20 Best Pandan Cakes in Singapore to Savour

Previously named the national cake of Singapore, pandan cake is a famous local pastry. It is made with pandan leaves, which give it a unique flavour and aroma. While local bakery and household name Bengawan Solo is credited for popularising the treat, many other bakeries in Singapore have put their spin on the classic treat as well.

#1 Chalk Farm

Chalk Farm located at Paragon and Parkway Parade is known for its variety of pastries and kueh, and their light chiffon cakes are just as sublime. The Pandan Chiffon is features a moist chiffon scented with freshly extracted pandan juice and elevated with delicious gula melaka buttercream. 

Address: Multiple outlets

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#2 Old Seng Choon

A popular and well-loved pandan chiffon cake created from an exclusive collaboration between Old Seng Choon’s founder-chef Daniel Tay and Singapore chiffon cake extraordinaire Susanne Ng. Sink your teeth in this soft and fragrant pandan chiffon cake full of natural sweetness with a hint of gula melaka. This sweet chiffon is cotton-soft, light and moist inside, and with a nice golden brown colour on the outside.

Address: Multiple outlets

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#3 Yummi Chiffon

Those working in the Tanjong Pagar area might’ve come across this tiny join at the MRT station selling a selection of cakes that are said to be healthier than usual and made with no artificial colouring or added preservatives. Light on the flavour and aroma, their pandan cake has flecks of dessicated coconut in its batter to add a slight texture to each bite!

Address: 120 Maxwell Rd, #B1-06 MRT Station, Singapore 069119
Opening Hours: 7 AM–6 PM Mon to Fri. Closed Sat & Sun

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#4 Pine Garden

Rated by CNN Travel to be one of the best pandan chiffon cake in Singapore, you’ll be hit by a whiff of natural pandan aroma as you sink your teeth into this pillowy-soft local favourite by Pine Garden. So light and fluffy, you might just be tempted to finish the whole cake in one sitting!

Address: Online only

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#5 Sinpopo

If you love old-school treats and recipes of the past with a modern twist, the Kueh Sarlat Cake from Sinpopo will be right up your alley. Every bite oozes of the rich flavours of coconut milk, pandan and blue pea hand-pressed sticky rice, all handmade daily in small batches.

Address: Multiple outlets

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#6 Polar Puffs & Cakes

Loaded with aromatic pandan buttercream, the pandan Swiss roll by Polar Puffs & Cakes is flavourful and soft. Perfect for those with a sweet tooth, it has a honeyed taste that will undoubtedly make a satisfying breakfast or afternoon tea snack.

Address: Multiple outlets

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#7 The Hainan Story Bakery

The Hainan Story has multiple outlets islandwide that dishes out classic Hainanese dishes, but they also have a bakery at Hillion Mall that serves yummy pastries. Get your hands on their Mini Swiss Rolls which include an Ondeh Ondeh roll featuring a pandan sponge with a generous core of gula melaka cream!

Address: 17 Petir Rd, #01-43, Singapore 678278
Opening Hours: 8:30 AM–9 PM daily

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#8 HarriAnn’s Nonya Table

HarriAnn’s is well-known for their Nyonya kueh, but they also have pandan cakes on their menu, like the Pandan Chiffon Cake that’s cottony soft and boasts fragrant notes from fresh coconut milk and freshly squeezed pandan juice, or the Pandan Kaya Swiss Roll, a jade-green sponge made with pure pandan juice extract, slathered generously with homemade kaya crafted from fresh coconut milk and farm-fresh eggs.

Address: Multiple outlets

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#9 Rich and Good Cake Shop

Rich and Good Cake Shop is known for their variety of swiss rolls. Try their Pandan Cheese Swiss Roll for something different, a unique pairing between fragrant pandan and sweet cream cheese. For something closer to tradition, you can also get their Pandan Chiffon Cake that is light, fluffy, and infused with a delicate pandan flavour.

Address: 24 Kandahar St, Singapore 198887
Opening Hours: 10:30 AM–5 PM Mon, 9 AM–5 PM Tues to Sat. Closed on Sun

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#10 Love Confectionery

Located near Alexandra Village Food Centre, this old-school bakery features a nostalgic décor and traditional cakes and pastries. While their pandan chiffon cake is simple and straightforward, it captures the taste of our childhoods and it’s a popular pick amongst the local residents in the neighbourhood! 

Address: 122 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-60 Block 122, Singapore 150122
Opening Hours: 12–6 PM daily

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#11 Pure Pandan

Many might already be familiar with this shop for their Classic Pure Pandan Chiffon Cake. The chiffon cakes here are made with only fresh pandan juice. No artificial paste, pandan essence or colourings are added. Besides pandan chiffon cakes, Pure Pandan also has other flavours of chiffon cakes, made with only natural ingredients.

Address: 264 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058813
Opening Hours: 9 AM–7 PM daily

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#12 Cotton Chiffon

Not all pandan leaves are equal, and Cotton Chiffon uses only the highest grade pandan leaves, cold pressed to extract the most potent flavouring for their Amazing Pandan CC. They also cater to those with dietary restrictions with a gluten-free option as well as a sugar-free option. The online bakery also creates other variations of pandan chiffons, such as the Pandan Triple Swirl CC which features pandan, coffee and chocolate layered together.

Address: Online only

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#13 Dulcet & Studio

Dulcet & Studio may have perfected the pandan cake recipe with a chiffon cake that is fluffy and moist all at the same time. Made with high-quality ingredients like imported Hokkaido milk, Japanese flour and freshly squeezed pandan leaves, it is an experience not to be missed. If you prefer something creamy, Dulcet & Studio also has a Pandan Roll that features soft cream and gula melaka jelly cubes.

Address: Multiple outlets

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#14 Violet Oon

Bringing together well-loved local flavours, Violet Oon’s Pandan Gula Melaka Cream Cake combines a light and airy sponge cake infused with fresh pandan juice with alternating delicate layers of gula melaka crunch, dessicated coconut tossed in a gula melaka syrup, and a classic buttercream frosting for a truly decadent treat. This goodie has to be pre-ordered at least three working days in advance, and picked up at their ION outlet.

Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #03-22 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening Hours: 11:30 AM–10 PM daily 

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#15 Cheng’s @ 27

Cheng’s @ 27 has a history that spans three generations. Their Gula Melaka Chiffon Cake is a superb pandan chiffon cake enhanced with gula melaka, and the secret to its deliciousness lies in its quality ingredients of freshly pressed pandan juice, organic extra virgin coconut oil, and a special technique that creates its nuanced flavour. Made fresh daily, the cake also has less sugar and preservative-laden essences found in other chiffon cakes on the market.

Address: 27 Yong Siak St, Singapore 168654
Opening Hours: 9 AM–9 PM daily

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#16 Joe & Dough

Joe & Dough’s Gula Melaka Pandan Cake is one that invokes nostalgia – think soft pandan-infused butter cake topped with velvety gula melaka and desiccated coconut. The cake also boasts a buttery texture and while it might not be the fanciest cake around, the decadent flavours make up for what it lacks. It’s no wonder this has become a mainstay since its first launch in 2014!

Address: Multiple outlets

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#17 PrimaDeli

While they’re well known for their Pandan waffles, PrimaDeli’s does a decent pandan chiffon cake too. Their new and improved recipe features a stronger and sweeter pandan aroma! The sponge is moist with an airy crumb that’s perfect with a cup of tea or coffee, and incredibly difficult to just stop at just one slice. Not to mention with over 40 outlets in Singapore, they are incredibly accessible for the masses!

Address: Multiple outlets

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#18 Bengawan Solo

Bengawan Solo is arguably the most famous brand for popularising pandan chiffon cakes. Light, airy and fluffy with a milky sweet taste, they are made with aromatic fresh pandan juice and freshly squeezed coconut milk. The bakery remains tight-lipped about other aspects of its iconic recipe and how it achieves its signature fluffy mouthfeel!

Address: Multiple outlets

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#19 Ah Ma Homemade Cake

Ah Ma Homemade Cake’s claim to fame is their castella cake that requires a delicate hand to create its tall and fluffy structure. While the Original Castella Cake is a crowd-favourite, their Pandan Castella Cake is a close second. Light, ultra-fluffy, and made with freshly squeezed pandan leaves, this is one to try for all pandan fans. The bakery also has a Kaya Pandan variation!

Address: 60 Paya Lebar Rd, B1-46 Paya Lebar Square, Singapore 409051
Opening Hours: 10:30 AM–9 PM daily

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#20 Mad About Pandan Cake

This home-based baker who prefers not to be named is the cousin of former actor James Lye and the pandan cake here boasts of celeb fans! Fresh coconut milk and pandan juice from about 30 leaves go into the making of just one cake, resulting in an intense pandan fragrance in each and every one. Unlike the typical airy, drier chiffon cake, this cake is soft, wobbly, and extremely moist yet fluffy!

Address: Online only

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