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Canadian Bakery Puts a Classy Spin on Hot Pockets

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

D.C. bakery Canadian Sweets and Treats boasts a pretty great tagline: "The only Canadian bakery in the U.S. Eh..?" They've also released a new menu item they're calling the Tourtiere Hot Pocket, though it bears little resemblance to the junky frozen food of the same name.

The hot pocket actually looks just like a pop tart, but the inside is savory. A twist on a Canadian specialty, the bakery's Clareen O'Conner tells Eater the meat pie is double-crusted and filled with pork, potato, carrot, onion and seasoning. "It's great as a snack or a quick meal on the go," she says. They're fully baked, then frozen, so they can be heated up later.

The dish retails at $6.95. The bakery serves up several other Canadian-influenced baked items, like Saskatoon berry tarts, "chestnuts" with chocolate maple drizzle and dark chocolate flourless "hockey puck cakes."
· Canadian Sweets and Treats [Official Site]

Canadian Sweets and Treats [Photo: Facebook]

Canadian Sweets and Treats

4201 Cathedral Avenue NW Washington, DC