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Chocolate pecan pie in Toronto

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gloriana232 May 4, 2008 06:50 PM

Hi there ... I'm looking for bakeries or supermarkets that sell chocolate pecan pie (with a chocolate crust). I had some in Montreal, and had a delicious rendition at Kalendar on College Street, but was wondering where I can buy one to have at home. Thanks!

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    budeeez May 5, 2008 04:26 PM

    Not sure if it's a chocolate crust but I've had the chocolate pecan pie at the Marche at BCE place. It's really good.

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      embee May 5, 2008 04:09 PM

      Gay Couillard at the Vienna Home Bakery on Queen made the best chocolate pecan pie I've ever tasted. I've been awaiting her quasi-promised cookbook since the day she closed, but it seems to be a non starter. My chocolate pecan pie partner to Ebinger's blackout cake. Rats.

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        gloriana232 May 5, 2008 02:27 PM

        Thank you for the recommendations, everyone! I'll try to remember to report back once I scope them out. If anyone comes up with more names, I'd be happy to hear them.

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          fortheloveoffood May 5, 2008 03:43 PM

          Pusateri's has one which is quite good.

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          magic May 5, 2008 08:15 AM

          The Marche on Front St., now called Richtree I guess, actually has a PHENOMINAL chocolate pecan pie. It’s more like a cake actually, shaped like a pie, so if you are looking something strictly traditional it might not be what you are looking for. That said it is truly delicious, with an insanely good shortbread crust (not a chocolate crust though, no). I always make it my dessert when I visit that Marche. Whole pies are packaged for take-out too, as I recall.

          Phipps does have decent pecan butter tarts with a chocolate crust, as torontofoodiegirl posted. Along with their rugelach it’s among the few desserts I actually like at Phipps. The tarts aren’t mindblowing, but they are solid.

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            McCree May 4, 2008 07:27 PM

            Sweet Indulgence at O'Connor and Coxwell has Chocolate Pecan Tarts. Not sure about the crust, but give them a call. They have amazing pastries, check their website.
            sweetindulgencepastries.com.
            Sorry I'm a newbie and not having much success adding a link. I'll figure it out eventually.

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              torontofoodiegirl May 4, 2008 07:06 PM

              Try Phipps on Eglinton (west of Avenue). They make fabulous pecan pies/tarts, including chocolate ones. I'm not positive that the crust is chocolate but, even if it isn't, I think Phipps is worth a try.

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                Ediblethoughts May 5, 2008 03:30 PM

                The crusts are chocolate for the tarts at least. (Phipps does great pecan pies.)

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