Toronto’s craziest ice cream sandwiches right now

Toronto’s craziest ice cream sandwiches right now

This summer’s most inventive ice creams come slathered and smushed between the darnedest things

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Junked Food Co.’s doughnut

Ice cream sandwich: Junked Food Co.
At this guilty-pleasure den on Dundas West, ice cream is sandwiched between glazed doughnuts. For added zaniness, it’s then rolled in Froot Loops and Nerds. $6.95. 1256 Dundas St. W., 647-343-5326, junkedfoodco.com

Bake Shoppe’s pop-tart

Ice cream sandwich: Bake Shoppe
Bake Shoppe concocts habit-forming pop-tarts—this one’s filled with blackberry, plum and violet jam from Kitten and the Bear—and fuses a pair of them with Tahitian vanilla bean from Ed’s Real Scoop. $6. 859 College St., 416-916-2253, bakeshoppeto.com

Bang Bang’s cinnamon bun

Ice cream sandwich: Bang Bang
Ossington’s perpetually busy parlour has a sensational secret-menu item: a giant cinnamon bun, slathered in icing and loaded with the shop’s signature cinnamon toast ice cream. Get in line. Now. $7.50. 93A Ossington Ave., 647-348-1900, bangbangicecream.com

Colette Grand Cafe’s profiterole

Ice cream sandwich: Colette Grand Café
A house-made almond-crunch profiterole is filled with Madagascar vanilla bean ice cream, then doused with creamy caramel and Valrhona chocolate sauce, and sprinkled with cocoa nibs. $12. 550 Wellington St. W., 647-348-7000, colettetoronto.com

Booyah’s taco

Ice cream sandwich: Booyah
Booyah bends a chocolate-dipped, sprinkle-coated, house-made waffle into the shape of a taco, then fills it with three scoops of ice cream (they have 36 options) and covers it in over-the-top toppings. $7.30 with two toppings. 16 Vaughan Rd., 647-347-2001, booyah-inc.com

Big Crow’s brioche

Ice cream sandwich: Big Crow
The decadent s’mores sandwich at Big Crow does the campfire classic proud: a brioche bun is stuffed with vanilla, drizzled with chocolate sauce, sprinkled with graham cracker crumbs and crowned with toasted marshmallows. $7. 176 Dupont St., 647-748-3287, roseandsonsbigcrow.com

Scoop Shop’s macarons

Ice cream sandwich: Scoop Scoop
Scoop Shop loads up oversized versions of classic macaron meringues with your choice of ice cream (salted caramel brownie cheesecake pictured here). $5.95. 808 Dundas St. W., 416-854-2949, scoopshop.ca

Dirty Bird’s waffles

Ice cream sandwich: Dirty Bird
The Sweet Nuttins’ sandwich at Kensington Market’s fried chicken and waffles joint, delivers a dollop of sweet-potato ice cream from Ed’s Real Scoop between two mini-waffles topped with crushed, candied pecans. $6. 79 Kensington Ave., 647-345-2473, thedirtybird.ca