Top 10 Cakes in Singapore

Antoinette Cake

Cakes were invented, I believe, for the sole purpose of making us happy. With so many dessert places in Singapore, we are simply spoiled for choice.

Among all the bakeries, cake shops and patisseries in Singapore, where can you find the best cakes? Which sweet treats are worth a try?

There really is no “best cake” since each one has a different story and appeals to different people accordingly. We all have our own favourite desserts, but whatever yours is, I hope you’re eating it.

Here’s my list of the top 10 cakes in Singapore.

Antoinette from Antoinette Patisserie

I had the namesake cake (milk chocolate mousse is infused with earl grey tea) when I went to the new patisserie by Chef Pang Kok Keong, and I fell in love with it.

30 Penhas Road
Tel: +65 6293 3121

Napoleon Cake Mille feuille

Napoleon Cake from Flor Patisserie

Flor Patisserie’s Mille-feuille (also known as Napoleon cake) has a layer of cake in between the layers of puff pastry and cream. I love how the puff pastry crumbled in the mouth together with the cake and cream.

2 Duxton Hill #01-01 Singapore
Tel: +65 6223 8628

Plaisir Sucré from Laurent Bernard Chocolatier

One of my favourite cakes from Laurent Bernard Cafe is the Pleasure ($9.80). The classic Plaisir Sucré comprises whipped chocolate cream and ganache in between the beautiful and delicate chocolate sheets, and a base of hazelnut and praline; it is out-of-this-world good.

80 Mohamed Sultan Road #01-11
The Pier @ Robertson Singapore
Tel: +65 6235 9007

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake from Barracks Cafe

Barracks Cafe’s rendition is the one that most people mention when you ask them where to get a good strawberry shortcake.

8D Dempsey Road
#01-01 to 06 Tanglin Village
Tel: +65 6475 7787

Tiramisu from Da Paolo Gastronomia

When it comes to the tiramisu, very few can do it better than Da Paolo. Considered by many people to be the best tiramisu in Singapore, this is definitely a must try if you are a fan of the popular Italian dessert.

290 Orchard Road
#B1-20 The Paragon

Canele Patisserie Matcha Cake

Matcha from Canele Patisserie

Smooth and delicate green tea mascarpone mousse, with chestnut cream in the middle of the cake – the Matcha cake from Canele Patisserie is a must-try for green tea lovers.

11 Unity Street #01-09
Robertson Walk Singapore
Tel: +65 6738 8145

Chocolate Amer from Bakerzin

The flawless combination of flour-less chocolate sponge and bitter chocolate mousse makes the Chocolate Amer one of my favourite cakes from Bakerzin.

3 Temasek Boulevard
#B1-016 Suntec City Mall
Tel: +65 6338 4656

Chiffon Cake

Chiffon Cake from Tampopo Deli

The chiffon cake from Tampopo Deli is one of the most under-rated cakes. Try it and you’ll know why it is in my list of top 10 cakes in Singapore.

177 River Valley road
#B1-16 Liang Court
Tel: 6338 7386

Max Brenner Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake from Max Brenner

No words are required. This picture tells you everything you need to know about the chocolate lava cake from Max Brenner.

8 Raffles Avenue
#01-06/08 Esplanade Mall
Tel: +65 6235 9556

Patisserie Glace Strawberry Souffle

Strawberry Souffle from Patisserie Glace

This is Patisserie Glace’s Strawberry Souffle, also known as the gateway to heaven. To me, this is one of the best cakes that I’ve ever eaten.

12 Gopeng Street #01-33/34
ICON Village Singapore
Tel: +65 6400 0247

For more recommendations, please read my list of best dessert places in Singapore


Did u manage to have Saint Honore L’Amore at Antoinette?I heard the choux pastry is really good!! I truly would love to try their All-Day breakfast soon!!!! Dying to try their thick french toasts! Yum…

I will update if I get there :)

Love this post! I enjoyed a family vacation to Singapore 2 years ago and didn’t have enough time to explore all the great eats. Though I couldn’t leave without enjoying a Singapore Sling from The Raffles. I must try all these fantastic cakes you just suggested. Must go back soon!

Have tried The Antoinette at their lavendar outlet.. had a fun time poking the ‘pimple’ :P

simply love the whole setting of the cafe! such a great place for spending time with galfrens or perhaps a nice romantic dinner .. plus the cakes!

erm.. but of coz such places comes with a price tag :P

Great list! Now I know where I should go to accommodate my cake cravings^^ This is really helpful.

Thanks a lot!

wow..except for Max Benner and Barrack Cafe, i have tried the rest. My all time favourite would be da paolo.

Hi, thanks for recommending all the nice dessert in Singapore. Recently I went to Antoinette Fench Pastry, the Antoinette milk chocolate cake was good n it was not too sweet. The French toast with hot chocolate was great too but not the iced chocolate drink. I find that the ice chocolate drink was not as thick as Max Benner.

Too bad I didn’t stay long in Singapore last time I was there. If I’d have stayed for more than a week and I’ve seen this post, I’ll probably be raving about those places too. Next time I visit Singapore, I’ll try to visit these places! Thanks for the info!

I love the Chiffon Cake from Tempopo too! Unfortunately, they have change the recipe and I find it is not as soft as before. Nevertheless, I still eat it when I crave for it. And always have it on my birthday.

totally have to agree with the Tiramisu at Da Paolo Gastronomia!!! My all-time favourite :)

Weell, check out this place called the Long Black Cafe at 20 Biopolis Way, Centros Block. They have great set lunches and nice tiramisu too and the MUST TRY = COFFEE. However, bear in mind they are only open on weekdays and last order is at 7.30pm :)

Maybe you would like to try High Society @ Marina Bay Sands. My friend Juvena is the pastry chef there.

they all look so so good, what do you think of swirls bake shop? i like their red velvet cupcakes~~~ :)

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