Foodie Guide: 7 Desserts To Beat The Summer Heat in Manila This April

Summer is officially here! There’s no better way to beat the heat than to sip on refreshing drinks and munch on sweet desserts! If you’re just like us dreading the scorching heat being felt all over the Metro, now is definitely the time to know about the best summer desserts in Manila.  

There are two things everyone loves getting their hands on: desserts and money-saving deals. You’d definitely appreciate this list of summer desserts that don’t break the bank. So what are you waiting for? Treat yourself because these are the seven best ones we’ve spotted.

Chatime Passion Fruit Green Tea

Summer Desserts in Manila: Chatime Passionfruit Green Tea
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While Chatime is well-loved by lining customers for their milk tea, you shouldn’t miss on their Passion Fruit Green Tea (₱95) because each sip is extra refreshing. The passion fruit has the right amount of sweet and tarty flavors, while the jasmine green tea is perfectly delicate with floral notes. 

Head’s up, ARMYs! The best part is, when you order any drink from Chatime, you can sip your way to cute BT21 premium items. Until the end of April, you can use your Chatime loyalty points and get BT21 merch like a magnet clip (40 points), cup sleeve (110 points), clear tumbler (220 points), and purple flask (390 points). This promo is available until April 30. Order by dialing 8876-1111 for delivery or pickup at SM.

Dakasi Halo Halo Smoothie

Dakasi Halo Halo Smoothie
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Halo halo is definitely one of the best summer desserts in Manila. For only P140, you can try Dakasi’s new Halo Halo Smoothie packed with all the best toppings! Pearls, red bean, coconut jelly, aloe vera, grass jelly, egg pudding, and konnyaku pearl! Hurry because this promo is valid until May 31, 2021 only! Order by dialing 8876-1111 for delivery or pickup at SM.

Dairy Queen To-Go Tin Cakes 

Dairy Queen To Go Tin Cakes
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Packaged in a quart-sized reusable tin can, Dairy Queen’s To-Go Tin Cakes (P399) features three all-new flavors nestled in rich, creamy ice cream cake goodness! Choose from Strawberry Cashew Cheesecake, Choco Oreo, and Mango Cheesecake. This promo is available for delivery through 8876-1111,, or via take-out.

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf Mocha Ice Blended Coffee 

Coffee Bean Mocha Ice Blended
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Need your ice-blended coffee fix? Don’t worry, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf delivers their Original Mocha for only P165! It’s cool, refreshing, and has the right amount of coffee to kick start your day. It’s the perfect summer drink! Plus, you can get a regular-sized Ice Blended drink for only P100 every Monday. This promo is valid from April 5 to May 17, 2021 for take-out! See the mechanics here.

Llaollao Do It Yourself Sanum Kit 

Beat the scorching heat with not just one, but two cups of delicious frozen yogurt from Llaollao. With the Do It Yourself Kit (P220), you can customize your froyos with 3 fruits, 2 crunches, and 1 sauce. Plus, you can have this delivered right to your doorstep as this deal is available for delivery! 

Black Scoop Cafe Hershey’s Milk Tea

Black Scoop Hershey Milk Tea
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There’s just something about milk tea that keeps everyone coming back for more. It’s refreshing and thirst-quenching—perfect for a summer dessert! Try out Black Scoop Cafe’s Hershey’s Milk Tea for only P120. This is available for takeout and delivery. Order by dialing 8876-1111! 


J.CO Jcoffee
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If you think coffee doesn’t make a good summer dessert in Manila, think again. J.CO’s delicious espresso beverages have that perfect balance of creaminess and bitterness. Plus, it can be served iced!

Now you can grab your favorite J.CO drink and sip wherever the day may take you with the Bottled Iced J.COFFEE drinks. Prices start at P150 and every bottle is available for take-out and delivery!

Key Takeaway

Call To Order

At SM Shopmag, we’re here to help you find the best summer desserts in Manila. 

So head to the SM Malls Online App or call 8876-1111 to order something seriously delicious today!

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