The best of the best!
Let’s admit it, celebrations aren’t complete without cake! Whether that’s a simple, one-layer cake or a sophisticated tiered cake with unique flavors, cake is surely one of the things that’ll make your day sweeter and oh so much more special!
Craving for a piece now? Check out the list we’ve curated just for you of 22 of the Best Cakes in (and beyond) Metro Manila that’ll surely satisfy your sweet tooth.
It may be the most basic of all cake flavors, but nothing beats a slice of a rich, moist chocolate cake.
If you’re social media savvy, then you’ve probably stumbled upon Le Sucre Lab. Popular for creating the chocolate dream cake – chocolate cake in a tin – they also serve dream cakes in different flavors as well as truffles.
Available: Delivery via Food Panda or any delivery courier
A restaurant owned by Chef Baba Ibazeta-Benedicto – the chef also behind Classic Confection, Nono’s serves modern Filipino comfort food. Get your fix of all-day breakfasts, big plates, pasta, and familiar main dishes. Have a slice (or the whole cake) of their Chocolate Oblivion Cake!
Available: Dine-in, Takeout, pick-up and delivery via Foodpanda.
If you love the desserts at Le Petit Souffle, you’ll love Workshop. From the creative minds who gave us Scout’s Honor and Poison Doughnuts, Chefs Miko Aspiras, and Kristine Lotilla’s bespoke bakery serves up desserts that’ll surely satisfy your sweet tooth. Their bestsellers are their 17 Layer Caramel Chocolate Cake, and Basque Burnt Cheesecake.
Available via: Pick-up and delivery via GrabFood, Pick.A.Roo and Foodpanda.
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.
Available: All items are pre-ordered for pick-up in Molito.
Even without spending too much, you can already get these sinful and moist treats. Sugarhouse’s Chocolate Truffle Cake is one of their bestselling cakes along with other delights – all at a very affordable price.
Available: To order, visit their website or message them on their Facebook page.
A dessert with something sweet hiding within its walls, Lava Cakes are perfect a bit warm, and accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Meet your match-a at Tsujiri, a Japanese matcha brand that serves up authentic, premium green tea drinks and matcha-infused desserts like Matcha Lava and Chocolate Lava Cakes.
Available: Takeout, pick-up and delivery via GrabFood. Pre-order is required.
Most of the lava cake fanatics have heard of and tried Chili’s very own, Molten Chocolate Cake. Topped with Vanilla ice cream and a hardened, crunchy chocolate shell, this dessert will definitely end your meal right.
Available: Dine-in, takeout, curbside pick-up and in-house delivery.
If you’re looking for something that’ll surely satisfy your sweet-toothed friend, then we suggest that you get them a whole caramel cake.
Popular for selling pastries, especially their luscious caramel cake, Estrel’s has been there for every celebration for more than several decades.
Available: Takeout and pick-up.
Cafe Mary Grace is a homegrown cafe serving traditional cakes and pastries, as well as everyone’s well-loved ensaymada and cheese rolls, Menu includes a number of signature dishes and baked goods like Toasted Almond Sans Rival, Caramel Vanilla Cake, and Black Velvet to name a few.
Available: Al-fresco dine in, takeout, pick-up and delivery via GrabFood. You may also order thru their website.
Bizu is a premier French patisserie offering signature Parisian-style pastries and desserts. It’s also a bistro serving European comfort food attuned to the Filipino palate. From their Caramel Roll Cake to Ube Basque Burnt Cheesecake and their famous Macarons, you’ll surely find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Available: Order now at their website or text/call/viber them at 09153006082 or 09176346379.
If you want just the right amount of sweetness, then we suggest you get a Tiramisu Cake. Its perfect balance of sweet, bitter, and creamy are enough to give you exactly what you’re looking for.
A global name in the coffee industry, Illy Caffe has been an unwavering pioneer in promoting and creating premium, high-end coffee culture. Taste the authentic Italian experience in every cup and bite. Don’t miss out on their Illymissu and Espresso Tiramisu, the perfect pick-me-up treat!
Available:Dine-in, takeout and delivery.
Aside from serving amazing pasta dishes, Cibo also serves tiramisu that’s to die for! Enjoy layers upon layers of pastry and coffee cream topped with chocolate shavings that will make you want a second serving.
Available: Dine-in, take-out, pick-up, delivery via Grab Food and Foodpanda
Ice Cream Cakes
Sometimes one scoop of ice cream isn’t enough to cool you down. So, instead, get a slice (or two) of a whole ice cream cake!
Offering frozen sweets and treats in a cup or in cake form, Cara Mia’s Cakes and Gelato’s are sure to leave a smile on your face with every bite. They have a wide selection of gelato cakes like Chocolate S’mores, Coffee Honeycomb, and Mango Magnifico.
Available: Contact them at 8-822-1111 to place your orders or visit their website here.
Dairy Queen truly is the queen when it comes to satisfying ice cream and other frozen dessert treats. From blizzards to ice cream cakes to dilly bars, one bite of Dairy Queen is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face!
Available: Delivery via GrabFood, Foodpanda, Lalafood and in-house delivery. Check out their full list of products here.
Serving premium frozen desserts, beverages, and ice cream in 31 special and unique flavors for each day of the month, Baskin-Robbins has been serving these cold treats in nearly 50 countries, including, of course, the Philippines.
Available: Takeout and delivery via GrabFood and Foodpanda.
Frozen Brazo Cakes
They make look much but don’t be fooled, Frozen Brazo Cakes are surprisingly light and have nostalgic Filipino flavors that every member of the family can enjoy.
A bakery that offers cakes, cupcakes, and other sweet treats, Bellefleur by Beatrix offers treats that can either have familiar flavors or out-of-the-box ones for the more adventurous of sweet tooths! Their bestselling Frozen Ube Brazo is readily available for your sudden cravings.
Available: PM them for their menu so you can pre-order and pay in advance for curbside pick-up/delivery.
Offering up savory snacks to munch on as well as sweet treats to balance them out, have a sweeter life or at least end your day on a sweet note thanks to Sweet Life by Ange’s desserts!
Available: Send your orders through Instagram via direct message or email them at email@example.com
Other Notable Cakes
Highly regarded in the restaurant business, Conti’s luscious cakes have become a lynchpin to their long-running success. Fortunately, you can get their classic cakes despite the quarantine—simply call their hotline or order through their website to find out which flavors are available.
Available: Pick-up from select branches and delivery via in-house and GrabFood. For a full list of participating branches, click here.
Carlito’s is a catering service offering an array of Filipino trays with Asian twists, and even lechon. Aside from that, they serve a mean cake too from their sister company, Butternut Bakery! They have 12 different flavors of cake like Ube Brazo de Mercedes, Red Velvet Cheesecake, Chocolate Mousse, and more –– all 6 inches round. Any orders from Carlito’s Catering take 1 day lead time.
Available: Pick-up or delivery via Lalamove, GrabAssistant, JoyRide Pabili
Despite the numerous cupcake shops that have opened in the metro, Cupcakes by Sonja still remains one of the iconic and most-loved gourmet branches where you can get one-of-a-kind, delectable cakes and cupcakes.
Available: Pick-up and delivery via GrabFood, Foodpanda, and Lalafood
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.
Available: You can now have Vizco's Strawberry Shortcake delivered to you. Read more here.
Known internationally for their yummy sponge cakes, Jim’s Recipe’s Cheese Sponge Cake is the perfect snack or dessert if you want something light and fluffy. They also offer other flavors like their original and chocolate sponge cakes.
Available: To order, you can visit their website.
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