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The mmmuffins at Yonge/Eglinton Centre closed down. That must have been there for 25 years.

It might sound silly, but I really love mmmuffins. With each one that closes I die a little.

One of the few baked goods in Toronto that tastes the same now as they did decades ago.

This is sad. Please buy a muffin when you run across a location! I don't want to lose this shrinking chain. You won’t be disappointed.

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    1. re: kwass

      Aww, thanks! They really are good! You'll get something out of it. I love the chocolate chip muffins and cornmeal muffins too.

      Most remaining locations are along the downtown PATH now I think - Union Station, Commerce Court and what not. I'm sure there are more elsewhere. But not bloody many.

      1. re: magic

        Count me in for a corn : )

        I like those too.

          1. re: magic

            Better than the cornmeal muffin at Richtree?

        1. re: magic

          I remember the chocolate chip from when I was a kid. But I'll make a point of trying the corn muffin as well.

          1. re: kwass

            They have so many varieties, even if corn isn't your thing there are so many other good ones.

            Next time at Union Station or near Commerce Court along the PATH....!

            It breaks my heart that Y/E closed.

            1. re: magic

              I love corn muffins, so I'll definitely try one the next time I pass by.

      2. They're a guilty pleasure of mine! I can rarely walk by one without buying.

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        1. It's cuz they're the same company as Timothy's now and so they're focusing more on those stores. Uptown, the one at Hillcrest Mall is still going strong.

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          1. re: Chester Eleganté

            Good to hear about Hillcrest location.

            Timothy's should focus on improving business at mmmuffins.

            They've got a great product they are letting die.

            Why not bring in muffins to Timothy's locations instead of selling that generic baked goods garbage??

          2. The cornmeal muffin is sooo good!

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            1. re: CocoaChanel

              I'm a big cornmeal muffin fan. I find the ones mmmuffins makes OK. But I have not found in Toronto (though I keep on looking) the same kind of really delicious cornmeal muffins that are generally available in New York City.

                1. re: justsayn

                  They generally have a deeper, richer, more satisfying taste.

            2. They used to be so big, now they are tiny

              1. i saw the closed Y&E location just before xmas. the mmmuffins were amazing in the morning, fresh out of the oven. but i noticed just before then that the Y&E mmmuffins were getting smaller - maybe it was just me.

                the mmmuffins website hasn't updated to the closed Y&E location yet. consistency is good amongst the different locations unlike "treats" stores.

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                1. re: mstestzzz002

                  I remember LOVING Treats as a kid. The cookies have been awful since I was a teenager though. Franchisees seem to have their own recipes, and none taste like the cookies I knew when I was younger.

                  Mmmuffins never wavered, in my experience.

                  I do not have any issues with muffin size, but I mostly frequent the PATH locations, not the Y/E location. That's interesting....

                2. As kids we loved the giant chocolate chip cookies from mmmuffins. Bonus if they were fresh out of the oven and still goooey.

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                  1. re: Blush

                    I have always been a fan of the cheddar muffin, as long as they were fresh. The chocolate chip was a close second. I don't mall shop enough, haven't had a Mmmmmmuffin in years.

                    1. re: Dr Butcher

                      I wouldn't worry about it, they're not in too many malls anymore :(