Somehow Yishun has quite a number of ice cream cafes, from Holy Cow Creamery, Moin Moin Gelato, No Horse Run, to Overscoop – and that’s excluding the more commercialised ones.

The homegrown Holy Cow Creamery nestled in the quiet neighbourhood of Yishun since 2014, enjoys relative popularity and positive reviews.

They have a relatively new outlet 465 North Bridge Road – near Lavender and of short walking distance from the famous Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodles at Crawford Lane and old-school kopitiam Heap Seng Leong.

This is not a typical place you would find a hipster ice cream café, as the shop is surrounded by a mish-mash of nostalgic shops, provisions stores, baking central kitchens, and employment agencies.

Holy Cow Creamery offers a rotating selection of more than 40 flavours of ice cream all churned in their kitchen.

Popular flavours include Mao Shan Wang, Earl Grey Lavender, Ondeh Ondeh, Salted Gula Melaka, Sour Plum Sorbet, Blue Hawaii, and Honeycomb, while we also have more unique flavours like Movie Night (popcorn gelato), Muah Chee and Rojak.

Their MSW ice cream is made with durian flesh imported from Pahang, Malaysia.

When I visited, other interesting flavours included Someak (watermelon sorbet, Soju and Hite beer), Chocolate OD with 4 types of chocolate, and Pink Panther (raspberry and lychee sorbet).

A single scoop goes for $3.50 and a double for $6.50, and is considered relatively affordable when compared to other new ice cream cafes out there.

Premium flavours are at $1 extra, while they also have an Epicure range at $2 more.

I was most enticed by their Blue Hawaiian – a bluepea flower gelato with chocolate chips and hint of sea salt.

The texture was pleasantly creamy and smooth, and the tinge of salt somehow worked well with all the sweetness going on.

On a separate occasion, I had the Mint with Chocolate Chip and thought it was a tad on the sweet side, and would have preferred a more pronounced cool-minty flavour. But still a not bad choice actually.

Two styles of waffles are available here: Golden Waffle with maple syrup ($4.50), and Charcoal Waffle with homemade salted caramel sauce ($6.00).

If you order with the Golden Waffle with a single scoop (classic flavour), it works out to be $8 which is pretty inexpensive.

Their waffle has a good balance of being crisp on the outside and fluffy inside – without being too chewy or cake like.

Even though ice cream is its main focus, they did not forget about coffee lovers as the café also offers a variety of coffee beans, with a choice between a single-origin and a gourmet blend daily.

Non-coffee drinkers can go for their specialty soda ($4) in flavours of Blue Pea Lemonade ($4), Lychee Rose ($4), Yuzu Soda ($4), Green Apple ($4), and Peach Passion ($4).

Holy Cow Creamery – Yishun
292 Yishun Street 22, #01-291, Singapore 760292
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 10pm (Sun – Thurs), 11:30am – 11pm (Fri – Sat)

Holy Cow Creamery – Lavender
465 North Bridge Road, #01-5051, Singapore 191465
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 10pm (Sun – Thurs), 11:30am – 11pm (Fri – Sat)

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