30 Apr '17, 1am

Is pandan chiffon cake Singapore's national cake?

Is pandan chiffon cake Singapore's national cake?

You might have had it with a cup of Milo this morning. Or wrestled with certain Asian tourists for plane cabin space because they are lugging so many boxes of it home. Yes, we are talking about the humble pandan chiffon cake - the ring of green and fluffy goodness ubiquitous across Singapore. Broadcaster CNN recently crowned it Singapore and Malaysia's national cake and described it as having a "natural, woodsy flavour". Now, most Singaporeans probably do not need further convincing of the pandan cake's inherent awesomeness. It is suitable for any occasion, as good for a teatime snack as for a birthday celebration. Soft and light, it is popular with young and old. (Seriously, you do not need teeth for this.) pandan1.jpg Related Story CNN names pandan cake as Singapore's national cake, promotes Pine Garden and Bengawan Solo Tourists know how good it is too - especially thos...

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