Arinco King, ION Orchard, Singapore

So is my RM50 Swiss roll justified??

Salt Caramel Roll. SGD18 + Tax SGD 1.80 = RM49.50.

Arinco King

A cottony lightweight Swiss roll; spread with a layer of caramel syrup with brittle caramelized bits, rolled up together with a thick layer of absolutely heavenly fresh whipped cream and lastly blanketed with the most awesome sticky sweet -salty combo of caramel syrup.

Desserts doesn’t get any better than this.


I couldn’t wait to have my first bite so I told the guy manning the counter to cut 2 slices of my roll on the spot for us before packing it.
Unexpectedly, he gave me 2 slices free instead and poured HOT caramel over it just before serving it to us. Thanking him profusely, I literally snatched the paper tray from him.

my 1st 2 slices..

Oh my, I could eat this everyday.. it is super-duper jaw dropping awesome!!
The cream was just insanely luscious and wonderfully smooth. I simply couldn’t get enough of it!
The vanilla sponge was ethereally light and cottony soft in texture, possibly airier than chiffon & definitely fluffier than the usual swiss rolls composition. I’m amazed just thinking of the technique or ingredients used to make it. You got to give credit to them Japs I tell you.

As with most desserts, it is sweet but what makes this a distinct winner was the salty finish that came with the caramel coating. I have never imagined sweet and salty to be paired so seamlessly in a dessert!

as good as it looks!

Packing my order.
The staff manning the counter was super busy but was intrigued seeing me snapping away busily at them that they would stop in mid action of whatever they were doing so I could get a better shot! Such friendly and nice people!

Arinco King

Utterly delicious Swiss Rolls. A must for desserts lovers if you are in Sg!

Arinco King
2 Orchard Turn
Ion Orchard Food Hall #B4-60

This Post Has 32 Comments

  1. FoOd PaRaDiSe

    So it is a must try food in Singapore. ^-^

  2. Selba

    Whoaaaa… it looks like a cotton! So soft….. Gonna ask my friend to buy for me! hehehe…

  3. burpandslurp

    WOW! Looks fabulous! But hahaha, that is actually a STEAL when converted to US dollars!
    I would have gotten the matcha one! Of course! 😀

  4. Alexandra@Chefspiration

    I LOVE the salt sweet caramel combo…gosh I need to have this…haha gotta make a trip to S'pore just for it!

  5. lecoupletoy

    wah!!! the swiss roll looks soooo yummy!! esp the caramel sauce on top..neva seen that before.

  6. Sean

    wahhhh gourmet swiss rolls! 😀
    u're truly the queen of sloppy burgers and swiss rolls!!!

  7. worldwindows

    The caramel with soft fluffy rolls and esp when its hot, good to last bite.

  8. ai wei

    my oh my!!! it seems lovely + adorable.

    though RM 50 is exp!!! but i wish to try at least once @@

  9. Xiu Long Bao

    Oh me! U managed to get the caramel roll!!!!

    *Calm* We've been trying to get this like for 3 weeks. Sold out pretty fast so we ended up trying the matcha roll & vanilla roll.

  10. "Joe" who is constantly craving

    wah rm50 swiss rolls..makes me feel good for spending the same amt on the burgers la haha..

  11. thenomadGourmand

    food paradise: yup, if you love desserts like moi 😉

    selba: yes yes, but be warned that it cant be out of the fridge for more than 2 hours!

    burpandslurp: Haha..i would hv wanted to try them all but it would be too expensive for me!

    alex: Yes, do so!

    lecoupletoy: Yup, got to give 'em Japs credit. They do come up wit hthe most exquisite desserts.

    sean: haha..cheapo burgers and expensive swiss rolls huh??

    worldwindows: Oh, u tried them before??

    ai wei: yes, at least once if you heart desserts like i do!

    XLB: Hello!! ;p
    Call them to book! They do allow call-ins.

    Joe: Hmmm, now tht i tot of it, I coulda top up atr Rm60 and buy meself a set lunch at The Sage!

  12. backStreetGluttons

    worth it becoz you are so happy !

  13. tRiEi cRiSiS

    worth, worth, worth~~!!!!!

  14. SimpleGirl

    expensive, but worth a try…coz it looks really tempting esp with the caramel coating!

  15. 550ml jar of faith

    This is INSANE!!! This is one gorgeous concoction… how does social etiquette come into play when we're presented with this? Obviously this is going to be smeared all over my face! But yes, sooo worth it, along with the price tag!

  16. UnkaLeong

    wonders if there is any left for me?

  17. UnkaLeong

    wonders if there is any left for me?

  18. ~Christine~Leng

    i'm wiling to pay to try this! looks fluffy and delicious! 🙂

  19. Allie

    wah… wah.. wah…
    the swiss roll looks super soft leh!
    Plus the caramel, who can resist that? Definitely not me!

  20. J

    RM 50????? O_O

  21. Myhorng

    im not so into pastries. but i do enjoy good 1. SGD50 kinda expensive.

  22. mimid3vils

    Special serving method of swiss roll~~~ O.O

  23. thenomadGourmand

    bsg: ;p

    tRiEi cRiSiS: least once in a lifetime right?

    simplegirl: yes, nx time 2 person sharea roll also makes better $ sense!

    550ml: Glad u think so!!

    unkaleong: aiyo..tot ur supposed to bring me there the nx time??

    christine: hehe..all tht time in overseas prob made u immune to the price?

    allie: yups, for a desserts crazy me..cant resist one!

    J: i know!! Depends on how badly u want it ;p

  24. thenomadGourmand

    myHorng: yups, agree too! But for me i jz got to try cos i love desserts!

    mimid3veils: yes it is. Something diff no?

  25. iamthewitch

    Wow, this is the most expensive Swiss roll that I have ever heard of! *LOL* But it seemed to be worth every cent! Good for you 🙂

  26. brad

    freaking expensive, i probably just make do with the bite that you gave me. haha

  27. My Taste Heaven

    It does entice me, but it's too expensive for a swiss roll!


    ur 18 bucks swiss rolls! IT'S HEAVENLY!!

    Nice meeting u at Limon dear! Hope to cya back in Spore soon! 😀

  29. thenomadGourmand

    iamthewitch: Yes..RM50. Wow. Now tht i'm back in msia and re-readign my own post..I muz hv been crazy to buy it!

    brad: chis..hello! You are in Sg and earning Sg dollar wor!

    My Taste Heaven: Hehe..I muz hv been too excited when i was in Sg. Forgot budget!!

    misstamchiak: Hello babe! Yes ..great conversation we had 😉
    Wish i can join u in Jap in Sept!

  30. Food For Tots

    It is always more expensive to dine in Singapore if u try to convert S$ to RM. The food is always double in price for the same dish. 😉

  31. meiyi

    i dont know if i can accept a small piece of RM50 Swiss roll, but probably i would not thinking about the conversion if I'm at Singapore..

    and thanks for dropping by my blog 😀

  32. thenomadGourmand

    Food For Tots: I know! Else I will be in Sg every week! ;p

    meiyi: prb. u got a nice blog!
    Eh..not tht i want o convert la. Even if u dont, its SGD18 for a swiss roll and even Singaporeans claims its expensive!

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