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Monday, 11 August 2014

Tea Break at Hatter Street Bakehouse

Blk 212 Hougang Street 21, #01-333 Singapore 530212
Tel: 6988 4591

Having heard of this cafe for sometime, and wondering about their much-raved about desserts, we finally headed down yesterday after visiting some clients in the vicinity. Being a strictly desserts-only cafe / bakery, it was understandable that they only open from 1.00pm onwards.

Bearing an adorable interior with cats painted onto the walls, and other pretty ornaments strewn around, one quickly forgets that they are in a HDB estate cafe. The girls are friendly and the small cafe had delicious smells of waffles wafting through it.

We tried to decide on what to eat but were spoilt for choices since there were so many choices (and we had just taken lunch nearby) and interesting pastries  - Snickers Cheesecake, Yin Yang, White Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Tart etc. Everything looked tantalizing, seriously.

In the end we decided to try one of their specialities - waffles (named "Whoaffles" herein). I opted for the vanilla one (SGD$8.90) as it came with salted caramel sauce. The waffles were amazing - crispy on the outside and then it just melted on the tongue like molasses. It was not too sweet, but the flavor was enhanced by the creamy vanilla ice-cream and my favorite salted caramel sauce. It was seriously good, we were tempted to get another one.

We also tried a Kumquet (lemon) Tart (SGD$6.00) that came with a buttery, crunchy crust filled with a delicious sweet-sour lemony center lined with sweet cream. It was a refreshing dessert that perked up a sleepy and dull weekday afternoon.

I had a Matcha Latte (SGD$5.50) as well, one of my all-time favorite beverages. The sight of the adorable latte art gave me a delight surprise, since it was the first time I had this on a green tea latte, and the rabbit face was so cute.  The green tea latte lacked the creamy smoothness of Starbucks' , but exuded a lovely tea flavor amongst the state of foam and thick murkiness.

All in all, we enjoyed the pastries here immensely, and it definitely surpassed expectations by a whole lot. We would surely be back, and well, the only drawback would be that they only accept cash payment.

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