UPDATE: Sweetmates (It’s All about Cream Puffs)
Cream puffs … I remember the first time I tried some. My sister brought some home from … err, that source, escapes me. *hihi But from that moment, profiteroles were one of the go to baked goodies that we bought from various bakeries.
I’ve tried regular cream puffs, cream puffs that are not so puffy (but tasty nonetheless), dry cream puffs, good cream puffs, cream puffs that are true to their name – full of cream, etc. =D
It seems we got over the choux à la crème craze and it was not until we took a bite of Sweetmates‘ cream puffs that our taste for this was reawakened. (“,)
The Anatomy of A Good Cream Puff
So what makes a good cream puff?
1.) The Successful Reinvention of the Wheel:
So many cream puffs in the city/world, so little time. That’s what I found out trying the varieties that bakeries in the city had to offer. Sweetmates did everything right by making theirs stand out from the crowd. Fabulously surprising, dah-ling, fabulous! =)
They offer a wide selection of flavors for their choux à la crème; caramel, chocolate, cookies and creme, raspberry, almond cream cheese, to name a few of them.
Note the picture below.
(It’s so big, it can rightly be referred to as a cream boom. *heeharhar)
With a good sized profiterole like this, there will be more scrumptious bites for one. (Or you can share it with someone you’re sweet on. *giggles) Me, I prefer it to be “Mine, all MINE!” *maniacal laugh, maniacal laugh
The way that Sweetmates bakes this will sit well with a lot of people. The eclair shell is densely packed (just the way Race likes bread and dessert) but nicely moist (my preference). Even when you get a bit of it without the topping or the cream, it holds its own. (It’s so good, you’ll be running your teeth on the paper liner on the bottoms of these puffs, too. =b)
4. The Cream in the Puff:
Mmm, caramel-y! (for the caramel flavored one, obviously … which is my favorite so far, although I still have to sample raspberry, almond cheese cake, and choco hazelnut. =D) A perfectly prepared custard that’s milky sweet without a hint of egg ‘lansa‘. Oh joy!
For the other two types of fillings, they make for a true blue cream puff. You want chocolate, you’ve got chocolate. You want cookies and creme, you’ve got cookies and creme. Oohh-reo. *contented sighs
Finger-licking good. (Or should I say, baking cup scraping good.)
But don’t just take my word for it. Go get yourself a pink box (or two or three) of Sweetmates cream puffs (and other delectable treats). ^^,
NOTE: Sweetmates cream puffs and cream puff juniors sell like hotcakes. I suggest you ‘Like’ their Facebook page, Sweetmates Cakes, to get notified of their availability.
More about the Sweetmates store? Click here.
Tags: #1, 1 peso, additional information, additional information baguio food, adventure, affordable, all about cream puff, almond cream cheese, ambiance, anatomy of a good cream puff, available, backstreet, Baguio, baguio best restaurants, Baguio City, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City Philippines, baguio eat, baguio eats, Baguio eatsploration, Baguio eatsplorer, Baguio eatsplorers, baguio food, baguio food adventure, baguio food adventures, baguio food blog, Baguio food blogger, Baguio food establishments, baguio food guide, baguio food landmark, baguio food map, baguio food photo blog, baguio food quest, Baguio food review, Baguio food reviews, baguio food trip, Baguio foodie, Baguio foodie blogger, Baguio foodies, baguio foods, baguio guide, baguio guide what to eat, Baguio Philippines, baguio restaurant blog, baguio restaurant blogs, Baguio restaurant connoisseur, Baguio restaurant food, baguio restaurant guide, baguio restaurant map, Baguio restaurant review, Baguio restaurant reviews, Baguio restaurants review, Baguio restaurants reviews, baguio restaurants to eat, baguio sweetmates cream puffs, Baguio where to eat, bake, baked goodies, baking cup, baking cup scraping, baking cup scraping good, baking liner, best, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, binge, bite of sweetmates, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, bread, breakfast, budget, budget friendly, business, businesses, caramel, caramely, center, chest, chests, choco hazelnut, chocolate, choux à la crème, city, city center, City of Pines, comfort, comfort food, comfort in the familiar, compare, comparison, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, connoisseur, contented, cook, cookies and cream, cookies and creme, cost, costs, craving, cravings, cream, cream boom, cream in the puff, cream puff, cream puff baguio, cream puff craze, cream puff filling, cream puff flavors, cream puff for sharing, cream puff in baguio, cream puff liner, cream puff shell, cream puffita, cream puffs baguio, cross section, cross section of cream puff, cupcake liner, custard, customer, customers, delectable, delicious, delight, delights, dense, densely packed, desserts, dining around baguio, dining out, dinner, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, eat, eat baguio food, eat out baguio, eateries, eatery, eating out Baguio, eating out in baguio, eats, eats baguio food, eats baguio foods, eats in Baguio, eats in Baguio City, eats-ploration baguio, eats-plore, eats-plore baguio, eatsploration, eatsplore, eatsplore baguio, eatsplorer, eatsplorers, eatsploring Baguio, eclair shell, eggy, establishment, establishments, explore, explore Baguio city, explorer, explorers, fabulously surprising, Facebook, Facebook page, fancy, fantastic, favorite cream puff, filling, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, finger licking good, flavorful, flavors, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food trip, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, funds, gastronomic, good, good Baguio food, good cream puff, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, good size, good sized cream puff, great, great time, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, hazel nut, hazel sweetmates baguio, hidden, hold its own, hotel, huge ass cream puff, huge cream puffs, hunt, it's all about cream puffs, junior cream puff, Karla, lansa, Legarda Road, Legarda Road Baguio, life, life in excess, Like Facebook page, liner, list, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, lunch, maniacal laugh, mark, marks, memories, memory, menu, milky sweet custard, mine all mine, moist, must try, must try baguio food, must try Baguio restaurant, must try food in baguio, must try in baguio, Must try restaurant in baguio, must trys baguio, no hint of egg lansa, no.1, no1, not so puffy, notification, notification of availability, OA, one peso, one peso coin, open for business, oreo, origins, outskirts, P3, P3 food trip, pampering, passion, passion for food, perfectly prepared custard, Philippines, photoblog Baguio, photos, pines, pink box, place, places, places to eat, price, profiterole, profiteroles, quest, quests, Race, raspberry, rating, ratings, regular cream puff, reinvent the wheel, reinvention, restaurant, restaurants, run teeth on liner, scrumptious, scrumptious bites, search, searching, secret, sell like hotcakes, service, share, simple, sit well, size, size comparison, snack, snacks, spot, stand out, stand out cream puff, staple, successful reinvention, supplement, supplement baguio food, suprising, sweet, sweet makes cakes, sweet mates, sweet mates Baguio, sweet mates cakes baguio, sweet mates cream puff juniors, Sweetmates, sweetmates baguio, Sweetmates cakes, sweetmates cakes baguio, sweetmates cakes baguio legarda, sweetmates cream puff pink box, sweetmates cream puffitas, sweetmates cream puffs, sweetmates desserts, sweetmates Facebook, sweetmates legarda road, sweetmates pink box, taste, taste reawakened, tasty, the spot, time, tips, tips dining out Baguio, topping, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, true blue cream puff, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, update, update baguio, update baguio food blog, update baguio restaurant blog, where to eat, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, wide selection of pastries, x, x marks baguio food in baguio map, x marks baguio restaurants in baguio map, X marks the spot, x section, X-section of cream puff, Xine, xine favorites, xmarks, xmarks baguio, xmarks baguio food, xmarks baguio restaurants
Search for Good Baguio Food
X Marks the Spot for Good Baguio Foods is a personal blog. Everything posted in this blog is PERSONAL OPINION DERIVED FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE and since TASTE can be pretty SUBJECTIVE, should NOT be taken as THE NORM or the LAW OF DINING around in the City of Pines.
Its (prosaic =b) contents are meant to help with the question “san tayo?”/where do we go? in relation to eating out in Baguio, to ENCOURAGE EXPLORING (eatsploring) and TRYING NEW THINGS offered in the City of Pines.
By all means, eat where you want to eat and eat what you want to eat. May you have a great experience with all the places you visit and may all the restaurants you go to deserve a ton of treasure chests! (“,)
(Also, if you have any second thoughts about a certain place you arrive at, please DON'T LET THIS BLOG BE THE REASON YOU ARE FORCED into ending up anywhere. If the restaurant doesn’t have what you want, please FEEL FREE TO WALK AWAY.)
Who Picks Up the Tab? ^^,
Relive Recent Eatscapades =)
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (64)
- *Comfort in the Familiar a.k.a Xine's Favorites (",) (78)
- Accommodation Dining (Eating at Baguio Hotels, Inns, etc.) – Is It Worth It? (68)
- Baguio Breakfast Buffet Bonanza (9)
- Baguio Diner Dash Competition (5)
- Baguio Food Photo/Blog (74)
- Contrasts & Comparisons (16)
- Fine & Fancy … Dress to the Nines Dining (or not, if you don't want to =b) (25)
- Food for Thought a.k.a Think Before You Eat (5)
- Healthy Eats, Shoots and Leaves …and then some (16)
- New in Town (128)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (18)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (49)
- Uncategorized (24)
- Updates & Supplements (82)
- ~*Intermission*~ (45)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)