Authentic Hong Kong egg tart recipe

Hong Kong egg tart is a typical tasty dessert of Chinese cuisine. This easy recipe teaches how to make authentic Chinese egg tart at home. Don't miss it!

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number of servings


  • 4 yolk Added to
  • 90 g sugar Added to
  • 62 g powdered milk Added to
  • 190 ml water Added to
  • 2 g salt Added to
  • 1 spoon vanilla essence Added to


  • 200 g butter Added to
  • 27 g icing sugar Added to
  • 300 g self-rising flour Added to
  • 2 g salt Added to


90 min.
1. Step

Sift all the dry ingredients into a bowl, then add the butter at room temperature, add the butter to the flour without kneading.

2. Step

In another bowl put the yolks and beat them, once beaten we take out two teaspoons and add them to the dough.

3. Step

Mix everything until a homogeneous dough is formed, wrap it in cling film and put it in the fridge for about 30 minutes.

4. Step

In a bowl place hot water, add the salt and sugar, mix well until the salt and sugar are dissolved, and leave to cool.

5. Step

Add the beaten egg yolks, the powdered milk and the teaspoon of vanilla essence. Mix everything together.

6. Step

Remove the dough from the fridge and stretch it into a cylinder and cut it into 12 equal parts.

7. Step

In a muffin pan, place the dough and stretch it in all the bowls. Then, pour the mixture into all the bowls until almost covering them.

8. Step

Bake in a preheated oven at 200° C for about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and enjoy!



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