Desserts. We eat them whenever we are angry, bored, happy or sad.
It is true that they make us feel better, even if it is just a temporary relief. But living in the world’s most expensive city means we often have to fork out ridiculous amounts just for a pretty dessert. Well, the good news is – that’s not always the case, as long as you look hard enough. Or know where to look.
Our team has expanded our waistlines just to curate this guide of affordable and delicious sweet treats in Singapore that everyone can seek comfort from without breaking the bank. You are welcome.
We present to you The Ultimate Guide To 30 Awesome Desserts Under S$8 In Singapore.
Singapore is home to many dessert monsters and this craze for desserts has led to a spike in dessert places in Singapore over the last decade. Ranging from the ever popular chocolate waffles to the trending Korean Bingsu, Somerset is one area in Orchard Road, Singapore that boasts a whole slew of dessert options.
Just in that area alone, we managed to suss out dessert places housed in both proper dessert cafes and/or served in food kiosks. No matter what kind of sweet indulgence or experience you are looking for, you should find it in this guide.
Here is A Sweet Tooth’s Guide To 24 Dessert Places In Somerset. READ ON
Gula Melaka, or otherwise known as palm sugar, is a popular type of sweetener in Southeast Asia. Made from the sap of flower buds from coconut trees, the liquid is boiled until it thickens and then left to cool for it to solidify.
Since many people love its deep caramel flavour, Gula Melaka is a popular dessert option as it gives off a lovely sweet taste that enhances the dessert. That is also why more cafes in Singapore are now offering Gula Melaka desserts as part of their dessert menu.
From scones to waffles and even churros, here are 9 Gula Melaka Desserts In Singapore You Must Try. READ ON
As a dessert lover, you would know that desserts are basically the bucket of gold at the end of the rainbow. You yearn to finish your meal quickly so you can end your meal off with that spongey cake or gloriously creamy chocolate gelato.
If you have a sweet tooth, you would agree with us. You probably also have a list of your favourite dessert places in Singapore and you must have seen a thousand ‘Best Desserts in Singapore’ articles—but here is something new. We are looking at RED desserts today.
In this edition, we explore vivid red desserts that had us swooning over, both with its appearance and taste. Here are 10 Red Desserts In Singapore You Need To Try!
The average cost of a mille crêpe in Singapore costs S$7.79 and we have based that estimated calculation across 15 different cafes.
Recently, we discovered the cheapest mille crêpe in town and it is being sold at a newly opened dessert parlour called Hasu Confections. A slice of Mille Crêpe here starts from S$6—almost half of what you would pay at popular establishments such as Lady M and Henri Charpentier!
Colony at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is one of the most stunning restaurants in Singapore. And it is one destination that suits every occasion—business luncheons, anniversary dinners, birthday celebrations and family gatherings.
During our previous visit to Colony, we were blown away by the extensive buffet dinner spread which features seven ‘live’ kitchens. Fast forward a few months and we are back at this colonial-themed restaurant for “The Journey”—a five-tier tiffin afternoon tea (S$49++/pax) which is now available from Monday to Saturday, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Lounge your afternoon away in this gorgeous setting and chit-chat over savoury delights served in a five-tier ceramic tiffin and unlimited servings of delectable desserts from The Patisserie, a complimentary flute of champagne and Colony’s custom tea blend.
Colony is where a wonderful afternoon tea journey happens. And for readers of Ladyironchef, enjoy a privileged 15% discount when you quote ‘Ladyironchef15′ upon reservation.
Happy 2nd birthday, our favourite waffles heaven Twenty Grammes!
Twenty Grammes is a dessert bar that has been so popular since its first outlet in North Bridge Road, and the newer outlet at Ang Mo Kio is no less inviting. They specialise in waffles and ice cream, and that’s pretty much the best things on earth.
In conjunction with their 2nd anniversary this month, Twenty Grammes has rolled out a dessert that is bound to get you excited—Hojicha Soft Serve on Waffle.
And on top of that, we have a really great deal for all of you. From now until 23 December 2016, quote ‘ladyironchef’ to get 50% OFF the second waffle or bingsu (on the lower-priced item) on weekdays.
Here are 10 Most Instagrammable Desserts From Twenty Grammes.
The number of specialty dessert cafes in Singapore is increasing, and when it comes to selecting a venue for afternoon tea or some me-time over sweets, we have more options these days.
Chouquette by Ollella, a pretty new kid in town, has caught our attention with an unlikely combination of artisanal French chouquettes (ranging from S$4 to S$5 each) and mouthwatering traditional Indonesian kueh lapis (S$1.50 per slice).
Chouquette by Ollella’s fancy-looking choux pastries and delicious kueh lapis are handcrafted lovingly by two talented sisters. The duo have given up their prospects in marketing and chemical engineering respectively to pursue their baking passions.
We paid Ollella a visit and here’s what we loved.