Xue Hua Fei Cold & Hot Drinks has watermelon bowl dessert in Bedok
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The east is full of hidden food gems, and one of which is Xue Hua Fei Cold & Hot Drinks. This under-the-radar hawker stall in Bedok is most known for their $5 Watermelon Bowl AKA Da Xi Gua, which features half a watermelon filled with shaved ice, syrup, and fruits for a sweet and refreshing treat.
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Each serving is prepared to order, and comes loaded with juicy watermelon balls, longan, canned pineapple and more. The $5 portion comfortably feeds two to three diners. You can also order the larger $8 portion if you’re sharing the dessert with more friends.
Xue Hua Fei Cold & Hot Drinks is helmed by Uncle Teo, a 70-odd-year-old hawker. He’s somewhat of an icon in the hawker centre, having run his dessert stall for over 40 years, since 1979.
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Besides the XXL watermelon dessert, you can also get single-serve desserts in a cup or bowl, including Ice Watermelon ($2.50): shaved ice with rose syrup and coconut milk, topped with green jelly, corn, and sweet watermelon chunks. There’s also a lesser-seen Mango Durian Ice going at $3.
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The stall is located in Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre, which is an easy four-minute walk from Bedok MRT Station.
Another must-try traditional dessert spot in Bedok is Ye Lai Xiang Cheng Tng, which has been around since 1939. Go for their old-school, 11-ingredient cheng tng that’s full of flavour!
Otherwise, read our Hill Street Fried Kway Teow review for famous CKT in Bedok South Market & Food Centre.
Address: 208B New Upper Changi Road, #01-29, Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre, Singapore 462208
Opening hours: Sun-Tue 9am to 7pm, Wed-Sat 9am to 8pm
Xue Hua Fei Cold & Hot Drinks is not a halal-certified eatery.
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