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Butter Tart Trail

Butter Tart Tour

Food Trail


Taste your way across Kawarthas Northumberland along the Butter Tart Tour. This self-guided trail has over 50 stops to discover and devour one of Ontario’s most beloved treats: the butter tart.

Do you like your butter tarts soft and gooey? Crispy around the edges? With pecans or absolutely no nuts at all? We’re sure you’ll find the variation to suit your dreams and then some along this tour!

While the butter tart wasn’t invented to Kawarthas Northumberland, it was certainly perfected here. This homage to the flaky, gooey deliciousness that is the butter tart offers enthusiasts and casual enjoyers to take in the beauty of the region while filling their bellies with sweet, sweet goodness.

Galivant through the region at local bakeries, charming cafés and elegant restaurants as you discover loads of different takes on this cottage classic. Stay the night at charming inns, elegant resorts and bed and breakfasts waiting to welcome you to the region. Discover quiet towns and maybe get a little lost while you’re at it.

All you really need to think about is where you’re going to enjoy your next mouth-watering butter tart. Whether you’re planning a quick day trip, weekend romp or a full-on vacay, there’s certainly a way to incorporate the Butter Tart Tour into your life! 


Kawarthas Northumberland, ON

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  • Monday10 AM – 5 PM
  • TuesdayClosed
  • WednesdayClosed
  • Thursday10 AM – 5 PM
  • Friday10 AM – 5 PM
  • Saturday10 AM – 5 PM
  • Sunday10 AM – 5 PM

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About Ontario

Ontario offers a vibrant and diverse culinary scene that attracts food enthusiasts from around the globe. From bustling urban centres to charming small towns, the province promises an unforgettable gastronomic adventure. Every bite tells a story of heritage and perseverance, where chefs skillfully blend traditional and modern techniques to create a truly memorable experience. Immerse yourself in this culinary adventure and discover all Ontario has to offer.

While here, visit food festivals and award-winning restaurants, explore multicultural neighbourhoods and sample a fusion of global cuisines or venture to renowned wine regions to sip your way through our local terroir. Follow a food trail to discover hidden culinary gems, or swing by a farmer's market to sample locally grown produce and artesian fare.

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