Chinese desserts

Looking for authentic Chinese dessert recipes? Find recipes for Chinese egg tarts, mung bean desserts, steamed cakes, mango pudding and much more!


 
1hr

Yummy Chinese egg tarts! This recipe makes 22 (7cm) tarts. First, mix up a batch of shortcrust pastry, then fill them with egg custard and bake.

Recipe by: Goh Mei Lee

 
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2hr55min

These cocktail buns are filled with a creamy coconut filling. They are absolutely delicious and great to serve as a snack, with dim sum or as a sweet ending to a Chinese meal. Yum!

Recipe by: LIANG

 
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30min

I made this on a whim but it makes a deliciously different dessert. Reminds me of the banana fritters we used to get in our local Chinese when I was a teenager. Serve warm with a little vanilla ice cream.

Recipe by: ZAYO

 
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50min

This is a very easy recipe for Chinese egg tarts. Feel free to reduce or increase the sugar used in the pastry and the filling to suit your tastes. Wonderful to serve if you are having a Chinese dinner party.

Recipe by: wildcat

 
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35min

This cake is cooked in a bamboo steamer over boiling water. The results are a light, moist sponge. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

Recipe by: Kevin Ryan

 
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15min

This is a Chinese dessert made by blending chopped lychees with gelatine, water, sugar and full fat milk. The result is a sweet and fruity jelly. It's delicious when served with evaporated milk.

Recipe by: tonytsang

 
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15min

A delicious and simple Chinese dessert. A wonderful egg custard is made by combining rock sugar, water, full fat milk and eggs, then gently steamed until set. Perfect!

Recipe by: tonytsang

 
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35min

These sweet and flavourful chestnuts are served warm. They are a very popular street treat in China but this is my homemade version.

Recipe by: 坚果

 
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4hr15min

This is a Chinese dessert made by blending green tea powder with gelatine, water, sugar and full fat milk. The result is a green tea-flavoured jelly. It's delicious when served with evaporated milk.

Recipe by: tonytsang

 
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1hr30min

Coconut tapioca is an all-time favourite. I also love the tropical fruit papaya. When I combined these two things together, it made my day. You can also make the coconut tapioca by itself without the papaya bowl!

Recipe by: Tao

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