Top 7 famous rustic cakes in Saigon

Ho Chi Minh is famous for much kind of delicious junk foods with variety of colorful street foods, one of which is plenty of cakes. The attraction of Ho Chi Minh’s cuisine is as strong as even. Discovering top seven rustic cakes as blow and do not miss them when you visit Ho Chi Minh City, you can find easily at most street in Saigon.

“Bo” cake

The cake is made from rice flour, sugar, and coconut milk from Vietnam. When there is ripe, the surface has many small bubbles because the air inside the hole. There are four kinds of baking cake, steaming cake, milk and coconut. The baking cake is crisp and yellow while the streaming cake has more color as green, violet…The milk cake does not have air bubbles and it is more toughness and smoother with green beans fill. In addition, the milk replaces traditional coconut to milk. It will be a new taste and unique taste of Ho Chi Minh cuisine.

"Bo" Cake

“Bo” Cake

Pigskin cake
Ingredient includes flour, sugar, coconut, vanilla, pineapple leaf and some other spices. Some kind of cake have green beans, masked taro, some kind do not. The cake is sweet and smells quite pleasant. You can eat immediately or service with fried coconut, peanuts.

Pigskin cake

Pigskin cake

Mix rice paper
Saigon is famous for many different kinds of rice paper as mix, bake, tamarind sauce, butter … Among them; many customers prefer two types of mixing and baking rice paper. Each of its own unique flavor and it deny hardly customers in Saigon. The bake cake is crispy, and the mix cake is sweet, sour fleshy juicy…

Mix rice paper

Mix rice paper

Nest cake

The name is from cake’s shape like a nest. Ingredients find easily including sugar, rice flour, tapioca and coconut milk. After the dough kneaded, mold circles, it will fried in oil. This step must be careful, so that the cake swell and look like a nest.

Nest Cake

Nest Cake

“Tieu” cake

This cake looks so eye-catching by yellow cover. Especially delicious odor of cake would make everyone envious. Main ingredients are flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and a little vanilla. You can add spring, “cha” or cream to try a new taste of this cake.

Cassava silkworm cake

Cassava silkworm cake

Cassava silkworm cake
The main ingredients are cassava, sugar, coconut. Cassava strip cover before grinding into flour and discarding water. It continues mix with sugar, flour, coconut and vanilla. Then, it was steamed about 20 to 30 minutes. After that, it is let cool and then cut into individual fibers. For more attractive, it was mixed with coconut. You also service with sesame salt.

Pineapple leaves tube Cake

Pineapple leaves tube Cake

Pineapple leaves tube Cake
Tapioca, rice puree, mixed with pineapple leaves for color, then steaming them in small bamboo tubes. After ripe, it will be put in the middle paper rice and sprinkle with sesame and salt. This dish is better when it is hot, a new blended of coconut mix with other ingredients to create unforgettable taste.

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