Manggong (blind man) Cake
2011.03.23

  

    Heji Manggong (blind man) Cake is one of the famous and high quality local products of Foshan. It is first made by a blind man (mang gong in local dialect), thus it is so named. Manggong Cake is different from other cakes in material selecting and making process, and it tastes sweet, palatable, and crisp. It’s created during the Jiaqing Period of the Qing Dynasty, and has a history of 160 years. Because of its unique making process, tastiness and low price, many people like to eat the cake. Besides at home, the Manggong cakes are sold far and wide to America, Canada, Australia, southeastern Asia, Hong Kong and Macao, and are well received both by overseas Chinese and foreigners.