Cavite City is not only known for its rich heritage churches, religious icons, sprawling plazas, ancestral houses but also its rich culinary heritage.
A visit to the city is incomplete without tasting and bringing home of their well-loved pastries, cookies, cakes and breads.
Dizon Bakery is one such iconic landmark, Its signage is simple and their recipe was handed down to at least three generations.
It was the grandparents of the current proprietor who started the business.
Mr. Jose Aguinaldo-Dizon ( third generation proprietor)
The bakery was one of the few approved supplier of breads and pastry when the United States Naval station from the 1950’s to the early 1970’s.
The baking equipment are heavy duty and they have a large space. We were fortunate that they allowed the group to see the process of making breads and how they still use the traditional furnace for baking.
industrial baking equiptments
a baker making pastries
They still use pugon fired oven to cooked their breads and because they still use firewood in cooking their breads and pastries, Their breads and pastries had a distinct flavor and taste.
Ms. Zenith Dizon
10.) Vegan Chocolate Cookies – This are sold for Php 100 per pack, ideal for pasalubongs.
9.) Panderacion -Sold per pack and the soft bun goes well with local spread like mayonnaise , margarine, butter. This is more popularly called “Monay” in many parts of the country, But the owner changed the name to panderacion.
8.) Matsakaw– These toasted bread are ideal for snacks and goes well with hot chocolate, tea or coffee. ( Php 15 per pack)
7.) Kenkoy – The rectangular biscuit was named after a popular comic character Francisco “Kenkoy” Harabas . “Kenkoy” was popular until the late 1960’s. The biscuit goes well with hot chocolate, coffee, tea. (Php 35 per pack).
6.) Polvoron Cookies – These is a perfect combination of polvoron and cookie.
ensaimada special ( queso de bola with salted egg) and Ube flavored ensaimada
Ensaimadas ( ordinary )
5.) Ensaimadas– Comes in salted egg or Ube flavored ones. This taste different from other ensaimadas / ensaymadas. Ordinary ones cost Php 12.00
Empanadas with cheese and Empanada chicken ( Php 27.00)
4.) Empanadas – The empanadas is not cooked in cooking oil but baked on their pugon.
3.) Malunggay Pandesal – The pandesal is had an extra ingredient which adds more flavor and nutrient to the common bread. It is cooked in pugon which adds flavor and had a distinct taste.
Coconut bun or Pan de Coco ala Dizon
2.) Coconut Bread or Pan de Coco – The coconut bread or Pan de Coco is a soft doughy bread with sweeten grated coconut meat. What makes this bread quite special is the pandan leaves wrapped around the bun. Php 12.00 per piece.
1.) Salakot – This is a soft dough bread is called “salakot’ due to the shape of the bread. this goes well with Quesillo or Kesong Puti. This bread also goes well with almost any kind of sandwich spread, liver spread, scrambled egg or spam. ( Php 65 per pack)
Aside from these specialties, The bakery had ube and monggo loaf, apas, sampalok, pacencia cookies, coconut cookies,peanut cookies, oatmeal cookies, French bread, wheat bread, butter toast, banana walnut bread, ube halaya, chocolate crinkles, leche flan, bread pudding, hopia, classic pullman bread, chocolate fudee, sansrival, yema cake buko, pineapple, apple and egg pies and others.
The breads,cakes and pastries can be pre-order and can be delivered via lalamove.
Email : email@example.com
FB and IG: @dizonbakery
Contact : (046) 431 1912/ (0936) 324 7498
Address: 618 P. Burgos Ave, Caridad, Cavite City, 4100 Cavite
Operations : Monday to Saturday
Operational Hours; 6:00 am to 8:30 pm