A classic cake with a frozen twist.
Living in a tropical country where it feels like it’s summer most months of the year can have its downsides. The bright side? (pun fully intended!) In this list, we give you a rundown of the best places that serve your favorite Brazo de Mercedes…in frozen form. After all, what better way to escape 40 degrees of sweaty madness than cold desserts?
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Manam – Fort Bonifacio
Manam is famously known for their Crispy Sisig and Sinigang na Beef Short Rib & Watermelon but they’ve also got a Frozen Mango Brazo de Mercedes that’s worth to check out.
BRAZO mainly specializes in frozen Brazo de Mercedes cakes and they come in four different flavors: Original, Cheesecake, Ube, and Chocolate. And if you’re feeling a little more extra, they’ve got Brazo cupcakes too!
Ombu Kusina – Tomas Morato
If there’s anything we recommend you get at Ombu Kusina, it would definitely have to be their frozen Brazo de Mercedes. Each slice is made of heavenly layers of frozen soft meringue, custard filling, ice cream, and a crumbly graham cracker crust.
Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew – Kapitolyo
A playful gastronomic experience is what you’ll get at Tittos. Their frozen Brazo in particular is served with crushed Oreos, whipped cream, blueberries, and strawberries.
Bless Las Paellas Cafe – Greenhills Promenade
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.
Butternut Bakery – SM Megamall
Butternut Bakery is the sister company of Carlito’s Catering offering solely cakes and pastries. Their Brazo cakes are a dreamy 5-layer combination of fluffy meringue and yema and they come in an ube version too!
Bellefleur by Beatrix – Missouri St.
Once a home-based bakery, Bellefleur specializes in making beautiful and freshly-baked cakes and pastries. Their ube frozen Brazo is a definite must-try.
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.
Craft Coffee Revolution – Broadway Avenue
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.
Mom and Tina’s Bakery Cafe – South Triangle
Mom and Tina’s has always been one of the go-to’s for cozy home-cooked American and Filipino meals and a slice of their Brazo de Mercedes is surely one of the few offerings on their dessert menu that you should not miss.
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.
Vargas Kitchen – Rockwell
Vargas Kitchen started out as a homebased business selling family favorites and are famously known for their buttercake as well as their Brazo de Mercedes.
Rustic Mornings by Isabelo – Marikina
This hidden gem inside Marikina is best known for their picturesque interiors and breakfast platters. To cap off your hearty meals, why not try a slice of their frozen Brazo?
Dimpy’s – Molito Lifestyle Center
Dimpy’s is a popular homebased bakeshop and is considered one of the pioneers of the frozen Brazo. Their frozen Brazo is definitely a crowd-favorite and cost PHP850 for the whole cake.
Maria Makes is another homebased brand that makes frozen Brazo based off a family recipe. The bonus? Apart from the classic Brazo (or what they call Vanilla) they come in multiple flavors like Avocado, Ube, Cookies & Cream, and Caramel Macchiato.
If you’re a fan of food bazaars and market events, then you’ve probably already encountered Sweet Life by Ange. Aside from its special frozen Brazo, Sweet Life by Ange also offers made-to-order cakes for special occasions.
Purple Pad Thai – Pampanga
Wild card alert! Purple Pad Thai is a homegrown restaurant located in Angeles City. And surprise! Their version of the frozen Brazo is actually spiked with a durian twist.
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Take that last slice, we won’t judge.