and soooo many flavours."– Jill Webster (Facebook)
Beechwood Doughnuts / Via Facebook: beechwooddoughnuts

"Vegan donuts and soooo many flavours."

– Jill Webster (Facebook)

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19. Coconut white chocolate brownie from Juliette & Chocolat in Montreal, Quebec

"They have over 20 types of brownies and hazelnut ice cream (plus chocolate and vanilla), all made in-house. Plus a ton of other fancy desserts. It's orgasmic."– Cheyenne Arnason (Facebook)
@marieltoure / Via instagram.com

"They have over 20 types of brownies and hazelnut ice cream (plus chocolate and vanilla), all made in-house. Plus a ton of other fancy desserts. It's orgasmic."

– Cheyenne Arnason (Facebook)

20. Apple turnovers from Sophie Sucrée in Montreal, Quebec

"All of the vegan sweets from Sophie Sucrée!"– Sydney Steele (Facebook)
Sophie Sucrée / Via Facebook: sophiesucree

"All of the vegan sweets from Sophie Sucrée!"

– Sydney Steele (Facebook)

21. Chocolate Mud ice cream from COWS in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

"It's the best. They have really punny cow and Canadian names for their flavours, like "Messy Bessie," "Wowie Cowie," and "Don Cherry." I make a point of stopping there every time I'm out East!"– Sarah Sheppard (Facebook)
@mommyoftwins32 / Via instagram.com

"It's the best. They have really punny cow and Canadian names for their flavours, like "Messy Bessie," "Wowie Cowie," and "Don Cherry." I make a point of stopping there every time I'm out East!"

– Sarah Sheppard (Facebook)

22. Bluette from Chess Piece Pâtisserie & Cafe in Fredericton, New Brunswick

"Absolutely delicious French pastries in the heart of downtown Fredericton."– Mollie Watts (Facebook)
Chess Piece Pâtisserie & Cafe / Via Facebook: ChessPiecePatisserieCafe

"Absolutely delicious French pastries in the heart of downtown Fredericton."

– Mollie Watts (Facebook)

23. And Moon Mist ice cream from Sugah! and several ice cream stands in Halifax, Nova Scotia

"It's banana, grape, and bubblegum ice cream (which sounds super odd) and it can really only be found in Nova Scotia. I have a friend who moved to Toronto and wanted me to bring a tub with me when I visited. It's the donair of ice cream."– Katie Draper (Twitter)
@amandamayclarke / Via instagram.com

"It's banana, grape, and bubblegum ice cream (which sounds super odd) and it can really only be found in Nova Scotia. I have a friend who moved to Toronto and wanted me to bring a tub with me when I visited. It's the donair of ice cream."

– Katie Draper (Twitter)

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