Get ready for drool-worthy desserts to take centre stage. From the sizzling to the melting, rich to refreshing, smooth to textured, we've found the finest cakes and desserts in Singapore.
1. Durian Sago, Ah Chew Desserts
What could be better – or more quintessentially Singapore – than a cool durian sago? Ah Chew offer up an awesome range of deserts, with a focus on the classic. Grass jelly, glutinous rice and steamed egg desserts all show up on the menu, but it's the ice-cold sago pudding we plump for every time.
Where: Ah Chew Desserts, Novena
2. You Tiao with Chicken Floss and Salted Egg Yolk, Dessert Story
'Once upon a time' is not the way this Dessert Story begins. Rather, it begins with traditional Asian desserts and goes from there. You tiao, the fried dough sticks, are a favourite that'll leave a smile on your face. And pairing them with salted egg yolk and savoury chicken floss makes this munchie one you won't want to miss out on.
Where: Dessert Story, Junction 8
3. Delcie's Desserts And Cakes
Delcie's is a Singapore fixture, offering natural cake recipes free of eggs, dairy and chemicals – it's one of the city's leading healthy bakeries. Try the vegan and diabetic-friendly molten chocolate cupcake, or a slice of the vegan red velvet cake – colouring made from beet and dairy-free cream cheese filling means that anyone can enjoy the timeless classic.
Where: Delcie's Desserts And Cakes, Whampoa West
Emicakes does the trifecta of cake, fruit and cream so well, and constantly have new specials in their stores. The Peach Mango is one of their most popular desserts, and you can see why – light mango mousse is packed between layers of their signature vanilla chiffon cake, with cubes of sweet peach bringing it all together. Order a whole cake, and enjoy sharing with your loved ones.
Where: Emicakes, four locations
5. Fried Durian Roll with Vanilla Ice-Cream, Hong Kong Dessert
Hong Kong Dessert is about bringing the best of worlds and ingredients together. The fried rolls with variations like banana, avocado or durian are warm and crispy, served with melting vanilla ice-cream. The sweet fruits are the ultimate partner for the sweet pastry and milky ice-cream – so enjoy the contrast of textures and flavours.
Where: Hong Kong Dessert, Ang Mo Kio
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