Isn’t the Mid Autumn season just splendid? It’s the spirit of reunion and togetherness this festive occasion celebrates…and also, there are mooncakes. Tucked away in gorgeous embellished gift boxes and available in an endless selection of flavours – baked, snow skin, and even alcoholic – we bring you the best mooncakes we’ve had in 2018.
Man Fu Yuan
Fancy a cuppa tea to go with your mooncake treat? How about combining the two with these tea-infused mooncake gems? This year, Man Fu Yuan presents a premium Tea Collection ($74 for four flavours) marked by the exquisitely silky snowskin that we love. Think colourful and well-balanced concoctions like the rich Black Sesame with Osmanthus in the centre, delicate Matcha with White Chocolate Truffle, and citrusy White Lotus with Mandarin Peel. In addition, we’re in full support for the mighty smooth Earl Grey with Strawberry Chocolate.
Got a penchant for the classics? You won’t be disappointed with the six palate-pleasing baked mooncakes on offer, including their signature Low-Sugar White Lotus Paste with Macadamia, chock full with the fragrant, crunchy nuts.
Promotions: 25% off regular orders and additional 5% savings for online orders made till 31 August 2018.
Available at InterContinental Singapore from 3 August to 24 September 2018. For orders, please click here or call +65 6825 1131.
This year, Fairmont Singapore returns with two new flavours in the form of seductive snowskins and traditional baked beauties. Decked in a rose-tinted snowskin, the Mini Salted Egg Caramel ($68 for eight) features a harmonious blend of sweet and salty flavours infused into a smooth, sweet chocolate filling. Also making its debut is the Baked Plum and Figs Mooncake ($68 for four), comprising nutritious plums and figs that are cocooned in white lotus paste.
We’re happy to see beloved classics like the Roasted Pine Nuts in White Lotus Paste ($68 for four) and Double Yolk in White Lotus Paste ($72 for four) back to join the festivities.
Promotions: Order online for up to 20% till 2 September 2018 with a minimum purchase of two boxes. Up to 25% off online orders for OCBC, Accor Plus, and Far Card members till 24 September 2018.
For glossy golden-hued delights, Imperial Treasure’s artisanal mooncakes are simply filled with yummy lotus paste and salted egg yolks – just like in the old days. Depending on how much you love your orangey yolks, choose from the Four Yolk White Lotus Paste($78 for four pieces) and the Single Yolk White Lotus Paste($59 for four pieces).
The restaurant’s new-age addition is the Teochew Single Yolk Yam Pastry($59 for four pieces), which sees creamy lavender taro puree and egg yolk encapsulated by flaky puff pastry. You know what they say: new options lead to new memories to cherish.
Promotions: Up to 20% off online orders from 1 August to 16 August 2018. Up to 15% off online orders from 17 August 2018 to 10 September 2018.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel gifts five new flavours of exquisite mooncakes encased with velvety snowskins and oven-baked crusts. Bite into the glazed golden shell of the Cempedak Paste Baked Mooncake with Pumpkin Seeds ($78 for four) to open up into a divine flavourful cepedak paste dotted with pumpkin seeds for the occasional crunch. A perfect refresher for Singapore’s endless summer, the mini Mango Yoghurt Snowskin Mooncake with Lime Margarita Truffle ($68 for eight) conveys a mouthful of vibrant freshness and fruity notes.
Two other clever snowskin creations include the Mocha Snowskin Mooncake with Milk Chocolate Royaltine ($68 for eight) and the White Lotus Seed Paste Snowskin Mooncake with Salted Egg Truffle ($68 for eight).
Promotions: Club Marriott Members and TANGS Members Exclusive – up to 30% off regular purchases (excluding the Premium Gift Set) from now till 9 September 2018 and up to 15% off from 10 September to 24 September.
Selected Credit Cards – Up to 25% off all purchases from now till 9 September and up to 15% off from 10 September to 24 September. Click here to see credit card privileges.
Available at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel from 20 August to 24 September 2018. For orders please click here or call +65 6831 4708.
Summer Palace x Manhattan
In collaboration with Manhattan Bar, Summer Palace brings you a new duo of classically-styled snow skin mooncakes. The mini Barrel-aged Sazerac 6-year-old Rye with Coffee and Chocolate Snow Skin Mooncake ($73 for eight) sees a layer of coffee and chocolate paste surrounding a praline filled with the age rye. The mini Barrel-aged La Louisiane Cocktail with Yuzu and Green Bean Paste Snow Skin Mooncake ($73 for eight), on the other hand, is based on a cocktail classic at Manhattan that marries the sweet and citrusy with the oaky. Best part, there’s an option to buy the mooncakes with a taster box of four whiskies.
Promotions: 30% off all orders from now till August 19 2018. 15% off regular orders from August 20 – September 24 2018 with the following credit cards: Bank of China, Citibank, Diners Club, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC and UOB.
Available at The Regent Singapore from August 20 to September 24 2018. For orders, please click here, call +65 6725 3239, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
These quirky mooncakes are made in colourful shades of happiness, hand-painted by the esteemed pastry master Janice Wong and her tea. Encased in a flamboyant, chocolate-coated exterior, indulge in fillings of salted bak kwalotus paste, Marc de champagne matcha, yuzu candied orange lotus, and more. The wonderful assortment of flavours are available in the exclusive Snowskin Chocolate Mooncake Box ($40.60 for six). If you’re big on flavour, go for the larger Janice Wong Assorted Mooncake Box ($58 for nine).
Promotions: 30% off all orders till 2 August 2018. 25% off all orders from 3 August to 16 September 2018.
Available at Janice Wong Singapore. For online orders, please click here.
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
In tribute to Singapore’s upcoming birthday and diverse food culture, Fullerton brings you hyperlocal flavours to make this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival truly Singaporean. Taking centre-stage in 2018 is the Milo Dinosaur Mooncake ($61 for four), a snowy velvet exterior encasing luscious milk lotus paste and bursts of Milo. Watch out for the return of signature flavours like the Pandan with Gula Melaka Snow Skin Mooncake ($61 for four) and the Fullerton Golden Custard Mini Mooncake ($71 for eight).
Promotions: 25% off online orders with a minimum purchase of 10 boxes of 4-piece mooncakes till 31 August 2018.
Summer Pavilion is ushering in this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival with two new flavours – the White Lotus Seed Paste with Red Date and Longan ($76 for four) and theIrish Martini ($76 for eight). Assembled with a combination of two popular Chinese tea ingredients, the white lotus seed paste provides a more more full-bodied and textured taste when spiked with red dates along with longans. The Mini Snow skin Martini on the other hand, has a boozy touch of espresso, Irish stout, vodka, campari, and beer.
Durian aficionados can savour the chilled Mini Snow Skin ‘Mao Shan wang’ Durian Mooncake ($82 for eight) which gives you a sweet, savoury, and creamy experience all at the same time.
Promotions: 20% off all orders of baked and snow skin mooncakes till 19 August 2018. 15% off all orders of Mini Snow skin ‘Mao Shan Wang’ Durian mooncakes till 19 August 2018. 15% off all orders with DBS / Citibank / OCBC / POSB / UOB from 20 August – 21 September 2018.
Available at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore from now till 24 September 2018. For orders, please click here, call +65 6434 5190, or email to email@example.com.
Goodwood Park Hotel
Goodwood Park Hotel brings in a gorgeously-hued masterpieces that are almost too beautiful to eat. Bite into the Blue Pea Flower with White Lotus Seed Paste and Melon Seeds ($64 for four pieces) to reveal flavours of white lotus paste mixed combined with blue pea flower essence, and melon seeds. An apt creation in line with National Day, the Almond Beancurd with Longan ($56 for four pieces) is champions one of our favourite local dessert with almond beancurd paste and ripe longan. For those who prefer something citrusy, there’s also the Soursop with Calamansi ($54 for four pieces).
Promotions: 25% off purchases of 2 boxes from 18 to 24 August 2018. Pay $55 nett for 1 box of Blue Pea Flower with White Lotus Seed Paste and Melon Seeds (2 pieces) and 1 box of Almond Beancurd with Longan (2 pieces). 15% off online purchases from 14 August to 19 September 2018. 15% off all purchases made with Citi, UOB, DBS/POSB and OCBC Credit & Debit Cards from 18 August to 24 September 2018.
Available at Goodwood Park Hotel from 18 August to 24 September 2018. For orders, please click here, call +65 6730 1868, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Raffles Hotel Singapore
Usher in the mid-autumn season with perennial favourites and novel handcrafted creations. Infused with organic chia seeds and Greek yoghurt, the delightful Açaí Berry and Chia Seeds Snowskin Mooncake is a dreamy nutrition-packed confectionary that gives off a delicate taste. Let’s not forget our beloved snowskin favourites: Earl Grey Tea and Peal Snowskin, Champagne Truffle Snowskin Mooncake, and Cognac Truffle Snowskin Mooncake. Take it from us, these pastry masterpieces taste almost as good as they look!
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Available at Raffles Hotel Singapore from 3 August to 24 September 2018 and The Chevron House from 20 August to 24 September. For orders, please click here, call +65 6412 1122, or email to email@example.com.
Top Image: Szechuan Court, Fairmont Singapore