Teh C Peng

vkeongFood and Drink, Hawker Food, Sarawak14 Comments

What is teh-c-peng in East Malaysia and how is it different from West Malaysia’s teh peng? Well, our usual cup of teh is done by mixing tea and condensed milk, but teh-c uses evaporated milk instead. If you didn’t know, evaporated milk is just like condensed milk, minus the sugar added in the process. In Sarawak, this special drink can even come in 5 layers! The normal teh-c has two layers: tea and milk and teh-c-peng special has an extra layer of gula Melaka at the bottom.

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This is a cup of teh-c-peng special, don’t you think it’s colorful? The different density of the layers make them float on top of each other.

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Teh-c-peng 5 layer, the layers are similar to teh-c-peng special but with pandan and cincau added. You can see the greenish pandan layer in the middle layer on the right cup. It’s nice to stir up the drink and see the colorful layers mix lol. This is definitely a drink I’d wish to see someone serve in Penang.. it is not too sweet and has a stronger tea aroma because evaporated milk is used, yum! Dang I could use a cup now.

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14 Comments on “Teh C Peng”

  1. CK

    Hi vkeong, the teh-c-peng special with 3 layers originated from the shop I featured. It is still the best in taste in my opinion. :)

  2. vkeong

    NKOTB Eh.. paiseh la, but I don’t do meme one. Paiseh paiseh..

    Sweet jasmine Yeah I just tried myself.. it does work but the taste is not the same :x. And paiseh to you too.. I can’t do the tag you tagged me..

    CK Yeap we went to same shop hehe. Many ppl are saying 7th Mile’s is the best.. too bad I didn’t have the time to try all the nice teh c peng.

    Ai Wei You bet ;) The presentation is already so tempting lol

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  4. mary

    Thanks so much for the recipe!!! I did it…=) yay!!
    But i haven’t tried the 5 layer..pretty interesting….

  5. mei

    hi webmaster~vkeong and all,esp penang lang,

    now u can have the 3 layered t-c-peng at Sim Kin San Coffee shop at the junction of Macalister Road and Rangoon Road in Penang. i’ve tried several places but this coffeeshop serves the best so far in Penang @ RM2.50 for a american size glass. do enjoy~!

    btw, i love ur blog, keep up ur great job!

  6. mei

    for all the KL lang,

    u can try the 3 layered t-c-peng in Lorong Seratus Tahun Curry Mee restaurant branches (USJ and SS2) which serves the “second” best so far.

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