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Sweet Charity returns for the second year following its successful first edition last year. From 1 to 31 October, 29 restaurants are coming together to help raise funds for the NUH Kids’ Heart Fund, part of the NUHS Fund Limited.

Participating restaurants include 2am:dessertbar, Canelé Pâtisserie Chocolaterie, Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine, Epicurious, Extra Virgin Pizza, House, Hummerstons, Jumbo Seafood Restaurants, OverEasy, Patara Fine Thai Cuisine, Plain Vanilla Bakery, Preparazzi, PS.Cafe, San Sui Contemporary Japanese Dining & Bar, Tanjong Beach Club, The Disgruntled Chef, The White Rabbit, The Wok & Barrel, Torte and more.

Here’s how you can use your sweet tooth to help:

  • Just simply order the designated signature desserts at participating restaurants and $5 will be donated to the fund to support needy children with congenital heart problems.
  • You can also purchase selected cakes for take away and 30% of the proceeds will go towards the NUH Kids’ Heart Fund.
  • If you order any dessert through www.chope.com.sg/sweetcharity, Chope will donate a dollar for each order.

Here are some of the desserts from participating restaurants (browse gallery above for dessert photos):

  • 2am:dessertbar – Shades of Pink and Purple ($15), Magnum Temptation Fruit, cassis leather, parfait purple puree and blackberry kernels.
  • Canele Patisserie Chocolaterie – Mangue Shortcake ($7.50 per slice, $37 for 500g and $68 for 1kg), kirsch-soaked layers of fluffy white vanilla sponge stacked with ripe mango and freshly whipped vanilla cream.
  • Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine – Sweet yam paste with gingko nut ($4.50), famous traditional Teochew dessert of creamy yam paste, mixed with Gingko nuts.
  • Epicuious at The Quayside – Red velvet chocolate cake ($10 per slice, $64 for a whole cake), this moist chocolate cake features a festive red colour and creamy, tangy white cream cheese frosting.
  • Torte – Creme caramel with palm syrup ($35 for a box of 8), baked egg custard in a burnished palm sugar caramel sauce.
  • Preparazzi Bar.Gourmet – Ondeh-ondeh cupcake ($30 for a box of 6), pandan cupcake with gula melaka filling and cream cheese coconut frosting.
  • Tanjong Beach Club – Chocolate ganache tart ($15), warm valrhona chocolate filling in a crisp pastry crust, served with candied hazelnuts and vanilla ice cream.
  • The Disgruntled Chef – Churros with hot chocolate ($12), crispy Spanish doughnuts accompanied with a pot of dark chocolate dipping sauce, perfect for sharing.
  • PS Cafe – Cherry teacake ($15 per slice, $75 for a whole cake), a chocolate crusted cherry cake, perfect for teatime.
  • The White Rabbit – The White Rabbit creme brulee ($16), classic creme brulee flecked with vanilla bean and served with summer berries.
  • Hummerstons – Cocoa Java Brownie ($11.80), layers of chocolate pecan brownie, coffee mousse and hazelnut Chantilly cream.

So get ready your sweet tooth and indulge in delectable desserts for a good cause. For more information, visit http://www.sweetcharitymonth.com.


Author: Javan Ng

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