Best Restaurants in Baguio : Chocolate de Batirol

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We ‘ve been visiting Chocolate de Batirol for the past few years .  We never grow tired of the quaint rustic ambiance.

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I often love coming here just to sit and enjoy warm native delicacies with the cool Baguio weather (24 degrees when we went this summer).

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We decided to order the Group of 4 meal for Php 480 which has 4 Original Chocolate de Batirol with one Bibingka and one Suman sa Lihia.

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Chocolate de Batirol is a hot thick bittersweet native chocolate drink made with roasted cocoa and ground peanuts. The chocolate is prepared in copper pitchers called tsokolateras.  Batirol is a kind of wooden whisk used to stir in the ground peanuts to give the cocoa a grainy texture.

There are other kinds of chocolate de batirol flavors like orange, strawberry or almond, but the original one is still our favorite.

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The bibingka is a local rice cake made the old fashioned way with banana leaves.  Ground rice flour, coconut milk, eggs, and baking powder with fresh dessicated coconut on top.

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Suman sa Lihiya.  Suman is another kind of rice cake made with lye water, sugar and dessicated coconut.

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Chocolate de Batirol is certainly worth a visit with family.

 

Chocolate de Batirol

Camp John Hay

Baguio

 

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