9 Tasty And Trendy Sweets That Are All The Rage
You’re sure to be the coolest gift-giver to the people on your Christmas list when you give any of these trendy sweets. From tin can cakes, unique doughnut flavors, to dessert in bottles, and other fun treats, there’s sure to be something for people who enjoy whatever is new and noteworthy.
1. Chocolate Dreamcake by Le Sucre Lab
This super popular tin can dessert is definitely what dreams are made of. Perfect for every chocoholic or anyone with a sweet tooth, you’ll enjoy cracking the chocolate shard on top to get to the thick chocolate fudge and its signature “goo” and then the super moist chocolate cake at the bottom. We won’t judge you at all if this cake is gone in a few minutes—or even seconds!
P475, 2428 Tejeron Street, Sta. Ana, Manila, (0995) 775-7218, FB: lslchocolates
2. Holiday Flavored Doughnuts (Andes Peppermint, Raspberry Rose, Holiday Ensaymada) by Poison Coffee & Doughnuts
The holiday flavors of these sourdough-brioche doughnuts have us craving these goodies! Andes Peppermint is filled with peppermint crème, dipped in dark chocolate, and topped with Andes chocolate. Raspberry Rose has a raspberry sugar glaze with rose essence and edible rose. Holiday Ensaymada is topped with buttercream, holiday ham, and cheddar cheese. Can’t it be Christmas all year long?
P80/piece, The Alley, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City, (02) 752-0327, IG: poisondoughnuts
3. Bottled Polvoron by Wildflour Café + Bakery
Anything and everything Wildflour does is sure to be amazing and delicious, so even its version of polvoron becomes a novelty. Take a spoonful from the bottles, and enjoy the classic pinipig flavor, or a fun cereal and polvoron combo.
P100/small, P200/big, branches at BGC, Salcedo Village, Legaspi Village, The Podium, Greenhills, Rockwell, www.wildflour.com.ph, FB: wildflourmanila
4. Strawberry Chocolate Cake in a Can by Bakepertise
Moist chocolate cake + smooth chocolate ganache + salted caramel + fresh strawberries = a lovely combo of flavors and another yummy tin can dessert that can’t be ignored.
P450, Viber (0917) 551-0236, firstname.lastname@example.org, IG: bakepertise
5. Brazo de Bote by La Brazorria de Lasevil
You can now enjoy a slice of light and creamy brazo in easy-to-gift and easy-to-eat bottles. With many flavors to choose from, like Remedios (original), Lila (ube pastillas), Luna (salted egg), Bola (queso de bola), it’s hard to choose just one, we highly recommend giving a variety of flavors.
P150/Remedios and Luna, P185/Lila and Bola, TriNoma at (0966) 701-4797, Ayala The 30th at (0917) 395-3529, FB: LaBrazorriadeLasevil
6. Cheese Plate Cheesecake by The Flour Girl
It’s the best of both worlds with this cheese platter and cheesecake in one! This 8-inch queso de bola cheesecake that’s topped with five cheese varieties, dried fruits, nuts, and even a jar of truffle honey is sure to impress, and would be a great gift or a delightful addition to the Christmas feast.
P3,500, pick up at G/F Ace Water Spa, Kapitolyo, Pasig City, (0916) 697-9452, email: email@example.com, www.theflourgirl.net
7. Ube Macaroons by Bellefleur by Beatrix
She puts her signature ube spin on various desserts, and these ube macaroons are worth trying and gifting—moist and with a good balance of the coconut and ube flavors.
P160/pack of 10 in plastic box, P250/pack of 16 in Christmas box, G/F Unimart, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan, (0917) 825-8730, FB: BellefleurbyBeatrix
8. Chocolate Babka by Bubbka
Dig into the pillowy soft and moist swirled roll of buttery and gooey chocolatey bread topped with cinnamon streusel.
P150/Junior 280g, P350/Large 600g for chocolate flavor, (0927) 477-6261, order 5 days in advance, last weekend of production on December 15 to 16
9. Spiced Rosemary Honey with Pink Peppercorns by Taste by Grace Home
Grazing tables have become a thing when entertaining at home, and you can jazz up your own with the addition of this flavored honey to pair with cheeses and fruits. All-natural and preservative-free, this organic honey is sourced from Palawan and packaged in a lovely beehive bottle. Aside from the grazing table, you can use this honey to glaze fried chicken, top over pizza, or drizzle over cheesecake or panna cotta.
P1,180, (0906) 361-8374, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, IG: Grace Home Manila, FB: Grace Home Manila
Spiced Rosemary Honey writeup by Monique F. Suzara and photo by Paulo Valenzuela
Group product photo by Pat Mateo
Solo product photos by Pat Buenaobra
Group product styling by Angelique Castro
Solo product styling and Art Direction by Butchie Peña
Shot on location at Discovery Primea
Special thanks to Margaux Hontiveros