7 Red and White Desserts for Canada Day

Nothing says ‘Happy Canada Day’ like a sweet treat and, who are we kidding here? After the last few days, we all deserve a reason to celebrate, and a sugar high. Brle Patisserie Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake A freshly baked cheesecake with lemon curd and raspberries swirled in is the…

Nothing says ‘Happy Canada Day’ like a sweet treat and, who are we kidding here? After the last few days, we all deserve a reason to celebrate, and a sugar high.

Brle Patisserie Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

A freshly baked cheesecake with lemon curd and raspberries swirled in is the perfectly decadent thing to put on your table if you’re having friends and family over this long weekend. (722 11 Ave SW, 403-261-3064, brulee.ca)

Crave Cupcakes Red Velvet Elvis

Soft, light red velvet cupcakes are topped with cream cheese buttercream icing. Top with red sprinkles at home for extra Canadian colour points! (1107 Kensington Rd NW, 403-270-2728, cravecupcakes.ca, @craveYYC)

Epiphanie Chocolate Maple Chocolates

Known for their creative chocolates, Epiphanie offers up a rich, maple variation topped with white chocolate and a bright red maple leaf. (1417 11 St SW, 403-370-4592, epiphaniechocolate.com, @EpiphanieChoc)

Fiasco Gelato White Chocolate Raspberry Gelato

Find them rolling around town over the long weekend, or swing by Diner Deluxe’s new addition, Affogato, for a scoop – or two – of this gelato made with Belgian chocolate. (various locations, 403-452-3150, fiascogelato.ca, @FiascoGelato)

Jelly Modern Doughnuts Red Velvet Doughnut

It’s pretty hard to go wrong with anything here at Jelly, but this cake doughnut topped with cinnamon marscapone icing and red sprinkles especially fits the bill this long weekend. (1414 8 St SW, 403-453-2053, jellymodern.com, @jellymodern)

Sidewalk Citizen Bakery Meringues

The sweet, crispy clouds of baked meringue here come in white and red. Great just for eating or crushing up to serve with some fresh berries and creme anglaise. (5524 1A St SW, 403-457-2245, sidewalkcitizenbakery.com, @avivfried)

Tutti Frutti Vanilla and Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

This new frozen yogurt franchise is all the rage this summer! Fill up your cup with swirls of vanilla and strawberry for that good ol’ Canadian flag flavour and take a stroll down 17th Avenue. (858 16 Ave SW, 403-460-8846, tfyogurt.ca, @tffroyoyyc)

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