Take your celebrations up a notch with these unique customized cakes in Manila! This list will help you find the perfect peg for your celebration!

Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries—these are not complete without the gracing of a cake, whatever the size, design, or flavor. Cakes play such a sweet, important role they can even be given a substitute for a thank you or sorry note. But let’s admit it: cakes become sweeter and more intimate when they come in more unique and personal, and of course, with the personal touch of the dear deliverer.

So, without further ado, here are ten cake shops we especially compiled for you for when you want a cake that will stand out in your next celebration.

10. Hearts and Bells

Hearts and Bells has been proudly catering to your cake and pastry needs for two decades with such eye-catching designs and sumptuous flavors. We’re especially in love with their Doodle Cake, a unique take on a wedding cake where guests get to ‘doodle’ their well wishes on a blank canvass—that is the cake.

Doodle Cake - VRC Creative Events Mngment Corp

PHOTO CREDIT: VRC Creative Events Management Corp.

Hearts and Bells is located at 934 Alvarado St. Binondo, Manila.

For more information, contact them at 244-0255 or visit their website.

9. The Bunny Baker Cake Studio

This Instagram-worthy cake and pastry shop claims that “no two cakes [they make] are truly alike” so their clients feel extra special with their unique cakes. Customization at its finest!

Check out this Wimpy kid-inspired cake (accompanied by these cute cupcakes)!

Also this mesmerizing unicorn-themed layered cake.

The Bunny Baker is located at  3rd Floor, Rustan’s Department Store, Courtyard Drive, Makati City.

For more information, contact them at 968-6282 or visit them on Facebook.

8. Honey Glaze Cakes

Getting married soon? Three words: Honey Glaze Cakes. This cake company headed by expert pastry chef Aileen Conde makes sure its creations are “delectable to the last crumb” with its signature cakes Belgian Chocolate Cake with Dark Ganache Filling and Moist and Rich Carrot Walnut Cake. Mix their yummy sugar flowers (they look real!) in and you have the wedding cake of your fantasies.

Honey Glaze Cakes is located at 84 Ocampo St. Don Jose Heights Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City.

For more information, contact them at 703-2414 or visit their website.

7. Marta’s Cakes

Like other cake shops on the list, Marta’s Cakes also makes pastries that are incredibly detailed. But another perk is that their cakes can stay fresh outside the fridge for up to three days. Take note for when you’re going to throw that kind of party!

Marta’s Cakes is located at Activity Center, Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City.

For more information, contact them at 556-2240 or visit their website.

6. Estrel’s Caramel Cakes

Before the sugary sweet goodness of proudly Pinoy yema cake rose to popularity, caramel cakes had been around. If you wish to satisfy the caramel craving of your dear one who goes gaga for caramel, may we present Estrel’s Caramel Cakes! As the name suggests, they specialize in caramel cakes and customize ‘em according to your preferences. Cakes are guaranteed fresh too, as they are baked on the same day you pick them up—all with fresh ingredients.

Estrel’s Caramel Cakes is located at 54 Scout Tobias St, Diliman, Quezon City.

For more information, contact them at 372-2965; 371-7938; 376-7317 or visit their website.

5. Dexter’s Bakeshop & Coffee Shop

Dexter’s is a renowned player in the wedding game but we’re also in love with their 3D cakes! These are perfect for surprising a member of the squad on their birthday with their favorite object, or something that reflects their personality.

Which is fake, which is real?

Dexter’s Bakeshop & Coffee Shop is located at:

146 Katipunan Avenue, Saint Ignatius, Quezon City (main branch);

N-14 Farmers Market, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.

For more information, contact them at 912-0311 (main branch); and 911-1920 or visit their website.

4. Kink Cakes

There’s always that one friend who likes giving adult objects, like a phallic keychain, as gag gifts. But what about adult cakes? Kink Cakes, a cake shop known for their naughty customized cakes and pastries, will happily sculpt a phallus or perhaps a naked torso for you be it for a gag present or a bachelor/bachelorette party.

Kink Cakes is located at:

C-12 Landsdale Arcade Timog Ave. cor. Mo. Ignacia St. Quezon City;

Don Antonio Arcade, Holy Spirit Drive, Quezon City;

8491-A Rockwell Drive Kalayaan Ave. cor. Matilde St. Poblacion, Makati City;

G/F The Pergola Mall, Paranaque City

For more information, visit their website.

3. Sweet Success

A business that sprouted from a simple school project, Sweet Success now creates eye-catching cakes, pastries and other desserts of various types. Aside from their intricately crafted cakes, our favorite is their themed dessert tables.

Here we have a science-themed dessert table complete with a rocket cake, cupcakes, and pastries inspired by the Periodic Table of Elements!

Sweet Success is located at 2B 960 G. Masangkay Street, Binondo, Manila

For more information, contact them at 244-8790; 244-8795 or visit their website.

2. Bethany Dream Cakes

With Bethany Dream Cakes, your dream cake will come to life—and we’re not kidding. Okay, they make beautiful cakes, sure, but how does “chandelier cake” sound?

Bethany Dream Cakes is located at 82-B E. Rodriguez Ave., Quezon City.

For more information, contact them at 986-0674; 0917-544-8012; 0933-1918420 or visit their website.

1. Cookie Bar Manila

Did you know that you can combine your two favorite things in the world—cake and cookies? And that’s only at Cookie Bar Manila. Their pull-apart cookie cake originally started as a Valentine’s Day exclusive, but now, you can get it as a regular item and have it customized! The treat is perfect for sweet, tiny gestures of appreciation like a “thanks for tolerating me” for the boyfie, or a “your cooking is the best” for mom!

Cookie Bar Manila is located at Unit 1A RB&A Building, Kawilihan Lane, Pasig City.

For more information, contact them at 0917-555-1228 or visit them on Facebook.


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