Fragrant, bouncy and buttery, what’s not to love about delicious, multi-layered kueh lapis? As an Indonesian all-time favourite, this is a traditional cake is the answer to your craving for a tea-time snack that bears that taste of nostalgia. Scroll down to see where you can find the best kueh lapis in Singapore.
With three locations across Singapore, you can get Indochili’s delicious kueh lapis in four flavours: Original, Plum, Durian and Surabaya. Moist and non-greasy, they’re perfect for sharing with loved ones and come in medium and large sizes.
Prices start at $22. Visit www.indochili.com for locations.
Photo: Bengawan Solo
Most likely the first location most Singaporeans head to in search of high-quality cakes and traditional pastries, Bengawan Solo is a tried-and-tested name that’ll help satisfy your craving for this spiced cake.
Bring home a medium or large cake at $52 and $65 respectively, or snack on a single slice for only $2.20. Visit www.bengawansolo.com for locations.
Photo: Rainbow Lapis/Facebook
Opt for this retailer for fragrant, handmade kueh lapis in three distinct flavours – Original, Pandan and Prune. Rainbow Lapis also offers delivery to homes and offices on top of the regular store pick-up option, making snacking on these delicacies even more convenient.
A whole cake costs $35. Visit www.rainbowlapis.com.
If variety is what you’re looking out for, then Deli-Indo is definitely the one for you. Boasting a wide array of kueh lapis flavours to cater to all tastes, you can also expect full-bodied, fragrant traditional flavours like Mocha, Original Spice and Prune.
Prices start at $23.50. Visit www.deli-indo.com.sg.
Swee Heng 1989
Brighten up your day and your palate with Swee Heng 1989’s attention-grabbing baked creations. With a smooth, buttery texture, these rainbow-coloured kueh lapis retail for $9.80 each and are a feast for the eyes and taste buds.
Layers The Cake
Fresh and experimental, Layers The Cake’s seasonal kueh lapis flavours will appeal to those who enjoy traditional snacks with a bold, modern twist. The online biz offers five flavours to enjoy year round: Mom’s Recipe, Plummy Prune, Chocoholic, Death by Choc, Almond Gone Nuts and Awakening. They’re sure to make any kueh lapis lover’s day.
Prices start at $21.80 for for two 100g cakes. Visit https://layersthecake.wordpress.com/ to order.
If you’ve been to Takashimaya’s B2 Food Hall, chances are you’ve noticed Ollella and its sweet offerings. Alongside the Original and Original Spiced flavours, customers can choose between Prune Rum, Salted Egg and Nutella – or mix and match them for the ultimate party snacks.
Prices start at $21. Visit https://ollella.oddle.me/.