Mid-Autumn Festival is a time to celebrate with family and friends, play with lanterns and of course – indulging in those yummy mooncakes. Celebrated on the 15th day of the eight month in the Chinese calendar, hotels and restaurants usually go all out to create the most innovative mooncake flavours! It’s always a joy to see the ingenious creations, and if you’re lost on which to choose this year, here’s our top 12 mooncakes you must try for Mid-Autumn Festival 2018. Also, stay tuned to the end of this post for a GIVEAWAY!
Celebrate the joyous reunion and gathering with Bakerzin’s selection of mooncakes with their brand-new Royal Collection, Harmonious Collection, the best-selling Signature Collection and Premium Collection. Health-conscious foodies will be delighted to know that Bakerzin uses premium less-sugar lotus paste and health ingredients like chia seeds, beetroot and pure fruit juices. Flavours of their traditional baked mooncakes include:
– Beetroot Gula Melaka Mooncake
– Osmanthus Mooncake
– Charcoal Tangerine Red Bean Mooncake
– Pandan Mooncake
Mooncake Booths & Participating Merchants
– Takashimaya B2 – 22 August to 24 September 2018
– Nex Serangoon Atrium L1 – 3 September to 23 September 2018
– Lot 1 – 10 September to 23 September 2018
– Plaza Singapura – 12 September to 23 September 2018
– Century Square – 7 September to 23 September 2018
All mooncakes are available for pre-orders at all Bakerzin outlets and online at www.bakerzin.com
Address: 7 Locations across Singapore
Contact: +65 6455 8885
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
This Mid-Autumn festival, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport celebrates the season with 2 brand new mooncake flavours joining their exquisite collection of baked and snow skin mooncakes. For those craving their delectable snowskin collection, choose from 4 flavours of Black Sesame, Chestnut, Pandan and Red Date. Or opt for their classic Traditional Baked 4-yolk White Lotus Paste Mooncakes, a smooth and perfect blend of quality lotus seed paste! Every box of mooncakes also comes with a limited-edition reversible shopper tote bag in bold orange and classic tanned brown.
The mooncakes are available for pre-order via their online store from 10 July and for collection from 11 to 24 September 2018 from the hotel’s Lobby Lounge as well as mooncake booths at four popular malls – Junction 8, Tampines Mall, Compass One and Parkway Parade.
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Address: 75 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819664
Contact: +65 6823 5367
Email Address: SINCP@ihg.com
3. Golden Moments
Calling all durian lovers out there, you’ve got to try the mooncakes from Golden Moments. They’ve created the ultimate 100% legit Premium Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncake for all durian fanatics! The creamy, yellow-hued Mao Shan Wang flesh is encased in a delicate charcoal snowskin, then sprinkled with gold dust for an added luxurious touch. The durian flavour of these mooncakes are so intense, going from sweet to bitter in a matter of seconds.
Each box comes with four large mooncakes that are perfect for gifting corporate partners, friends and family. Make an order now before they’re completely sold out! Purchase online at www.goldenmoments.sg or at various retail locations island wide from the now to 24th September.
Address: Multiple locations islandwide
Contact: +65 8766 8960
Email Address: email@example.com
Haagen-Dazs is back at it again this Mid-Autumn Festival with their signature ice cream mooncakes! If you’re way past the snowkin or traditional baked ones, their ice cream mooncakes will be the perfect after-dinner treat. These chocolate-coated mooncakes are available in 4 flavours of Chocolate, Mango, Summer Berries & Cream and Vanilla. Our favourite from this lot is the smooth and velvety mango ice cream mooncake, encased in a crackling shell of luscious chocolate. Pamper your loved ones and get them in the Classic Collection and Snowskin Collection, available at all Haagen-Dazs stores island wide
5. Honolulu Café
If you’re craving for flaky, pastry mooncakes, get yours at Hong Kong’s Honolulu Cafe here at their Singapore outlet. Get a box of their Moonlight Resonance where you can choose 4 flavours from 8 pastry salted egg mooncakes like earthy pu-erh tea, refreshing yuzu, flora sakura and honey osmanthus. The mooncake boxes from Honolulu Cafe are also specially designed in the shape of half moons, each containing 4 mooncake flavours of your choice. Perfect for gifting, get 2 boxes to form the shape of a full moon, representing reunion in this heart-warming festival.
Address: The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road, #01-33 F/G Singapore 238843
Contact: +65 6734 6609
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Imperial Treasure
Imperial Treasure presents their Autumn Allures series of signature mooncakes handmade with the finest ingredients – perfect for gifting to family, friends and partners. These special seasonal selection of mooncakes are all artisanally handmade by the team with classic pastry that contain silky smooth lotus seed paste, specially imported from Hong Kong. For those who want something really special, their Teochew Single Yolk Yam Pastry will be your choice this year – a mooncake made with creamy lavender-coloured taro puree and a single golden yolk specially cocooned within a fine feathery puff of airy pleats.
Order at estore.imperialtreasure.com and enjoy early bird discount up to 15% from 17 August to 10 September 2018. As for outlet purchase, it will be available from 17 August to 24 September 2018.
Address: Multiple locations islandwide
Contact: +65 9171 2978
Email Address: email@example.com
7. Peony Jade
Fancy getting mooncakes from a MICHELIN Bib Gourmand restaurant? Peony Jade’s exquisitely handcrafted mooncakes will be the choice for the season and perfect for corporate or family gifting. The freshly handmade seasonal gems are made from scratch, and you can enjoy 5 new flavours of the limited-edition Flaky Teochew Pastry Mooncake with Belgium Dark Bitter Sweet Chocolate, Diced Apples, Sea Salt, Crème Brûlée & Foie Gras on Crunchy Almond Sable.
Online orders end on 16 September, while you can make direct purchase at any of their Peony Jade restaurants or at Takashimaya Shopping Centre B2, from 27 August to 4 September.
Address: Multiple locations islandwide
Contact: +65 6659 4159
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Regent Singapore
Whisky mooncakes? Oh yes please! Guests of Michelin one-star Summer Palaceat Regent Singapore can look forward to a unique celebration this year with mooncakes and the amber-gold goodness of American whiskies. Look forward to Manhattan-exclusive snow skin mooncake variants: Barrel-aged Sazerac 6-year-old Rye with Coffee and Chocolate and Barrel-aged La Louisiane Cocktail with Yuzu and Green Bean Paste. Not to be missed as well are signature snow skin selections –Black Sesame Paste with Melon Seeds, fragrant Green Tea with Melon Seeds, the classic White Lotus Paste with Yolk and Melon Seeds and the bestseller, Durian; known for its deliciously creamy bittersweet combination of fresh Mao Shan Wang and D24 durian meat.
Regular orders from August 20 to September 24 2018 will enjoy a 15 per cent discount with the following credit cards: Bank of China, Citibank, Diners Club, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC and UOB. Order online at: http://bit.ly/Regent-Mooncake
Regent Singapore, A Four Seasons Hotel – Summer Palace
Address: 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715 (Map)
Summer Palace, Level 3 (Collection time: 12 to 2:30pm or 6:30 to 10:30pm)
Hotel Lobby, Level 1 (Collection time: 11am to 8:30pm)
Contact: +65 6725 3239
Email Address: email@example.com
9. Sheraton Towers – Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant
In celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, Sheraton Towers Singapore presents an exquisite selection of traditional baked and contemporary snowskin mooncakes delicately handcrafted by the culinary team of award-winning Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant. This year, the team has unveiled two new contemporary snowskin flavours: Black Truffle Sea Salt Dark Chocolate with White Lotus Seed Paste – a bitter sweet dark chocolate filling with a hint of truffle; & Lemon and Lemongrass with White Lotus Seed Paste for a refreshing blend of citruses. The mooncakes are also handmade with no artificial flavourings or preservatives.
Sheraton Towers Singapore – Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant
Address: 39 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228230 (Map)
Hotel Lobby (Collection time: 11.00am – 9.30pm)
Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant (Collection time: 11.30am – 10.30pm)
Contact: +65 6839 5623
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
10. SUCRE Singapore
Complete your mooncake gifting with SUCRE‘s Discovery Sampler Gift Set, a bespoke collection of teas and caffeine-free tisanes. This year, the team has masterfully curated tea pairing options with their new Peranakan-style mooncakes. Each Discovery Sampler Gift Set comes with 5 different teas – Ivory Wedding, Mandarin Oolong, Enchanted Garden, Butterfly Lovers (new), and their best seller Kyoto Cherry Rose. Pair these invigorating and refreshing teas with their new mooncake flavours of Lotus Paste with Cranberries or their Lotus Paste with Pandan and Osmanthus.
Purchase SUCRE mooncakes and gift teas at:
– 23-25 Aug 2018: Singapore Night Festival (Festival Village, SMU Campus Green)
– 21-23 Sept 2018: Singapore Tea Festival (ION Orchard, B4)
Address: 1 Scotts Road 24-10, Singapore 228208 (Map)
Contact: +65 6680 0295
Email Address: email@example.com
11. The Bakerhaus
Snowskin lava mooncake? Yes please! The Bakerhaus has created exquisite snowskin mooncakes with 5 different Cream Cheese Lava fillings of Strawberry, Blueberry, Mango, MuSangKing and Custard to choose from. The Mushanking flavour is a must-try for all durian lovers, for the intense sweet and bitter flavours encased in the delicate snowskin moncakes.
While those craving for the traditionally baked mooncakes can look out for interesting flavours like Sambal White Lotus, Jade Pandan, Japanese Matcha and Pure Custard. The Bakerhaus also offers logo engraving services, for you to make your mooncake gifting for corporate partners and loved ones even that more meaningful! Get them at the various mooncake fairs island wide at Takashimaya, North Point City, Causeway Point, Bugis Junction, Lot One and Tampines Mall.
12. The Fullerton Hotel
The Fullerton Hotel presents Mid-Autumn treasures to indulge in, featuring two new flavours – a special edition Milo Dinosaur Snow Skin Mooncake, compromising a smooth milk lotus paste and crunchy pops of Milo; and the tangy Yuzu with Chia Seeds Snow Skin Mooncake. Gift the perfect box of mooncakes to friends and family in an elegant red or pastel blue boxes, adorned with ornamental jade.
Early Bird Discount (ends 31 August 2018)
– 25% discount* for purchases of 10 boxes and above (baked and snow skin mooncakes)
– 20% discount* for purchases of 4-piece baked mooncakes
– 15% discount* for purchases of 4-piece snow skin mooncakes
The Fullerton Hotel
Address: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178 (Map)
Contact: +65 6877 8943 / 8178
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy snacking on the yummy mooncakes with family and friends this Mid-Autumn Festival!
[GIVEAWAY] Guess what An Affair With Food readers! [GIVEAWAY]
A big THANK YOU to The Bakerhaus, TWO lucky winners will each stand a chance to win a box of snowskin mooncakes with 4 cream cheese lava fillings of Strawberry, Blueberry, Mango and Durian!
How to win? All you have to do is answer a simple question!
[QUESTION]: Which mooncakes would you love to try and who would you like to share it with?
*Closing date: 9 September 2018, 2359*
Thank you all for participating, the giveaway has ended.
Disclaimer: Winners will be notified here and via a reply to their comment. Please kindly drop us a message if you have been selected, otherwise we’ll have to choose the next winner, thank you for understanding! Collection of mooncakes will be until 24 September 2018.
– MOONCAKE GIVEAWAY RESULTS – [UPDATED]
Congratulations Rachel Wang Shumin and Naomi Chan [updated winner]! You have each won a box of snowskin mooncakes from The Bakerhaus! We have replied directly to your comment on the article. Kindly drop us an email at email@example.com with your name, IC and contact number to claim your prize! 🙂
Disclaimer: Please kindly drop us a message before the week ends (16 Sept 2018) otherwise we’ll have to choose the next winner, thank you for understanding!
With lots of love,
An Affair With Food