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Posted on February 7, 2017 in News

Written by West Coast Gardens


With a pinch of magic along with with any recipe she tackles, Brenda’s warm, friendly presence is one of the wonderful things that makes West Coast Gardens a little bit more like home. After taking over the Branches Coffee House late last year she has invested a ton (or more) of energy into bringing you a new and improved menu for the re-opening on February 1st.

Wondering what Branches will be serving? Get ready for all the seasonal soups, delicious treats, fresh baked breads and specialty coffees you can handle!

But first, coffee.

Coffee is no joke, especially first thing in the morning! We serve Fort Langley’s locally roasted Republica Coffee onsite to hit the spot. We love it and know you will too!

Some flour with your flowers

We couldn’t miss the opportunity for a healthy dad joke. Can you blame us?
Here is a selection of Branches baked goods to make up for it:

Cookies for days!

We’re bringing back your faves, including:

  • Sea Salted Chocolate Chip
  • Chocolate Chunk Pecan
  • White Chocolate Macadamia
  • Sea Salted Ginger Chocolate Chip
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip
  • Sea Salted Peanut Butter
  • Ginger Molasses
  • Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip

In addition to your favourites, we are now offering some gluten free and vegan options!

  • Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Free “Turtle” Oatmeal Cookie
  • Gluten Free Vegetarian Crispy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip
  • Gluten Free Oatmeal Monster Cookies

We’ve taste tested these beauties for all of you and can confirm: they are delicious.

So square!

Squares are a must-have menu item when it comes to sweet treats. So we’re bringing back the tried and true gems:

  • Honey Pecan Pie Square
  • English Toffee Square
  • Matrimonial Date Square
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Madness Square
  • Two Flew Over the Coconut’s Nest Square
Absolutely muffin

Brenda has been carefully selecting last season’s biggest hits to add to the menu:

  • Ginger Pear Walnut
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Tart Cherry
  • Maui Wowie (which has pineapple and coconut)
  • Cranberry Orange Streusel
  • Blueberry
  • Blueberry Date Bran
  • Wildberry (Raspberry, Blueberry & Blackberry)
Did you say strudels?

Oh yes. Branches favourite strudels are making a savoury and sweet return.
Check out the lineup of lattice sweet strudels:

  • Peaches ‘n’ Cream
  • Apple Raisin
  • Cherry Almond
Don’t worry, we didn’t forget our much loved top sellers:
  • To-die-for Cinnamon Rolls
  • Chocolate Avalanche with Cherry Greek Yogurt Danish
Our savour-its

These savoury treats are all freshly made with wholesome ingredients.
A few of our favourites include:

  • It’s a Wrap! Breakfast, Vegan, Thai Chicken, and Teriyaki Chicken
  • Tomato Olive or Leek Parmesan Bistro Puffs (strudels)
  • Cornish Pasties (New!)
Pie oh Pie!  (Coming in March)

Another big one on the request list from the Branches customers was PIE. We will be partnering with Tartine Tarts to come up with flavour combinations to have ready for you in March 2017. You bet there’s going to be some tasty ice cream for a la mode lovers out there.
Are you more savoury than sweet? Good news! We will also be making some pies that eat like a meal. Here are a few to watch for in March:

  • Aussie style pepper steak pie
  • Aussie style steak pie
  • Bacon and cheese pie

Yes, soup for you!

All our soups are natural and free of preservatives, made mindfully in small batches and cooked with the best available ingredients.  It’s like all the Grandma’s in the world got together and shared their very best recipes. Along with our regular daily soup offering, we will be offering an additional rotating flavour each day (of the chef’s choice) for your enjoyment. Visit us to discover which tasty soups we have in-store!


Branches Chicken Noodle – (Nut Free, Lower in Sodium, Dairy Free)
Chunky vegetables, free-run chicken & noodles in a traditional bone broth. Just like Grandma’s.


Lucky 13 – (Vegan, Gluten Free, Lower in Sodium, Dairy Free)
13 veggies & legumes in a delicious vegetable broth


French Canadian Split Pea (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)
A traditional recipe with split peas, carrots, ham, onion & celery.


Classic Beef Barley (Nut free, Dairy Free)
Free-range beef mince, onion, carrot, celery & lots of pearl barley.


An American Onion in Paris (Dairy Free, Lower in Sodium, Nut Free)
Our version of tradition French onion soup


Tomatoes with a Tan – (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free)
Our cream of sun-dried tomato soup has been a crowd favourite from day one.


New to the menu

Fresh out of the oven we have a selection of new mouthwatering treats awaiting your taste test:

  • Caramel Pecan Brownie
  • Lemonicious Bar
  • Raspberry Macaroon Bar

Are you hungry yet? Because we totally are… oh, and we’ll be right back, because there might be a Caramel Pecan Brownie (or two) waiting.


Which tasty Branches favourites do you love? Let us know what your must-try items are over on our Facebook page. Or join us on Instagram and snap your favourites using #BranchesCoffeeHouse so we can see too!