[SG] O'Coffee Club | Do you hear the Christmas bells jingle?

Friday, December 05, 2014

With so many Christmas offerings to choose from in Singapore, I guess we are all spoilt for choice! But here are some quality goodies and gifts that I would recommend, which made our calories count!

Jolly Mud Pie | $12.20/++ per slice

If you are a fan of O'Coffee Club, you shall be familiar with their signature chocolatey Muddy Mud Pie. This is a twist on it for dine-in only, comprised with layers of strawberry sorbet, honey parfait and almond nibs covered in an Italian mint meringue. Loved the whole refreshing combination of a melt-in-your-mouth tangy and sweet touch with crunchy texture resulted from the bits and biscuit base.

Joy | S$9.00/++ per piece

Another special dessert for the festive dining is this - Grand Marnier parfait with raspberry sorbet in the centre and sweet almond nibs nicely decorated atop. The orange-flavoured cognac liqueur, Grand Marnier, which is widely being used in desserts, could certainly warm you up for Christmas!

O'Coffee Club has introduced four log cakes with 3 NEW flavours this year, with the highlights being the White Lychee Christmas S$58.85 / 1kg, Mont Blanc Yuletide S$53.50 / 1kg and Santa's Macadamia Noel S$63.15 / 1kg. 

What I liked about this White Lychee Christmas log cake is the unconventional and interesting ingredients used compared to a traditional log cake. It features a light orange sponge cake layered with lychee emulsion and raspberry jam, and centred with rose cream (tasted like bandung drink). Refreshing elements are used so you won't feel jelat after eating a whole slice of it!

The fourth one is this hot favourite Chocolate Wonderland S$53.50 / 1kg!

This chocolate Swiss roll is beautifully wrapped with dark chocolate ganache, cream cheese and praline feuilletine. I loved that the moist and soft chocolate sponge wasn't overpowering while the crunchy wafer-flakes added a textural element to it.

Note: Sliced selection from these log cakes are also available for both dine-in and take-away orders.

Classic Christmas Stollen S$14/400g
This fruity handcrafted Stollen, a traditional German Christmas Cake that filled with golden sultanas and mixed fruits and lightly coated with snow sugar, would surely lighten up your holiday! Apart from this, O'Coffee Club's Traditional Fruit Cake S$18/400g with mixed fruits and nuts soaked in rum shall be a scrumptious gift for your loved ones too!

Pralines Gift Box of 12 (Assortment) | S$24
Chocolate lovers like me would definitely love to receive these big diamond-shaped pralines as presents. :) With flavours that include Earl Grey Raspberry, Grand Marnier Sesame, Crispy Chocolate Feuilletine, Baileys, expect each chocolate to explode in your mouth with bold flavours and a lovely aroma, especially the ones that contain alcohol!

Christmas Macarons - Box of 4 - S$9.65 | Box of 12 - S$25.7
These pretty candy-coloured macarons must be the all-time favourite for ladies. Some interesting flavours going on here - for Christmas Edition, they have Earl Grey Marshmallow, Gingerbread, Grand Marnier Sesame; for Classic, they offer Bitter Sweet Chocolate, Caramel & Peanut Butter, Coffee, Mango Passion, Strawberry and Coconut. I loved the various flavours that was offered, though the crust was a tad too thick for my liking.

Not only kids would die for these cookies but adults as well! Artisanal Christmas Cookies made from premium ingredients include Oat & Raisins S$13.50/jar, Checkerboard S$18.00/jar, Sable (French Butter Cookies) $17.00/jar, Dark Chocolate Cookie $9.80/pack, Gingerbread $6.95/2pcs. The melt-in-your-mouth Sable is a must-try for us 'cos it's just so irresistible!

If you're interested in any of these, orders can be placed from now till 22 December 2014 at any of the 20 branches. An advance notice of 3 working days is required, last day for deliveries and self-collection at outlets will be on 31 December 2014. Take a look at the Christmas Brochure for more!

A special Festive Dining Menu is also introduced at O'Coffee Club from now till 31 Dec 2014! With the wide variety of offerings specially catered to this Christmas such as soup, salad, pasta (I would highly recommend their Chicken Truffle Mushroom S$16.00/++) and main course, as well as the two desserts shown above (Jolly Mud Pie and Joy).

Whole Roasted Tom Turkey

Slow-roasted 120-day Grain-fed Ribeye with Red Wine Sauce

Iced Blackberry Coffee

Exclusive promotions from now till 31 Dec 2014 include 15% discount for DBS/POSB cardholders for festive items and dining and O'Coffee Club Royalty Cardmembers can enjoy 20% off festive items and dining too. Let's eat to the fullest in this Christmas! :D

Overall Verdict: 7.5/10

O'Coffee Club
No. 7, Raffles Place, Singapore 048625
Tel: (+65) 6532 6526

P.S. Special thanks to Rachel for the invitation and the team for being such a great host!

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