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Zheng Xing Mei Shi Desserts · Tau Suan @ Albert Centre & Beauty World 正興美食


Whenever I am around Albert Centre, I'll pop in at 
Zheng Xing Mei Shi stall and see if they are open for the day. If yes, I'll treat myself to a little tub of tau suan 豆爽. I've always have a sweet tooth for the hot mung bean dessert and Zheng Xing's version is a nicer one.

Stall name: Zheng Xing Mei Shi 正興美食

Address: Albert Centre, 269 Albert Street, stall #01-64, Singapore 180270

Nearest MRT: 5 minutes walk from Bugis station

Tel: 9271 7912

Hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm (Sat, Mon, Thurs off)


Zheng Xing Mei Shi also serves bubur terigu, pulut hitam, and green bean & sago - all traditional, comforting local sweet hot desserts.


There's always room for a little tub of tau suan. Price $1.70.

Zheng Xing's tau suan is not overly sweet and a little more fragrant than others. The mung beans densely suspended in starch are soft (not mushy) with a subtle bit of residual bite. The starch has just the right syrupy consistency - neither watery nor gummy / pasty.

Making the seemingly simple dessert takes two days as the mung beans are cleaned, soaked, steamed and cooled before cooking in starch. Hence, Zheng Xing is closed on Mon, Thurs, Sat when the hawkers spend their "off days" preparing food.


While stalking Beauty World Centre Food Court, I stumbled upon an another Zheng Xing outlet. The menu at both outlets are the same.

Naturally, I treated myself to a tub of my favourite tau suan.

Stall name: Zheng Xing Desserts

Address: 144 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, stall #04-58, Singapore 588177 (Beauty World Centre level 4 food court)    

Nearest MRT: Doorstep of Beauty World station

Hours: 10:50am - 5:00pm (Tues & Weds off)


This tub of tau suan at Beauty World for $1.80.


I am so glad that this Beauty World tau suan tastes and smells the same as the one at Albert Centre. If anything, I like it that the savoury you char kway at Beauty World is slightly more crisp adding more texture to the dessert.

I need to try their other desserts 😋 If you have tried, let us know how you like it or don't 🙏

I have a list of favourites at Albert Centre 👈 click

Still working on the Beauty World Centre list but do check out this marvellous beef brisket and one of the best soya sauce chicken in Singapore.

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Written by Tony Boey on 28 Nov 2021

1 comment:

  1. My wifey's fave is their green beans dessert, with fresh coconut cream. I go for the tau suan.


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