It’s small, it’s pretty and it’s mouth-wateringly delicious; it’s a cupcake. Found on dessert tables, at weddings and they’re probably in your friends’ refrigerators, these sweet little morsels have crept their way into many Singaporeans’ hearts.
Varieties of cupcakes are aplenty – from the classics such as Chocolate and Red Velvet to local delights such as Gula Melaka, there’s a cupcake for everyone. With our comprehensive list on the best cupcakes in Singapore, you’ll be bound to discover your favourite!
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25 GRAMS BAKERY
If you’re a fan of perfectly emulated classics, 25 Grams Bakery will be the one to satisfy your sweet tooth. At this local cupcake shop, you’ll find a range of well-loved cupcake flavours such as Speculoos, Lemon Meringue and Red Velvet. If you want something more novelty, you can try their Choux Puff flavour that features mini custard puffs atop a vanilla cupcake.
12 Kallang Avenue, #01-14
Tel: +65 9236 0448
Nearest Station: Lavender/Bendemeer
Serving cutesy cupcakes and delectable bakes is Butter Studio. Their quaint cafe in Jalan Besar will soothe your sweet cravings with their local flavour-inspired cupcakes. Have a taste of their Salted Gula Melaka or their Milo Speculoos Fudge cupcakes and you’ll be craving more for sure!
Butter Studio has several outlets in Singapore.
A veteran in Singapore’s cupcake scene has got to be Creme Maison Bakery. They rose to fame with their beautifully handcrafted floral cupcakes and have expanded their range of intricate designs. If you don’t need fancy cupcakes, they also offer gourmet flavours in their cupcakes such as their Earl Grey Lavender (our favourite!), Banana French Toast and Varlhona Chocolate cupcakes.
30 Tai Seng Street, #08-03C
Tel: +65 8181 3689
Nearest Station: Tai Seng
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DELCIE’S DESSERTS & CAKES
For our friends with more sensitive stomachs, you will be happy to know Delcie’s Desserts & Cakes serves up a plethora of gluten-free, vegan as well as diabetes and allergy-friendly cupcakes.
You won’t have to worry about any diet restrictions when it comes to Delcie’s Desserts & Cakes, so feast away on their vegan-friendly Cempedak and Durian cupcakes as well as their gluten-free Banana Chocolate cupcakes!
34 Whampoa W, #01-83
Tel: +65 6282 2951
Nearest Station: Boon Keng
This Muslim-owned bakery has risen to stardom amongst locals in Singapore for their delectable cupcakes and other halal bakes. Most notable in their repertoire is their Nutella Red Velvet Cupcake – a moist red velvet cake base is topped with cream cheese frosting and filled with creamy nutella. A hot-seller at this popular cupcake shop in Singapore, and for good reason!
4 Jalan Pisang
Tel: +65 8251 1353
Nearest Station: Bugis
One of the most popular cupcake places in Singapore is Plain Vanilla Bakery. Simple and earnest, the bakery translates their passion into their humble bakes. Plain Vanilla Bakery sticks to the basics and does it perfectly.
Try their Cinnamon Brown Sugar and Carrot cupcakes to truly taste what passion and drive can do for a simple dessert.
Plain Vanilla Bakery has several outlets in Singapore.
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THE FROSTED CHICK
Well-known for customized cakes and well-decorated dessert table spreads, The Frosted Chick serves up unique cupcake flavours that will leave you wanting seconds and thirds. Check out their Vanilla Lychee, Milo and Hazelnut Praline cupcakes for a shift from the usual common cupcake flavours.
194 Kim Keat Avenue, #01-414
Toa Payoh 310194
Tel: +65 6250 3613
Nearest Station: Toa Payoh/Potong Pasir
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The Marmalade Pantry, our favourite modern bistro, has one of the best cupcakes in Singapore. Try their decadent S’mores cupcake or their Mudslide cupcake that features an orange marmalade filling, hazelnut feuilletine and chocolate buttercream! And don’t miss out on their popular Red Velvet cupcake, and Nutella Cupcake.
100 Peck Seah Street, #01-01
Tel: +65 6385 0741
Nearest Station: Tanjong Pagar
Oasia Hotel Novena
8 Sinaran Drive, #01-02/04
Tel: +65 6664 0348
Nearest Station: Novena
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THE UGLY CAKE SHOP
Rustic and minimalistic, The Ugly Cake Shop serves up anything but its namesake. This cupcake store offers rather classic flavours but has some locally-inspired flavours in their midst. From its vegan-friendly Zainasaurus chocolate cupcake to the decadent Vicki salted egg cupcake, this bakery is sure to please.
535 Kallang Bahru
GB Point, #01-06
Tel: +65 8228 8300
Nearest MRT: Geylang Bahru
One of Singapore’s cupcake pioneers since 2011, Twelve Cupcakes sets the standard for the sweet morsels that have taken Singapore by storm. They have seasonal flavours that rotate each month, keeping customers on their toes.
Our favourites from their extensive range are their Rapsberry Lychee Rose, the classic Chocolate Chocolate and their ever-popular Salted Caramel cupcake.
Twelve Cupcakes has various outlets in Singapore.