15 Edmonton Bakeries to Get Delicious Holiday Treats

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This year’s holiday season might look a bit different for all of us. Our parties will be smaller, and Christmas will be strange to say the least, but there are some local Edmonton bakeries putting extra effort into spreading 2020 holiday cheer.

All over YEG you can find great local bakeries with unique holiday offerings like Eggnog donuts and cheesecakes, classic cookies and DIY decorating kits, and traditional European pastries.

Help support #localYEG this year with some of these festive fan favourites:

Jun’s Bakery

 

Jun’s, a locally owned Japanese/Korean bakery, is in the south-central area of Summerside. They can create custom holiday cakes and offer a huge array of smaller desserts too like cookies, gingerbread treats, log cakes, as well as traditional Japanese and Korean baked goods. Facebook

How to order: In-person or phone; cake orders can be made on Facebook order form

Contact Info:

Address: #106 1803 91 St. SW

Phone: (780) 905-3721

 

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Duchess Bake Shop

What better time to indulge in French baking than the holidays? We suggest this indulgence happen with Duchess Bake Shop, a locally owned bakery with a specially curated Holiday Menu and a large Pastry Menu. Some of their holiday goodies include a Passion Fruit Orange Holiday Loaf, Gingerbread People, and Mulling Spices for your festive cocktails. But don’t stop at their holiday menu; their pastry menu is just as impressive: brownies, tarts, danishes, tarts, and cakes.

How to order: Website

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Contact Info:

10718 124 Street, (780) 488-4999, info@duchessbakeshop.com

9570 76 Avenue, (780) 488-4999, info@duchessbakeshop.com

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Doughnut Party

They keep it simple by only offering one dessert menu item: doughnuts! But each doughnut is its own creation, and for the holidays, they have baked up some festively unique must-tries. You can order by the dozen or ½ dozen and can choose from seasonal flavours like Eggnog Toast Crunch, Spicy Gingerbread Rose, or Christmas Cookie Crumble.

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How to order: website

Contact Info:

Address: 11980 – 104 Avenue, Edmonton

Email: hello@doughnutparty.ca

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Bon Ton Bakery

This local fixture in the Glenora neighbourhood have baked treats for Edmontonians for over 50 years. Bon Ton specializes in cakes, pastries, and breads, and have a full festive holiday spread: try Stollen, a traditional German Christmas cake, or Paska, an Eastern European egg bread. Or for a sweeter treat, Bon Ton offers festive desserts like a Candy Cane Cheesecake, Eggnog Cherry Flan, and two types of Mini Buche.

How to order: In-person, phone, or website

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Contact Info:

Address: 8720 – 149 Street

Phone: (780) 489-7717

 

Choccorant Patisserie & Café

From cakes and cookies, to unbelievable croissants and pastries, Choccorant will add some sweetness to your season. Choose from a savoury croissant like Ham and Gruyere, Berry Brie, or Truffle Cheese; or try one of the 13 sweet selections decorated with nuts, chocolates, berries, and more. You can also grab some inspiration for a custom order from the Café’s Instagram.

How to order: phone and website

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Address: 10328 124 St

Phone: (780) 908-2253, info@chocorrant.com

Ohana’s Donuterie

Located in Old Strathcona, Ohana is known for their donuts and coffee drinks. But come December, you can come here for a wreath Cronut, an Eggnog-filled Donut, and even the words ‘Merry Xmas’ in red- and green-iced donuts. Or for dessert and a family activity, you can grab a festive take-home donut kit with icing, sprinkles, candy cane bits, and custard.

How to order: website and in-person

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Contact Info:

Address: 10347-80 Ave NW

Phone: (780) 777-1322, strathcona@ohanadonuts.com

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FUSS Cupcakes

This popular local cupcake shop specializes in making cupcakes so pretty you don’t want to eat them. But once you do eat the cupcakes, you’re so glad you did. For the 2020 holiday season, FUSS has a number of seasonal specialties like the Cloud 9 (decorated as The Grinch), the Purple Haze (decorated as a wreath,) or the Flawless Carrot (decorated as a snowman). You can order singles, ½ dozens, a dozen, or a dozen mini cupcakes.

How to order: phone or website

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Contact Info:

17298 Stony Plain Rd NW – (780) 444-8845,

9637 167th Avenue – (587) 459-8006

2339 Rabbit Hill Rd. – (780) 435-5333

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La Boule Patisserie & Bakery

Adding a little extra joy to your holiday season can be as easy as ordering dessert. La Boule’s mission on any day of the year is to bring you joy through their pastries. So, during the holidays, you can expect their treats like an Assorted Chocolate Box, Assorted Cookie Box, or Peppermint Eclairs will add a big spark of happiness to your season.

How to order: in person or website

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Contact Info:

Address: 8020 101 Street NW

Phone: (780) 760-2253


Sweet Gi’s Cakes and Treats

Sweet Gi’s Instagram feed is a great look into all the amazing holiday cakes, cookies, and other sweets they can create for your holiday desserts. And while they can whip up custom creations, Gi’s also has a special holiday menu featuring Advent Cookie Calendars and a DIY cookie decorating kit.

How to order: website

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Contact Info:

Address: 8405 24 St NW

Phone: (780) 983-0256

KinnikKinnick Fresh

Just north of downtown, this fresh bakery is dedicated to keeping their baked goods completely free from allergens like nuts, gluten, dairy, and soy, making their pastries and cakes truly for all. Over the holidays, they get to work on allergen-friendly treats and offer Christmas features like a Mint and Eggnog Cheesecake, Yuletide Logs, Sugar Cookies, Whoopi Pies, and a lot more. Take the opportunity to try some treats you might normally need to pass up!

How to order: In-person, website, or phone

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Contact Info:

Address: 10940 – 120th Street NW

Phone: (780) 424-2900

The Art of Cake Café & Bakery

Gift some goodies or keep them for a fun night in- The Art of Cake let’s you be the artist at home this holiday season with take-home Gingerbread Cookie kits, White Wedding Beer to go, or a Gluten-friendly Goodie Box. If you’re looking for a mix of sweet and savoury, you can try their FULL holiday breakfast for four with: 1 large spinach and feta quiche, 4 cinnamon buns, 2 cheddar and chive scones, and 2 chocolate raspberry scones.

How to order: Website, phone, in-person

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Contact Info:

Address: 11811 105 Ave,

Phone: (780) 441-1339

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Dutch Delicious Bakery

Break bread and get your nourishment ‘the European way’ with Dutch Delicious this holiday season! Some of the European baked goods you can expect from their Seasonal menu include Stollen, Tarts, Cheesecake, and an assorted cookie box. And if you’re shopping for gifts rather than yourself, the bakery also offers 3 varieties of Christmas Blessing Boxes filled with savoury and sweet treats.

How to order: website or phone

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Contact Info:

Address: 13232 118 Ave NW

Phone: (780) 455-2323

 

Green Thumb Bakery

Take a stroll through the south-side Bountiful Farmer’s Market to stumble across the Green Thumb Bakery. The Market is open Friday-Sunday each weekend and is where you can find Julie with Green Thumb, and all of their vegan holiday treats like macarons, masked gingerbread men, and other assorted holiday cookies.

How to order: in-person at Bountiful Farmer’s Market, DM on Instagram

Contact Info:

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Address: Bountiful Farmer’s Market, 3696 97 St. NW

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