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Top 10 Mooncakes You Must Try This Upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival (Ice Cream Mooncakes, Mao Shan Wang Snowskin, Alcohol-Infused Snowskin & Many More)!

With the Mid-Autumn Festival fast approaching, it is the season of indulging in mooncakes as well. This year, we have compiled a list of ten Mooncake brands for you to feast on, ranging from Ice Cream Mooncakes from Swensens to Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncakes from Bread Garden and Lychee Martini Chocolate Snowskin Mooncake from Shisen Hanten. With an incredible plethora of mooncakes to choose from, you’re definitely in for an amazing treat this festive season! 

10 Mooncakes To Indulge In This Festive Season

1. The Peninsula

 

Since 1986, The Peninsula has been renowned for its iconic egg custard mooncakes and has been one of Singapore’s most sought-after delights during the mooncake season. Using premium-grade duck eggs, butter, and coconut milk, what you get is an incredibly light and buttery pastry with an irresistible rich filling that customers simply can’t get enough of. Enjoy the Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes now in two packaging options – four ($48) and eight ($86) pieces. 

This year, three new mooncakes have been created. Enjoy the Egg Custard with Peninsula Blend Tea Mooncake available in the Mini Tea Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncakes box ($92), as well as two innovative flavours created by Chef Tang, The Peninsula’s Michelin-starred culinary advisor. The Sesame and Mung Bean Paste Mooncake delivers a delightfully rich sesame flavour that pairs perfectly with the salted egg yolk in the middle, while the Salty Lemon with White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake pays homage to Hong Kong’s heritage with a tangy and refreshing flavour profile. 

Purchase these amazing delights in the new Star Chef Full Moon Gift Box ($180) which comes with four pieces of each flavour – Sesame with Mung Bean Paste Mooncake and Salty Lemon with White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake – complete with a tin of Pu-Er tea for the perfect pairing.

The Peninsula’s entire mooncake collection is available for sale from now to Sept 10.

Takashimaya B2

Online sales from now to Sept 2 via Takashimaya’s website. In-store sales from now to Sept 10.

Tangs L1 at VivoCity

Online sales from now to Sept 2 via Tangs’ website. In-store sales from Aug 12 to Sep 10. 

2. Swensen’s

Popular for their ice cream, this childhood-favourite restaurant puts a modern spin on Mid-Autumn festive favourites with their Mochi-Snowskin Ice Cream Mooncakes.

Indulge yourself in a plethora of popular signatures like their Durian King (D24), Sticky Chewy Chocolate, Cookies ‘N’ Cream, and Chempedak. If you’re looking for something more unique, don’t worry, Swensen’s has got you covered with their newest flavours such as Mao Shan Wang with Sea Salt Gula Melaka, Pulut Hitam, and Sakura Lychee as well! 

Swensen’s Mochi-Snowskin Ice Cream Mooncakes are available for sale in-stores and online

3. Mad About Sucre

Individually handcrafted to perfection, Mad About Sucre’s 2022 Mid-Autumn Collection consists of delicious baked mooncakes, paired alongside artisanal French Roses and Lavender tea (only available with their 8-pcs Mooncake box). Expect only all-natural ingredients without the addition of any preservatives, additives, or synthetic components as you enjoy the exquisite and delicate balance of flavours. 

Mad About Sucre’s traditionally-baked mooncakes come in three elegantly crafted flavours – the Osmanthus, Rose, White Lotus with Pandan Yolk and Melon Seeds, the White Lotus with Melon Seeds with House-cured Salted Egg Yolk, and the Dark Chocolate Skin, Arabica Coffee, Melon Seeds with House-cured Salted Egg Yolk.

Each mooncake is neatly wrapped in a floral box with a “moon plate” and are sold in sets of six ($78) or eight ($99) mooncakes with a tea pairing. Choose from an assortment or configure your own preferred flavour combination(s). 

Do note collection is between Sept 1 to 10. 

Hurry order today while stocks last! 

4. Paradise Group

From Top, clockwise:Lychee Martini with Jasmine Paste, Yuzu Sake with Chestnut Paste, IrishCoffee Liqueur with Lotus Paste, Martell Cherry with Lotus Paste

First released in 2020, Paradise Group’s Gems of the Full Moon collection has continued being a hit among customers, and we’re happy to say they’re bringing it back again this year! This popular line-up also includes their crowd-favourite Liqueur Snow Skin Mooncakes ($68 per box of 8 pieces). Each delightful mooncake is filled with a silky smooth chestnut paste, jasmine paste or lotus paste and a decadent chocolate truffle infused with an array of liqueurs. The thin layer of crunchy chocolate shell is made using premium and natural chocolate from Valrhona’s Inspiration, the world’s top chocolate brand’s first-ever range of fruit and nut couvertures. 

Each box consists of four incredible flavours (2 pieces per flavour):

1. Yuzu Sake with Chestnut Paste

2. Martell Cherry with Lotus Paste

3. Lychee Martini with Jasmine Paste

4. Irish Coffee Liqueur with Lotus Paste

Paradise Group’s favourite mooncakes like the Mini Baked Custard with Molten Salted Egg Yolk ($60 per box of 8 pieces) are also back by popular demand!  Adding a touch of class to the mooncake, it is brushed with edible gold. Each bite is a delightful blend of sweet and savoury that customers simply can’t get enough of.

Another popular item as well, the Teochew Yam Pastry with Single Yolk ($60 per box of 4 pieces) is a must-try for all you taro lovers. As the yam paste is freshly prepared upon order, pre-orders are required for this flavour.

Not forgetting the classics, Paradise Group’s traditional baked mooncakes are sold in a box of four, each varying in price depending on the flavour. All mooncakes are baked fresh upon order and are made with less sugar and contain no preservatives, making them a healthier option.

Choose from the following flavours:

  • Baked Pure White Lotus Paste ($58 per box of 4 pieces)
  • Baked White Lotus Paste with Single Yolk ($64 per box of 4 pieces
  • Baked White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk ($68 per box of 4 pieces)
  • Baked White Lotus Paste with Assorted Nut ($66 per box of 4 pieces)
  • Assorted Traditional Baked White Lotus Paste Mooncakes ($66 per box of 4 pieces, 1 piece for each flavour)

Collection of mooncakes will be available from Aug 12 onwards at all Paradise Group of restaurants except Le Shrimp Ramen, LeNu and Canton Paradise Noodle and Congee House. 

Promotions:

  • From now to Aug 14, all Citibank and Maybank Credit or Debit Cardmembers, and PGR Members can enjoy 15% off Paradise Group’s mooncake offerings (Public enjoys 10% off)
  • Public enjoys 20% discount for orders above 50 boxes.
  • While stocks last.

5. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel

This year, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel returns with their delightful Mini Mooncakes, presented in two specially-crafted and elegant jewellery boxes making them the perfect gift for your loved ones! In addition, the gift boxes also come with two matching stylish tote bags that are inspired by the rich heritage of Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES.

Enjoy new additions to the selection like the Mini Matcha Mochi Snowskin Mooncake as well as the return of popular signatures including the Mini Champagne Truffle Snowskin, Mini Snowskin Mao Shan Wan, and Mini Snowskin Valrhona & Plantation 1840 Truffle. With this amount of variety, you’ll definitely be spoiled for choice! 

Presented in two stunning and multi-functional jewellery boxes – one representing Kempinski’s iconic Lady in Red while the other is a stunning jade-inspired mooncake box. As mentioned, the boxes come with fashionable reusable tote bags that can be used as everyday lifestyle bags or even as picnic bags. The perfect multi-purpose bag that’s suited for any occasion! 

This year’s collection of the Mini Snowskin “Theatre” Combo features the return of the bestseller Champagne Truffle Snowskin Mooncake. As for the Mini Valrhona & Plantation 1840 Truffle Mooncake, it is inspired by the hotel’s signature cocktail and uses rich and luscious Valrhona chocolate paste and rum truffle. 

For matcha lovers, the Matcha Mochi Snowskin Mooncake will definitely hit the spot with its amazing bitter-sweet flavour and distinct aroma of Japanese green tea. As for the Lychee Rose Snowskin Mooncake, each bite is an incredible burst of sweetness that blooms to a delightful floral flavour.

Not forgetting all you durian lovers, the Mao Shan Wang Durian is made with pure Mao Shan Wang flesh, ensuring you enjoy only the best from the King of Fruits! 

The Capitol Kempinski Hotel will also be offering their traditional mooncakes which come in adorable mini sizes as well! Enjoy an array of flavours like the Mini Baked White Lotus Paste with Egg Yolk, the Mini Baked White Lotus with Macadamia Nuts. Other flavours include the Mini Baked Pandan Paste with Melon Seeds that gives an incredible kick of pandan flavour, with the melon seeds giving an extra touch of crunchiness. Lastly, for a familiar taste of Chinese New Year, the Mini Baked Pineapple Paste will hit the spot with its refreshing and tangy pineapple paste. 

Early Bird Discount

Enjoy an early bird discount of 25% off all orders made through the hotel’s website from now till Aug 12! The Regular discount will be 10% off for orders placed between Aug 13 to Sept 1. 

Credit Card Privileges

All UOB, OCBC, Citibank and DBS card members will receive 15% off all orders. 

Not applicable in conjunction with bulk purchase privileges and online orders.

Bulk Purchases Privileges

  • 25% privilege for purchases of 50-99 boxes
  • 30% privilege for purchases of 100-299 boxes
  • 35% privilege for purchases of 300–399 boxes
  • 40%privilege for purchases of 400 and above 

Complimentary customised branding is available for purchases of 300 boxes and above.

Click here for the full list of prices. Hurry and order today!

6. Kam’s Roast

Known for their roast meats, did you know Kam’s Roast makes amazing mooncakes as well? Enjoy an array of delicious Hong Kong-style mooncakes that combines classic flavours with top-quality ingredients. With up to five flavours to choose from, mix and match your flavours to your heart’s content. Flavours include Assorted Nuts with Roast Duck, Red Dates Longan, Almond Egg Custard, Coconut Egg Yolk, and Red Bean Orange Peel. 

Each mooncake retails at $10.80+, with six pieces in a box priced at $68+. The mooncakes are beautifully packaged in a gift box with Chinese imperial colours of red, gold, and purple, symbolising prosperity and good fortune. On top of that, the box also comes with a unique repurposed porcelain coaster. 

Here are some of the following promotions you can enjoy:

  • 15% Early Bird Discount from now till Aug 14
  • 10% Off from Aug 15 to Sept 10 when you order in-store at Jewel Changi Outlet and online.

Do note that collection of mooncakes will be at Kam’s Roast Jewel outlet, #02-210, from 12 August onwards, while stocks last.

7. RE&S

This year, RE&S puts a Japanese twist on our beloved mooncakes with an array of incredible flavours like the Yuzu White Lotus Paste and Charcoal Skin Kuro Goma (black sesame), Lychee White Lotus Paste with Melon Seed and the Classic White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk. Enjoy them individually, or have them in a set of four different flavours in the Tsukimi Mooncake Collection ($69.80, U.P. $77.20). Additionally, each set comes with four complimentary assorted sachets of Japanese Roji tea for the perfect pairing with the unique flavours of the mooncakes. 

Available from now till Sept 11, collection will be available for pickup or delivery at all Kuriya Japanese Market, Ichiban Boshi and Ichiban Sushi outlets islandwide or order online

Enjoy these following promotions as well:

  • Orders from now until Aug 9 will receive 10% off all mooncakes and Roji tea selections in-store.
  • Rewards members get a 10% discount and FREE $5 Voucher with every purchase of Tsukimi Mooncake Collection (valid for use at Ichiban Boshi, Ichiban Sushi and Kuriya Japanese Market with varying min. spend).

8. Bread Garden

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival this year with Bread Garden’s amazing selection of mooncakes. Handcrafted to perfection and made with no preservatives and low sugar, they are the perfect treat for all you health-conscious individuals. Be sure to try their signature Triple Layer Triple Yolk Mooncake collection, available now for online purchase and at selected roadshows from Aug 12 to Sept 10. 

Using a special mix of egg yolks, each yolk is carefully placed in the mooncake, ensuring each bite is filled with eggy goodness. Additionally, the melon seeds are mixed with Bread Garden’s signature paste, giving you a generous serving in each mooncake. Bread Garden is also halal-certified, ensuring our Muslim friends can enjoy these amazing mooncakes as well! 

Top: Golden Emerald & Charcoal Golden Emerald (from left to right). Bottom: Golden Red Emerald, Macadamia Nuts Baked Skin & Golden Royale (from left to right).

Signature favourites include: 

Golden Emerald ($21 per pc) Their number one best-seller is baked to a beautiful golden brown, with a smooth lotus seed paste and a layer of pandan and savoury salted egg yolk in the middle. 

Golden Red Emerald ($21 per pc) – Enjoy a rich green tea and red bean filling for the perfect pairing! Each bite is a beautiful blend of earthiness from the green tea and sweetness from the smooth red bean paste with a kick of savouriness from the salted egg yolk.

Golden Royale ($21 per pc) – If you’re looking for a change of pace, be sure to go for the Golden Royale for its irresistible and luscious custard! Sink your teeth into an incredible mix of custard and salted egg yolk for a beautiful blend of flavours.

Top: Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowkin & Lychee Roselia. Bottom: Yuze Mango Snowskin & Coco Lava Snowkin

For all you Snowskin mooncake lovers, here are some must-try flavours:

Mao Shan Wang Durian ($55 for set of two)- Another best-seller, this delicious treat is made with 100% pure durian flesh, delighting every durian lover as soon as they take a bite!

Lychee Roselia ($17 per pc)- Dressed with a stunning pinkish exterior, enjoy the sweetness of lychee with subtle floral notes of rose petals. 

Coco Lava ($19 per pc)- This mooncake comes in a contrasting colour of green and brown, and is filled with a decadent hazelnut lava core with bits of crunchy chocolate cookies.

For the full line-up of mooncakes, head over to Bread Garden’s website. Hurry place your orders today! 

Outlets

1. Bread Garden Bukit Batok:

Bukit Batok East Avenue 3 #01-257 Block 283, Singapore 650283

2. Bread Garden Segar:

485 Segar Rd

3. Bread Garden Woodlands:

768 Woodlands Ave 6, #01-23, Singapore 730768

4. Bread Garden Yishun:

417 Yishun Ave 11, #01-343, Singapore 760417

9. Shisen Hanten

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones, Michelin-starred Shisen Hanten has got you covered! This year, their mooncakes are packaged in elegant gift boxes, honouring the reunion of families and friends. With features of the box representing longevity and love, each detail on the gift box is said to bring fortune to those closest to you. 

Indulge in their signature Baked Mooncake with Assorted Nuts with Jamón Ibérico ($75, 4 pcs per box) which gives you the perfect blend of sweet and savoury in every bite. The White Lotus Mooncake with Double Yolk ($76, 4 pcs per box) is a classic flavour that Shisen Hanten has elevated with their incredible white lotus paste and double yolk. 

Alternatively, you can go for the Shisen Hanten Premium Collection for an assortment of signature mooncake flavours ($73, 4 pcs per box) which is the perfect gift for your family, friends, and business partners.

Be sure to try Shisen Hanten’s newest mooncake. the Premium Snowskin OolongTea Chocolate with Orange Paste ($72, 8 mini pcs per box)! Enjoy an incredible medley of unique flavours that blend together harmoniously to give you an elegant flavour profile. A homage to the iconic cocktail, the Lychee Martini Chocolate Snowskin Mooncake ($72, 8 mini pcs per box) comes with a velvety and pastel exterior and a chocolate core. 

For those looking for a variety, the Assorted Mini Snowskin Selection ($72, 8 mini pcs per box) ensures you have an array of flavours to enjoy!

Credit Card Promotional DIscounts

Early bird promotional period: From now till Aug 14

Normal Sale Period: Aug 15 to Sept 12

DBS/POSB Bank, Maybank, Citibank Singapore, and American Express (AMEX)

Early bird discount: 30% off all mooncakes

Normal sale period: 25% off all mooncakes 

Hurry place your online orders here today! 

10. Cheers & FairPrice Xpress

Experience a Sanrio-themed Mid-Autumn Festival with Cheers and FairPrice Xpress this year with the return of their beloved Hello Kitty and My Melody limited-edition baked mooncakes- a great gift for all the Sanrio fans out there! There are also mooncakes by Tung Lok, Old Hong Kong and Golden Moments which will certainly appeal to all the mooncake connoisseurs.  

Choose from two popular sets, with prices ranging from $48.80 to $78.80. These sets are available for sale from now till Sept 10. 

Promotional Discounts 

  • Spend only $105.80 when you buy both sets from now until Aug 22.
  • For OCBC Card holders, get $10 off per set with $60 gross fuel purchase, limited to 2 boxes per transaction, limited to the first 2,400 boxes only.

Stay tuned to Cheers’ website for more updates on the availability of mooncakes at Cheers and FairPrice stores!

With all that indulging, there’s nothing like a warm cup of tea to help aid with your digestion. Lucky for you, Huiji’s Feibule Tea is made from a premium blend of Pu’er, Chrysanthemum and Jiaogulan, giving you healthy probiotics while decreasing fat accumulation and supporting detoxification and healthy liver function. 

Besides all the health benefits, the earthy and floral flavours of the Feibule Tea make it the perfect pairing with your mooncakes. Buy them now on Huji’s Website, Shopee, Lazada and Qoo10 stores!

Hurry And Order Your Mooncakes Today!

With a wide array of mooncakes to choose from, there’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy. With the popularity of these brands, it’s safe to say these mooncakes will be selling out fast so hurry place your orders and usher in the festive season today! 

For more news, Tuk Tuk Cha is Offering Their Thai Milk Tea Or Green Thai Milk Tea For Only 57 Cents Each From Aug 8 To 10!

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