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In Focus: 7 Must-Try Desserts To Cool You Down This Summer

In Focus: 7 Must-Try Desserts To Cool You Down This Summer



It’s summer time once again and what better way to beat the heat than satisfying your sweet tooth’s cravings? If you’re working on a busy schedule and cannot squeeze in some time off to go to the beach, rewarding yourself with yummy treats to cool you down can be a great option. Here, we list down some of the must-try desserts around Manila this summer:

1. Black yoghurt at BLK 153

Frozen yoghurt has been in the market for quite a while now. But if you’re looking for something more recent, try this black yoghurt enhanced by charcoal and satisfy your froyo cravings guilt-free!


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BLK 513 has branches in SM Megamall, S Maison, Conrad Manila, SM North Edsa, Bonifacio High Street, Eastwood Mall, and SM Southmall.

2. Hot and cold dessert at Freezer Burn

Treat yourself with some of your favorite ice cream flavors combined with hot food items such as the classic chocolate chip cookies, churros, nutella donuts, and even with salty ones like cornicks and fries, whichever your taste buds may fancy. Check out this talk-of-the-town dessert place and find a balance between hot and cold this summer.


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Freezer Burn is located at B3, Bonifacio High Street, 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.

3.  Smoothie bowls at Incredibowl

This smoothie placed in a bowl, topped with fruits, peanut butter and chia seeds, can be a great alternative for those who are opting for a much healthier dessert or even a hearty meal to start your long day right – because as they say, being healthy is not so much about restricting yourself.


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Incredibowl PH is an online food delivery service which accepts orders through their Facebook page.

4.      Doughnut ice cream at Dip N’ Dough

Doughnuts and ice cream are two of the top choices on everyone’s dessert list – they’re basic and do not require thinking anymore. But luckily, you can now have them both at the same time, so go ahead and indulge yourself with doughnut ice cream goodness and get the best of both worlds.


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Dip N' Dough is located at Open Kitchen, 34-36 P. Tuazon Boulevard, Brgy. Kaunlaran, Cubao, Quezon City.

5. Liquid nitrogen popcorn at Pop Cafe by Kettle Korn

One of the newest and coolest trends today is using liquid nitrogen in freezing ice cream, coffee, and now popcorn. This store serves specialty popcorns topped with yummy flavors of various sauces and then finally froze into perfection through liquid nitrogen, all complete with that smoky effect.


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Pop Cafe is located at SM Fairview Upper Annex Building, Fairview, Quezon City.

6.  Bingsu at Hobing Korean Dessert Café

All the Korean craze we have now certainly makes us crave for some Korean dessert goodness. The bingsu, a bowl of shaved ice with milk, fruits, and other toppings, is one sure way to get past the heat this summer – it’s insanely refreshing!

Hobing Korean Dessert Cafe has branches in SM Megamall, Bonifacio Global City, Lucky Chinatown Mall, Glorietta 4 and Jupiter St.

7. Milkshake at The Lost Bread

Another go-to dessert of everyone is the milkshake. Its creamy and sweet taste gives the comfort we all need and with a little creativity like adding popcorn and cotton candy or grilled marshmallow, this delightful treat can instantly brighten up someone’s day.


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The Lost Bread has branches in Maginhawa St. and SM Megamall.

Go ahead and indulge yourselves in these delights and feel extra great this summer despite the sometimes unbearable heat. 

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