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List of Chinese desserts

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List of Chinese desserts

Chinese desserts are sweet foods and dishes that are served with tea, along with meals[1] or at the end of meals in Chinese cuisine. The desserts encompass a wide variety of ingredients commonly used in East Asian cuisines such as powdered or whole glutinous rice, sweet bean pastes, and agar. Due to the many Chinese cultures and the long history of China, there are a great variety of desserts of many forms.


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Chinese desserts


Almond jelly is a popular dessert, often found in dim sum restaurants worldwide.



A coconut bar is a refrigerated dim sum dessert that is sometimes referred to as coconut pudding, despite not really being a pudding.[2]



Egg custard tarts is a popular Chinese pastry


Fried ice cream is a dessert made from a breaded scoop of ice cream that is quickly deep-fried, creating a warm, crispy shell around the still-cold ice cream.



Shaobing or sesame cake originated from Huangqiao town in Taixing, Jiangsu.





Mango pudding is a Hong Kong dessert usually served cold.[4]
Mooncakes are traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival.


Popular Guangdong deep-fried sweet nian gao






Tanghulu is a traditional Chinese snack of candied fruit.
Pumpkin tang yuan (汤圆) with red bean paste and black sesame fillings



See also


  1. ^ "Chinese Desserts." Kaleidoscope - Cultural China. Accessed June 2011.
  2. ^ Coconut Bar. iFood TV. Accessed March 31, 2012.
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  5. ^ Chinese-sweetheart-cake

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