Having a Birthday? Here’s Where to Order the Cake

Is it even really a birthday without cake?! Make sure your celebration is filled with crumbs, sprinkles and buttercream by ordering from one of these glorious Toronto bakeries, where you’ll find classic chocolate and vanilla alongside creative toppings and fillings, stunning customization options and even allergen-friendly treats.

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Short and Sweet Bakeshop

If you’re looking for delicious nut-free cake options, order in or pick up from this charming spot at Avenue and Lawrence, which was founded by former beauty industry professional Orly Levy. Levy and her team bake up a selection of classic cupcake flavours, plus a few creative variations like banana butterscotch with maple buttercream and salty caramel chocolate. Cupcakes are sold individually or by the dozen, in regular or miniature size, and full-sized cakes can be ordered as well. Available for curb-side pick up or delivery through UberEats.


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Cakes by Robert

A favourite amongst the community, with locations in Thornhill and The Beaches, they serve decadent, nut-free treats. They bake a vast selection of vanilla-and-chocolate-based cupcakes, as well as cakes for all occasions, many of which are available gluten-free and vegan. They have many customization options like edible images, handmade rosebud flowers and personalized characters. Cakes by Robert Thornhill offers free delivery on orders over $55, and curb-side pick up through their website


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The Cupcake Shoppe

This midtown bakery houses a wide variety of beautiful cakes and cupcakes. Everything is meticulously decorated, deliciously indulgent and perfect for special occasions, with the option to customize orders for a personal touch. Here, you have the option to opt for a dozen artisanal cupcakes over a classic cake. Available for delivery through UberEats and Foodora. 


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Fugo Desserts

Celebrate with quirky mini donuts with over a dozen flavours to choose from like Nutella, Maple Walnut, Campfire S’mores, Apple Pie, Boston Cream and Churro… the list goes on. Their box of 16 is the perfect sized order as these donuts are about the size of your palm. Available for pick up and through UberEats and Foodora. 


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Phipps Bakery

33 years on Eglinton Avenue, Phipps Bakery knows a thing or two about baking the perfect cake. Their cakes are made with fine ingredients, like real cream, imported chocolate and fresh butter, crafted by hand with love. Whether you’re looking for a coffee cake, or a decadent chocolate cake, Phipps has it. Available for pickup, call ahead: (416) 481-9111.

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Carole’s Cheesecake

Cheesecake fans can rejoice, because Carole’s Cheesecake is open for takeout from their Yorkville location. Blow your birthday candles out atop of a New York classic cheesecake, a dulce de leche cheesecake, or a triple chocolate one. Plus they have vegan options, all served by the slice. Available for takeout and delivery through their website.

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