Sweet treats for the holidays
Marriott Hotel Manila’s Café Bakery offers the traditional holiday gingerbread in different iterations, ranging from 60-gram Gingerbread Men, hand-decorated Gingerbread Chalets, and Gingerbread Carabaos (hand-glazed spiced cookies with iced Belgian nutty dark chocolate). For orders and inquiries, call (02) 988-9999 or visit www.manilamarriott.com.
Honey Glaze Cakes by popular wedding cake baker Chef Aileen Conde is also offering a special Mudpie creation for Christmas. It’s made of a layer of chocolate cake, a layer of chocolate mousse, and a layer of cream cheese. Order through the Honey Glaze Facebook page or call (02) 703-2414, 346-7336, 0922-8279848, or 0920-9525166.
The Grand Hyatt Manila lets you tailor the contents of its Christmas hamper with goodies by Pastry Chef Saban Cavlak for a minimum of P2,100. Among the choices are gingerbread houses, chocolate yule logs, Florentine cookies, and homemade stollen, to name a few. To order, call (02) 838-1234 or email [email protected]
Fleur de Lys by Chef Jackie Ang Po offers its Japanese Caramel Cream Roll for Christmas. It’s a soft roll filled with cream and covered with caramel dulce icing. For orders, visit the official Fleur de Lys Facebook page or order through the Honestbee app.
New World Makati Hotel’s The Shop has a colorful Macaron Croquembouche that will make an impressive centerpiece at any Christmas party. What’s more, its gingerbread houses come in Traditional, Filipino, and Chinese designs. Visit its official Facebook page or @newworldmakati on Instagram for more information.
Cara Mia brings out its Classic Ube Cake just in time for the holidays. It’s made of layers and layers of light ube chiffon with ube halaya filling and topped with beautifully whipped cream for an authentic Filipino treat. Visit the official Cara Mia Facebook page for a list of its branches.