16 Best Chocolate Cakes In Singapore That Are Fudgy And Dense, Including Customisable Ones
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16 Best Chocolate Cakes In Singapore That Are Fudgy And Dense, Including Customisable Ones

17th January 2022

Best chocolate cakes for any occasion

As a kid, I’ve had my fair share of chocolate cakes. I love chocolate so much, I decided to work for a chocolate dessert cafe. So here are my picks of the best chocolate cakes in Singapore if you’re in need of a cake for someone like me.

These cakes are ultra-classic, fudgy and dense, eschewing fancy toppings and frills in favour of a good ol’ chocolate overdose.

1. The Durian Bakery

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The Durian Bakery offers a unique experience for durian and chocolate lovers alike. Glazed in a thick layer of 100% dark chocolate ganache, the six-inch Dark Chocolate Fudge Drip Cake with Mao Shan Wang Core ($78) is handmade with the bakery’s classic MSW SilkyGold Durian Puree, and is good for eight people. 

The durian puree is creamy and has a bittersweet aftertaste which complements the decadent chocolate fudge. No preservatives are added, and The Durian Bakery only uses premium ingredients such as Grade A Mao Shan Wang to ensure the quality of every cake.

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If you like black forest cakes, opt for the Black Forest Dark Cherry with Mao Shang Wang Core ($78). Made in small batches daily, black cherries are incorporated into the chiffon sponge to balance the richness of the durian. 

Complimentary same-day islandwide delivery is available for purchases over $90, or for $10 otherwise. Quote ‘EATBOOK’ at checkout for a free box of Black Gold Musang King Durian Mochi ($19.90) with a minimum spend of $50. Don’t wait any longer as this promotion is only available until 31 March 2022!

Address: 1-26 Irving Place, #02-26, The Commerze @ Irving, Singapore 369546
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 6pm
Tel: 8875 1069

2. Vicky’s Cake

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Offering a retro-style chocolate fudge cake, Vicky’s Cakes is known for their Signature Fudge Cake (from $44 for 800g) and their friendly service. Their cakes are pudding-like, but not too thick, and are accompanied by a slight bitterness from the dark chocolate that lingers at the back of your throat. This slab of chocolate goodness simply melts in your mouth and is super addictive for a chocolate lover like myself.

Address: 1 Jalan Anak Bukit, #02-K47, Bukit Timah Plaza, Singapore 588996
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am to 5pm
Tel: 6466 4000

3. Jane’s Cake Station

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Specialising in durian cake and chocolate cake, Jane’s Cake Station Chocolate Fudge Cake (from $40 for eight-inch) is a no-frills choco cake that’s absolutely delicious. Many swear by this affordable cake, as it is light and not too sweet. Plus, in comparison to the many fancy chocolate fudge cakes out there, this simple cake really brings a slice of comfort with its homey taste.

If you’re a durian lover, the bakery also does a creamy Durian Cake, priced from $54 for eight inches.

Address: 265 Jalan Kayu, Singapore 799493
Opening hours: Thurs-Sat, Mon-Tue 12pm to 6pm, Sun 12pm to 4pm
Tel: 6481 1322

4. Choc.a.Bloc

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Compared to its counterparts, Choc.a.Bloc is an underrated bakery hidden behind Bedok 85, underneath a HDB block. Their Mom’s Choco Fudge Cake (from $45 for 1kg) is bittersweet, with thick layers of decadent chocolate sponge cake sandwiching the velvety dark brown fudge. The premium chocolate they use is sourced from Italy, Belgium, and Germany. 

Address: 86 Bedok North Street 4, #01-179, Singapore 460086
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm
Tel: 6446 6096

5. Ugly Cake Shop

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Ugly Cake Shop manages to create tasty and beautiful cakes using only natural ingredients. Their bestseller, Big Daddy (from $30 for four inches), claims to be the “Big Daddy of all chocolate cakes”—a bold statement many loyal customers stand by.

Though it may look rather plain, the pillowy-soft cake combines bittersweet dark chocolate with Nutella for extra chocolatey goodness. The icing on the cake for patronising Ugly Cake Shop is that part of their profits goes towards buying much-needed protein sources for the kids in Shallom School, a school in Timor Leste.

Address: 535 Kallang Bahru, #01-06, GB Point, Singapore 339351
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10am to 6pm
Tel: 8228 8300

6. The Patissier

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The Patissier’s Chocolate Fudge Cake (from $55 for 500g) got me hooked at first bite. Its initial tinge of sweetness was quickly overtaken by a rich, floral taste that’s not heavy on the palate. For someone who loves dark chocolate, this has become one of my favourite chocolate cakes, as it has this bittersweet aftertaste I’m so fond of.

Address: 4 Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore 238955
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm, Sat-Sun 10am to 4:30pm
Tel: 6737 3369

7. Laurent Bernard Chocolatier

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Blessing us with their 3 Chocolate Cake (from $71 for 500g) is Laurent Bernard Chocolatier. Silky white, milk, and dark chocolate mousse are used in creating this chocolate delight. The combination of the three different kinds of chocolate results in a very balanced flavour. As a chocolatier, the brand also has a wide range of other chocolate cakes, such as their Lola Cake (from $72 for 500g), made of dark chocolate sponge, and their Pure Chocolate Cake (from $73 for 500g), a flourless creation made with premium South American cacao. 

Address: #01-11, 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore 239013
Opening hours: Tue-Thur 1pm to 12am, Fri-Sat 1pm to 1am, Sun 1pm-11pm
Tel: 9725 0579
Full list of outlets

8. Chocolate Origin

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Before it closed down, Boo Boo Cake from New York Dessert Cafe (NYDC) was my go-to dessert for any occasion. I couldn’t find anything that matched up to the cake—that is until I had Chocolate Origin. With a layer of chocolate ganache between two layers of soft chocolate sponge cake, their Original Chocolate Cake (from $39.80 for six-inch) is a crowd favourite. Glazed with dark chocolate, this cake looks simple and classy too—perfect for a birthday.

Full list of outlets

9. Lana Cake Shop

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Lana Cake Shop is another popular household name. Although it has recently switched owners, the 52-year-old shop still dishes out the classic chocolate cake that’s moist, smooth, and not overpowering. Beloved for its homely, old-school taste, their Lana’s Chocolate Cake ($55 for 1.2kg) is the kind of cake your mother would make. It consists of jelly-like fudge and rich, pillowy chocolate cake, which comes together really well.

Address: 36 Greenwood Ave, Singapore 289239
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 10am to 5pm
Tel: 6466 5315

10. Awfully Chocolate

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This homegrown brand is definitely not new to chocolate lovers. Awfully Chocolate’s All Chocolate Cake (from $40 for six-inch) has two layers of soft and moist chocolate sponge accompanied by a layer of chocolate fudge. Plus, the fudge is made using the store’s very own chocolate, which has a dark roasted flavour!

They also have a Chocolate Banana Cake (from $42 for six-inch), as well as my personal favourite, Chocolate Rum and Cherry Cake (from $45 for six-inch). Remember to call in advance to make sure they have the cake you want!

Full list of outlets

11. LUNA Cakes

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LUNA may be best known for their Orh Nee Cake (from $8 a slice), but truer to the name of their bakery is the LUNA 2.0 ($9 for a mini cake, $90 for a whole cake), a rich and intense chocolate mousse cake. The Valrhona Guanaja 70% chocolate mousse is the star, and this richness is accented by hazelnut and dark chocolate sponge. Expect deep, intense chocolate in every spoonful with a touch of hazelnuts for texture.

Read our LUNA review.

Address: 53 Amoy Street, Singapore 069879
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 12pm to 6:30pm, Fri-Sat 12pm to 9pm

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12. P.S. Cafe

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A must-have dessert for many at P.S. Cafe is their Double Chocolate Blackout Cake, a truly sinful, stacked tower of moist chocolate cake and dark chocolate ganache. Order it in the cafe for $16 and you get it served with a hot fudge sauce, as well as a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Otherwise, take home a whole cake, priced from $58, to share for special occasions.

Full list of locations

13. Bob The Baker Boy

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Bob The Baker Boy is known for its extensive range of customisable cake designs and flavours. If you’re a chocolate lover, get their Signature 55% Belgian Chocolate Cake (from $59.90), where moreish chocolate buttercream meets fluffy sponge layers. It also has far less sugar than your average chocolate cake, so kids can enjoy this too.

Address: 369 Sembawang Road, #01-03, Singapore 758382
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 5pm
Tel: 9499 4015

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14. All Things Delicious

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All Things Delicious is a halal bakery and cafe based on Arab Street. They specialise in all kinds of cakes, with their chocolate options being one of the most classic. The Dark Chocolate Torte ($77 for eight inches) is dubbed as a “chocolate pudding in disguise”, with a crumb that is softer and denser than your average chocolate cake. Made with no flour, this is great for gluten-intolerant diners too.


15. The Dark Gallery

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The Dark Gallery is home to all things chocolate, including whole cakes galore. The Signature Dark Chocolate Cake (from $55 for six inches) is a real treat for fans of intense chocolate mousse cakes, as it is made with 65% dark chocolate, elevated with a cloud-like sponge. Every cake is handmade daily too.

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16. Patisserie Cle

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Homegrown patisserie, Patisserie Cle, is run by two local pastry chefs trained at the internationally acclaimed Ferrandi pastry school in Paris. Get your hands on their Noisette (from $60), where all types of chocolate and hazelnut combine to create a dreamy cake. There is mousse and ganache made from 64% dark chocolate, a dark chocolate sponge, and a milk chocolate hazelnut layer for crunch.

Read our Patisserie Cle review.

Full list of locations

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Best chocolate cakes for all you chocoholics!

Life is too short to waste your calories on bad chocolate cakes! For more cake options, check out our guide to birthday cakes in Singapore, and our guide for where to get basque burnt cheesecake.

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This post is brought to you by The Durian Bakery.
This article was originally published on 28 September 2021.
Feature image adapted from @pscafe, The Dark Gallery, and @luna.singapore.

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