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10 Mochi Waffles In Singapore, Including Pandan And Nian Gao Flavours

5th September 2023

Best mochi waffles in Singapore

Mochi waffles seem to be having a moment lately. An upgrade from regular waffles, these buttery squares come with a hidden surprise: soft and chewy mochi tucked within a warm and crisp waffle layer. Here, we’ve rounded up the 10 best mochi waffles in Singapore to make your hunt a little easier. Pair this with a scoop of ice cream and you have a treat that’s hard to beat on a hot day!

1. 2nd Serving

2nd serving - mochi waffles

You may have remembered when we featured 2nd Serving, a hidden ice cream cafe with Fudgy Chocolate Mochi Waffles ($8) that are to die for. Available from Friday to Sunday, these brownie-inspired waffles come with generous mochi bits in between the waffle batter. It’s rich, dense, and chocolatey, with an addictively chewy middle. For those visiting on other days, the cafe serves Pandan Mochi Waffles ($8) instead!

Pair your mochi waffle with a scoop of ice cream, priced from $4.50. They’re known for their tea-infused flavours, including Tie Guan Yin and Pu Er.

2nd Serving: Artisan Gelato & Tea
41 Holland Dr, #01-07, Singapore 270041
Opening Hours: Wednesday 12:00-17:30  Show More Timings 
2nd Serving is not a halal-certified eatery.

2. The Coffee Code

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Popular Malaysian cafe The Coffee Code has landed on our shores, right in the heart of the CBD. The Tanjong Pagar cafe has a unique sweet-savoury number: the Bak Kwa Waffles ($18), which comes with your choice of waffle, topped with chicken bak kwa, chicken floss, cornflakes, and cream. For something more usual, try the Berries Love You ($17), and top up $1 to get their Nian Gao Waffle, which is said to boast a crispy outer layer and chewy middle.

Read our coverage on The Coffee Code!

Address: 37 Neil Road, Singapore 088822
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 11am to 10pm, Thurs-Sun 11am to 11pm
Tel: 8208 9500
The Coffee Code is not a halal-certified eatery.

3. Surrey Hills

surrey hills raffles city - mochi egglet waffle

Surrey Hills Grocer offers an interesting rendition of the mochi waffle at their Raffles City outlet. The Mochi Egglet Waffle ($26++) is a riff on the Hong Kong-style egglet waffles—you get a dense and chewy egglet waffle served warm, with a jar of chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and berries. The Aussie-style cafe has other showstopping desserts too, including the Double Fried Donut French Toast ($22++), which pairs crispy French toast with nutty pistachio praline.

Read our Surrey Hills Grocer review!

Address: 252 North Bridge Road, #03-42, Raffles City, Singapore 179103
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
Surrey Hills Grocer is not a halal-certified eatery

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4. The Better Scoop

The Better Scoop is a popular dessert cafe in Serangoon that sells handmade waffles and ice cream. Their Nian Gao Waffle ($6.80) is a must-try; this freshly baked treat comprises a sweet and chewy nian gao layer nestled at the bottom of the batter, complementing the crispy waffles. Pair this with your choice of ice cream, priced from $4.20 a scoop. Signature flavours include Honey Chamomile Blue Pea and Chrysanthemum Goji Berries.

Check out The Better Scoop review!

The Better Scoop
264 Serangoon Central, #01-203, Singapore 550264
Opening Hours: Wednesday 12:00-22:00  Show More Timings 

The Better Scoop is not a halal-certified eatery.

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5. Ri Ri Cha

ri ri cha waffles
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If Serangoon is too far for you, you can get a taste of The Better Scoop’s waffles at sister cafe Ri Ri Cha, centrally located in Chinatown. Go all out and splurge on the best-selling Nian Gao Waffle with Two Scoops ($15.80). This treat comprises soft and sticky rice cake bits tucked in the waffle batter, baked till crispy. Pair your waffles with their tea-infused ice cream flavours such as Osmanthus Oolong and Matcha Butterfly Pea Soy, which are priced at $5.50 per scoop if you’re getting them a la carte.

Check out our Ri Ri Cha coverage.

Address: 24 Sago Street, Singapore 059020
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm to 10pm
Tel: 9681 4085
Ri Ri Cha is not a halal-certified eatery.

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6. Gelatolabo

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Popular gelato spot gelatolabo serves up some of the most artisanal, gourmet frozen desserts across their three outlets: Faber Drive, Joo Chiat, and Everton Park. They’re also known for their Tokyo Mochi Waffles ($7.90), made with Japanese flour and a mochi filling. Do note that this item is not available at their Joo Chiat outlet, but if you’d like to enjoy it at home, you can order it online! Their gelato is priced from $5 a scoop, and comes in fancy flavours such as Bronte Pistachio & Pink Himalayan Salt.

Website | Full list of locations

7. Onne

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Onne Cafe is a new kid on the Outram Park block that’s been making waves for their Japanese-fusion fare. Go for the Mochi Waffles ($9++), available in two flavours: Dirty Charcoal and Matcha Green Tea. These light and airy waffles come studded with visible rice cakes for a chewy texture. Other signature desserts are their Matcha Misu ($6++) and Warabi Mochi ($8++).

Address: 5 Kampong Bahru Road, Singapore 169341
Opening hours: Mon-Tue, Thurs-Fri 9am to 9pm, Sat-Sun 11am to 11pm
Tel: 9760 4004
Onne Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.

8. Hvala

hvala - dairy free waffles
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Tea specialist and dessert house Hvala has five outlets across the island, but you should visit their Craig Road branch if you’re craving mochi waffles. Their Dairy-Free Mochi Waffles ($14.80++) stars soft and chewy mochi in each waffle, paired with golden syrup and toasted rice for added texture. You also get it with a scoop of goma or matcha gelato. If you can’t get enough of mochi, order the Yuzu Warabi Mochi ($6.80++) to share!

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Website | Full list of outlets
Hvala is not a halal-certified eatery.

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9. Cafe Usagi

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Cafe Usagi Tokyo is the place to go if you’re a matcha and mochi fan. Over at their 111 Somerset outlet, you can order their Mochi Waffle ($8.50++), served with kuromitsu (a black syrup similar to molasses) or maple syrup. Turn it up a notch with even more mochi; get their Signature Mochi Ice Cream ($6++), available in Vanilla or Matcha. Otherwise, the Hokkaido Milk & Vanilla ($5++) ice cream is a delicious pick, too!

Address: 111 Somerset Road, #01-42, Singapore 238164
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 8pm
Cafe Usagi Tokyo is not a halal-certified eatery.

10. Wonders Cafe

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If you reside in Ang Mo Kio, you might have come across Wonders, a mahjong-themed dessert cafe that opens till midnight. This neighbourhood gem has Pandan Mochi Waffles ($6) that are said to boast a discernible pandan fragrance, with a kueh-like middle. Definitely pair your waffles with a scoop of ice cream, priced from $4.20. They have flavours such as Roasted Pistachio, Mocha Crunch, and the fancy-sounding Chrysanthemum, Honey, and Cacao Nibs.

Address: 128 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, #01-1867, Singapore 560128
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 12pm to 11pm, Fri-Sat 12pm to 12am
Wonders is not a halal-certified eatery.

Where to get mochi waffles in Singapore

Now that you know where are the best cafes with mochi waffles and ice cream in Singapore, save this for your next dessert date!

Do also check out our best ice cream cafes guide for more recommendations on where to head to. We also have a late-night dessert guide in case you need help sorting your sweet tooth cravings at night.

35 Best Ice Cream Cafes In Singapore, Including Late-Night Options

Featured image adapted from @fgyumx and @riricha.sg


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