The Best Apong at Jalan Burma, Penang

Apong is a type of pancake that you can get in Malaysia. Strangely I am not an Apong fan but now I desire and crave for them so much that I search for them in the country, wherever I go.

Penang island….. is a place for Apong?… truely it is… The Apong Heaven,….. so fluffy, so creamy, so light, so soft and yet with the taste and a hint of sweetcorn and ripe juicy banana.

You can find these two Apong stalls just at the roadside of Jalan Burma, Penang and it is only RM0.30 (US0.10) a piece……. such a bargain for such lovely dessert. This Apong can be taken while they are warm and cold but I really prefer when there are warm….. so soft and so creamy, lovely as it melts in your mouth. I would say they are goes well with a cuppa of tea or coffee.

At each batches, nine Apongs can be generated from the moulded pan and takes about 5-6 minutes to ready. Therefore if you want to taste this heavenly delicious Apongs, you may need to place order them in advance or even mobile them, if not you may need to wait half an hour for yours. I was shocked when most customers order at least twenty pieces at a time…….lol…. we ordered thirty pieces!…lol

If you are in Penang Island , do not miss this lovely pancakes…. my truely heaven!

Love Sidney xxx


  • Christy
    September 4, 2007 - 6:11 pm | Permalink

    This is the one near the school area?
    I am not big fan of Apom but I still am proud of the Malaysian variety of food…
    And those were really great pics…not easy to take such close shots on a hot day 😀
    Nice to meet you guys, Big Boys you guys bake? 😀

  • Jason
    September 5, 2007 - 10:22 pm | Permalink

    Seriously, never try apom with banana before.

  • Precious Pea
    September 10, 2007 - 2:13 am | Permalink

    I love apom especially those made by Malays cos I find them generally more generous with the peanuts. Yumzz!

  • Meg Wolff
    September 10, 2007 - 5:04 am | Permalink

    Interesting site, I will come back for another visit!

  • Timothy
    September 14, 2007 - 2:06 am | Permalink

    Apom Balik …… that’s classic ! Haven’t had one of those in like a Kagillion years man ….. but yeah… I like ’em a lot and used to wait for the indian uncle in his bicycle and his ice-cream bell… cycling around our neighborhood. ….

  • Jackson
    September 16, 2007 - 5:11 am | Permalink

    My favourite!!! I love my apom balik to come with huge amount of ground peanuts and jagung!! yum yum!

  • culinaryprincess
    September 17, 2007 - 3:10 am | Permalink

    i love those mini banana apoms!The one in Island glades is good too 😀

  • East Meets West Kitchen
    September 17, 2007 - 11:02 am | Permalink

    I had those before, and they are YUMMY! Missing them now! :(

  • wmw
    September 19, 2007 - 8:36 am | Permalink

    My fave is with the corn. I always try to look for the uncle that sells this whenever I’m in Penang.

  • myCoffee
    October 12, 2007 - 6:33 pm | Permalink

    I am so missing these type of apoms. Don’t understand why is it so hard to find these in KL/PJ.

  • el the man
    July 9, 2008 - 6:22 am | Permalink

    Yeah, this is one of the best apoms. Believe it or not, long time ago this chap or the Apom seller next to him used to sell Pisang Goreng, and my were they good.

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