The annual Mid-Autumn Festival only means one thing for some – indulging on scrumptious mooncakes in Singapore. The Chinese delicacy has evolved through the years with bakeries experimenting and adding their own creativity. From snowskin to durian, fillings like passionfruit, and luxurious themed collections…Singapore has it all. Here’s 13 of the best places to find authentic mooncakes in Singapore this season.
First launched in 2018, this husband-wife home bakery business is one of the best places to get mooncakes in Singapore this year. Indulge on colourful, innovative mooncakes, decked out in rainbows and animated characters, for a playful twist. These 100% handcrafted goodies are made vegan-friendly and halal-certified. Definitely, the perfect dessert with children this mooncake season. Order via WhatsApp.
This award-winning Chinese Cantonese restaurant inside PARKROYAL Collection Marina Bay is also hiding two collections with unique mooncakes. Savour four exquisite handcrafted delicacies, bursting with rich flavours, from either the limited-edition Moonlit Pavilion collection crafted by Chef Edward Chong, or go for the Celestial Chest – which is slightly cheaper but still as delicious. Order on the website.
📍6 Raffles Blvd, Level 5 PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore 039594
Be treated to artfully reimaged mooncakes from this Japanese bakery helmed by Chef Makoto Arami. The European-style puff pastries include exquisite flavours like cripsy Japanese Kagoshima Sweet Potato and Black Sesame, or Japanese Ehime Chestnut and Black Truffle with creamy almond, truffle, and Japanese chestnut paste filling, finished with sliced black truffle and edible gold flakes. Truly, you won’t taste any other mooncakes like these ones. Order for collection or delivery before September 29 on the e-shop.
📍29 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228224
Experience pure decadence at Raffles Hotel with a selection of snow skin and baked mooncakes. Particularly, their newest delights include Sakura & Raspberry Truffle Snow Skin Mooncake, inspired by the Sakura Sling, and Yam & Coconut Rum Truffle Snow Skin Mooncake – which are unmissable for foodies. Otherwise, there are plenty of traditional flavours intertwining fruits, nuts, and sweet flavours. Reserve online before September 19 to avoid disappointment.
📍1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673
5. Bread Garden
Fall into mooncake heaven at this Chinese bakery which is particularly famous for its Chinese goodies. With dozens of unique flavours, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Opt to purchase one for yourself or a whole box of up to six mooncakes. Our favourites include Nutty Sesame, Red Bean, Green Tea Lotus and Coco Divine, to name a few. See the full list via Bread Garden.
📍283 Bukit Batok East Ave 3, #01-257 East Point, Singapore 650283
Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 with artisanal mooncakes from The Fullerton Hotel. There are new exotic flavours and returning classics crafted with reduced sugar to try until September 29. Mid-Autumn Treasures offers the Jade Signature Mooncake Collection with exquisite flavours such as pistachio and chestnut, black sesame with Hokkaido milk ginger, reduced sugar snowskin mooncakes and more. Otherwise, The Clifford Pier Mooncake TingKat has four exotic flavours including a unique Cantonese-inspired mixed nuts and satay sauce, pandan coconut with chendol, to name a few. The mooncakes are presented in curated gift sets and signature boxes so it’s superb for a group to enjoy together.
📍1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Chocolate lovers will go wild over the Classic Baked Mooncakes or Truffle Chocolate Mooncakes 2023 collections which both come in an elegantly designed wooden chest, alongside customised classic golden fork and knives. Sink your teeth into a box of eight chocolatey mooncakes, from Salted Caramel to Almond Crisp, or four classic baked like Praline or Double Yolk, to name a few. Pre-order on the Awfully Chocolate website.
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8. Ding Bakery
This award-winning bakery offer generation-old traditional mooncakes bought by more than 53,000 people to date. Opt for the finest bittersweet and complex Black Gold Mao Shan Wang Mooncakes. The surface is hand-painted with a touch of gold packed with 720g of authentic handmade MSW filling. Otherwise, send your taste buds on an adventure with four new tantalising snowskin flavours. These are creamy Fuerte Avocado, Thai Young Coconut, Kyoto Hojicha, and Piedmont Hazelnut. Order via Ding.
9. Janice Wong
Janice Wong is known for teaming up with different brands to offer the most authentic snow skin mooncakes each Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, Wong is offering three diverse collections which include Chocolate Mooncakes, Floral Snowskin Mooncakes, and Baked Mooncakes. Each mooncake is carefully presented with its theme in mind. For instance, the Floral Snowskin Mooncake is served in a pastel palette, with flavours like Rose with actual petals folded in, an oriental-forward Osmanthus Figs, Jasmine tea-infused filling and Lavender Apricot. Definitely, the ultimate indulgence this Mid-Autumn season. Place your order via Janice Wong.
10. Zhen Wei
Mooncake lovers can indulge on hot and flaky Teochew mooncakes that resemble a pastry. The family recipe is preserved through generations offering flavours like yam, yam sesame, pumpkin and more. Order via the online form with orders within one to two days until September 29. Surely, these are some of the most unique mooncakes in Singapore.
11. Golden Moments
This 5-star reviewed dessert restaurant is another place offering unique mooncakes this season. Think Signature Mao Shan Wang Snowskin and Durian Snowskin options like lava custard, lychee martini, docello hazelnut and more. Purchase one here and you can even get them in 90 minutes.
📍110 Lor 23 Geylang, #07-10, Singapore 388410o
12. Scoopz Singapore
For a one-of-a-kind experience, preorder the Vegetarian Mooncakes or low-sugar indulging Ice Cream Mooncakes from this place. Flavours include lava black sesame, cranberry dragon fruit, white lotus, to name a few. Definitely, some of the most unique on our list. Place your order on Scoopz.
13. Old Seng Choong
Renowned baker Daniel Tay is known for his iconic cookies while he yearly dishes out irresistible aristocratic premium mooncakes. These inventive mooncakes with a twist include the likes of Black Truffle Bak Kwa, Yam with Olive, or go for the Four Heavenly Kings Box with a few flavours. Definitely, some of the best mooncakes in Singapore for 2023.
📍Online or 6, 01-48 Eu Tong Sen St, Singapore 059817
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