Beefcake, pandan leaf cake and pig skin cake, … famous in the West all converge in these popular strollers. Save it to have a craving, then “launch” the car to buy it right away!
In terms of rustic cakes, the West is really a “paradise” with countless types of cakes from salty to sweet. These cakes not only have an attractive taste but also have bold Western cuisine with a characteristic sweet and fatty taste. However, in Ho Chi Minh City, Western cakes are not sold everywhere like new cakes later, to buy you can only visit the popular trolleys sold on the roadside. If you have fallen in love with the delicious cakes of the West, you must immediately save these 5 popular strollers, whenever you want to “drive” the car through, you will have as much as you want.
Beefcake, banana cake, Ut Hong apricot leaf cake
Located on the busy Au Co street, Ms. Ut Hong’s small car full of Western cakes is always busy with customers from early morning. Although only selling 3 types of cakes are beef cake, steamed banana cake, apricot leaf cake, the taste is delicious from the table and the color is also extremely eye-catching.
Photo: Nguyen Thanh Truc
The beefcake and steamed banana cake here are both quite big and thick, very fragrant, and soft but still have a slight toughness. In particular, the apricot leaf cake is made entirely of fresh apricot leaves to create a black color, not using food coloring, so when you eat it, you will clearly feel the characteristic flavor of apricot leaves. In addition, the coconut milk is also cooked to a paste and always kept hot, served with extremely mouth-watering cakes. Despite such quality, the price here is very affordable, each part is only from 20k – 25k.
Photo: Nguyen Thanh Truc
Address: 151 Au Co, Ward 14, District 11
Opening hours: 6am – 9pm
Sweet molded cake, fried banana with coconut Ms. Van
Ms. Van’s cart full of western cakes must be said to be popular at Ba Chieu market. Almost everyone who lives in Binh Thanh district has heard of it and has at least once tried the cake here. In addition to the familiar cakes, Ms. Van’s cake cart also sells some strange Western cakes that other places do not have. This is also the reason why this small car is always surrounded by customers.
Photo: Tran Khai, Nguyen Hoang Lam
There are all kinds of traditional cakes here, which are beefcakes, pandan ribbed cakes, banana cakes, Banh Chung, etc. Each dish has a moderate sweetness, is not too harsh and is steamed just cooked. so it still retains its flexibility. Especially, the top is also sprinkled with sesame, so it is more delicious to eat. The best-selling dish here is the shaved tapioca cake with many cassava fibers wrapped together, which is both flexible and fragrant and has a greasy taste. Each piece of cake here only ranges from 20k – 30k but is full of cakes and also comes with a “super-giant” bag of coconut milk cooked with green onions and tapioca in the right Western style.
Photo: Bao Bao
Address: 306 Bui Huu Nghia, Ward 2, Binh Thanh District
Opening hours: 12am – 5pm
Offering cake, sweet roll cake, Miss Phuong’s pig skin cake
Although it is only a small trolley, Ms. Phuong sells 20 different types of Western cakes such as sweet rolls, pig skin cakes, beef cakes, cuffs, banana cakes, etc. More specifically, there are also cakes here. leaf offerings, made from typical Western rice flour. Currently, this type of cake is rarely sold anywhere in Ho Chi Minh City, so many people often visit Ms. Phuong’s cake to buy.
All cakes here are made from natural colors such as pandan leaves, camomile leaves, gac fruit mixed with coconut milk, so when eaten, it will taste fat and smell very clear. The most special is the pork skin cake with a layer of flexible pandan leaf powder mixed with fragrant yellow green beans. Each type of cake will cost from 10k – 15k but when you order a large mix of 60k you will get a giant box of cakes. In addition, when buying cakes here, you can freely ask for more coconut milk at no extra cost.
Address: 803 Ta Quang Buu, Ward 5, District 8
Opening hours: 6am – 2pm
Orange cake, tapioca cake, Co Tho cookie
If you are a fan of Western pastries, Co Tho’s cake is also a “standard without adjustment” suggestion. Although this small wheeler is not sold permanently, but pushed along Hung Phu road, it is guaranteed not to lack any type of wheel. Here, you can find pork skin cakes, biscuits, hemp leaf cakes, sweet wet cakes, beef cakes, tapioca cakes, sticky rice… All priced from 5k – 20k but all are big. howling”.
The cake here is carefully steamed, so it is quite flexible, the taste is not too sweet, but the aroma is strong with other ingredients such as pandan leaves, coconut. In particular, the cakes with green beans, the bean part will be beaten very smooth, so when eaten, it blends with the cake, creating a characteristic fatty taste.
Address: Along Hung Phu Street, District 8
Opening hours: 5:30am – 1:00pm
Baked sticky rice with pandan leaves Ms. Hoang
Not only is it recommended by many food bloggers, but Hoang’s grilled banana car is also a familiar eating place for the people living here. The type of sticky rice used to wrap around bananas is Thai sticky rice, mixed with grated coconut, so when eaten, the inside is extremely flexible, and the outside is crispy because it is grilled on a charcoal stove. Not only that, the coconut milk served with grilled bananas is also cooked with pandan leaves, so it has a delicious aroma. Make sure to try only the first piece, the sweetness of ripe bananas mixed with the sticky layer and the greasy taste of coconut milk will make you “addicted”.
Photo: I’m Thien
Address: 7/1 Trinh Dinh Trong, Ward 5, District 11
Opening hours: 10am – till the end (usually 4pm)