Even the most dedicated baking enthusiasts appreciate indulging in treats baked by others from time to time.
After all, exploring different baking styles, techniques, and flavor combinations can be a delightful adventure, and trying someone else’s creations is a fantastic way to broaden your culinary horizons.
On The Great Canadian Baking Show, each baker shared their favorite bakery, revealing a mouthwatering list of must-visit spots across Canada for bread, cakes, cookies, pastries, and even pizza. Let’s look at what these bakeries are.
Andrei has a deep appreciation for Terra Breads, a place he trusts to buy bread when he doesn’t have the time to make it himself. Their pieces of bread are skillfully proofed for extended periods, boasting a well-developed flavor and an appealing crumb structure, indicating the use of wild yeasts.
Ann Marie’s heart belongs to the Bagel Café in St. John’s, where she relishes the toutons – fried bread dough. She enjoys devouring them on their own or with molasses, and they make a perfect companion for her eggs benedict.
Edmonton’s Duchess Bake Shop holds a special place in Megan’s heart. She raves about their unbeatable macarons which have people lining up for hours just to savor their heavenly flavors.
Same as Megan, Timothy also falls victim to the irresistible allure of Duchess Bake Shop in Edmonton. The vast array of mouthwatering treats always exceeds his budget, making it difficult to resist buying one of everything.
Sadiya’s hometown bakery, Duchess Bake Shop, fills her with pride for their beautiful baked goods, including croissants, macarons, and their refreshing raspberry rose lemonade.
In Regina, Devon frequents the Green Spot Café for their delectable sticky buns. The gooey cinnamon buns are simply irresistible, and he used to visit the café several times a week just to enjoy them.
Aside from that, the Wadena Bakery in the small Saskatchewan town of Wadena leaves a lasting impression on Devon. Their lemon poppy seed loaf is an absolute delight that keeps him coming back for more.
Tim’s love for Windsor, Ontario, extends to their renowned pizza, particularly from Antonino’s. Every visit home is incomplete without savoring their famous Windsor pizza with a refreshing cold beer.
For Wendy, the best cinnamon rolls can be found at Mary’s Bakery in Cornwall, which she boldly proclaims might be the finest in all of Canada and definitely east of Montreal.