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Sweet roundup: Where to find these ‘cakes in a can’ in Cebu

HELLO, plot twist! Just before 2018 ends, the city is introduced to another food trend. A while back, there was this craze with rainbow cakes (because everyone went through this phase of loving unicorns). Now, everyone’s going crazy for cakes in a tin can! Here are some places/brands in Cebu where you can try some of these sweet treats.

Chocolate Euphoria Cake

Krave Cafe | Salinas Drive, Cebu City | Monday to Thursday - 8 a.m - 10 p.m., Friday to Sunday 7 a.m - 11 p.m.

Taking pride in perfecting that perfect balance of sweetness while still having that “chocolatey-ness,” the Krave Kafe’s Chocolate Euphoria Cake is made up of five different chocolates for each layer with the promise of high quality ingredients.

The Bomb

Chocolate Cakes by Nicole | Breadafterbread | F. Cabahug St, Cebu City

It’s the perfect kind of treat and uses different kinds of high quality chocolate by Nicole Villo Escobido. The Bomb comes with five different layers: super moist chocolate cake, rich chocolate ganache, chocolate fudge, chocolate shards and premium cocoa powder. One can also order through its Instagram account and at present, the Grand Christmas Village at The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu until Dec. 23. It’s five-layered Matcha and six-layered Black Forest are also must-try hits.

Sugar-free Dream Cake

@loveeatlowcarb (Instagram) | Order through Viber 0915-909-0172 | Monday to Friday - 9 a.m to 6 p.m.

Made with lush chocolate layers topped with almond flakes and rose petals, this guilt-free dessert promises not only to be nutritious and sugar-free but also “blood sugar friendly.” Its Matcha and Coffee and Dream Cake Deluxe with Philippine Malagos Chocolate are not to be missed.

Insane Chocolate Cake

SBakes (Instagram) | Monday to Thursday cut-off time: 12 noon | Deliver through Grab Express

Stephanie Cuenca of SBakes calls it so because it has “all the best stuff of insanely rich chocolate goodness.” But her friends and family insist on calling it Dream Cake, with it being a re-creation of a said cake that’s trending in Manila. Coming up with this Insane Chocolate Cake, however, included a series of taste testing to personalize the flavor. This pint-size wonder makes use of all the trimmings like dark and milk chocolate, with chocolate biscuit on top.

Marvelous Cake

Tazza Cafe and Patisserie | Unit 105, Banilad Town Centre BTC, Banilad, Cebu City | Open daily 7: 30 a.m to 12 midnight

Here’s another glorious creation made with five layers of different chocolates: Tazza’s moist chocolate cake, followed by dark chocolate icing, then comes the chocolate glaze for that smooth feeling. The fourth layer is a hard chocolate that gives that cracking sound which is then smoothed over with dark chocolate powder. Lots of flavors. Lots to look forward to.


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