This year's list of best desserts
Earthy green tea flavors are the perfect foil to the creamy and indulgent cheesecake base. Did we mention we love the contrasting flavors of the silky cream and sweet strawberries, too?
Price: P950 for a 7-inch cake
Buy: Order online at Casa San Luis Pastries
This moist ube sponge cake is generously layered and sealed with quality ube
Price: P1,260 for a round 10-inch cake; P1,360 for a rectangle cake (10x18 inches)
Buy: Order online or call (0939) 939-8632; Instagram: @pasteleria_manila
Have you ever eaten chocolate cake and thought to yourself: there just isn’t enough icing! Ever felt
Buy: Order online or call 239-0745; Pick up point: Love Desserts at 915 Banawe Street, Quezon City; Instagram: @omgchocolatecakes
Trust us, a slice of this moist bundt cake will bring on a smile. It's tangy and sweet in all the right ways.
Buy: Order via (0917) 983-2488
You can get in on the tin can craze without cheating on your diet! This low-carb treat ticks all the boxes for tastes and textures, too. Dig into
Buy: Order online or call (0998) 859-8845; Instagram: @giannascookies
This will bring you back to your childhood: of spooning cereal swimming in sweet milk.
The moist chiffon cake layers allow you to enjoy one of the best flavors ever: cereal milk in cake form! We're pretty sure you'll want a second slice.
Buy: Order via (0916) 745-7729; Instagram: @thepastrycart
The dense, the nutty and spicy moist cake is layered and covered with a contrasting light vanilla cream cheese icing. It's also topped with earthy crushed pecans, thin sweet petal-shaped candied carrots, and a delicious dark caramel drip that altogether sings a scrumptious harmony of textures and flavors.
Buy: Order online or call (0917) 840-2647; Instagram: @batterhbakery
Served in an unassuming tin container, this cake doesn’t need frills to be good. The moist chocolate cake is topped with a caramel sauce that tastes just like your favorite Leche flan caramel!
Price: P650/junior size, P1,200/birthday size, P1,800/party size
Buy: Order Online at Instagram: @bigalscookiejar
These incredibly soft, fudgy brownies will make you a certified chocoholic (if you aren’t already one.) It’s a plain
Price: P200/8 pieces
Buy: Order Online at Instagram: @blendsandbatterph
We can't decide which part we love best: the burnt brown sugar which coats this dense, cakey doughnut made of sourdough-brioche dough, the rich sugar custard inside, or the fact that it goes perfectly with our cup of coffee.
Price: P80 per piece
Buy: The Alley at Karrivin Plaza, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City
Little else comes close to that perfect chocolate-and-peanut butter bite. Every slice is a delicious, heady mix of textures and milk chocolate flavors—an easy crowd-pleaser, if you ask us.
Buy: Available at all Nono’s stores by November 3, 2018
A tart with gooey, luscious, and velvety creamy filling—BAKE cheese tarts are great eaten chilled, frozen, or straight out of the oven.
Price: P95 per piece/ P540 for a box of 6 pieces
Buy: Podium Mall, Ortigas Center and Powerplant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City
This perfectly soft, perfectly baked
Price: P660/half dozen, P1,300/dozen
Buy: Order via (0917) 532-2300; Instagram: @claudineshomemadeclassics
Sinking your teeth into these cloud-soft little moist sponge cakes will send you to cloud nine. Sprinkled with white sugar on top for a little crunch and the perfect amount of salty Queso de bola to play with your palate—it’s hard to stop at one piece!
Price: P45/each. Available in
Buy: Order online or call 0917-5344379; Instagram @purplespatulabakeshop
There’s nothing like a classic chocolate chip cookie done excellently. Every bite is guaranteed to be
Price: P360/Box of 3
These sinfully delicious cookies have two things that lure you in: a unique, umami punch that balances the sweetness and a tender, no-other-like-it tender crumb.
Price: P950/12 pieces
Buy: Order online or contact (0917) 539-7640; Instagram: @bakeroneast
These guys really know how to bake a cookie: it has an incredible chewy texture you love with just the right amount of sweet flavors and chocolate chunks to make you fall in love with chocolate all over again.
Buy: The Mess Hall, Karrivin Plaza, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City; Instagram: @themoplex
Imagine nutty flavors, slightly sweet white chocolate, and a cookie base reminiscent of toffee notes all in one huge treat. You'll want more than one big cookie, for sure.
Price: P120/ piece
Buy: Order via (0926) 613-6392; Instagram: @ollies.kitchen
Creamy, silky ice cream that lets flavors shine: FIC's lemon curd is
the Earl grey flavor lets you enjoy bold tea flavors you love.
This non-dairy gelato is a winner in every sense: you get all the familiar
Price: P150/ scoop
Buy: MNL Creamery branches: Alabang Town Center, UP Town Center, Ayala Vertis North, and Malingap Central Food Hall in Quezon City
This ice cream sundae is both for the adventurous and those on the lookout for more refined flavors.
Imagine cheese ice cream, candied almonds, and figs in one dessert that has all the sweet, salty, and zesty flavors you love.
Just when you thought ice cream could not get any more exciting, along comes Poppits. These
bite-sized ice cream nuggets are encased in a chocolate shell and you get crunch and sweet flavors before they burst inside your mouth. Our fave flavors: passionfruit, Oreo mint, and
Creamy, indulgent, and just the right size—these chocolate truffles are made for people who enjoy the little things in life like the perfect chocolatey bite.
Price: P100/box (15 cubes)
Buy: Order online or call (0977) 855-6070. Instagram: @bitesizeph
If you're not a big fan of white chocolate, this bar will change your mind. Creamy, lightly sweet, and nutty, we're certain you won't want to share.
Price: P79/ bar
Buy: select Kultura branches