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The best mooncakes in Singapore for Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

As the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, a cherished tradition comes alive in Singapore. Rooted in history and cultural significance, this festive celebration gathers families and friends to honour the allure of the full moon and relish the delightful flavours of mooncakes. Amidst lantern-lit nights and joyous laughter, the festival weaves a tapestry of heritage, unity, and shared moments. Join us as we embark on a delightful journey through the world of mooncakes, exploring the diverse offerings across Singapore. From traditional favourites to innovative creations, this article uncovers the flavours and stories behind each delectable treat, giving you a glimpse into the heart of the festival in Singapore’s culinary landscape.

Baker’s Brew brings innovation and tradition together this Mid-Autumn Festival with an enticing range of mooncakes. From timeless baked mooncakes crafted without preservatives and with low sugar content to the modern Rosé Chloe Collection presented in a chic tweed bag, it caters to diverse tastes. The traditional lineup boasts flavours like Yam Single Yolk, Gula Melaka with Desiccated Coconut, Charcoal Black Sesame, and the classic Traditional Single Yolk. Elevating the experience is the Rosé Chloe Collection, each piece elegantly packaged. Available in Assorted and Traditional Sets, these mooncakes can be purchased online or at retail stores, embodying the essence of the festival.

This year’s Mid-Autumn celebration brings the enchanting Tùgether In Harmony Mooncake Basket, a cherished collaboration between Bynd Artisan and Sunday Folks, featuring adorable bunny-shaped Yuzu Custard and Lava Custard mooncakes. Presented in an exquisite set of six individually boxed mooncakes within Bynd Artisan’s woven basket, accompanied by The Letter J Supply’s art prints-adorned nylon dustbag, this offering embodies the spirit of togetherness. Enjoy up to 25% early bird discount and an extra 10% off with OCBC credit or debit card (online exclusive, exclusions apply) for orders by Aug 15, with collection/delivery available from Aug 25 to Sep 29.

This season, relish Oriental Beauty tea’s honeyed sweetness and red dates’ fruity essence in baked and snowskin mooncakes from Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. The debut Low Sugar Chestnut with Cashew Nuts and Truffle offers nutty delight with chestnut, truffle, and cashew nut filling. The Lemongrass Lotus with Ginger snowskin mooncake combines Peranakan heritage with citrusy flavours. New Lychee Pineapple with Pine Nuts snowskin mooncake adds tropical flair. Ideal for gifting, these traditional and snowskin mooncakes come in sets of two or four, elegantly packaged in ivory, lilac, and red boxes adorned with Oriental floral motifs.

Indulge in a delightful selection of classic and contemporary mooncakes at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s Bespoke Mooncake Collection. Available in nine flavours, including new snowskin variations inspired by traditional desserts, these handcrafted mooncakes are the perfect way to celebrate the mid-autumn festival. Presented in limited-edition trinket gift boxes adorned with laser-cut orchid motifs and airplane drawer pulls, these boxes can be repurposed as trinket holders. The snowskin selection features flavours like Pulut Hitam, Teochew Orh Nee, Black Sesame Paste, and Ondeh Ondeh. Additionally, the collection includes baked mooncakes like Gula Melaka Walnut Latte, Low Sugar White Lotus Paste with Macadamia Nuts, White Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, and White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk. Enjoy early bird discounts and credit card promotions when ordering online. Don’t miss out on these exquisite mooncakes, available for order until Sep 26.

Celebrate the enchanting Mid-Autumn Festival at Pan Pacific Singapore and immerse yourself in a delightful array of mooncakes crafted by the award-winning Hai Tien Lo. Presented in elegant red or gold boxes adorned with the signature cloud-like motif, these mooncakes offer a perfect blend of timeless classics and novel creations. Indulge in luxury with the limited edition Four Treasures Baked Mooncakes Premium Gift Set, accompanied by a teapot set or a bottle of exquisite Taittinger Brut Réserve Champagne, making it an ideal gift for loved ones and business associates. Explore the culinary craftsmanship with Hai Tien Lo’s delicate masterpiece, the No. 1 Tea Baked Mooncake, blending East and West flavours for a captivating experience. Other baked mooncake options include Black Sesame, Single Yolk White Lotus Paste, and Double Yolk White Lotus Paste. Hai Tien Lo also introduces four new tantalizing snowskin flavours this year. Order online from now to Sep 29.

Chef Wong Kok Shyong’s culinary creations are a testament to his unwavering passion and unparalleled craftsmanship. Each masterpiece is a result of his meticulous dedication to using the finest handpicked ingredients.  Packaged in opulent red gift boxes adorned with gold accents, they are the ultimate Mid-Autumn gift. Indulge in Teochew Orh Nee Mooncakes, where tradition meets innovation, blending velvety orh nee filling with delicate pastry. Immerse yourself in snowskin delights like Champagne Truffle and Dark Chocolate Truffle. Explore traditional Cantonese favourites like Pure White Lotus Paste with various seeds and yolks. Discover the Heavenly Four Fruit Snowskin Mooncake, an enchanting fusion of tradition and fruit-infused innovation.

La Levain’s mooncakes are a celebration of culinary excellence and craftsmanship. From the Liqueur Infused Truffle Centre Snowskin Mooncakes to the timeless Traditional Teochew Spiral Flaky Layer Mooncakes, each creation is meticulously crafted in Chef Wythe’s kitchen, reflecting his unwavering commitment to perfection. The Teochew mooncakes boast intricate layers and fillings that require immense dedication and skill. These hand-formed treasures are not only delectable but also a labour of love, showcasing the artistry behind them. Inclusivity is embraced, with all mooncakes being vegetarian-friendly, ensuring everyone can indulge in the celestial festivities. Early bird discount offer 30% off for the Liqueur Infused Truffle Centre Snowskin Mooncakes with premium liqueurs and Valrhona chocolates. 

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in style at Man Fu Yuan, InterContinental Singapore. Indulge in a variety of exquisite mooncake flavours and classic favourites. The mooncakes come in a sleek scarlet-red leatherette box with detachable straps, designed for repurposing as a chic vanity case or storage box. New flavours include the exclusive snow skin mooncakes: Blossom and Brew, featuring delicate floral profiles paired with chocolate truffle centers. Don’t miss the limited edition InterContinental Negroni Lychee Chocolate Truffle Snow Skin Mooncake, a luxurious blend of white lotus seed paste and Negroni truffle. Classic favourites like White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk and Red Lotus Seed Paste with Single Yolk are also available. Treat yourself or gift your loved ones with the Premium Assorted Baked Mooncakes selection, accompanied by the exclusive Golden Imperial Pearl Tea. Enjoy exclusive online and credit card privileges when ordering online. Walk-in purchases are available at Man Fu Yuan Shoppe from Aug 7 to Sep 29.

Immerse in the spirit of Mid-Autumn with Mdm Ling Bakery’s exquisite offerings. Lantern-inspired bags in Moon Yellow and Minty Rose fuse elegance with practicality. Tote of Harmony and Tote of Wealth enhance festive looks while securing mooncakes. Honeysuckle-adorned square tins make heartwarming gifts. Engage in fun with Monopoly Mooncake Street Smart Edition. From Signature Assorted Baked Skin Mooncakes to Fruity Truffle Snowskin Mooncakes, flavours delight. Tradition thrives with Traditional Baked Mooncakes, Flaky Teochew Orh Nee, and Kueh Lapis Mooncakes. Celebrate Mid-Autumn with Mdm Ling Bakery’s creations.

Established in 2016 to honour Seng Choong Confectionery, Old Seng Choong is a symbol of timeless pastries, now synonymous with celebrations. With the Mid-Autumn Festival approaching, their 2023 celebration introduces innovative flavours like Yam with Olive Kernel and Pandan Pulut Hitam, alongside classics such as White Lotus with Yolk Blend. Each creation, including the luxurious Black Truffle Bak Kwa, reflects tradition with a modern touch by Chef Daniel Tay. Encased in a beautifully designed red and gold box, perfect for gifting, order yours now to enjoy 20% off until Sep 7, inviting all to share in the joy of this Chinese tradition.

Get ready to twirl into a world of delectable delights as PAUL introduces their latest mini snowskin mooncakes. From the enchanting Mango Magic to the decadent Chocolate Checkmate, each mooncake promises a unique experience. The Pistachio Paradise boasts a velvety snowskin, encasing a rich pistachio center that strikes a harmonious balance between sweetness and earthiness. Meanwhile, the Peanut Butter Snow offers a delightful twist, combining savoury peanut butter and delicate lotus paste in a snowskin wrap. For a limited time, revel in the tropical paradise of Mango Magic’s mango-infused mousse. Also, don’t miss the exclusive offer on eight mini Mao Shan Wang durian mooncakes. Pre-order now to enjoy 20% off and get set for a mooncake feast like no other. 

Indulge in an exquisite Mid-Autumn experience with Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant. Renowned for crafting mooncakes with unparalleled dedication, their handcrafted treasures embody tradition and taste. Meticulously made without preservatives, their mooncakes are a blend of heritage and health. The Immunity Boosting Orange Mooncake invigorates with Vitamin C and antioxidants. Explore the Mini White Lotus Snowskin Mooncake for a burst of champagne truffle delight. Elevate gifting with their visually captivating mooncake boxes, including the Limited Edition Wireless Charger and Special Edition Carousel Lantern. Don’t miss discounts up to 25% off till Sep 29. Celebrate the season with Peach Garden’s impeccable flavours and innovation.

PrimaDéli celebrates Mid-Autumn with an array of less-sugar snowskin and baked mooncakes. New mini snowskin additions include Matcha Red Bean, Raspberry Cheese, and Yuan Yang. These join favourites like Ondeh Ondeh, Durian King, and more, now with less sugar but the same exquisite taste. Traditional baked mooncakes return with Low-sugar Lotus Paste and choices of melon seeds or salted egg yolks. The Moon Rabbit Cake, a truffle chocolate cream-filled delight, encapsulates the festive spirit. Enjoy these treats individually or with the Heavenly Mini Gift Set. PrimaDéli caters to tradition and innovation, uniting flavours to enrich the Mid-Autumn celebration.

Cheers and FairPrice Xpress bring back Sanrio-themed mooncakes featuring Hello Kitty and My Melody. Each set includes a character-themed cooler bag, available at selected stores from now to Sep 29. The Hello Kitty set offers Classic White Lotus, Pandan Lotus mooncakes, Coffee Lotus Hazelnut Caramel Lava, and Velvet Lotus Strawberry Lava. My Melody set introduces Chocolate Lotus Oreo Hazelnut Lava, Matcha Lotus Adzuki Lava, all with a My Melody cooler bag. Sets are S$98 each. Esso Smiles members can redeem with points. OCBC cardholders and Esso Smiles members enjoy exclusive deals.

In celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, renowned Michelin-starred establishment Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro pays tribute to the essence of togetherness with a range of exquisite mooncake creations. Crafted with care and flair, these culinary delights encapsulate warmth, passion, and innovation. Available from Aug 1, the mooncakes are presented in intricately designed boxes, symbolizing the season’s beauty and perfect for sharing with family and friends. The packaging showcases a harmonious blend of autumnal flora and graceful cranes, evoking purity and elegance under the full moon’s glow. From the Shisen Hanten Luxury Collection’s array of signature mooncakes to the novel Charcoal Black Sesame Paste with Sakura Prawn, Pistachio, and Melon Seeds, each bite promises a sensory journey. A union of tradition and creativity, these mooncakes embody the spirit of unity and festivity.

Indulge in bite-sized bliss with the exquisite Mini Custard Lava Mooncake (迷你奶皇流沙月餅). Hurry, it’s a limited edition offer. Directly flown in from Hong Kong, their 8-piece mahjong mooncake sets bring authentic flavours to your celebrations. Experience the delectable sensation of smooth custard lava encased in a delicate mooncake. Act fast to enjoy the irresistible 20% early bird discount until Aug 31.  Elevate your gifting game with this heavenly delight at just $50 per box (for orders above 10 boxes), complete with complimentary delivery. Only 500 sets available, so secure yours now.

Elevate your festivities with SunnyHills Mid-Autumn 2.0, a fusion of modernity and tradition. SunnyHills rejuvenates these customs with contemporary flair, introducing four guilt-free, fruit-based mooncakes, each boasting up to 65% fewer calories than conventional choices. Among them, Taiwan’s beloved Pineapple Custard Mooncake  stands out, crafted from non-GM pineapples organically cultivated by Taiwanese family farms. The new Kougyoku Apple Mooncake, using Aomori Ken’s ruby red apples, marries natural tanginess with velvety sweet potato puree. Both treats bear intricately designed motifs, embodying blessings of prosperity and well-being. Experience guiltless indulgence and elegance, ensuring joyful mooncake moments for all.

Breaking away from the conventional baked mooncakes, Swensen’s introduces a delightful twist with their mochi-snowskin ice cream mooncakes. Continuously striving for excellence, Swensen’s dedicated a year to perfecting the mooncake skin, resulting in a remarkably velvety, tender, and elastic texture. This upgraded mochi-like exterior proudly showcases Swensen’s signature sundae glass emblem and envelops a lavish serving of your preferred ice cream flavour. The 2023 collection unveils five novel additions, featuring Mao Shan Wang, Strawberry, Ube, Genmaicha, and Lychee Rose. Alongside these fresh flavours, timeless favourites from previous years are set to make a highly anticipated return, promising an array of delectable choices to explore.

Renowned as one of Hong Kong’s historic bakeries, Tai Cheong Bakery is delighted to introduce their exquisite Mooncake Sets for the upcoming mooncake festival. Crafted with choice lotus seeds sourced from Hunan, these mooncakes offer refined lotus paste. The Opulent Mooncake Set includes flavours like Double Egg Yolk with White Lotus Seed Paste and Wu Ren. The Delightful set also features mini mooncakes with flavours such as Custard and Black Sesame Mochi. Available from Aug 16, with a 20% early bird discount until Aug 31.

A delicacy that has graced palates for three decades, these mooncakes boast a light, buttery crust enveloping a dense, flavourful filling, featuring the signature salted duck egg yolks. This year, The Peninsula proudly introduces two new flavours: Mini Chocolate Egg Custard Mooncakes and Mini Fruity Egg Custard Mooncakes, each adding a delightful twist to tradition. The mooncakes are available in 4 or 8 piece packaging, making them ideal for sharing with loved ones. Alongside these new creations, The Peninsula offers assorted gift boxes, the collection is available for purchase from Aug 8 to Sep 29 through various channels, including their official online store.

Elevate your family reunion with exquisite baked mooncakes from The Westin Singapore this mid-autumn. Available in two options with flavours like White Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk, Yam & Coconut Paste with Brown Sugar and Pandan Paste with diced Salted Egg Yolk & Custard Macadamia Nuts, each mooncake tells a unique story, capturing tradition or innovation perfectly. Packaged beautifully, they’re ideal cherished gifts and available for orders from now to Sep 29. Enjoy 20% off with early bird specials for selected credit cards until Aug 31.

As the much-awaited Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, the cherished heritage pastry shop is set to unveil its timeless array of traditional Teochew baked delights, which have brought joy to generations. From now to Sep 29, Thye Moh Chan, along with BreadTalk and Toast Box stores, will showcase not only beloved perennial treats but also two new captivating creations. In honour of its 80th anniversary, the shop presents the exquisite Jasmine with Salted Egg Yolk, a symphony of jasmine-tea infused mung bean paste, salted egg yolk, & melon seeds, alongside the distinctive Pistachio, skillfully blending pistachio, mung bean, and pumpkin seeds within a flaky Teochew pastry. Indulge in six signature flavours, including Mao Shan Wang Durian, and don’t miss the early bird offer of 10% off all mooncake sets until Sep 14.

Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant presents a tantalizing assortment of mooncakes, featuring both perennial classics and five new, richly fruity flavours. Debuting this year are delights such as Golden Black Truffle Baked Mooncakes with Dry-Aged Parma Ham, Pistachio & Single Yolk, Imperial “Long Jing” Tea with Walnuts Baked Mooncakes, Yuzu Honey with Peach Passionfruit Praline Snowskin Mooncakes, Blueberry with Maple Cream Cheese Praline Snowskin Mooncakes, and Irish Cream Latte with Baileys Praline Snowskin Mooncakes. Each creation showcases the culinary team’s artistry and promises to redefine the Mid-Autumn experience. To elevate the gifting experience, the limited-edition Premium Gift Set, comes with a bottle of Taittinger Brut Reserve Champagne. Pre-orders can be made now, use promo code <GET20OFF> to enjoy 20% off and additional 10% off when you opt for self collection. Valid from now until Aug 23.

Celebrate the essence of the Mid-Autumn Festival by indulging in Wu Pao Chun’s delectable, buttery flaky pastries. The captivating golden gift box, adorned with blossoming flowers, exudes a sense of sophistication, making it an ideal choice for thoughtful gifting. With enticing flavours like White Lotus Salted Egg and Yam Salted Egg, a box containing 6 pastries is attractively priced at $27, down from the usual $28.80. Don’t overlook their esteemed Champion Bread selection, showcasing the culinary prowess of Chef Wu with options such as Red Wine Longan and Lychee Rose Royale, each priced at $24.80. Seize this opportunity until Sep 30 at Capitol Singapore and Paragon outlets.

Experience the delightful flavours of Mid-Autumn at Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant in Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium. This year, they are introducing two new snowskin flavours: Cheesecake and Dirty Matcha Latte. The Mini Snowskin Cheesecake Mooncake combines smooth white lotus paste with a rich cream cheese praline, offering a festive treat with a modern twist for cheese lovers. For caffeine enthusiasts, the Dirty Matcha Latte Mini Snowskin Mooncake is a fusion of silky matcha lotus seed paste and café latte praline in a single bite. Xin Cuisine’s signature Teochew Yam Paste with Single Yolk Mooncake and Mini Baked Egg Custard with Yolk are back, featuring savoury smooth yam paste and golden flaky pastry with salted egg yolk, as well as creamy egg custard with salted egg yolk for a touch of richness. Bestselling options like Low Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Baked Mooncake with Double Yolk and Peranakan Durian Mini Snowskin Mooncake are also available. Enjoy up to 35% off for early bird orders placed before Aug 27.