7 Recommended Raya Biscuits 2024

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In the run-up to Hari Raya, Malaysian households revel in the excitement of preparing traditional kuih, each a symbol of cultural heritage and cherished family ties. These dishes, from the delicate Kuih Bangkit to the delightful Pineapple Tart, hold the essence of celebration and togetherness in them. They are not just sweets; it is the thread that weaves memories of laughter and love, as families gather to share stories and enjoy this delicious meal. As we look forward to this festival, let’s celebrate the joy of tradition and the simple pleasure of enjoying this special dish with our nearest and dearest. Happy Holidays!

1. Risen cake

Risen cake

Kuih Bangkit is a beloved traditional Malay cake, famous for its melt-in-the-mouth texture and flavor infused with delicious coconut. Made mainly from tapioca flour and coconut milk, these biscuits are a must-have during Raya celebrations.

2. Pineapple tart

Pineapple Tart

Pineapple Tart is a perennial favourite, a must have during Raya. This delicious dish features a buttery pastry filled with sweet and tangy pineapple jam.

3. London Almond Biscuits

London Almond Biscuits

London almond cake is a crunchy almond batter, buttery cookie batter and a delightful chocolate coating. Rolled in desiccated coconut, this delicious bite-sized treat is delightful and perfect for sharing.

4. Cornflake Biscuits

Cornflake Biscuits

Crispy and addictive, Kuih Cornflake offers an interesting twist on the traditional Raya dish. Made with crunchy flakes of corn, butter and sugar, these cookies have a satisfying crunchy texture and a hint of caramel sweetness.

5. Suji cake

Suji cake

Kuih suji is a rich and nutritious dish, made with semolina flour, butter and almonds. These cookies are prized for their crumbly texture and undeniable flavor, making them a valued addition to any Raya spread.

6. Ketupat Biscuits

Ketupat Biscuits

Ketupat Biscuits are as visually stunning as they are delicious. Resembling a traditional ketupat rice cake, these intricately shaped biscuits are made from a mixture of flour, butter and sugar, offering a unique and festive twist to a Raya meal.

7. Semperit cake

Semperit cake

‘Kuih semperit’ is a classic butter biscuit popularized in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. It is probably one of the easiest to make kuih raya (kuih raya/snacks) that melts in your mouth. Often sold during Chinese New Year, Hari Raya and Deepavali, these cookies are a staple in most households.

And so, our journey through the delicious world of traditional Raya dishes comes to an end. But fear not, the festivities don’t stop here! As we conclude this exploration of delicious delights, let us carry the spirit of Hari Raya with us in our hearts and homes.