In this day and age, when we think of desserts, visuals of over-the-top milkshakes and soufflé pancakes spring to mind. Yet, we often forget that long before our Insta-worthy confections became the next “it” thing in Singapore, old-school desserts were what we sought comfort in.
It is only right we pay tribute to our classic novelty local desserts: think Ice Kachang, Chendol and Cheng Tng! Not only do they evoke a sense of nostalgia in us, they are still the best treats to counter Singapore’s unrelenting heat.
Here is an ode to 15 Nostalgic Desserts in Singapore — and where to find them — that will leave you with a sweet taste of tradition and take you down memory lane.
Bugis is a popular hotspot for numerous attractions; from brightly coloured murals to hip cafes for scrumptious brunch, significant cultural sights and 2 huge malls to shop till you drop.
After taking in all the sights under Singapore’s burning sun, spending some time in an air-conditioned environment while savouring a dessert is very much well-deserved.
Whether you need a quick break or just need a pick-me-up, here are 13 Desserts Around Bugis To #TreatYourself.
In today’s day and age, we usher in new waves of social media and the rising trend of feeding both your eyes (or camera) and your palate. It’s not nearly enough that it tastes good but every plate now needs to be dressed to impress. So, what better way to do that than with desserts?
Whether you’re one with nature or you want to surprise a special someone with impressionably beautiful desserts, our list on 11 desserts that can help you live out your floral fantasy will certainly impress.
If there is one thing we cannot live without, it is, undoubtedly, desserts. You name it, we love it. There is just something about that sweet, indulgent treat that never fails to light up our day. This time around, instead of going for our usual choice of ice cream and waffles, we decided to spoil ourselves with something a little different — an underrated, yet equally sinful treat: brownies.
We paid a visit to one of the most highly-raved brownie shops in Singapore lately: BUNDT by The Backyard Bakers. Nestled in Havelock II, they are a hole-in-the-wall takeaway kiosk near Clarke Quay MRT dishing out sinful pieces of chocolatey happiness, also known as dangerously addictive brownies. They also serve coffee.
Albeit hard to find, the joint was still constantly packed with eager customers waiting to sample BUNDT’s bite-sized goodies.
Jiggly, airy and soft, soufflé pancakes are one of the most legendary hybrids in the history of desserts. It doesn’t matter if you can barely stand after your meal — you’ll always have space for this lightweight indulgence.
Singapore has seen many cafes serving up these cloud-soft pancakes. People just can’t seem to get enough of them. But, just when you thought you’ve seen them all, another cafe strikes again. 19 Tea, a popular chain in South Korea known for its soufflé pancakes and tea has opened at Our Tampines Hub.
Their souffle pancakes are some of the most wallet-friendly ones we’ve seen — any one of them will set you back at less than $5!
With numerous gelato joints opening up in Singapore in recent years, it’s safe to say that our country is going through a serious gelato fad. But, nobody’s complaining. In this hot and humid climate, we need a lot more than just chendol and teh bing to deal with the heat.
So, when we heard about a new gelato joint that specialises in botanical flavours, we were down for a visit. Named after the gorgeous butterfly, Monarchs & Milkweed Gelato is a new gelato boutique that specialises in botanical flavours. The concept reminds us of Birds of Paradise.
They churn out fresh gelato daily, every concoction promising utmost creaminess and unthinkable richness.
Dreary work days, long hours without a proper break… life sure gives us lemons. A lot of them.
But we make desserts out of them! Don’t you love a bright, citrusy lemon dessert?
With this list of dessert places in Singapore that made good use of Life’s lemons in their desserts, you’re sure to perk up in the days to come! Positive vibes and lemon desserts only, please!
Souffle Pancakes – a term for one of the hottest desserts in Singapore right now. These wiggly-jiggly stacks of cloud-like pancakes have taken the country by storm with more and more souffle pancakes appearing on menus in every restaurant!
If you haven’t hopped on the latest trend in Singapore, or have lost track of what’s good in Singapore, check out this list of the fluffiest souffle pancakes in Singapore! These are the places you can grab some fluffy stacks of your own.