When it comes to the king of fruits, it’s either you love it or you hate it. And to the ones who love it, there are several dessert options that take the pungent, creamy fruit to the next level.
As a soft serve, piped into a pastry, infused into local desserts or even into a cake, and so much more, durian’s application is basically boundless. If you’re as mad about durian desserts as we are, you’ll be thrilled to know that there is much more than just your average durian puff. Here is our guide on 16 durian desserts in Singapore.
Nestled among the many shophouses that pave the streets of Kampong Glam, Rich & Good Cake Shop stands as something of a confectionery institution in Singapore. They specialise in a variety of Swiss rolls that come in several flavours from chocolate, mango, green tea to blueberry and even durian.
The two flavours, however, responsible for their claim to fame are their Kaya Swiss roll and Durian Swiss roll. Perhaps it’s due to the sense of nostalgia that these classic flavours evoke, but one thing’s for sure, they taste mighty darnn good.
When it comes to the King of Fruits, there is no sitting on the fence—you either love it or hate it. And fortunately for those who belong to the former group, durian desserts are aplenty in Singapore; durian puffs, durian crepes, durian cakes and even durian lapis—you name it, we have it.
If you are a true durian fan, you would enjoy the fruit in any form it takes. The durian pengat, however, is another league of its own entirely. Smooth, creamy and luxurious, this delightful (or sinful) treat tends to be full-flavoured and comes in a mousse-like texture. Since it is not as commonly found like the rest of the durian desserts, we never shy away from second or third helpings whenever it is available.
Here are 5 Best Durian Pengat In Singapore And Where To Find Them. READ ON
Dessert parlours that open till late are life-savers. Not only are they great for satisfying that midnight sugar craving, they also serve a myriad of sweet treats to brighten your evening after an exhausting day at work. Looking for a place to hang out with your mates after dinner but not up for a beer? You cannot go wrong with a dessert spot.
Sure, we may not be lacking in choices when it comes to dessert places in Singapore but where can you head to when the clock strikes midnight? This is where our list comes in handy for all the dessert lovers—it covers all sorts of desserts from ice cream to shaved ice bowls and even the Korean bingsu.
Here are 10 Dessert Parlours In Singapore To Satisfy Your Night Time Sweet Tooth. READ ON
Finally, the day has come for all durian fans—a Mao Shan Wang cafe opened this year at Temple Street on our little island without much fanfare. Helmed by the team behind Four Seasons—a well-known durian specialty confectionery in Singapore—Mao Shan Wang Cafe is where you can indulge in everything durian.
The industrial-themed cafe is a great place to stop by for afternoon tea or just whenever you are craving for the king of fruits at any time of the year. Yes, you no longer have to wait for the annual durian season to have a taste of this luxurious fruit.
What makes Mao Shan Wang Cafe stand out is their willingness to experiment with various flavours to create new offerings. Their creative menu features both traditional and innovative durian creations; think durian pastries, durian black charcoal pizzas and even durian-dipped nuggets! READ ON
We may be biased, but is there a more interesting fruit than durian? We don’t think so. Apart from eating it au naturel, many desserts and pastries are infused with this aromatic (or pungent, if you hate them) fruit which comes with a mixture of sweet and bitter flavours.
It is an open secret that Singaporeans go nuts for the best durian desserts in the city. However, not many are aware that restaurants, cafes and bakeries are always experimenting with the King of Fruits to bring about crazy and intriguing new durian creations—for example, durian steamboat. Yes, you can find that in Singapore.
Move aside durian desserts, here are 8 Unique Durian Creations You Can Find In Singapore. READ ON
Established in 1993, Dino Cake House & Cafe is one of the most underrated cake shops in Singapore.
It currently has two outlets in Singapore. Their main outlet resides at Upper Thompson, offering main dishes and a wide range of pastries while their other takeaway outlet is a hidden gem in Bukit Timah Plaza.
It is one of those places that we can never get sick of, because simplicity always works.
Located in the heart of Kovan—just a stone’s throw away from Kovan MRT Station—is Ice Edge Cafe.
The cafe-cum-restaurant has been around for a decade and has gained a huge following over the past years with its hearty savouries and stellar sweets. Dishes served here are very affordable and generously portioned; there is even a perpetual one-for-one lunch promotion* on weekdays!
You might have heard of their legendary Mao Shan Wang Lava Cake, Waffles and Homemade Brownies, but Ice Edge Cafe is more than that. It offers a menu of wallet-friendly dishes (most mains are priced under S$20). If you haven’t been, you are missing out, dude.
From now until 15 December 2016, quote “ladyironchef” to get a FREE Waffle with a scoop of gelato when you spend S$20 per table. This offer is valid during dinner daily.