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Monday, May 22, 2023

Yong Yong Dessert

Shaved ice served with homemade red beans that were cooked for hours till perfection and topped with creamy corn aka Jagung, grass jelly aka Cincau, plam seeds aka Attap seeds and rose syrup, evaporated milk and their famous chocolate sauce as dressing

Ice Kacang 红豆冰 - RM 7

Next, we have shaved ice with sea coconut.

Sea Coconut 海底椰 - RM 7

Besides the usual desserts and local noodle dishes, they do offer garlic bread too. Its a small loaf and suitable for an individual. 

Garlic Bread

The Asian kind of Salad in a medley of pineapple, cucumber, turnip, beansprouts, kang kung, beancurd, fried fritters tossed in prawn paste and peanuts.

Rojak 啰惹

The Mee Goreng includes fried noodles with dark soya sauce, chicken, prawns, fishcakes, beansprouts and vegetables. Simply and stomach-filling.

Mee Goreng 炒面 - RM 8.50

The Fried Kuey Teow cradles a good smokey flavours and was evenly coated with dark soya sauce. Ingredients like chicken, prawn, fishcakes, beansprouts and vegetables were included.

Kuey Tiaw Goreng 炒粿条 - RM 8.50

If you want to have some fiery kick from the fried rice, try ordering the Nasi Goreng Kampung. The ingredients include shredded chicken and fried Ikan Bilis with bird-eye chilli. 

Nasi Goreng Kampung 家乡炒饭 - RM 9.50

Noodles with gravy(shrimp and peanuts base), topped with freshly chopped green chili, scallion and coriander, served with beancurd, hard-boiled egg, and beansprouts

Mee Rebus 爪哇面 - RM 8.50

A homely bowl of  Barley, Bean Curd Skin With Ginko Nuts. The taste was not too sweet and good.

Bean Curd Skin, Barley and Ginkgo Dessert  薏米腐竹白果 - RM 5.50

Noodles with a chicken soup topped with scallion, and coriander and served with shredded chicken, beansprouts and their signature dark sauce chilli. You can choose the dish to be served in Bee Hoon or Yellow Noodles.

Mee Soto 鸡汤面 - RM 8.50

Spicy fried rice vermicelli with egg and chilli. Simple and decent.

Spicy Mee Hoon Goreng 辣炒米粉 - RM 8.50

The Kway Tiaw Basah was generously soaked in the gravy with prawns, fishcake, egg, meat and vegetables. The noodles was yummy and filled with Wok Hei Flavours. 

Kuey Tiaw Basah 滑蛋河 - RM 8.50

Here comes the Singapore Mee Hoon, Fried rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn, fishcake, beansprouts and shredded carrots.

Singapore Mee Hoon 新洲米粉 - RM 8.50

Last Posted on 30 December 2022

Yong Yong Dessert is no stranger to anyone in Johor. They are popular among the locals and is known for their Dessert as well as serving cooked food. 

Facade of Yong Yong Dessert

The place only allowed customers that are vaccinated. Considering a weekend morning, the place was pretty quiet. Nonetheless, the place was cozy and spacious, an ideal environment to rest and enjoy bowls of dessert to beat the scotching sun.

Environment of Yong Yong

The striking green rice flour jelly as well as homemade red beans topping up the bowl of plain shaved ice. The beans were cooked for hours till perfection and the dessert was drenched with coconut sweet soup and palm sugar syrup aka gula Melaka. 

Cendol with Durian 榴莲煎露 - RM 9.50

While the usual Cendol costs RM 6.50, we ordered the version that comes with a small scoop of durian at RM 9.50. 

Sweet Corn

Ice Jelly was homemade, decked up by a heap of finely shaved ice. Other ingredients include fresh soursop, sea coconut and canned fruit cocktail and syrup. This dessert is best enjoyed with lime juice over it.

Ice Jelly 文头雪 - RM 8

How about having Ice Kacang without any ingredients? They have Ice Kacang Kosong here that comes with chocolate dressing.

Ice Kacang Kosong 红豆冰 - RM 4.50

While we call this Cheng Tng 清汤 in Singapore, they called it as 六味汤. The dessert has similar execution back home in our island with ingredients such as, red dates, white fungus, barley pearls, longan, mung beans and sago. It was not too sweet and refreshing to beat the heat on a hot day like this.

Cikong 六味汤 - RM 7

With so many up trends cafe and dessert places in Johor Bahru, this is one of the few places that I had come across serving traditional hot and cold desserts like this. Desserts are decent, however, the service will make me have a second thought before revisiting the place. 

Yong Yong Dessert
46, Jalan Layang 16, Taman Perling, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

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