Served at every kopitiam (or coffee shop), kaya toast is coconut jam and butter spread onto a white bread bun - so it’s part sandwich, part dessert. And while picking a favorite one is sort of like picking a favorite sibling, we’ll always choose YY Kafei Dian’s. This small spot on Beach Road makes their kaya and buns in-house before toasting them on a griddle that’s been around forever. It’s also two blocks away from the famous Raffles Hotel, where the Singapore Sling was invented. We’d recommend wandering the grounds, but skipping the long lines for the bar and the $25 USD cocktail in favor of a bun and a coffee here.
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