Kaya toast

Kaya toast
Kaya toast with coffee
Course Staple food
Place of origin Singapore and Malaysia
Region or state Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei
Created by Chinese Singaporeans and Malaysian Chinese
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients kaya (coconut jam)
Cookbook: Kaya toast  Media: Kaya toast

Kaya toast is a well-known snack in Singapore and Malaysia.[1] Kaya toast is prepared with kaya (coconut jam),[2] a topping of sugar, coconut milk and eggs, pandan, and sometimes margarine or butter. Kaya is generally served on toast, and also sometimes on crackers.[1] It is considered a breakfast staple, and remains popular in Singapore.[3] The dish is sometimes dipped into soft-boiled egg with a little dark soy sauce and white pepper.[4][5]

Singaporeans and Malaysians often consume this food with a cup of tea or coffee, which has merited the snack's inclusion in many coffee houses.[3][4] The Singaporean companies Ya Kun Kaya Toast and Killiney Kopitiam are franchises which have proliferated serving this popular snack.[3]

Further reading


  1. 1 2 "Kaya toast". The Hindu. March 10, 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  2. Sistar's Dasom and 4Minute's Hyuna like Singapore's kaya toast | Singapore Showbiz - Yahoo Entertainment Singapore
  3. 1 2 3 "Where to find the best kaya toast in Singapore". CNN. September 20, 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  4. 1 2 "Kaya Toast". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  5. "Kaya Toast". VisitSingapore.com. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
External video
"A Taste of Kaya Toast at Street". NBC 4, New York

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