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We Love Butter Tarts

Much like the Nanaimo Bar of BC or the Saskatoonberry Pie of the Prairies, the Butter Tart is probably the official dessert of Ontario. A beloved Canadian confection, the butter tart has many variations, it can be just be the straight up sweet filling of brown sugar and egg, or it can be spruced up with raisins, walnuts, pecans (adding pecans means you’re just making pecan pie), even chocolate chips. I recently went on a Butter Tart tour of Toronto with Rebecca LeHeup, we found an incredible array of delicious tarts. She wrote about our epic journey for the Huffington Post. Continue »