Bubble tea bread pudding, and 9 more Christmas desserts to try if you have log cake fatigue

You can still have your cake and eat it too.

Stunning Christmas desserts that aren’t log cakes
Stunning Christmas desserts that aren’t log cakes
25 Nov 2019

Stunning Christmas desserts that aren’t log cakes

Log cakes are an essential Christmas tradition, but let’s face it, the log-like aesthetic isn’t the prettiest regardless of how you dress it up. So if you are looking to shake things up at your party, impress with these unconventional yuletide offerings, from bubble tea bread pudding to Christmas tree cakes.

Boba Bread Pudding from Neo Garden Catering
Boba Bread Pudding from Neo Garden Catering
25 Nov 2019

Boba Bread Pudding from Neo Garden Catering

Neo Garden has taken the Christmas bread pudding and given it a local spin with Singapore’s buzziest drink of 2019 – brown sugar bubble tea. Serve the chewy brown sugar pearls and milk tea sauce separately so guests can douse as much of it on their dessert as they desire.

Price: $52.80. Order at Neogarden.com.sg/christmas.

Champs-Elysées Yule Cake from Sofitel Singapore City Centre
Champs-Elysées Yule Cake from Sofitel Singapore City Centre
25 Nov 2019

Champs-Elysées Yule Cake from Sofitel Singapore City Centre

This fluffy yet edgy masterpiece takes inspiration from the snow-covered streets of Paris’s famous Champs Elysées. Beneath the studs and snow of ivory chocolate and yuzu-infused mascarpone are blueberry compote and vanilla crème between layers of coconut dacquoise.

Price: $72. Order at here.

Carousel Cake from Shangri-La Hotel
Carousel Cake from Shangri-La Hotel
25 Nov 2019

Carousel Cake from Shangri-La Hotel

This show-stopping cake will wow your guests well before they take their first bite. Made with pain d'épices (French spice cake), orange marmalade, and jivara bavaroise, the intricate creation is decorated with festive characters handcrafted from fondant and chocolate. The carousel can’t revolve, but it makes a charming centrepiece nonetheless. Only 50 cakes available.

Price: $298. Available at Shophouse at Shangri-La Hotel till Dec 25

Hazelnut Chocolate Tart from Pan Pacific Singapore
Hazelnut Chocolate Tart from Pan Pacific Singapore
25 Nov 2019

Hazelnut Chocolate Tart from Pan Pacific Singapore

We’re drawn to this decadent tart not just because it looks like a giant éclair, but also because of what’s inside. Encased in the chocolate tart shell are layers of smooth hazelnut praline mousse, feuilletine, chocolate sponge, and milk chocolate hazelnut gianduja, and finished with a satin dark chocolate glaze.

Price: $65. To order, call 6826 8240, email dining.ppsin@panpacific.com or visit ppsinshop.com.

Neon Christmas Cakes from Janice Wong
Neon Christmas Cakes from Janice Wong
25 Nov 2019

Neon Christmas Cakes from Janice Wong

Trust dessert maestro Janice Wong to come up with the most vibrant, artsy cakes of the lot. Splashed in neon hues, these avant-garde works of edible art are not only a feast for the eyes but also the palate with their unique flavours such as Apricot Mango Coconut (yellow) and Chestnut Green Tea (green). We’re most intrigued by the neon blue Almond Rum Raison that is modelled after a pine cone and filled with ginger almond sponge, rum and raisin chocolate,  and almond praline mousse.

Price: $9.50 each. Available from Dec 1 to 26 at Janice Wong outlets at Paragon, B1-K28, and Raffles City Shopping Centre, B1-48.

Christmas Chiffon Cake from SPRMRKT
Christmas Chiffon Cake from SPRMRKT
25 Nov 2019

Christmas Chiffon Cake from SPRMRKT

Be the most popular person at your Christmas party with this boozy chiffon cake. Made with bourbon-spiked chocolate chiffon cloaked with coconut shavings and topped with white chocolate matcha Christmas trees, this dreamy concoction is sure to give you the feels.

Price: $89. Available for preorder online at sprmrkt.com.sg till Dec 18.

Beetroot and Hibiscus Orange Pie from Cedele
Beetroot and Hibiscus Orange Pie from Cedele
25 Nov 2019

Beetroot and Hibiscus Orange Pie from Cedele

Want something light to counter the heavy feasting? Cedele’s Beetroot & Hibiscus Orange Pie could be the answer. Made with orange and hibiscus scented beetroot custard, the pie is fragrant and high in fibre and anti-oxidants. We also like how the beetroot gives the pie a vivid colour.

Price: $55. Order at Cedele stores or online at Cedelemarket.com.sg.

White Christmas from Antoinette
White Christmas from Antoinette
25 Nov 2019

White Christmas from Antoinette

Antoinette’s White Christmas will add festive cheer to any dining table. Beneath the thick blanket of white chocolate ganache are layers of white chocolate vanilla mousse and finger sponge cake studded with white peach coulis, mango bits, and passionfruit crémeux. Too bad the snowflake isn’t edible.

Price: $90. Call 6293 3121 (Penhas) or 6235 5109 (Millenia Walk) to preorder.

Celebrity Festive Tree Cakes from Resorts World Sentosa
Celebrity Festive Tree Cakes from Resorts World Sentosa
25 Nov 2019

Celebrity Festive Tree Cakes from Resorts World Sentosa

For those who prefer their own individual ‘Christmas tree’, go for Resorts World Sentosa’s mini trees. These ‘gram-worthy creations come in five flavours, each embodying the cuisine style of its celebrity chef restaurants, from the decadent chocolate bark, macadamia nuts and coriander, chocolate truffle and passion curd for Osia Steak & Seafood Grill, to Syun’s exotic black sesame ladyfinger biscuit filled with yuzu custard.

Price: $86 for five mini cakes. Order at rwsentosa.com.

The Christmas Black Forest Cake from Awfully Chocolate
The Christmas Black Forest Cake from Awfully Chocolate
25 Nov 2019

The Christmas Black Forest Cake from Awfully Chocolate

Awfully Chocolate gives the classic black forest cake a twist with a fluffy hand-torched Italian meringue frosting. Between each layer of decadent chocolate cake is kirsch cream, chocolate fudge, dark cherries, and sour cherries, while the meringue topping adds another dimension.

Price: $108. Preorder at any Awfully Chocolate store or online at awfullychocolate.com.

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