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Hatter Street is a bakery and cafe serving comfort foods influenced by Asian culinary traditions. Cuisine is inspired by '''The Hatters"passion, creativity and spontaneity of Hatters life story, the food served, and the customer.
Hatter Street which is situated in Kovan is a place that sells many unconventional variations of conventional cakes and desserts. It is rumoured that one of the chefs had prior experience in Michelin-starred restaurant, Bo Innovation at Hong Kong. The unique Alice-In-Wonderland theme of the cafe would definitely attract young adults and children alike, with its vibrant colours and fairytale-like interior.
Smoked Sawdust Pudding ($5.00) is a recreation of a popular Macau dessert. Presented in the jar are crumbs and pudding, which also came with a smoky scent. The pudding was pretty creme brulee-like with a custardy texture which tasted eggy, while the crumbs were rubbly and dusty for some bite. This dessert would however not suit the palates for some; the smoky scent resembles the smell of joss sticks and hence would not appeal to all. We thought it was interesting, but it would have been better if there was more pudding as we found ourselves scooping on crumbs near the end.
From it’s name, the Whoaffles ($8.90) were sounding to be really impressive. We got ourselves the one with Pandan ice-cream with Gula Melaka. We loved the crispy batter but it was lacking on the eggy flavour. The Pandan flavour was evident and aromatic in the ice-cream, while the Gula Melaka was subtle on sweetness. A lot of the Gula Melaka was used for its plating and presentation however, which made the Whoaffle fall a bit short on flavour as there was not much of it drizzled atop the Whoaffle as a result.
It’s So Kumquat ($6.00) is the quirky nickname of the Kumquat Tart sold here, which is in line with Chinese New Year coming round the corner. Meant to be similar to a Lemon Meringue Tart, it was however slightly sweeter with a tint of citrus. We also loved the meringue which was cloudy and fluffy despite being torched and the eggy tart base held up its shape rather well. This was widely-agreed to be the best item we had for the visit.
Vanilla Caramel Dream ($3.20) was an interesting cup of tea. It had a very aromatic scent of Vanilla, but tasted lightly so with tea still being more dominant. It was also not sweet at all despite the caramel.
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Hatter Street Bakehouse and Cafe is a new café having the Alice in the wonderland theme opened in the heartland of Kovan/Hougang. It serves coffee, ice cream and waffles and a small selection of cakes. They are known for their Pandan Gula Melaka waffle.
Hatter Street Bakehouse and Cafe is highly accessible as there are many HDB parking lots around the area and a bus stop right in front of the cafe. As the café do not have much seating space, it is usually packed with people. We have waited for about 30 minutes before securing our seats.
Since it has gotten its name after alice in the wonderland, the café was also decorated with scene of the fairytale.
Some of the cakes like brownies are placed in the cake display on the right to catch your attention. After looking, you will be tempted to order more than you need.
“It’s So Kumquet” is basically a lemon tart with sweet cream. It has a buttery, crunchy crust filled with delicious sweet-sour lemon custard surrounded by sweet cream. For sour lover (like me), you will find yourself enjoy this tart greatly.
YOLO was the new addition to the café cake selection. It consists of cream cheese, chocolate fudge, chocolate ganache, chocolate frosting, chocolate cake and vanilla cake. You will be overdosed with chocolate. The cake was slightly hard, but it was surprising not overly sweet.
Whoaffles ($8.90) were their best seller. It was meant to “wow” you with their waffles. Since it’s their best selling items, we have order the waffles with chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce and the Pandan ice-cream with Gula Melaka. We have to wait for about 30 minutes before it was served. After a long wait, we can’t resist eating after smelling how fragrant the waffles were. Thus we started eating the chocolate waffles without waiting for the Pandan version.
The waffles were crispy with a strong “egg” flavor. The chocolate ice cream was rich in chocolate but tends to be too much after eating for long. For the pandan ice cream, it was aromatic and rich in flavor while the gula Melaka drizzled on top of it was really sweet.
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our kids brought us here and treated us to desserts. its nice. very friendly family atmosphere. waffle was freshly baked and the ice cream i believe is made by the cafe themselves. large generous scoop.