For this years Christmas holiday season there are many bakeries around the city baking up selections of treats. Here are a couple of local bakeries and some of their unique offerings.
Santa decorated cookies
Stars – Shortbread stars dipped and drizzled in chocolate!
1795 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Candy Cane Macarons
The festive Candy Cane Macaron, filled with a smooth peppermint ganache and decorated with crushed candy cane is back for the season. Available all December long, this sparkling treat is great to decorate your Christmas table and delight your guests.
Holiday Checkerboard Cookies
Available in two flavours: raspberry-lemon and mint-chocolate, those festive cookies are offered in bags of four cookies each and make the perfect addition to Christmas stockings.
Passed down through generations, the Stollen is a delicious holiday bread filled with dried fruits, marzipan and dusted with icing sugar. Offered at all three Faubourg locations in limited quantity. Advanced order is recommended.
2156 West 41st, Vancouver
769 Hornby Street, Vancouver
792 Main St. – Park Royal South, West Vancouver
Lynda Steele and I talked about these delicious treats on The Best and The Foodiest on CKNW.
I am sure there are many more bakeries, cafes, chocolatiers, and sweet shops around the city have created desserts to celebrate Christmas. Feel free to tweet me your finds @vanfoodster
By: Richard Wolak