The Great Canadian Baking Show

Should you put raisins in a butter tart?

The bakers of Season 3 tackle the most divisive question in Canadian pastry

The bakers of Season 3 tackle the most divisive question in Canadian pastry

The bakers of Season 3 tackle the most divisive topic in Canadian pastry. 0:58

It is a dispute almost as old as Canada itself. It has ruined countless Christmases, Thanksgivings, and family reunions. It's broken up marriages and ended friendships. It is the most divisive question in Canadian pastry: do raisins belong in butter tarts? It's hard to believe dried grapes can cause this level of acrimony, but some people think a butter tart isn't complete without raisins, while others call them "Satan's fruit."

We asked the bakers of The Great Canadian Baking Show Season 3 which side they were on.