Here’s where you can get the best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

These pandesals are just oh-so yam-my! Get it?

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Ube has hit a kind of rise the past few years. From its welcome appearance on Steven Universe to the gold-covered ube donut by Manila Social Club in Miami, the humble purple yam, as we know it, has undeniably hit the mainstream. But there’s one thing our Stateside friends have yet to try: the ube pandesal!

Packed with the distinct flavor of ube and typically stuffed with cheese and ube halaya inside, this trendy take on the Filipino breakfast staple is making strides as a modern classic.

In this article, we’re listing down some of the best ube pandesals we’ve found in the metro. We scoured everywhere, from boutique bakeries to big food chains, so make sure to check them all out!

The 7 best ube pandesal in Metro Manila

  1. Ube Cheesedesal by Little Chef PH
  2. Ube Cheese Pandesal by LaViestdale
  3. Ube-Cheese Flavored Pandesal by Miss B.’s Infused Honey
  4. Ube Cheese Pandesal by The French Baker
  5. Ube Leche Flan Pandesal by Bungalow Cafe & Bakery
  6. Ube Pandesal with Cheese by Julie’s Bakeshop
  7. Ube Keso Pandesal by Baby Pat
  8. BONUS! Ube Cheese Bites by Auntie Anne’s

Ube Cheese Pandesal – Little Chef PH

Let’s start our list off with perhaps the most famous one, the Ube Cheese Pandesal by Little Chef PH. As seen recently on Umagang Kay Ganda, this little piece of purple heaven gets everything perfect: a soft, pillowy bread with a custardy ube-cheese filling.

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Little Chef PH
18 Tangali St., Brgy. San Jose, Quezon City
For orders, text: +63 977 844 1329
Follow @littlechefbakingstudio on Instagram

Ube Cheese Pandesal – LaViestdale

Want something more bougie? Try LaViestdale’s Ube Cheese Pandesal. Their buns are filled with sweet ube halaya and rich cream cheese to make each bite absolutely delish.

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

LaViestdale
South Greenheights Village, Muntinlupa City
To order, DM LaViestdale’s Instagram
Follow @laviestdale on Instagram

Ube-Cheese Flavored Pandesal – Miss B.’s Infused Honey

Miss B.’s box of premium pandesals is a crowd-pleasing favorite. It’s a perfect mix of sweet and savory treats, with flavors like chocolate, caramel, matcha, cheesy egg, and of course ube-cheese ready to give your breakfast a yummy kick.

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Miss B.’s Infused Honey
To order, DM Miss B. on Instagram
Follow @missb_infusedhoney on Instagram

Ube Cheese Pandesal – The French Baker

The French Baker is home to a ton of fine-tasting bread and pastries. It has had a reputation of “that cafe-bakery my lolo/lola always goes to”, but their recent offerings seem like perfect-fits for younger foodies. That includes their brand-new Ube Cheese Pandesal, which, just like TFB’s other offerings, tastes great. A definite must-try!

Watch this kick-ass video they made, too!

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

The French Baker
Multiple branches all over the Metro
Order via GrabFood or Foodpanda
Follow @thefrenchbakerph on Instagram

Ube Leche Flan Pandesal – Bungalow Cafe & Bakery

Want dessert for breakfast? You can! Bungalow’s take on the ube pandesal is just perfect for those of you who feel a bit indulgent and adventurous. You see, stuffed inside the soft ube bun is both a layer of ube halaya and leche flan. If you’re feeling a little festive, this is the one to get.

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Bungalow Cafe & Bakery
Molito Lifestyle Center, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
To order, DM or call (02) 8282 4546 – for pickup or takeout only
Follow @bungalowcafe on Instagram

Ube Pandesal with Cheese – Julie’s Bakeshop

Julie’s Bakeshop offers the most affordable option here. But don’t let that fool you. It tastes just like the pandesal you grew up eating every morning, but with a nice ube and cheese flavor to it! Seriously, you’ll down so many of this in one sitting.

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Julie’s Bakeshop
Multiple branches all over the Metro
Order via GrabFood
Follow @juliesbakeshop on Instagram

Ube Keso Pandesal – Baby Pat

There’s something distinctly homemade about Baby Pat’s Ube Keso Pandesal. It’s so soft, chewy, and tasty! There’s a nice cheese crust on top, too. That is just absolutely to-die-for!

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Baby Pat Breads & Pastries
To order, Viber: +63 933 318 9449
Follow @mybabypat on Instagram

BONUS! Ube Cheese Bites – Auntie Anne’s

Auntie Anne’s is best known for their pretzels, but did you know they offer an ube dessert, too? And I’m glad I tried it! These bite-sized little demons explode in your mouth with a silky, sweet ube filling! You’ll finish a whole box so darn fast, I tell you.

LISTED: The Best Ube Pandesal in Metro Manila

Auntie Anne’s
Multiple branches all over the Metro
Order via GrabFood or Foodpanda
Follow @auntieannesphl on Instagram

Want to make your own ube cheesy pandesal?

There are apparently some thinking that pandesal is this difficult bread to make. It isn’t. The video below shows just how easy it is to make some for yourself.