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10 Unique Mooncakes Not To Miss This Mid-Autumn Festival, Including Mala Chicken Floss, Bird Nest & More [2021 Guide]

Mooncake Season Is Here!

Hello, foodies! That time of year is coming soon again and we couldn’t be more excited! We’re talking about none other than – the Mid-Autumn Festival! But, to us foodies, it’s our favourite time of year to indulge in mooncakes! This 2021, tradition meets modernity because we’re sharing tons of unique mooncake flavours that you should definitely try this Mid-Autumn Festival!

Unique Mooncake Flavours You Must Try, Including Mala Chicken Floss, Mao Shan Wang & Many More

Each year, we look forward to the Mid-Autumn Festival because our taste buds are curious to try new and interesting flavours. It’s no doubt that different restaurants and hotels take it upon themselves to innovate the best tasting mooncakes. And, they have certainly exceeded expectations this year as we can pick from a variety of unique flavours! From Fig Flavoured Egg Custard to Mala Chicken Floss, the options are endless! Check out this list below of 10 unique mooncakes you surely don’t want to miss out on!

1. Birds of A Feather

Birds of A Feather is launching its Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncake series that comes in a majestic black box with gold strokes! The box has a chinoiserie-style motif depicting harmonious birds roosting on branches and it is gorgeous for gifting or for something for you to keep yourself! Their Mala Chicken Floss, Salted Egg Yolk with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake is imbued with a distinctive Sichuan flavour that’s perfect spicy food lovers! On the other hand, their Single Yolk Macadamia Nuts with Low Sugar White Lotus Mooncake will delight any sweet-tooth. Buttery and nutty, you’ll absolutely love this one!

Birds of A Feather Mooncake Series 2021 ($68 for a box of 4)

  • Mala Chicken Floss, Salted Egg with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake (2 pieces)
  • Single Yolk Macadamia Nuts with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake (2 pieces)

Pre-order now: https://birdsofafeather.oddle.me/

Delivery period: 26 August 2021 –  21 September 2021

Promotions:

  • 20% discount for early bird purchases.
  • 30% discount for purchase of 100 boxes and above
  • 20% discount for purchase of 50 to 99 boxes
  • 15% discount for 10 to 49 boxes

Enjoy additional $7 OFF with a minimum spend of $70 for payments via Citibank cards on Oddle. Offer is valid for limited redemptions.

For all promotions, please WhatsApp or call 9755 7115 to order. 

Birds of A Feather

Address: 115 Amoy Street Singapore 069935

Link(s): FacebookInstagram

2. Cheers & FairPrice Xpress

Photo: (top) Hello Kitty Collector Gift Box Set, (bottom left) Sanrio Odyssey Set, (bottom right Beauty My Melody Lunch Bag Set

Calling all Sanrio fans! Cheers & FairPrice Xpress will be introducing their limited edition baked mooncake sets from Sanrio. And, you can choose from three (3) popular sets: Sanrio Odyssey set, My Melody set, Hello Kitty Collector Gift Box set, and . Each set comes with matching paper bags that are super cute! Plus, each mooncake from any of the sets comes with a molten lava centre! Yum!

Beauty My Melody Lunch Bag Mooncakes

My Melody Lunch Bag (Box of 2) 

  • Chocolate Lotus Caramel Lava Mooncake
  • Pandan Lotus Mango Lava Mooncake

Sanrio Odyssey Music Box Mooncakes

Sanrio Odyssey Music Box (Box of 4) 

  • Dynasty Amber Walnut Mooncake
  • Meteor Wave Cherries Mooncake
  • Royale Dark Musang King Mooncake
  • Shang-moon Emerald Lotus Salted Egg Lava Mooncake

Hello Kitty Collector Gift Box Mooncakes

Hello Kitty Collector Gift Box (Box of 4) 

  • Pandan Lotus Single Yolk
  • Bamboo Charcoal White Lotus Salted Egg Lava
  • White Lotus Double Yolks
  • Durian Lotus Musang King Lava

These Sanrio mooncake boxes are exclusively available at selected Cheers & FairPrice Xpress​​ stores from 17 August 2021!

Early Bird Discount from 17 August to 8 September

  •   Sanrio Odyssey Music Box (Promo Price: S$125.90, U.P S$139.90)
  •   Beauty My Melody Lunch Bag (Promo Price: S$58.80, U.P S$68.80)
  •   Hello Kitty Collector Gift Box (Promo Price: S$79.90, U.P S$89.90)

Limited sets available, while stocks last.

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

3. Joy Luck Teahouse

Joy Luck Teahouse is launching their first-ever series of mooncakes and we can’t wait for you to try them! Infused with fruity or tea goodness, these mooncakes are baked to glistening perfection! And, their mooncakes are also mini-sized! Each box comes with eight (8) pieces (2 x 4 flavours) retailing at S$48. But, you can also get them individually packed at S$6.50 each!

Joy Luck Teahouse Mooncake Series 2021 

  • Lychee Lotus Paste Mooncake 迷你荔枝
  • Blueberry Lotus Paste Mooncake 迷你蓝莓
  • Cassia Flowers Lotus Paste Mooncake 迷你桂花
  • Pu Er Tea Lotus Paste Mooncake 迷你普洱茶

Promotions:

  • 10% off for Joy Luck Teahouse members (This discount cannot be used in conjunction with the early bird discount)
  • 10% off early bird discount (pre-order from 26 July 2021 to 12 August 2021) (This discount cannot be used in conjunction with the JLT Member discount)
  • Collection date: 13 August 2021 onwards

Joy Luck Teahouse 

Outlet(s):

  • Plaza Singapura
  • Junction 8
  • Funan
  • Sun Plaza
  • Chinatown (274 South Bridge Road)
  • Food Republic @ Parkway Parade
  • Causeway Point
  • Bugis Junction
  • ION

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Kam’s Roast

Kam’s Roast’s array of mooncakes combine classic century-old flavours and top-notch ingredients. Perfect for gifting, their mooncakes come elegantly packed in a gift box that has Chinese imperial colours or red, gold and purple. Here’s a fun fact: these colours symbolise prosperity and luck!

Kam’s Roast Mooncake Series 2021 

  • Assorted Nuts with Roast Duck Mooncake (signature flavour)
    • Specially selected assorted nuts (walnut, sesame seeds, almond, melon seeds, olive seeds) paste with roast duck
  • Red Bean Orange Peel Mooncake (signature flavour)
    • Red bean paste flecked with 23-year aged premium orange peel
  • Red Dates Longan Mooncake
  • Almond Egg Custard Mooncake
  • Coconut Egg Yolk Mooncake

Promotions:

  • 15% discount for early birds from 26 July 2021 to 12 August 2021
  • 30% discount for purchase of 50 boxes and above
  • 25% discount for purchase of 20 to 49 boxes
  • Kam’s Roast Mid-Autumn Bundle deal with roast items – 25% off for all Kam’s Roast Ala Carte orders with every box of mooncake purchased

To order now, click https://kamsroast.oddle.me/ or https://kamsroast.com.sg/

Collection date will be from 13 August 2021 onwards.

Enjoy additional $7 OFF with a minimum spend of $70 for payments via Citibank cards on Oddle. Offer is valid for limited redemptions.

Kam’s Roast 

Address: Jewel Changi Airport

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Paradise Group

If you haven’t had Paradise Group mooncakes, you are certainly missing out on indulgence! This year, Paradise Group is bringing back its gems of the full moon line-up, featuring the Fruity Liqueur Snow Skin mooncakes and also traditional baked mooncakes. New additions this year include the White Peach with Prosecco and the Cherry with Martell Noblige snow skin mooncakes that have the perfect complement of fruit and liqueur!

Paradise Group Mooncake Series 2021 

Snow Skin Series (S$65 per box of 8 pieces)

  • Japanese Yuzu with Sake
  • Passionfruit with Choya
  • White Peach with Prosecco
  • Cherry with Martell Noblige

Traditional Baked Series

  • Mini Baked Custard with Molten Salted Egg Yolk (S$58 per box of 8 pieces)
  • Teochew Yam Pastry with Single Yolk (S$56 per box of 4 pieces)
  • Baked Pure White Lotus Paste (from S$56 per box of 4 pieces)

Promotions:

  • Exclusively for Citibank & Maybank Credit or Debit Cardmembers, & PGR Members
    • 15% off for orders placed between 4 August – 22 August 2021
    • 10% off for orders placed between 23 August – 21 September 2021
  • Non-members
    • 10% off for orders placed between 4 August – 22 August 2021
    • 20% discount for orders above 20 boxes
    • For orders above 50 boxes, please email to festive@paradisegroup.com.sg

Terms and conditions:

  • Available for purchase until 21 September 2021 (takeaway only). While stocks last.
  • Mooncake collection available from 25 August 2021 onwards (at all Paradise Group restaurants except Le Shrimp Ramen, LeNu, and Canton Paradise Noodle and Congee House)

Enjoy additional $7 OFF with a minimum spend of $70 for payments via Citibank cards on Oddle. Offer is valid for limited redemptions.

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. Royal Durian

Calling all durian lovers because we’ve got durian mooncakes for you to try too! Royal Durian, Singapore’s only 5-star rated durian store on Google and Mao Shan Wang speciality store, is launching 100% Pure Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake this Mid-Autumn Festival! Produced by a 5-star international hotel chain, the quality of each mooncake is top-notch, made with 100% pure Mao Shan Wang flesh that undergoes a stringent 3-step quality control system, and is painstakingly peeled by hand and the mooncakes are frozen with nitrogen to ensure ultimate freshness! Do you know someone who loves durian? Make sure you get them to order this durian mooncake from Royal Durian!

Royal Durian Snowskin Mooncake 2021 

  • 100% Pure Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake
  • Early bird pricing at S$90.80 (9 August – 6 September 2021)
  • Each box comes with eight (8) pieces (S$118 per box)
  • To order, email hello@royalduriansg.com or WhatsApp 8218 3137

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

7. Shangri-La Singapore

Another crowd favourite during the Mid-Autumn Festival, Shangri-La’s exquisite mooncake creations certainly suit every taste and preference. This year, in honour of Shangri-La’s 50 years of legacy, they are introducing the 50-year Aged Mandarin Peel with Rose and Red Bean Mooncake, and Limited Edition Peranakan-inspired Mooncake Gift Box by Benny Ong with Sakura Shrimp with Peanut and Assam Tea with Almond flavoured mooncakes, as well as the Bird’s Nest Mooncake with NestBloom in their latest collection. You’ll definitely want to get your hands on their mooncake boxes too because they are incredibly elegant! Shangri-La Singapore’s mooncakes are available for order using this link or you can get them from their Mooncake Specialty Corner at the hotel’s Tower Wing Lobby from now until 21 September 2021.

Shangri-La Singapore Mooncake Series 2021 

Limited Edition Series 

  • (50 Years Anniversary Exclusive) Shangri-La 50-year Aged Mandarin Peel with Rose and Red Bean Mooncake (9 pieces at S$148)
  • Peranakan-inspired Mooncake Gift Box by Benny Ong (2 pieces of Assam Tea with Almond Mooncakes & 2 pieces of Sakura Shrimp with Peanut Mooncakes at S$118)
  • Bird’s Nest Mooncake with NestBloom (9 pieces of Mini Custard Bird’s Nest Mooncakes & NestBloom Custard Almond Cream Bird’s Nest at S$238)
  • Mini Dino-Milo Mooncakes (4 pieces at S$48)

Mini Snowskin Series

  • Premium Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake (8 pieces at S$98)
  • Kaya with Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Snowskin Mooncake (8 pieces at S$78)

Classic Baked Series

  • Black Sesame with Taro and Melon Seeds Mooncake
  • Mixed Nuts with Chicken Ham Mooncake
  • Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Single Yolk Mooncake
  • Reduced White Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk Mooncake
  • Reduced White Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Four Yolks Mooncake
  • Reduced Sugar Plain White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake
  • Note: Available in box of four (4) or as single piece 

Enjoy 30% Early Bird Discount on Snowskin Mooncakes and Classic Baked Mooncakes, and 15% Early Bird Discount on Limited Edition Mooncakes for purchases made by 6 August 2021.

To order, click this link.

Mooncake Collection Point

  • Address: Shangri-La Singapore, Mooncake Specialty Counter (Tower Wing Lobby)
  • 15 July to 21 September 2021
  • 11am to 8pm (Daily)

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

8. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

Intricately designed and doubles as a multi-functional wooden jewellery box – The Capitol Kempinski Hotel’s mooncake collection is perfect for gifting! They are bringing back the traditionally baked classic along with an exquisite selection of snow skin mooncakes for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival. These heavenly morsels come in mini bite sizes! The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore Marvellous Mooncake Selections will be available from now until 21 September 2021. You can pre-order now using this link.

The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Marvellous Mooncake Selections 2021

Mini Snowskin Mooncakes Selection

  • Mini Strawberry Snowskin
  • Mini Champagne Truffle Snowskin
  • Mini Valrhona & Plantation 1840 Truffle Mooncake 
  • Mini Lychee Rose
  • Mini Mao Shan Wang Durian 
  • Mixed Mini Snowskin Mooncakes

Mini Baked Mooncakes Selection 

  • Mini White Lotus Paste with Egg Yolk
  • Mini White Lotus Macadamia Nuts
  • Mini Pandan Paste Melon Seeds
  • Mini Black Sesame Melon Seeds
  • Mixed Mini Baked Mooncakes

Promotions:

  • Early Bird Discount 
    • 20% off for orders made through hotel’s online store, click here to order 
    • Available from now till 22 August 2021
  • Credit Card Privileges 
    • 15% off privilege for UOB, OCBC, Citibank, AMEX and DBS card members
    • Note: Not applicable in conjunction with bulk privileges and online orders
  • Bulk Purchases Privileges
    • 25% privileges for purchases of 50 to 99 boxes
    • 30% privileges for purchases of 100 to 299 boxes
    • 35% privileges for purchases of 300 to 499 boxes

For home orders and delivery, visit www.shop-capitolkempinski.com.

For orders and enquiries via WhatsApp, contact 9817 2750.

The Capitol Kempinski Hotel

Address:

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

9. The Hainan Story

The Hainan Story is releasing its first ever series of mooncakes this year and we bet it’s going to be good! Bringing unconventional Hainanese flavours to life, their mooncake flavours are unique and will definitely tickle your tastebuds! Their Hainanese mooncake is also made from a recipe that’s been passed down from generations of proud Hainan bakers! 

The Hainan Story Mooncake Series 2021

  • Hainanese Traditional Savoury Mooncake 
  • Salted Mixed Nuts Mooncake 
  • Hainanese Kopi Walnuts White Lotus Mooncake with Single Yolk
  • Coconut Gula Melaka and White Lotus Mooncake 

The Hainan Story is also keeping local traditions alive with their limited-edition Tingkat carrier. The nostalgic tingkat carrier illustrates the colourful shoplot windows of old Hainanese coffee shops, perfect for gifting to your nearest and dearest. Inside select windows, spot family and friends uniting over good times, locked in firm embrace, or simply enjoying each other’s company, just as the true intention of a perfect Mid-Autumn Festival.

This Tingkat carrier will have a total of four (4) mooncakes each. You can now place your orders via this WhatsApp number, 8401 8792 (https://wa.me/6584018792). The sets will be available for order starting from 20 August 2021 onwards, and it is priced at S$78 per set of the four (4) assorted mooncake flavours. They also have Special Early Bird and Corporate Bundle discounts so make sure you drop them a text to find out more! 

To order now for islandwide delivery, click this link: https://thehainanstory.oddle.me/

Enjoy additional $7 OFF with a minimum spend of $70 for payments via Citibank cards on Oddle. Offer is valid for limited redemptions.

The Hainan Story (Hotel Boss)

Address: 500 Jalan Sultan, Hotel Boss, #01-09, Singapore 199020

The Hainan Story (Hillion Mall) 

Address: 17 Petir Road, #01-15/16 Hillion Mall, Singapore 678278

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

10. The Peninsula

No doubt one of the more elaborate mooncake boxes – The Peninsula’s array of exquisite mooncakes are specially imported from Hong Kong! The mooncakes are overseen by The Peninsula’s Chinese Culinary Advisor Chef Tang Chi Keung, an acclaimed Michelin-starred chef. The Peninsula has been creating its own mooncakes for over 30 years and they are highly sought after. So, make sure you place an order quickly if you are interested because they are always sold out!

The Peninsula New Mooncake Series 2021

Star Chef Mooncake Gift Box (S$118/ 8 pieces) created by Chef Tang

  • Walnut and Fig Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncake 
  • Red and South Date Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake 

Constellation Mooncake Gift Box (S$120/ 8 pieces)

  • Mini Tie Guan Yin Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncake 
  • Mini Breakfast Tea Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncake 
  • Mini Golden Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake with Single Yolk 
  • White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake with Double Yolk

If you have yet to try The Peninsula’s mooncakes and this is your first time, we suggest that you get their indulgent best seller – Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes that are priced at S$83 per box containing (8) pieces. Besides that, tea lovers can get the exquisite Mini Tea Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncakes that are S$89 per box of (8) pieces. Other gift sets in the collection include Premium Mooncake Gift Box (S$198), and Silver Moon Gift Set (S$108). These are all available online from www.Tangs.com and https://store.takashimaya.com.sg/the-peninsula-boutique.

For corporate bulk orders of 30 boxes and above, there will be 25% off selected mooncakes. Customers can email peninsulaboutique@starexpress.com.sg for more information!

Try Unique Mooncakes For The Mid-Autumn Festival This Year

There you have it – that sums up our list of 10 spots where you can get unique mooncakes in Singapore. There are so many delightful options to choose from and we know you are spoiled for choice! Which mooncake flavour caught your eye? Do let us know in the comment section below! Bye for now!

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