Celebrate Eid al-Fitr with Traditional Cookies & Cakes
Hari Raya cookies & cakes are an essential part of the Eid al-Fitr (Hari Raya Aidilfitri) celebration, which marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting in the Islamic calendar.
Melbourne has a vibrant and diverse Muslim community, and many bakeries and stores in the city offer a wide range of Hari Raya cookies during the festive season. Here are some of our popular cookies and cakes for the annual Eid al-Fitr festival.
Hari Raya Cookies in Australia
While traditionally made and enjoyed in Muslim-majority countries, Hari Raya cookies have become increasingly popular in other parts of the world, including major cities in Australia, including Sydney & Melbourne.
Some of our most popular types of cookies for Hari Raya Aidilfitri include kuih Semperit, Sugi Cookies, Pineapple Tarts, and London Almond Cookies.
Semperit Cookies for Your Eid Celebration
Kuih semperit, also known as semperit cookies, are a classic Eid cookie that is loved by many.
They are made with butter, flour, sugar, and egg yolks, and are typically shaped into small swirls using a cookie press or piping bag.
Pineapple Tart Hari Raya Cookies
They are made with a buttery pastry base and a sweet and tangy pineapple jam filling.
London Almond Cookies for Raya Celebration
London Almond Cookies are another classic Hari Raya treat loved for their nutty flavor and crispy texture.
They are made with ground almonds, flour, sugar, and butter, and are typically rolled into shape and baked until golden brown, before being dipped into chocolate as its coating.
We also have various other traditional handmade cookies that are commonly found in Singapore & Malaysia. Among others are our Traditional Peanut Cookies, Sugi Cookies, Nutella Tarts & Premium Butter Cookies.
Hari Raya Cakes in Australia
While traditionally made in Muslim-majority countries, Hari Raya cakes have also become increasingly high demand in Australia, including Melbourne.
Here are some of our more popular Hari Raya cakes that commonly plays an important part of the Eid al-Fitr celebration in addition to these traditional Hari Raya cookies.
Indonesian Kue Lapis (Layer Cake) for Eid Celebrations
One of the most popular Hari Raya cakes is the Indonesian Layer Cake, more commonly known as Kueh Lapis or Lapis Legit. The Indonesian Layer Cake is a traditional cake loved for its colorful layers and rich buttery flavor.
It is made by layering thin sheets of cake batter on top of each other, with each layer being baked before adding the next one.
The result is a cake with multiple layers separated by a thin layer of sweet and fragrant spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, and clove.
The Indonesian Layer Cake is a popular gift during Hari Raya, and it is often served as a dessert during festive gatherings.
Its bright and colorful appearance, combined with its delicious taste and rich cultural significance, make it a beloved and essential part of the Hari Raya celebration for many, especially for folks from Singapore & Malaysia.
Pandan Cakes For Hari Raya in Melbourne
One of the most popular pandan cakes is the Pandan Gula Melaka Cake, a delicious and unique cake that is loved for its fragrant and flavor.
It is made of pandan leaves and with Gula Melaka, a type of palm sugar commonly used in Southeast Asian desserts.
The Pandan Gula Melaka Cake is a popular choice among Malaysians and Singaporeans, and it has gained popularity in Melbourne as well.
For other Pandan Cakes & Cupcakes, please browse our pandan products here.
Traditional Marble Butter Cake
The Traditional Marble Butter Cake is a classic cake that is loved for its simplicity and delicious flavor. It is made with butter, sugar, flour, and eggs, and has a marbled pattern created by swirling together vanilla and chocolate batter.
The cake is moist and rich, with a dense texture that melts in your mouth. The Traditional Marble Butter Cake is a popular choice for many, and it is often served as a dessert during festive gatherings.
Hari Raya Cookies Gift Box
Looking for Cookie Gift Sets for Eid Celebrations?
We have a popular cookies gift set where you can mix and match up to 4 types of different traditional cookies to give away to your friends & family who are celebrating Hari Raya.
Browse our Hari Raya Cookies Gift Box here.
Overall, Hari Raya cookies & cakes are an important part of the Eid al-Fitr celebration, and their popularity in Australia reflects it as a diverse and multicultural community.
Whether enjoyed as a sweet snack during festive gatherings or as a gift for family and friends, these Hari Raya cookies & cakes are a delicious and cherished tradition for many Muslims around the world.
Don't miss out – order your Hari Raya cookies & cakes from Amour Desserts here and celebrate in style!