, which is sometimes called Wingko Babat
, Wiwingka ore Bibika (rev. De voeding in Nederlands-Indië 1904), is a traditional Javanese
pancake-like snack made from coconut
It is a kind of cake made mainly of coconut
and other ingredients. Wingko is popular especially along the north coast of Java island
. It is sold mostly by peddlers on trains, at bus
stations, or in the producer’s own shop. This might explain why it's very popular in Java to use wingko as a gift to families upon returning from traveling.
Wingko is typically a round, almost hard coconut cake that is typically served in warm, small pieces. Wingko is sold either in the form of a large, plate-sized cake or small, paper
wrapped cakes. It's delicious due to the combined sweetness of sugar
and the unique, fresh taste of crispy coconut. The price varies, depending on where it's sold. The more famous the brand of cake, the more expensive the cake. Your bargaining skills might lower the price a little. Read more...