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Nov 6, 2008 11:54 AM

Birthday Dessert - not cake

Anybody have any recommendations on where to pick up a good dessert for a birthday party. The birthday girl is not partial to cakes of any kind and prefers fruit flans or other fruit based desserts. Nothing too extravagant or fancy - just good quality. Yonge & Eglinton area or near the 401 recommendations only please.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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  1. Lots of patisseries in that area that make fruit tarts. Jules, La Cigogne, Rahier, not sure if Celestin does too. There are also some good gelato places in the area too. Just walk down Mt. Pleasant, south of Eglinton for a few blocks, or the same on Bayview.

    1. Hit Mt. Pleasant just south of Eglinton. Celestin has great desserts, including tarts, there's one more just south of it (can't remember the name) on the same side of the road, and the bakery that many people seem to like (a thread about a week ago or so) called Flaky Pastry which apparently has pies. I haven't tried it but it got so many rave reviews.

      1. Thanks Currycue & Woodsey. Good suggestions and I am familar with the patisseries in the hood. I will survey their offerings and buy whatever looks best today. Thanks.