No Need To Go All The Way To China to Enjoy An Egg Tart

June 12, 2019

No Need To Go All The Way To China to Enjoy An Egg Tart

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Hong Kong-Style Egg Tarts

A creamy egg tart popular in Hong Kong and other parts of China.

Course Dessert
Cuisine asian
Keyword egg tarts, eggs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9
Author S.M. Lees


  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 stick butter cut into sections for easier mixing
  • 4 egg yolks whisked
  • 2 tspn vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk


  1. Sift the flour, powdered sugar, and salt into a mixing bowl.

  2. Mix in the butter, 2 tbsp of the egg yolks, and 1 tspn vanilla extract into a dough. Wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  3. In a separate bowl, dissolve the sugar in the hot water and let cool. Pour in the remaining egg yolks, evaporated milk, 1 tspn vanilla and mix well. Sift into a pouring cup.

  4. Cover the bottoms and sides of the tart cups of a tart pan and pour the egg mixture just below the rim of the tart cups.

  5. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Serve and enjoy.


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