/ Hung Fat Chinese Cake
Timeline: Since 1955
Business Type: Chinese style cake dim sums
Products: Cakes and Congee
Address: 215, Ki Lung Street, Shum Shui Po
Hung Fat Chinese Cake has been operating on Ki Lung Street for more than 60 years. The cake masters start preparing at 4am every morning to make fresh breakfast for the neighborhood. The 60-year-old shop has certainly witnessed the changes and development of the Sham Shui Po community. The residential area transformed into street shops on both sides and housed a variety of small businesses. The area later evolved into a cloth and clothing accessories distribution center in the 1980s and 1990s. The little Cake Shop, Hung Fat, has never changed since 1955, producing traditional cake dim sums for the neighborhood every day .
90-year-old owner, Mr. Wong is originated from the four-county. He was introduced by friends with the same origin and moved to Sham Shui Po where most of the four-county population settled. Mr. Wong started his business to sell traditional cake dim sums. He inherited this business when he was in his 20s and has been running it till now. The shop is filled with different styles of dim sum cakes including Put chai pudding, sugar cake, taro cake, thousand layers cake and Chinese Fever Vine cake etc. Hung Fat is usually very busy during the annual Lunar New Year, the Hungry Ghost Festival as well as during wedding days. Apart from cakes and puddings, Hung Fat also offers congee in the morning. After the chefs go home in the afternoon, Mr. Wong will sit outside the shop to greet and chat with his customers.
傳統喜慶糕點 – 大發糕
Traditional festival cake – Dai Fat Cake
The most popular cake – Sung Go