If there's one thing that we Malaysians can agree on, it's that we have some of the best and most unique desserts in the world
Whether it's traditional kuih like bengka ubi and pulut tai tai, different types of tong sui like bubur cha cha and leng chee kang, or icy desserts like ABC and cendol, Malaysians are spoilt for choice when it comes to desserts.
In collaboration with Central Sugar Refinery (CSR), we wanted to celebrate our 64th Hari Kebangsaan by creating an artwork featuring our favourite Malaysian desserts. Watch the full video below:
One of the most Malaysian desserts would have to be ais kacang or ais campur batu, fondly known as ABC
Remember what it was like eating ABC by the roadside on a hot day, or at special occasions like weddings and kenduris? It was always fun to see the ABC vendors shave the ice into your bowl and put on all kinds of different toppings! :9
We'd help out in the kitchen by grinding the peanuts with a pestle and mortar, washing glutinous rice, or soaking butterfly pea flowers
Back then, our grandmas would wake up early in the morning to make all these preparations, just so we could enjoy fresh homemade desserts.
And how could we talk about local desserts without mentioning our different types of kuih?
From traditional Nyonya kuih like ang ku kueh and pulut tai tai, to kuih lapis and kuih ketayap, there are all kinds of sweet treats that we get to enjoy every day.
Here's what happened when we put together 64 iconic Malaysian desserts to form this gorgeous artwork, woohoo!
Wishing all of you a happy 64th Hari Kebangsaan from CSR and SAYS!
We don't know about you, but seeing all these desserts has definitely made us hungry. ;P
As a household brand for sugar and other sweetener ingredients, CSR has helped Malaysians make delicious desserts over the years
From households and small bakeries, to big manufacturing factories, CSR has been the sugar brand that Malaysians have relied on for over five decades.
Known as the Sugar Specialist, they provide everything from fine sugar and premium soft brown sugar (good for kuih), to unique alternatives like stevia and sugar mix.
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