List of Philippine desserts
This is a list of Filipino desserts. Filipino cuisine consists of the food, preparation methods and eating customs found in the Philippines. The style of cooking and the food associated with it have evolved over many centuries from its Austronesian origins to a mixed cuisine of Malay, Spanish, Chinese, and American influences adapted to indigenous ingredients and the local palate.
- Banana cue
- Baye baye
- Brazo de Mercedes - a rolled meringue cake filled with a lemon-flavoured custard
- Buko pie – a traditional Filipino baked young-coconut (malauhog) custard pie. It is considered a specialty in the city of San Pablo City, Laguna located on the island of Luzon
- Camote cue
- Crema de fruta (mango float)
- Cassava cake
- Leche flan
- Maíz con hielo
- Maja blanca
- Nata de coco
- Sans rival
- Sorbetes – the traditional variation of ice cream made in the Philippines, it is uniquely made from coconut milk, unlike other iced desserts that are made from animal milk.
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