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The Sarawak layer cake, known as kek lapis Sarawak (meaning “Sarawak layer cake”) or kek lapis moden Sarawak in Malay, is a layered cake served in Sarawak, Malaysia on special occasions. They are often baked for religious or cultural celebrations such as Eid ul-Fitr, Christmas, Deepavali, birthdays and weddings. People in Malaysia practice an open house on festival day. A unique feature of Sarawak’s open houses is the modern layered cakes. Top 5 famous Kek Lapis of sarawak are mentioned her.
Mira Cake House
Mira Cake House began as family business and the spirit to bake a unique type of Kek Lapis Sarawak which is called the Kek Lapis Basah. The major difference between Kek Lapis Basah and the regular Kek Lapis Sarawak is the moistness of the cakes.
Their philosophy combines baker minded approach with a deep commitment to bake fresh Kek Lapis Sarawak. We choose carefully, from the ingredients we use and the suppliers we select and to the people we hire. We also did not include any preservatives unlike any other mass-produced cakes out there. Our cakes also has less sugar content, thus making them the healthier choice for consumers.
Since then, Mira Cake House has expanded the business with locations in Kuching, Kota Samarahan, and even in Kuala Lumpur. Mira Cake House offers more than 50 different flavors and designs of Kek Lapis Sarawak and ships its cakes nationwide. Aside from selling Kek Lapis Sarawak, Mira Cake House also supports local businesses by reselling local food products such as Laksa Sarawak paste and Sarawak traditional snacks at selected branches.
Asma Cake House
Asma Cake House offers more than 60 different flavors and designs of Kek Lapis Sarawak. They are quiet famous and have many branches in Sarawak.
Maria Cake House
Maria Cake House is basking in the glory of being the only non-Muslim ‘kek lapis’ specialist in the state with a halal-certification.
But the icing on the cake is that it had never used the swine DNA-tainted ‘Golden Churn Creamery Butter’ to make the famous cake.
Its proprietress Maria Ngui Sai Moi, who started Maria Cake House at Jalan Bishopgate in Main Bazaar in 2003, said her bakery received the halal certification from the state Islamic Department (JAIS) early this year.
“Many people initially had doubts about our ‘kek lapis’ as most producers were Muslims.
Di Wannie Cake
The shop has 30 kek lapis flavours with Kek lapis India, Masam anis, Sisik ikan, Strawberry chocolate and Oreo being the best sellers.
The cakes are sold in two sizes, loaf (8x2x2 inch) and ‘loyang’ (8x8x2).
“Our premises are certified halal as we maintain a high level of cleanliness, thus customers do not have to worry. Our quality is also assured and we have a unique selling plan of one cake one recipe, (so) that no two cakes taste exactly alike,” said its sales manager Muhamad Halil Abdul Manaf.
Other flavours are Mocha cheese, Mami jarum, Evergreen, Pua kumbu, Lapis gula apong, Lapis rempah, Lapis horlicks, Lapis white chocolate and Lapis mutiara.
Apart from purchasing the cakes for Hari Raya, it is also a popular corporate gift.
Kek Lapis Dayang Salhah
Each cake is painstakingly baked layer by layer, secured with jam and interlaced with various ingredients like Oreo cookies, haw flakes, and cheese. Head over to Kuching’s most prominent kek lapis bakery and ignite your taste bud.
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