Best Broas Sticks: Pasteleria Manila

What comes into your mind when we talk about good pastries? I usually think about nicely baked warm bread with strawberries and cream on top or maybe a wide selection of artisan bread baked to perfection. Recently, I discovered a unique baking venture that will surely capture your hearts – Pasteleria Manila.

Broas Sticks


I got intrigued with their box sets of Broas Sticks. It was available in three flavors: Red Velvet, Ube and Dulce De Leche. I got to try them all for an afternoon snack. My verdict? Well, I simply love all of them to be honest. Let me give you my scores below:

Dulce De Leche (brown), Red Velvet (red), Ube (dark violet)

Dulce De Leche Broas Sticks – This was my most favorite among the three variants. It was not too sweet yet it has that creamy caramel like taste to it. It was also my family and friend’s best pick. I’ll give it an ACE.

Broas Sticks with Cocio Dark Chocolate

Red Velvet Broas Sticks – I think red velvet is a nice flavor although I’m not digging it too much. It has the balanced sweet and creamy taste. Surprisingly, it is best paired with Cocio Dark Chocolate drink. Isn’t it yummy? I’ll give it a HIT.

Broas sticks with Cocio Classic Chocolate

Ube Broas Sticks – Who doesn’t like purple yam or ube? It’s my favorite flavor especially on pastries. I love how it really taste like ube. I also love the deep dark violet color. It’s best paired with a Cocio Classic Chocolate drink It’s an ACE for me.

Brazo Cups

I think this was the cutest dessert I have tried so far this year. My younger brother really loves it and he wants some more! I love how the brazo de mercedes are cut into tiny squares and places in a cup. The flavor is well balanced: not too sweet, not bland. I also love how you can just spoon it away! It’s a perfect serving for parties or cocktail events. My score? Of course an ACE!

Brazo Cup

Mamon Bitz

What I like about Mamon Bitz is that it was soft and delicate even when it was stored for few days. It was lite and fluffy. You can taste the lemon/vanilla flavor on each bite. Isn’t it lovely? I’ll give it an ACE.

Mamon Bitz, Choco Chunk Cookies, Brazo Cups and Broas sticks

Choco Chunk Cookies

It was relatively thick yet very chewy in texture. I love it because it has generous amounts of chocolates. From the name itself, it’s chunky! My verdict? A HIT for me.

I want more!

Pasteleria Manila is a home based bakery that created Brazo Bars, Broas Sticks and Mamon Bitz. It is located at August, Congressional Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines.

You may also contact them via their official social media accounts:

Facebook: pasteleriamnl
Instagram: pasteleria_manila

25 thoughts on “Best Broas Sticks: Pasteleria Manila”

  1. Broas is like lady fingers if I’m not mistaken? It’s awesome that you found the best place to get it and it looks so good too. The packaging is lovely and would be a nice gift as well.

  2. I’ve never heard of Pasteleria Manila, but it sounds like something I might want to try. Red Velvet Broas Sticks sounds tasty.

  3. These are new to me. I have never heard of them before but they look tasty. I love sweets and I believe that these would please my sweet tooth LOL. Great packaging!

  4. It is funny, because in my country “Pastel” has nothing to do with desserts or cakes (that’s from Spanish where “cake” is “pastel”). Rather, here “Pastelerias” is a fast food place where they sell the dish “pastel” which is a thin crust pie with various fillings (usually non-sweet like cheese, vegetables and meats), fried in hot vegetable oil. 😂😂

  5. I haven’t ever seen a box like this before out here. Maybe I am just looking in the wrong area. This does look and sound delicious though. I realize they are an at home bakery but I will have to see if any of the markets near me carry this or something like it locally.

  6. Dessert is my favorite meal of the day. I would love these sweet treats! I love all things Dulce de Leche, so I would definitely start there.

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