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    Pasalubong: Baguio Country Club Raisin Bread

    For Tutubi, the most compelling reason to choose Baguio Country Club over The Manor, Club John Hay is simply the famous Raisin Bread of the 100 year old institution in Baguio City where the rich and famous stay.

    Aptly named Raisin Bread in honor of its famous product, the Raisin Bread is also known for its banana bread and other pastries, desserts and a hang-out place at Baguio Country Club.

    baguio country club raisin bread coffee shopBaguio Country Club Raisin Bread counter where you can order cakes, pastries, coffee et al besides raisin bread

    baguio country club raisin bread price packaging

    baguio country club raisin bread pastryRaisin Bread with full of succulent raisins for the sweet toothed people and those in need of fiber

    Raisin breads are priced at P130.00 (large) and comes with the distinctive green paper bag of Baguio Country Club. Note that you can't buy raisin bread, banana bread or any other product at Raisin Bread (or avail of other Baguio Country Club services) if you're not a member or currently checked in. It was mentioned the popular Baguio pasalubong will soon be sold at SM City Baguio but not definite date has been given (nor a plan to sell it it Metro Manila, if you know of any Manila pastry shop that sells similarly good raisin breads at less price, please do hit the comment button)

    Tutubi stayed at Baguio Country Club during the last long weekend of April 9-11 (Araw ng Kagitingan) but it doesn't mean he's rich nor famous, it's just another one of his company's activities that he co-organized that took him for a planning trip to the City of Pines during the recent Panagbenga Festival (when the stars of ABS-CBN were billeted).

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    posted by GingGoy @ 8:44 PM,


    At Apr 12, 2010, 7:28:00 PM, Blogger Kat said...

    Hi Tutubi,

    The Baguio Country Club Banana Bread and Raisin Bread may also be purchased at Villa Cordillera along Outlook Drive and at the convenience store of the Caltex gasoline station on Legarda Avenue in Baguio City. Prices though are about 15 pesos higher.

    At Apr 12, 2010, 8:39:00 PM, Blogger carlotta1924 said...

    i love eating their raisin bread and cheese bread slathered with lots of butter. :D

    At Apr 13, 2010, 9:51:00 AM, Blogger GingGoy said...

    kat sulit, thanks for the tip. at least I can buy the pasalubong even if i'm not checked in at the expensive and exclusive place :P

    carlotta, yeah, shelf life of the breads just 3 days, beyond that medyo matigas na sya...don't refrigerate, just store at room temperature

    At Apr 13, 2010, 7:35:00 PM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    Raisin bread: sounds just delicious!

    At Apr 14, 2010, 6:21:00 PM, Blogger Jasper said...

    i agree! paborito ni mommy yan! parati ako bumibili :)

    pero since we are not members of BCC, and sometimes hindi member din kasama ko, nadiscover ko yung Villa Cordillera, sa likod sya ng BCC, owned by same group or co-managed i believe :)

    At Apr 15, 2010, 6:22:00 AM, Anonymous Mike said...

    Yum! I've been to Baguio once but I havent tried that scrumptious raisin bread.

    At Apr 15, 2010, 6:41:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    i haven't tried this yet and will try remember when i get a chance to be in baguio again. parang ang sarap nga ng raisin bread! =)

    At Apr 16, 2010, 7:53:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    Mukhang ang sarap sarap nga. The raisins are huge and plump. My mouth is watering. Your fault.

    At Apr 19, 2010, 10:14:00 AM, Anonymous bw said...

    that's a very attractive and scrumptious looking raisin bread. I want one right now !

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    At May 16, 2010, 8:56:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    gusto ko buy nyan bukas sa caltex


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