10 of the Best Chocolate Cakes in Manila


Don’t be choco-late to the party!

Let’s admit it, nothing beats a slice of a moist, ooey-gooey, rich, chocolatey cake. It’s happiness packed in a small and sweet slice that we all know is most-likely worth the calories.

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Craving for a piece now? Check out the list we’ve curated just for you of 10 of the best chocolate cakes in Manila that’ll surely satisfy your sweet tooth.

Chocolate Cake – Dimpy’s

If there’s one thing that makes Dimpy’s Chocolate Cake a clear standout among thousands of chocolate cakes in Manila, it has got to be its moistness.

While most chocolate cakes need elaborate decorations, Dimpy’s delicate cake speaks volumes in itself – even without the decorative caramel icing and all.

Chocolate Cake from Dimpy's
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1243 Acacia St., Dasmarinas Village, Makati
+63 2 840-8086

Chocolate Dream Cake – Le Sucre Lab

If you’re social-media savvy, we’re willing to bet that you’ve already seen that infamous cake in a tin take on your Facebook or Instagram feeds. Many copycat concessionaires have sprouted online but Le Sucre Lab is said to be “The Original Gooey Chocolate Cake.” 

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Chocolate Truffle Cake – Sugarhouse

Layers upon layers of chocolate chiffon cake and chocolate buttercream, it’s no wonder Sugarhouse’ Chocolate Truffle Cake comes out so smooth and creamy. Do get yourself in on the National Chocolate Cake Day festivities with an 8” cake, or their baby version of it if you’re feeling ‘healthy’.

Chocolate Truffle Cake from Sugarhouse
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2/F Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, 
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Now:

If you want a little more adventure in your life and on your palate, check out these cakes which have other flavors that complement and bring out the chocolate flavor in their own cakes.

Salted Chocolate Cake – Wildflour Cafe + Bakery

Salted desserts seem to be a trend that’s successfully worked its way up people’s cravings. It’s no wonder Wildflour’s Salted Chocolate Cake is a huge hit! This moist chocolate cake may be rich and chocolatey but you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that there’s still a perfect balance of flavors.

Salted Chocolate Cake from Wildflour Cake + Bakery
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Death by Tablea – Chocolat

They say chocolate cake tastes only as good as the chocolate you use, allowing us to safely assume that Chocolat’s Death by Tablea uses only the finest cacao.

Among this entire selection, it is certainly the most culinarily Filipino: marrying flavors of the bittersweet tablea and condensed milk for a unique depth of flavor. It’s a perfect mix of flavors for the perfect pair.

Death by Tablea from Chocolat
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4298 B Emila Corner Bautista, Makati
+63 2 823-2238

Supreme Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake – Sonja’s Cupcakes

Sonja’s Cupcakes is one of the biggest players when it comes to fun-sized iced confections, so it only makes sense that they also have bigger counterparts.

Their Supreme Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake is a perfectly moist chocolate cake and—true to its name—contains a lot of salted caramel which lends a good sweet and salty taste.

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Supreme Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake from Sonja's Cupcakes
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G/F Serendra, 26th St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
+63 2 915-2936

Double Chocolate Yema Cake – Slice

For locals and balikbayans alike, yema will always have a special place in our hearts. Slice must have had this in mind when they came up with their sinfully nostalgic Double Chocolate Yema Cake, which elevates the childhood snack by intelligently incorporating it into the classic dessert.

Double Chocolate Yema Cake from Slice
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Nono’s Chocolate Oblivion – Nono

Many cakes do a lot of play on texture, but no one seems to pull it off quite like Nono’s Chocolate Oblivion. The cake itself is light and airy, but thanks to several layers of whipped cream and flavorful praline bits, you can’t help but get a nice contrast in every bite. 

Chocolate Oblivion from Nono's
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You may be wondering:

NOT ENOUGH CHOCOLATE. If that’s the case, knock yourself out with these outrageously chocolatey cakes!

Death by Chocolate Cake – The Bowery

This luxurious and gluten-free cake will definitely stun you as it features a sunken top that has a fine crumb interior and silky icing. It’s a layering of distinct chocolate components that includes chocolate crème anglaise and cocoa nibs. It’s truly to die for.

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17 Layer Chocolate Cake – Workshop Bespoke Bakery

If you love the desserts at Le Petit Souffle, you’ll love Workshop. From the creative minds who gave us Scout’s Honor and Poison Doughnuts, Chefs Miko Aspiras and Kristine Lotilla’s bespoke bakery is known for their signature 17-layer Chocolate Cake!

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