There’s nothing better than a classically Canadian butter tart. The flakey crust, the oozing, brown-sugary filling. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it. And if you love this sweet treat as much as we do, then you’ll be pumped to hear about the Kawartha Northumberland Butter Tart Tour. Get ready to taste your way through Ontario! You can try every variation of this delicious dessert along the way.

The Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour was started way back in 2011. In the beginning, the tour only had a few stops. But now it’s blossomed into one of the biggest events in the province. There are over 50 locations you can try, ranging from Northumberland County, Peterborough, and the Kawartha Lakes. These sweet treats are all over the place!

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You can even step your tour up a notch by doing it all by boat. That’s right, gone are the days of the classic road trip with family and friends. Now things are getting serious, y’all. The iconic Butter Tart Tour has multiple locations along the Trent-Severn Waterway. Which makes it the perfect route for checking out loads of tasty stops. You can check out the boat accessible itinerary for stop recommendations below.

So get ready to sample some delicious Canadian treats. There’s nothing better than capping off your summer with butter and brown sugar. And with the Kawartha Northumberland Butter Tart Tour, we plan on doing just that.


Where: Check out the full list of locations here.