Poetry would be comprised entirely of haikus and sonnets dedicated to cakes and pastries if poets didn't devour their idyllic subjects before having a chance to write. Today's Groupon says what meter and rhythm cannot: for $20, you get $40 worth of baked creations and light café fare at The Lemon Tree Bakery, located on Livingstone Street East. Recipient of the 2010 Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce New Business Award, The Lemon Tree Bakery ensnares the senses with its sugary confections, warm breads, and chef-prepared meals. Salivate to a savoury lunch of zucchini and mushroom quiche (9-in. quiche for $25) before loosing yourself in front of the pastry counter where 5-inch berry tarts ($6), cinnamon rolls ($12 for six), and hot cross buns ($4.50 for six) beckon like a troupe of conservatory-trained Sirens. Decorators can even craft specialized treats from cake and icing for special occasions, such as baby showers and parole hearings. The Lemon Tree Bakery mixes, ices, and slices decadent delights seven days a week.
181 Livingstone St. E
Barrie, Ontario L4M 6Z4Get Directions