Updated: Apr 13
When you think about Kueh Lapis, you imagine a square cake, with layers that taste of delicious tradition. Originally from Indonesia, "Kueh" meaning bite-sized cakes and "Lapis" meaning layered. From Suharto to Jokowi, brilliant idea of a cake often loved by the highest echelons of the Indonesian society.
Every cake can take hours to complete, baked layer after layer using a rich batter made of egg yolks, flour and butter. For the Asian Chinese, this delicacy has several auspicious meanings, the thin multiple layers of this Nonya cake are known to symbolise longevity and also represents 步步高升 (bu bu gao sheng) meaning "Rising every step of the way".