1. Chocolate Love Letters from Antoinette
Back again this year is this very popular snack from Antoinette which combines a French patisserie favourite with the traditional CNY treat. Bite into one coated with Valrhona caraibe 66% dark chocolate with a sprinkling of gold prosperity dust on top… and you will never stop! At $20.
2. Ong Lai Pineapple Cookies from Ah Mah Homemade Cake
This Lunar New Year, the cake brand known for their super fluffy castella cakes is offering some really adorable cookies. Just look at these little pastel piglets! The rose-pink colour is created using beetroot (so it’s all natural) and the cookies are made with premium Lurpak butter and each boasts a filling of delectable pineapple paste. At $13.80 (300 g).
Call 6325 4508 / 8133 8508 or visit www.facebook.com/iloveahmah/
3. Gula Melaka Coconut Cookies from Cedele
With a wide variety of cookies offered by Cedele, it’s hard to pick a favourite – their Cornflake Cookies ($21.50) and Espresso Crunch are really nice – but if we have to choose it will be one from their heritage flavours. Try the Almond Ikan Bilis ($20.80), a Peranakan-inspired treat or the refreshing Lemongrass Pistachio ($21.50). For us, it’s the fragrant Gula Melaka Coconut that’s super addictive! At $19.80.
4. The Huat! Tart from The Deli at Goodwood Park Hotel
The showstopping pineapple tart from Goodwood Park Hotel returns by popular demand this year! Created by the hotel in 2017, this oversized 6.5-inch pineapple tart is packed generously with homemade pineapple jam, and each is specially handmade. At $48 (500 g).
5. Golden Pineapple Piglets from Jade at The Fullerton Hotel
Oink! These pig-shaped pineapple tarts are one of Jade restaurant’s signature items – they are cute yet still really luxurious as they comes packaged in a handsome regal red box. A great festive gift idea (but be sure to get one box for your own enjoyment or you’ll regret it!). At $33 (for box of 9).
Visit 6877 8943 or email email@example.com / Visit www.fullertonhotels.com
6. Chinese Zodiac Auspicious Cookies Collection from Mdm Ling Bakery
This limited-edition set of goodies is presented in a gift box featuring 12 tins of popular Lunar New Year snacks, one for each Chinese Zodiac sign. Get this for the whole family and everyone will have fun reading their luck forecast while enjoying the treats. It also makes a fantastic gifting idea for relatives and friends! At $128 (for one set of 12 tins).
Call 8787 4142 or email firstname.lastname@example.org / Visit www.mdmlingbakery.com
7. Nasi Lemak Cookies and Curry Cookies from Old Chang Kee
Surprise your guests this Lunar New Year with these cookies that come with a heritage flavour twist: The scrumptious Nasi Lemak cookie is made with dried chillies, assam, belachan and shrimp paste and then topped with crispy fried ikan bilis (anchovies) and peanuts for an authentic bite, while the Curry cookie features Old Chang Kee’s signature Curry’O flavour. At $16.80 (per jar).
8. Lemongrass Earl Grey Pineapple Tarts from SPRMRKT
If you are a tea lover, then these pineapple tarts ($38.80+ for 600 g) infused with earl grey tea leaves will be irresistible. The fragrant tarts are stuffed with fresh homemade pineapple jam with a tinge of lemongrass for added aroma. Also worth trying is the delicious Tosca Street Cashew Nut Cookies ($23.80+ for 400 g).
Email email@example.com / Visit sprmrkt.com.sg
9. Golden Oink Oink from Lazy Loaf at habitat by honestbee
Meet Habitat by Honestbee’s three little pigs: Kang Kang (康康), Fu Fu (福福) and Le Le (乐乐) – these are buns baked with sweet dough and stuffed with juicy Brazilian pork belly char siew – you won’t stop at one we guarantee! At $2.80 each.
Available at Lazy Loaf, habitat by honestbee, 34 Boon Leat Terrace. Visit habitat.honestbee.sg
10. BBQ Chix Bo Luo Croissant and assorted cookies and tarts from Delifrance
This first-of-its-kind offering ($3.50 per piece, top left in photo) in Singapore is a hybrid of the famous Hong Kong bo luo bao (pineapple bun) and French croissant – it now comes stuffed with succulent BBQ chicken! The French bakery also has a nice range of premium pineapple tarts and cookies great for gifting or for your personal indulging.