Cottage Treats: Home-baked feel-good desserts with a sweet hit of creativity
December 14, 2021
If you're seeking experienced bakers with killer skills and a sense of adventure, Cottage Treats should score brownie points, pushing the creative boundaries for cakes, cookies and pastries while staying true to the tenets of top-tier ingredients and techniques.
From Nasi Lemak Cupcakes (coconut cake infused with coconut cream, stuffed with spicy caramelised onion anchovy sambal, topped with Swiss meringue buttercream, roasted peanuts, crunchy-fried anchovies and cucumber) to Onion Curry Cookies (a butter cookie laced with locally sourced curry powder, chopped spring onions and shallots), Cottage Treats makes sweet magic for the big city.
Brownies might be the irresistible introduction to Cottage Treats, confidently crackly to the bite and fudgy, full-bodied to the chew, potently chocolaty. This will be a surefire smash with children, the young at heart, and kids of all ages.
Loaf cakes will make an appealing addition to the family fridge too.
For Christmas, Cottage Treats has the following promotion for its brownies and loaf cakes:
Biscoff Brownies, Chocolate Cheese Brownies and Chunky Chocolate Brownies
Nine-inch brownies: Nine pieces for RM100
Six-inch brownies: Four pieces for RM50
Loaf Cakes (450 grams; any flavour of Butter Loaf, Banana Chocolate Chip, Chocolate, Sugee Almond or Carrot Walnut): Buy any two loaves for RM50
Cottage Treats' cakes are delightfully diverse. Its most popular ones include the Onde Onde Cake, unmistakably Malaysian, fluffy with layers of coconut, whipped cream and Gula Melaka. This would be a lovely cake for gifting or for bringing to a celebratory gathering.
For cakes destined to be the centrepiece of any dinner table, Cottage Treats aims to impress.
Cottage Treats' temptations extend to other baked fare, such as charming Otak Otak Puffs, stuffed with homemade otak-otak that's a testament to Cottage Treats' commitment to quality, blended with barramundi and mackerel, lemongrass, turmeric, chilli and other spices).
For playful pleasures to munch on, perfectly convenient snacks for any time of the day, we recommend Cottage Treats' cornflake mixtures, based on a recipe that Yamunah's mother passed to her, innovated further for contemporary customers.
For budding pastry chefs in your family, let them experiment artistically with Cottage Treats' Gingerbread Men, which come with a DIY kit for you to decorate them with your own style, flair and imagination. They might end up looking too cute to eat, but they're love at first bite, robust with ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and spices.