5 BEST CAKES IN MANILA WORTH THE CALORIES! (2019 VERSION)
Before this year ends, we’re rounding up all things sweet such as 5 Best Cakes in Manila that are worth the calories! Who says cakes are just for special occasions? Yes, let them eat cake (anytime)!
Decadent Chocolate Cake from Big Al’s Cookie Jar
Why it is one of the best cakes: This cake is known not just for its taste but for its signature look as well — moist chocolate cake, topped with glossy, thick chocolate ganache served in a tin tray. This definitely lives up to its name! Whether you are a chocolate lover or not, every bite of this cake is a treat!
Pricing: PHP320.00 – loaf size, PHP600.00 – junior size, PHP1050.00 – birthday size, PHP1600.00 – party size
How to order: Pre-order is required. Click here to order.
- Big Al’s Bakehouse, Antipolo Valley Subdivision (La Colina), Antipolo City
- Madasalin St., Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
- R. Palma St., Poblacion, Makati City
Journey Freaks’ tip: Big Al’s Cookie Jar also sells other flavors such as chocolate caramel and butter caramel as well as other products like chocolate chip macadamia cookies.
Frozen Ube Brazo from Bellefleur by Beatrix
Why it is one of the best cakes: This cake showcases four different textures that will make anyone’s palette dance. From blanket of brazo draped on top of the custard, down to the ube ice cream laid on a buttery crust that cradles everything together. Every slice of this cake will surely satisfy your ube cravings!
Pricing: PHP200.00 – slice, PHP1200.00 – whole
How to order: Walk-ins/Delivery within Metro Manila available
Address: Ground Floor, Unimart, Greenhills Shopping Centre, Club Filipino Drive, Greenhills, San Juan City
Contact number: Store Phone: 09451234577 (call or text from 9:30 am to 8 pm) For deliveries and custom orders: 09178128730 (Viber, call, or text anytime)
Journey Freaks’ tip: Delivery every day from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm. Cut off time for same-day deliveries is at 6pm
Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake from Aperitif
Why it is one of the best cakes: Simple answer, this cake is both Instagrammable and a really good cake! In the day and age of social media, any food that is aesthetically pleasing will definitely have a following. But this cake is more known for its rich, gooey, fudgy cake enveloped within a Belgian chocolate shell decorated with 24K gold leaf. This cake screams luxury, quality, and flavor!
Pricing: PHP850.00 – 6” serves 3 to 4 pax, PHP1450.00 – 8” serves 8 to 10 pax
How to order: Pick-up/Delivery within Metro Manila available.
- 4F, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City
- 617 Sto. Nino St. Plainview, Mandaluyong City
Contact number: For orders, contact: 09178448558 or email [email protected]
Journey Freaks’ tip: You can have this cake hassle-free via Grab Food app.
Ube Cake from Caramia
Why it is one of the best cakes: With a lot of ube-flavored food popping here and there, this cake is definitely free of frills and can be considered as one of the classic ube food our in the market today. Caramia’s cake is known for being soft and having really good flavor profiles. This cake consists of ube halaya that go well with smooth cream and soft chiffon.
Pricing: PHP140.00 – slice, PHP645.00 – mini, PHP880.00 – whole
How to order: Walk-ins/Pick-up/Delivery (limited places)
Address: View all CaraMia branches here
Contact number: 822-1111
Journey Freaks’ tip: This is one of the best ube cakes in the market because they make their ube halaya filling from scratch! Also, watch out for Caramia’s Buy 1 Take 1 promo!
Light Double Cheesecake from Kumori
Why it is one of the best cakes: If you are looking for something really good yet so light in the palette (texture-wise), this cake is definitely right up in your alley. Although this store isn’t a home-grown brand, Kumori definitely knows how to capture Filipino taste. Kumorie means cloudy in Japanese and this cake reflects its brand name.
Pricing: PHP105.00 – slice, PHP550.00 – whole
How to order: Walk-ins
Address: View all Kumori branches here
Journey Freaks’ tip: The size of this cake is quite small when compared to the typical cakes but it will not disappoint with its flavor profile.
What’s your favorite amongst our list? Or did we miss some of your favorite cakes? Comment down below on what’s the best cakes in Manila for you!
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