Check out these iconic bakeries in Singapore – popular with the locals – for traditional kueh, cakes, cookies and more!
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Famed for its handcrafted pineapple tarts, red velvet cake, moon pies and bean curd tarts, the confectionery also trots out old-school buttercream cakes, swiss rolls and cutomised cakes that taste as good as they look.
For a list of its retail outlets, visit www.lecafe.com.sg
NEXT: Neo Kian Guan Confectionery & Cake →
With over 80 years in the business, the bakers at Neo Kian Guan know what they’re doing – and you can rest assured! According to its website, all the confectioner’s products are hand-crafted and contain no artificial preservatives or flavourings. Choose from traditional Chinese biscuits and cake sets, mini tarts, butter cakes and so on.
Visit Blk 7 Hougang Ave 3 #01-50, tel: 6382-4352 or www.nkgconfectionery.com.
This popular heartland bakery, which has been around for 34 years, boasts a wide selection of baked goods including old-school buttercream cakes, mooncakes and pies for all occasions. These also include confections for weddings, Christmas, Father and Mother’s Day. Order their delicious cookies for Chinese New Year here.
NEXT: Tai Chong Kok →
Known for its traditional mooncakes, nian gao, egg tarts and pastries, the store – located on Chinatown’s Sago Street – usually sees large crowds during traditional Chinese festivals such as the Mid-Autumn Festival. The store also offers an array of baked goods for auspicious occasions including longevity noodles and peaches, classic Cantonese confections, and pastries.
For a list of its retail outlets, visit www.taichongkok.com.
Aside from an astounding array of pastries, from traditional walnut and butter cakes to sponge cakes, it also provides packages and accessories for Cantonese, Teochew, Hokkien and Hainanese weddings.
Visit 423 Sembawang Road, Tel: 6257-1566, or www.ginthye.com.
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The halal-certified cake shop moved to its current premises in Bedok in 1978. Running the show now is third-generation owner Gavan Sing, the founder’s grandson. Products include traditional nonya kueh, pastries and cakes, savouries such as otah and nasi lemak, bee hoon and more.
Visit 84 Bedok North Street 4 #01-21 , tel: 64490-0815 or www.kuehkueh.com.sg.
For a touch of tradition and nostalgia, turn to Flavour Favours. Its offerings, which come from Tan Hock Seng (a traditional Hokkien cake shop that has been around since the 1930s), include snacks like Yun Pian Gao, peanut brittle, assorted candies as well as bean paste pastries that wil delight both adults and kids. Plus, they’re packaged beautifully.
Visit 21A Kreta Ayer Rd, tel: 8533-9916 or www.ffavours.com.
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