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A suncake (Chinese: 太陽餅; pinyin: tiyng bĭng) is a popular Taiwanese dessert originally from the city of Taichung in Taiwan. It is made of flaky pastry, with sweet fillings. They are normally packaged elaborately and meant to be given as gifts.

Many different pastry stores claim to be the "original" store that first produced suncakes, and the pastries have become popular souveniers for people visiting Taichung. In addition to the many stores that sell them, suncakes may also be purchased aboard trains passing through the Taichung area.

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