Chinese New Year is the time to spend quality time with your family where you can put up decorations together and do the property Yess Sang toss as much as you can. Now that we are under MCO, it’s a possibility that we will be spending the auspicious day with our immediate families. But that does not mean you can’t surprise your other family members and friends with lovely treats and gifts.
Instead of searching high and low, we have listed down a few places for you to check out get this Chinese New Year.
From cakes to crabs — you name it, we’ve listed it.
A hometown bakery in Kelana Jaya is known for its best cake designs, but it also offers customers a slew of other sweet treats. Eats & Treats Bakery features an array of cupcakes, cookies, cake pops and so much more. One of its bestselling cakes is the Nasi Lemak Cake topped with big, fresh prawns, petai sambal and crunchy anchovies.
For Chinese New Year, the home baker has come up with a ton of different goodies and treats for customers to choose from. With 32 creative gifting options, from 2 brands; these goodies are carefully curated with uniqueness and budget in mind.
Under Fortune and Prosperity, there are the Glorious Leaping Pandas, Supreme Blessing, Abundant Wealth, Blooming Riches, and Golden Ox Family Blessings ranging from RM88 to RM98. These cakes come in 5 inches in diameter and 3 inches tall with two flavours for you to choose: the Moist Chocolate or Vanilla Butter. Besides cakes, they also a few gift baskets and hampers for you to surprise your loved ones.
In case you are bored of your typical Chinese New Year cookies, why don’t you opt for these crafted delicious cookies from My Kekiss? The cookies come in 8 pieces with different designs that are super cute, to begin with. On top of that, it’s definitely Insta-worthy.
All that for just RM25.
Try something unique by sending your gifts packed in the old-school red letterbox. We may not be with our extended family members and friends this Chinese New Year but by sending these goodies, they might just know that you’re keeping them in mind. This ‘Peti Surat’ gift box includes 2 bottles of Pat Po Herbal Drink, Mini Mandarin Oranges, Chocolate Gold Coins, Mix Nuts & Dried Fruits, a jar of Pineapple Tarts, Pumpkin & Prawn crackers as well as a packet of yummy Bak Kua.
Besides this gift box, they also have the Prosperity Box, Gong Xi platter and Gong Xi Fondue.
There’s just something quite comforting about ice cream during Chinese New Year. It may not be a tradition but it’s certainly a tradition that we should start practising. The Woozy Scoop is a new ice cream brand that just started this year and they are offering the GXFC Pack for you to send over to your loved ones along with a handwritten greeting card.
Flavours include Baileys’ Coco, Rum Raisin and Brown Sugar Brandy. The Tub Twin Pack is RM55 whereas the Pint Twin Pack is RM80. Do make sure you place an order soon to not miss out on this limited edition pack.
This popular dessert parlour in Damansara Uptown is popular for their themed-ice cream cakes that come in beautiful, intricate designs. For this Chinese New Year, Crème de la Crème features more festive desserts including the Huat Ah! mahjong tile ice cream confection, Jade Bamboo, the Moo-moo and Lo Gam. The entire collection is for RM118 and is inclusive of a basket and their iconic cooler bag.
It’s not a Chinese New Feast if there’s no seafood on the table. With Talk Crab, the team have introduced their all-new bucket sets that will get your family together to indulge in this hearty meal. The Prosperity Bucket includes 20 fried mantaos as appetisers, 20-30 pieces of premium baby octopus, 18 pieces of premium tiger prawns, 4 pieces of 400g+ meat crabs for the mains and lastly 4 coconut waters for dessert. Each bucket comes with two flavours.
Pictures by the respective brands