We may not have an autumn season in the Philippines, but that shouldn’t stop us from feeling like basking in the cool breeze and feel giddy about the change in season. To some, it’s cuddling up with comforters and a cup of hot chocolate. To others, it’s indulging in pumpkin-, apple-, citrus-, or caramel-flavored food that are associated with the season. Here are must-eat desserts around the Metro to make you feel warm and toasty.
8. Scout’s Honor: Cranberry Dark Chocolate Monster Cookie
Hole in the Wall, 4F, Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati City
(02) 887 2698 | Open Sun to Thurs from 11a.m. to 10p.m., Fri to Sat from 11a.m. to 12:30a.m.
There are no turkeys in sight, but you can still enjoy the flavors of Thanksgiving with this gigantic Cranberry Dark Chocolate cookie.
7. Voila Jars: Red Velvet Vanilla Fudge 3-Step Jar Cake
(02) 586 9472, 0927 028 5474 | Facebook | Php 150
Indulge in the comforting flavors of red velvet with VoilaJars’ Red Velvet Vanilla Fudge Cake that you can make yourself in 3 easy steps. It’s rich, luscious, and simply divine on the taste buds! It’ll make you look forward to the holidays.
6. Pastry Armoire: Salted Caramel Sticky Buns
2F, 7 Ivory Building, El Grande Corner Florence Street, BF Homes, Parañaque City
(02) 3309291, 0947 865 8634| Open Tues to Sun from 11a.m. to 8p.m.
Salted caramel is just one of the fantastic flavors of fall. It tastes mildly salty and just a little bit sweet, and goes well on almost anything including sticky buns. Pastry Armoire offers these soft, buttery rolls drenched in rich, sticky syrup and topped with salted pretzels that you can eat for breakfast, or dessert!
5. Pufft Marshmallows: S’mores
2F, Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, EDSA cor. Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City 0916 400 9764 | Open Sun to Thurs from 10a.m. to 9p.m., Fri to Sat from 10a.m. to 10p.m.
Php 60 (untoasted), Php 80 (toasted)
You can pretend to be around a campfire with this huge toasted s’more. It’s sweet, soft, and gooey; just like how s’mores should be.