8 Halal Spots To Get Your Chinese Dessert Fix In SG


Shasha Dania •  Nov 01, 2020

Whether you're looking for ice-cold cheng tng to chill out with on a hot day, or a hot bowl of tao suan to keep you warm on a rainy evening - there's something about halal Chinese desserts that make them perfect for every occasion. ? Here are the top 8 halal Chinese dessert spots in Singapore to satisfy your sweet tooth!

P.S. Treat yourself to even more desserts with these 14 unique halal desserts in SG!

1. Abang Recipes

You might be more familiar with Abang Recipe's wide variety of halal Chinese zi char dishes but they also have some traditional Chinese desserts! Their Peanut Tang Yuan with Soya Beancurd is the must-try dessert on the menu and it's freshly made too. ? Plus each bowl is less than $3!

P.S. Check out 11 more halal eateries in Serangoon and Woodlands with our neighbourhood guide!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price: $2.10

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 9PM

Address: 604 Sembawang Rd, Sembawang Shopping Centre #B1-08/09, Singapore 758459

Contact: 65703080 or Whatsapp 98774055

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2. Ayman Alam Desserts

Looking for that perfect bowl of Cheng Tng? Head over to Chomp Chomp Food Centre in Serangoon Gardens to try Ayman Alam Desserts's traditional version! Their Cheng Tng uses 11 ingredients to refresh your body in a specific way - like Sterculia Seed which is meant to cool the throat, Peach Resin which is chock full of collagen, and Gingko to help boost your memory. The 'soup' isn't too sweet either - and you can get a large bowl for just $5! ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price: $4

Opening hours: Wed-Sun; 5PM-11PM (Closed Mon-Tues)

Address: Serangoon Gardens Chomp Chomp Food Centre Stall #13, 20 Kensington Park Rd, Singapore 557269 (Next to the washrooms at the back of the food centre)

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3. Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery

Founded in 1968, Lek Lim Nonya Confectionery is one place in Singapore where you can still get traditionally-made Chinese and local 'kueh'. They've actually continued to make all of their kuehs by hand! Their signature treat is definitely the Ang Ku Kueh with peanut or salted bean fillings. ? They also have Kueh Kao Swee, Ubi Kayu, and savoury options like 'Gu Cai Kueh' (Chives Kueh) and Soon Kueh.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price: $0.65-$1.50

Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 6AM-5PM, Sun; 6AM-2PM

Address: 84 Bedok North St 4 #01-21, Singapore 460084

Contact: 64490815

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4. Dough Culture

Who said desserts only need to be sweet? ? Dough Culture's Tau Suan is a savoury treat that hits the spot at the end of a long day! This simple dessert is made from split mung beans in a thick gravy, and topped with some fried, crunchy you tiao pieces. They also have a variety of sweet and savoury fried snacks you can add on, like Butterfly Buns, Red Bean Buns, and Salted Buns!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price: $1-$2

Outlet details: Click here for all outlets

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5. Tauhuay.SG

Tauhuay.SG is one of the newest eateries on our list - their physical store only opened on the 8th of October 2020! Their menu specialises in fresh homemade beancurd and soy milk, including Beancurd with Gula Melaka, Beancurd with Cincau, and Beancurd with Tangyuan. Or try all of it at once with their 5 Treasure dish - it's cold beancurd topped with cincau, red bean, taro balls, and sweet potato balls! ?

P.S. They also have islandwide delivery!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price: $1.70-$4

Opening hours: Wed-Mon; 9.30AM-6PM (Closed Tuesdays)

Address: 60 Joo Chiat Rd, Champion Hotel #01-01, Singapore 427726

Contact: 69777254

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6. Lickety

Bubble egglet waffles aren't a traditional Chinese dish, but we can't say no to this Hong Kong-style dessert! ? Available in both Buttermilk and Red Velvet, Lickety's waffles are everything you dreamt of – soft on the inside, crisp and buttery on the outside. Fill it up with your favourite ice cream and toppings and it's the perfect treat to cool down with on a hot day!

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Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price: $5

Opening hours: Sun-Thurs; 12PM-10PM, Fri-Sat; 12PM-11PM

Address: 34 Bussorah St, Singapore 199452

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7. WOWs Chee

This Muslim-owned home-based business is serving up muah chee like you've never had it before! ? Apart from traditional peanut-coated muah chee, WOWs Chee has muah chee in locally-inspired flavours like Pandan Gula Melaka and Sangkaya. They even have unique flavours like Thai Tea Creme Brulee, Biscuity Biscoff, and Salted Caramel Oreo! ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Order via:Online form


8. Zuliyana's Royal Chinese Treats

Credit: Authentic Halal Cheng Tng by Zuliyana's Royal Chinese Treats on Facebook

Here's another place you can get your halal cheng tng fix! ? Zuliyana's Royal Chinese Treats serves up this dessert in bottle form, which are perfect as gifts or even party favours. With ingredients like sweet potato, barley, gingko, red dates, and even white fungus we're sure that this sweet treat will really hit the spot on a hot day! Order slots are announced on their Facebook page so stay tuned for regular updates!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Order via: Facebook DM


It's time to treat yourself! ?