For the love of all things sticky, sweet and sinfully irresistible, Malaysia’s smoky, caramel-edged gula Melaka ranks high on our list of desserts worth skipping gym time for. Before the Europeans introduced cane sugar to our part of the world, we relied heavily on palm sugar.
Depending on the quality of the palm, and how it is pressed, different varieties of gula Melaka may exude different flavour profiles. Sourness, smoke, caramel, butterscotch, coffee, or even a combination of those flavours. A complex sweetener with a myriad of nuanced flavours, we just love it in everything.
Here are 15 places in Singapore where you can find gula Melaka desserts worthy enough to make you want to skip gym day.
To say no to something as decadent and as addictive as Nutella would be almost deemed a crime—in our books anyway.
Whether you choose to have it spread over toast in the morning, in a milkshake to pair with your burger or simply on its own using nought but the tip of your fingers, Nutella is something we all love. Singaporeans are huge fans of the stuff, and it’s evident in the number of ways it’s applied in desserts.
In need of some of a sinful treat laced with chocolatey, hazelnut goodness? Here is our list of 14 of the best Nutella desserts that you can find in Singapore. READ ON
Aqua S—Sydney’s famous soft serve shop—is opening in Singapore. For all the dessert fans out there with an incurable sweet tooth, be prepared to get the sugar rush of your lifetime.
Aqua S’ famous blue-hued soft serve has taken the internet by storm and stunning pictures of this dessert have flooded our Instagram feeds ever since it was founded in 2016.
The mastermind behind these whimsical desserts, Aqua S, will be opening their first outlet in Singapore at Orchard Xchange. Here’s what you can expect besides insanely long queues.