Best Chinese New Year Goodies to Indulge in for CNY 2021

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Chinese New Year Goodies

2021 is coming soon and with that comes the annual favourite moment, the Chinese New Year, where we will look forward to continuous crave for all the Chinese New Year Goodies and all festivities related to that.

Chinese New Year in 2021 falls on Friday, 12th February 2020. So we can look forward to a long weekend of catching up with relatives and friends again and also a lengthy time of enjoying the goodies nonstop with feasts after feasts of bingeing.

Even though things are still not idealistic at this moment due to the pandemic that is still going around the world, it is still an important custom to observe this meaningful festivity to get to know all our loved ones around us better. Many sellers of Chinese New Year Goodies have come onboard shopping malls, grocery stores, supermarkets, minimarts and even online stores nowadays or e-commerce platforms to push their customers’ favourite goodies onboard with many well liked items like Mandarin oranges, pineapple tarts, kueh bangkit, love letter cookies, bak kwa, almond cookies and many more well savoured delicacies.

To help you stay updated with the latest available offers and promotions of Chinese New Year goodies, this guide will bring you the most popular goodies in Singapore which you can visit at the site or order via online.

Image credit: CNY Goodies by Bread Garden (Halal Certified)

One of the most sought-after brands for Chinese New Year goodies such as Pineapple TartMacadamia Buttery CookiesKueh Bangkit and Almond Cookies among other delectable snacks, Bread Garden has enjoyed a steadily growing customer following year after year, enthralled by their passion for the baking craft and commitment to using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients to make their CNY goodies.

New flavours this year include the wildly popular Mala Cookies and Mala Lotus for those of you who like a little bit of spice with your CNY cookies.

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Image credit: Poh Guan Cake House

A 90 year old traditional pastry shop with ingredients that originate mainly from Southern China, particularly the Zhao An region, Poh Guan Cake House has been serving Singaporeans great Chinese pastries, such as tau sar piah and pineapple tarts.

They are particularly busier during the Chinese New Year festival with its main goodie, the pineapple tarts. With traditionally sweet taste, the pineapple tarts are a result of traditional handmade methods passed down from generations to generations over almost a century.

If you are really for the real traditional Chinese New Year goodies which are rarely found nowadays, do go in for the treats here.

Address: 531 Upper Cross Street, #01-57 Hong Lim Complex, Singapore
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Phone: +65 6534 0136
Image credit: KELE’s Pineapple Tarts

KELE’s Pineapple Tarts have been the subject of many fans of pineapple tarts for more than 3 decades with a prestige bestowed upon them for being voted as Best Pineapple Tarts In Singapore. Once, they were even featured in Singapore Airline’s magazine, SilverKris.

Their pineapple tarts use a jam recipe about 30 years old that comes out tangy. The secret is in their recipe which comprises of a good mix of buttery crust with signature milky flavour and a good jam to tart ratio.

They come in 2 types – ball or open top shape and are available in various flavours – Rose, Matcha, Golden and Cocoa.

Pineapple tarts are not only their specialties. Other Chinese New Year goodies from them include Grandparents Almond Cookies, Love Letters and Kuih Bangkit.

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This bakery is also another award winning confectionery. Recently, it even clinched the 2020 Best Melt-In-Your-Mouth Kuih Bangkit and the Best Pineapple Tarts 2020.

The secret lies in Poon’s homemade single cookie using no preservatives or any added MSG and flavouring. Its goodies are baked with the best ingredients and recipes with continuous improvement over the decades. Their Premium Cashew Nut Cookies and Premium Peanut Cookies are among some of the best sellers in the signature list.

Address: 140 Paya Lebar Rd, #03-13 AZ@PAYA LEBAR, Singapore
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Phone: +65 8890 9055
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Who knows better than this cake shop with many outlets all around Singapore selling its most famous signature kueh lapis? Kueh lapis can be a staple food for the Chinese New Year goodies. But there are more.

Bengawan Solo also bakes and sells pineapple tarts and kueh bangkit under its ‘cookies’ selection range. The kueh bangkit is of better attention here because it uses the gula melaka ingredients to enhance sweetness. There is also the Indonesian Kueh Bangkit cookies in the menu.

Another great selection you can choose is the Cashew Sugee Cookies which melts much more easily inside your mouth than the more common kueh bangkit. Other similar types include the Sugee Cookies and Macadamia Sugee.

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Another handmade type of traditional CNY cookies, Sweetots make cookies traditionally with recipe passed down from grandmother. Some of their well loved CNY cookies include the Almond Cookies, Kueh Bangkit and Pineapple Flower Tart. For the upcoming Chinese New Year 2021, there are new entries in their shop, such as Matcha Gold Coins and Moo Moo Cow.

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HarriAnns is a legendary Peranakan bakery store in Singapore which also bakes CNY goodies. They have the many delectable stuff on offer, such as the Cashew Nut Cookies, Signature Pineapple Tarts, Signature Kueh Bangkit, Gula Melaka Cookies and many more.

But if you are more adventurous, you can try out the Nasi Lemak Cookies or even get its Prosperity Tingkat containing 3 bottles of Signature Cookies in a bundle for a family feast.

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Theses CNY goodies will be featured in the booth of Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel from 20 January 2021 onwards. The Gifts Of Prosperity collection includes many great goodies, such as the Signature Pineapple Tarts, Golden Nian Gao Tarts with Purple Sweet Potato and Eight Treasures Cake.

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A place for good kueh lapis to feast during Chinese New Year – The Lapis Place features sweet, soft, fluffy and peelable kueh lapis cakes.

Address: 68 Orchard Road, Plaza Singapura, Unit, #B1-K4, Singapore
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Phone: +65 9338 1685
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Who can dispute the undisputed king of bak kwa in Singapore every Chinese New Year? The bak kwa meat is made using natural ingredients totally without adding any preservatives, colouring, MSG or artificial flavouring. Each bite oozes sweet juice of the tender meat into the mouth.

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Another destination for the bak kwa products, of which the most famous is the Signature Sliced Pork that consists of tender slice pork meat. A more adventurous should try the BBQ Chilli Pork to enjoy more spice on your tongue and heat you up.

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Many of your favourite CNY goodies can be found in a physical shop at Katong.

Address: 1 Kaki Bukit Rd 1, #05-15, Singapore
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Phone: +65 6443 5395
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This store is an exciting online store that features a great collection of home feasted goodies called CNY Bundles 2021. These goodies, having arrived from Malaysia, are award winning and handmade with love in mind and are hand baked with ingredients that are fresh.

Some of their greatest goodies in the bundles include the Walnut Cookies, Pineapple Rolls, Butter Cookies, Salted Egg Fish Skins, White Almond Cookies and Peanut Cookies. It will be a pleasurable CNY 2021 to enjoy in the family feast with these bundles of joy!

Address: 1 Yishun Industrial Street 1, Unit 03-20/26 A'Posh BizHub, Singapore
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Phone: +65 8767 7725
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What more can you say about this brand none other than Pineapple Tarts Singapore, which by its name of course, features all sorts of pineapple tarts. There are Cheezylicious, Melt In Your Mouth and Salted Egg kinds.

Besides pineapple tarts, this online store also sells kueh bangkit and almond cookies, all good for the family feast come the festive season.

Address: 11 Sin Ming Road Thomson V, Two, #01-30, Singapore
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Phone: +65 8127 0477
Image credit: Ding Bakery

Another brand name in Singapore for great pineapple tarts – Ding Bakery had 2 awards in 2020. It was voted #1 homemade Pineapple Tarts and CNY Goodies in Singapore that year.

It had won accolades from more than 50,000 Singaporeans back home. The pineapple tarts are freshly baked and freshly delivered with the best tasting ingredients.

Address: 140 Paya Lebar Rd, #03-13 AZ@PAYA LEBAR, Singapore
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Phone: +65 8890 9055

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