Gift giving in Indonesia is as common as eating rice daily, especially when you just got home from a trip or holiday. Here are a few of the favorite Bali snacks and souvenirs you can bring home to enjoy on your own or give to your loved ones.

1. Pie Susu

Pie Susu is one of the most sought-after Bali snacks to bring home as souvenirs. This milky and sweet pie is baked to perfection and free of preservatives. It can stand up to 3 days at room temperature or up to 7 days in the fridge. One of the most famous brands is Pie Susu Asli Enaaak, also known as the OG Pie Susu maker since 1989. It comes in various flavors such as original, cheese, nuts, and chocolate at IDR 35,000 per box of 10 pieces. Pie Susu Asli Enaaak stores can be found in Kuta and Denpasar.

Pie Susu Asli Enaaak
Phone: +62 361 263138
Instagram: @piesusuaslienaaakreal

2. Pia Legong

The difference between Pie Susu and Pia Legong is the size and shape. While Pie Susu is similar to a custard pie, Pia Legong is a crusty cake with fillings. Pia Legong is very famous that travelers can only buy one or two boxes for each person. Each box contains 6 pies is around IDR 100,000 with various flavors such as chocolate, mungbean, durian, and cheese.

Pia Legong
Ruko Kuta Megah No. 15, Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai, Tuban
Phone: +62811 877 777

3. Lapis Legit Harum

Lapis Legit Harum is a traditional sweet and buttery layer cake, with influences from the Dutch. Because the cake needs the baker to precisely bake the cake layer by delicate layer, its preparation is a long and painful process. Normally, a classic Lapis Legit consists of 18 layers of cakes, featuring prunes or cheese. Nowadays, you can find various flavors such as chocolate or cinnamon.

Lapis Legit Harum Cake Shop
Jl. Raya Kuta No.448, Tuban, Kec. Kuta
Phone: +62 851 0046 0050
Website: www.harumcake.co.id

4. Bali Banana

Baked in Bali with love. Bali Banana is a relatively new name in the Bali food scene, however, has gained a lot of popularity in recent years as one of the most famous Bali snacks. As the name gives it away, Bali Banana is a snack using banana as the main ingredient, such as banana cake, banana fritters, or banana chips.

Bali Banana
Jl. Dewi Sri No.45 B, Legian
Phone: +62812 3718 4028
Instagram: @bali.banana

5. Luwak Coffee

Luwak Coffee is a type of coffee that has been partially processed in the digestive tract of the palm civet, an exotic cat native to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The beans go through a fermentation process similar to that of the palm civet’s gut. Digestive enzymes break down proteins, shortening peptides and releasing certain amino acids from the bean. After the beans are picked, washed, roasted, ground, and brewed into coffee, this process produces a softer, smoother end product.

Luwak Coffee
Jl. Raya Kerobokan No.4, Kerobokan Kelod
Phone: +62 813 3703 5202

6. Batik and Ikat Fabric

Fabric enthusiasts would want to include Batik and Ikat in their collections. These hand-woven fabrics are manufactured in the traditional way and showcase Bali’s old culture. Ikat is one of the beautiful textiles used in batik pants, which are appreciated for their comfort.

Anis Batik Bali
Jl. Sulawesi No.27, Dauh Puri Kangin, Kec. Denpasar Barat
Phone: +62 361 7424673

7. JOGER

JOGER is famously known for its wordplay and funny puns since the 80s. The store produces t-shirts, pants, slippers, or anything they can put their puns on. During the holiday season, the store will be packed with domestic travelers and would cause a long line in the cashier.

Joger Pabrik Kata-Kata
Jl. Raya Kuta, Kuta
Phone: +62 361 752 523

8. Rattan Bags

This fashion statement is perfect to complement your summer dress. It comes in various shapes and sizes and you can basically find it anywhere in the art markets or shops in Bali. It’s practical to store your wallet and phone. Don’t forget to accessorize it with rattan hats, too!

Pasar Sukawati
Jalan Raya Sukawati, Sukawati

9. Wood Carvings

Tegallalang, a small village just north of Ubud, is home to a community of woodcarvers noted for their beautifully stylized Balinese renderings of the Garuda, the mythical Hindu bird that is Lord Vishnu’s mount. Balinese masks, wild creatures, and wooden tropical fruits are among the other works. Larger goods are offered in knock-down chunks, which you may package and reassemble at home.

Tegallalang Village
Price range: from IDR 300,000 up to IDR 5 million, depending on the size

10. Silver Jewelry

Try visiting Bali’s famous silversmith villages of Celuk and Mas, located between Batubulan and Ubud. Miniature silver temples, sailing ships, horse and carriages, and sculptures illustrating Balinese life can all be found in silver showrooms small enough to fit in your luggage. Some shops even offer entertaining workshops where you may learn to make your own small piece of jewelry.

UC Silver Bali
Jl. Raya Batubulan Gang Candrametu No.2, Batubulan
Phone: +62361 461 511

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