What is local Filipino pastries?

What is a popular Filipino dessert?

20 Most Popular Filipino Desserts You Must Try

  • Suman.
  • Sorbetes.
  • Halo-Halo.
  • Puto Bumbong.
  • Leche Flan.
  • Ube Halaya.
  • Turon.
  • Banana Cue.

Why do Filipinos love desserts?

Sugar’s place as a status symbol, its sheer addictive quality, relatively cheap prices, and our being accustomed to high levels of it in our foods can thus explain why Filipinos have a sweet tooth.

Are pastries healthy?

Most pastries, cookies, and cakes are unhealthy if eaten in excess. Packaged versions are generally made with refined sugar, refined wheat flour, and added fats. Shortening, which may be high in unhealthy trans fats, is sometimes added.

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