Mid Autumn Festival 2021: Best Mooncakes To Try In Singapore

Mid-Autumn Festival is one of our favourite festivals to feast on unique flavours of mooncakes, including one infused with truffle! Round and elegant, these yummy treats are perfect for gifting or a self-indulgent high tea snack.

It is the perfect time for mooncake gifting and for a get-together with your family and friends! Spoilt for choice? Here’s a list of yummy mooncakes we have specially curated for you!

Wok Master

For Hae Bee Hiam Mooncakes
Traditional goodness meets everyone's favourite Singapore flavours with four mouthwatering flavours from Wok Master! Filled with velvety white lotus paste and fragrant pastry skin as a base, unique creations include the Mixed Nuts Hae Bee Hiam ($73 for 4), White Lotus Paste with Homemade Kaya ($65 for 4), and White Lotus Paste with Matcha ($65 for 4). Mixed sets like the Four Treasures ($70) and Double Prosperity ($72) are also available so you can get a taste of everything!

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The Deli (Goodwood Park Hotel)

For Fruity Mooncakes
Goodwood Park’s 2021 collection kicks off with their new exquisite Tropicana Snowskin mooncakes ($65 for 4) that highlights the refreshing combination of pineapple, passion fruit and coconut, accompanied by succulent pineapple and coconut flakes. This year's range also features baked pastries in the shape of super cute baby chicks - Chicky Duo ($13.80 for 2), filled with white lotus seed paste complemented with golden salted egg yolk.

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Old Seng Choong

For Bird Nest Mooncakes
Old Seng Choong is back with new inventive mooncake flavours like Black Truffle Red Lotus Paste with Bakwa ($88.80/8pc), Bird Nest Pandan Gula Melaka ($78.80/8pc), as well as Hae Bee Hiam Red Lotus Paste ($68.80/8pc)! Classical favourites like White Lotus Paste with Pumpkin Seeds ($62.80/8pc) and White Lotus Paste with Yolk Blend ($70.80/8pc) will also be making a return. Enjoy an exclusive 15% off Old Seng Choong’s cookies with any mooncake purchase!

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For Low Sugar Mooncakes
Who says TungLok only has good seafood? Their mooncake collection this year is bound to impress with multiple classic sets to choose from. The dainty pastel pink TungLok Perfect Duo ($88 for 4) box complete with exquisite embroidery hold four luxurious lotus seed paste mooncakes that are low in sugar, filled with double yolk white lotus and double yolk red lotus. If you're looking for more variety, check out the TungLok Four Seasons ($86 for 4) box instead, both flavours from the first box plus the addition of Egg Yolk Pandan Lotus with Pistachios mooncake and a Mixed Nuts mooncake.

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InterContinental Singapore

For Tea and Chocolate Mooncakes
InterContinental Singapore is playing the Insta-worthy game with their gorgeous colourful snowskin mooncakes featuring floral tea infusions with chocolate truffle centres. These exclusive flavours include Japanese Matcha Green Tea complemented with Osmanthus Truffle, and Oolong Peach with Black Sesame Truffle. Or go more Western with the equally divine Earl Grey Baileys Cream Truffle. What's noteworthy is the stunning keepsake tin decorated with a garden motif of flowers and birds that open up to reveal an afternoon tea-style tiered stand.

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For Booze-filled Mooncakes
KELE’s all-new Mooncake series is ready to blow you away! For those who fancy an alcoholic treat, Kele’s extraordinary alcohol-infused Snowskin Mooncakes, is definitely a must-have. The Booze ($72 for 8) series contains refreshing fruity flavours like Lychee Martini, Passionfruit Cognac, Yuzu Champagne, and Raspberry Whisky. KELE also offers tasty Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncakes ($86 for 8) sprinkled with a dash of edible gold glitter for durian-lovers.

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Butter Studio

For Lava Custard Mooncakes
Butter Studio may be an old school classic bakery, but their mooncakes are a tad more special. For one, the Orient Treasures mooncake comprises sweet oriental red dates and lotus roots with slow-cooked lotus paste with reduced sugar, while each bite of their Golden Lava Custard Mooncake releases the fragrant scent of egg custard infused with the savoury fragrance of molten egg yolk centre. Butter Studio also has exclusive special edition Mid-Autumn treats, gift sets and pastry boxes that are perfect as gifts.

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For Modern Teochew-style Mooncakes
One of our favourite young homegrown bakeries Nanatang (from the same team behind Haengbok Cakeyo) is whipping out the moulds for colourful Teochew-style Flaky Mooncakes. A box of 6 ($38) comes with three Yam with Salted Egg mooncakes and three Red Bean with Mochi mooncakes. The bakery recommends heating them up in the oven before consumption for extra warm, crispy skin and soft melty insides! You'll even get free delivery with the purchase of three boxes. Boxes are highly limited, so make your orders now!

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Tip Top Durian

For Mao Shang Wang Mooncakes
No mooncake list is complete without at least one durian mooncake. So if you or your loved ones are durian fans, check out the Pink Blossom Mao Shan Wang or Ruby Abundance Mao Shang Wang gift boxes (both from $38.40) from Tip Top Durian. Both boxes come with four pieces of soft and fragrant snowskin mooncakes made with Highland Old Tree Mao Shan Wang durian puree that are dairy-free! 

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