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Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour

Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour

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2015 Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste-off

How do you like your butter tarts? Purely traditional? Creatively alternative? With or without nuts? Come try them all at the Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste-Off on Saturday, September 19th at the Morrow Building, during the Peterborough Farmer’s Market.

Bakeries from all over Kawarthas Northumberland will compete for butter tart bragging rights. Awards will be given for Best Overall Plain Butter Tart, Best Locally Sourced Tart, and Best Alternative Butter Tart! There’s even a People’s Choice category, so you get to vote for your favourite too.

Butter tarts are available for purchase from the bakeries from 7am -1pm inside the Morrow Building.

Taste-off times:

11:00AM – Best Overall Plain Butter Tart

11:30AM – Best Locally Sourced Tart (local ingredients or ingredients found within Kawarthas Northumberland region)

12 NOON – Best Alternative Tart (this is where tart makers can really get creative)

12:30PM – People’s Choice (voted by butter tart lovers like you at the taste-off!)

 

Can’t make it to the Taste-off?

Make next weekend your most scrumptious trip ever! Download the Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour Map and organize your own ‘Taste-off’!

 



Quintessential Ontario

Firm or runny, plain or with raisins, no matter how you prefer them, the Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour is fresh from the oven and ready to explore with over 40 bakery stops (and growing) and some of Ontario’s best butter tarts, including specialty tarts like maple bacon … yum!

Butter tarts have recently been named a quintessential Ontario cuisine and a visit to Kawarthas Northumberland offers you the best chance to enjoy this tasty treat in one of the most Canadiana of settings. So, come to the land of 1000 perfect butter tarts and then start touring to your tart’s content.

To egg (and sugar) you along, we have organized our bakery stops into four mini tours. Each one is the perfect bite size for a tasty weekend in the land of 1000 perfect weekends.

Bakery Stops

Tart’s Content” Sturgeon/Balsam Lake Route

Little Britain

  • Buttertarts ‘N MoreMap

Woodville

  • Zehr Farm Fresh Produce and Bakery (Seasonal)Map

Argyle

  • Argyle Farm Market (Seasonal)Map

Kirkfield

  • Kirkfield Restaurant – Map

Sebright

  • Quaker Oaks Farm – Map

Burnt River

  • Harmony FarmMap

Fenelon Falls

  • Eganridge Inn & Spa – Map
  • Little Pie Shack – Map
  • Sweet Bottoms Coffee - Map

Bobcaygeon

  • Bobcaygeon Bread Company (Seasonal)Map

Lindsay

  • Kawartha Wholesale BakeryMap
  • Pantry ShelfMap
  • Shir Lee’s BakeryMap

Pontypool

  • South Pond Farms – Map

 

Tart me up in the Kawarthas” Route

Bailieboro

  • Doo Doos – Map

Millbrook

  • Pastry Peddler – Map

Peterborough

  • Black Honey Desserts – Map
  • Cravings Bakery – Map
  • Electric City Bakery – Map
  • Enticing Cakes – Map
  • Fresh Country Foods – Map
  • The Shed Bakery – Map
  • Whistle Stop Café – Map

Bridgenorth

  • Buns & Sweets – Map

Fowlers Corners

  • Fresh Country Foods – Map

Lakefield

  • Kawartha BakeryMap
  • Nuttshell Next DoorMap

Young’s Point

Buckhorn

  • Country MartMap

Apsley

  • Irish Hills FarmMap
  • Swiss Bear RestaurantMap

 

“You had me at Butter” Route

Brighton

  • End of the Thread Antique Emporium – Map

Campbellford

  • Dooher’s Bakery – Map
  • More Than Tarts Bakehouse – Map

Warkworth

  • Cara Mia Bakery – Map
  • Jeannine’s Backtalk Cafe – Map
  • Our Lucky Stars – Map

Grafton

  • Ste. Anne’s Spa Bakery – Map

Cobourg

  • Burnham Family Farm (Seasonal) – Map
  • Decadent Cakes – Map
  • Dutch Oven Bakery & Coffee Shop – Map

Port Hope

  • Betty’s Pies & Tarts – Map
  • Dreamer’s Cafe – Map

 

“Butter Tart Highway” Route

Cobourg

  • Burnham Family Farm – (Seasonal) Map
  • Decadent Cakes – Map
  • Dutch Oven Bakery & Coffee Shop – Map

Port Hope

  • Betty’s Pies & Tarts – Map
  • Dreamer’s Cafe – Map

Warkworth

  • Cara Mia Bakery – Map
  • Jeannine’s Backtalk Cafe – Map
  • Our Lucky Stars – Map

Grafton

  • Ste. Anne’s Spa Bakery – Map

Brighton

  • End of the Thread Antique Emporium – Map
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