Acai bowls are the perfect dessert for those with a sweet tooth but a fear of the calories that they come with. This well-known Brazilian dessert is similar to the smoothie bowl and has become an Instagram favourite thanks to its vibrant colours and appetising array of toppings.
Made with blended acai palm fruit, and garnished with fresh fruits and granola, it brims with antioxidants, amino acids, high fibre, vitamins and minerals. Every ingredient that goes into each bowl is healthy, adding nutrition and vitamins into your daily intake.
Here are some of our picks on where to get acai bowls in Singapore.
Project Acai always comes up top in the search for acai bowls in Singapore given that it pioneered the trend here. Their acai bowls are made with organic acai from the Amazon rainforest, blended into a thick creamy paste that’s perfect to beat the heat with. Try their best-selling Original Flower Bowl, a kaleidoscope of fruits, granola, chia seeds, bee pollen, cacao nibs, goji, and coconut shavings.
Founded by two 20-year-old students with a shared interest in nutritious food, An Acai Affair grew from a mission to promote superfoods and their benefits. Their Tropical Coconut Bowl is their signature but you can also choose to customise your own bowl. If you want to indulge, add some cookie butter to your bowl, a favourite topping here.
Coocaca’s bright and summery interior decor will immediately make you feel like you’re in a beach cafe in Bali. Their acai bowls are also equally colourful and vibrant. The establishment also serves freshly pressed juices, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies.
If you’re looking for some seriously healthy desserts, head down to Haakon. Home to a plethora of healthy food, their dessert selection is particularly moreish — sporting chocolate, green and classic acai-based bowls that your gut and sweet tooth will thank you for.