Love Is In The Air With These Top 7 Love Letters

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Aside from getting angpaos from your relatives, everyone looks forward to getting their hands on some tantalising love letters during your Chinese New Year visits. Love letters, otherwise known simply as egg rolls, are baked by heating an egg batter mix over high heat. They are then rolled into funnels, where some of them are infused with unique flavours such as strawberry and chocolate. Stay on to find out some of the best love letters and flavoured egg rolls you can get in Singapore — just in time for the upcoming CNY 2024!

Best love letters in Singapore: Traditional CNY egg rolls

1. Mdm Ling Bakery Traditional Nanyang Love Letters

Mdm Ling Bakery Traditional Nanyang egg rolls
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The Nanyang Love Letters (available on Mdm Ling Bakery Official Store) is still made the traditional way. Slow-baked at low temperatures, these are some of the best CNY love letters in Singapore that will have you craving for more. They’re made with 100% pure coconut milk and natural ingredients. Be sure to take a whiff of the coconut fragrance before taking a bite; you won’t be able to resist the urge to chow down on these.

2. Traditional Handmade Love Letters

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One concern about snacking during the festive season is the calories, but that shouldn’t be an issue with these yummy love letters! If you’re a health-conscious soul, the best CNY love letters in Singapore to get are probably these Traditional Handmade Love Letters (available on BellyGood 666)! Freshly made without preservatives, these delectable treats retain their superb texture and aroma despite containing lesser sugar and oil. You can now enjoy your CNY snacks free of guilt, swee!

3. SnackFirst Crispy Egg Rolls

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There are egg rolls aplenty, but these are the best CNY love letters if you desire the crunchy crepe-like texture! The SnackFirst Love Letters (available on SnackFirst Official Store) is a crumbly treat that’s somehow also very tender. It’s crispy, yet smooth at the same time. You’ll know what we mean when you bite into these!

Best love letters in Singapore: Flavoured egg rolls

4. FOUND by SunnyHills Blessed Egg Rolls

FOUND by SunnyHills Blessed Egg Rolls
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Get the best of both worlds when creamy cocoa comes together with the crispy egg roll! FOUND by SunnyHills Blessed Egg Rolls is the brainchild of Taiwanese pastry brand SunnyHills. You may know them for their pineapple cakes but don’t discount the deliciousness behind these egg rolls. The assortment includes chocolate, coffee and tie guan yin fillings. They also offer a Fortune Egg Rolls Assortment (both available on SunnyHills Official Store) that features black sesame, peanut and flossy pork fillings!

5. Julie’s Chocolate Love Letters

Julie’s Chocolate Love Letters
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You’ve most probably heard of Julie’s, a household name known to many for its array of biscuits and pastries. Within its love letters range, Julie’s Chocolate Love Letters (available on Shopee Supermarket) emerges as one of the best egg rolls in Singapore to snack on all year round! These chocolate-lined love letters are packed individually, helping to seal the freshness within every individual pack. Get some to gift your family and friends this CNY.

6. Nyonya Sambal Love Letters

Nyonya Sambal Love Letters
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We’ve talked about all the sweets, but how about something savoury for a change? These Nyonya Sambal Love Letters will do perfectly! The crunchy egg roll wraps around a slightly salty and mildly spicy sambal. You’ll get a satisfactory kick from these – especially since they’re entirely homemade. They’re good for about six weeks, so don’t order too much lest they expire. But of course, if you still want to add some sweetness to the mix, why not try out their Almond Peanut Butter Love Letters (both available on pineappletartssingapore)? Think creamy peanut butter with crunchy almond bits peppered generously throughout the egg roll. A match made in heaven if you ask me!

7. Strawberry Cream Mini Love Letters

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The sweet fruity taste makes these Strawberry Cream Mini Love Letters (available on the best bite-sized egg roll for your kids to enjoy! The egg roll is first prepared by baking a harmonious mix of strawberry and egg batter. A second rich coating of strawberry cream is then applied, giving it a luscious and velvety filling. To enjoy it to the fullest, have it as a movie snack while watching your favourite shows. One is never enough!

Why are they called love letters?

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Love letters, just as their name suggests, were used by young maidens to profess their adoration for gents in the olden days. As these love letters were easily consumed, this innovative process helped to erase evidence of the couple’s romantic traces. Moreover, the consumption of the rolls also meant that their message had been taken to heart, both literally and figuratively. How sweet!

Indulge in these best love letters this CNY 2024

Now that you’ve got one snack down, it’s time to gather the other CNY snacks to make it a feast! Discover the best pineapple tarts and best bak kwas to complete the set. Get them all during our Shopee CNY Sale to get them at excellent sale prices! For those still in the midst of doing some CNY preparations, don’t forget to make your reunion dinner reservations at some of the best Chinese restaurants early. Alternatively, call your family over to enjoy a reunion dinner in the comforts of your home! Check out these simple steamboat recipes and pen cai recipes to fill their stomachs up; it’s as easy as one, two, three! 

This article was updated on 18 Jan 2024. Additional research done by Caryn Tan.