Jun 17, 2014
7 best butter tarts in Ontario
The Spot RestaurantSource: Manda Boychuk-Bender Credits: Canadian Living
A quaint restaurant in a red house north of Mount Forest. One of its specialties is a delicious butter tart pie, which owner Marie Plume bakes in her own home. Learn more about how the butter tart sparked a regional feud.
Ste. Anne's SpaSource: Marijo Cuerrier Credits: Canadian Living
An upscale retreat where pastry chef Khushroo Khambata has taken the tart to new heights. Khambata, who spent 12 years at the Four Seasons in Toronto, has created a gluten-free tart with currants and infused with maple syrup.
Doo Doo's BakerySource: Jeffrey Wood, Agency Nextdoor Credits: Canadian Living
Doo Doo's, home of the "X-rated" tart line, won "best filling" and "best creative tart" at last year's Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste-Off. The line includes a tart with rum-soaked raisins that owner Diana Rogers says "has a real kick to it."