Special Round Up of Cookies And Cakes Suitable For Chinese New Year 2014

INTRODUCTION

During Chinese New Year, most Chinese families will have visiting guests whereby cookies and cakes are served. In addition, as this is the major festival, there are praying ceremony that requires some traditional steamed cakes. This post is a special Chinese New Year post compiling all the cookies, cakes and snacks relevant to the festival.

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COOKIES

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Plum Blossom Cookies – A cream cheese cookies with strawberry jam (featured by Asian Food Channel)

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Pineapple Tarts – A type of short crust pastry enclosed tarts with pineapple jam

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Kueh Bankgit – A coconut flavoured light starch cookies

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Macadamia Russian Tea Cakes – A buttery cookies that are with mouthful of macadamia nuts

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Spicy Shrimp Floss Cookies – A savoury cookie that is spicy and full of dried shrimp floss.

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Kaasstengels – A savoury cheesy cookie made of Edam Cheese and Cheddar cheese

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Kueh Momo – A melt in the mouth buttery cookie made with only ghee and flour dusted with sugar powder

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Traditional short bread biscuits – A buttery biscuit dusted with rose petals making it stands out in a tray of cookies

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Almond sugee cookies – Made from ghee/butter together with semolina flour. Another melt in the mouth cookie.

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Melting moments – It is like Danish butter cookies made from butter and sugar.

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CAKES AND SNACKS

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Walnut Butter Cake – A fragrant and moist cake full of walnut aroma. (Featured by Asian Food Channel)

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Cream Cheese Chocolate Layer Cake – A healthier version of layered cake commonly served during Chinese New Year (Featured by Asian Food Channel)

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Bee Hive Cake or Malaysia Honey Comb Cake – A soft texture cake made using simple ingredients. Challenge is to ensure the cake have a nice pattern of airy holes.

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Butter Pound Cake – A simple modified version of traditional pound cake that make it moist and aromatic.

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Horlicks Layered Cake – Another type of layered cake that is rich, moist and dense

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Kek Serikaya Sarawak – A very rich and dense steamed cake made using mostly breakfast beverages and spreads like Horlicks, milo, condensed milk, kaya. Also called Sarawak midnight cake or Kek Belachan Sarawak. Commonly served during major festivals such as Chinese New Year.

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Seaweed Fish Fillets Snacks – A combo of fish fillet snacks and Nori Seaweeds. It is an addictive crispy snack.

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Money Bag Curry Puffs – The traditional curry puffs or epok epok in the shape of money bags specially prepared for Chinese New Year.

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Coconut Delights – A three ingredients simple snacks good for small gatherings during Chinese New Year.

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ASIAN CAKES FOR CHINESE NEW YEARS

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Steamed Nian Gao – A glutinous rice flour steamed cake. A must for most Chinese families during Chinese New Year.

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Baked Nian Gao – An alternative to steamed Nian Gao

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Steamed Rice Flour Cake – Commonly used for religious prayers and signifies prosperity.

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Steamed Sponge Cake – Another common cake for Chinese religious prayers

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6 thoughts on “Special Round Up of Cookies And Cakes Suitable For Chinese New Year 2014

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