• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 25 minutes
  • Serving For 10 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

I made this Hong Kong style egg tarts at home during Malaysia’s MCO (movement control order), it turns out quite delicious! You can try it too!

This recipe is best with
Anchor Salted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • For Pastry
  • 145g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg yolk & 1/2 egg white
  • 75g butter (room temperature)
  • For Filling
  • 2 eggs
  • 70g sugar
  • 140ml hot water
  • 125ml fresh milk
  • A pinch of salt.
  • Others:
  • Egg tart moulds or egg tart baking tray


    To make egg tart pastry
  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk butter, egg yolk, egg white, and sugar until creamy. Then sift the flour into the egg mixture. Mix well with a spatula to form a dough.
  2. Knead the dough for 2 minutes, wrap and keep it in the fridge for 15 minutes to make it easier to handle.
  3. Brush your egg tart mould or baking tray with butter, then potion the dough and press to form egg tart pastry shape.
  4. To make egg tart filling
  5. Dissolve the sugar in the hot water and let it cool.
  6. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg with milk and a pinch of salt, then add in the sugar water. Mix well.
  7. Sift 2 to 3 times to remove any bubble before pouring into the tarts.
  8. To make egg tart
  9. Bake the tarts in a preheated oven for about 25 minutes at 190°C

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1 thought on “Simple Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts”

  1. Jasmine - May 25, 2020 at 1:24 am

    Thank you for sharing this recipe! A simple recipe for a baking newbie to follow. My family enjoyed it very much. I added 1 tsp of vanilla essense and a pinch of salt to the pastry dough, and it turned out yums!


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