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Ding Dong: Sweet Treats With A Southeast Asian Twist

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Known for its playful combination of modern and nostalgic flavours, Ding Dong refreshes its dessert menu with a spin on classic Southeast Asian favourites.

Having recently moved to its new space at Amoy Street, Ding Dong continues to keeps things exciting with new dessert innovations centred on classic Southeast Asian flavours. Be sure to leave some room for desserts when dining at Ding Dong as Head Chef Jet Lo presents a refreshing take on some of your familiar sweet treats.

Here are some of the highlights:

Ding Dong mango with pomelo and sago

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If you’re familiar with the well-loved traditional Cantonese dessert, be sure to check out Ding Dong’s version which is lighter and comes accompanied with a myriad of textures. Featuring mango foam sorbet and passionfruit puree, the Ding Dong mango with pomelo and sago (SGD 15) unveils fresh pomelo bits and freeze-fried mango chips with every bite.

Banana fighter with nata de coco chutney

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The nostalgic flavours of goreng pisang are taken to a whole new level with Ding Dong’s Banana fighter with nata de coco chutney (SGD 11). This playful dessert uses Pisang Amas bananas from Malaysia which are cooked confit style with banana oil. Coated with feuilletine flakes and Vietnamese rice paper and then deep-fried, the banana is served with nata de coco chutney presented in an interesting tube.

Caramelised pineapple tart 

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A combination of all your favourite local flavours including pineapple, gula melaka, coconut and Szechuan pepper; the Caramelised pineapple tart (SGD 19) is not your conventional dessert. The fibre taken from blended pineapple meat is cooked with gula melaka, coconut cream, and Szechuan pepper, and served with unique Tonka bean ice-cream made in-house.

Chocolate madness

Chocolate madness_Ding Dong

If you enjoy the popular Kuih Bahulu snack during Chinese New Year, Ding Dong’s Chocolate madness (SGD 17) is exactly what it’s all about. What’s different is that the Kuih Bahulu is baked on charcoal with a mix of cocoa powder, flour and egg; and served with an amalgamation of chocolatey goodness. All components are made from scratch and include 125 percent chocolate cream, chocolate sorbet, and a unique Nutella sansho oil.

To further sweeten up your dining experience, the restaurant is offering a Set Lunch weekday promotion going at SGD 30++ for two dishes, and at SGD 40++ for the addition of a dessert. Top up SGD 10++ for a glass of wine or Suntory premium malt to complement your meal. The Set Lunch promotion is only available from 12pm to 3pm, Mondays to Fridays.

Ding Dong is located at 115 Amoy Street #01-02, Singapore 069935. For more information, visit their website.



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