10 Best Pineapple Tarts To Buy For CNY 2022, Including Matcha, Yuzu, And French Butter Flavours
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10 Best Pineapple Tarts To Buy For CNY 2022, Including Matcha, Yuzu, And French Butter Flavours

18th January 2022

Best pineapple tarts in Singapore to try this CNY 

For many of us, the ubiquitous pineapple tart ranks top on our list of favourite CNY goodies. Whether you belong to Team Pineapple Ball or Team Open-Faced Tart, this guide to some of the best pineapple tarts in Singapore will help you suss out the ones that are worth the calories! 

1. Ding Bakery

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If you’re looking for premium pineapple tarts in unique flavours, Ding Bakery is not to be missed. The homegrown bakery comes up tops when we mention CNY goodies—just look at the slew of raving reviews online! Go straight for their Award-Winning Premium Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pineapple Balls ($22.90, U.P. $38.20), which are handmade and baked fresh daily without added preservatives. You get around 26 morsels of pineapple jam-filled rounds that boast a melt-in-the-mouth texture. Fans love them as they’re not too sweet, which makes them addictive. Those who prefer a crunchier, golden brown tart can opt for the Award-Winning Nyonya Pineapple Tarts ($18.90, U.P. $31.50), an open-faced version that’s equally satisfying. 

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Alternatively, impress your guests with the French Butter Variant ($20.90, U.P. $34.83), which incorporates premium French butter for a distinct creaminess that’s a step up from regular butter. Other must-try pineapple tart flavours include Matcha ($21.90, U.P. $36.50), Charcoal ($21.90, U.P. $36.50), and a green-hued Pandan ($21.90, U.P. $36.50), which spotlights hand-extracted pandan flavour. 

To enjoy these early bird prices, place your order before 17 January. The goodies sell out fast, so order ASAP to avoid disappointment! Enjoy free delivery for all orders above $100. Otherwise, delivery costs $8 per location. Self-collection is available too.

Address: 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-13, AZ @ Paya Lebar, Singapore 409015
Tel: 8890 9055 (WhatsApp)

2. Pineapple Tarts Singapore

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Pineapple Tarts Singapore offers 100% homemade and handmade pineapple tarts, all based on award-winning recipes passed down through generations. These CNY goodies are beloved by over 100,000 Singaporeans, so these will definitely please the fam.

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Their Melt In Your Mouth Pineapple Tarts ($28.90) are a bestseller and a signature. These closed tarts are made with premium ingredients, resulting in a buttery snack, with a honeyed, pineapple centre. Fans of open-faced tarts can instead go for the Hu Wei Traditional Nyonya Pineapple ($20.90), which features the same buttery base topped with pineapple jam that has a slight tang. If you prefer to get experimental, Pineapple Tarts Singapore also has flavours such as Cheese ($30.90) and Salted Egg ($32.90). Get free delivery when you spend above $100!

Order via their website below.

3. Wang Lai Bakery

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Wang Lai Bakery

Wang Lai Bakery has been around since 1968, selling their delicious pineapple tarts in Chinatown. The recipe here is another multi-generational one, and Wang Lai Bakery takes great pride in handmaking their tarts till this day. Because of this attention to craft and detail, orders are limited each year, so hurry to get yourself some of their CNY goodies!

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Wang Lai Bakery

Their Melt In Your Mouth Pineapple Tarts ($19.90) are a great choice for fans who love super buttery, thick pastry, with a generous dose of jam. These ball-shaped tarts are also sold in a Cheese flavour for $19.90, offering a savoury-sweet combo. Open-faced tart fans can get a tub for $19.90 as well, and enjoy the crumbly pastry tarts dressed with slightly tart pineapple jam. Get free delivery when you spend above $100!

Order via their website below.

4. Uncle Lee Confectionery

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Started by the ex-head baker of Hock Ann Confectionery, new kid on the Bugis block Uncle Lee Confectionery boasts a clean and modern look with the same menu of old-school treats.  Besides the classic Custard Puff ($0.60) and Kaya Cake ($28), the bakery has also rolled out their signature Pineapple Tarts ($28) this CNY. Each bite-sized morsel is handmade, from the buttery pastry to the jammy pineapple centre, and baked to perfect golden brown. 

Other popular classics include Kueh Bangkit ($18) and Butter Cookie ($19), which are all freshly made in-store. 

Address: 4 Jalang Pisang, Singapore 199071
Opening hours: Sun-Fri 10am to 5pm
Tel: 9386 0412

5. Old Seng Choong

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For something more unique, try the Yuzu Pineapple Tart ($29.80) from Old Seng Choong. Each individually wrapped tart features a pineapple jam filling zhnged up with refreshing yuzu juice and pulp for a citrusy fragrance. You get nine cute pineapple-shaped pieces neatly arranged in a presentable metal box—perfect for gifting to your relatives this season. 

From now till 15 January 2022, order online and in-stores to enjoy 20% off the CNY goodies at Old Seng Choong! Other highlights include Black Truffle Bak Kwa ($48.80), a black truffle paste and white truffle oil-infused snack, and Chocolate Orange Sea Salt Cookies ($22.80)

Full list of outlets

6. Le Cafe Confectionery and Pastry

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Le Cafe Confectionery and Pastry is a well-known bakery with over 50 years of history. Everything is made by hand, without pork or lard. Popular picks include their Beancurd Tarts ($10 for eight pieces), which see a jiggly beancurd centre with a sweet and crispy tart shell. They’re also known for their Pineapple Tarts (from $11.50)—golf ball-sized treats featuring not-too-sweet pineapple jam surrounded by a rich and buttery pastry. The giant pineapple balls are dubbed to be some of the best out there! Unfortunately, they’re so popular that pre-orders for CNY this year have closed for now. You can try your luck by walking in to purchase, but availability isn’t guaranteed.

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7. The Marmalade Pantry

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The Marmalade Pantry’s 2022 lineup of CNY goodies are packed in gift-worthy, octagonal boxes in striking colours of teal, pink, and yellow. The aptly-named Golden Pineapple Tarts ($26+) feature perfectly baked orbs of melt-in-the-mouth pastry, hand-rolled and encased with a lightly spiced pineapple jam. What’s unique about the jam is that it’s slow-cooked with Thai pineapple, and spiked with notes of pandan and cinnamon. 

The online store also offers sets at discounted prices; The Traditional Classics ($70+, U.P. $82+) includes the pineapple tarts, Almond Cookies, and Honey Mustard Roast Crackers, presented in a premium gift bag. The goodies can be ordered online and in-stores from now till 12 February 2022. Collection and delivery will take place from 6 January to 15 February.

Full list of outlets

8. Whiskdom

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We love Whiskdom for their lava-centred brownies and chunky cookies, and now they’ve launched CNY goodies exclusively for this season! A must-order is their Classic Pineapple Balls ($24.80), which sees a tangy pineapple jam filling that’s subtly tinged with cinnamon, wrapped by buttery pastry skin infused with Madagascar vanilla. Those who love tea can go for the Earl Grey Pineapple Balls ($26.80), which features pastry skin with specks of earl grey tea for a fragrant finish. 

Delivery is free for orders above $120. Otherwise, pay $8 to have your goodies delivered to one location. You can also choose to collect your order at Whiskdom Alexandra Central or Havelock II from Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 10am to 2pm. 


9. Janice Wong

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We can’t think of a better way to zhng up pineapple tarts than to drench them in premium dark chocolate. Here, the Chocolate Coated Pineapple Tarts ($35) make a comeback this year on Janice Wong’s CNY lineup. Each mount sees a pineapple jam-filled ball coated with a generous amount of rich chocolate, and dusted with gold powder for even more huat. Purists who prefer an unadulterated taste of the fruit can go for the Pineapple Ball ($32) or Pineapple Flower Tart ($32) instead. 

Delivery costs $15 per location. Alternatively, opt for self-collection at one of their outlets.

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10. Dream Hearts

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Dream Hearts is a home baker that offers cute pineapple tarts shaped in the form of fortune cats, emoji faces and more. Their CNY Smiley Tarts ($28) come in a jar of 30 pieces, and are made to be less sweet with a melt-in-the-mouth texture. Another gift-worthy purchase is the Premium Fortune Tarts ($28), individually wrapped for portion control. 

Delivery to one location costs $10. Self-collection can be arranged too. To order, WhatsApp 9004 4180 or drop them a message on their Instagram page.

Where to buy pineapple tarts for CNY

From open-faced tarts topped with house-made pineapple jam, to bite-sized orbs that melt-in-the-mouth, we’re blessed with plenty of options when it comes to pineapple tarts. If you’re looking for more treats to add to your stash of CNY goodies, check out Deli-Indo’s kueh lapis range

This post is brought to you by Ding Bakery, Pineapple Tarts SG, and Wang Lai Bakery.
Photos taken by Melvin Mak and Chew Yi En.
Featured image adapted from @janicewongsg, @whiskdom, and Old Seng Choong

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