Never too cheesy!
Having been around since Ancient Greece, Cheesecakes are truly a dessert that have stood the test of time. A versatile and fully flexible sweet treat, they have evolved over the centuries and remain a favourite till this day, with variations popping up in every nook and cranny around the world.
In Singapore, love for cheesecakes has re-emerged during the Circuit Breaker, accompanied by a flurry of new flavours and versions. This December, we round up some of our favourite Cheesecakes in town—from good ol’ classics to modern renditions—and let you decide what’s best.
Ready? Say cheese!
Looking for a good ol’ classic cheesecake in a sea of new and re-imagined cheesecakes? Look no further! Pop by Hard Rock Cafe along Cuscaden Road and be treated to a generous portion of their old-fashioned New York-style cheesecake that’s not too sweet and refreshingly light. Topped with a fresh strawberry sauce, it’s just the thing to end your meal on a sweet note.
New York Cheesecake: $16.95
Having gained popularity over recent months, burnt cheesecakes are now a dime a dozen in Singapore. But behold what some call the best in town—Olivia Restaurant’s Creamy Homemade Cheesecake. Held together by a buttery crust, their cream and blue cheese with almond sable concoction comes slightly melted, and features an intense mix of flavours that is guaranteed to blow your mind. Try it to believe it.
Olivia’s Creamy Homemade Cheesecake: $14
Helmed by Singaporean pastry chef Cindy Khoo, Hilton Hotel’s D9 Cakery’s Signature 100% Philadelphia American Cheesecakes have been a best-seller for over 47 years. And that comes as no surprise. Offering 3 flavours from traditional to blueberry and walnut, these simple yet delicate creations feature exquisitely smooth textures, and are the go-to option when looking for something classic.
American / Blueberry / Walnut Cheesecake: $10
If you’re like us and have an insatiable sweet tooth, then you’ll probably love Typhoon Cafe as much as we do. Bringing the taste of Taiwan to Singapore, here you get to tuck into a myriad of Taiwanese-inspired dishes that’ll leave you hankering for more. Milk tea and cheesecake? Sign us up!
Cake + Tea Set: $12.83
This bespoke bar at Regent Singapore may be a regular in the World’s Top 50 Bars list, but don’t be fooled—they make pretty mean desserts too. Their Big Apple Cheesecake has been a mainstay on their menu for 6 years, and is undoubtedly a hot favourite amongst their regular clientele. Who knew cheesecakes and cocktails could go so well together?
Big Apple Cheesecake: $14
Trust homegrown cafe Grub to come up with a re-imagined version of the cheesecake with a local twist—the Kaya Burnt Cheesecake. This first-in-Singapore, baked in-house treat features a creamy centre, and seamlessly blends flavours of pandan and cheese together to create a sweet treat that’s hard to resist. Quantities are limited, so be sure to book a table and request for a slice before heading down!
GRUB Kaya Burnt Cheesecake: $9