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Our Top 10 Cakes of 2014

Happy New Year! 2014 was a great year for us here at Le Dolci. Take a look at our favourite cakes of the past year. We want to thank all of our friends, family and customers in Toronto for making it a great year!

10. Noah’s Ark Cake

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9. Ombre mint green 51st Birthday Cake

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8.  Who doesn’t love a good Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles -TMNT Cake!

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7.  This hamburger cake.

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6. This wins for most random cake request of 2014: Pregnant Transformer with 9 Cats on the Cake

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5. Lovely June’s Frozen Cake

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4. We love this fresh floral cake
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3. No Soup for You – Seinfeld Cake
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2. We won Post Cities Magazine’s cake competition with this beauty! Our cake designer Annie went to Ontario College of Art & Design too.

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1. We were honoured to make Ripley’s Aquarium’s first birthday cake. This cake and all its critters tops our list for best cake of 2014!

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Thank you for spending the year with us, we hope yours was as good as ours. Wishing you all the best for 2015!

Don’t forget to stop by for a cupcake and a smile!

-Team Le Dolci


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Saturdays At Le Dolci!

Saturdays!Saturdays are one of our busiest days here at Le Dolci. From the abundance of custom cake orders being pick-up to our fabulous Saturday classes; they tend to be hectic, but very rewarding! 
The day starts by opening the studio and the shop. We have to make sure all the treats are ready and class is set up! Once this is done the day and all it’s events are ready to commence.
Next comes our classes. Saturdays are usually filled with Intro to Cupcake Decorating classes, Macaron classes, bachelorette parties, and birthday parties! This is the part of the day that is the most rewarding. If we can make someone’s day in the 2 hours that they spend in our studio, our job has been done. Teaching them a new skill or encouraging them to take silly pictures from the costume box (provided at parties) is always a good time!
The classes always have a fun positive atmosphere and tons of snacking.  Classes are what really make Saturdays here special. What better way to spend your Saturday then taking a class and bringing a box full of treats home!! 
Throughout the day we have beautiful custom order leaving the shop. We love creating cakes for our customers and seeing a smile on their face once they receive their cake!
At the end of the day when all the cakes are delivered, classes are over, and the shop is closed, we know we have done our job right if everyone is satisfied and has left with a smile on their face!!
 Come stop by next Saturday and experience it for yourself!
xo Patricia (Saturday staff!)
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Join us for our 1st year anniversary party Tuesday Sept.24!

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Greetings sweet friends,

We can’t believe it’s been a year since we moved into the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood and two years since we first started in Toronto. We’d like to celebrate these milestones with you and invite you to our open house Tuesday Sept.24! The evening will be filled with sweet treats like popcorn, Chef Bea’s adored pudding, cupcakes, cookies & refreshments. There will be face painting & performances by the Shaw Street Redemption band and Dante, their newest member who’s 8 years old.
 Come say hi, enjoy a treat & get to know our staff and see the studio we call home.

Afternoon Tea

DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 24
TIME: Between 4 and 7 pm

LOCATION: 1006 Dundas Street West, across from Trinity Bellwoods Park at Montrose



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Things We Love: Queen West Art Crawl

Le Dolci is excited to be a part of this year’s Queen West Art Crawl, September 21-22. The event, now in its 11th year, has grown from a one-day event to a weekend celebration full of creativity and art!

The Queen West Art Crawl includes a large Outdoor Art Show and Sale in Trinity Bellwoods Park, QWAC Walks and Talks, the interactive and innovative Parkdale Nightcrawl and family fun at the KidsZone. Visit Queen West Art Crawl to find out more.

Le Dolci takes part:

  • “Sweet Walks” featuring sweet places in the neighbourhood, street art and sample sweets
  • Mini workshops
  • Selling treats at the sweets booth

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to celebrate our exciting community full of art and culture!

To support the QWAC, head to TMX Gallery for Art Gives, a reception and art auction on Wednesday August 14 at 5 p.m. Buy tickets now! Le Dolci will be there with mini cupcakes.

Art Gives fundraiser in support of the Queen West Art Crawl