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Seven Easter Treats to Get This Week on 17th Ave

This April, some of your favourite 17th Ave businesses are dishing up decadent Easter-themed treats, traditional Paska loaves, delicious turkey dinners and more to help you celebrate this Spring holiday. We may not all celebrate Easter, but I think we can agree that it is always a good time for chocolate. 

Ten Degrees Chocolate 

Whether you’re looking for some Easter morning treats, or you just want to spoil your loved ones, this small-batch chocolate factory located in the heart of 17th Ave is always serving up delicious bon bons, pastries and desserts. This April, you can pick up house-made chocolate bars in flavours like white chocolate with lavender and raspberry dark chocolate; an Easter chocolate cake complete with raspberry filling and frosted with Swiss meringue buttercream and pre-made Easter baskets filled with Ten Degrees’ famous chocolate.  

818 16 Ave SW, tendegreeschocolate.ca

 

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Ollia Macarons & Tea  

We can expect nothing less than the best from Ollia Macarons & Tea, who is always offering up the most scrumptious and decorative seasonal goodies. This April, they’re bringing back their famous caramel mini eggs, macaron bunnies, caramel cookie mini egg sandwiches, Crème egg nests and their epic four-inch caramel mini egg cake featuring layers of gluten free chocolate cake, milk chocolate ganache, house-made salted caramel spread, salted caramel buttercream and crushed mini eggs. Get yours at their 16th Ave location now, or order online below!  

810C 16 Ave SW, byollia.com 

 

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Urban Fare  

If you’re craving the big turkey dinner this Easter weekend but don’t want to do any of the cooking or prep, head on over to Urban fare on 16th Ave, who is offering a chef-curated Easter meal that comes with roast turkey and all the essential trimmings. We’re talkin’ Caesar salad, freshly baked apple pie, roast veggies such as Brussel sprouts and curried cauliflower and gravy, of course! They also have a veggie option upon request.  

101-906 16 Ave SW, urbanfare.com

European Bakery & Deli  

Easter Bread, otherwise known as Paska, is a sweet egg bread and a longstanding Eastern European tradition. This week, European Bakery and Deli will be serving two variations of this delicious bread: a round Paska and a Paska loaf, both available in 800 grams or 1.2 kilograms. You can also add toppings such as raisins, almonds, chocolate, apricots and assorted dried fruits for just $5! They will also be open on Easter Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

515 17 Ave SW #160, https://www.eurobakerydeli.com

 

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Butterblock  

A daily dose of mini eggs is essential in April, and luckily, Butterblock is serving up all kinds of treats featuring this Springtime favourite. During their legendary ‘Tuesday test runs,’ they’ve created treats like Croissant craffles with peanut butter and smashed mini eggs and peanut butter hazelnut mini egg cookies. Make sure to stop in before Easter to see what they’re cooking up this time around!  

908 17 Ave SW suite 111, butterblockyyc.com 

Made By Marcus  

No one does seasonal flavours quite like our friends at Made by Marcus. This April, they will be scooping up malted mini egg and cashew carrot cake, and they are also offering a seasonal ube passionfruit ice cream cake. Whether you’re loading up for a weekend of Easter festivities, or you just can’t resist their rotating flavours, this locally loved ice cream shop is a must-stop destination this Spring.  

1013 17 Ave SW #121, madebymarcus.ca

 

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Ship & Anchor  

Skip the massive grocery shop and four-hour kitchen session and head to the Ship & Anchor on April 17, where they will be dishing up an Easter feast, available in house or for takeout. This decadent meal comes with braised turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, brown sugar mashed sweet potatoes, homemade dressing, cranberry sauce, brown butter Brussels and roaster gravy. And no holiday feast is complete without dessert: grab some vanilla cupcakes topped with cream cheese frosting and mini eggs to finish off your meal.  

534 17 Ave SW, shipandanchor.com

 

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