Plain Vanilla Bakery

Never been a fan of cupcakes. Probably cause we’ve never found one that was worth the calories.

We were exploring the Tiong Bahru area after our usual brunch when a rustic yet elegant exterior called out to us. There it was, Plain Vanilla Bakery.Singapore Cafe | Plain Vanilla

We were greeted by rows and rows of beautiful cupcakes and assorted cakes. We thought, perhaps this could be where our faith in cupcakes will be restored.

Plain Vanilla | Cupcakes

We went ahead and ordered a couple of cupcakes (Salted Caramel and Earl Grey Lavender), a slice of flourless chocolate cake and a cup of coffee.

The cupcakes were so moist and rich in flavour. Eaten alone, the Salted Caramel topping might be a little too sweet, but coupled with the cupcake itself, the taste was impeccable. The Earl Grey Lavender was almost perfect. Not too sweet and the hint of Earl Grey is most ideal for your afternoon tea.

Desserts in Singapore | Plain Vanilla

Salted Caramel cupcake & Earl Grey Lavender

Update: 3 January 2016

Did you know that Plain Vanilla Bakery now serves breakfast?

Brunch Place in Singapore | Plain Vanilla - Now serving breakfast

Plain Vanilla – Now serving breakfast

We say it’s about time! We decided to go for their sandwiches this time round.

Plain Vanilla - Prosciutto and Truffle

Prosciutto and Truffle sandwich

Prosciutto, provolone cheese, truffle butter on ciabatta (we requested to change the bread to brioche)

Price: $14

Plain Vanilla - Grilled Three-cheese

Grilled Three-cheese sandwich

Mature cheddar, emmental, gruyere on brioche

Price: $12

Being the awesome bakers that they are, their bread is perfect! Soft and sweet at the same time. Coupled with your preference of filling, both the salty prosciutto & truffle, and the oozy oh-so-addictive stringy three-cheese were, great! Very filling in fact, given the amount of bread, perhaps it would be good for sharing instead. 🙂

Here’s the Grilled Sandwiches and salads menu!

Plain Vanilla Menu- Grilled Sandwiches and Salads

Plain Vanilla Menu – Grilled Sandwiches and Salads

The sandwiches were separate from their breakfast selection which includes Baked Eggs on Brioche and Breakfast Pastries (display).

Plain Vanilla - Breakfast menu

Plain Vanilla menu – Breakfast

We’ll leave that for next time…


Plain Vanilla (Tiong Bahru)

Address: 1D Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168641

Opening Hours:

Mondays to Saturdays 8am to 7pm

Sundays 9am to 6pm

Plain Vanilla (Holland Village)

Address: 34A Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277691

Opening Hours:

Mondays to Saturdays 12pm to 8pm

Sundays 12pm to 6pm

Plain Vanilla (Ion Orchard)

Address: B1-06 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801

Opening Hours:

Sundays to Thursdays 11:30am to 8:30pm

Fridays & Saturdays 11:30am to 9:30pm

Plain Vanilla Bakery Website

Plain Vanilla Bakery Facebook Page


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