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Real Estate Investment - As Sweet as PIE!!

Vancouver is one of the best places to be if you’ve got a sweet tooth. Our chocolatiers, pastry chefs, and patisseries are turning out incredible creations from the simple perfection of a slice of chocolate cake to the visual sensation of a mountain of mango-topped shaved ice, and much (much, much) more. Here (in no particular order) are a few must-try desserts in Vancouver.


1. Camp Fire at Mosquito

Cozy up to this spin on an outdoors classic at Mosquito, the dessert and snack bar in Gastown. Their “Camp Fire” is made with chocolate cake, bourbon marshmallow, peanut dragée, fire candy, and smoked vanilla ice cream.

Address: 32 Water Street, Vancouver

2. Diplomat cake from Notte Bon Ton

Open for nearly a century, Notte Bon Ton specializes in pastries and cakes, among which is their Diplomat cake, made of layers of pastry, sponge cake, and rich buttercream.

Address: 3150 West Broadway, Vancouver


3. Gelato from Bella Gelateria

Vancouver is home to a certified gelato master, and Bella Gelateria is scooping up the sweet goodness at their locations. Look for exciting seasonal offerings, or staples like Salted Caramel.

Address: 1001 West Cordova Street, Vancouver

Address: 1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver


4. Creme Brulee at Crackle Creme

This dessert cafe serves up small-batch crème brûlée in flavours like Tahitian Vanilla Bean, Salted Caramel, Earl Grey, Fererro Rocher, Black Sesame, Pandan Coconut, Honey Lavender, and Organic Matcha. For those who enjoy their dessert with a little kick, try their crème brûlées infused with Bailey’s, bourbon, or Guinness.

Address: 245 Union Street, Vancouver

Address: 245 Union Street, Vancouver


5. Waffles at Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

There are breakfast waffles, and there are dessert waffles, and the latter at Nero are absolutely where it’s at. Using the waffle as vehicle for whipped cream, ice cream, fruit, sauces, syrups, and more, these sweet treats are divine.

Address: 1703 Robson Street, Vancouver

Address: 1002 Seymour Street, Vancouver


6. Ice Cream Taco from Rain or Shine

Ice cream is good any time of year, says Rain or Shine’s owner, hence the name of this always-popular ice cream shop. Hit them up on Tuesdays for their ice cream “taco” special.

Address: 3382 Cambie Street, Vancouver

Address: 926 West 4th Avenue,  Vancouver

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