Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Rise and Shine with Swensen's

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Two weekends ago, we were invited to Swensen's on a early Sunday morning, for a great start to our day! Seriously before this, I didn't know that Swensons serve breakfast too. Do you know? The breakfast menu is available on weekends and Public Holidays from 8am to 11am, and is available at all Swensen's outlets except Bukit Panjang Plaza, City Square Mall, ION and Plaza Singapura outlets.

The Swensen's Breakfast Menu

So I was impressed to see their breakfast menu! All breakfast menu comes with a beverage (choose between tea or coffee), you might be delighted to know that the breakfast menu has expanded to include Salted Egg n Honey Toasties! (it's really Yum Yum!! Highly recommend you to order!) and other kid-friendly dishes like Mini Good Morning Sunnies and Simply Pancakes, to reward everyone for a well-deserved family treat!

Some of the dishes that interested me! 

We were all very excited when our food was served! My kids had the Mini Good Morning Sunnies and Simply Pancakes! They kept pestering me to help them cut their food quickly! ;p


Simply Pancakes (Kids’ Breakfast) ($7.50)
Pump up your child’s energy level with Swensen’s aromatic vanilla buttermilk
fluffy pancakes served with homemade honey butter cream and cheesy sausages.

Mini Good Morning Sunnies (Kids’ Breakfast) ($8.50)
Kick off your children’s day the Swensen’s way with the appetizing kid’s breakfast set.
Served with two sunny-side up eggs, cheesy sausages and creamy mushrooms.

My favorite dish was the Salted Egg & Honey Toasties! It is sooooooo yummy! I realised that anything salted egg will never go wrong!

Salted Egg & Honey Toasties (S$6.90)
Two thick cut Japanese bread grilled golden brown and generously spread with
homemade salted egg and honey buttercream.

I can even spread more of the salted egg and honey butter goodness, for I can't get enough of its addictive flavor!

Hubby tried the Smoked Salmon Egg Benedict! It really look like an ample nutritional breakfast to kick-start a great weekend!

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict (S$12.90)

Psst! In addition to the awesome and new breakfast menu, we were even more ecstatic to learn that Swensen's has already launched their much-anticipated SG50 Moon Gems ice-cream mooncakes!! To celebrate the SG50, the Swensen's mooncakes feature a Merlion emblem, and come in a brand new pastry skin recipe with an improved texture, that promise to deliver happiness with every bite!

Our ice cream mooncakes were store in this golden cooler bag!
We were told it can last for around 2 hours so our ice cream will get home safely! ;p

That's not all! The icecream mooncakes are packed with dry ice (that can lasts for 2 hours outside) and placed into a exquisite packing, which is actually a lantern box that comes with LED lights! It is a great hit with my children!

Doesn't this packaging looks so cool? It can actually be converted into a lantern or for display!

Swensen’s latest ice cream mooncakes feature six delectable options that celebrate some of Singapore’s most popular local flavors like the Durian Royale and Sticky Chewy Chocolate, as well as three new flavors that will be sure to please – Crunchy Milo, Lychee Dreams and Yummy Yam!

Six flavors available to choose from: Crunchy Milo, Lychee Dream, Strawberry
Fields Forever, Yummy Yam, Sticky Chewy Chocolate and Durian Royale
Image from Swensen's

Crunchy Milo (*NEW*)
As local as Singaporean flavours go, bite into the Crunchy Milo mooncake that features the rich malty taste of Milo filled with plush marshmallows and crunchy almond. Definitely the choice flavor combination in honor of Singapore’s 50th birthday.

Lychee Dream and with the new skin recipe with an improved texture.
Image from Swensen's

Lychee Dreams (*NEW*) 
Get invigorated with the light refreshing taste of the sweet, fragrant translucent white flesh of lychee blended with Swensen’s Lychee ice cream. The unforgettable taste is the stuff of dreams.

Yummy Yam (*NEW*) 
Back by popular demand, Swensen’s signature Yam ice cream returns with its beckoning, all-familiar taste and texture. The aroma and sweet, creamy taste is a definite crowd pleaser and will have you reminiscing of the good old days.

Sticky Chewy Chocolate 
This Mid-Autumn, fall in love again with the all-time best-selling Swensen’s signature Sticky Chewy Chocolate ice cream. Wrapped in our soft pastry skin, this rich chocolaty goodness will linger in your mouth with every bite.

Durian Royale 
Behold the King of Fruits is back! Get ready to savour the rich pungent flavors of D24 durian ice cream. But be warned, this aromatic flavor will keep you coming back for more.

Strawberry Fields Forever 
Reminiscent of Singapore’s eternal summer days, Swensen’s creamy strawberry ice cream mooncake is abound with fresh ripe strawberries from the sweetest harvest.


Price and Availability
Swensen’s SG50 Moon Gems Mooncake Collection is priced at $35.80 (inclusive of GST) for a box of 4 (with choice of flavours). Available from 14 August 2015 to 27 September 2015 at all Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s outlets. No pre-orders are required.

Credit Card Promotions
You may be pleased to know of the following credit card promotions available for the Swensen's Mooncakes!! ANZ, BOC, Citibank, Diners, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC, Standard Chartered Bank, and UOB cardholders can enjoy an early bird special of 15% discount before 15 September 2015 and a 10% discount thereafter till 27 September 2015.

Swensen's Cool Rewards & Kids' Club members can enjoy 20% early bird special before 15 September 2015 & 15% discount thereafter till 27 September 2015.

About Swensen’s Singapore 
A household name in Singapore, Swensen’s is synonymous with sweet memories of good times spent with loved ones. It first arrived in Singapore with the opening of a 200- seater restaurant at Thomson Plaza in 1979, and has since won the hearts of many with its warm, unpretentious ambience and a casual atmosphere. Over the years it has developed to become a restaurant chain offering not just ice cream, but fun and friendly casual-dining with a wide selection of hearty food, desserts, beverages, ice cream cakes and takeaway novelties. Today, Swensen’s has expanded to over 20 full-service restaurants serving an all-day menu of food and ice cream sundaes, and continues to bring people together for hearty meals and shared memories. 
Web: http://www.swensens.com.sg 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SwensensSingapore 
Instagram: http://instagram.com/swensenssingapore

Disclaimer: We were invited to a Rise & Shine Food tasting event and all opinions and images are my own, unless otherwise stated. 

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