Batik cake

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Batik cake
Malaysian batik cake.jpg
Batik cake.
Alternative names Kek batik, Marie fudge cake
Place of origin Malaysia, Brunei
Main ingredients Broken Marie biscuit, Milo powder,[1] chocolate powder, egg, butter/margarine and condensed milk
Cookbook: Batik cake  Media: Batik cake

Batik cake (Malay: Kek batik) is a type of non-baked Malaysian cake dessert. This cake was made by mixing broken Marie biscuits combined with a chocolate sauce or runny custard made with egg, butter/margarine, condensed milk, Milo[1] and chocolate powders.[2] The cake is served during special occasions like the Eid al-Fitr and Christmas.[3]

History[edit]

The origin of this type of cake is somewhat uncertain; it is similar to hedgehog slice and the latest Prince William chocolate biscuit cake, although with some different ingredients.[3] As Malaysia and Brunei were once colonies of Great Britain, it is believed the cake was introduced by the British. In Brunei, their Batik cake is covered by green colour topping.[4]

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  1. ^ a b Samantha Khor (19 March 2015). "11 Sinful Recipes That Can Only Be Achieved With A Lot Of MILO". Says.com. Archived from the original on 19 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Kek Batik Coklat" (in Malay). mStar. 1 August 2014. Archived from the original on 11 May 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Jane F. Ragavan (1 August 2014). "No-bake, last-minute desserts for Christmas". Star2. Archived from the original on 11 May 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Ak. Jefferi Pg. Durahman (27 October 2014). "Kekalkan Warisan Kuih Tradisi Brunei" (in Malay). Pelita Brunei. Retrieved 11 May 2016.