New year, new taste! If you are tired of eating the same old round pineapple tart every Chinese New Year, it is time for you to try out unique tarts this year. Welcome the new year with new pineapple tarts to share with your family.
Eating pineapple tarts during Chinese New Year is a long-standing tradition that is practiced in Singapore. The pineapple is seen as a symbol of wealth and prosperity. In Hokkien, pineapple tarts are called ‘Ong Lai’ which directly translates to prosperity comes. Naturally, this made pineapple tarts a must-have treat during this festive season.
If you haven’t already ordered your pineapple tarts, try out these unique tarts! They are definitely worth a try.
Dream Heart is a home-based bakery that is known for its pineapple tarts and chocolate tart. The fortune and smiley tarts will go nicely with your Chinese New Year decoration. Not only are these tarts super cute, but the crust is also buttery and melt in your mouth the moment you take a bite.
You can pre-order these fortune tarts for $18 per box of 8 pieces and the smiley tart for $16 per box of 18 pieces. Do note there is a $10 delivery fee for the month of February.
Old Seng Choong is an artisanal confectionery shop founded by renowned local pastry chef Daniel Tay. The Yuzu Pineapple Tart is a must-try! The Yuzu flavour gives the tart a refreshing and citrusy taste which combines nicely with the sweet pineapple jam. The subtle zing you taste in the pastry will definitely be satisfying after a whole day of feasting!
These pineapple-shaped pineapple tarts come in 18 pieces per box and costs $39. Old Choong Seng also offers unique confectionary like Charred Gold Bak Kwa Pineapple Tart, Bak Kut The Cookies, and Cripsy Har Lok Cookies.
Want a treat that is a bit more savoury this year? Try out Baker’s Brew Pineapple Bak Kwa Cookies! These cookies are a good mix of savoury and sweet. The filling is made out of premium Thai pineapple blended with authentic Bak Kwa that gives it a rich smoky taste. It is then covered in a layer of butter cookie that keeps the flavour in.
The cookies are best consumed within 10 days after collection. Each box cost $26.80 but right now, you can get 8% off under the Early Bird Discount. To enjoy the discount, all you have to do is purchase three or more tins and enter the promo code “CNY 2021” at check out.
If you can’t get enough of salted egg yolk treats, Pineapple Tart Singapore is featuring Salted Egg Pineapple Tarts. The tart uses 100% natural salted egg yolks that are blended perfectly into its crust. This gives it a savoury taste that pairs well with the sweetness of the pineapple.
The tarts come in 20 pieces per bottle and are best consumed within six weeks. A bottle currently costs $26.90 after a 25% discount! These tarts are definitely worth a try!
If you are looking some something unique yet decadent, try some of Tang Lung Restaurant’s Pineapple Char Siew Tart. Yes, they managed to infuse Char Siew into pineapple tart. It is so good that you might even want it after Chinese New Year.
You don’t have to worry about the oiliness from the Char Siew when eating one of these tarts. The tanginess and sweetness of the pineapple help to counter the Char Siew Oiliness. Get three Pineapple Char Siew Tart for $7.94!
You must try these pineapple tarts this Chinese New Year! Get your hand on these unique pineapple tarts soon! It is better to place your orders early before they all run out.