Where to get baking ingredients, supplies, and accessories in Singapore

Have a recipe in mind but missing a crucial ingredient or tool? Head over to these places to find them.

For ingredients and bakeware: Phoon Huat

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. Find them at: 12 locations islandwide, including 171 Bencoolen Street, tel: 6338-1143.

For Hard-to-find Ingredients: Secrets Fine Food

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. Find them at: #01-02, 55 Tiong Bahru Road, tel: 6221-2107.

For Tools and Gadgets: Temple Street

Both Sia Huat and Lau Choy Seng 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. Find them at: Sia Huat (7 Temple Street, tel: 6223-1732) and Lau Choy Seng (23 Temple Street, tel: 6223-5486)

For Decorative Bits and Bobs: Bake it yourself

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. Find them at: 9A Circular Road, tel: 6100-2253

This article was first published in Simply Her April 2016.