Paper wrapped cake

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Paper wrapped cake
Type Cake
Place of origin Hong Kong
Main ingredients Chiffon cake
Cookbook: Paper wrapped cake  Media: Paper wrapped cake
Paper wrapped cake
Traditional Chinese 紙包蛋糕
Simplified Chinese 纸包蛋糕
Hanyu Pinyin zhǐ bāo dàngāo
Cantonese Jyutping zi2 baau1 daan6 gou1
Literal meaning paper wrapped cake

Paper wrapped cake (Chinese: 紙包蛋糕; Jyutping: zi2 baau1 daan6 gou1) is a type of Chinese pastry. It is one of the most common pastries served in Hong Kong. It can also be found in most Chinatown bakery shops. In essence, it is a chiffon cake baked in a paper cup.[1]

In the bakeries of Chinatown, San Francisco, it is commonly referred to as "sponge cake."


  1. ^ Christine Ho (5 August 2008). "Cake Wrapped in Paper (Hong Kong Cupcakes)". Retrieved 12 August 2012.