Where to buy Cronuts in Manila?

Cronut. Croissant donut. Croissant doughnut. Cronutz. Kronut. Whatever they call it, one thing is for sure, another food craze hits Manila. After cupcakes, milk tea, macarons, and ramen, foodies are going nuts about cronuts.

CRONUT is now trademarked by Dominique Ansel, who started the cronut craze in New York. Here is the Cronut 101:

Described by many as a half croissant, half doughnut — this pastry hybrid by Chef Dominique Ansel is taking the world by storm. After its launch on May 10, 2013, Cronut fans spanned the world from Berlin to Singapore, making it the most viral dessert item to date.

Now the question is, where to buy cronuts here in Manila?

1. Wildflour Cafe + Bakery in The Podium, Ortigas and Fort Bonifacio, Taguig

Wildflour’s Croissant Donut

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Happy Lemon’s Cocoa with Rock Salt and Cheese

While at the 4th level of Trinoma on our way to Mexicali, I noticed a long queue of people just beside the carousel and found out that it’s for Happy Lemon. They now have a branch in Trinoma. And to satisfy my curiosity on why Happy Lemon is called World’s Yummy Drinks, I have to fall in line and try the famous Rock Salt and Cheese variants.

Happy Lemon Cocoa with Rock Salt and Cheese, large, Php 100

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Time for Chatime!

The milk tea craze heats up! After Serenitea and Happy Lemon, now here’s Chatime. I only tried Serenitea and although, they’re good, I never got addicted to it because there are no branches near my place. Same with Chatime, while my online friends were already raving about Chatime months ago, I only got to try it last week at their SM Mall of Asia branch. Well, I almost tried it in one of the malls in Orchard Road, Singapore but the lines are long.

Chatime SM Mall of Asia branch

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