Not a fan of rich, dense, chocolate cakes? You might prefer the lighter and fruitier strawberry shortcake.
A good strawberry shortcake is usually made of layers of fluffy sponge/chiffon cake, whipped cream, and then topped with fresh strawberries. Craving for a slice or a whole cake? Here are some local bakeries and restaurants serving their own takes on the classic dessert.
Homegrown bakery and restaurant Nono's list of comfort food items includes their freshly-baked, made-to-order Sylvia's Strawberry Shortcake (P1,095), made moist, fluffy, and creamy.
This cake has a 5-day lead time for orders. It's available for pick-up or delivery from Nono's 7 branches: UP Town Center, Three Central, Podium, Glorietta, BGC, Festival Mall, and Nuvali. You can also order via Instagram.
The Makati-based Japanese-French patisserie has a 21cm strawberry shortcake for sale (P876), made with fresh, sliced strawberries and rich whipped cream.
A popular household name for the best strawberry shortcake in town, Mrs. Baby Yulo's famed dessert is available in 9" size for P1,600. It consists of 3 layers of sponge cake, whipped cream, and strawberries.
Mrs. Yulo is based in Forbes, Makati City. You can order through 8108078.
Wild Berry's strawberry shortcake costs P790 for the small size and P1,100 for the large. You can also get extra strawberries for P50 and strawberry jam for P25.
The cake and bakery has a light and fresh Strawberry Cream Cake on their pastry menu, costing P255 a slice, P1,200 for a 5" size, and P2,550 for the 9" one.
This Pasig City commissary's made-to-order 9" strawberry shortcake (P2,500) is made from fluffy vanilla chiffon cake, fresh strawberries, and strawberry frosting.
Baguio's famous strawberry shortcake, made with fresh Baguio strawberries, is available in Metro Manila via various resellers, with one of them being Love, Strawberry.
Malia's simple strawberry cake comes in two sizes: 6" for P850 and 8" for P,1100.
This home bakery is located in Greenmeadows, Quezon City, and can deliver their cakes on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. You can order via SMS at 0917722-1153 or Instagram.
Miriam's strawberry shortcake, a fluffy vanilla sponge cake with sliced Driscoll's strawberries and sweetened whipped cream, is available in 3 forms: 9" round (P1,950), 9" heart swirl (P1,300), and 9" heart swirl with mixed berry toppings (P3,000).
You can even get it for a party at P3,900 for a 9x13 rectangle cake. You can order via Instagram from 9 am to 6 pm or SMS at 09178737378.
This weekend Taguig-based bakery has a triple layered chiffon cake made with fresh strawberry cream. It costs P1,500 for a 7.5 x 3 cake.
This Maginhawa-based bakery's strawberry shortcake has lemon Japanese sponge cake, fresh strawberries, and whipped cheese cream. It costs P1,400 for the 8" size, and an additional P300 for extra strawberries.
If she’s not writing about food, she’s probably thinking about it. From advertising copywriter to freelance feature writer, Steph Arnaldo finally turned her part-time passion into a full-time career. She’s written about food, lifestyle, and wellness for Rappler since 2018.