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Must-try bento cakes around the Metro

Must-try bento cakes around the Metro

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BENTO CAKES, mini cakes, or lunchbox cakes are trendy treats that fit all your sweet cravings and Instagram needs in cute little boxes. These cakes are South Korean bakers' answer to their neighbor Japan’s bento lunch boxes. The Japanese term “bento,” which means lunch box or packed meal, was adopted to refer to cakes that are small in size but not in quality.  These “kawaii” lunch boxed cakes are not just decorated to fit in one’s Instagram feeds, or flavored just to linger in one’s lips.   Because of the cakes’ midget size, they are also portioned to keep forever out of our hips, as the saying goes.  The Flame filtered out the overwhelming lists of “must-try” South Korean-inspired cakes to find the bento-est of them all in Metro Manila. Delicielo Can a person have their...