If you are feeling guilty about eating the last slice of cake from your colleague’s birthday celebration or groaning about how you managed to put away three ice cream sundaes over the last weekend, you are not alone. Anyone with a sweet tooth knows that the hardest thing to do is to resist desserts, even if they are bad for health. So, what can you do as a sweet tooth, when the craving for desserts comes along?
Let us introduce you to some guilt-free dessert places so that you can indulge without feeling the guilt!
1. The Ugly Cake Shop
The Ugly Cake Shop serves up anything but ugly. The cakes here are delicious and comes with vegan options! What? Vegan? Yes, there are vegan options for cakes and why wait if you want to indulge your sweet tooth without feeling the guilt? Try the vegan Zainasaurus Chocolate Cake – a rich chocolate cake that is filled with a bittersweet ganache and topped with crunchy cocoa nibs. The café also uses high-quality raw ingredients, and do not use artificial colourings or flavourings in their cakes. The bakery also keeps away from fondant and gum paste. Therefore, you can be assured that the cakes you buy here and fresh and healthy!
Address: 535 Kallang Bahru, GB Point, #01-06
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am to 7pm
More information available here
Have you heard of Sugalight? It is an ice cream maker that does not put sugar into their ice cream! Gasp! It is a sugar-free option that is great for diabetics, hyperactive children as well as those who are looking for a guilt-free treat! Natural sugar replacement such as xylitol and maltitol with a lower glycemic index (GI) are used instead. It has even obtained HPB’s “Healthier Snack” logo.
Address: 15 Jalan Tepong, Jurong Food Hub, #01-08 (Main Factory); click here to get a list of café partners that carry the Sugalight ice cream.
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm (except Public Holiday) – Main Factory; Opening hours for the café partners are in the link above
Kindly call 6440 3644 before heading to the Main Factory to purchase.
3. Cake Spade
Cake Spade is a cake boutique that serves up splendid cakes for everyone! Located conveniently at Tanjong Pagar Road, Cake Spade spots a nice ambience for those who dine-in. If you are looking for a fat-free treat, look out for their nonbaked tofu cheesecakes. While these cakes are made like any regular cakes with sugar, flour and dairy, these tofu cheesecakes sport healthy tofu in place of cream cheese! With tofu replacing the cream cheese in a cheesecake, you can enjoy it to the fullest without any worry.
Address: 83 Tanjong Pagar Road
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday 12pm to 9.30pm; Friday, Saturday and Eves of PH 12pm to 10.30pm; closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
More information available here
4. Delcie’s Desserts
Delcie’s Desserts serves up perfectly healthy cakes and treats made from natural cake recipes that avoid using any forms of eggs, dairy products and whey protein. Such baking methods make Delcie’s Dessert an ideal place to grab a gluten-free treat whenever you feel like it. Some of the gluten-free cakes that you can try are the Mud Fudge, the Chocolate Truffle and the Banana Hot Fudge.
Address: 34 Whampoa West, #01-83
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11am to 8pm
More information available here.
5. Project Acai
Acai bowls are gaining popularity in Singapore as superfood alternatives to desserts. Project Acai has the first mover advantage as the first dedicated acai café. It opened its first outlet in 2015 and now had four outlets. The acai bowls are made of delicious acai berries as a base. The berries are blended manually in small batches so that customers get the freshest acai in every bowl. The toppings for the bowls varies according to what you choose. For example, the Original Flower Bowl includes up to 14 different fruits and superfood toppings.