A famous quote by an unknown author goes: “The more you weigh, the harder you are to kidnap. Stay safe. Eat cake.” There is no better time to indulge those cake cravings than during the holiday season. Get into the Christmas spirit with these eye-catching delectable creations and enjoy early bird discounts with takeaway or delivery.
Alice Boulangerie’s Alice’s Christmas Log Cake ($96, 1kg) has delectable layers of pistachio mousseline, molten pistachio praline and red berries compote (a delightful blend of cranberry, strawberry and raspberry). And for its crowning glory, a 3D Alice squirrel made from orange dark chocolate mousse. Order here.
Bubo’s Candela Red Christmas Tree ($100, 230g), which comes with hazelnuts and pistachios, makes for a striking centrepiece on the dining table this Yuletide season. You can even light up this chocolate sculpture by using your mobile phone (just slide it under the tree) for a dash of Christmas magic. Order here.
Carlton Hotel Singapore
Carlton Hotel Singapore’s Golden Bird’s Nest Yule Log ($78, 1kg) makes its debut this year. Inside is a delicate layer of osmanthus sponge coupled with a velvety osmanthus vanilla crémeux, sous-vide water chestnuts, fresh mango compote and bird’s nest enveloped by luscious dark chocolate. Order here.
Cat & The Fiddle
Cat & The Fiddle’s Rocky Road Cheesecake (halal, $47.12, 1.1kg; UP $58.90) is one delicious good-looker. An Oreo biscuit crust holds 10 slices of milk chocolate cheese mousse with macadamia nuts, almonds, cranberries, and mini marshmallows. Order here.
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s Marshmallow Berries Log ($98, 900g), with layers of chocolate mousse, wild berry pudding, and crispy feuilletine chocolate, resembles a fairy-tale cottage wrapped in a velvety vanilla marshmallow. Enjoy 25 percent off until Dec 22. Order here.
Goodwood Park Hotel
Goodwood Park Hotel’s Santa’s Reindeer Tart ($66.67, 1kg) will put you on a sugar high. With a crumbly pastry crust, this rendition of the beloved pecan pie is filled with rich and earthy crushed pecans and tart dried cranberries. Order here.
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach’s Yuzu Mango Matcha Yule Log ($78, 1kg) might look simple, but its luscious Japanese matcha cream filling complements mango and yuzu flavours, making it a refreshing change from traditional holiday treats. Order here.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
One Farrer Hotel
One Farrer Hotel’s Carousel Fruit Cake ($118, 1kg) is almost too pretty to eat, but we must! Ideal for the family is the Christmas Macaron Tree ($118, 1kg) with quirkily iced macarons that carry a surprise inside the tree. Early birds get 25 percent off until Dec 1. Order here.
ParkRoyal on Beach Road
Patisserie Cle’s Christmas Gift Box ($90) comprises nine Christmas-themed sweet treats: Christmas Tree, Apple Berry Tart, Reindeer, Snowman, Santa Hat, Noelle, Mont Blanc, Black Forest Bauble, and Rogue. The items in the Christmas Gift Box can also be purchased in stores as an a la carte option from Dec onwards. Order here.
Shangri-La Singapore’s Once Upon A Time 3D cake ($128, 1.5kg) is an impressive creation that has been meticulously handcrafted with intricate details. It features a delectable combination of earl grey tea-infused light cream, financier, zesty mandarin orange marmalade. Other Christmas offerings include Santa Sleigh, Rich Mango Indulgence, Mao Shan Wang Durian and Coconut, Triple Truffle Crunchy, and All-Time Favourite Grandma Chocolate Log Cakes. Order here.
The Westin Singapore
The Westin Singapore’s Valrhona Strawberry Passion Crunchy Santa Yule Log Cake (early bird price $76+, UP $80+) is a visual feast decorated with reindeers, Christmas trees and of course, Santa. Available for takeaway from Nov 27. Order here.
Tigerlily Patisserie’s Nutcracker Suite ($49.80) is a box of whimsical entremets comprising four petit gateaux: Santa’s Hat, Viva la Vanilla, Ondeh Bauble, and the signature Chocolate Hazelnut Tart. Available for online pre-orders only from now till Jan 10, 2024. Order here.
*Prices may exclude GST. Check with respective bakeries and hotels for further details.
Additional text by Nida Seah.