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ImageGirl Mar 4, 2011 05:07 PM

Can anyone tell me where I can find malasadas/malassadas (a Portuguese fried dessert) in Toronto? Thanks!

  1. pinstripeprincess Apr 9, 2011 10:32 AM

    my favourite so far is brazil bakery on dundas near brock. they only make them once or twice a week (saturday at least) and are good chewy, not too greasy, have a nice hint of lemon... and just plain old delicious. a go to NA donut replacement for sure.

    if you use the search function you may find more suggestions.

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      themiguel Apr 9, 2011 07:57 AM

      Venezia Bakery sometimes has them, they are on ossington between queen and dundas. Ask the nice lady when they bake them as it's not always there. They're not the best- but they will do in a pinch.

      Lunamichelle- the malasada style you describe is not the traditional portuguese (azorean) style, there is no custard in authentic malasadas

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        lunamichelle40 Apr 9, 2011 04:56 AM

        I too, am looking for these!!! I had the BEST malasadas (round fried dough, coated in sugar with custard fillings - chocolate was the best!) while in Hawaii two years ago. Alas, after reading some posts on the Canada boards, it seems that these beauties will remain in Hawaii ... *sob* It will be a long time before we can afford to go back, so I'd be happy with something even remotely similar here .... Anyone??

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