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Humble Bakery In Serangoon Sells Mini Buns For $0.50 Each In Over 10 Flavours

A good deal.

It’s rare to find a bun that costs $0.50 these days, but a bakery at Lor Liew Lian in Serangoon sells just that. The no-frills New City Bakery (it has been around for nearly 20 years and has two outlets, but only this one has $0.50 buns) offers mainly bread loaves and buns, but also makes fresh waffles on-site. The Lor Liew Lian outlet first introduced its mini buns eight years ago and has maintained its affordable prices ever since.

1 of 3 Mini Bun, $0.50 each

There are more than ten flavours of mini buns to choose from and signature ones include the ham and cheese, tuna, char siew and coconut. In comparison, a Little Tuna Bun from Four Leaves bakery costs about 30 cents more each at $0.80. The plain-looking petite buns here have no toppings or colours to differentiate between the flavours, so you’ll have to look out for the labels to know what’s what. There are regular-sized buns priced at $1 each, too.

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2 of 3 Waffle, from $1.10

The old-school bakery also sells waffles made with pandan batter. Choose from plain ($1.10), or flavoured ones stuffed with chocolate ($1.40) or cheese ($1.70).

Photo: Wei Zhi Chiang/ Burpple

3 of 3 The details

New City Bakery is at #01-34, 2 Lor Lew Lian, S531002. Open daily 10am - 10pm.

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