want to try and old fashioned local dessert? Ask your tour guide in Singapore to take you for a Cheng Tng
18 Jul

Cheng Tng

Cheng Tng literally means clear soup. It is a dessert that is light and refreshing, sold in the olden days to coolies who worked down at the quay. Typical ingredients found in Cheng Tng are gingko nuts, dried longan, red dates, white fungus, dried persimmon and candied winter melons. The soup is made from sugared water and it can be ordered hot or cold.