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22 Can’t-Miss Desserts in Singapore

Dessert is a significant part of the meal, and people typically look forward to it after a big dinner. Many people think of desserts as ice cream, cake, cookies, and so on. Did you realize, though, that each country has its own definition of dessert? Unlike in the United States, where dessert often consists of pastries, cakes, ice cream, or pudding, British meals typically conclude with nuts, fruits, and port or another dessert wine, as stated in this article. This shows how diverse dessert choices are all throughout the world.

What is the most famous dessert?

According to CNN, there are around 50 of the world's greatest desserts. This list features the well-known desserts that are now available in other countries as well as the original nation, such as Baklava (Turkey), Black Forest Cake (Germany), Gelato (Italy), and Pavlova (Australia), Sesame Balls (China) and more.

Read more about it here.

Does Singapore have desserts?

Every country has its own dessert representative. Singapore's dessert scene is influenced by a rich combination of basic components that are popular throughout Southeast Asia and each delicacy has its own distinctive style. However, you must experience some of the most popular ones to discover and encounter the authentic flavors of the nation.

Singapore offers a broad variety of sweet and savory desserts, whether it’s modern or traditional. Prior to this, we discussed the best ice cream shops and the most delicious cakes in Singapore and provided a list of the best shops for each. Today, we’ll select the best dessert in Singapore, and hope that this list will be able to satisfy your sugar cravings.

1. CHENDOL

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Cendol/Chendol is a delicious iced delicacy usually layered with green jellies made from pandan starch, palm sugar syrup, and shaved ice. This delicious dessert is older than bingsu, dating back to the 12th century, and was first mentioned in Javanese as Dawet. Despite having a similar appearance to Chendol, Dawet is served as a drink with green rice jelly and is not served cold. Let’s not argue about who was the first to claim it. Currently, chendol is well-known in Southeast Asian countries especially Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, with each representative displaying a unique appearance and flavor of chendol with unique toppings.

About Chendol

  • Best eat during hot weather.
  • Available in bowl or cup.
  • Add toppings according to your preferences.
  • Wide range of flavors: Corn, Milk Tea, Durian, etc.

Chendol with its unique appearance has become one of the best desserts in Singapore and one of the national treasure desserts of Singaporeans.

Chendol Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors available &  Price Range (SGD)
Four Seasons Cendol Daily: 9 am till 10 pm

210 #01-07 Lor 8 Toa Payoh, Singapura 310210

Takeaway & Dine-in

Traditional: $2.20 per bowl

Toppings (per scoop) +$0.50

Cendol strip, Fresh Red Beans, Attap Seed, Fresh Palm Sugar, Santan Segar, Shaved Ice.

Makan Melaka Cendol Daily: 8 am till 10 pm

1 Changi Village Rd, #01-2046, Singapura 500001

Takeaway & Dine-in

Traditional ($1.70)

Red Bean/Corn ($2)

Red Bean + Corn ($2.30)

Durian ($2.70)

Glutinous Rice + Durian ($3.20)

Corn + Red Bean + Durian ($3.50)

 Reviews (Four Seasons Chendol) from Google Maps

Reviews (Makan Melaka Cendol) from Google Maps

2. KUEH

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Kue/Kueh/Kuih is a traditional dessert consisting of rice flour and coconut milk. Kueh can be prepared in a variety of ways, including steamed, baked, fried, or boiled. Aside from cakes and pastries, kueh is a type of hidden delicacy in Southeast Asia that is popular in countries such as Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, and Singapore. In addition to breakfast, Kueh is offered on special occasions such as weddings, special holidays, and even birthdays in certain regions.

About Kueh

  • Bite-sized desserts.
  • Has either a sweet or savory taste.
  • Has a distinctive size and appearance.
  • Sells at a cheap price.
  • Usually served with breakfast meals.

Kueh is Singaporeans’ go-to food for breakfast, lunch, or even evening as a snack. That explains why kueh is the best dessert in Asia, particularly in Singapore.

Kueh Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Kueh & Price Range (SGD)
Lina Confectionery & Trading Mon – Fri: 

9.30 am till 8 pm

Sat: 9.30am -till 5.30 pm

Sun: Closed

124 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-138, Singapore 150124

Takeaway & Dine-in

$1 – $1.50

Kueh Lapis, Kueh Salat, Kueh Dadar, Onde Onde, Kueh Kosui, Kueh Lapis, Bingka Ubi, Ang Ku Kueh, Lemper Ayam, Apom Berkuah, Gado Gado, etc.

See more here.

The Kueh Kakis Sun: Closed

Mon-Sat: 

11.30 am till 7 pm

1 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, Unit #02-20, Singapura 082001

Takeaway & Offline Shopping

1 Box: $3.50

3 Box: $10

Rainbow lapis, Chi Kak Kueh, Ku Cai Kueh, Soon Kueh, Png Kueh, Ubi Kayu, Ubi Bingka, Kueh Salat, Pulut Inti, Yam Cake, Durian Ambon, Tennis Ondeh, Kueh Dadar, Ondeh Ondeh, Kueh Kosui, etc.

Other products: Snacks (kerepek), Kueh Raya

Reviews (Lina Confectionery & Trading) from Google Maps

Reviews (The Kueh Kakis) from Google Maps

3. AIS KACHANG

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Ais Kachang/Ais Kacang, commonly known in Malaysia as ABC (Ais Batu Campur), is a popular dessert in Singapore. Ais Kachang is a shaved ice delicacy topped with red beans and other optional toppings such as creamed corn, cendol jelly, and grass jelly. The ais kacang is sweetened with Gula Melaka syrups, red rose syrup, and pandan syrup.

About Ais Kacang

  • Best eaten during hot weather.
  • Originally made from shaved ice and red beans only.
  • Sells at a cheap price
  • Diverse colors and dressings.

If you have a sugar craving, try these best desserts in Singapore, which are garnished with fruits (durian, mango) and toppings like peanuts and pearls.

Ice Kachang Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors available & 

Price Range (SGD)

Jin Jin Hot / Cold Dessert Mon – Tue: 12.30 pm till 10 pm

Thurs – Sun: 12.30 pm till 10 pm

Wed: Closed

6 Jalan Bukit Merah, #01-21 ABC Brickworks Market Food Centre, Singapura 150006

Takeaway, Dine-in, Delivery

$3 – $5

Peanut, Strawberry, Mango, Durian, Penang Ice Kacang, Mount Fuji, Volcano, etc.

Dove Desserts Sunday: Closed

Mon-Sat: 11 am – 6 pm

22 Lor 7 Toa Payoh, #01-21, Singapura 310022

Takeaway, Dine-in, Delivery 

$1.20 – $3

Traditional, With Ice Cream, Durian, Mango, Strawberry, Aloe Vera With Strawberry, Aloe Vera with Mango, Aloe Vera with Sea Coconut, etc.

Reviews (Jin Jin Hot / Cold Dessert) from Google Maps

Reviews (Dove Desserts) from Google Maps

4. PUTU PIRING

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In Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore, putu piring is a well-liked sweet snack. It is made of powdered rice flour and topped with palm sugar or gula Melaka in the middle. It is eaten after steaming with freshly grated salted coconut. Putu piring is frequently misidentified as kueh tutu (a small steamed cake eaten filled with peanuts or coconut). However, as they are both prepared with rice flour and steamed, tutu kueh and putu piring are essentially the same and one of the best desserts in Singapore.

About Putu Piring

  • Traditional Malay dessert.
  • Steamed rice cake with melted palm sugar/gula melaka.
  • Has a round and thick size.
  • Can be eaten hot or cold.
Putu Piring Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors available & Price Range (SGD)
Haig Road Putu Piring

*Halal

Daily: 11.30 am till 9.30 pm

970 Geylang Rd, #01-02, Al-Azhar Coffeeshop 

Takeaway, Dine-in, Delivery

4pcs/box $4 – $6

Peanut, Gula Melaka, Brown Coconut, Chocolate, Durian.

Other cuisines: Rojak, Savoury Bites, Sweet Treats, Drinks.

Tan’s Tu Tu Coconut Cake Thursday: Closed

Fri – Wed: 12 pm till 3 pm

22A Havelock Rd, #01-25, Singapore 162022

Takeaway & Dine-in

$3.50/ 5pcs

$0.80 each

Coconut, peanut, original

$4/ 5 pcs

$0.90 each

Dark Chocolate

Reviews (Haig Road Putu Piring) from Google Maps

Reviews (Tan’s Tu Tu Coconut Cake) from Google Maps

5. TAU HUAY

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Tau Huay, Dou Hua, or Tau Foo Fah (soya bean curd) in other Southeast Asia countries is one of the classic desserts in Singapore you should try. It’s a smooth and wobbling tofu pudding prepared with soybean and gelatin powder and drizzled in maple syrup.

Some sellers may change gelatin (used to create the wobbling texture) for replacements so that Muslim friends can enjoy the dessert as well.

About Tau Huay

  • Soy bean curd dessert.
  • Best eaten either hot or cold, ultimately.
  • Diverse taste: savory, spicy, and sweet.
  • Sells at a cheap price.

Kueh is Singaporeans’ go-to food for breakfast, lunch, or even evening as a snack. That explains why kueh is the best dessert in Asia, particularly in Singapore.

Tau Huay Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors Available & 

Price Range (SGD)

Rochor Original Beancurd Daily: 10.30 am till 11.30 pm

2 Short St, Singapura 188211

Takeaway, Dine-in, Delivery

$1 – $2

Original, Xi Shi

Other cuisines: Soya Bean. Grass Jelly Drink, Soya Milk with Jelly, Youtiao, Salted Bun, Curry Puff and more.

Tauhuay SG

*Muslim-Owned

Sun& Tue: Closed

Mon, Wed, Thurs – Sat:

10 am till 6 pm

60 Joo Chiat Rd, #01, #01Singapore, Singapura 427726

Takeaway & Delivery

$1.70 – $3.50

Original, Gula Melaka, Red Bean, Longan, Almond Syrup, Ginger Syrup, Sea Coconut, Cincau, etc.

Other cuisines: Soy milk, popsicles, savory food

Reviews (Rochor Original Beancurd) from Google Maps

Reviews (Tauhuay SG) from Google Maps

6. TANG YUAN

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Eating glutinous rice balls, also known as tang yuan, is a significant aspect of the celebration. Tang yuan, which is often stuffed with a sweet filling such as sesame or peanut and served in ginger soup, is popular among Singaporeans. Additionally, sticky rice balls with savory ingredients such as ground beef and mushrooms are available.

About Tang Yuan

  • Soup ball desserts.
  • Has a soft and chewy texture.
  • Made of glutinous rice shaped into a ball.
  • Has two tastes: sweet & savory.
  • Sometimes the ball are studded with fillings.
  • Usually served during weddings, lantern festival or Chinese New Year.

Aside from Singapore, this delicate sweet with a similar concept to Tang Yuan can be found in various Asian countries such as Japan (Daifukumochi), China (Yuanxiao), and Indonesia (Wedang Ronde).

Tang Yuan Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Tang Yuan & 

Price Range (SGD)

75 Ah Balling Peanut Soup Mon – Fri: 11 am till 8.30 pm

Sat & Sun: 10 am tll 8.30 pm

#01-75 Golden Mile Food Centre, 505 Beach Rd, Singapura 199583

Takeaway, Dine-in, Delivery

$1.40 – $3

Soup: Peanut, Longan, Ginger, Almond

Ball: Peanut, Sesame, Red Bean, Yam, Matcha

Jin Yu Man Tang Dessert Daily: 11.30 am till 10.30 pm

66 E Coast Rd, #01-03 The Flow@East Coast, Singapura 428778

Takeaway, Dine-in, Delivery

$4.50

Other desserts: Sago Milk, Grass Jelly, Chinese Herbal Jelly, Milk Pudding, Peach Gum.

Reviews (75 Ah Balling Peanut Soup) from Google Maps

Reviews (Jin Yu Man Tang Dessert) from Google Maps

7. BUBUR CHA CHA

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Another soup-like dessert available in Singapore and Malaysia is bubur cha cha. All these ingredients are combined in one bowl: grey yam, green and red tapioca jelly, and orange and purple sweet potatoes. It is wonderful whether served hot or cold.

About Bubur Cha Cha

  •  A colorful dessert filled with square-shaped toppings.
  • Can be served hot or cold.
  • Served as dessert in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Bubur Cha Cha Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors Available & 

Price Range (SGD)

Tian Wang D’Sweet Mon – Fri: 5 pm till 3 am

Sat & Sun: 3 pm till 3 am

145 Jln Besar, Singapore 208863

Takeaway & Dine-in

Bubur Cha Cha $2.20

Durian Bubur Cha Cha $5.80

Other cuisines: Honeydew Sago, Durian Sago, Green Bean Soup, Popping, Beverages

Tian Yi Sun& Mon: Closed

Tue – Sat: 9 am till 4 pm

10 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 190010

Takeaway & Dine-in

Bubur Cha Cha $2.20

Other cuisines: Green Bean Soup, Red Bean Soup, Pulut Hitam, Bubur Terigu, Tan Suan.

Reviews (Tian Wang D’Sweet) from Google Maps

Reviews (Tian Yi) from Google Maps

8. APAM BALIK

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The name “Apam Balik” (translation: turnover pancake) also refers terang bulan (Javanese), martabak manis, and peanut pancake in Chinese. This delicacy is currently available at roadside vendors in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. Apam balik is made using flour, eggs, sugar, baking soda, coconut milk, and water. Then, depending on our preferences, ingredients such as crushed peanuts and sweetcorn will be added. Finally, it’ll be folded in half and cut into pieces. 

About Apam Balik

  • Bite-sized desserts.
  • Can be found along the roadside stalls.
  • Best eaten immediately.

Nowadays, you can have apam balik with modern fillings such as chocolate sprinkles, cheese, Nutella and more.

Apam Balik Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors Available & 

Price Range (SGD)

Pancake Boss Monday: Closed

Tue – Sun: 12 pm till 6.30 pm

846 Yishun Ring Rd, Singapore 760846

Takeaway, Delivery

$8 – $15

Original, Cheesy, Nut, Peanut Butter, Nutella, White Chocolate.

The Pantree Sat – Mon: Closed

Tue – Fri: 8.30 am till 5 pm

5 Straits View, #B2, #24 The Heart, Marina One, Singapura 018935

Takeaway, Dine-in

$2.50 – $4

Classic & Sweet: Peanut, Cream Corn, Peanut & Corn, Kaya, Peanut Butter, Nutella, Cookie Butter.

Savory: Egg, Cheese, Ham & Cheese, Floss, Cheese & Egg, etc.

Reviews (Pancake Boss) from Google Maps

Reviews (The Pantree) from Google Maps

9. ICE CREAM SANDWICH

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Ice cream sandwich is one of the popular desserts in Singapore and has become an iconic treat for the locals. Simply select our preferred ice cream flavor (strawberry, mint, choc chip, vanilla, etc.), and the vendors will wrap it with a slice of white bread.

About Ice Cream Sandwich

  • Usually wrapped with a slice of white bread or multicolored bread with pandan leaf extract.
  • Sometimes served with a thin wafer or cones.
  • Best eat during hot weather.

Kueh is Singaporeans’ go-to food for breakfast, lunch, or even evening as a snack. That explains why kueh is the best dessert in Asia, particularly in Singapore.

Ice Cream Sandwich Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Ice Cream Sandwich & 

Price Range (SGD)

Singapore Ice Cream Sandwich Daily: 10 am – 8 pm

270 Orchard Rd, 238857, Singapore

$1 – 1.20

Durian, Choc Chip, Chocolate, Ripple, Sweet Corn, Red Bean, Mocha Chip, Mint Choc Chip, Blueberry, Neapolitan

Reviews (Singapore Ice Cream Sandwich) from Google Maps

 

10. PANDAN CAKE

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Pandan cake, also known as Pandan Chiffon Cake, is a favorite delicacy in many countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, China, and Singapore. It has a similar look to the Philippines’ buko pandan cake, however, the buko pandan cake contains coconut. This is because the specific component used to produce a pandan cake is pandan leaf, which is also a popular cake ingredient. Green food coloring is sometimes added to brighten the color.

About Pandan Cake

  • Light and fluffy.
  • Green-colored (pandan) sponge cake.
  • Best eaten during evening tea or on a special occasions.

Pandan cake is claimed to be Singapore’s national cake, making it the best dessert in Singapore that you should absolutely try.

Pandan Cake Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Price Range (SGD)
Bengawan Solo Daily: 10 am till 9 pm

68 Orchard Rd, Plaza Singapura, #B2, #59, Singapore 238839

Takeaway & Dine-in

Slice $1.80

Regular $18.80

Other cuisines: Kueh, Cream Cakes, Rolls, Wedding Cakes, Cookies

Reviews (Bengawan Solo) from Google Maps

11. CURRY PUFF

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Curry puffs are one of Southeast Asia’s most popular ‘kuih.’ The crispy pastry, also known as karipap, is packed with a variety of savory fillings such as potatoes, sardines, or a mix of curried potatoes and minced pork. You can commonly found this delicacies in the night market, bakeries, and food stalls.

About Curry Puff

  • Bite-sized savory dessert.
  • Usually deep-fried or baked.
  • Consisting of curry with chicken and potatoes.
  • Sometimes filled with veggies, sardines, and yam.

It is a well-known dessert in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Brunei and one of the best desserts in Singapore.

Curry Puff Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Price Range (SGD)
Tanglin Crispy Curry Puff Mon – Sat : 7 am till 3 pm

Sunday: Closed

531A Upper Cross Street 02-34, Hong Lim Food Center, Singapura 051531

$2.00

Curry Puff

Sardine Puff

J2 Famous Crispy Curry Puff Weekdays: 8 am till 3 pm

Weekend: Closed

7 Maxwell Rd, #01-21, Singapore 069111

Dine-in, Takeaway

$1.60

Curry Potato Chicken Puff

Black Pepper Chicken Puff

Crispy Sardine Puff 

Reviews (Tanglin Crispy Curry Puff) from Google Maps

Reviews (J2 Famous Crispy Curry Puff) from Google Maps

12. SAMOSA

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Samosas resemble curry puffs in look since both have crispy flakes texture and serve with flavorful fillings. What differentiates them is that samosas come in a variety of forms such as triangle or half-moon shapes. Samosa is a well-known dessert, especially in India, Pakistan, Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

About Samosa

  • Bite-sized savory dessert.
  • Usually fried or baked.
  • Has savory fillings.
  • Appear in different forms; triangular, folded, and half-moon.
Samosa Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors Available &

Price Range (SGD)

House Of Samosas Mon – Sat : 7 am till 3 pm

Sunday: Closed

470 MacPherson Rd, Singapura 368188

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

$22 – $65

Samosa Box/15 pcs

Flavor: Durian, S’mores, Grilled Cheese, Apple Crumble, Pasta, Curried Chicken, Soya Meat, and more.

Indian Muslim Bakery & Confectionery Pte Ltd Sun: Closed

Mon to Sat: 8 am till 7 pm

7 Maxwell Rd, #01-21, Singapore 069111

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

$1 Potato Samosa

Other desserts: Epok-epok, Karipap, Roti Boyan

Reviews (House Of Samosas) from Google Maps

Reviews (Indian Muslim Bakery & Confectionery Pte Ltd) from Google Maps

13. ROJAK

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Nobody knows where rujak/rojak originated, as there are several varieties of the dish throughout Asia. There are numerous versions, mainly in Indonesian cuisines such as Rujak Buah, Rujak Cuka, Rujak Soto, and more. Meanwhile, in Malaysia and Singapore, rojak is influenced by Indian Muslim cuisine, where seafood or meat components may be used as an ingredient.

About Rojak

  • A mixture of salad, and fruit and served with spicy or sweet paste.
  • Tangy, sweet, and spicy.
  • Usually served in a bowl.

Rojak Bandung is a local delicacy in Singapore that combines cuttlefish, kangkung, cucumber, tofu, peanuts, chili, and sauce. Meanwhile, rojak mamak and rojak buah are two additional popular rojak sweets in Singapore.

Rojak Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Rojak &

Price Range (SGD)

Lau Hong Ser Rojak Sun & Wed: Closed

Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 4.30 pm – 1 am

281 Onan Rd, #02-14, Singapura 424661

Dine-in & Takeaway

$3 – $5.60

Set A: Youtiao, Tanmpok, Cucumber, Turnip, Pineapple, Beansprout, Prawn Paste

Set B: Youtiao, Tanpok, Cuttlefish, Century Egg (Sauce Separate)

Al Mahboob Rojak Monday: Closed

Tue – Sun: 11 am – 8 pm

300 Tampines Ave 5, #01-02, Singapura 529653

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

Price varies according to added items.

Starting price: $0.80 – $2.80

Other cuisines: Mee Kuah, Mutton Soup, Bone Steak, Fried Rice, and more.

Reviews (Lau Hong Ser Rojak) from Google Maps

Reviews (Al Mahboob Rojak) from Google Maps

14. POPIAH

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Popiah, a wheat flour spring roll, is used to make a thin paper-like crepe with fillings. It is then eaten with a sweet sauce as a condiment and is known in China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia in different forms.

About Popiah

  • Bite-sized sweet & savory dessert.
  • Has a light and crunchy texture.
  • Usually fried but sometimes served with drenched sauce.
  • Varied with different fillings.

Popiah is a popular local street snack in Singapore, as well as a component of Chinese cuisine.

Popiah Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Popiah

Price Range (SGD)

My Cosy Corner Mon-Sat: 10 am till 6 pm

Sun: 11 am – 4 pm

587 Bukit Timah Rd, #02-02 Coronation Plaza, Singapura 269707

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

$2.50 per pcs

Other cuisines: Mee Siam, Kueh Pie Tie, Laksa, Mee Rebus, Beverages.

Good Chance Popiah Eating House Weekdays: 8 am till 3 pm

Weekend: Closed

Silat Ave, #01-58 Block 149, Singapura 160149

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

Signature Popiah 6 rolls $16+

See the menu here.

Reviews (My Cosy Corner) from Google Maps

Reviews (Good Chance Popiah Eating House) from Google Maps

15. MURTABAK

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Murtabak/Motabbaq/Mattabak is a famous street delicacy in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, and Singapore. Each nation has its own variety of “murtabak,” such as vegetarian murtabak, which can be found in Yemen and Singapore, whereas Indonesia has two varieties of murtabak: martabak manis and martabak telur. This shows how this simple dish can be marketed across the country with many changes in ingredients and cooking methods.

About Murtabak

  • Bite-sized savory dessert.
  • A pancake-looking dessert stuffed with varied ingredients.
  • Often served hot and spicy.
  • Sometimes served with curry gravy.
  • Commonly found at the night markets, especially during Ramadan (in Southeast Asian countries).
Murtabak Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Murtabak &

Price Range (SGD)

Marhaba Murtabak Restaurant Daily: 24 Hours

52 Changi Rd, Singapura 419707

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

$7 – $15

Size: S – XL

Fillings: Tuna, Sardine, Chicken, Beef

Smile Martabak – Funan Weekdays: 8 am till 3 pm

Weekend: Closed

7 Maxwell Rd, #01-21, Singapore 069111

Dine-in, Takeaway

Flavor: Beef/Chicken

6 pcs $8.65

12 pcs $16.95

Indomie Martabak $9.90

Martabak Ricebox $8.40

Reviews (Marhaba Murtabak Restaurant) from Google Maps

Reviews (Smile Martabak – Funan) from Google Maps

16. CHENG TENG

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Cheng Teng is another soup-like dessert made with sweet pandan soup and a variety of ingredients, including dried longan, white fungus, ginkgo nuts, red dates, sago pearls, and lotus seed. Although there are no specific components required to produce this delicacy, you may find a variety of cheng teng from different vendors that are presented with a wide range of toppings. 

About Cheng Teng

  • A sweet soup containing dried fruits, sago, white fungus, etc.
  • Commonly available in a hawker center in Singapore.
  • Served as hot or cold.

It can be served either hot or chilled, but I believe it will be best served cold during hot weather.

Cheng Teng Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors Available &

Price Range (SGD)

Xi Le Ting Mon-Wed: Closed

Thurs – Sun: 10 am till 2 pm

31 Commonwealth Cres, #02-70, Singapura

Dine-in & Takeaway

Dine-in $1.00

Takeaway $1.20

Other desserts: Green bean soup, white oats soup, red bean soup

Ice Dessert 甜品冰屋 Wed: Closed

Thurs – Tue: 11 am till 9 pm

51 Old Airport Rd, #01-31, Singapura 390051

Dine-in, Takeaway

$2

Cheng Teng (Hot/Cold) 

Chendol

Reviews (Xi Le Ting) from Google Maps

Reviews (Ice Dessert 甜品冰屋) from Google Maps

17. COOKIES

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Cookies are generally small, flat, and sweet baked or cooked snacks or desserts. It often includes flour, sugar, eggs, fat, oil, or butter of some sort. It could also contain other ingredients like raisins, oats, chocolate chips, almonds, etc. These days, cookies are also produced in factories and sold in grocery shops or vending machines.

About Cookies

  • Bite-sized sweet dessert.
  • Has a soft yet crunchy texture.
  • Typically in small and flat size.

Cookies may appear to be typically sweet, but not when made with local ingredients, particularly in Singapore, such as Chicken Rice and Chili Crab.

Cookies Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Type of Cookies &

Price Range (SGD)

Cookie Mixx Daily: 10 am till 9 pm

391A Orchard Road, Takashimaya B2 Food Hall, #B208-4, Orchard Rd, Singapura 238873

$7.90 – $9.90

Flavors: Belgium, Cranberry, Earl Grey, Espresso Almond, and more.

Customized Cookies $24 – $29

The Cookie Museum Daily: 11 am till 9 pm

252 North Bridge Rd, # B1 – 49, Singapura 179103

Takeaway

$32 – $48

Flavors: Strawberry Granola, Champagne Lychee, Chicken Rice, Chili Crab, White Almond Truffles, and more.

Reviews (Cookie Mixx) from Google Maps

Reviews (The Cookie Museum) from Google Maps

What food is Singapore famous for?

Singapore is home to a variety of well-known cuisines, both domestically and abroad. However, chicken rice, chili crab, laksa, char kuey teow, laksa, hokkien prawn mee, and satay are the most notable.

18. DURIAN PUFF

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Locals enjoy durian puffs in addition to curry puffs, especially since Singapore is a durian-producing country. This delicious delicacy is typically offered as a dessert or on special occasions. If you look around Singapore’s cafes and bakeries, you’ll see why this country adores durians since it has become the key ingredient for distinctive meals such as this durian puff.

About Durian Puff

  • Bite-sized sweet dessert.
  • Usually chilled before eaten.
Durian Puff Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Price Range (SGD)
D’ Pastry Sun & Mon: Closed:

Tue – Sat: 11 am till 5.30 pm

3020 Ubi Ave 2, Singapore 408896

Takeaway & Delivery

6pcs $6.50

Other desserts: Block cakes, Whole cakes, Pineapple tarts, Puffs, Tarts, Brownies and more.

Sunlife Durian Puffs & Pastries Daily: 10 am till 10 pm

1 Woodlands Square, #B1 – K10, Singapura 738099

Dine-in, Takeaway

Mini Durian Puffs $10.50 – $16

Other desserts: Macarons, Cakes, Cupcakes, Tarts, Sticks, Bean Curd, and more.

Reviews (D’ Pastry) from Google Maps

Reviews (Sunlife Durian Puffs & Pastries) from Google Maps

 

19. MANGO PUDDING

Desserts in Singapore

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Because of its sweet and tangy flavor, mango is one of the most popular fruits, particularly in Singapore. As a result, mangos are widely utilized as the primary ingredient in Singaporean delicacies, such as mango pudding. Occasionally, garnishes will include fresh fruit like berries, kiwifruit, and strawberries.

About Mango Pudding

  • Usually served in a bowl, cold.
  • Has a sweet taste and creamy texture.
  • Served with mango as the toppings.

Besides being the best dessert in Singapore, mango pudding also can be found in Malaysia, Thailand, and Macau.

Mango Pudding Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Price Range (SGD)
Mei Heong Yuen Dessert Mon: Closed

Tue – Sun: 12 pm till 9.30 pm

SG, Temple St, #63-67, Singapura 058611

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

Mango Pudding $3.50

Other desserts: Ice shaved, sweet soup, cakes, dumplings, healthy paste, drinks

Hui Lau Shan Nex Daily: 11.30 am till 9.30 pm

23 Serangoon Central, Singapura 556083

Takeaway

Silky Mango Pudding $3.20

Other desserts: Durian pancake, Mango crisp, Mango pancake, Mango mochi, Durian Mochi, Beverages

Reviews (Mei Heong Yuen Dessert) from Google Maps

Reviews (Hui Lau Shan Nex) from Google Maps

20. PULUT HITAM

Desserts in Singapore

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The dessert Pulut Hitam has a nutty flavor since it is made with black glutinous rice, palm sugar, coconut milk, and pandan leaves. It is frequently offered as a snack or dessert during dinner, tea time, or any other time of the day.

About Pulut Hitam

  • A black glutinous rice porridge.
  • Has a creamy flavor due to coconut milk.
  • Plam sugar and rock sugar are used to sweeten it.

It is a well-known dessert in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Brunei and one of the best desserts in Singapore.

Pulut Hitam Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavors Available &

Price Range (SGD)

Darkness Dessert 甜品屋 Mon-Wed: 4 pm – till 12 am

Thurs, Sun: 2 pm till 12 am

Fri, Sat: 2 pm till 1 am

100 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapura 088521

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

$4.50 – $7.80

Traditional, Mango, Durian, Soursop, Vanilla, Chocolate, Coconut and more.

Mei Heong Yuen Dessert Novena Daily: 11.15 am till 9.30 pm

238 Thomson Road Velocity@Novena Square #02-03, Singapura 307683

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

Black Glutinous $3

Almond Black Glutinous $4

Other desserts: Cake, Ice Shaved, Pudding, Peach Gum

Reviews (Darkness Dessert 甜品屋f) from Google Maps

Reviews (Mei Heong Yuen Dessert Novena) from Google Maps

21. SUGEE CAKE

Desserts in Singapore

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In a way, Sugee Cake is the traditional butter cake’s Eastern equivalent. However, it is actually developed from Malaysian and Singaporean ancestors. The addition of ground almonds to enhance the nuttiness creates a fluffy, buttery, and nutty texture.

About Sugee Cake

  • A fluffy and buttery cake.
  • Usually eaten during festive occasions and holidays.
  • Commonly can be found in Malaysia and Singapore.
Sugee Cake Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Price Range (SGD)
Beardy Bakes Sugee Cakes Sun-Mon: Closed

Tue – Sun: 11 am till 9 pm

Sat: 10 am till 1 am

Pasir Ris Street 71, Singapura 510757

Takeaway, Delivery

Flat Sugee Cake

Size: M/L

Pax: 8 – 16

$51 – $68

Chin Mee Chin Mon: Closed

Tue – Sun: 8 am till 4 pm

204 E Coast Rd, Singapura 428903

Dine-in, Takeaway, Delivery

Sugee Cake $2.30

Other cuisines: Toast, Bread, Cupcakes, Brownies, Tart

 

Reviews (Beardy Bakes Sugee Cakes) from Google Maps

Reviews (Chin Mee Chin) from Google Maps

 

22. PINEAPPLE TARTS

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Pineapple tarts are a must-bake dessert for Chinese New Year celebrations, especially in Malaysia and Singapore. The major component of this delicacy, pineapple jam, was available in a variety of forms according to various nationalities. Another country that has a similar pastry to pineapple tarts is Taiwan, which is famous for its pineapple cake.

About Pineapple Tarts

  • A small bite-sized dessert.
  • Usually filled or topped with pineapple jam.
  • Has buttery and tangy textures.
  • Has various shapes in different countries.

It is a well-known dessert in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Brunei and one of the best desserts in Singapore.

Pineapple Tarts Shop (Recommendation) Location & Opening Hours Flavor Available &

Price Range (SGD)

Pineapple Tart Singapore Daily: 10 am till 7 pm

531A Upper Cross Street 02-34, Hong Lim Food Center, Singapura 051531

$25.90 – $30.90

Flavor: Original, Cheese, Salted Egg, Truffle, Mala

Wang Lai Bakery Daily: 10 am till 7 pm

20 #03-58 Sin Ming Ln, Midview City, Singapura 573968

Original Pineapple Tarts $21.90

Reviews (Pineapple Tart Singapore) from Google Maps

Reviews (Wang Lai Bakery) from Google Maps

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