Time for Desserts: Where to Get Macarons in Singapore
Quintessentially French, macarons are tiny meringue-like desserts that are simply the perfect pick-me-up! In a city full of macarons, finding that moist, chewy, melt-in-the-mouth version can be quite the task. We rounded up some of the best places to score a delicious macaron in Singapore - rest assured, you will be back for seconds.
Macarons.sg was started by Founder and Executive Chef Kevin Teo in 2013 because of his wife’s love for macarons and that spurred him to make macarons for a living. Quitting his job, Kevin started baking, taking in orders and soon opened a shop.
Halal-certified, there are about 28 macaron flavours for you to choose from. On top of regular flavours, Macarons.sg brings unique Asian flavoured macarons such as the Asian Honey Mango, Chinese Lychee and the Chinese White Peach. The flavours have been expanded recently, adding Ondeh Ondeh, Bandung and Thai Iced Tea to the menu.
Besides the regular-sized round macarons found in their store at Syed Alwi Road, Macarons.sg also offers wedding door gifts, macaron towers and even 5-inch giant macarons that can be used as unique birthday cakes.
Visit http://macarons.sg to find out more or email [email protected] for any macaron pre-orders.
Homegrown, international tea brand TWG Tea offers macarons infused with their signature teas. No matter what your choice of drink, there’s bound to be a delicately made macaron that you relish. The two sweet pieces of delicate meringue made with almond powder and egg whites meet a luxuriously smooth tea-infused ganache, a perfect match for TWG’s signature tea.
TWG Tea has added its signature teas, transforming the macaron into a uniquely memorable confection. Passionately innovative in the conception of tea-infused patisseries of exquisite taste and enduring quality, TWG Tea macarons are infused with exclusive tea blends and entirely handcrafted daily using only the freshest and purest natural ingredient. All-time favourites include 1837 Black Tea & Blackcurrant, Napoleon Tea & Caramel, Earl Grey Fortune & Chocolate.
Perfectly crisp with a luxuriously smooth and chewy centre, the sugar in these jewel-toned confections has been painstakingly reduced by a third, making TWG Tea macarons unique in the market, tastier and healthier. A treasured favourite that perfectly complements the uplifting and extraordinary tea tasting experience.
TWG Tea-infused Macarons are available in beautiful Macaron Gift Boxes at $15, $30, $60 for boxes of 6, 12 or 24 respectively. Discover these bite-sized jewels at a TWG Tea Salon & Boutique near you.
Located at Ngee Ann City, you have probably already fallen in love with Ladurée. This chic Parisian bakery chain is famous for their macarons world over. Try their rose petal macaron or vanilla for a more classic option. Other than macarons, they also sell Chocolates, Candy, Teas, Jams, Honey & a wide range of accessories.
For the uninitiated, Antoinette is as close to a mini French experience in Singapore as you can get. In addition to the cakes, this patisserie is known for offering twelve different flavours of macarons. Try the macaron named "Chloe" for a beautiful citrus yoghurt and yuzu macaron. Popular flavours of macaron includes Rose, Praline and the Antoniette of course.
Bonheur Patisserie is a homegrown pastry shop with almost a decade in operation, specialising in French pastries and macarons. Helm by Founder and Pastry Chef Lin Weixian who is a two-time Pastry Chef of the Year finalist at the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence.
Bonheur Patisserie is known for artisanal handmade macarons with over 25 flavours using 100% natural ingredients and also the first to introduce novelty macarons in Singapore. Bonheur Patisserie ensures only the best ingredients will go into their macarons and live by the sentence “We only sell what we will eat”. Apart from retail sales, Bonheur Patisserie caters to customisation for celebrations as well as corporate orders.
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