5 Delicious Desserts to Cool You Down This Summer


A fresh new take on cold summer favorites



There’s a saying that goes: “The Philippines has two types of climate: hot and hotter.” Well, Pinoys have been told they can now expect the latter. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recently announced that summer has officially begun and even hotter days are upon us.


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On th upside, this means beach trips, tons of outdoor activities to look forward to and getting that coveted sun-kissed glow. But no summer is complete without an ice-cold treat. Here, we explore fun ways to cool down—and yes we mean desserts!



Tiramisu Soft-Serve Ice Cream from Kiss the Tiramisu

Ride the cool K-Pop wave at Kiss the Tiramisu, known for its delicious soft-serve ice cream with a distinct Tiramisu twist. A popular South Korean coffee and desserts chain, Kiss the Tiramisu opened its first branch in the Philippines in Makati, making the PH the sixth country to carry the brand outside Korea.


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Address: G/F Three Central, Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati

Phone Number: (998) 888 5477

Operating Hours: 8AM to 11PM

Get in Touch: [email protected]

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Gelato Shakes from Manila Creamery

If one cold dessert won’t cut it, how about mixing two? Manila Creamery’s Gelato Shakes are not only a one-two punch when it comes to satisfying a sweet tooth and cooling you down, but its unconventional flavors will also take your taste buds on a journey.


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Branches: UP Town Center, Malingap Central Food Hall, Industrie Food Loft and ATC Corporate Center

Phone Number: (2) 518 7447

Operating Hours: 11AM to 10PM

Get in Touch: [email protected]

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Parfaits from Bucky’s

Once a made-to-order business that caters to “non-brownie” enthusiasts, Bucky’s has grown into a full-service restaurant. Still, it stays true to its roots: attracting foodies with its delightful parfait desserts. People flock to Bucky’s for the signature Original Parfait, a combo of dark chocolate chips, marshmallows, brown butter polvoron, salted caramel syrup and chunks of Bucky’s flourless non-brownie. Other available toppings and soft-serve bases allow people to “MYOB” (Make Your Own Bucky’s Parfait).


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Address: 1210, 5666 Don Pedro, Makati

Phone Number: (2) 886 9955

Operating Hours: 12NN to 12MN on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12NN to 1AM on Fridays and Saturdays, 12NN to 10PM on Sundays, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Get in Touch: [email protected]

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Artisanal Rolled Ice Cream and Yogurt from Elait!

Elait is all about taking the rolled ice cream and yogurt trend to the next level: offering desserts even the health-conscious can enjoy. A brand that also advocates homegrown businesses and raising social awareness, Elait makes sure to source all its ingredients from local producers and farmers as well as employs PWDs—how cool is that? So cool down, chill out and support local.


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Branches: Ayala Malls the 30th, Century City Mall and SM Mall of Asia

Phone Number: (2) 886 9955

Operating Hours: 11AM to 9PM Monday through Thursday, 10AM to 10PM on Fridays and Saturdays and 10AM to 9PM on Sundays.

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Shaved Ice from Vampire Penguin

From California to Manila (two places that absolutely call for shaved ice dessert): Vampire Penguin is offering something new to those looking to beat the heat. At Vampire Penguin, you can either order ready-made variants like Mango Splash, the VP (matcha and red bean) and Strawberry Cheesecake or come up with their own shaved ice dessert combo.


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Address: 3/F Ayala Malls the 30th, Meralco Avenue

Phone Numbers: (2) 942 5261 and (936) 995 7935

Operating Hours: 11AM to 10PM daily

Get in Touch: [email protected]

Stay Connected: Facebook and Instagram


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