Filipinos are festive and cakes and pastries are a big part of life. We love pastries, cakes, and bread so much that we have a range of cake designers and providers. In recent years, cakes have become status symbols, the more elaborate, luxurious and decadent the better. Cakes are a masterpiece and should be properly highlighted in every memorable event.
History of Baking Cakes:
Cakes were a modification of traditional bread, the first types of cakes were less elaborate, it evolved through time in various countries. Modern cakes today look like desserts and are already in line with pastries, meringues, custards, and pies. Traditional cakes make use of flour, sugar, eggs, butter, oil or margarine, leavening agents, baking soda or baking powder. Flavorings like dried, candied, fresh fruits, cocoa, vanilla are usually added to make cakes taste even more festive. In many countries cakes are designed with fruit preserves, nuts, dessert sauces and look like pastry cream. Buttercream and icings are also added, to make cakes more lavish they add marzipan, piped borders and candied fruits.
Today there are numerous ways to bake and create festive cakes. Modern man has invented an array of ways, from simple to complex producers including the creation of Highly customizable cakes as the interest and need for creativity increased in a much technologically evolved world. Many new and customizable cakes were added in the array of selection due to the aid of modern-day tools. Baking today is much easier, and faster due to the availability of information and specialized baking tools.
5 of the Best and Most Luxurious Cakes in Manila:
1. Alta Gift Basket: Chocolate Cake Britannica
Alta Gift Basket is Manila’s classic European-Asian-inspired finest gift basket of gourmet chocolates & wines delivered in style to Metro Manila’s high-net-worth individuals and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, their luxury lifestyle consultants and private wealth advisers, heirs and heiresses to Filipino and Asian fortunes, c-level executives, serial entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, private equity investors, investment bankers, government officials, and members of Asian royal families.
Alta Gift Basket lets you experience the Craziest Chocolate and Wine Shopping lifestyle of the Real Crazy Rich Asians.
You can order an Alta Gift Basket and get it delivered by a luxury sports car, a gorgeous basket bearer, a classic greeting scroll or papyrus roll with wooden pole designed for royalty written with penna scriptoria and black iron Gallus ink signed by the requested celebrity, and a video greeting recorded by the requested celebrity.
Who are these celebrities you can request? Anyone “renowned” you want to sign the scroll for you and greet you especially on your big day—from influential advocates in your industry to famous actors and biggest names in the entertainment industry or popular sports stars and to the powerful global leader.
One of their impressive Cake offerings includes the Chocolate Cake Britannica. This cake is named after England’s Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel that sells one of the world’s most expensive chocolate for $35,000.
Chocolate Cake Britannica is specially created with Chef Marc Guibery’s chocolate recipe for the taste of Manila High Society and foreign expatriates running their multimillion-dollar businesses in Ayala-Makati, Bonifacio Global City, Ortigas Center, Eastwood City, Triangle Park, and Filinvest Corporate City.
The Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in England’s picturesque Lake District serves up one of the most expensive cakes in the world. Chef Marc Guibery created the chocolate pudding using only the finest chocolate and gold caviar topped with a two-carat diamond. It is crafted using four types of the finest Belgian chocolates and requires at least a 3-week warning advance order.
Order a Customized cake on their website https://www.altagiftbasket.com/
2. The Sweet Life by Ange
The Sweet Life by Ange creates some of the most decadent looking cakes in Manila. Their products include ” Sweet Surrender” a specialized Brazo de Mercedes with Ice Cream. ” Angelina” Red Velvet Cheesecake, Ombre Cake, Pastel Rainbow Cake, Chocolate Glamour Cake, and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries.
This Manila cake provider is also offering Holiday Cakes, Luxe Snacks, Cakes and Desserts including Unicorn Garden Cake and Cake accessories.
3. Ooh La La! by Rebecca Disini – Artisanal Cakes
This Manila cake provider was established by Rebecca Disini. She had a great passion for French pâtisserie and this had led her to study and earn the Grand Diplomas at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and in London. The owner also studied Food Styling at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.
Rebecca Disini is also known for cooking for dignitaries and head of state, as the Executive Chef of the British High Commission in Singapore. While in Malaysia, she developed multi-million-euro Foodservice products for Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She is currently based in Makati with her family, and they came up with the idea of Ooh La La!
One of the cakes they are known for is the Limited Edition Le Nöel | Christmas. This contains nutmeg, mulled wine, aniseed, cinnamon and flavors of Traditional German pastries. This decadent cake comes with trademark layers of silky gluten-free chocolate genoise and Belgian milk chocolate mousse.
4. Cakes by Miriam
Cakes by Miriam is known for soaking their cake in 3 kinds of milk, they also fill it with sweetened cream cheese and sliced fruits with frosted and sweetened whipped cream.
5. Lia’s Cakes in Season
Lia’s Cakes is the home of unique cakes that contain the naturally sweet taste of Avocado. Guests love the Avocado Cheesecake, and clients can now order sugar-free avocado cakes. Lia’s Cakes in Season is also serving cheesecake carousel with avocado, blueberry, strawberry and Ube flavors that are refreshing to the palette and could be easily delivered to your home.
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