Addicted to pineapple tarts, bak kwa and CNY cookies? Try these CNY 2021 special editions!

Chinese New Year is all about starting the new year with abundance, joy and… goodies? Bountiful and sumptuous reunion dinners aside, CNY goodies and snacks are what I immensely look forward to every year. In the weeks leading up to CNY, I always go round hunting for the newest, trending and most delicious Chinese New Year cookies and treats. Yes, that’s how seriously I take this.

We bring you a slate of trendy CNY goodies, kuehs and snacks in novel flavours to kickstart your Year of the Ox with a bang. And we’ve included traditional favourites because some Chinese New Year classics, you just don’t mess with. Festive and delicious, these yummy CNY treats will leave you raving about them till the cows come home!


Get ready for snack attacks this CNY
Restaurants: • The Marmalade PantryAmara SingaporeLondon Fat DuckPan Pacific Singapore
Bakeries: • August Baking StudioButter StudioYes Natural BakeryColony Bakery
Specialty shops: • Ba Yeah! GourmetShinsen Fresh Online Grocer

1. Amara Singapore’s swimmingly auspicious koi agar-agar and more

Amara Singapore's koi fish agar agar for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
These Koi Fish Agar Agar ($48) from Amara Singapore taste as good as they look.

Indulge in a medley of Fortune Blessings Festive Goodies from Amara Singapore this CNY. In addition to all-time favourites such as Cashew Nut Cookies ($28), Kueh Bangkit Cookies ($28) and Green Pea Cookies ($28), they’ve got a range of intriguing desserts that will surely impress your guests. Think Koi Fish Agar Agar ($48) and Cherry Blossom Sugee Cake ($68)!

Do note that delivery is not available on Chinese New Year Eve (11 Feb 2021), and a 24-hour advance order is required for all festive goodies.

2. August Baking Studio rolls out CNY goodies from family recipes

August Baking Studio - Chinese New Year Goodies like cocoa ice cream cookies for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide, powered by Oddle.
for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.Keep the children happy with these melt-in-your-mouth Cocoa Ice Cream Cookies 可可冰淇淋饼 ($15.80) from August Baking Studio.

Using secret family recipes that are well-loved by their customers, August Baking Studio takes pride in making high-quality pastries without additives or preservatives. Some of their unique CNY offerings for 2021 include melt-in-your-mouth Cocoa Ice Cream Cookies 可可冰淇淋饼 ($15.80) and Moist Almond Dark Chocolate Roll 杏仁黑巧克力卷 ($16.80). They also have special bundles like a three-bottle set ($56) with their with their signature Chinese New Year snacks: Pineapple Rolls, Golden Cornflake Cookies, and Premium Almond Cookies—chicly bundled in a red-and-gold gift box. Perfect as gifts or if you’re looking to stock up on your goodies.

3. Ba Yeah! Gourmet bak kwa turns up the heat this CNY

Ba Yeah! - bak kwa or sliced barbecued pork for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Savour on Ba Yeah! Gourmet’s Signature Honey Glazed Pork Bak Kwa (Sliced) Gift Set | 蜜汁炭烤切片肉乾礼盒 (from $38.80).

Ba Yeah! Gourmet is a bak kwa specialty shop that still uses the traditional way of charcoal-grilling their bak kwa. Their Signature Honey Glazed Pork Bak Kwa (Sliced) Gift Set | 蜜汁炭烤切片肉乾礼盒 (from $38.80) is perfect for those who enjoy their bak kwa sweet and savoury.

Meanwhile, spice lovers can choose from the smokey Chili Flavour BBQ Pork Bak Kwa Gift Set | 辣椒蜜汁炭烤肉乾礼盒 (from $37.80) or the satisfyingly numbing Mala Flavour BBQ Pork Bak Kwa Gift Set | 麻辣蜜汁炭烤肉乾礼盒 (from $37.80). While you’re at it, why not try their Crispy Pork Floss | 原味猪肉松 (from $16) too? Or get it together with their bak kwa in the CNY-exclusive Signature Bak Kwa + Floss (from $52.80) gift set.

4. Butter Studio infuses novelty to old CNY favourites

Butter Studio - spicy mala cookies, for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Spice it up with Butter Studio’s new Spicy Mala Cookies ($22.80).

Halal bakery Butter Studio is well-loved for their beautifully crafted bakes that have proven to be perfect for any occasion. You can be certain that their Chinese New Year goodies collection will not disappoint, as such.

Turn your goodies corner into a CNY house deco itself with festive-looking bakes such as their popular Sea Salt Red Velvet Cookies ($20.80) and Lychee Kueh Bangkit ($22.80), both of which are in auspicious shades of red. Or, try their Yuzu Pineapple Tarts ($24.80) or Spicy Mala Cookies ($22.80)—new, seasonal and indulgent creations that you surely do not want to miss.

5. Colony Bakery rolls out classic classics and new flavours

Colony Bakery - kueh bolu, a bite-sized traditional Malay sponge cake that's popular during Chinese New Year. Available for CNY 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Relieve your childhood with Colony Bakery’s nostalgic Kueh Bolu ($28).

Once again, Colony Bakery has caught our attention with its impressive repertoire of handcrafted goodies. The Ritz Carlton bakery’s festive CNY goodies include quintessential items such as Pineapple Tarts ($42), Kueh Bolu ($28) and Chilli Prawn Rolls ($22) But that’s not all. Worth a try consists of less conventional goodies like Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies ($25) and Chicken Floss Samosa ($23). Amongst many others which are all perfect for gifting or for your gastronomical celebrations.

Good news! Citibank, DBS, HSBC, POSB and UOB cardholders can enjoy a 15% discount off Colony Bakery’s festive goodies from now till 18 Feb with the promo code: CITI/DBS/POSB/OCBC/UOB (followed by the first 6 digits of your credit/debit card, e.g. UOB123456).

Do note, though, that there will be a $3 surcharge for deliveries between 5 to 13 Feb and on 14 Feb 2021 (Valentine’s Day).

6. London Fat Duck’s sweet and savoury CNY offerings

London Fat Duck - pineapple tarts flavoured with duck fat. Decadent! for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
These Duck Fat & Butter Pineapple Tarts ($12) from London Fat Duck are a must-try if you love pineapple tarts and roast duck.

You may be surprised to find London Fat Duck on this list, but hear us out. The exciting goodies in store this Chinese New Year will certainly thrill. The roast duck brand has taken their obsession with ducks to the next level with a one-of-a-kind Duck Fat & Butter Pineapple Tart ($12). Just imagine how good these pineapple tarts will taste with the flavour boost from a duck fat infusion! If that isn’t enough to entice you, there’s also the Pork Floss Pastry ($12), stuffed with savoury pork floss goodness. Guaranteed to get you addicted.

7. Pan Pacific Singapore’s creative CNY iterations

Pan Pacific Singapore's display of Chinese New Year Goodies including koi-shaped nian gao, animal zodiac macarons, pineapple tarts, bak kwa, kueh lapis and love letters. for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Check out Pan Pacific Singapore’s Rainbow Kueh Lapis 彩虹千层糕 ($68), Koi Fish Nian Gao ($32) and other CNY goodies for a festive gastronomical experience.

Fans of traditional goodies will definitely enjoy Pan Pacific Singapore‘s exquisite selection of Chinese New Year goodies this year. From their Rainbow Kueh Lapis 彩虹千层糕 ($68) to Pineapple Flower Tarts 花形凤梨酥 ($40) to Chinese New Year Koi Fish Nian Gao 新年鲤鱼贺年糕 ($32), there’s something for everyone. Not forgetting timeless classics that Love Letters 鸡蛋卷 ($36) and Peanut Cookies 花生曲奇饼 ($36) are too!

8. Oiishi CNY treats from Shinsen Fresh Online Grocer

SHINSEN's rose petal pastry CNY goodies for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Dazzle your guests with Shinsen Fresh Online Grocer’s aromatic Rose Petal Pastry ($12).

Explore new and trendy goodies options for your Chinese New Year celebrations with Shinsen Fresh Online Grocer. The Japanese grocery platform which imports and supplies high-quality produce. Their CNY selection features a wide variety of unique treats, such as the super aesthetic Rose Petal Pastry ($12), best served cut to show off their inner beauty. You can even get a taste of Japan with sweet treats like the Hokkaido White Chocolate Mille Feuille ($8) and Japanese Milk Nougat Bites ($8). The closest we can probably get to Japan for now.

9. The Marmalade Pantry’s snack spread

The Marmalade Pantry's golf-ball pineapple tarts for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Go big with The Signature Collection ($80), which consists of The Marmalade Pantry’s Golden Pineapple Tarts, Honey Mustard Roast Crackers, Sambal Shrimp Rolls and Traditional Petite Chicken Bak Kwa!

Here’s a go-to place for modern and local-inspired bistro cuisine. Homegrown bistro The Marmalade Pantry has come up with a range of festive goodies this CNY. Tantalise your taste buds with the sweet and savoury Honey Mustard Roast Crackers ($20) or the fragrant Sambal Shrimp Rolls ($22). Don’t forget their Traditional Petite Chicken Bak Kwa ($30) too if you love some barbequed meat. Or if can’t make up your mind, get The Signature Collection ($80) which includes all of the above plus a bottle of Golden Pineapple Tarts ($24)!

Do note that a $10 peak period delivery surcharge is applicable for deliveries from 10 to 14 Feb.

10. Yes Natural Bakery vegan CNY confections

Yes Natural Bakery - flower-shaped vegan pineapple balls for Chinese New Year 2021. Delivery available islandwide in Singapore, powered by Oddle.
Yes Natural Bakery’s Vegan Pineapple Balls | 黄金凤梨 ($23.80) are proof that CNY goodies can be healthful yet delicious at the same time.

Made a New Year’s resolution to watch your diet this year? Don’t worry, Yes Natural Bakery has got you covered. With their vegetarian- and vegan-friendly bakes, you can enjoy feasting on Chinese New Year goodies guilt-free! Offering the usual mainstays such as Vegan Pineapple Balls | 黄金凤梨 ($23.80) and Vegan Crispy Arrowhead | 慈菇脆饼 ($13.80).

Yes Natural Bakery also has several interesting CNY cookies up their sleeves. Consider their Lemon Mint Cookies | 薄荷柠檬 ($23.80) or Rose Cranberry Cookies | 玫瑰蔓越莓 ($23.80), if you’re thinking of switching things up this year.

Enjoy a 10% discount on all CNY items for orders placed before 31 Jan.

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