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A Sweet Treat at Jewel Changi Airport: Sourbombe Bakery

If you’re a fan of sweet treats, then you absolutely have to check out Sourbombe Bakery located in Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore. This bakery creates artisanal donuts by combining sourdough and the Italian bomboloni, setting them apart from other donuts. If you’ve watched the first season of MasterChef Singapore, you may be familiar with Genevieve “Gen” Lee, the runner-up. She’s the one who established Sourbombe Bakery. ๐Ÿ™‚

Sourbombe Bakery Jewel Changi Airport

After our meal at Pizza Maru, we headed straight to Sourbombe Bakery to buy some of their signature donuts to take home.

Location

Besides the outlet at Jewel Changi Airport, Sourbombe Bakery is also located at 9 Penang Road (opposite Exit B of Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station).

Menu

In addition to offering an extensive selection of filled donuts in various flavours, Sourbombe Bakery also provides cakes, tarts, croissants, and canele.

During our visit, we got a box of 6 different items:

Sourbombe Bakery

Pistachio Rose Timber Ring (only available at Jewel)

At first, I thought it would be a light and flaky pastry, but it turned out to have a bread-like texture. The interior was filled with a pistachio rose praline filling that resembled nut butter. The outer edge was covered in chopped pistachios and dried rose petals, providing a lovely floral aroma. This distinctive and mildly floral flavour brought to mind Middle Eastern desserts. ๐Ÿ™‚

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

When I took a bite of this donut, I found the texture to be delightfully pillowy and chewy. The exterior had a sugary coating that provided a slight crunch. The thick, creamy cheese filling inside was not particularly intense in cheese flavour, but it had a nice balance of salty and sweet. The slight caramelisation from the torching process added a nice depth of flavour too. It might sound strange, but for a moment, I felt like I was eating aburi salmon, haha.

Sourbombe Bakery

Lavender Lime Mascarpone

Being a fan of lavender, I couldn’t resist trying the Lavender Lime Mascarpone donut. The combination of lime and lavender was refreshing and zesty. The mascarpone cheese gave the donut a rich, creamy texture, while the base of the donut was wonderfully light and not overly sweet.

Sourbombe Bakery

Matcha Sesame

This flavour was my least favourite as it left a bitter aftertaste. The mix of sesame and matcha didn’t quite work for me. The sesame flavour was overpowering, hence overshadowing the aroma of the matcha, which was disappointing.

Kahlua Coffee Pistachio

Tasted like tiramisu!

Creme Brulee (only available at Jewel)

The Creme Brulee donut had a delightful crystalised caramel coating that provided a satisfying crunch. However, the custard filling inside was rather ordinary.

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, I had a wonderful experience sampling the six different donut flavours from Sourbombe Bakery. Each donut had its own distinct flavour profile, so it’s worth trying a few to determine your favourites. While I wouldn’t describe the donuts as extraordinary, what stood out to me was that they weren’t excessively sweet or greasy. It felt like something you would make for your family at home. If you’re in need of a sweet snack before or after your flight, Sourbombe Bakery is definitely worth a visit.

Sourbombe Bakery – Jewel
78 Airport Boulevard
#02-237, Jewel Changi Airport
Singapore 819666
Weekdays: 11.00am-9.00pm
Weekends: 12.00pmโ€“10.00pm

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