09 December 2015

Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes

72 Lorong Tengkera Pantai 2C
Kampung Tengkera Pantai Dua
75200 Melaka
Coordinates: 2.203061, 102.231546

It’s time for us to leave Melaka and make our way back to Kuala Lumpur (and back to the drudgery of work and school). However, since becoming acquainted with Baba Charlie we made sure to drop by for a sampling of their most excellent variety of local 1Nyonya cakes.

1Straits-born Chinese

We came before 10:30am (before their official business hours) and was pleasantly surprised to find it open, and with no other customers in sight!

signboard outside

wall of fame

still a -mom-and-pop store

Despite its growing popularity Baba Charlie remains a family business with (what we suspect to be) every family involved in one way or another in its daily operations.

all hands on deck



busy bees


manning the till


Less talk, more photos… I guess?







Again, we would remind anyone thinking of coming here to rely on your navigation device (or Waze, the mobile app). It can be a very tricky place to find.

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