Sunday, 11 March 2012

LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry (Middle Road)

LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry has a long history and is possibly one of Singapore's oldest cake and pastry shop. They have over 50 years of history with a reputation for their quality product. The cakes and pastries are crafted by hand and contain no lard or pork. Today, LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry has 3 branches in Singapore (For its locations please refer to the end of the post)

LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry has received many recognition from food shows, newspapers, magazines and celebrities. The whole shop is full of articles and photos endorsing their quality products.
Wedding cakes
LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry is known for their 'golf ball' pineapple tarts, bean curd tarts, cakes and  wedding cakes. Look at the above picture! What a beautiful customised wedding cake!
Some of the items and their prices that are being sold in LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry. I went to LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry on a weekday afternoon at around 130pm. I wanted to buy the Beancurd Tart. However, it was already sold out when I got there. What is amazing is that the Beancurd Tarts are only available daily after 1230pm yet it got sold so quickly. I was told I can call in to reserve the next time.
Mixed Beancurd Tarts $9.00
I decided to purchase the Mixed Beancurd Tarts instead for $9.00.
Mixed Beancurd Tarts $9.00
The Mixed Beancurd Tarts consist of 7 different kinds of Beancurd Tarts.
Clockwise from Top Left (above picture): Longan in Beancurd, The Original, The Original, Peanuts in Beancurd.
Clockwise from Top Left (above picture): Grass Jelly in Beancurd, Gingko Nut & White Fungus in Beancurd,  Egg White in Beancurd, Red Beans in Beancurd.

Most of us would have tried Portuguese Egg Tart before. Beancurd Tart will be something new to most of us. The beancurd tarts will need to be kept in the fridge and are best served chilled. It has to be consumed within 2-3 days.

The crust of the beancurd tart is hard yet crispy, crunchy and sweet! The beancurd filling is soft, silky and with melt in your mouth sensation. Moreover, the beancurd taste is not overwhelming. Among the beancurd tarts, the Original Beancurd was the best! A nice change from Portuguese Egg tarts.

Oh yes, to further reinforce that this shop has a long history, my parents told me that their wedding cake (30 years ago) came from this shop! This is a interesting shop. The only downside is that it is not located near the MRT station. Anyone tried their wedding cakes before?

ps: best to call and reserve the Original Beancurd Tart

LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry (Middle Road)
264 Middle Road
Tel: 6337 2417

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 1030am - 730pm
                          Sundays and Public Holidays 1030am - 4pm

LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry (Cambridge Road)
Blk 42 Cambridge Road #01-02
Tel: 6298 1477
Opening Hours: 
Monday to Saturday 1030am - 7pm
                          Sundays and Public Holidays 1030am - 3pm

LE Cafe Confectionery & Pastry (Veerasamy Road)
Blk 637 Veerasamy Road #01-111
Tel: 6294 8813
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 1130am - 4pm
                          Sundays and Public Holidays 1130am - 3pm

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  1. Red Beans in Beancurd sounds good!

  2. Beancurd instead of eggs? hmm interesting..

    1. Yes! They been selling this for quite some time already.

  3. Hey, thks for sharing the above info! I've not heard of them but appears to be a very popular joint. Will definitely try one of these days :)

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  4. The giant fondant cake was really interesting. And speaking of taste, I prefer the taste of fondant than other sweet cakes because of it's sugar not because I am diabetic or with high sugar but I think this will be more prawn to make me fat.


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