Tour de Dufflet: July 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Watching the Olympic Games, I have a craving for butter tarts ...

...and now, you do too! ~evil laugh~

Dufflet Butter Tarts, our famous version of the Canadian Classic, are made with plump currants and real butter baked in a flaky crust. Sizes: 3" $2.50 ea, 1.5" $1.50 ea.



Friday, July 27, 2012

Hot Jazz, Cool Treats!

Slip on your walking shoes and enjoy sweets + sounds at Dufflet Beach (1917 Queen St. E., just east of Woodbine) while the annual Beaches International Jazz Festival wraps up this weekend with Streetfest.

Drop by our sidewalk table and check out our sweet jazz-themed butter shapes, Augie's gourmet ice pops, and iced lemonades to go. (and be sure to say hi to Kylee and Ashley!)

Beaches Jazz StreetFest also means that Queen Street East becomes a giant pedestrian mall (and closed to traffic) from 6pm to 11:30pm on the nights of Thursday July 26, Friday July 27, and Saturday July 28. Info on getting around can be found at is the place to visit to check out bandshell listings for Woodbine Park, Kew Gardens and all along Queen Street East this weekend.

Dufflet Beach is the place to start! Grab something sweet to nibble + sip and have a Beaches Jazz good time!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Tour de Dufflet 2012 winners!

A big round of applause (and a choir of bike bells) to the 159 riders who took the Eat More Cake, Ride More Bike challenge and rode the 2012 Tour de Dufflet during Toronto Bike Month in June!

Special thanks to Crumpler and Bikes on Wheels for helping with prizes. Here are the winners (drawn at random from this year's registration cards):

1st prize - Tim Urbshas
$100 gift certificate from Bike on Wheels
$25 gift certificate from Dufflet Pastries

2nd prize - Khalil Sheriff
Bike bag from Crumpler Canada (see photo)
$25 gift certificate from Dufflet Pastries

3rd prize - Linda McBride
$50 gift certificate from Dufflet Pastries

Twitter prize - Kristine Galvan @piece0pie
for this tweet, 2 coffee + slice gift cards from Dufflet Pastries

Dufflet Pastries will donate $790 to the Cycle Toronto (formerly Toronto Cyclists Union) who were this year's charitable recipients of your $5 registration fees. These cycling advocates are a great group to support so please visit their website to learn more about what they do and how to become a member.

We'll be uploading some of this year's photos to our Flickr site soon ... see you all next year!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Summer just got Yummer...

The Dufflet Cake of the Month for July is Chocolate Mousse *\o/*

On special at all 3 Dufflet locations, our famous Chocolate Mousse Cake

Alternating layers of flourless chocolate cake and chocolate mousse, drizzled with milk chocolate and topped with dark chocolate curls. 

Sizes: 9", 6" 

(made without wheat or gluten)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

frooot pies!


It's too hot to bake, but you'd like a nice fruit pie for dessert? Dufflet has you covered with Apple Crumble, Four Fruit, Key Lime, Lemon Flan, and our summery Peach Cherry pies.

Our seasonal Peach Cherry pie has something for everyone in every sweet mouthful; sliced sweet peaches and tangy cherries baked in a buttery crust and topped with a golden oat crumble. So good!

Take one home today, and enjoy a taste of summer while it lasts!

Monday, July 9, 2012

ice pops from augie's are augsome!

New at Dufflet-Beach, Ice Pops! Augie's squeeze, juice and puree all their own fruit and use only fresh herbs and zests for their HAND-MADE fruit-bomb Ice Pops. You can read more about them on their website 

Do you like Dufflet's whoopie cookies? Then you're gonna love our whoopie ice cream sandwiches made with premium ice cream and chewy chocolate whoopies!

And it wouldn't be summer without lemonade and iced tea and Dufflet-Beach has you covered! Perfectly suitable for sipping in our cafe or taking for a stroll on the boardwalk, go for the tang and beat the heat!

Get your Ice Pops, Whoopie Ice Cream sandwiches and summer beverages at Dufflet-Beach, 1917 Queen St. E. (east of Woodbine). 
Store hours: Tue-Fri 9a-7p, Sat 10a-7p, Sun 11a-6p

Friday, July 6, 2012

Strawberry Cream Puffs!

Something summery for your mouth? May we suggest the seasonal yumminess of a freshly made Strawberry Cream Puff?
Available only at Dufflet Downtown (787 Queen Street W.) 
Fridays-Sundays only, while quantities last. 
Advance orders must be made by Wednesday for weekend pick-ups.