Aug
29
2013

Gartien Pineapple Cake – A little piece of Penang

Facebook can sometimes work wonders! I’ve seen several or should I say MANY Penang-langs posting the famous Gartien Pineapple cake on Facebook (especially with the Mid Autumn festival around the corner).

I’ve eaten Pineapple Cake ONCE and ONCE only during a Taiwanese food promotion in 2011 where we also got to witness the Chef making the pineapple cake right before our very own eyes.

how to make pineapple cake

That was my one and only time savoring this delicious delicacy. I don’t get to eat them anymore after that as I can’t find it anywhere in the Klang Valley.

Back to Facebook, I got extremely excited when I saw many Penang friends posting about this famous pineapple cake so I casually commented that iWant it too! Out of my many friends, orang kuat Penang Pamela of Malaysian Foodie responded to my comment and surprise, surprise, I got a call from her the other day! She called to say she got me some pineapple cakes fresh from Gartien, freshly ‘flown’ from PENANG!

Excitedly I told Darling to drive me to collect those pineapple cakes from her!

Gartien pineapple cakes penang

Ethan got super excited and can’t wait to open the package to see what’s inside.

Gartien pineapple cakes

Beautifully packaged. I noticed they have a new packaging as the ones I saw my friends posted on FB was different. I prefer this new packaging. It looks nicer and classier :D

Gartien pineapple cakes_1

As usual, this boy can’t wait to get a bite. He’s a HUGE fan of pineapple tarts so you can imagine how much he loves this pineapple cakes! He made quite a mess in the car though with the crumbs and all…

Gartien Penang Pineapple Cakes

Gartien Pineapple Cakes. RM38 for a box of 10 pieces if I’m not mistaken as Pamela doesn’t want to accept my money >_<

Thank you Pamela. Those pineapple cakes did not ‘survive’ a single day longer as they all ended in our tummies on that very same day!

16 Comments + Add Comment

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    Glad that Ethan loves it :) Is also my lil girl fav

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    Merryn Reply:

    Thank you again Pamela :)

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    bob Reply:

    hi pamela..im staying in penang and i:ll appreciate it very much if u could tell me where to buy those tasty cakes..tq 0174974226 bob..

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    pamela Reply:

    You can buy them at

    68, Lorong Macalister
    10400 Georgetown, Penang
    04-229 0068

    It is just nearby KOMTAR

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    Looks yummy!! I wonder if this one better than Taiwan’s Sunny Hills pineapple cakes or not.

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    Merryn Reply:

    I’ve never tried Sunny Hills’ so I won’t know but this is much better than the one I tried during the Taiwanese food promotion back in 2011 la.

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    Nice right? haha :p

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    Merryn Reply:

    NICE! You orang Penang oso kan? Ehem, ehem… :P

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    Din know Penang also comes out with this type of Pineapple cakes which are so famous all over Taiwan. The packaging looked so nice !

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    Merryn Reply:

    Me neither until I saw it all over FB!

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    I think I read that at Ken’s blog. Manyak sedap….bila you mahu buat homemade pineapple tart? Pls call me when you do =P

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    Merryn Reply:

    I dunno how to make pineapple tarts leh. Not good in baking. Kinda hoping that YOU’ll make some and pass to ME! :P

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    You have my mailing address… Poslaju – dijamin samapai hari esok… Hint! Hint! Muahahahahahaha!!!!!

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    Wah…sedapnya. I also want.

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    wah, quite pricey! I think they taste similar with those pineapple cookies that we can get from Malacca~

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    Must try this one…Looks good…I wonder if they are any diff from the ones in Jonker street?

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