Kunming Hotel is a signature landmark in downtown Kunming, also it is a famous local brand. Not only the the hotel is a famous brand, but the bakery shop is very popular in locals.
Salty Cream Cake is the most popular cake in the Kunming Hotel Bakery Shop. The Salty Cream Cake has a fluffy cake base, with light yellow salty cream on the top. The sugariness and salinity just mix really well, to make the cake has its own unique and richi taste.
As early as the Anti-Japanese War, the salty cream cake was brought to Kunming by the Flying Tigers. During the war, the Allies transported anti-Japanese war materials from India to Kunming through the ‘Hump Route.’ The salty cream cake was one of the foods allocated to the Flying Tigers at that time, and was generally transported in gasoline barrels. It is a difficult problem to preserve the dairy products during the war. So adding salt to the cream can inhibit the growth of microorganisms, prolong the shelf life of the cream, and increase its flavor, which is more suitable for wartime needs.
Except the Salty Cream Cake the Kunming Hotel Bakery Shop also has many different cakes and breads. Some of them is still use traditional method to cook, some of them is use new method to cook. The creation of Kunming Hotel Bakery Shop makes people have chance to taste new products, constant innovation makes it always popular.
Kunming Hotel Baker Shop Address
No. 138 Baita Road, Panlong District, Kunming
No. 204 Bailong Road, Panlong District, Kunming
No. 1-10, Low Carbon Center, Shibo Road, Kunming
No. 262 South Huancheng Road, Guandu District, Kunming
No. 1079 Xindu Longcheng, Beijing Road, Panlong District, Kunming
B1 Parkson Shopping Center, No. 6 Sanshi Street, Wuhua Distrcit, Kunming
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