With local restaurants, bakeries and cafés serving up unique maple inspired offerings, the biggest challenge will be deciding which tasty treats to try. Bring your appetite and sense of adventure and truly eat your way through the amazing line up. Discover pure maple syrup, maple beer, and unique maple inspired dishes from sweet to savoury and back again.
Come hungry and join this spring’s sweetest party – the Muskoka Maple Festival!
Craving savoury foods? 3 Guys And A Stove will once again be offering their Charred Pork Back Ribs with Muskoka Maple Barbecue Sauce. Buy a bottle of the sauce and give your grill that maple panache all year long. Jackie Lovegrove’s Catering will be creating mouth-watering Maple Bacon Grilled Cheese while the Algonquin Café and Deli returns with Maple Pulled Pork, Maple Brisket and Maple Beans. Maple chili? Yes, Hidden Valley Resort will be serving Muskoka Maple Chili with a slice of maple cornbread.
Need to satisfy your sweet tooth? You’ve come to the right place! Farmer’s Daughter returns to the Festival with a wide arrange of treats including maple bacon butter tarts, cinnamon buns with maple cream cheese icing and trip mix bars with maple sugar, just to name a few. Seven Main Café will be bringing their delicious maple butter tarts along with a number of other maple baked goodies. Whimsical Bakeryhas a full maple menu, including Maple Walnut Cream Tarts, Maple Eclairs, Maple Pecan Scones, Maple Butter Tart Sundaes, Maple Butternut Squash Soup and a Sugar Bush Mocha. Don’s Bakery Muskoka features a wide variety of butter tarts, YourTV has the Maple Popcorn covered and The Strudel Lady presents Maple Syrup Strudels alongside apple and cranberry varieties with Maple Syrup Coconut Macaroons. Granny Lyn’s Kitchen returns with an extensive maple menu. Highlights include cookies and shortbread, Maple Pound Cake with Rum Maple Glaze and Banana Maple Muffins. Check out the Banafee – a scone with banana, toffee and maple and irish creams. Other favourites include cupcakes, mancakes, butter tarts and Browned Butter, Maple and Bourbon Blondies. Granny Lyn also has lots of gluten free creations. There is no such thing as too many butter tarts – Erika’s Bakery has you covered. Erika’s features Maple Pecan, Maple Walnut and Maple Bacon butter tarts as well as sugar cookies, ice cream sandwiches, fudge, biscotti, donuts, macaroons, muffins and cake – all maple flavoured. Finally, Wheelie Good Coffee will be on hand with Maple and Maple Chai Lattes – perfectly paired for samples or as a yummy pick-me-up on its own.