Hong Kong – style Desserts

Hong Kong Travel Guides / October 07, 2016
Hong Kong – style Desserts Image credit: Honeymoon Dessert

A good meal is never complete without capping it off with a delightful dessert.

And Hong Kong just happens to be home to a plethora of extremely good ones. A lot of joints here serve both traditional and modern sweet treats.

A must-try from their traditional desserts is the Mango pudding. This mainstay in dessert menus is made with agar, evaporated milk, sugar and the freshest mangoes. It is light, creamy, and tasty but not overwhelmingly sweet.

From the modern ones, the bubble-like egg waffle has been garnering a massive number of fans. Its crispy edges are a great contrast to its chewy and moist center. Best served hot, there is a multitude of fun ways to do with it. Top it with ice cream or fruits, dip it in chocolate sauce or drizzle it with caramel. A word of advice though: It is so good, it can be addictive.

Here are the best places to get the best desserts in Hong Kong.

  • YUEN KEE DESSERT | Western District
    For superb and authentic Hong Kong desserts that haven’t changed for over a century
    What to order: Egg custard cake, Almond desserts, Black sesame, Walnut soup
    Price range: HK$20 to $50 ($2.58 to $6.45)
    When: 12:00 – 23:30 daily
    Where: Ground Floor, Sai Ying Pun, 32 Centre Street, Western District, Hong Kong
    For the best freshly-baked egg tarts and other Hong Kong – style desserts
    What to order: Egg tarts, Bacon and cheese mushroom pie
    Price range: HK$8 to $50 ($1.03 to $6.45)
    When: 07:30 – 21:00 daily
    Where: Ground Floor, 35 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
  • Honeymoon Dessert | Sai Kung
    For a huge selection of awesome traditional and contemporary desserts
    What to order: Durian pancakes, Mango pomelo sago, Banana pancakes
    Price range: HK$20 to $50 ($2.58 to $6.45)
    When: 13:00 - 02:00 daily
    Where: Ground Floor, Shop A, B, C, 10 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
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