Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes
72 Jalan Tengkera Pantai 2, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
10.30am – 3.00pm Daily (Thursday Off)
Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes is a special place in Melaka that offers authentic Nyonya desserts. This is not a restaurant but a housing selling all types of Nyonya kuih for takeaway. It may be difficult to find this one if you are not familiar with the area, but this place is listed in GPS tourist attraction and you will locate it easily.
Before reaching it, you will have to go through a narrow road in a residential area. This “shop” is a residence house where Charlie makes his Nyonya cakes in his back yard. He also has a lot of photos with politicians and famous people who visited his house.
The kuih with pictures are displayed on the wall. This is very helpful for those new to the cuisine. You will find onde onde, love letters, dodol, kuih koci, kuih talam, kuih lapis, kuih dadar, pineapple tarts, kuih Koo merah, etc.; all are fresh, tasty and yummy. Desserts have vibrant colors and exquisite presentation.