January 27, 2014

Ah Chi's best melt in the mouth "Pineapple tarts"

Pineapple tart is a must for me for Chinese New Year. Why?? Its simply because it is super delicious :D In Hokkian they called it 'Ong Lai' mean Good Luck will come to you. Do you want good luck to come to you this year?? Then must make and eat this Ong Lai tart...LOLs

This year I use my Ah Chi's melt in the mouth pineapple tart recipe. Oh!! Its her best pineapple tart recipe and indeed it is :)

My Ah Chi's best melt-in-mouth Pineapple tarts (enclosed version) 凤梨酥

(recipe source: from my Ah Chi - Sonia
*makes 100pcs

350g butter
100g condensed milk or sweetened creamer
510g plain flour / all purpose flour
2 egg yolks

1 egg yolk +1tsp milk, for egg wash

700g Pineapple filling (I used my home made pineapple jam here)

1. Cream butter and condensed milk till light.
2. Add in egg yolk one at a time, and beat until combine.
3. Mix in flour, mix till become a soft and not sticky dough.
4. Roll pineapple filling into ball (8g each) and roll dough into ball (10g each).
5. Flatten a piece of dough and place a piece of the roll pineapple filling in the middle. Bring the edges of the dough together and press lightly to seal. Roll it in between your palms to shape it into a roll.
6. Cut few lines on the pineapple balls to create pineapple pattern, apply egg wash with a brush.
7. Bake in preheated oven at 165C (fan forced) for 23mins or till golden brown.
8. Cool completely before storing.

See that cute teaspoon with lovely cupcake on top? Its a gift from Jessie. Thank you so much for the lovely gift.

These 'Ong Lai' tarts  are for Bake Along #57 ,  hope GOOD LUCK will be everywhere for all of us in the year 2014.
Bake Along is a baking event organised by  Joyce from Kitchen FlavoursLena from Frozen Wings and Zoe from Bake For Happy Kids


  1. Hi Doreen,

    Why do you call Sonia Ah Chi??? What is the meaning of Ah Chi??? .... Pleeeease tell me :D

    Got to thank Sonia for sharing this brilliant recipe. We love this recipe very much too :D


    1. Zoe , what ?! You don't know what is Achi ?! lol

  2. Pineapple tarts is my favourite...

  3. Sonia indeed has inspired alot to try this recipe and I absolutely love it too.

  4. I used this recipe too, very nice!

  5. Hi Doreen,
    This pineapple tart is so popular with everyone! Looks yummy!
    And yes, I want "ong lai"!!
    Wish you and your family Gong Xi Fa Cai!

  6. Hi mui mui, i use your ah chi's pineapple tarts recipe for 2 years already, really a high recommended recipe! Yours looks beautiful. Wishing your & your family a very happy lunar new year !:)

  7. Hi mui mui, every year I make sure I eat a lot of pineapple tarts to ensure good luck all year! Hehehehe. :)

    Wishing you and your family a very Happy Chinese New Year! All the best for the Year of the Horse. :)

  8. Hi mui mui! Ah Chi is very expert and you are expert follower! Wish that I can pop one or two of your pineapple tarts into my mouth hah! hah! Wish you and your family Gong Xi Fa Cai!

  9. hi doreen, i didnt manage to make any pineapple tarts this year, will i still hv good luck?? haha...hope you have a fantastic new year celebration, wishing you a healthy horsey year and gong xi fa cai!

  10. ¸.•°♪♬♫º°
    Passei para rever seu blog e as receitas.
    Abacaxi é uma das minhas frutas favoritas e é simplesmente maravilhoso em tortas.
    A apresentação está muito bonita.

    °º✿♫ Bom fim de semana!
    °º✿ Beijinhos.
    º° ✿✿ ♫° ·.Brasil

  11. Doreen , I've made this recipe several times already but haven't taken any photos of it :P These tarts are really melt in your mouth and Sonia's not exaggerating lol

    May the Year of the Horse bring you and your family good health , joy and good fortune ! Kung Hei Fat Choi !!!!

  12. have to agree this is a fantastic recipe... hope you had a good start to the year

  13. I love pineapple tarts, and really wanted to try this year but didn't get enough time to do it. These look so delicious! I definitely need to try next year! Happy New Year to you! :)

  14. l had been using this for many batch already. it was well-received by many...
    Sonia shared a great recipe!

  15. I love pineapple tarts. Always on look out for it first thing during cny.

  16. One of my favourite! I did brought them all the way from Msia to UK, but they all gone off when I arrived in the UK.
    I need to learn how to make it one day!

  17. Me gusta mucho el relleno se ve delicioso,abrazos.


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