From traditional classics to creative snow skin offerings, here are the best places around the island for your Mid-Autumn gathering needs
From traditional classics to creative snow skin offerings, here are the best places around the island for your Mid-Autumn gathering needs
- By SG Staff
- | Aug 08, 2022
Traditionally celebrated as a magical time to get together and appreciate the bonds we share, Mid-Autumn Festival is all about family, friends, and the people we treasure.
As we prepare to bask in the upcoming festivities, here are 30 places for you to get the best mooncakes in Singapore to gift yourself and loved ones.
Known for their outstanding finesse and dedication to producing only the freshest bakes and most memorable homemade treats, Ding Bakery’s award-winning mooncakes boast zero additives and preservatives. Constantly fine-tuning decades-old recipes and coming up with new creations to better serve fans and foodies alike, their delicious offerings are also widely acclaimed for the exquisite box designs that come with them – making them not only perfect for pampering your tastebuds, but also ideal gift choices during this season. Wildly popular, be sure to grab them quick to enjoy early bird discounts and avoid disappointment.
Must-try highlights include their signature White Lotus and Pandan flavours for the traditional baked series. For fans of snow skin mooncakes, go for their Highland Mao Shan Wang, which uses only Grade AAA premium Mao Shan Wang from Pahang, or give their new Korean Yuzu, Earl Grey Lavender, Gula Melaka, and Treviso Tiramisu flavours a shot.
Singapore’s most celebrated truffle brand, Aroma Truffle joins in the beauty of Mid-Autumn festivities with the return of their signature Truffle Mao Shan Wang durian mooncakes. Made with imported Italian Black Winter Truffles and Pahang Mao Shan Wang durians, these luxurious 24K gold-dusted treats is present an exquisite marriage of the distinct flavours. Durian fans will fall in love with the Frosty MSW Snowskin Mooncake, filled with the creamy and tangy flesh of pure Mao Shan Wang. Their Onyx Truffle MSW Snowskin Mooncake elevates the experience with truffle-infused charcoal snow skin featuring a cap of alluring gold dust.
Pay homage to the ties that bind us this season with Baker’s Brew’s Louvelle Collection, an elegant collection of handcrafted mooncakes featuring a stunning modern display inspired by Parisian fashion. Grab the collection to discover their mouth-watering White Lotus with Salted Yolk mooncake, the lush Ispahan mooncake and its exquisite lychee-infused lotus paste with dessicated raspberries, a rich Black Sesame mooncake, and a deliciously classic Japanese Red Bean Citrus mooncake.
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Known for their passion and dedication to baking the most delectable treats, celebrate Mid-Autumn this year with Bread Garden’s eye-opening variety of handcrafted mooncakes, including a new line-up of snow skin offerings. Carefully processing their fine ingredients by hand and made with no preservatives, highlights on their vibrant collection include the ever-popular Triple Layer Triple Yolk series, Golden Emerald with pandan, lotus seed paste, and salted egg yolk, Golden Royale with luscious custard, the pretty Lychee Roselia, 100% unadulterated Mao Shan Wang Durian Snow Skin, and the invigorating Yuzu Mango Snow Skin.
Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Cherry Garden’s repertoire of traditional baked mooncakes and snow skin gems, encased in an elegant Oriental box adorned with floral motifs. Making a debut this year are the locally inspired Chestnut with Taro Coconut and Hongyu Black Tea Lotus with Pomelo, Citrus Peel and Pumpkin Seed baked mooncake flavours. A fresh trio of mini snow skin mooncakes also find themselves among the new line-up, including the rich Black Sesame with Roasted Walnut, refreshing Lemon Genmaicha, and crunchy Tangerine with Melon Seed.
Presenting two intricately designed gift boxes this year, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s range of traditional baked mooncakes includes White Lotus Paste with Single or Double Egg Yolk, Low-Sugar White Lotus Paste with Macadamia Nut, Mixed Nuts, and Orange Paste with Orange Strip Melon Seed. Infusing a touch of extra creativity on their snow skin offerings, they have Lotus Biscoff Hokkaido Milk, Oreo Cheese, Tiramisu, and the fragrant and refreshing Yuzu Mango Hokkaido Milk.
A much-anticipated collection, the stalwart F&B group’s stellar 2022 mooncake collection continues to impress with great flavours and quality ingredients. Packed within regal jade green or deep orange boxes with a gold ring, handcrafted snow skin delights to look forward to include their new Fruity Blossom Petite Snow Skin series, featuring highlights such as Honey Chrysanthemum with Orange Peel, Roselle with Blueberry, and Pandan Coconut. A new addition to go for in their traditional less-sugar baked line this year is the Yuzu with Macadamia Nut.
Yes, you read that right – Eu Yan Sang is celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival this year with their own premium range of mooncakes. Known for their high quality and standards, the TCM health brand steps up to elevate our festive offerings with luxurious traditional baked mooncakes featuring premium Bird’s Nest. Each painstakingly prepared with the finest ingredients, they present the unique Red Date Bird’s Nest Mooncake, a nourishing treat balancing delicate flavours of red dates and white lotus paste, and the Orange Peel White Lotus Bird’s Nest Mooncake, a refreshing blend of orange peel and white lotus paste for that citrus pop.
Experience a celestial Mid-Autumn celebration with GODIVA this year, as they evoke a luxe, dreamlike wonderment with their stellar Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncake Collection. Adorned with an imprint of Lady Godiva, their selection of artisanal, limited-edition mooncakes feature six signature flavours developed by the brand’s Chef Chocolatier, using only the finest ingredients. These sophisticated, yet fully decadent flavours include the Black Truffle Apricot Dark Chocolate, Lychee Oolong Tea White Chocolate, Matcha Citrus White Chocolate, Raspberry & Rose White Chocolate, Ginger Mango Dark Chocolate, and Passion Fruit Hazelnut Milk Chocolate.
Celebrate this enchanting time of year with the return of Goodwood Park Hotel’s Mid-Autumn Grandeur. Masterfully handcrafted by Hong Kong chefs in collaboration with the hotel’s renowned culinary team, this year’s line-up includes an all-new assortment of festive baked pastries, such as the traditional Wife Cake, Husband Cake – the Wife Cake’s savoury counterpart – Teochew Cake, Piglet Biscuit, and this year’s exclusive Tiger Tubbies, alongside enticing, new Ondeh Ondeh and Strawberry snow skin mooncake flavours. Of course, perennial favourites like their signature D24 Durian snow skin and refreshing Mango with Pomelo snow skin are not to be missed as well.
The epitome of traditional Cantonese culinary finesse, Pan Pacific Singapore’s award-winning restaurant celebrates the upcoming Mid-Autumn festivities with an impeccable selection of time-honoured classics, signatures, and novel creations. Presenting a limited-edition two-tiered leatherette Premium Gift Box that includes a handcrafted tea set this year, enjoy new baked flavours such as Pandan Paste with Pumpkin Seed, look forward to innovative treats like their Rose Lychee Snowskin and Peppermint Paste with Chamomile Truffle Snowskin, or indulge in their bestselling Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake.
Showcasing our rich heritage while enjoying the Mid-Autumn folklore, Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong celebrates meaningful connections and cherished bonds with two collections of baked mooncakes that feature an assortment of traditional classics and two exclusive flavours. Packed in boxes elevated with a touch of modern Peranakan colours and elements, the debuting Hotel Indigo’s Treasured set presents a scrumptious blend that includes the exclusive Yam with Diced Salted Egg Yolks and Orange Lotus Paste with Apricot and Cashew Nuts flavours. Perfect for fans of classic treats, the Hotel Indigo’s Classics set includes low-sugar variations of White Lotus Paste mooncakes for guilt-free indulgence.
Putting up a dazzling showcase of innovation on traditional flavours this year, InterContinental Singapore unveils four limited-edition handcrafted baked mooncakes alongside their acclaimed signatures and tea-infused snow skin mooncakes. Accompanied by a charming ivory tea set, the new Black Sesame, Sakura Shrimp, Pineapple Matcha, and Oolong Cashew flavours are set to impress at any gathering. For a special snow skin offering, go for the InterContinental Negroni Truffle Snow Skin Mooncake, a decadent combination of premium white lotus seed paste and Negroni truffle centre. Perennial stars include their snow skin Signature Tea Treasures, which feature delicate tea profiles with sweet truffle centres, including the Lychee Oolong, Passionfruit Earl Grey, and Sea Salt Caramel Rose.
Create a dazzling experience for friends and family with JEN Singapore Orchardgateway by Shangri-La’s limited-edition Mooncake Gift Set this festive season. Featuring a medley of handcrafted mooncakes in flavours such as Reduced Sugar White Lotus Salted Egg Yolk, Maple Nut & Black Sesame with Truffle, and Red Dates & Goji Berries, the set also comes with a tin of custom-blended Honeyed Hojicha Tea by Pryce Tea, double-walled tea glasses, a Galaxy Projector, and a customised Spotify playlist to complete the celestial experience.
Celebrating togetherness this season with masterful craftsmanship, the newly opened JU Signatures presents Executive Chef Wong Kok Shyong’s famous Flaky Teochew Orh Nee Mooncakes. Deftly handcrafted using specially handpicked premium ingredients, every Flaky Teochew Orh Nee mooncake is painstakingly shaped and moulded by hand, featuring an array of unforgettable natural flavours with the likes of their Flaky Teochew Pumpkin Orh Nee and Flaky Matcha Mochi Lava Orh Nee. Also on the menu this year are traditional favourites like their Pure White Lotus Paste baked mooncakes and exciting snow skin varieties, including the must-have Champagne Truffle Mini Snowskin and decadent Dark Chocolate Truffle Mini Snowskin.
Welcoming the festivities this year at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is an exquisite handcrafted range of traditional baked mooncakes and an all-truffle line-up of fluorescent mini snow skin mooncakes. Highlighting their Mid-Autumn Extraordinaire are artfully designed gift boxes that brilliantly transform into designer tea stands and functional mooncake trays, packing amazing flavours such as baked mainstays like the returning Single Yolk Lychee Lotus Paste and Double Yolk White Lotus Paste, and truffle snow skin flavours with new additions like Lemon Truffle with Green Tea Lotus and Black Tea Truffle with Pu-Er Lotus, alongside their bestselling Mao Shan Wang Durian Mini Snowskin Mooncake.
Unveiling a brand new experience this Mid-Autumn Festival, Mdm Ling Bakery teams up with Hasbro to release the world’s first-ever MONOPOLY Mooncake Street Smart Edition. No stranger to the mooncake and game board scene, the homegrown brand brings the classic game into the delicious and communal traditions of Mid-Autumn with the MONOPOLY x Mdm Ling Bakery set, featuring an exciting selection of four mooncake series – the LAVALICIOUS! Signature Series, DESSERTLICIOUS! Nostalgic Series, YUMMYLICIOUS! Cookie-Inspired Series, and LUSCIOUS! Traditional Classic Series.
Known for their novel yet immaculate creations made with only the finest ingredients, Old Seng Choong welcomes this Mid-Autumn Festival with an exceptional selection of classic and contemporary mooncake creations. Boasting generous amounts of low-sugar unbleached lotus paste and their signature thin golden-brown pastry, their Four Heavenly Kings set features the new White Lotus Paste with Olive Kernel and Taro with Pumpkin flavours. Also included are returning favourites like the White Lotus Paste with Yolk Blend and unforgettable Black Truffle Red Lotus Paste with Bakwa. Another new flavour this year is the limited-edition Liu Ren (Mixed Nuts with Olive Kernel).
Bask in the vibrance of tropical flavours this Mid-Autumn season with ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove’s showcase of creatively delicious mooncakes. Their charming hand-wrapped snow skin mooncakes boast sharp and fruity tones from flavours such as Strawberry Mascarpone, Gula Melaka Lava, Japanese Yuzu, and premium Mao Shan Wang. For fans of classic tastes, their quality traditional mooncakes feature low sugar White Lotus flavours with both single and double yolks, alongside the all-new, stunningly novel Mung Bean Pecan Pistachio and Assam Tea with Longan flavours.
Renowned for serving up an array of exquisite pastries, desserts, and beloved baked treats, PAUL joins in the Mid-Autumn festivities this year with their own collection of unique moon tarts – a charming tribute to the season’s tradition in the best way they know. A culmination of finesse and passion, the festive assortment features French entremet in buttery sable tart shells with both best-selling and brand new flavours, including the refreshingly floral Fit To The Tea with black tea mousse, yuzu jam on chocolate, and almond cream, the moreish chestnut-coconut mix in “Nuts” Over Coconuts, a sensational Chocolate Caramel Fantasy, and festive Berry Delight, with redcurrant jam and yoghurt mousse on a vanilla sugar tart.
Embark on an enchanting journey this Mid-Autumn Festival with Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant’s heartwarming selection of baked and snow skin mooncakes. Famed for their use of traditional methods, every Peach Garden mooncake is meticulously handcrafted using premium ingredients. On top of perennial favourites like the Deluxe Assorted Nuts and Kam Hua Ham Mooncake, Signature Golden Lotus Mooncake with One Yolk, and Signature Mini White Lotus Snowskin Mooncake with Macadamia Nuts, this year sees the debut of their Premium Collagen Yuzu Lemon Mooncake, Premium Mini Collagen Yuzu Snowskin Mooncake with Lemon Truffle, and Mini White Lotus Snowskin Mooncake with Lychee Martini Truffle.
Coming together again for another year of heartwarming Mid-Autumn goodness, Sunday Folks and Bynd Artisan are bringing back their beloved bunny-shaped mooncake, but with a new look and taste. Featuring a baked version of the mooncake this year, it contains the same exquisite shiro-an (white bean) filling with yuzu zest, but gets a modern style upgrade with its bamboo and vegan-leather basket and dustbag – meaningfully and aptly dubbed the Tùgether Again Mooncake Basket.
Bringing a new experience of Mid-Autumn festivities with their Mid-Autumn 2.0 collection, SunnyHills melds modernity with tradition as they present exciting and delicious fruit-based mooncakes that everyone can enjoy without guilt and calorie-worries. Among their must-try highlights are Taiwan’s top-selling Pineapple Custard Mooncake and the all-new Kougyoku Apple Mooncake. For fans of snow skin mooncakes and durian, go for their creamy, all-natural Açaí Snowskin Mao Shan Wang Durian Mooncake and delicately rich Coconut Snowskin D24 Mooncake.
Taking inspiration from the hotel’s signature brews, The Clan Hotel presents an exquisite collection of classic baked mooncakes to celebrate Mid-Autumn this year. Crafted with ingredients of the highest quality, be captivated by the aromatic Nanyang Ritual Oolong and The Ritual Osmanthus, meticulously infused with premium Oolong and Osmanthus – a nod to the hotel’s special Lotus & Osmanthus tea blend. For fans of classic flavours, go for their equally exquisite Traditional White Lotus Paste and Traditional White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk.
Well-known for their refined Asian tastes and experiences, The Peninsula has been reinventing tradition with their unique contemporary twists. Amongst their most famous creations is the now-iconic Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes, one of the region’s most sought-after Mid-Autumn treats. Adding three new flavours to their line-up this year, there’s the fragrant Egg Custard with Peninsula Blend Tea Mooncake, as well as the rich Sesame and Mung Bean Paste Mooncake, and refreshing Salty Lemon with White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake, both inspired by traditional Cantonese flavours.
Adding their own touch of culture and heritage, homegrown pastry brand Thye Moh Chan presents an inimitable collection of traditional Teochew mooncakes for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival. Made using authentic recipes dating back to the 1940s, and diligently perfected over time, their handcrafted offerings transcend age and generation. Preserving the art of freshly-made Teochew confectionery, look out for bestsellers like Salty Tau Sar with Salted Egg Yolk, Sweet Tau Sar with Melon Seeds, the savoury-spicy Yuan Yang with Salted Egg Yolk, indulgent Teochew Double Delight, limited-time Mao Shan Wang Durian, and iconic Traditional Teochew Mooncake.
Rekindle treasured moments over Mid-Autumn celebrations with a decadent array of classic and contemporary offerings from Carlton Hotel Singapore’s Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant. Presented with a new, stylish trapezium box showcasing hologram floral motifs, try their new Mini Sakura Milk Tea Snowskin flavour this year, or enjoy perennial favourites such as the Mini Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin, Mini Green Tea, Yuzu, Plum Snowskin, White Lotus Paste baked series with low-sugar options, and their unique, bestselling Mini Walnut Moontarts with Yolk.
Bond with your loved ones this Mid-Autumn Festival over Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s delicately handcrafted medley of premium baked and snow skin mooncakes. Unveiling five new bold and refreshingly fruity flavours this season, go for the luxurious Golden Black Truffle with Jamon Iberico Ham & Single Yolk and Imperial “Long Jing” Tea with Pumpkin Seeds baked mooncakes, enjoy snow skin selections such as the Tropical Soursop Vanilla Snowskin and Peach Passionfruit Truffle Blueberry Snowskin, or indulge in show-stopping favourites like their Superior Rose Bird’s Nest with Golden Custard Paste Snowskin and Pure Mao Shan Wang Premium Grade Durian Snowskin. Equally luxurious is this year’s limited-edition gold dresser-style Premium Gift Set.
Welcoming the return of their signature mooncakes, Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant presents the popular Teochew Yam Paste with Single Yolk and Mini Baked Egg Custard with Half Yolk mooncakes alongside vibrant new mini snow skin flavours, including the Rum & Raisin Praline Mini Snowskin, Lychee Martini Praline Mini Snowskin, and Soursop Paste with Dragon Fruit Mini Snowskin. Packaged in an elegantly symbolic box, fans can also look forward to their perennial bestsellers, like the Low Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk Baked Mooncake and iconic Peranakan Durian Mini Snowskin Mooncake with its beautiful purple-blue hue.
Celebrating time-honoured traditions and the communal spirit of Mid-Autumn Festival, Yàn presents an enticing collection of five signature baked treats and a special snow skin creation. Not to be missed at any Mid-Autumn occasion, their classic Baked White Lotus mooncakes are available with both single or double salted egg yolk options. For a different palate, their classic is also available with macadamia nuts. Go for their Thousand Layer Yam mooncakes to taste Yàn’s most popular mainstays, or indulge in the irresistible Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake.