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January 2024

CNY 2024: Where to Find Must-have CNY Goodies You’ve Been 龙-ing For

As we soar into the Year of the Dragon, expect more huat-derful puns like the one above. Just kidding! Instead, look forward to another season of must-have CNY goodies to savour and share with relatives and friends. Whether you’re a stickler for traditional CNY goodies like pineapple tarts and bak kwa (barbecued sliced pork) or game to try new-fangled treats and centrepiece-worthy cakes, there’s plenty to choose from for CNY 2024. Don’t let the calories hold you back, because Chinese New Year only comes by once a year and you’ll soon be 龙-ing (lóng-ing) for them again!



1. 603 Tau Sar Piah

603 Tau Sar Piah CNY goodies

Family business 603 Tau Sar Piah has spent almost 30 years perfecting cherished recipes and crafting addictive artisanal bakes. This year, its array of handmade goodies (from $12) range from Pineapple Tarts and Kueh Bangkit to Shrimp Rolls and Salted Egg Cookies. For gifting, gift boxes showcase a Classic and Signature selection (from $50), as well as Prosperity Piahs ($22.80), Yam Cake ($28.80), and Kueh Lapis (from $46.80).

From 8 Jan to 9 Feb at 603 Balestier Road & (10% off till 26 Jan)

2. Carlton Hotel Singapore

Carlton Hotel Singapore

Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant and Carlton Hotel Singapore’s pastry team are collaborating on a collection of CNY goodies. Sweeten the celebrations with symbolic treats such as the Koi Fish Nian Gao and Water Chestnut Cake ($32 each). Other must-haves include the open-face Carlton Pineapple Tarts ($39) and golf ball-sized Premium Pineapple Tarts ($32).

Pre-order from 29 Jan to 9 Feb at Carlton Hotel Lobby Booth & (10% off till 9 Feb)

3. Conrad Centennial Singapore

Conrad Centennial Singapore CNY goodies

Spread auspicious blessings with Conrad Centennial Singapore’s festive treats, from the Traditional Nian Gao to Yam Cake with Chinese Sausage and Conpoy ($48 each). Also, don’t miss the new Dragon Ball pastries, which feature seven flavours from Winter Melon to Black Sesame. Know someone who can’t go without MJ during the festive season? Then the ‘Heng, Ong, Huat’ Mahjong Praline Set will surely please!

From 10 Jan to 24 Feb at (15% off till 31 Jan)

4. Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

Everyone’s favourite xiaolongbao restaurant proudly presents its latest launch, Din Tai Fung’s Pineapple Cakes ($24.80). Each box contains 10 pieces of freshly baked and individually wrapped golden pineapple cakes to auger a prosperous year ahead. Free from artificial ingredients and preservatives, the boxy treat boasts a crumbly crust encasing tangy jam made with Taiwan pineapples.

From 5 Jan at Din Tai Fung outlets & (up to 15% off in-store from 15 Jan)

5. The Fullerton Hotels Singapore

The Fullerton Hotels Singapore CNY goodies

Over at The Fullerton Hotels Singapore, perennial favourites include the Lion Dance Pineapple Cookie ($58) and Yam Paste Nian Gao Tarts ($42). This year, Chinese executive chef Leong Chee Yeng also launches the new Baked Longan Red Date Cookie ($52). Using a special peacock cookie mould Chef Leong himself carved, each pink-hued cookie contains a fragrant paste of dried longan and antioxidant-rich red dates.

From 19 Jan to 24 Feb at The Fullerton Cake Boutiques & (25% off till 28 Jan)


6. The Pine Garden 

Always a favourite, this old school neighbourhood bakery is serving up a slew of new must-tries for the lunar new year season. You can’t go wrong with the thin crisp Kapit (folded love letter) that’s oozes with a finely spread chocolate filling with every bite. Other sweets for your sweets include a light and fluffy Osmanthus Oolong Chiffon Cake, as well as a moist and soft Citrus Yuzu Huat Kueh. Want something savoury? We’re fans of the Steamed Pumpkin Cake, which is chock-full of pumpkin chunks, dried shrimps, dried mushrooms, and spices. The secret sauce is a hand-me-down recipe of secret flour batter that holds everything together. Steam it, pan-fry for a crispy treat!

From Blk 529 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 #01-2369 & #01-2329 Singapore 560529, and at 

7. InterContinental Singapore

InterContinental Singapore

The Baked Purple Sweet Potatoes Nian Gao Tart with Man Fu Yuan Tea Bag ($48.80) is new on the menu at InterContinental Singapore. Chewy nian gao hides sweet potato filling in a buttery tart, topped with shredded coconut and gold leaf. Alternatively, go for the new Ingots Nian Gao Tart version. Other traditional CNY goodies available include Prosperity Pineapple Balls, Danish Cashew Cookies, Almond Cookies, and Iberico Pork Bak Kwa.

Till 25 Feb at (up to 20% off till 25 Jan)

8. The Marmalade Pantry

The Marmalade Pantry CNY goodies

This year, homegrown bistro The Marmalade Pantry introduces four new cookies alongside their signature Petite Chicken Bak Kwa ($30). The flavours are Walnut, Black Sesame Almond, Salted Egg Yolk Almond, and the one we’re most excited about — Shallot Cheese ($20 each). Looking for a gift that’s sure to impress? Then pick from gift sets (from $70) that come in the limited-edition The Marmalade Pantry Jewellery Vault.

From 25 Jan to 28 Feb at (15% off till 21 Jan)

9. PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay Singapore


Experience the nian gao tradition with Peach Blossoms’ timeless delights, such as the Prosperous Reunion Happiness Trio-layer Nian Gao ($68). The three layers consist of coconut milk, Japanese purple sweet potato, and water chestnut. Other perennial favourites include the Radish Cake with Hokkaido Premium Dried Scallop and Trio Shrimps ($78), as well as Golden Pineapple Balls ($38.80) and Cashew Nut Cookies ($32.80).

From 29 Jan to 24 Feb at (10% off till 15 Jan)

10. Shangri-La Singapore

Shangri-La Singapore CNY goodies

Also stepping into the spotlight at Shangri-La Singapore are an array of handcrafted nian gao. New on the menu are the Trehalose, Peach Gum, Rose, and Coconut Milk Nian Gao ($72.80) and Mung Bean and Dhal Nian Gao ($37.80). They join the popular Three Layers Nian Gao ($37.80) and Traditional Nian Gao with Coconut Milk and Brown Sugar ($32.80). More highlights include Yuzu Pineapple Tarts ($64.80) and Kueh Lapis Kumquat ($52.80).

From 29 Jan to 24 Feb at (up to 20% off till 21 Jan)

11. SuperNature


For a healthier variation of a festive must-have, look to SuperNature’s Free-range Bak Kwa (from $58). These hand-grilled barbecued pork slices are made with free-range pigs raised on a natural diet in Western Australian pastures. More wholesome bakes, such as egg-free, diabetic-friendly Mini Pineapple Balls and gluten-free Almond Cookies, are available for guilt-free snacking.

Pre-order now at #01-01 COMO Dempsey &



12. AMI Patisserie

AMI Patisserie

Emblems of luck and fortune shine in AMI Patisserie’s Kumquat & Kokuto Pineapple Pie (from $68). Buttery house-made puff pastry enfolds a filling of pineapple jam, sliced Ehime citrus, and a delicate almond cream. Chef Makoto Arami then brushes the pie with sugar, caramelises it for added flavour, and tops it with gold leaf. The perfect confection to surprise your guests with this CNY 2024.

Pre-order from 16 Jan for self-collection from 23 Jan to 25 Feb at

13. BreadTalk


An adorable array of CNY goodies from BreadTalk promise to put you in the festive mood. New must-tries include Lobster Treasure, with crawfish, prawn, potato, and mushroom inside a cute lobster-shaped bun. Nian Gao Fortune Pillow and Dragon Dance are croissants filled with yam, pumpkin, and nian gao; and Arabiki sausage respectively. From $3.60 each or grab any three for $9.80. For snacking and gifting, choose from bundles of binge-worthy sweet and savoury cookies ($15.80 each). Definitely don’t miss Mini Ondeh Ondeh and Curry Chicken Flosss!

Till 24 Feb at all BreadTalk outlets

14. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Sweeten the New Year with the auspicious Dragon ‘Fu’ Pouch ($128) from Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. It comprises a strawberry flavoured dragon macaron nesting atop a red chocolate dome resembling an oriental drawstring pouch. Crack it open to reveal bite-sized treats including Valrhona berry chocolates, pandan lapis cake, festive coins, and fortune cookies.

From 1 Jan to 21 Feb at (25% off for a limited time)

15. Da Paolo Gastronomia

Da Paolo Gastronomia

Celebrate togetherness with Da Paolo Gastronomia’s handcrafted Lunar New Year treats with an Italian touch. Auspicious treats include online exclusives, the Bakkwa Pineapple Dragon Bread ($11.90) and Mandarin Meringue Tart ($88). Other CNY goodies, such as Mandarin Tiramisu ($13.90), Almond Crisps Tin ($22), and returning Nian Gao Croissant Roll ($5.90) are also available in-store.

Till 24 Feb at Da Paolo Gastronomia outlets &

16. Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore

Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore

For a sweet table centrepiece, look to Goodwood Park Hotel’s new range of festive goodies. For example, the Lucky Fortune Bamboo ($148) disguises orange pound cake as a lucky bamboo plant. Similarly, marble pound cake dresses up as the Dragon Boat of Bountiful Blessings ($138), complete with dark chocolate ingots. Durian lovers will also appreciate the Auspicious Firecracker ($138), a red chiffon roll with Mao Shan Wang durian puree.

From 18 Jan to 24 Feb at The Deli & (up to 25% off till 4 Feb)

17. Happy Low Carb Time

Happy Low Carb Time

Baker X’s latest resident, home-based baker Lucy Asnum, presents a repertoire of keto-friendly desserts that also spread joy. Alongside crowd-favourites Nut-free Ondeh Ondeh Roll ($60) and Orh Nee Tart ($63), Happy Low Carb Time also launches the low-sugar Pandan Orh Nee Cake ($70) to celebrate CNY 2024. Layers of fluffy pandan chiffon sandwich an airy filling of mascarpone whipped with yam paste.

From 8 Jan to 28 Feb at #04-29 Orchard Central &

18. One Farrer Hotel

One Farrer Hotel CNY goodies

One Farrer Hotel’s pastry chef Wee Pai Hau pulls out all the festive stops with a new range of handmade CNY goodies. Besides the likes of pineapple tarts and peanut cookies, look forward to Blessings Petit Gateau ($58). The playful showcase of French patisserie-inspired cakes replicates festive items like Auspicious Mandarin, Lucky Flower Pot, Fukubukuro, and Fire Cracker.

From 8 Jan to 16 Feb 2024 at One Farrer Confectionery & (25% off till 2 Feb)

19. PAUL Singapore

PAUL Singapore

Beckon fortune with PAUL’s new take on a CNY favourite. Each full-sized Pineapple Tart ($8.80) sees a buttery base holding almond cream and tropical fruit compote with pineapple curd. Or surprise your guests with a variety of canapé in bright red and gold boxes. Each box serves eight pieces of Peanut & Caramel or Pistachio & Mandarin Orange tartlets ($39 each). There are also savoury options to consider, and you can mix and match three boxes for $108.

From 15 Jan to 29 Feb at (15% off till 31 Jan with Citibank cards)

20. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Bite into the buttery, melt-in-the-mouth pastry of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s Handmade Pineapple Tarts (300g, 18 pieces per box), then savour the sweet and tangy pineapple jam within. For a limited time, this sweet treat comes with a complimentary Spring Drawstring Bag when you buy two boxes at $28.80 (U.P. $37.60). A single box is also available at $18.80.  In addition, with every $38 spent in-store, you will also receive a pack of 6 exquisitely designed red packets, for a prosperous new year ahead!

Available while stocks last at #CoffeeBeanSG stores island-wide. 


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CNY 2024: Where to Find Must-have CNY Goodies You’ve Been 龙-ing For