18 of the Most Addicting Frozen Brazo Cakes in Manila

A classic cake with a frozen twist.

We cannot even explain how this heat is making us write all sorts of dessert lists (matcha, s’mores, mangoes, Nutella, Korean bingsu, Japanese, etc.) because after all, what better way to escape 40 degrees of sweaty madness than cold desserts? In this list we give you restaurants, plus two home bakers, that serve your favorite brazo de mercedes…in frozen form.

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Florabel – Capitol Commons

Florabel is a fine dining restaurant that serves a mix of Filipino and continental food. Their version of frozen brazo looks so good you’re sure to take at least a dozen photos. Checkout more restaurants in Capitol Commons here.

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G/F Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Meralco Ave cor Shaw Blvd,Kapitolyo, Pasig
+63 2 667-3220

Ombu Kusina – Tomas Morato

Ombu Kusina offers modern Filipino cuisine infused with popular dishes from other countries. Read more here.

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G/F Sequoia Hotel, 91-93 Mother Ignacia St cor Timog Ave near Tomas Morato, South Triangle, Quezon City
(02) 441-1789

Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew – Kapitolyo

Tittos offers a playful gastronomic experience planted on Filipino roots with a Latin American twist. Read their full feature here.

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16 East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig
(02) 532-3414

Las Paellas Cafe – BF Homes

This local Spanish restaurant has been around for many years now but the evolution of their menu is a sure sign of great things to come. Their frozen brazo can be a contender in the best dessert category against their churros.

Las Paellas Cafe
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256 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes, Parañaque
(02) 820-5888

Bellefleur by Beatrix – Missouri St

Once a home-based bakery, Bellefleur specializes in making beautiful and freshly-baked cakes and pastries. They offer French macarons, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and frozen brazo

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8 Missouri St., North East, Greenhills, San Juan
(0917) 825-8730

Cara Mia Gelateria – SM Megamall

Cara Mia is a homegrown ice cream chain serving freshly-made gelato, ice cream cakes, and even gelato shakes. Their take on their frozen brazo is the perfect pairing for their coffee based beverages.

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3/F SM Megamall, St Francis St, Mandaluyong
(02) 636-1341

Craft Coffee Revolution – Greenhills

Craft Coffee is known for its special brews and various brewing methods but their desserts are buzz worthy as well. One of their bestselling cakes is the frozen brazo that’s served straight from the freezer so you’ll have to wait a little bit before you dig in. More eats at 8 Missouri? Click here.

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Unit 1C, 8 Missouri St, North East, Greenhills, San Juan
(02) 570-3436

Gaspi’s – Parañaque

Gaspi’s is a Filipino/Spanish restaurant and is known for their homemade pastries and catering services. Aside from their usual cookies and cakes, they also serve their own version of frozen brazo.

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2/F SM City BF, Dr. Arcadio Ave,BF Homes, Parañaque
(02) 887-0325

Karen’s Kitchen – Kapitolyo

Karen’s Kitchen is a quaint tea cafe located inside the foodie barangay of Kapitolyo. Although they are best known for their red velvet cake, their unique flavored frozen brazo cakes (green tea, strawberry, vanilla, and the new “ubecado”) are slowly gaining a loyal following. Visit them for lunch or dinner and you’ll likely meet the owner, Ms. Karen Young, who is always very hands on with the operations of her restaurant.

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17A San Rafael cor. San Martin St., Kapitolyo, Pasig
(02) 234-5118

Rustic Mornings by Isabelo – Marikina

This hidden gem inside Marikina is best known for their picturesque interiors and breakfast platters. Cap off your hearty meals with a slice of frozen brazo. For more Marikina restaurants, click here.

Rustic Mornings by Isabelo Garden
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11 Isabelo Mendoza St., San Roque, Marikina
(02) 510-6914

SALT Makati – Fermina St.

SALT is a hole in the wall steak house that offers quality steaks and grilled food minus the expensive price tags. Their simple yet crave-worthy version of the frozen brazo is a must try for every visit. For more hidden eats in Poblacion, click here.

Salt Makati
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5887 Fermina cor. Enriquez St. Poblacion, Makati
+63 2 956-7844

Museum Café – Greenbelt 4

Museum Cafe is part of the Raintree Restaurant Group and is located inside the Ayala Museum. If you fancy a taste of beautifully plated Filipino food, this is certainly the place to be. Their frozen brazo is uniquely made with a mix of local flavors, resembling another Filipino favorite: the halo-halo.

Museum Cafe
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G/F Greenbelt 4, Ayala Museum Complex, Ayala Center, Makati
+63 2 757-3000

Brazo – Maginhawa

Brazo is a restaurant and bakeshop by Chefs Golda and Rudolf Ranada. Their frozen brazo is one of their bestselling desserts.

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131 Maginhawa Street,Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
(02) 958-0023

Mochicream Cafe – Trinoma

Obviously this joint is popular for their Japanese mochi ice cream but their frozen brazo is the unexpected local twist to their menu.

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4/F Trinoma Mall, EDSA cor North Ave,Quezon City
(02) 370-7036

Dimpy Camara’s Cake – Makati

Dimpy’s is a popular home-based bakeshop located in the heart of Dasmarinas Village. A whole box of their special frozen brazo costs P750. 

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1243 Acacia St., Dasmarinas Village, Makati
+63 2 840-8086

Tonkatsu by Terazawa – Greenbelt 2

This katsu place is more than just their fried dishes because one of their bestselling desserts is their Frozen Green Tea Cake. Delicious.

Tonkatsu by Terrazawa
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Greenbelt 2, Legazpi Village, Makati
(02) 729-9121

Sweet Life by Ange

Hooray for another home baker! If you’re a fan of food bazaars and market events, then you’ve probably encountered Sweet Life by Ange. Aside from its special frozen brazo, Sweet Life by Ange also offers made to order cakes for special occasions. She also owns the trendy customized cotton candy cart called Pouf.

Sweet Life by Ange
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Upper-G/F Vernida-1 Bldg. 120 Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village Makati City, Philippines
+63 917 823-8198

Purple Pad Thai – Pampanga

Wild card alert! Purple Pad Thai is a homegrown restaurant located in Angeles City. Their version of the frozen brazo is spiked with a durian twist! More Pampanga eats? Click here.

Purple Pad Thai
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303 Ventura St., Marisol Subd., Bgy. Benigno Aquino, Angeles City
(045) 458 0821

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Did we miss your favorite Brazo dessert? Share it with us in the comments section below!

Take that last slice, we won’t judge.

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