If there’s one thing every house needs to have, it’s pineapple tarts! We searched for all kinds of pineapple tarts to try across the island and bring you our top picks. Count your calories later. For now, enjoy these tarts with your loved ones this CNY.
Le Café Confectionery & Pastry
With over 50 years history, Le Café Confectionery & Pastry is one of Singapore’s oldest and finest cake and pastry shop. Here’s a fun fact. Did you know they are Singapore’s first confectionery that introduced the round pineapple tarts that you eat today? Their famous “Golf Ball” sized pineapple tarts are filled with moist pineapple filling wrapped in buttery pastry that melts in your mouth. All of their tarts are 100% crafted by hand and contain no pork or lard.
Address: Various locations, including 264 Middle Road, David Elias Building, Singapore 188990
Contact: 6337 2417
Price: $14.00 to $24.50 for a bottle of 10 or 20 pieces (*Minimum order of 10 bottles for the 10 pieces bottle and 5 bottle for 20 pieces bottle)
One of Singapore’s well-loved artisan dessert cafes, Bakerzin has been offering luscious delights since 1998. This year they are back with a well-loved classic – Original Pineapple Tarts, which has been dubbed as the ‘King of Pineapple Tarts’. Shaped like an ‘ingot’ to symbolise prosperity, the homemade pineapple jam has hints of cinnamon and cloves. Bakerzin is also offering Assorted Pineapple Tarts consisting of two new filling flavours – homemade jam with fish floss filling and lemon grass.
Address: Various locations, including 1 Harbourfront Walk, Vivocity, #01-207, Singapore 098585
Contact: 6438 8700
Price: $22.80 for a box of 18 pieces
Out Of The Cake Box
Out Of The Cake Box was established in 2014 by Dana and Yuzhong, who shared a mutual love for quality bakes. Last year, they introduced Attap Chee Pineapple Tarts to the crowd. This year, they have launched two new flavours – Chix Skin Pineaple Tart (pictured above, right) a Chicken-in-a-Biscuit wrapping with classic pineapple filling and Beurre Noisette Pineapple Tart (pictured above, left), a classic pineapple filling wrapped in pastry made from butter that’s been cooked till golden brown and full of deep nutty aroma.
Address: Block 45, Telok Blangah Drive, #01-173, Singapore 100045
Contact: 6271 1975
Price: $22.80 for a box of 16 pieces
For the past 30 years, KELE continues to uphold their legacy of Pineapple Tarts and pastries. Apart from the traditional flavours, they are offering three new flavours – Jade Pineapple balls, pineapple filling wrapped in pandan crust, Cocoa Pineapple balls, pineapple filing wrapped in chocolate favoured crust and Golden Cheese Pineapple balls, with small chunks of cheese bites on the crust.
Address: Various locations, including 2 Smith St, Singapore 058917
Contact: 6560 1249
Price: $25.80 to 28.80 per tin
If you are looking for pineapple tarts that are free from preservatives and colourings and prefer to stick to the original taste of pineapple tarts, these tarts do the trick. At Joyous Pastries, every tart and biscuit is made from traditional recipes passed down from generation to generation. Delicately made from hand, the fresh pineapple fillings are topped on a crisp biscuit base.
Address: Various locations, including Blk 114 Ang Mo Kio Ave 4, #01-355, Singapore 560114
Contact: 6455 6757
Price: $21.00 per tub
The Pineapple Cakes sold by Sunny Hill is a creation by their head baker, who distilled 50 years of experience into this honest-to-goodness recipe. The Pineapple cakes are encased in a butter shell made from carefully selected ingredients: all natural New Zealand butter, gourmet Japanese flour, and plump-yoked eggs, each traceable to its origin. The filling is made from their sun-ripened pineapples (no additives added) and is slow-cooked into a rich, golden paste.
Address: 328 North Bridge Rd., Singapore 188719, #03-05 Raffles Hotel Arcade
Contact: 8522 9605
Price: $25.00 for a box of 10 or $37.50 for a box of 15
Rasa Sayang was founder in the 1970’s by Madam Lai who started off selling modern cakes in Jakarta. In 1998, Rasa Sayang was created for the Singapore market, focusing on authentic Indonesian cuisine – traditionally hand-made Kue Lapis and homemade snacks. They have since expanded their range of homemade snacks and now offer Chinese New Year goodies. Try their Cheese Pineapple Tarts, filled with pure pineapple jam filling wrapped in a milky, crumbly pastry, topped off with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese.
Address: 31 Jalan Keli #03-01, Singapore 577931
Contact: 9222 2106
Price: $19.00 per box
Crystal Jade My Bread
Crystal Jade My Bread offers customers a wide range of unique confectionery influenced by the Hong Kong Culinary scene. If you love Hong Kong confectionery delight such as Bo Lo Bun, you’ll fall in love with Crystal Jade My Bread Fortune Bo Lo Pineapple Tarts. The bite-size tarts are filled with pineapple jam, encased in their signature Bo Lo Bun crust.
Address: Various locations, including 391 Orchard Rd, Ngee Ann City #B2-38, 238873
Contact: 6733 3323
Price: Prosperity pack (Jumbo Size) $20.80 for a box of 18 pieces / Abundance pack $19.80 for a box of 24 pieces
The Pine Garden
Offering freshly-baked confectioneries for the past 30 years, The Pine Garden marries tradition with creative innovations. More noticeable for their selection on unique flavoured cakes, they also offer Handmade Pineapple Tarts and new year cookies during the festive season. The tarts are made using a “hand-me-down” family recipe and each batch of pineapple jam is laboriously made by slowly reducing and caramelizing freshly hand-grated, sieved pineapple pulp. The result? Perfectly caramelized pineapple filling atop rich, buttery pastry.
Address: 53 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, AMK Hub, #01-13, Singapore 569933 / 1 Sengkang Square, Compass One, #B1-34, Singapore 545 078
Contact: 64811828 (AMK), 64586180 (Serangoon)
Price: $27.00 for a box of 30 pieces
By Tan Yi Jun
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