Tour de Dufflet: May 2013

Monday, May 27, 2013

today's weather metaphor, as told by cake

A mini key lime tart bravely infiltrates a stand of crunchy toasted almond meringues!

Key Lime Tarts
Creamy, yet light and tangy lime filling in our Euro-style chocolate crust, garnished with fresh lime slices.
3" $3.75 each, 1.5" $1.50 each

Toasted Almond Meringue Mini
Plump fresh berries and pure whipped cream, sandwiched between rounds of crunchy, almond meringue.
2.5" $5.50 each

Available at all 3 Dufflet locations!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

mec toronto bikefest plus tour de dufflet equals a day in the park


You still have time to bike over to Bellwoods Trinity Park to take in rides, buys and clinics at Mountain Equipment Coop's Bikefest (til 6pm tonight).

Be sure to check out the Dufflet table for treats like maple shortbread and gluten-free chocolate brownies plus info on our Tour de Dufflet which kicks off it's 6th year on Tuesday, May 21.

I'll be posting more pix on our Flickr page, but here's the MEC booth at the entrance, Nedra setting up the Tour de Dufflet table, and Dufflet Rosenberg with Elliot from Sapient Toronto. 

Beauty day, come on down!

Friday, May 17, 2013

dads (and golfers) love cake!


From May 21 until June 16, treat the golfer in your life to a single layer of lusciousness with our 6" Chocolate Fudge cake decorated with a golf ball on a tee.

Available for pre-order at any Dufflet location, $13.00 each.

(Not just "fore" Dads!)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

tour de dufflet and mec bikefest ... sooner than you think!


Our Tour de Dufflet kicks off on Tuesday May 21 and check out the sweet souvenir we have for registered participants this year - a super handy folding water bag!

As you know, the Tour de Dufflet is all about getting a little exercise and something sweet by cycling to all 3 Dufflet cafes in one day throughout Toronto Bike Month..

The $5 registration fee (payable on the day of your ride) gets you a souvenir, select refreshments at our cafes, and completed passports will be entered for prize draws at the end of June.

Refreshments on offer are bottled water (or regular coffee) and either a brownie or something savoury (samosa or spanokopita) to munch on at your passport stops.

Also, your $5 fee will be donated to the Cycle Toronto, so you get to feel good about supporting cycling while having fun!

New this year, we'll have a vendor's table set up at this year's Mountain Equipment Coop MEC Bikefest Toronto which takes place this weekend in Bellwoods Trinity Park (Saturday, May 18).

Please visit our table to pick up something sweet while you peruse the dozens of informative clinics, kids’ activities, bicycle demos, MEC Bike Swap, group rides and gear giveaways - visit the MEC Bikefest site for more details.

And keep checking and follow @tourdedufflet for updates and photos from May 21 - June 30. PS/ Tweet your photos with the hashtag #TourDeDufflet to be eligible for additional prizes!


Monday, May 13, 2013

Perfectly suitable for Game 7!


Adorable blue tinted chocolate maple leafs to adorn your playoff cupcakes and cakes.

Get them at all 3 Dufflet locations ...

Go LEAFS Go!!!


Tuesday, May 7, 2013

things your mom might want for mother's day ...

Who are we fooling, we all know it's cake! Maybe some nice flowers too, but according to my Mom, it's cake.

Strawberry Cream Cake - Layers of fluffy strawberry and vanilla creams alternating with classic sponge cake; finished with whipped cream, strawberry glaze and white chocolate shavings. Sizes 9", 6"


Friday, May 3, 2013

tour de dufflet 2013!!!

The 6th Annual Tour de Dufflet celebrating Toronto Bike Month, takes place daily (except Mondays) from May 21 to June 30, 2013. 

Hours are Tuesday thru Saturdays 10a-7p and Sundays 12p-5p.

Get a little exercise and something sweet by cycling to all 3 Dufflet cafes in one day

Registered participants will receive a souvenir and refreshments as they get their passports stamped at each location.

A $5 registration fee (payable on the day of your ride) will be donated to the Cycle Toronto

You will visit your first cafe only once to register and to receive stamp #1. You may tour our 3 locations in any order. At your final location (stamp #3) you may hand in your stamped passport to be eligible for a grand prize draw at the end of bike month.
Groups - please stagger your starts/arrivals into foursomes at least 15 minutes apart to allow our staff to serve both our regular customers and Tour de Dufflet participants.

Refreshments include bottled water or regular coffee, and a choice from that day’s brownies or savoury snacks (samosa or spanokopita). Daily selections will vary. 

Follow @tourdedufflet for updates and photos. Tweet your photos with the hashtag #TourDeDufflet to be eligible for additional prizes!

Link to our poster
Link to our map  

Link to our reg card

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Canadian Agri-Food Export Gala

The Canadian Agri-Food Export Gala took place last night in Toronto with Kathleen Wynne (Minister of Agriculture and Food) presenting the Ontario Food Exporter Awards.

Of the 5 awards presented at the event, Dufflet Pastries Gluten-Free line was recognized as one of 10 finalists for this year's SIAL Innovations Award. This photo of Dufflet Rosenberg (centre) with the other nominees onstage was snapped by our friend Lotte Andersson of

Congrats to the 2013 Ontario Food Exporter Award winner, Pillitteri Estates Winery, and to the finalists Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd. and HoneyBar.

For more info on the award, please visit:

You can see photos of Kathleen Wynne and the award winners and finalists here: