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New in town: Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery — Heritage Ipoh confectionery since 1975 brings famed egg tarts & kaya puffs to Singapore

Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery, an old-school confectionery in Ipoh, Malaysia since 1975, has now expanded to Singapore with its first outlet at Space @ Kovan, which opened on 11 Nov 2023.

Before you read this article, do note that the shop will be closed from 14 to 20 Dec 2023.

ipoh qunkee - stall front
Credit – Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery

The founder of this 48-year-old bakery, Mr. Chen Zhang Han, left Guangdong, China, in 1918 in pursuit of business opportunities in Malaysia. In 1971, he established his own restaurant in Ipoh and later ventured into the biscuit and bakery business in 1975.

ipoh qunkee - portugese egg tarts
Credit – Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery

Every day, freshly baked pastries, including the flaky Portuguese Tart (S$2.50) and the soft, buttery Hong Kong Egg Tart (S$2.20), are available for sale.

ipoh qunkee - kaya puff
Credit – Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery

The stall is also renowned for its Kaya Puff (S$1.30) consisting of coconut jam (made in-house) encased in an aromatic, buttery pastry.

other offerings
Credit – Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery

If you’re eyeing other varieties, you can also find Salted Dou Sha Bing (S$0.70), Wife Biscuit (S$1.50), Fermented Red Bean Curd Biscuit (S$1.50) and Hubby Biscuit (S$1.50).

If you’re keen on fancier flavours like the Chicken Floss Tart (S$2.60), Bamboo Charcoal Cheese Tart (S$2.60), Almond Cocoa Tart (S$2.60) and Matcha Red Bean Tart (S$2.60), do note that pre-orders need to be made to avoid disappointment.

Simply drop them a WhatsApp message at +65 9182 4768 or DM them on their Facebook or Instagram pages.

ipoh qunkee - other offerings
Credit – Ipoh Qunkee Biscuits & Bakery

As you choose your pastries at the bakery, explore the diverse array of traditional Malaysian snacks on display, saving you a trip across the causeway.

Get your hands on the Qunkee Ear Biscuit (S$3.50 for 1, S$10 for 3), Peanut Candy Biscuit (S$3.50), Ipoh Original Sachima (S$3.50) and Ipoh Original Chicken Biscuits (S$4.50).

Well, it looks like there’s now more reason to head over to Space @ Kovan besides just visiting Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee or The Bread Rack.

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