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Best Matcha Desserts in Manila Worth Breaking Your Diet For

Matcha makes life sweeter and gives health-boosting benefits, too–what’s not to like? Its perky green color makes it more tempting and appetizing, as well. If you’re into green tea-flavored treats, then these matcha desserts will definitely make you drool.

 

1. Matcha Custaroons by Custaroonery

Matcha Custaroons by Custaroonery
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“Custaroon” is a portmanteau of two equally divine desserts Filipinos love to savor: custard and macaroons.

Custaroonery, a little dessert stall, offers customers specially made custaroons in a variety of flavors–one of which is matcha! These heavenly goodies come in a box of nine or 25, which cost P210 and P430, respectively.

Where to Buy: Custaroonery has branches in SM Mall of Asia, SM North EDSA, Alabang Town Center, and UP Town Center, among others.

2. Matcha Mille Crepe by Paper Moon Café

Matcha Mille Crepe by Paper Moon Café
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Soft and decadent, Matcha Mille Crepe is great for foodies who are into semi-sweet desserts. They are generously covered with matcha flour and flavorful specialty cream.

Treat yourself and your family to an entire cake for only P2,000!

Where to Buy: Paper Moon has branches at Glorietta 3, Trinoma, SM Megamall, and SM Aura Premier.

3. Matcha Jelly Sundae by Tsujiri

Matcha Jelly Sundae by Tsujiri
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Tsujiri is a Japanese brand known for its must-taste matcha desserts. Its jelly sundae is known to be one of its bestsellers, probably because it combines the traditional Japanese sweets with roasted brown rice, chestnuts, and mochi.

Do yourself a favor and buy a serving for only P295.

Where to Buy: Tsujiri has branches in SM Aura Premier, SM Podium, and S Maison.

4. Matcha Creme Brulee by Ippudo

Matcha Creme Brulee by Ippudo
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Another Japanese treat, the Matcha Creme Brulee from Ippudo is perfect after eating a bowl of  warm ramen.

This yummy dessert is so heavily covered in matcha powder, you’ll barely notice the creme brulee base at first. Crack it open and a caramelized shell will surprise you. Taste its silky matcha flavor for only P165.

Where to Buy: 3/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City

5. Matcha Milk by St. Marc Café

Matcha Milk by St. Marc Café
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Beat the Manila heat by ordering St. Marc Café’s Matcha Milk, a flavorful dessert that combines the coolness of matcha ice and the richness of red bean paste.

The taste and texture will surely please your palate and make you crave more – don’t tell us we didn’t warn you. A serving costs P230.

Where to Buy: St. Marc Café has branches in Robinsons Place Manila, SM Megamall, Greenbelt 3, One Parkade, and UP Town Center.

6. Matcha Bingsu by SnowBing

Matcha Bingsu by SnowBing
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Welcome your matcha-waited break with this tempting bingsu from SnowBing. This green tea-flavored Korean treat is also great as an afternoon snack.

Priced at P188, a serving may be too much for one tummy, so it’s better to bring a friend.

Where to Buy: Ground Floor, City Center, SM City North Edsa, Quezon City

7. Mini Matcha Cheese Tart by PABLO

Mini Matcha Cheese Tart by PABLO
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PABLO’s Mini Matcha Cheese Tart may look simple, but its taste is definitely the bomb!

Unlike other matcha desserts on this list, the cheese tart doesn’t need add-ons to look more appealing. Give it a bite and enjoy its sweet crust and creamy custard. A piece costs P125.

Where to Buy: PABLO has branches in Greenbelt, Bonifacio High Street, and Robinsons Ermita.

8. Matcha Ice Cream by Carousel Creamery

Ice Cream Cravings Satisfied at Carousel Creamery
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Go to the supermarket and you can easily find a tub of matcha ice cream. What Carousel Creamery offers, however, is a bittersweet yet highly addictive ice cream perfect to end a delicious meal.

To make the ice cream more enticing, it has adzuki red beans with a flavor that’s reminiscent of Japanese desserts.

Single, double, and triple scoops cost P92, P160, and P225, respectively.

Where to Buy: 8 Missouri Building, Missouri Street, Greenhills, San Juan City

9. Matcha White Chocolate Cookie by One Matcha

Matcha White Chocolate Cookie by One Matcha
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Calling all cookie lovers! You’ve got to try One Matcha’s Matcha White Chocolate Cookie. It is perfectly baked to make it soft and moist in every bite.

The cookie is also visually appealing, making it a great subject for an Instagram post.

The store also offers matcha-inspired drinks that go well with the green cookie.

Where to Buy: The Station Food Park, 178 Maginhawa, Sikatuna Village, Diliman, Quezon City

10. Matcha Cheesecake by Nomi Matcha

Matcha Cheesecake by Nomi Matcha
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To give its customers a wonderful treat, Nomi Matcha buys matcha ingredients all the way from Kyoto, Japan. This is the main ingredient to one of the newest additions to its menu, the matcha cheesecake.

The tasty dessert is basically a fluffy matcha sponge cake topped with smooth and creamy mousse. Get it for only P240 per serving.

Where to Buy: W City Center, 30th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

Are you a matcha lover, too? Tell us why you do by leaving a comment! Don’t forget to visit our blog often for more delicious news!

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