Batik cake

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Batik cake
Batik cake
Alternative namesKek batik, Marie fudge cake
Place of originMalaysia
Region or stateSoutheast Asia
Associated cuisineBrunei, Malaysia, Singapore
Main ingredientsBroken Marie biscuit, Milo powder,[1] chocolate powder, egg, butter/margarine and condensed milk

Kek batik (lit.'Batik cake') is a type of Malaysian no-bake fridge cake dessert inspired by the tiffin, brought in the country during the British Malaya period,[citation needed] and adapted with Malaysian ingredients. This cake is 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]


It is also similar to hedgehog slice and the latest Prince William chocolate biscuit cake, although with some different ingredients.[3] In Brunei, the Batik cake is covered by green colour topping.[4]

Other variety of Batik cake from Brunei with green topping

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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". 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 Ragavan, Jane F. (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. Archived from the original on 17 November 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.