Thursday, February 14, 2013

Seven Charming Confections That Say "I Heart You" This Valentine's

Not all sweet stuffs are created equal. Some are indeed more creative than others which may translate to being more expensive as well. But you can't really put a price tag on your significant other's blissful reaction while opening your Valentine's gift, can you?

In this regard, I've made a list of Seven Charming Confections that make for excellent gift suggestions this Valentine's.

Let's begin.

1.  Sinfully by Makati Shangri-la Pralines.

Decadent pralines beautifully crafted inside and out, top our list of great Valentine's gift choices. Choose from a plethora of bestselling flavors such as Salted CaramelMiel (Dark Choco with Honey); Peanut ButterViolette de Coco (Ube with Coconut in White Choco); Pistache (Dark Choco with Pistachio); Italian Kiss (Milk Choco with Amaretto & Coffee)---and get a taste of heaven in every bite.

Pralines also come in a Gorgeous Gift Box ( Php 60/ piece) 

Sinfully by Makati Shangri-La
3rd Floor, Greenbelt 5

2.  Tous les Jours Artisan Cakes.

If you're going for semi-sweet cakes with a definite WOW Factor, then head over to Tous les Jours Korean Bakery! Select from a panoply of beautifully designed cakes, both regular-sized and juniors, enclosed in TLJ's trademark box with matching plastic pastry knife and candles to boot! 

Tous Les Jours Rose Inspiration Fresh Cream Cake (PHP 498). Up to six slices.

    Tous les Jours Mocha Crunch Cake (around PHP 600) Up to 8 slices.
Tous les Jours Rich Chocolat Junior Cake (Php 398)

Tous Les Jours Philippines
Branches:
Ground Floor, SM North Edsa The Block
UGF, SM Southmall
Ground Floor, North Parking Bldg., SM Mall of Asia
Corte de las Palmas, Alabang Town Center
Ground Floor, Greenbelt 5
1st Floor, Shop 3 Techno Plaza 2, Eastwood City

3. Bizu Patisserie Opera Cakes.

Want sweeter cakes instead? Then, opt for Bizu's Bestselling Opera Cake. Your beloved will truly love its soft 'n' moist sponge cake boasting of coffee butter cream and dark chocolate ganache!

Bizu Opera Cake 
(Petite Php 175/piece)
(Large sizes: Php 675/ Php 1025)
Bizu Patisserie & Bistro
Facebook
Branches:
Greenbelt 2
Glorietta 4
Greenhills Promenade

4.  Mochi Sweets.

If you're looking for something that's out of the ordinary, go for Mochi Sweets' famous desserts oozing with one-of-a-kind fillings! Since Mochi Sweets' fillings are not ice cream-based, you don't need to worry about melted confections at all. :)


Mochi Sweets Philippines
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Branch:
SM Mall of Asia beside the Skating Rink

5.  J.Co Donuts. 

Craving for good, old-fashioned donuts? Then I can think of nothing better than J.Co's! Semi-sweet and creamy donuts, boasting of fresh tasting fillings, your beloved will surely be pleased most especially if you give him or her, not just one, but two dozens of these assorted goodies! :)

J. Pops Baby Donuts from J.Co Coffee & Donuts,  Pavilion Kuala Lumpur



Assorted Donuts From J. Co Philippines

J. Co Donuts
Facebook
Website
Branches:
Trinoma Mall
SM Megamall
SM Fairview
SM Mall of Asia
Eastwood City

6.  Caffe Bene Liege Waffle.

Lastly, if your significant other is deeply into K-Pop/K-Dramas, why not take him or her to Caffe Bene? 
The coolest part is, this popular South Korean cafe chain was even featured in the popular Korean drama Secret Garden! To make the most of your time there, don't forget to order their most popular comfort food: Blueberry Cream Cheese Liege Waffle! 

Caffe Bene Blueberry Creme Cheese Liege Waffle (Php 165)

7.  Caffe Bene Bingsu. 

And while you're at it, don't forget to order another bestseller, Caffe Bene's Coffee Bingsu--- that's big enough for two! How romantic! :)

Caffe Bene Coffee Bingsu (Php 195)
Caffe Bene Philippines
Branch:
Ground Level, Eastwood City Walk 2

Related Posts:

Decadent Pralines & French Macarons From Sinfully by Makati Shangri-la @ Greenbelt 5

Unboxing My Very First Tous les Jours Cake

A Taste of the Korean Drama Secret Garden @ Caffe Bene Eastwood

Famous Mochi Sweets Luxury Deli @ Tokyo Street Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Is Now At SM Mall of Asia!

My First Afternoon Tea at Bizu Patisserie @ Greenbelt 2

Enjoying J. Co Donuts @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Happy Hearts' Day!

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7 comments:

  1. Bizu Opera Cake my fave! i have not tried j.co yet, i feel so left behind, the line in makati is just so long. did not know they have a branch in megamall, must try it out hehe :D love this post, so sweet, Happy Valentines Ms Kaye <3

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  2. They really do look sinful. :) I'd love to have some of those artisan cakes and the mochi sweets too. Happy hearts day! :)

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  3. All salivating Kaye! I miss JCo Donuts :P

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  4. @Jona: Hi Jona! Great to hear from you! I'm pretty sure JCo misses you too! :)

    @Pretty Ugly: Hi dear Lizzie!You're right. Very sinful indeed! Happy Hearts' Day!

    @aiMee: We're so alike! True! Ang haba parati ng pila sa JCo. For life na yata! hihi. thanks you dearest Aimee!:)

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    http://amz88.blogspot.com/2013/02/fun-tag-liebster-award-2-who-i-am.html

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  6. Everything has my stomach grumbling! About to eat breakfast/brunch pa lang and saw your post! I love love love desserts and sweets!
    I have to try the pralines and Tous les Jours cakes! Just a bit pissed with JCo. because of the long lines, but Green Teas, Tira miss U and Al Capone are so worth the wait. :D

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