This one’s for you, momma!
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and no doubt you’re going to want to treat mama to a nice meal on her special day (or she might be the one asking for the royal treatment). We put together a list of incredible desserts that will definitely make your mom feel like a queen!
From luscious basque burnt cheesecakes and oozing-with-goodness cookies to sinfully pleasurable crepe cakes and alcohol-infused sweets—here are the 16 of the sweetest, prettiest, and best desserts worthy of your mom:
Bubu Ice Cream Bars – Bubu Bars
Bubu is a term of endearment used for someone who makes you feel uncontrollably giddy and that’s exactly how it feels taking a bite out of Bubu Bars’ ice cream bars. Each bar is lovingly handcrafted and comes in five flavors: You Little Monkey, Fancy Pants, Golden Goodness, Basic Bu, and Nuts For You. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for their next drop—they sell out fast!
Pandan Mango Swoon Cake – Butternut Bakery
Nothing says “I love you” better than this new Pandan Mango Swoon Cake by Butternut Bakery. It’s made with layers of pandan chiffon cake and pandan custard with real bits of sweet mango in between. The whole creation is covered with pandan frosting, mango swirls, and 24k gold flakes to make it extra special!
Available for: Pre-ordering their website www.butternutph.com
Strawberry Shortcake – Sainte Anne Cakes
Go crazy over strawberry with Sainte Anne’s stunning strawberry shortcakes! Each cake is made fresh every day using natural ingredients and real fruits, which is why every bite is just heavenly! They also offer a Mango shortcake or a Combination of Mango-Strawberry shortcakes!
To order: Send them a message
Carrot Cake – Flour Pot Manila
If we’re talking about the prettiest and most aesthetically pleasing carrot cake in Manila, then it’s got to be Flour Pot Manila’s. Not only is it pretty but it’s guaranteed to satisfy your palate and stomach too. They use Benguet carrots, Tagaytay pineapples, and Naga pili nuts to make this dense and luscious cake and is finished with a frosting made with burnt butter cream cheese frosting with just a hint of bourbon.
Frozen Brazo de Mercedes – Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew
Tittos offers a playful gastronomic experience planted on Filipino roots with a Latin American twist. The Frozen Brazo de Mercedes consists of buttered grahams, custard, meringue, vanilla ice cream, crushed Oreos, whipping cream, and blueberry and strawberry slices.
Available for: Dine-in, pick-up, and delivery. You may order through Grabfood, Pick.A.Roo, and Poodtrip.
Lemon Salt Meringue Donuts – Rogue Doughnuts
Doughnut settle for the basic flavors ;) Rogue Doughnuts offers out-of-this-world creations like this Lemon Salt Meringue that uses their signature sourdough to carry that zesty, lemon curd, and torched meringue. They also have flavors like Patis Honey Glazed, 60% South Cotabato with Cacao Nibs, Choco Hazel- Butternut.
Available for: Delivery. You may order through their website or through this number: 09150963879
Sour Cream Apple Crumble Pie – The Manila Baker
I bet you can smell how good this pie is just by the picture. The Manila Baker makes fresh pastries with only premium ingredients, which is why this 4-layered Sour Cream Apple Crumble Pie is extremely addictive! Imagine crunchy apples, rich filling, and that scrumptious crumble all in one bite!
Available for: Pick-up at 2:00 pm. Send them a message on Facebook to order. They are open Tuesdays to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and on Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Chocolate Mille Crepes – Rudy Remarkable Cakes
Express your deep appreciation for mom through layers after layers of heavenly chocolate from this Chocolate Mille Crepes! The crepes are extra thin and stacked after the spread of burnt sugar-infused 64% dark chocolate diplomat cream, which is what makes this dessert simply irresistible.
Available for: Delivery. Requires a 2 day lead time.
Peanut Butter Chocolate or Red Velvet Banana Pudding – M Bakery
Let mom sit back and enjoy a tub of this Banana Pudding from M Bakery!
This classic treat comes in flavors like Peanut Butter Chocolate, which contains delightful vanilla pudding and peanut butter mixed with chocolate chips, crushed peanuts, and homemade wafers! A must-try is also their Red Velvet which has layers of vanilla pudding and bananas, plus cream cheese icing and abundant pieces of red velvet cake!
Note: Red Velvelt is available for pre-orders Available for: Take-out, pick-up, and delivery via third-party courier. They are open Sunday to Thursday, from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Friday to Saturday, 9:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Strawberry Cronut Cake – WildFlour
WildFlour whipped up a bunch of treats to pamper your mom! Check out their Mother’s Day collection and choose from an assortment of gift baskets, the Special Strawberry Cream Cake, and this stunning Strawberry Cronut cake!
Available for: Dine-in and delivery. Pre-order now by sending them a message on Facebook or visiting their website. You may also reserve a table here.
Real berry Croissants – Kuh Meal
Kuh Meal specializes in cooking comfort food that brings joy to the table. This Real Berry Croissant is made of high-quality French butter and fresh fruits which creates a burst of flavor and rich texture that will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth. This treat is available only on Sundays so be sure to get a slot now!
Available for: Delivery to Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Rizal, and Laguna. Requires a 1 day lead time. You may order here.
NY Style Giandjua – Moloko Handcrafted Cookies
Moloko’s handcrafted cookies are really hard to resist, especially when they look that delicious! Who wouldn’t want to sink their teeth in that perfectly-baked cookie that’s oozing with luscious chocolate? Get mom a whole dozen for herself and another dozen just for you!
Available for: Pick-up and delivery. Message them on Facebook to order.
Chocolate Fudge Cake – Ilustrado
Ilustrado is a fine dining Filipino-Spanish restaurant that has been operating since 1989 inside the historic walled city, Intramuros. Apart from their world-class Filipino, Spanish, as well as Global cuisines, they’re also a top choice for toothsome cakes and pastries!
Pure Love – Papa Diddi’s
When it comes to ice cream, Papa Diddi’s is simply the best choice. Their handcrafted ice cream is made with fresh carabao milk and select produce from local farms. This Pure Love ice cream is filled with fruity bits of roasted strawberries, rich white chocolate, and of course, a whole lot of love!
Available for: Take-out and delivery via GrabFood or Foodpanda. You may also order online here.
Matcha Cheesecake – Soru Izakaya
From sashimi plates and savory yakitori combinations to refreshing beverages and speakeasy cocktails, Soru Izakaya completes the whole modern Japanese experience. The matcha cheesecake is made of layered matcha and white chocolate cheesecake and buttered graham—the sweet finish to a Tokyo-inspired meal.
Available for: Dine-in, take-out, and delivery. You may order through FoodPanda or GrabFood. You may also order through their website or call them at (0915) 298 6898.
Charlotte Cake – Bizu
The Mom of the Year deserves to devour this Charlotte Cake, Bizu’s special creation for Mother’s Day! Nothing screams “I love you!” better than the alternating laters of Biscuit Cuillère, delicious raspberry gelée, and blackberry mousse. Plus, it’s topped with marshmallows, berries, and Macaron de Paris!
Available for: Delivery. Order through their wesbite or text: (0915)300-6082
If you feel like you missed out, fret not because you can key in ‘DESSERTS‘ on the Booky app and we’ll lay out all the sweet spots and dessert stops that Manila’s got to offer! Given these extraordinary times, we want to continue being helpful during the ECQ so check out our updated food delivery guide, restaurants that just reopened, where to shop for groceries online, and more.