You can have one for as low as ₱160!
Most Filipino handaans would not be complete without celebratory cakes. Cake rolls, round cakes, rectangular cakes, even heart-shaped ones — all these different types of cakes are readily available around bakeshops in the Philippines.
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Depending on your budget, you can get a cake for solo consumption or for sharing with the whole family, and it can also be as plain as having a simple chiffon cake to something as grand as a shortcake with generous pieces of sliced strawberries.
Here are different cakes available in Metro Manila for every budget bracket.
Note: Prices may be subject to change without prior notice
If you’ve got ₱200 or less
Mini Chocolate Dreamcake – Le Sucre Lab
Le Sucre Lab’s most popular chocolate dream cake can now be yours at a very affordable size and price! All their cakes come in tin cans so you can easily eat and store them whenever you want to.
Price: ₱155 for a 200 mL tin can. They also have other mini Dreamcake flavors for less than ₱200.
Chocolate Truffle – Sugarhouse
Sugarhouse’s best-selling flavor is their Chocolate Truffle cake, and now you can have it for a very low price! They also hold sales from time to time, so you will always find something good even at a low budget.
Price: ₱160 for a baby size of their Chocolate Truffle.
If you’ve got ₱300 or less
Cheese Sponge Cake – Jim’s Recipe
Wanna make it simple? Jim’s Kitchen offers light and fluffy sponge cakes that fit any occasion. You can choose from other flavors like original and chocolate.
Price: ₱275 for one 12x20cm cake. This is their best-selling flavor.
Triple Chocolate Roll – Red Ribbon
A classic choice among Pinoys, Red Ribbon’s cake rolls are the ideal choice for large gatherings and celebrations. You have two size options — half and whole roll.
Price: ₱253 for half roll.
If you’ve got ₱600 or less
Vizco’s Restaurant and Cake Shop – Strawberry Shortcake
A restaurant and cafe in Baguio, if you’re planning to have weekend brunch or a heavy meal after finishing your weekend activities, might as well head on to Vizco’s. Your trip wouldn’t be complete without having a slice of their Strawberry Shortcake.
Price: ₱580 for a 6″ cake.
Oreo Blizzard Cake – Dairy Queen
Beat the heat this summer season with Dairy Queen! You’re probably already familiar with their Blizzard cakes which are ice cream cakes based on their Blizzard flavors like the Oreo Blizzard.
Price: ₱599 for a six-inch cake.
If you’ve got ₱850 or less
Dimpy’s – Chocolate Cake
A popular home-based bakeshop located in the heart of Dasmarinas Village, Dimpy’s treats no doubt proves that deliciousness can be a combination of the simplest ingredients.
Price: ₱650 for a 9×9″ cake
Available: All items are pre-ordered for pick-up in Molito.
Banoffee Pie – Banapple
Banapples’s all-time fave cake flavor has everything we ever wanted — slices of bananas, cream, and swirls of toffee on a buttery crust. Grab a junior box today!
Price: ₱655 for a banoffee pie jr.
Caramel / Marshmallow Butter – Estrel’s Caramel Cakes
When it comes to caramel cakes, Estrel’s never misses. They have all kinds of sizes for every occasion too!
Price: You can get their smallest size (eight-inch round) with filling for ₱850.
If you’ve got ₱1,000 or less
Cake2Go – Toblerone Overload
Don’t have the time to look over a menu and choose? Head on to Cake2Go, a bakery that offers up indulgent cakes that are ready to go for those last-minute birthday surprise plans.
Chocolat – Death by Tablea
Chocolate lovers rejoice! Chocolat is a no-brainer when looking for the perfect chocolate cake. They specialize in creating deep dark chocolate cakes and are known for their deep dark classic and death by table chocolate cakes.
Mango Magnifico – Cara Mia Cakes & Gelato
Another take on a mango cake, Cara Mia’s Mango Magnifico flavor includes a light chiffon base with cashew brittles and cream for its filling.
Price: Get this classic for only ₱975.
If you’ve got ₱1,500 or less
Mango Bravo – Conti’s
A staple in any family gathering, Conti’s Mango Bravo cake flavor remains to be its bestseller. It features a heavenly combination of sweet Philippine mangoes on a bed of cream mixed with wafer layers and chocolate mousse in every slice.
Price: You can get a mini cake for ₱1,035.
Red Velvet Cake – Fraiche Patisserie
Ready to take your chocolate obsession to the next level? With Fraiche Patisserie’s red velvet cake, you definitely can! It comes in a moist sponge cake layered with smooth cream cheese frosting.
Price: ₱1,080 for a 10-inch diameter.
Butternut Bakery – 5 Layer OG Brazo De Mercedes
Butternut Bakery is the sister company of Carlito’s Catering offering solely cakes and pastries. Their Brazo cakes are a dreamy 5-layer combination of fluffy meringue and yema and they come in an ube version too!
Strawberry Shortcake – Aby’s
The search for the perfect strawberry cake is over, as Aby’s has created one of the most beautiful shortcakes we have ever seen! It has fresh sliced strawberries all over with gold foil bits for an elegant finish.
Price: ₱1,200 for a nine-inch cake.
If you’ve got ₱2,500 or more
Checkered Cake – Paper Moon Cafe
Surprise your loved ones with this unique cake from Paper Moon Cafe called the Checkered Cake. It’s basically a mix of chocolate and light vanilla chiffon cake. On the outside, it looks just like a normal, dark chocolatey treat, but taking a slice reveals its checkered pattern.
Price: ₱2,500 for a ten-inch diameter cake.
Bungalow Cafe – Pure Hazelnut Cake
People will travel long and far to visit Bungalow Cafe. It’s easy to see why when not only are they “Instagrammable” but they also serve homemade bread, all-day breakfast, pasta made from scratch, and delicious entrees as well as the most scrumptious desserts and pastries easily making them one of the best hangout spots in Molito.
Chocolate Caramel Cake – Bizu
For fancy celebrations, Bizu’s Chocolate Caramel creation literally takes the cake. For its price, you can get a French cake with chocolate ganache and caramel for its base. The cake is topped with fresh strawberries and blueberries to make things extra special.
Price: ₱3,500. You can order through Bizu’s website.
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Cover image from Butternut by Carlito’s Instagram account