Kawarthas Northumberland

2016 Butter Tart Taste–Off Winners

We hosted our Butter Tart Taste-Off at the Peterborough Farmer’s Market on September 24, with 19 of the top bakeries of the Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour competing to find out who our judges would decide have the best butter tarts of the Tour. Here are the winners from our 2016 Butter Tart Taste-Off.

Best Overall Plain Butter Tart
  1. Doo Doo’s Bakery, Bailieboro
  2. Black Honey Dessert and Coffeehouse, Peterborough
  3. Burnham Family Farm Market, Cobourg
Best Alternative Tart
  1. Buns & Sweets, Bridgenorth–Pecan Butter Tart
  2. Doo Doo’s Bakery, Bailieboro–Pumpkin Cheesecake Butter Tart
  3. Kawartha Shortbread, Fenelon Falls–Coconut Butter Tart
Best Gluten-Free Tart
  1. Doo Doo’s Bakery, Bailieboro
  2. Black Honey Dessert & Coffeehouse, Peterborough
  3. Black Honey Dessert & Coffeehouse, Peterborough
Best Locally Sourced Tart
  1. Kawartha Shortbread, Fenelon Falls–Maple Pecan Butter Tart
  2. Whistle Stop Cafe, Peterborough–Blueberry Butter Tart
  3. Doo Doo’s Bakery, Bailieboro–Apple Crumble Butter Tart
People’s Choice
  1. Betty’s Pies & Tarts, Cobourg
  2. Doo Doo’s Bakery, Bailieboro
  3. Whistle Stop Café, Peterborough

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