Ang ku kuehs are making a comeback in a variety of non-traditional colours and flavours

Ji Xiang Confectionery’s Rainbow Ang Ku Kueh, Sambal Ang Ku Kueh (in blue) and Durian Ang Ku Kueh (black and gold in colour). ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO
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SINGAPORE - Ang ku kueh, or red tortoise cakes, is commonly used as auspicious gifts for a baby's full-month celebration and offerings for deities.

But the pastry, which got its name from its tortoise-shell shape and is said to have originated from Fujian, China, is becoming a trendy snack, coming in all sorts of colours and flavours.

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