With the Chinese New Year season fast approaching, have you gotten your goodies sorted yet? If you’re looking to stock up on some sweet, savoury and unique snacks for your guests, here are 12 places that will sure to delight.
1. Ah Mah Homemade Cake
If you’re a fan of castella cakes, don’t miss out on Ah Mah Homemade Cake’s new flavour this Chinese New Year! Coined the Ah Mah Pineapple Cake ($12), there’s a subtle hint of zesty pineapple flavours with dried pineapple bits in each too.
While those looking for bite-sized snacks to share around the table, try Ah Mah’s Ong Lai Pineapple Cookies (S$13.80 per tin/300g) which are so irresistibly cute with its pastel pink and white shaped-pig!
Ring in a year of abundance with Bakerzin’s Chinese New Year treats! Specially created for this Chinese New Year, Bakerzin has launched three brand new pineapple tart flavours alongside their best-selling Classic Yuan Bao Pineapple Tarts. Get ready to sink your teeth into the irresistible buttery and crumbly crust with three new fillings including Rose, Chrysanthemum and Orange. Our favourite is the chrysanthemum flavor, light without overpowering the sweetness from the pineapple paste.
Started from a family line of bakers from Malaysia, CNYdelivery has stood the test of time with classic recipes passed down through generations. Founded in 1970s, CNYdelivery was first known for its homemade Muah Chee, before they transitioned to baking cookies. Eventually, the younger generations sought to embrace the founder’s work and brought it into Singapore for customers here to enjoy. Some of their popular ones to try include their unique peanut butter filling Love Letters (花生鸡蛋卷) ($15.50) and Cuttlefish Snack (鱿鱼紫菜片) ($17.90). The Love Letters is loaded with the peanut butter filling that oozes such a strong and tempting aroma, yet not too much that it doesn’t feel jelat. Free delivery with purchases above $100.
4. Delcie’s Desserts and Cakes Pte Ltd
This Lunar New Year, Delcie’s Desserts and Cakes brings in their best-selling guilt free goodies that are perfect for the health conscious. For those who are allergic to eggs, lactose intolerant or diabetic, they’ll usually have to avoid cakes and can only consume gluten-free food. At Delcie’s Desserts, they create goodies that are suitable for vegans and for the health-conscious to enjoy. These sweet pieces of love letters infused with coconut milk are so addictive even though they’re eggless and dairy-free!
Delcie’s Desserts and Cakes Pte Ltd
Address: 34 Whampoa West, #01-83, Singapore 330034
This year, Delifrance is going all out to bring their sweet and savoury treats to customers with the Tartlet Blooms ($56 for 30 pieces). Customers can have their pick with three different flavours of Lychee, Strawberry and Peach to choose from – our favourite is the peach tartlet – light, sweet and matched with a buttery crisp pastry.
Address: 10 Pandan Crescent, #05-01 (Lobby 1), Singapore 128466
Contact: +65 6324 4333
Ring in the festive season with PrimaDéli’s newly launched treats, including this Abundance Gift Set ($45.80) with 3 specially packed boxes. Featuring mainstays like their Supreme Pineapple Tart ($25.80), try their Pillow Pineapple Tarts ($19.80) – the perfect bite-sized treat made with a fragrant buttery crust that reveals a moist caramelized pineapple jam within. Another noteworthy treat is their Pandan Chiffon Cookies – infused with fresh pandan leaves that leaves a lasting impression. Enjoy an additional 15% off when you place your orders from 22 Jan to 4 Feb 2019.
7. The Baker Haus
If you’re looking for unique Chinese New Year goodies to enjoy with your family and friends this year, check out The Baker Haus. One of their must-try items is the Rolled Matcha Pineapple Tarts, a twist from the tired-old traditional ones. We like that it’s not overly sweet and that strong matcha aroma to accompany the tangy-flavour of the pineapple. Don’t miss out on their other unique creations like the Sambal Chicken Floss Cookies, Salted Egg Almond Cookies and many more.
Have a go at their goodies at the following CNY roadshows:
- Takashimaya (10 January to 3 February 2019
- Bugis (21 January to 3 February 2019)
- Tampines Mall (23 January to 3 February 2019)
8. The Sugar Mill
A local home bakery, The Sugar Mill believes that the best things in life are sweet and they love to share the best things in life with everyone out there. We love their passion for the craft and the great lengths they go to see their customer’s happy faces and being satisfied with their bakes! If you’re looking for baked donuts in bite size pieces, check out these adorable Mini Chocolate Chip Donuts 240g (24pcs) ($18) which are chewy and moist with a heavenly buttery fragrance.
With the salted egg yolk still making its rounds, these yummy cookies from WHISKED are showing what they’re made off! Specially handcrafted by a passionate, self-taught baker Geraldine who grew up baking since she was in primary school, these cookies are handmade to perfection from real salted egg yolk, mashed and mixed with curry leaves for a stronger flavour. These small bites of salted egg yolk cookies ($28 – approximately 25-28 pieces per box) are pretty addictive, definitely worth a try.
10. Whiskit Bakery & Café
One of our all-time favourite snacks to munch on during CNY are the Almond Cookies ($15.80, 30 pieces per bottle) which symbolize coins and wealth and plays a huge part in the festive tradition. We personally love the ones from Whiskit Bakery & Café – for its melt-in-your-mouth texture and the crunchy almond bits. These little treats are so addictive and we could not stop even after having several pieces!
Whiskit Bakery & Café
Contact: +65 9366 6136
11. Wonders Bakery
Pineapple Tarts are always the usual goodies to enjoy during CNY, but this year, we decided to try something very special – the Ondeh Tarts ($22.80) from Wonders Bakery. Being a huge fan of Ondeh Ondeh, these little bites of love uses fragrant pandan crust made with premium SCS butter, brushed with egg yolk, then filled with gula melaka coconut and baked to perfection. Each bottle has approximately 20 pieces, and definitely worth a try if you’re a fan of that pandan flavour.
12. Yang Yang
Give the perfect festive gift this year with a premium range of goodies from Yang Yang. Known for their delicious melt-in-your-mouth Green Pea cookies ($20.80), Yang Yang serves quite literally one of the best ones we’ve ever tasted. An all-time favourite with customers, these unassuming green cookies simply crumbles in your mouths, with the added slight crunch from the peas. Check out the rest of Yang Yang’s products which are also Halal-certified here.
With lots of love,
An Affair With Food