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 Signature Cupcakes

Great for any occasion

We use high quality ingredients such as Valrhona, Callebaut and Madagascar Bourbon vanilla. We avoid chemical additives. Our cupcakes are not all available daily, we offer them by rotation. Enjoy our carefully hand-baked cupcakes and vegan cupcakes, in flavours that will make your mouth water! Click the images to discover more.

Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcake
Banana Chocolate Chip
Banana Chocolate Chip

Fresh banana cake baked with chocolate chips, topped with a whipped chocolate ganache frosting and decorated with banana chips.

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Banana Coconut Cupcake
Banana Coconut
Banana Coconut

Fresh banana cupcake topped with vanilla cream cheese frosting, and covered with shredded coconut.

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Banana Peanut Butter Cupcake
Banana Peanut Butter
Banana Peanut Butter

Fresh banana cake topped with a peanut butter buttercream frosting, and covered in crushed honey-roasted peanuts.


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Caramel Apple Cupcake
Caramel Apple
Caramel Apple

A fragrant spice cake baked with apples, and decorated with salted caramel buttercream frosting.


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Caramel Popcorn Cupcake
Caramel Popcorn
Caramel Popcorn

Caramel cake topped with a salted caramel frosting, and covered with our in-house made caramel popcorn and caramel drizzle.

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Carrot Cupcake
Carrot
Carrot

Our signature carrot cake, baked with fresh grated carrots and walnuts, topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting and cinnamon sugar.

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Chai Tea Latte Cupcake
Chai Tea Latte
Chai Tea Latte

Based on the famous Pakistani Chai tea latte, this cake is infused with Chai tea, and topped with a Chai tea buttercream frosting.


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Chocolate Cupcake
Chocolate
Chocolate

Chocolate cake topped with a rich chocolate buttercream frosting.



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Chocolate Almond Cupcake
Chocolate Almond
Chocolate Almond

Chocolate cake covered with a rich Belgian chocolate ganache, and topped with caramelized almonds.

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Chocolate Baileys Cupcake
Chocolate Bailey's
Chocolate Bailey's

Available in March, this is a seasonal chocolate cake topped with a Bailey's cream cheese frosting.

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Chocolate Birthday Cupcake
Chocolate Birthday
Chocolate Birthday

Chocolate cake topped with a classic vanilla buttercream frosting and decorated with colored sprinkles.

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Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Cupcake
Chocolate Caramel Popcorn
Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Chocolate cake topped with salted caramel frosting and covered with our in-house madecaramel popcorn and chocolate sauce.

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Chocolate Caramel Walnut Cupcake
Chocolate Caramel Walnut
Chocolate Caramel Walnut

Chocolate cake filled with caramel, topped with a whipped chocolate ganache, covered in roasted walnuts and caramel drizzle.

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Chocolate Chip Cupcake
Chocolate Chip
Chocolate Chip

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cupcake baked with chocolate chips, topped with a whipped chocolate ganache, and decorated with chocolate chips.

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Chocolate Birthday Cupcake
Chocolate Coconut
Chocolate Coconut

Chocolate cake topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting, and coverd in shredded coconut.



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Chocolate Birthday Cupcake
Chocolate Fudge
Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate cake filled with an in-house made chocolate fudge, covered with a vanilla cream cheese frosting, and decorated with fudge.

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Chocolate Ganache Cupcake
Chocolate Ganache
Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate cake topped with a rich layer of Belgian chocolate ganache.



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Chocolate Mint Cupcake
Chocolate Mint
Chocolate Mint

Chocolate cake, topped with a mint infused buttercream frosting, and decorated with shaved chocolate.


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Chocolate Orange Cupcake
Chocolate Orange
Chocolate Orange

Chocolate cake filled with orange, topped with an orange buttercream frosting, and decorated with an orange slice dipped in chocolate.

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Chocolate Raspberry Cupcake
Chocolate Raspberry
Chocolate Raspberry

Chocolate cake filled with an in-house made raspberry sauce, topped with a raspberry buttercream, decorated with shaved chocolate and a fresh raspberry.

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Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake
Chocolate Salted Caramel
Chocolate Salted Caramel

Chocolate cake topped with a delicious salted caramel frosting, and decorated with caramel and sea salt.


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Chocolate Vanilla Cupcake
Chocolate Vanilla
Chocolate Vanilla

Chocolate cake topped with a creamy vanilla cream cheese frosting, and decorated with chocolate sprinkles.


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Coco Ganache Cupcake
Coco Ganache
Coco Ganache

Chocolate cake covered with a layer of Belgian chocolate ganache, and decorated with shredded coconut.


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Confetti Cupcake
Confetti
Confetti

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake baked with confetti sprinkles, topped with a vanilla buttercream frosting, and decorated with confetti.

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Earl Grey Tea Cupcake
Earl Grey Tea
Earl Grey Tea

Earl Grey cake, topped with an Earl Grey infused buttercream frosting.


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Earl Grey Lemon Tea Cupcake
Earl Grey Lemon Tea
Earl Grey Lemon Tea

Earl Grey cake, topped with a lemon buttercream frosting.


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Gingerbread Cupcake
Gingerbread
Gingerbread

Available in December, this is a seasonal gingerbread cake topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting, and decorated with cinnamon sugar.

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Lemon Cupcake
Lemon
Lemon

Fresh lemon cake topped with a lemon buttercream frosting, and decorated with candied lemon slices.


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Lemon Merengue Cupcake
Lemon Merengue
Lemon Merengue

Cracker-lined fresh lemon cake filled with an in-house made lemon curd, topped with toasted marshmallow.


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Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcake
Lemon Poppy Seed
Lemon Poppy Seed

Lemon poppy seed cake, topped with lemon poppy seed buttercream and sprinkled with poppy seeds.


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Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcake
Mint Chocolate Chip
Mint Chocolate Chip

Vanilla cake baked with chocolate chips, covered with rich layer of mint chocolate ganache.


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Mocha Cupcake
Mocha
Mocha

Chocolate cake, topped with a mocha buttercream frosting, and decorated with cocoa powder and a coffee bean.


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Orange Velvet Cupcake
Orange Velvet
Orange Velvet

Available in Obctober, this is a seasonal light orange cake with a hint of cocoa, with a hint of cocoa, topped with vanilla cream cheese frosting.

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Oreo Cupcake
Oreo
Oreo

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake baked with Oreos, topped with an Oreo-infused buttercream frosting, and decorated with crushed Oreos.


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Oreo Chocolate Cupcake
Oreo Chocolate
Oreo Chocolate

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake baked with Oreos, topped with an Oreo-infused chocolate buttercream frosting, and decorated with crushed Oreos.


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Oreo Mint Cupcake
Oreo Mint
Oreo Mint

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake baked with Oreos, topped with an Oreo-Mint buttercream frosting, and decorated with crushed Oreos.

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Peanut Butter Jelly Cupcake
Peanut Butter & Jelly
Peanut Butter Jelly

Peanut butter cake filled with an in-house made raspberry sauce, topped with a peanut butter buttercream frostings, and decorated with raspberry sauce and chopped salted peanuts.

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Peanut Butter Fudge Cupcake
Peanut Butter Fudge
Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut butter cake filled with an in-house made chocolate fudge sauce, covered with a creamy peanut butter buttercream frosting, and topped with fudge and crushed salted peanuts.

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Pumpkin Cupcake
Pumpkin
Pumpkin

Pumpkin spice cake topped with pumpkin spice cream cheese frosting.

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Rainbow Cupcake
Rainbow
Rainbow

A 6-coloured vanilla cake, topped with vanilla rainbow buttercream frosting.

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Red Velvet Cupcake
Red Velvet
Red Velvet

Our signature light chocolate cake, topped with vanilla cream cheese frosting.


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Salted Caramel Cupcake
Salted Caramel
Salted Caramel

Caramel cake topped with a salted caramel buttercream frosting, and decorated with caramel sauce and sea salt.


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Smores
S'Mores
Smores

Cracker-lined chocolate cupcake filled with chocolate fudge sauce, and topped with toasted marshmallow frosting.

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Triple Chocolate Cupcake
Triple Chocolate
Triple Chocolate

Chocolate cake topped with a rich Belgian chocolate ganache, and covered with chocolate sprinkles.


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Vanilla Cupcake
Vanilla
Vanilla

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting.


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Vanilla Birthday Cupcake
Vanilla Birthday
Vanilla Birthday

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake topped with a classic vanilla buttercream frosting, and decorated with colored sprinkles.

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Vanilla Chocolate Cupcake
Vanilla Chocolate
Vanilla Chocolate

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake topped with a chocolate buttercream frosting.


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Vanilla Fudge Cupcake
Vanilla Fudge
Vanilla Fudge

Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake filled with in-house made chocolate fudge, covered with a vanilla cream cheese frosting, and decorated with fudge.

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Vanilla Ganache Cupcake
Vanilla Ganache
Vanilla Ganache

Madagascar Burbon vanilla cake topped with a thin layer of rich Belgian chocolate ganache.



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Vanilla Raspberry Cupcake
Vanilla Raspberry
Vanilla Raspberry

Vanilla cake filled with an in-house made raspberry sauce, topped with a raspberry buttercream, decorated with raspberry sauce and a fresh raspberry.

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White Chocolate Chip Cupcake
White Chocolate Chip
White Chocolate Chip

Chocolate cake baked with white chocolate chips, froested with a whipped white chocolate ganache.


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 Vegan Cupcakes

No eggs, no dairy, equally delicious

If you are vegan, have certain allergies, food intolerance or other dietary restrictions, try our vegan cupcakes, carefully baked without egg or dairy products, equally delicious. Click on your favourite flavour to discover more.

Banana Vegan Cupcake
Banana Vegan
Banana Vegan

Rich vegan banana cake based on fresh bananas, topped with a smooth vanilla vegan frosting. This is a favourite of just about everyone.

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Banana Chocolate Vegan Cupcake
Banana Chocolate Vegan
Banana Chocolate Vegan

Rich vegan banana cake based on fresh bananas, topped with a smooth vegan chocolate frosting.



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Chocolate Birthday Vegan Cupcake
Chocolate Birthday Vegan
Chocolate Birthday Vegan

Vegan chocolate cake, topped with a smooth vanilla vegan frosting, and decorated with colored sprinkles.


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Chocolate Mint Vegan Cupcake
Chocolate Mint Vegan
Chocolate Mint Vegan

Vegan chocolate cake, topped with a vegan mint-infused buttercream frosting, and decorated with shaved chocolate.



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Chocolate Raspberry Vegan Cupcake
Chocolate Raspberry Vegan
Chocolate Raspberry Vegan

Vegan chocolate cake, topped with a raspberry vegan frosting, and decorated with shaved chocolate and a fresh raspberry.



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Chocolate Vanilla Vegan Cupcake
Chocolate Vanilla Vegan
Chocolate Vanilla Vegan

Vegan chocolate cake, topped with a vegan vanilla frosting, and decorated with shaved chocolate.



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Chocolate Vegan Cupcake
Chocolate Vegan
Chocolate Vegan

Vegan chocolate cake, topped with a vegan chocolate frosting.



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Mocha Vegan Cupcake
Mocha Vegan
Mocha Vegan

Vegan chocolate cake, topped with a vegan mocha frosting, decorated with cocoa powder and a coffee bean.


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Oreo Vegan Cupcake
Oreo Vegan
Oreo Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake baked with Oreos, topped with an Oreo-infused vegan frosting, and decorated with crushed Oreos.


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Oreo Chocolate Vegan Cupcake
Oreo Chocolate Vegan
Oreo Chocolate Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake baked with Oreos, topped with an Oreo-infused vegan chocolate frosting, and decorated with crushed Oreos.


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Oreo Mint Vegan Cupcake
Oreo Mint Vegan
Oreo Mint Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake baked with Oreos, topped with an Oreo-Mint vegan buttercream frosting, and decorated with crushed Oreos.


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Red Velvet Vegan Cupcake
Red Velvet Vegan
Red Velvet Vegan

Our signature vegan light chocolate cake, topped with vegan vanilla frosting.


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Vanilla Vegan Cupcake
Vanilla Vegan
Vanilla Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake, topped with a vegan frosting.



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Vanilla Birthday Vegan Cupcake
Vanilla Birthday Vegan
Vanilla Birthday Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake, topped with a vanilla vegan buttercream frosting, and decorated with colored sprinkles.


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Vanilla Chocolate Vegan Cupcake
Vanilla Chocolate Vegan
Vanilla Chocolate Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake, topped with a vegan chocolate frosting.



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Vanilla Raspberry Vegan Cupcake
Vanilla Raspberry Vegan
Vanilla Raspberry Vegan

Vegan vanilla cake filled with an in-house made raspberry sauce, topped with a raspberry vegan frosting, and decorated with raspberry sauce and a fresh raspberry.

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 Sweet Treats

In-store prepared delights

Sweeten your day with these classic treats! We prepare all our cookies, brownies and other treats early in the morning using the best ingredients, free of chemical additives. Click on the images below to find out more.

Black and White Cookie
Black and White Cookie
Black and White Cookie

A sweet hug between a chocolate chip cookie and a double chocolate cookie. Join in!



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Chocolate Chip Cookie
Chocolate Chip Cookie
Chocolate Chip Cookie

Nothing beats a homemade chocolate chip cookie with dark chocolate chips.



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Chocolate Chip Cookie Gluten Friendly
Chocolate Chip Cookie
Chocolate Chip Cookie

A homemade chocolate chip cookie with dark chocolate chips. Gluten Friendly (Prepared with gluten-free ingredients in a kitchen that may contain gluten traces).

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Double Chocolate Cookie
Double Chocolate Cookie
Double Chocolate Cookie

A home made chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips.




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Ginger Cookie
Ginger Cookie
Ginger Cookie

Try this healthy ginger cookie with clove and cinnamon.




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Oatmeal Double Chocolate Chip Cookie
Oatmeal Double Chocolate Chip Cookie
Oatmeal Double Chocolate Chip Cookie

A vegan chocolate cookie with oatmeal and dark chocolate chips.



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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chip Cookie
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chip Cookie
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chip Cookie

A decadent peanut butter cookie with oatmeal, peanut chunks and dark chocolate chips. Gluten Friendly (Prepared with gluten-free ingredients in a kitchen that may contain gluten traces).

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Red Velvet Cookie
Red Velvet Cookie
Red Velvet Cookie

This soft and crunchy cookie has a light chocolate flavour with a hint of vanilla and is dotted with white chocolate chips.



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Salted Oatmeal Cornflake Cookie
Salted Oatmeal Cornflake Cookie
Salted Oatmeal Cornflake Cookie

A healthy oatmeal cookie with cornflakes and sea salt.


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White Chocolate Chip Cookie
White Chocolate Chip Cookie
White Chocolate Chip Cookie

Try this fine cookie with white chocolate chips.


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White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookie
White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookie
White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookie

The name says is all. A delicious cookie with white chocolate chips and cranberries.




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Apple Crumble Pie
Apple Crumble Pie
Apple Crumble Pie

Our signature apple crumble pie is both delicious and satisfying. Ask for a dollop of whipped cream on top!



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Brownie
Brownie
Brownie

Delight yourself with our decadent fudgy walnut brownies. They are rich, full of chocolate flavor, moist and have a crunchy top layer.


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Cheesecake Cupcake
Cheesecake Cupcake
Cheesecake Cupcake

Try this delicious no-bake cheesecake! A classic graham crust covered with a rich and dense oreo cheesecake, topped with crushed oreos.

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Nanaimo Bars
Nanaimo Bars
Nanaimo Bars

This amazing Canadian crumb-based cookie bar is covered in a layer of deliciously light filling and topped with melted chocolate.

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Blueberry Muffin
Blueberry Muffins
Blueberry Muffins

Satisfy your cravings with a delicious blueberry muffin!



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Triple Chocolate Muffin
Triple Chocolate Muffins
Triple Chocolate Muffins

This delicious triple chocolate muffin will surely delight your taste buds!



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Salty Snacks

Straight from our kitchen

Our snacks are prepared on the premises, and we avoid the use of chemical additives. Our bagels don't contain eggs or dairy, making them a perfect choice for vegans or those with allergies or specific diets. They are 100% free of chemical additives, with 100% natural ingredients, and contain less than 3% fat. Enjoy for breakfast, lunch or at any time of the day! Click on the images below to read more.

Bagel Cream Cheese
Bagel Cream Cheese
Bagel Cream Cheese

An in-house prepared New York style bagel with the classic Philly cream cheese.

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Bagel Honey Walnut
Bagel Honey Walnut
Bagel Honey Walnut

An in-house prepared New York style bagel accompanied by a delicious blend of Philadelphia cream cheese, honey and walnuts.

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Bagel Tomato Parsley
Bagel Tomato Parsley
Bagel Tomato Parsley

An in-house prepared New York style bagel accompanied by a delicious blend of Philadelphia cream cheese, tomatoes and parsley.

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Bagel Tomato Olive Oil
Bagel Tomato Olive Oil
Bagel Tomato Olive Oil

Enjoy our take on the classic Spanish "tostado". An in-house prepared New York style bagel accompanied by a spread of grated tomatoes, olive oil and salt.

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Breakfast Sandwich
Breakfast Sandwich
Breakfast Sandwich

Indulge with a breakfast sandwich, prepared lettuce, cheese, ham, tomato, cucumber, egg and mayonnaise.

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Chicken Sandwich
Chicken Sandwich
Chicken Sandwich

This delicios chicken sandwich is prepared with lettuce, cheese, chicken, tomato, cucumber, rockets, mayonnaise, salt and pepper.

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Egg Salad Sandwich
Egg Salad Sandwich
Egg Salad Sandwich

Try our in-house made egg salad sandwich, prepared with lettuce, our egg salad, tomato, salt and pepper.

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Hummus Vegetarian Sandwichh
Hummus Vegetarian Sandwich
Hummus Vegetarian Sandwich

Enjoy this healthy vegetarian sandwich, prepared in our kitchen with lettuce, hummus, tomato, cucumber, salt and pepper.

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Veggie Sandwich
Veggies Sandwich
Veggies Sandwich

Enjoy a healthy vegetarian sandwich, prepared in our kitchen with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red bell pepper, carrots and pesto.

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Tuna Salad Sandwich
Tuna Salad Sandwich
Tuna Salad Sandwich

Try our in-house made tuna salad sandwich, prepared with lettuce, our tuna salad, tomato, salt and pepper.
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Turkey Sandwich
Turkey Sandwich
Turkey Sandwich

For a quick satisfying snack pick a delicious turkey sandwich. Prepared in-store with lettuce, cheese, turkey, tomato, mustard, salt and pepper.
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Croissant
Croissant
Croissant

For a snack to accompany your favourite coffee or tea, pick one of our in-store baked croissants! Optionally you can have it with butter, margarine, or marmelade.

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Cranberry Scone
Cranberry Scone
Cranberry Scone

There is nothing like a classic semisweet scone baked with some cranberries. A typical Canadian snack, ideal to accompany your favourite drink!

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 Cupcakes Fun Facts

Did you know?...

Here are some fun facts about Cupcakes.

• Cupcakes are over 200 years old, the earliest mention of cupcakes was in 1796. In the 1950's they were modernized and became what we know and enjoy today.

• In 2009 a 3-meter wide and 1,2-meter tall cupcake was baked. It weighed 555kg, and had 2 million calories. The smallest cupcakes are 1,5cm tall and 3cm wide.

• 13% of brides serve cupcakes at their wedding instead of traditional cake.

• In the 19th century "cupcake" defined cakes prepared using measurments of a tea cup. The original recipe was 1 cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 3 cups flour, and 4 eggs. They were also called "1-2-3-4 cakes"...

• Cupcakes? Muffins? Magdalenas? A cupcake is a sweet pastry covered by frosting and decorations, where the cake is flat, spongy and sweet. A muffin is a more compact pastry and has neither frosting nor decoration, thus less sweet. A magdalena is a type of cake that is less compact, made with oils and not decorated.

• The average cupcake has about 250 calories. You burn 250 calories by running, swimming or biking for 20 minutes, or hiking for an hour.

• Most popular cupcakes are chocolate, vanilla, carrot, oreo, caramel, and red velvet. Most unusual cupcake have flavours like bacon, beer, garlic, curry and french toast.

• The wedding cake has its origins in the tradition of breaking a large loaf of bread. After 150 years of using layered cakes, modern weddings use cakes made entirely with cupcakes.

• Paper liners were initially used only for baking, but in the 1930s decorative papers were introduced for serving, not just baking.

• The first carrot cake was created in the 1960s and 10 years later it became a popular dessert choice.

• In Canada the Red Velvet cake became very popular 70 years ago.

• "Let them eat cake" is wrongfully attributed to Marie Antoinette, the expression is much older.

• Variations of cake have been around for centuries. There was little distinction between bread and cake in Egyptian and Roman times.


Here are some fun facts about loaf, muffins, quiche, salads, sandwiches, and scones.

• Loaf cake, also known as a pound cake, back in the early 1700s was made with 1 pound each of sugar, eggs, and flour and butter.

• As of the 19th century American-style muffins are made without yeast, hence their nickname "quick bread".

• The word muffin derives from the old German word "muffen", meaning a small cake.

• The most popular sweet muffin varieties are with banana, chocolate chip or blueberry.

• The classic quiche originated in the French area of Lorraine while under German rule.

• The word quiche is derived from the German "kuchen" meaning cake.

• The largest quiche was made in 1997 in Paris and fed 125 people.

• Quiche became popular in North America in the 1950s.

• Salad comes from the Latin word "herba salta" (salted herbs) because the greens were seasoned with dressings containing lots of salt.

• Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family, and started out as a weed around the Mediterranean Sea.

• Leonardo da Vinci was the first artist to depict salad in his paintings (Leda, 1504).

• The famous medical practitioner Hippocrates started the practice of salad being served first, believing that raw vegetables went through the system easy, without obstructing any food that followed.

• The word sandwich is credited to John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich. Story has it that during a gambling event he asked a servant to put the meat from his meal between two slices of bread, so he can continue gambling with one hand.

• The longest sandwich was created in Italy in 2004, it measured 634 meters.

• Scones are believed to have originated from Scotland.

• The term "scones" has been first recorded in 1513.