A shopping guide for home bakers
Selayang is located in Gombak district in Selangor. This is the place whereby people from the Klang Valley to get their fresh goods such as vegetables and fruits, seafood, and poultry at wholesale price.
It is also known as Kuala Lumpur’s Kitchen (KL’s Kitchen).
Over here, a few shops sell baking ingredients at affordable price and because of this, I do not have to travel far to buy ingredients for baking.
Thus, in this blog post, I will create a guide to purchase baking ingredients in Selayang.
This guide is for anyone who is residing outside of Selayang and wish to do a shopping here.
Baking Supplier in Selayang
1. House of Ingredients in Selayang (HOI)
Located at right across the street of Jalan Besar Selayang Baru from Selayang, opposite the Petronas pump station.
If you come from Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur the shop should be located at the left side of Jalan Besar, Selayang Baru.
This is a two-storey shophouse. It is nicely organised with many different sections.
Address: B9,Jalan Besar, Selayang Baru, 68100, Selangor.
What do they sell?
On the ground level, it is divided into two sections, left and right.
- flour, cereals and grains
- chocolate chips
- food colouring
- icing and fondant
- cupcake liner
- dairy products
- decoration item.
The first floor is where they supply a different kind of packaging material such as
- boxes for cakes
- muffin container
- baking tools such as muffin tray and aluminium tray
- cookies moulds
They also sell ingredients for your cooking
In addition to what has been mentioned, they also sell a different kind of ingredients for recipes that you could think off.
For instance, if we plan to make meatball tart, they have bread crumb and ready-made egg tart base.
If fancy for a fairy cake; they have different kind of fondant to glaze on your cake.
For those who love steam bun which popular among Malaysian, HOI provide the bun fillings such as red bean paste and kaya paste.
They also sell 1 kilogram of bun flour together with yeast and vegetable fat in one pack.
To make bun, you have to use the ingredients in the pack with 1500 ml of water. 1 pack usually yield 34 steam bun.
Lotus paste also available to make your homemade moon cake.
Pineapple tarts is another Malaysian favourite and two type of pineapple jam is available in HOI.
One is premium type which has sweet taste and another type unsweetened.
I love to buy the premium type that goes well in tarts that I made. It makes my work easy to make pineapple tart with ready made pineapple jam.
Not only baking ingredients, the store also sell oven and cake mixer for the first-time home baker. 😊
What we get here?
We often go to this shop to get most of our ingredients for cupcakes. Basic ingredients such as essence vanilla, are certainly available here with brands from IMAUCO and STAR.
To enhance our cup cake, we also get supplies of different type of sprinkles and toppings such as chocolate chips, chocolate rice, hundreds and thousands and assorted heart mix.
Besides, we also purchase kitchen tool such as a cake mixer and measuring spoon from them.
What type of people usually go here?
People like us who doing baking business find this shop as a convenience as it have a wide variety of ingredients. It is also being visited like people who own bakery shop, cake and biscuit seller, home baker as well as professional chefs.
2. Two-PLY in Selayang
Located across the street of Jalan Selayang Baru, Kawasan Perindustrian Selayang Baru. This shop is a one storey building, a big shop that sells baking ingredients and packaging item.
Address: Lot 4887, Batu 7 ¾, Jalan Selayang Baru, Kawasan Perindustrian Selayang Baru, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor.
What do they sell
- Different kind of flour such as wheat flour, glutinous flour, tapioca flour and bun mix flour. They also provide instruction on the shelves on how to use the bun mix flour.
- Sweeteners of a different kind of variety such as brown sugar, coarse sugar, castor sugar, icing sugar.
- Kitchen tools such as industrial kitchen mixer, Bahulu tray, muffin tray, food cover.
- Plastic packaging such as the container for drinks, disposable bento box, plastic sack.
- Cleaner for kitchen based on Serai Wangi (for pest control)
What we get here?
We often go to this shop to get plastic sac, food coloring, fine sugar and food tongs.
What type of people usually go here?
People who own a restaurant, catering business and small food factory.
3. Bake Well Supplies
Even do the shop is not in Selayang, we still include the shop as one of the baking supplies that we go whenever we have urgency. It is located in Taman Sri Gombak under the Majlis Perbandaran Selayang (MPS).
Address: 47 & 49 Jalan SG 1/9, Taman Sri Gombak, 68100, Batu Caves, Selangor.
What do they sell
We can see that they divide the shop into two sections.
Once we entered the shop and turn on the right side, they sell baking tools such as muffin tray of different sizes categorizing from small, medium and large size muffin.
They also have either six or twelve column of muffin tray. In addition, they also have boxes to pack cakes and cupcake liner also in different sizes.
And if you go straight, you will find different kind of baking ingredients.
4. 99 Speed Mart
It is a retail shop that has many branches in Selayang, and one could find it almost at any residential area in Selayang.
We include the shop because this is the place where get the supplies of wheat flour at affordable price.
5. Pasaraya Okay
Pasaraya Okay is a wholesale shop that sells local grocery items to the retailers. It is located next building to TWO-PLY.
Even though it is not a baking supply shop, we managed to find baking powder, essence vanilla and few of food colouring over here. They also sell plastic sac like the one we find at TWO-PLY. Like any other wholesale, they also sell egg.
Address: No. 1A,Lot 4887, Batu 7 3/4, Jalan Ipoh, Selayang, 68100, Batu Caves, Selangor.
Wholesale Eggs in Selayang
As a wholesale center, they sell 30 eggs per tray. They are not selling 1 dozen like we used to buy in the grocery store.
On the other side, the also sell different grade for egg ranging from double A, A, B, C, D. Sometimes also grade E.
The grade of egg is according to the weight of the egg. In the table below, I summarize the type of the egg according to weight and its descriptions. This is to give the idea to content of different size of egg.
Grade for Eggs
|A||65-69.9||The egg white is more compared to egg yolk. The egg yolk is equal with B size|
|B||60-64.9||It has equal size of both egg yolk and egg white|
|C||55-59.9||It has small size of both egg yolk and egg white|
1. Perniagaan Wah Sing
The wholesale has two locations, one is next to NSK Selayang and the other one located between the border of Selayang and Kuala Lumpur. The latter one is next to Selvam Banana Leaf.
Address: Lot 4674, Batu 8, Jalan Ipoh, Selayang 68100, Selangor.
They also provide service for every reusable egg tray that the customer returned they will deduct 5 cents from the price of eggs.
2. AA Cash & Cary
When the festive seasons come, the grade A egg that we usually bought often out of stock. Thus, this is an alternative shop for us to find the egg grade A.
Address: Lot 2, Jalan 9 Selayang Baru,68100, Batu Caves, Selangor.
The shop in the list, is located within Selayang area. Hopefully it will give you some ideas on how to find the shop once you get here.
If you are familiar with this area, and would suggest different place that we might miss. You may tell us in the comment section.
Until then ! 🙂