From pu’er with mochi to green apple with soju truffle and more
From pu’er with mochi to green apple with soju truffle and more
- By SG Staff
- | Aug 30, 2021
You can never go wrong with traditional baked mooncakes boasting white lotus seed paste every Mid-Autumn Festival. But if you are looking for something a little different to spice up your 2021 celebrations, then you're in for a real treat this year. Just take a look at some of the most innovative and unique creations doled out by restaurants and hotels this year.
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From delectable traditional mooncakes to exquisite snowskin treats, premium confectionery shop Ding Bakery has got it all. For the quintessential Mid-Autumn delights, impress your loved ones with the Signature White Lotus Double Yolk Mooncake or the Premium Pandan Jade Lotus Double Yolk Mooncake. As for tantalising new flavours, go with the Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin mooncake, Exotic Passionfruit and Mango Snowskin mooncake and more.
All made with the finest ingredients, Ding Bakery’s goodies are lower in sugar and better in taste. In fact, these handcrafted treats come packed in some of the most gorgeous packagings we’ve seen thus far. Simply head over to their website to order; free delivery applies for purchases above $100.
You will be over the moon indulging in Baker’s Brew’s perennial delights, as flavours of classic Chinese teas (as well as the time-honoured white lotus seed paste) shine in its 2021 menu. Freshly baked and low in sugar, the White Lotus Single Yolk will entice both the young and old, while the fragrant Oolong Osmanthus with Wolfberry (Single Yolk) easily marries the aroma of roasted Oolong tea with a savoury yolk and wolfberries.
Durian lovers, look no further than Enjoy Eating House’s delectable homemade Mao Shan Wang durian snowskin mooncakes this Mid-Autumn season. Made with carefully selected MSW durians, savour the robust and rich flavours of durian when you bite into each and every mooncake. Don’t expect fancy boxes, just pure durian ecstasy.
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Goodwood Park Hotel celebrates the mooncake season with a splendid repertoire of new creations, all handmade without the use of preservatives. The 2021 collection includes the new Tropicana snowskin mooncake featuring a refreshing combination of coconut and passion fruit puree studded with dulcet morsels of pineapple cubes and coconut flakes. The sweet tangy filling is enveloped within an eye-catching variegated snowskin of orange and white. Add to cart a pair of baked pastries that’s almost too cute to eat. The adorable Chicky Duo are deftly handcrafted snacks shaped into adorable chicks by the dim sum chefs from Min Jiang. Enrobed in light buttery pastry skin, the baked treats are each filled with white lotus paste and enriched with a quarter of golden salted egg yolk.
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Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium may be bringing back old favourites this season, but the hotel’s Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant is offering new flavours to excite our palate too. So besides the bestselling Peranakan Durian Mini Snowskin Mooncake and Low Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Baked Mooncake with Double Yolk, also try the Sea Salt Caramel Praline Mini Snowskin Mooncake and Green Tea Paste with Chrysanthemum Praline Mini Snowskin Mooncake to perk up your tea break.
Some of the most decadent mooncake offerings await with JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach. All-new creations include the aromatic Green Apple with Soju Truffle, while a returning crowd pleaser is the Baked Blueberry Paste with Chia Seeds even the most health conscious individuals would approve.
This year, Pan Pacific Singapore’s award-winning restaurant Hai Tien Lo is delighting us all with a line-up of low sugar, handcrafted traditional bakes including the highlight Pu Er Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake. This new option readily blends the earthy notes of pu'er tea with the fragrance of lotus paste to create a new flavour profile for the perennial confection. Prefer snowskin mooncakes? Just go with the fan favourite Mao Shan Wang Durian or returning Matcha Black Sesame.
Best enjoyed alongside a piping hot cuppa, Parkroyal Collection Pickering, Singapore’s 2021 line-up of mooncakes presents traditional flavours with a modern twist. Just think Pu’er with Mochi, Lychee with Wolfberries and even the signature Charcoal Black Sesame Paste with Melon Seeds and Gold Dust. And these are all packed in an elegant two-tiered mooncake box, complete with a built-in bluetooth speaker and gorgeous floral designs—a showstopping gift set for sure.
Regent Singapore’s got some of the most unique creations this Mid-Autumn Festival, and that’s saying a lot. Taste the entire range when you select Regent’s Snowskin Collection; that includes Basilico’s new, zesty Amalfi Limoncello & Basil mini mooncake and Summer Palace’s Goji Berries with Osmanthus & Dried Strawberries flavour.
You can now get your hands on bite-sized, Halal-certified mooncakes this Mid-Autumn Festival, as popular JB confectionary brand Season is offering exclusive treats with islandwide delivery. Just choose the Mini Series Box Sets such as the Mini Assorted Lotus Paste boasting flavours like Mini Red Bean and Mini Golden Jade (Pandan). There’s also the Mini Combo Lotus Paste with Yolk, where each mini mooncake comes with a single yolk, embossed with traditional blossoms. Both are available at extremely wallet-friendly prices of $18.80 and $19.80 respectively.
The award-winning culinary team at Michelin-starred Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro pays homage to the flavours of autumn and Japanese culture with the new Japanese Pumpkin and Sakura Petals with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste mooncake. Each bite is all pleasure and less guilt where Japanese pumpkin is embedded with a fragrant smattering of sakura petals alongside reduced sugar white lotus paste for a delicate and nuanced flavour.
Elegantly tucked into an imperial red and blue regal floral bag—complete with bamboo handle—are Si Chuan Dou Hua's 2021 mooncakes. Among the classic White Lotus Single and Double is the new Lychee Paste with Rose that has gentle floral notes accompanied by the sweet scent of fresh lychees. What’s even better is that the entire collection is lower in sugar, as compared to the typical mooncakes.
The most regal collection of mooncakes this year have been crafted by The St. Regis Singapore’s Chinese restaurant, Yan Ting. Think mainstays like the Black & White Sesame Paste with Salted Peanut Truffle, alongside lavish options like the new Royal Milk Tea with Gula Melaka Truffle. Though decadent, these eats aren’t overly sweet—a plus in our books.