Pineapple Tart

Pineapple Tarts

Recipe by 831c2bbed306d52121e560ed50646ca5?s=30&r=gTrish yee
What is Chinese New Year without pineapple tarts right? Pineapple tarts are the favourite snack on Chinese New Year as pineapple symbolises wealth and luck. And there are also many different versions of Pineapple tarts which are available. Some prefer the open faced ones while some prefers the balls type. This dough recipe works fine for either style. You can also add pandan paste to make it into a pandan version or cheese powder for funkier taste.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 15 pcs
Calories 1395 kcal



Dough Ingredients

  • 60 g Unsalted Butter
  • 15 g Icing Sugar
  • 1 qty Egg Yolk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 110 g Plain Flour
  • 10 g Milk Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt

Egg wash

  • 2 qty Egg Yolk
  • 1 tsp Water
  • Pinch of Salt


  • 135 g Pineapple Filling


  • Whip the butter with icing sugar.
  • Add vanilla extract and egg yolk.
  • Sift plain flour, custard powder and salt, into the mixture and fold.
  • Knead dough shortly and portion into 10g balls.
  • Chill for 1/2 hour.


  • Preheat the oven to 170deg C w/o fan.
  • Roll pineapple fillings into 9 g balls.
  • Place the dough ball with plan of the hand and encase the pineapple fillings balls into the dough. Press all around to ensure the dough is intact with the filling ball.
  • Arrange the balls onto the baking pan with parchment paper and egg wash it evenly.
  • Bake for 7 mins and turn, and bake for another 8 mins.
  • Coll on racks and store in air right containers.


  • Add 50g parmesan cheese powder to make into pineapple cheese tarts 


Serving: 5pcsCalories: 1395kcal
Keyword cny, cookies, snacks
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