Dessert is the most indulgent course of a meal! Although the much-loved desserts are the sorts of cream pies, ice creams, chocolate cakes, bread pudding, and well-baked cookies, some people love a tinge of sourness in desserts. If you are one among them, we are sure lemon bars might have crossed your mind when we said desserts.
Soft buttery shortbread crust, tangy lemon filling, and a layer of powdered sugar on the top – the bright color and citrusy taste of lemon bars is enough to brighten the day of a lemon bar lover (who prefers making a lemon bar when life gives them a lot of lemons)! Luckily, lemon bars are quite popular throughout the world, so you can try different versions of this classic treat at the many places you travel to! Here we have listed the best places for the best lemon bars in Manila.
Purple Oven is a well-known bakery in Manila that sells ready-made desserts in neat packs. It is famous for its cakes and pastries, and the lemon bars of Purple Oven have a perfect texture and delicious taste that most people swear by! Lemon bars here come in a pack consisting of 16 pieces or 32 pieces. Do not forget to buy yourself a full box before you leave Manila.
Where is it? Purple Oven has branches at Legaspi, Makati, Pasig, Quezon, and other areas in Manila.
Becky’s Kitchen might be famous for its brownies and cakes, but their lemon squares (i.e., lemon bars) are no less delicious. The lemon squares of Becky’s Kitchen are super soft; they just melt in your mouth. Some might feel that they are a little too tangy for a dessert, but being a lemon bar lover, you would love its distinctive sour taste. Moreover, the prices are very affordable, thus making it one of the top places for tasty yet cheap lemon bars in Manila.
Where is it? 1061 Pablo Ocampo Sr Street, Malate, Manila
Café Mary Grace:
Fresh, fluffy, light, soft, and a perfect balance of sweet and sour – you cannot go wrong with the lemon squares of Café Mary Grace! The chain of cafés is among the best places for lemon bars in Manila, where a single piece costs P15. Furthermore, you will love the cozy ambiance of these classy cafés. The other best sellers of Café Mary Grace include Cheese Rolls and Ensaymada. Treat yourself to a great meal and cap it off with your favorite lemon bar!
Where is it? Café Mary Grace is located in Taguig, Makati, Paranaque, Quezon, Pasig, and other areas in Manila.
Brunch with A:
Brunch with A’s petite lemon bars are known to be some of the tangiest lemon bars in Manila. These well-baked and chewy squares let you relish its distinct sour taste slowly. Based in New Manila and Quezon City, Brunch with A accepts online orders (lemon bars are priced at P180 for 12 pieces) every day and delivers the order between Friday and Sunday. Your weekend sweet cravings are sorted, we guess!
This last one in our list of best places for lemon bars in Manila is the solution for all your dessert cravings, from their signature cupcakes to your favorite lemon bars. The sumptuous lemon squares of M Bakery are mildly sour, have a crisp surface but are moist and delicate inside. Lightly and rightfully dusted with sugar powder, these lemon bars (each piece costing P185) are a must-try.
Where is it? Ground Floor, Unit #23 5th Avenue, One Bonifacio High Street, Taguig.
We hope our article gives you some best options to consider when you wonder where to go to satisfy your lemon bar cravings during your vacation in Manila. When your Manila holiday is all planned, do not forget to check out iEagle for cheap international flight tickets to the Philippines.