Famous Tai Cheong Egg Tarts Now At Takashimaya

Sink your teeth into silky egg filling and crunchy cookie crust

By Samantha Francis; Photos: Tai Cheong Bakery

Hot on the heels of Hokkaido’s BAKE Inc and Hong Kong’s Honolulu Cafe, comes another bakery famous for their tarts.

Hailing from Hong Kong, Tai Cheong Bakery gave Singaporeans a teaser of their custardy egg tarts when had a pop-up booth at the Takashimaya Food Hall in March this year.

Now, they’ve found a permanent home at Takashimaya basement, where they draw daily queues. Needless to say, the star of the bakery is their egg tart (four for $7.60). A buttery shortcrust pastry, which snaps off like a cookie, is filled with an egg filling that solidifies into a silky smooth and almost custard-like texture.

Other popular offerings include the moist and savoury Chicken Pie ($2.80 each), as well as the buttery Cocktail Buns ($1.80 each), which comes with desiccated coconut within.

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, queues are to be expected. Try dropping by at non-peak hours (read: working hours) to get your fix.

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