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5 Korean Bento Cakes In KL & Selangor To Sweeten Up Your Day


Cheng Sim •  Nov 10, 2020


Whether you're surprising your loved ones on their birthday, anniversary and any kind of celebration, you can always treat them to decadent cakes. If you enjoy these halal Korean-style cakes, you're going to find these mini versions absolutely adorable! Fondly known as *bento cakes or *tapau cakes, these mini Korean-style cakes are about 4 inches wide and often served in takeaway boxes. If you're planning to treat someone or yourself with this aesthetically-pleasing dessert, here's where to find halal Korean bento cakes in Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Selangor! *Tapau is a Cantonese phrase for takeaway, and it's also a widely-used slang when ordering take-outs in Malaysia. Bento is short for bento boxes, which is a popular Japanese-style lunch box.
1. Yummy Cakey
True to its name, Yummy Cakes is one of the places to go for cakes, cupcakes and pavlova. While they're known for customising cakes for birthdays and anniversaries, they also make Korean tapau cakes on the side. Starting at RM28 per cake, it comes in chocolate Nutella flavour and new designs are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Halal status: Muslim-owned Price: Starts at RM28 per cake Contact: +6014 908 5894 (WhatsApp) Instagram
2. Cake by Reen
Another place to go for Korean bento cake in Selangor is Cake by Reen. Besides specialising in Korean-style cakes, pavlova and burnt cheesecakes, they also deliver these mini-sized cakes in chocolate Nutella flavour. Topped with pretty icing, it'll make a great gift for any celebration - big or small! Halal status: Muslim-owned Price: Starts at RM25 per cake Instagram
3. Street Bake
Based in Cyberjaya, you can order Korean bento cakes from Street Bake and have it delivered to your doorstep. Slightly larger in diameter (5 inches wide), you have three flavours to choose from: Victoria sandwich, chocolate Nutella, and lemon. Since it offers delivery to most areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, you can always send a box of happiness to someone special. Halal status: Muslim-owned Price: Starts at RM30 per cake Contact: +6011 3960 8565 Instagram
4. Tiga Chamcha
You might be tempted to get peanut butter and jam bomboloni or Biscoff cupcakes from Tiga Chamcha, but there's nothing like opening a box of Korean bento cake on your special day. The best part is, this home baker will do their best to deliver your requested design but remember to place your order 3-4 days in advance. Halal status: Halal ingredients used Price: Starts at RM28 per cake Contact: +6017 258 1315 Instagram
5. Doubledot Bakes
Wrapping up our list is Doubledot Bakes that's based in Shah Alam. This home baker focuses solely on Korean bento cakes in chocolate flavours for now, and you'll love the beauty of its craft! Whether you want to put a smile on someone's face or send them a birthday wish, leave it to Doubledot Bakes and they'll have these cakes delivered to their home. Halal status: Muslim-owned Price: Starts at RM25 per cake Contact: +6018 385 8912 Instagram Whether it's for birthdays or anniversaries, there's no better way to show your appreciation than surprising them with these Korean bento cakes in KL and Selangor! For more celebration ideas, check out our recommended reads below: