Is It Ice-Cream Or Ubat Batuk?

Remember the cough syrup that your grandmother would always give you when you were a child? - Ubat Batuk Cap Ibu Dan Anak or Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa.

Marry Me, a Malaysian ice-cream catering has created an ice-cream infused with the traditional ubat batuk flavour. 

Eat ice cream can settle your sore throat you believe or not? We are launching a sipek cool ice cream flavour! 【 Pei Pa...

Posted by Merry Me Ice Cream on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

“Now you can enjoy makan ice-cream yang sedap to settle sore throat,” the caption said. 

Not only that but they also made other quirky flavours like tau fu fah, kaya toast, teh tarik, tao sar piah (mung bean paste biscuit), and even have some weird combination flavours like salted egg oreo.

Netizens commented on the post saying they used to like the cough syrup when they were younger because it tastes sweet and minty: “Wasn’t this the medicine that tasted really good?”

is it ice-cream or ubat batuk?Photo via Facebook Merry Me Ice Cream

“I can’t find anyone else who enjoyed this cough syrup as much as I did”

is it ice-cream or ubat batuk?Photo via Facebook Merry Me Ice Cream

Merry Me ice-cream had previously made Super Ring flavored ice-cream, too!

Posted by Merry Me Ice Cream on Sunday, June 30, 2019

The online store is based in Penang and KL, and they are available for deliveries within both areas including Ipoh and Kampar.

Super weird, right? But never judge an ice-cream by its name (because the taste might just surprise you, who knows!)

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat