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Getuk Lindri: Indonesian Cassava Cake

Getuk Lindri is ground cassava with grated coconut and it’s really one of the old and authentic Indonesian desserts. You can mostly find them in the villages or on the market. The daily morning market usually sold original Indonesian desserts and cakes. They are usually cheaper than the big desserts shop and they are really delicious.

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Speechless about this one. Oxtail combined with soup variation which is a popular dish in Indonesia where it is called as sop buntut.

Ever try this delicious Indonesian caramel cake? It’s just so delightful desserts. The taste is heavenly but it’s not good for your diet. This is certainly not a low calorie recipe, but it’s so irresistible. The taste is as delightful as the city of Paris

Ice jazzed is a fruit cocktail in Indonesia. Avocado, young coconut, grass jelly, jackfruit and other fruits are served with coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, cocopandan syrup, sugar and a tiny amount of salt.

Nastar is a small cookies filled with pineapple jam, delightful snap through the day. If you have small amount guests in house, this is certainly one the best choice to serve. It looks pretty and innocent, hiding the great amount of calorie. Yes, these cookies consist of a lot of calorie, especially if you use cream butter, which makes this snap more delicious.

That goes heavy on the keluak nut to give it a nutty flavor and a deep, black color.The soup base also mingles with garlic, shallots, ginger, turmeric and red chili to make it nice and spicy.

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The most famed, kapal selam, literally submarine, contains a chicken egg and is rumored to be the most nutritious form of the spongy dough balls, which are sprinkled with shrimp powder and served withcuka, a dark dipping sauce made from vinegar, chili and sugar.

Indonesian Cup cakes or better known as Kue mangkok in Indonesian is the simplest authentic Indonesian dessert. It is delicious and it is not very difficult to make. You will need lots of cups to make this cake. You can use porcelain cups that you can obtain at the Chinese supermarket or aluminum cups, that’s ok. The grated coconut and vanilla taste play the most important part of the taste. As you have already known, coconut cake is always a warm welcome for your stomach. Especially if they are still warm, it’s just so yummy.

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You can make a lot of delicious things with mung beans, and this sweet porridge dessert is one of them. It smells great with fresh ginger and very delightful with seasoned coconut milk. And that’s not all, beside that this dessert very delicious, it has a high nutrition value and very easy to make.

Coconut cake or we better said wingko babat in Indonesian. It is an original old Javanese dessert, but until now it is still a favorite cake by many Indonesian people. It has a great taste of vanilla and coconut together; it makes the cake very yummy. Try this unique coconut cake. Delicious in simplicity.