Milky Cheese Doughnuts: What Is It + Where You Can Buy It

Meet your new favorite merienda.

As much as we enjoyed keeping ourselves occupied this quarantine period by making our own doughnuts using a pancake mix or making doughnut holes with three ingredients, you may have missed another doughnut trend making rounds on your social media feeds. Meet the Milky Cheesy Doughnuts—yes, milky and cheesy doughnuts exist.

Photo by Wawe’s

What are milky cheesy doughnuts?

The most common take on milky cheese doughnuts is like a love child of bicho-bicho and cheese bread. But what makes this different is that in its center, one will find melted cheese and the doughnut is coated in milk powder and powdered sugar instead of being rolled in granulated sugar.

These are a little messier to eat because of the milk powder and powdered sugar, but don’t let that take away the fun of enjoying these delectable doughnuts! Can you imagine this paired with coffee or milk tea? Yum!

Where can you buy these milky cheesy doughnuts? (Plus, how to order!)

Location: Laguna City


One of the more famous panaderias you can buy milky doughnuts from is Mix-up Breadhaus, located at J.P. Rizal St. Brgy. I Cabuyao Laguna, Cabuyao, Laguna. But this 43-year-old bakery also has affiliated retailers, Eve-Tanael-Lavador (for Binan), Allen Ting (for Manila), Leslie Realoza Paaño (Sta. Rosa). For resellers, you may contact Jun Acuña (Cheesy Donuts Page).

Photo by Wawe’s Bakery

Location: Cavite City

If you’re from Cavite or neighboring cities, you can order this from Wawe’s at 4th Street, Salinas 1, Bacoor, Cavite. A box of their doughnuts only costs P100 for 10 pieces (super affordable!). They also have ube cheese pandesal and brownies on the menu. You can message their Facebook page to place an order.

Photo by Milky Dust Donuts

Location: Pasay City


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You can also try a leveled-up version of milky doughnuts with Milky Dust Donuts by Twinkle Lacsamana. This home baker offers it in ube cheese, classic chocolate, vanilla milk, and dark mocha flavors, sold in tubs of eigh doughnuts (P250/any flavor) or the 16-piece “Mañanita” tub (P450/any flavor). You can place your order by messaging them on Facebook and Instagram.

Location: Marikina

Marikina Bakery also offers Milky Doughnuts for P70 for a pack of five—other items on the menu, besides the classic panaderia staples, are the cheese doughnuts (P110), ube cheese pandesal (P200/pack of 10), and cheese rolls (P60/pack of 10). You can place your order by messaging Marikina Bakery on Facebook. Yes, they deliver within Metro Manila!


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