Feeling jelak thanks to all the boxes of durian you ordered this month? Don’t fret. After all, there are many different ways to indulge in durian! Yes, there’s also durian cake delivery, and even pastries, rolls, puffs, and more. Spiky on the outside, sweet or bittersweet on the inside, a multitude of flavours lies within each bite of the fruit—let alone when it’s combined with the eternal dessert favourite, cakes!
Just in time for durian season, we have shortlisted 5 Best Durian Cakes in Singapore that youneed to order today. Show your en-durian love for the King of Fruits with a variety of baked creations. Plus, discover quality meals and sweet treats delivered to you, everywhere and anywhere, with Oddle Eats!
1. Ellenborough Market Café @ Swissotel Merchant Court: An assortment of durian cakes, puffs, rolls, and tarts
D24 lovers, have the D24 Swiss Roll ($6 per slice, $22 for 7″ roll). And if you’re new to the world of durian, the Durian & Hazelnut Tartlet ($12) is a prime choice for something less overpowering! With so many types of bakes, you will never get tired of durian.
2. Pan Pacific Hotel: Creative, modern takes on durian-infused treats
Pan Pacific Singapore presents an indulgent range of cakes and tarts curated by Pastry Chef Eddy Yau and his team. This East-meets-West collection redefines and modernises classic pastries with creative ingredients that are familiar to local taste buds, yet with a remarkable touch of uniqueness in these sweet treats.
Durian Coffee Cake
Durian Lychee Cake
Take your pick from three signature bakes, namely, their Durian Puff ($10.17), Durian Coffee Cake ($11.24) and Durian Lychee Cake ($11.24). If you are unsure of what to choose, opt for their Durian Trio ($27.82), which includes all three flavours. Do take note that a 1-day preorder is required.
Plus, with the Mid-Autumn Festival coming up, you might be on the lookout for mooncakes, too. Thankfully, they have the Mao Shan Wang Durian Mooncake ($105.72 for 4 pcs), which is only available between 23 Aug 2021 to 21 Sep 2021. Don’t miss out, modern mooncake lovers!
3. Sheraton Towers Singapore: A durian cake with light flavours and fluffy sponge
You may have known about Sheraton Towers and the famous Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant. But did you know that they have a top-notch durian cake on their patisserie menu as well? Yes, their Durian Cake ($65) is packed with durian mousse, and a fluffy layer of Vanilla Sponge, all infused with a hint of coconut milk. Do place your orders at least 3 days in advance to avoid disappointment.
4. The Deli at Goodwood Park Hotel: Birthplace of Singapore’s beloved Durian Fiesta
Cakes? Pastries? Or ice cream? The Deli at Goodwood Park Hotel has got them all, luxuriously infused with premium durian, just for you! Delight in an array of decadent desserts from their Durian Fiesta range, which is only available till 1 August 2021.
The selection can be overwhelming, but one thing’s for sure. You have to devour the star that launched the hotel’s first Durian Fiesta in 1983, the D24 Mousse Cake (from $14.95 per slice). This legendary cake has earned its ardent following through the decades, with its generous amounts of pulpy mousse. Mao Shan Wang lovers, don’t miss out on the ‘Mao Shan Wang’ Mousse Cake (from $72.90 for 500g). Other must-try items include the D24 Kueh Dadar ($20.56 for 2 pcs), D24 Crepe (from $14.95 per piece) and D24 & Sweet Potato in Chestnut Tartlet ($44.86 for 6 pcs).
What’s more, from now till 1 August 2021, all Citi and DBS/POSB Cardmembers can enjoy 15% off your order. Not applicable for Mao Shan Wang products or ice cream tubs.
A 3-day preorder is required, and the last day to place your orders for this year’s Durian Fiesta is 27 July 2021. So head on over and get a taste of these durian delights, pronto!
5. The Pine Garden: Up the nostalgic factor with this old school bakery
When all that is constant has changed, it’s a rare comfort to rediscover the little things that have stayed the same. By that, I mean old school cakes and rolls from The Pine Garden! With more than 3 decades of history, this heartland bakery is here for every joyous occasion. Old favourites shine anew, and beloved recipes are reimagined and introduced again in a new light.
Innovation and tradition come together in the Mao Shan Wang (Cat Mountain King) Durian Cake (from $61 for 0.5kg). With durian pulp sandwiched between layers of vanilla sponge and topped with mini durian puffs, you are guaranteed a satisfying treat. Do note that a preorder of 3 days is required, so secure yours now.