From dazzling light displays to festive markets and lavish parties, Hong Kong’s festive season has well and truly begun. In the city’s ever-changing dining scene, five-star hotels and restaurants are launching new menus one after the other to tempt our tastebuds. And as the big day gets closer, it also means it’s time to indulge in one of the most beloved festive traditions: Christmas pastries and desserts.
Scroll down to see the Tatler-approved list of the best, most photogenic sweet treats to order in Hong Kong this Christmas. From traditional stollen to log cakes, chocolate tarts and gingerbread houses, these beautifully crafted seasonal delights will not only serve as the perfect touch to your upcoming feasts, but also make great gifts for your loved ones.
1. Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel
Your Christmas parties wouldn’t be complete without some delicious desserts from Dang Wen Li—the beloved French bakery helmed by award-winning chef Dominique Ansel. This year, Dang Wen Li is offering a wide variety of sweets and pastries that will delight your eyes as much as your tastebuds—including the Hong Kong tram cake filled with Piedmont hazelnut mousse, a Star Ferry tart featuring spiced apple and chestnut compote, tree-shaped vanilla apple pie, as well as almond croissant with gingerbread man cookie.
When: From now till January 3, 2022
The cakes are all available to order online and in every Dang Wen Li store, while the baked goods are only available in-store.