Places to get Hari Raya kuih
Hari Raya Aidilfitri will finally be here in less than a week and after a month of conquering the various bazaars and updating your Raya ensemble, it’s time for the final preparation: stocking up on loads of Raya goodies for the revolving door of guests.
The zeitgeist of modern Raya means that traditional Raya kuehs alone aren’t gonna cut it, and to suit the palates of all your guests, you’re also gonna need to spring for modern concoctions with unique flavours like durian, parmesan cheese, and white chocolate.
To save you the search, here are 7 halal bakeries to get both old-school and contemporary Raya goodies.
1. All Things Delicious
Oatmeal Apricot cookies
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With its range of savoury and sweet offerings like the Salmon Rice Bowl and Banana Upside-Down Cake which have gotten rave reviews, All Things Delicious truly lives up to its name. This Raya, they’re adding another notch on their belt by selling their own handmade cookies!
The cookies are packed in reusable glass jars of 2 sizes - 0.5 litres ($25) and 1 litre ($39) - and come in these 6 flavours:
- Pecan Demerera - a buttery, nutty biscuit that’s super crunchy
- Sugee - an old-fashioned cookie that melts in your mouth
- Gula Melaka Coconut - a decadent cookie made from coconut and gula melaka
- Chocolate Almond - a sweet and rich shortbread
- Oatmeal Apricot - a chewy cookie loaded with chunky apricot bits
- Mexican Wedding Cookies - a sugar-dusted cookie that’s tinted green with pistachios
Sticky Toffee Pudding
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If you’re looking for something heavier, All Things Delicious also has a range of Hari Raya cakes, 8-9 inches in diameter, such as Earl Grey Bundt Cake ($48), Sticky Toffee Pudding ($54), and Sea Salt Caramel Brownie ($54).
You can get these cakes and cookies at their retail shop or order them online.
Address: 34 Arab Street, Singapore 199733
Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 8AM - 7PM | Sat - Sun: 9AM - 7PM | Closed on Mon
2. Lynn’s Cakes
Cranberry & Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
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Lynn’s Cakes will be serving up more than just their signature customised cakes this Raya as they’ll be selling 4 types of Raya goodies at a low price of just $14/bottle:
- Almond Pumpkin Seed Crunch
- Cranberry & Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
- Choc Chip with Pecan Cookies
- Choc Chip Cookies
Old-fashioned Cornflakes Cookies
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And if you’re expecting a cavalry of visitors, get the Old-fashioned Cornflakes Cookies ($40) which comes in a huge tub of 130 pieces - great value for money!
To get in on this, you can head to their cafe or order online.
Address: 11 Eng Kong Terrace, Singapore 598983
Opening hours: Sun - Thur: 11AM - 7PM | Fri - Sat: 11AM - 9PM | Closed on Mon
3. Butter Studio
Parmesan Cheese Bangkit Cookie
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You better act now if you wanna sink your teeth into Butter Studio’s toothsome treats as their Raya collection is selling out fast. Choose from creations such as Parmesan Cheese Bangkit Cookies or Caramel Cornflake Cookies at just $26/bottle.
Joyful Raya Gift Basket
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And if there’s a Muslim colleague or friend you’d like to show your appreciation to, there’s even an option for a Joyful Raya Gift Basket ($58) which comes with 3 types of cookies, sweet dates, and green packets all wrapped in a rattan basket.
Orders can be made here.
Address: 147 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208865
Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 12PM - 9PM | Fri: 12PM - 11PM | Sat: 11AM - 12AM | Sun: 11AM - 9PM | Closed on Tue
Nutella Tapak Kuda
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Put out a plate of tapak kuda or lucky hoof rolls and chances are, they’ll be gone before you can bring out the drinks. Besides being incredibly hard to get in Singapore, this kueh is also delicious to boot. So stand out from the others by getting Breadwerks’ Tapak Kuda rolls ($15) which have a measurement of 27cm x 8cm x 5cm, making it well worth to pony up the dough.
Durian Tapak Kuda
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Choose from a myriad of delish flavours such as ondeh-ondeh, durian, oreo cheese, and milo. There’s even a pre-order promotion going where you’ll get a free roll for every 6 rolls you buy. So hurry as orders end on 13th June 2018.
For the full list of flavours and order methods available, click here
Address: 411 River Valley Road, Singapore 248309
Opening hours: 11AM - 10:30PM daily
5. Julie Bakes
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No Raya celebration is complete without munching on tarts and at Julie Bakes, you’ll get a whole slew of traditional and modern tarts like pineapple tarts ($20/bottle), nutella tarts ($22/bottle) and ondeh-ondeh tarts ($25/bottle).
Place your orders by heading to their physical store or WhatsApp-ing 9647 9027.
Address: 14 Baghdad Street, Singapore 199653
Opening hours: Tues - Sun: 12PM - 8:30PM | Closed on Mon
6. Deli Maslina
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For those who’re all about keeping it traditional, Deli Maslina is the place to be with their assortment of evergreen treats like makmurs (sugar-dusted cookies) for $24/bottle, sempret ($17/bottle), and M&M cookies ($20/bottle).
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If you’re overwhelmed by the surfeit of choices before you, fret not as the bakery also sells small packs of cookies for just $3 so that you can sample them before commiting to an entire bottle.
Address: #01-1743 151 Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 470151
Opening hours: Tues - Sun: 8AM - 6PM | Closed on Mon
Complete your Hari Raya prep with delicious, homemade treats
As Ramadan approaches its dusk, Muslims all over Singapore await with bated breath for Hari Raya Aidilfitri - a day that’s marked with joyous celebration as family and friends reconcile with one another. And no Raya celebration is complete without noming into tasty treats like tarts, cakes, and cookies. If you’re looking for kuehs that’ll satisfy everyone from the atuks to adiks, these bakeries will give you the best mix of old and new while still being delicious all the same.