Cakes are almost synonymous to celebrations! I would request for a slice or a whole cake to be served among friends or family during life milestones. Apart from ice cream and donuts, cakes are treats I bring home to my younger siblings during weekends. It may not be an expensive one each time, but tasting cakes of different flavours has been a pleasurable bonding experience for us.
I recently discovered home spun cake creations by Pastry Chef Arnold Bautista. Cafe 1771 presents smooth and velvety to smooth cakes without guilt. They are currently offering petite cakes available in 2-inch round sizes (good for 2 persons),which can be a perfect gift for graduation. These are in various flavours to match your taste.
Rose Noire being sold at Php250 is a delightful surprise for certified chocolate lovers. Lavish layers of Valrhona dark chocolate with hazel nut praline sits on a crunchy crust, making this chocolate-loaded creation also comes with a surprise at the center.
Evasion (Php 270 net) promises an evasive combo of white and dark chocolates with cream cheese and fresh strawberry in a lightly crispy feullentine at the center. What’s more to love about this cake is that it’s not too sweet and amazingly creamy.
If you can’t get enough of white and dark chocolate pralines and enjoy a play of texture like me, the Gianduja Truffle Mousse (P250 net) can be your bet. It is light, pillowy and comes with a nutty center. Its base is made of chocolate sponge then followed by marshmallows with cashew nuts and topped off with chocolate mousse as a velvety finish.
1771 Group of Restaurants signature dessert, the sugar-free coffee pie (Php 220 net) is an epic recipe from the family of Executive Chef Vicky Rose-Pacheco for over twenty years. The addicting secret is in the crisp texture of the combined flavors of Dutch cocoa and coffee with cashew nuts. And with no bells and whistles or outré ingredients, this version is sweetened with coconut sugar and lightly dusted with cocoa for an awfully memorable dessert minus the guilt.
For an extra touch of something dreamy and decadent to welcome another chapter of a hard working graduate, give these mini cakes as a surprise, guaranteed to communicate your love and best wishes! For advance orders, call 631-7340.
Café 1771 is located at 1771 El Pueblo, ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Operating hours from Monday to Saturday is 7am to 10pm while Sunday is 7am to 3pm. For inquiries, call 631-7340/470-6559/0917-8660442.
Café 1771 is a member of the 1771 Group of Restaurants that include Chateau 1771 in Greenbelt 5, Sentro 1771 in Greenbelt 3, Sentro 1771 in Serendra, Bonifacio Global City, WB 1771 & Sidebar in El Pueblo Real de Manila, ADB Avenue cor. Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City