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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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