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popover Mar 3, 2007 03:46 AM

I recently got 'hooked' on cinnamon buns, though my waistline is in disagreement!
Anyone know where they have FANTASTIC ones?! I'm not looking for products like Cinnabons (Too cake doughy).
Thanks in advance.
I'll travel anywhere in the GTA, that's how bad the addiction is!

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    faijay RE: popover Mar 3, 2007 04:36 AM

    I like the ones at What a Bagel and also the cinammon buffaloes there. They are pretty good at Patachou.

    1. orangewasabi RE: popover Mar 3, 2007 08:29 AM

      what's your definition of good?

      - I love the one's at What a Bagel also, because they aren't very sweet and they are fluffy, sort of a cross between a bread and a pastry (like an uber fluffy challah bread). caveat: I have only tested the one's at the Yonge/Wellsley location

      - The twisted cinnamon rolls at Harbord bakery are also good -- a bit sweeter and stickier but very cinnamony. the dough is like a sweet, heavier challah

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        childofthestorm RE: popover Mar 3, 2007 08:55 AM

        The ones at Sweet Bliss on Queen E. are delicious...Toronto Life calls them the best in the city,

        http://www.torontolife.com/guide/food...

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          FlavoursGal RE: popover Mar 3, 2007 09:27 AM

          You might want to take a look at this recent thread.

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/36526...

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            rubygirl RE: popover Mar 6, 2007 06:57 AM

            AGREE with the Sweet Bliss vote. They are packed with sugarycinnamongoodness! Yum...

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              Love it Spicy RE: popover Mar 6, 2007 09:33 AM

              Beleive it or not....I love the ones at IKEA...not the packaged ones...the fresh ones at the counter....

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                Full tummy RE: Love it Spicy Mar 6, 2007 06:37 PM

                IKEA has had so many incarnations of the cinnamon bun, and I must say the only redeeming quality of the most recent one I tried was the icing. It was also what made the bun marginally edible.

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                LaGoulue RE: popover Mar 6, 2007 06:17 PM

                I had one hell of a nice Cinnamon-pecan brioche roll at Frangipane (near Dupont and Spadina, park at the LCBO across the street). Not too gooey, moist bread-y roll, very fresh, none of that overly sweet white icing on the top. They seem to have them on Saturdays but it's a little hit and miss (then again they might just sell out quickly).

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                  pearlD RE: popover Mar 8, 2007 04:11 PM

                  Frangipane is fabulous for lots of stuff but BRING MONEY!

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