For a native of Hong Kong, egg tarts can be said to be a staple menu item!
It’s filling, delicious, and served at an affordable price! It a common breakfast or refreshments item. Egg tart is a Western-style pie, filled with egg paste. The cooking method is to put the crust into a small round pan-shaped cake mold, and then pour the egg paste that is made by blending sugar, fresh milk and buried eggs. It is made in the oven and can be eaten at any general bakery in Hong Kong or in some tea houses!
“Tai Cheong Bakery” founded in 1954 is a heaven for egg tart lovers. Even if you have never had egg tarts in your life, we recommend you try one at Tai Cheong Bakery. It is Hong Kong’s first “Cookie egg tart” and classic gourmet “Sabayon”. It has many years of history, culinary expertise & perfection that is guaranteed to make a home in your stomach & heart with its taste & flavor.
Lord Patten, the former governor of Hong Kong, loves to eat the egg tarts from Tai Cheong Bakery and is one of their elite clientele. Before the handover of Hong Kong sovereignty, he was frequent customer of Tai Cheong Bakery. He called it “the best egg tart in the world”. His affinity and recommendation made the bakery very popular since that time!
There are many branches of Tai Cheong Bakery, including: Central, Tsim Sha Tsui, Wan Chai and other locations, all of them are easily accessible and easy to find! The egg tarts they serve are a testimony of perfection in being crispy and tasty. Their rich custard-flavored fillings are worth your money & are a great hunger savior. The freshly baked out of oven egg tarts, are very smooth and look like puddings, which is deliciousness defined in reality.
Hong Kong egg tarts are primarily of two types of base: meringue and cookie crust. The former is more crispy, while the latter retains the traditional flavor, each is unique in its own way! The Hong Kong government listed egg tarts in the first intangible emblem of cultural heritage of Hong Kong in June 2014. It is a unique delicacy. When you travel to Hong Kong do visit Tai Cheong Bakery for an experience taste & flavor at affordable price.