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Pineapple Tarts 凤梨酥/黄梨挞


收工了!This will be my last post of cookies prepared for Chinese Lunar New Year.
Wishing All Readers A Happy Chinese New year! 新年快乐 虎年行大运!

Pineapple Tarts are considered a festive cookie, popular in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan ~consumed during the Chinese New Year. These are small bite size pastries filled with pineapple jam which made in typical shapes include a flat open tart topped with pineapple jam or rolls filled with pineapple jam.

250g Cold butter
1 Egg
75g Custard powder
140g Icing sugar
440g Plain flour
1 tsp Honey
1 tsp Vanilla essence
1/8 tsp Egg yellow colour

1 kg Pineapple jam (roll jams into small balls, about 12g each)

250克 冷牛油
1个 全蛋
75克 蛋黄粉
140克 糖粉
440克 普通面粉
1茶匙 蜂蜜
1茶匙 香草香精
1/8茶匙 金蛋黄色素
1公斤 凤梨馅 (搓成小圆球,约12克)

  • In a mixing bowl put cold butter (cut cubes), honey, vanilla essence, egg yellow colouring, egg and icing sugar together and mix roughly till mixtures crumbly (30 seconds). Then add in the plain flour and custard powder and mix the mixtures for another 30 seconds.
  • Place mixtures on to dusted flour table and knead to a smooth dough (put on plastic gloves).
  • Divide dough into small portions (about 12g each) and wrap with pineapple jam. Use a roller pin to create design.
  • Bake at 180C for about 15 mins.
  • 将牛油切成小状块,跟蜂蜜,香草香精,蛋黄色素,鸡蛋及糖粉放入碗里,搅打成粗状态 约30秒)。倒入面粉及蛋黄粉,再搅打30秒。
  • 然后将面团倒在桌面上撒上面粉,柔至光滑。(要载上朔胶手套)
  • 捏出少许面团(约12克)包入凤梨馅,搓成小球。(请看图)
  • 放进预热烤箱摄氏180度,烤约15分钟。



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  1. We'll never had enough of these, aren't we?

  2. wah! super nice lei! I love this.

  3. Anncoo! My mom is baking this too. But yours are so proper in size. My mom always make the huge one with the leaf shapes (@.@) Oh is this the last cookies baking for CNY? I feel want to see more because all your cookies are amazing (^.^)

  4. Happy chinese new year Anncoo...tarts looks lovely,perfect ones...

  5. These Pineapple tarts look delicious!!! I lopved the third click a lot:) Wishing you a very Happy Chinese New Year too:)

  6. 哇噻!看着好喜庆呀!
    Pineapple tarts have been everywhere these days....yours look so tempting!

  7. Happy Chinese New Year to you too!!! The pineapple tarts look delicious!!!!

  8. And yes..wishing you & your family 新年快乐!

  9. Yummy! Your pineapple tarts look great! I just baked some myself time to blog it yet! :) Love how you criss-cross the top! :)

  10. Ur pineapple tarts are very nicely done. U didn't apply egg wash right? I like the look. Is it buttery and melt-in-the-mouth type or crisper type? Mind sharing the recipe?

  11. Oh I love this ... perfectly baked and lovely cuties..

  12. wow, i just love pineapple tarts!

  13. Kristy: Right...a must have in all Chinese families.

    Jane: You did not make this~~come and share with me.

    Lia: hahaa...take a closer look, not all equal sizes. Thanks for your nice compliment. Actually I wanted to bake oat cookies but too tired, will bake it next time.

    Karine, Sushma, Peachkins, Vrinda:
    Thank you! Happy Chinese New Year!

    Rochana: Thanks!

    Faithy: Oh you made this too? Looking forward for your post~~
    Happy Lunar New year ;)

    CNL: Yep no egg wash. I added little egg yellow colouring in the pastry. Will post recipe after the holidays.

  14. Angies: 恭喜发财!Thank you :)

    Pavithra: Thanks ;D

    Wenn: I love this too!

  15. Happy new year to u...Tarts looks mouthwatering and tempting...

  16. Happy Chinese New Year! The pineapple tarts are scrumptious!

  17. All these marvelous traditional treats for Chinese New Year - I want them all! I'll definitely try making some myself but in the meantime, I know of a great bakery that specializes in different Chinese pastries - time for a visit!

  18. Just fantastic Anncoo.I showed my daughter your blog and you know she was ooh.. ooh.. look at this cake.. look at that one and was browsing your cakes and cookies for a long time.I just wanted to share this with you so that you will know that you have an awesome blog with lovely collections of cakes,cookies etc

  19. 祝你及家人新年快乐,身体健康,万事如意, 心想事成。

  20. Tina & 5*Foodie: Thank you very much for your nice comment.

    Tangled Noodle: hehee...Thanks!

    Padhu: I am so happy and flattered by your compliment. I hope your daughter is interested in baking and cooking. Start with the simplest one first like almond cookies~no need machine, just mix well and no need cookie cutter, just roll into a small ball and press down gently and bake. She will definitely love it.

  21. OMG... This is superb... no recipe?? ^_^

  22. Pineapple tarts in all forms are in the air. Yours look lovely and so full of jam!

  23. Wow...can I have one?? This year I'm too busy and not able to bake much, maybe I will try this out after the CNY..haa!! Wish you & your family a Happy & Prosperous Chinese New Year !!

  24. Happy New Year.
    The tarts are lovely, but I don't know how to make them, I glad that you will post the recipe after your celebration.

  25. Cath J: Thanks! Will post after the holidays.

    Cheah: Thanks, yours look perfect too!

    TinTin: How're you doing? Wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

    Mimi: Thanks :)

  26. Those look gorgeous! Happy New Year to you too. :)

  27. I do not know at all, thank you for sharing this

  28. Wishing you Anncoo a Happy Chinese New Year!! These pineapple tarts are scrumptious :)



  29. Wishing you and family a prosperous new year.

  30. Love all of your pictures taken. Happy Chinese New Year to you & your family.

  31. I just love your pictures! I wish you a happy new year!

  32. Happy Chinese New Year to you!!! The pineapple tarts look very good, Very festive.
    Enjoy your holiday!

  33. I like pineapple tarts the most。。。

    Happy Lunar New Year to u and your family...

  34. Happy new Year Ann n to ur family too! lovelt lovelytarts!!!

  35. Your cookies look amazingly delicious. Happy New Year to you and your family!!!

  36. Oh, no more cookies from you?...oh, I am feeling so sad....

  37. happy chinese new year anncoo! I have never tried these tarts before! sounds sweetalicious!

    i love your photography! always pretty and professional! well done

  38. A Full-Timed HouseflyFebruary 12, 2010 at 8:29 PM


  39. 您的作品实在太令人着迷。老是看到口水流不停叻!哈哈~在此,祝你新年快乐,心想事成,身体安康!

  40. Happy Chinese New Year Anncoo :D. These tarts are my favorite :D

  41. Hi Friends, Thanks for all your lovely comments:) Happy Lunar New Year to all!!

    Tigerfish: Don't be sad....come and share with me :)

    Ann: Thank you!

    Pearlyn: hehee...same to you ;DD


    Tatabonita: Thanks! Happy Lunar New Year to you!

  42. Anncco, Wishing you and your family a Happy CNY and Happy New Year.

  43. Hey Anncoo...wish you and family Happy Chinese New Year and All FA CAI!!!

  44. by the way....happy valentine's day too!

  45. Whoa! Yummy-looking adorable pineapple tarts!! Have a Happy Lunar New Year!! 祝您和家人在這虎年行大運!新年快樂!!恭喜發財!

  46. Happy new year, anncoo! This post reminded me that I should call my parents in Korea and wish them a happy new year, too. Thanks! :) Oh and the cookies look incredible.

  47. I love pineapple tarts! Have not eaten them for a while now...very time consuming to make. Wishing you a Happy Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day!

  48. Anncoo, Wishing you and your family A Happy and Prosperous New Year. May the year of tiger brings you lots of happinesss, health and wealth

  49. Oh baby, those look good! I bet they'll go great with my cashew chicken! MMmmmm!

    God bless and ya'll have a wonderful Valentine's Day!!!

  50. Wishing you & your family a very happy and prosperous chinese new year! Pineapple tarts look yummy!

  51. Hi Anccoo, wishing you & your family Gong Xi Fa Cai and a joyous celebration! I had no time to bake any cookies at all this yr. I miss pineapple tarts after looking at yours. Now last minute, am baking a cake only :). Anyway its a quiet affair for my family this year so not much baking at all. Have a prosperous new year and have fun! Cheers!

  52. your pineapple tart look so cute and full of filling!! Gong Hei Fatt Choy to you and family!!

  53. Happy Chinese New Year:)! I still have a box of pineapple tarts from last year, I will have a look if I still can eat them ;-).

  54. The tarts are perfect for the celebrations :-) Happy Chinese new year to you too , Ann !!

  55. Hi Anncoo,

    Wish you and your family A Happy and Prosperous Tiger Year. :)

  56. Hi Ann

    Have a wonderful roaring year ahead!


  57. Happy Valentine's Day! XOXOXO

  58. happy new year to all of you !! cheers from Paris Pierre

  59. I wish you an happy new year and to your family, all you want,
    big kisses

  60. Your recipes were a HUGE success!! Thank you.

  61. The pictures are gorgeous and these pineapple treats look delicious. Happy new year to you!

  62. Sonia: Happy New Year to you & your family.

    Wendy: Same to you too! Have you cooked any special food for CNY?

    Pei-Lin: 谢谢你! 我祝你步步高升!心想事成!

    Biren: Thank you :) Happy and a Prosperous Lunar New Year to you!

    Brenda: I wish you a Very Happy Lunar New Year and all the best!

    Nezzy: Thank you. Happy Valentine's Day to you too! It's always fun to read your comment ;DD

    Petite Nyonya: Next time let me know earlier so that I can send you some of my home made cookies. 新年快乐!

    My Asian Kitchen: Happy Lunar New Year to you too! Thank you for your compliment :)

    Cooking Gallery: Hahaa...are you sure? Happy New Year & Happy Valentine's Day!

    Gulmohar: Thanks!

    Happy Flour: 新年快乐!龙马精神!身体健康!

    Blessed Homemaker: Thanks! Happy Lunar New year!

    Cookie: Thank you :) Same to you too!

    Nina, Pierre, Chapot, Kim:
    Thank you for your nice words ;D Happy Valentine's Day!!

    Laura: I'm glad to hear that ;)

  63. Your pineapple tarts have to be my much fiulling inside.....yum. I want the pineapple cookies and also the ang pow there :P Got $$$$ inside, right? :D Wishing you a very Happy & Prosperous Chinese New Year!

  64. WOw, these look lovely! And I'm a pineapple fanatic. thanks for sharing!

  65. Hi Mary: Thank you! Of course must put some $$ inside...hahaa...
    Happy Birthday Mary!

    Rachel: Thank you for your compliment!

  66. That's creative! Can't have enough of pineapple tarts! :-D

  67. Thank you Rita :D Next year I'll send you some of my pineapple tarts. (sorry not this time because I had distributed all to my friends & relatives).

  68. ahh ur tarts are so lovely Ann!!! love the shape..i'm just one big fat lazy...too lazy to wrap the jam up like u do! i mite try tho :)) yes the custard powder makes it light , dont u think? n golden too!

  69. hihii...Zurin, I think your tarts look so much better than mine.
    I didn't use egg wash, just add little egg yellow coloring.

  70. 做的好美…!看了(¯﹃¯)口水了…