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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.

Chinese desserts

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Annin tofu is a popular dessert, often found in dim sum restaurants worldwide.
Annin tofu is a popular dessert, often found in dim sum restaurants worldwide.

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

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Egg custard tart is a popular Chinese pastry.
Egg custard tart is a popular Chinese pastry.

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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.
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.

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

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Mango pudding is a Hong Kong dessert usually served cold.[5]
Mango pudding is a Hong Kong dessert usually served cold.[5]
Mooncakes are traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Mooncakes are traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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Popular Guangdong deep-fried sweet nian gao
Popular Guangdong deep-fried sweet nian gao

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Chinese Desserts." Archived 2011-07-02 at the Wayback Machine Kaleidoscope - Cultural China Archived 2011-07-11 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed June 2011.
  2. ^ Coconut Bar. iFood TV. Accessed March 31, 2012.
  3. ^ Melt in Your Mouth Fried Milk by Chinese Masterchef • Taste Show, retrieved 2021-11-06
  4. ^ "Ginger Milk Pudding, a Natural Custard". tastehongkong.com. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  5. ^ Andrew Dembina (26 August 2010). "8 bone-chilling summer desserts for Hong Kong". CNN Go. Retrieved 12 August 2012.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Ma Lai Go Chinese Steamed Cake". The Woks of Life. 2019-02-18. Retrieved 2021-11-06.
  7. ^ "Chinese-sweetheart-cake". Archived from the original on 2012-07-03. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  8. ^ Popular Candy in China. TravelChinaCheaper. Accessed June 20, 2019.