Pretty deep ruby red jelly from Chinese red dates (jujube), goji berries, longan, and pandan leaves. Use agar powder or konnyaku jelly powder to make this vegan friendly and gluten-free dessert.
These buttery, crunchy, nutty, toasted black sesame seeds cookies are perfect for sesame seed lovers. I always bake these for CNY, and they are great for year-round.
Chinese almond cookies are commonly served during Chinese New Year celebration. These delicious and highly addictive cookies only need common pantry ingredients, yet very easy and beginner friendly.
Dutch boterkoek is more widely known as Lekker Holland in Indonesia, and just as popular, a perennial favorite on festive occasions.
A smaller size cheesecake, made in a loaf pan, and without the need of a water bath.
Pineapple tart cookies are Chinese New Year must have cookies. This version incorporate grated cheese into the tart crust, with and easy to handle log shape cookies.
Simple and delicious Indonesian sweet potato snack/dessert that is gluten-free, nut-free, and vegetarian.
Easy two-layer agar-agar Japanese dessert. The base layer is mizu yokan, which is basically red bean paste (anko) agar-agar. And the top layer is matcha kanten.
A pretty layered cake from Malaysia resembling topographic map, with matcha (Japanese green tea powder) and cocoa powder.
Rich, crumbly, and not too sweet matcha checkerboard shortbread cookies. Super easy to make and you can use up your matcha making cookies to share with friends.
Steamed ginger egg custard is a very traditional Chinese dessert using only 4 ingredients and cooked in a steamer.
Airy soft and cloud like fluffy Malaysian ogura cake with matcha flavor, bake in au bahn marie (water bath) method.