Best Chinese New Year goodies

Best Chinese New Year goodies

Tired of buying Chinese New year goodies that are not up to standard? We have sourced for the best ones in town that are guaranteed to titillate your taste bud.

Work has been a killer.  You do not have enough time enough to buy a new outfit for yourself, clean the house, let alone bake any new year goodies.  Not to worry, here's our tried and tasted list of places that sell goodies that's guaranteed to wow your friends.

 

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1. Pineapple tarts

I. Glory Catering Pte Ltd

Best Chinese New Year goodies
139 East Coast Road
Tel: +65 6344 1749

Price: $12.80 onwards

The team at Makansutra reviewed it: “It has a generous filling and is a little sweet while the pastry has a biscuit texture”.

 

II. Le Cafe Confectionery & Pastry

Best Chinese New Year goodies
264 Middle Road
Elias Building
Tel: +65 6337 2417

Price: $8.50 onwards

Julia Khoo at inSing.com hailed it as the “king of pineapple tarts”.

III. Smiling Orchid

Best Chinese New Year goodies
29 Boon Tat Street
Tel: +65 6220 7660

Price: $17 onwards

The team at Makansutra raved that “it has a good balance of filling and pastry”.

IV. Mirana Cake House

Best Chinese New Year goodies
OUB Centre Singapore
1 Raffles Place
#B1-06
Tel: +65 6533 8302

Price: $14 onwards

Julia Khoo at inSing.com reviewed, “It was sufficiently buttery and fragrant, with a lovely melt-in-the-mouth sensation”.

V. Tong Heng

Best Chinese New Year goodies

285 South Bridge Road
Tel: +65 6223 3649/0398

Price: $11 onwards

Massively famous for their egg tarts (their pineapple tarts are a close second), Tong Heng is so busy during this festive period that the owner turned down an interview request by Channel U.

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2. Barbequed pork (Bak Kwa)

I. Sang Hock Guan
Blk 163
Ang Mo Kio Ave 4
#01-446
Tel: +65 6458 7374

Price: $47/kg (non-spicy), $49/kg (spicy)

The team at Makansutra calls it “tender, nicely grilled and not too sweet”.

II. Kim Hock Guan
150 South Bridge Road
#01-02 Fook Hai Building
Tel: +65 6535 2536

Price: $48/kg (non-spicy), $52/kg (spicy)

Nominated for the best bak kwa in Singapore in the “Bak Kwa Index” by The Straits Times in 2007.

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3. Love letters

I. Mirana Cake House
OUB Centre Singapore
1 Raffles Place
#B1-06
Tel: +65 6533 8302

Price: $19

Netizen Vonn commented, “I'm picky when it comes to love letters as has to be fragrant enough. Mirana cake house definitely has good ones that are not to be missed!”

II. De Cooking House
137 Amoy Street
#01-04 Far East Square
Tel : +65 6538 2168
Price: $15.80

The team at Makansutra reviewed, “It is light, crispy and fragrant”.

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4. Sugee cookies

I. De Cooking House
137 Amoy Street
#01-04 Far East Square
Tel: +65 6538 2168

Price: Varies with flavor

The team at Makansutra reviewed, “The cookies from De Cooking House are fragrant, soft and baked with appropriate moisture”.

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Remember to drink lots of water to balance the "heaty-ness" of these goodies.  Stay healthy and wishing you a prosperous Chinese New Year!

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