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Try ube brazo cake from this Quezon City shop

Steph Arnaldo
Try ube brazo cake from this Quezon City shop
Butternut Bakery's towering 5-layer cake is made with fluffy meringue and ube halaya yema

When sweet ube halaya and fluffy brazo de mercedes cake meet, you get local shop Butternut Bakery’s best-selling, towering ube brazo cake – fluffy, soft, and built with 5 handmade layers.

Butternut Bakery’s ube brazo cake consists of light, airy, thick meringue with a golden-brown, crunchy exterior, packed between creamy layers of ube yema, made with real ube halaya. It is then lightly dusted with powdered sugar.

It’s a premium brazo de mercedes cake; nothing is overly sweet, the taste of ube really shines, and its texture, although, soft, still offers a bite. Plus, you can’t go wrong with a beautiful 5-layer cake!

The ube brazo cake is available per slice (P125) or as a whole cake (P1,250).

Butternut Bakery also offers an OG version of their brazo cake, sans the ube, but of the same quality. That costs P110 a slice and P1,100 for the whole cake.

All of Butternut Bakery’s cakes are baked fresh daily. They can be ordered for take-out at the 3rd floor of SM Megamall Fashion Hall (0908 638 4203) and the second floor of SM North EDSA (0966 998 3418).

Customers can also arrange their own deliveries from the two pick-up points by ordering from Butternut Bakery via Instagram. –

Steph Arnaldo

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.