This is a list of Filipino desserts. Filipino cuisine consists of the food, preparation methods and eating customs found in the Philippines. The style of cooking and the food associated with it have evolved over many centuries from its Austronesian origins to a mixed cuisine of Malay, Spanish, Chinese, and American influences adapted to indigenous ingredients and the local palate.
Just as Filipino people are part Malay, Chinese and Spanish, so is the cuisine of their seven-thousand-island nation
Throughout the centuries, the islands have incorporated the cuisine of the early Malay settlers, Arab and Chinese traders, and Spanish and American colonizers along with other Oriental and Occidental accent and flavors.
Philippine food has Chinese, Malaysian, Spanish and American influences — all cultures that have shaped the Philippines.