10 Perfect Desserts for Cheat Day
There's no better way to reward yourself than with dessert.
(SPOT.ph) You've been so good lately. Drinking liters of water every day, going to the gym after work, sticking to your diet...you deserve a treat! It's finally cheat day, and there's no better way to reward yourself than with dessert—something sweet and sinful, whether it's cake, ice cream, or even fruit. We round up 10 desserts that are worth devouring on cheat day.
Braska’s Choc-Nut Cake (P140/slice)
The Choc-Nut Cake from Braska is a nostalgic dessert that will take you back to your childhood with every forkful. The chocolate frosting, base, and toppings are rich without being cloying. It’s also pure comfort for extreme pick-me-up cases.
Braska is at 1669 Bacobo Street, Malate, Manila. Read more about Braska.
Grind Bistro’s Popcorn Three-Way (P325)
Grind takes this classic movie snack and turns it gourmet: caramel pot de crème, cheese-flavored dirty ice cream with cheese popcorn bits, and crispy caramel popcorn ball, all in one plate. We're partial to the popcorn ball!
Grind Bistro is at G/F Net Park, Crescent Park West, 4th and 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City. Read more about Grind Bistro.
Bar Dolci’s Ferrero Rocher Macarons (P60/piece)
The Ferrero Rocher Macaron shells may be hard to break because of the crushed hazelnuts on top, but the thick hazelnut filling is well worth the effort. Bite into it and be treated to a soft, fudgy dessert. It's also worthy of your Instagram feed!
Bar Dolci has branches at Le Grand Tower 1, Eastwood Palm Tree, Eastwood City; and F133 Forbeswood Heights, Forbestown Center corner Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City. Read more about Bar Dolci.
Freezer Burn’s Ketchup Mayo Fries (P295)
You’ve probably seen Freezer Burn’s carefully composed desserts all over social media, but it’s their Ketchup Mayo Fries that are worth your attention. It finds the perfect balance of sweet, salty, and slightly peppery, pairing well with the crunchy, seasoned fries.
Freezer Burn is at G/F Q3, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City. Read more about Freezer Burn.
Café Seolhwa’s Brownie Choco (P250)
This beloved Brownie Choco was created by Café Seolhwa with Korean tradition in mind. Each spoonful brings a creamy, milky flavor to the palate with a delightful icy sensation. They don’t scrimp on toppings, throwing in heaps of brownie bits, nuts, and a scoop of chocolate ice cream.
Café Seolhwa has branches at The Forum, 7th Avenue corner Federacion Drive, Bonifacio Global City; and 2/L The Noah's Place, 330 Aguirre Street, BF Homes, Parañaque City. Read more about Café Seolhwa.
Trufa Pasta Bar’s Trufa Cookies (P120)
You’re getting more than just a cookie here. You’re getting cookie sandwiches, which is 10 times better! The Trufa Cookies have an enticing dulce de leche, chocolate, and truffle-salt filling sandwiched into a pair of delicious shortbreads. It'll have you asking if that's what heaven tastes like.
Trufa Pasta Bar is at 109 Esteban Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City. Read more about Trufa Pasta Bar.
Casa Italia’s Raspberry Gelato (P130 to P260)
Casa Italia’s gelatos are made from scratch with ingredients sourced from all over the world, such as vanilla from Madagascar and Pistachio from Sicily. The many flavors may overwhelm you, but we recommend the Raspberry. It’s light, sweet, and lemon-infused which gives it a nice, tangy lift. Who says you can’t have a cold treat on a rainy day?
Casa Italia has branches at Forbestown Road, Burgos Park, Bonifacio Global City; and at G/F The Block, SM City North EDSA, Quezon City. Read more about Casa Italia.
Local Edition Coffee and Tea's Carrot Cake (P70)
The Carrot Cake at Local Edition is one that you'll remember for a really long time. The crumbs are tender and light, the cream cheese frosting velvety and slathered on top of a moist, savory base. The texture of the grated carrots doesn’t overwhelm, rather, enhances its delightful homemade appeal.
Local Edition Coffee and Tea is at 116 Perea, Legazpi Village, Makati City. Read more about Local Edition.
Bizu’s Tiramisu (P225)
The Tiramisu from Bizu is specifically made for one. It’s baked longer than normal to hold its shape—a perfect cylinder dusted with cocoa powder, topped with chocolate curls, and a plain macaron to break the rich monotony. Enjoy it with a side of frothy cappuccino.
The Cake Club’s Baked Cheesecake (P260)
There’s a reason why the Baked Cheesecake from The Cake Club is consistently No. 1 in SPOT.ph’s Top 10 Cheesecakes: There’s nothing like it. The Cake Club uses only premium and the finest ingredients, creating the creamiest, melt-in-your-mouth cheesecake that'll leave you counting down to the your next cheat day. We promise, it’s worth every calorie.
The Cake Club is at Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City. Read more about The Cake Club.
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