phoon huat and other baking supply shops in singapore for baking ingredients, baking tools, and cupcake accessories

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FOR INGREDIENTS AND BAKEWARE: Phoon Huat
12 locations islandwide, including 171 Bencoolen Street, tel: 6338-1143.

Phoon Huat is one of the leading wholesale suppliers of confectionery ingredients to restaurants and bakeries; you can find most baking ingredients and bakeware there, at reasonable prices.

For Hard-to-find Ingredients: SECRETS FINE FOOD
#01-02, 55 Tiong Bahru Road, tel: 6221-2107.

If you’re in the mood to splash out on the best artisanal ingredients, Secrets Fine Food is your best bet. It prides itself on sourcing straight from boutique producers. This is where to go to if you’re hunting for the likes of vanilla beans from Madagascar, fig puree, and handchurned butter from France.

Also read: 3 new gourmet grocers for artisanal butters, dry-aged wagyu beef and more

For Tools and Gadgets: TEMPLE STREET
Both Sia Huat (7 Temple Street, tel: 6223-1732) and Lau Choy Seng (23 Temple Street, tel: 6223-5486) are located on the same street, so if you can’t find something in one shop, you can always pop into the other. This is where professional chefs head to, and these two shops stock a wide range of tools and gadgets.

For Decorative Bits and Bobs: BAKE IT YOURSELF
9A Circular Road, tel: 6100-2253.

Knock yourself out – it’s three storeys of bakeware and accessories at this colourful shophouse just behind Boat Quay. It has novelty candles, a huge array of cookie cutters, edible ink markers, all sor ts of tools for working with fondants and sugar flowers, cupcake boxes and more.

This article was first published in Simply Her April 2016.