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 10 of the best places to find authentic mooncakes in Singapore.
This hotel is celebrating tradition with some Mid-Autumn Treasures. Particularly, the Jade Signature Mooncake Collection 2022 offers 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 mixed nuts and satay sauce, pandan coconut with chendol, to name a few.
📍1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
The world’s first Harry Potter-themed collection of mooncakes is available at one of the best chocolate shops. It consists of authentic mooncakes in either a Harry Potter Mooncake Chest or Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Chest with Hogwarts House plates. Each house has its own unique flavour such as Gryffindor with Red Yam Lotus Single Yolk. Pre-order a collection on the Awfully Chocolate website.
3. 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. Visit their pop-up booth from August 4 to September 10 at Orchard Takashimaya.
📍Online or Orchard, Singapore
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. Currently, you can order a box of four different flavours for just $128.80. Purchase one here.
📍110 Lor 23 Geylang, #07-10, Singapore 388410o
This eggless cake maker is a No.1 Durian brand since its inception in 1992. Therefore, they are no strangers to crafting mouthwatering and diverse mooncakes. Indulge on colourful D24 Durian Mooncakes or Mao Shan Wang Mooncakes with a variety of fillings. Highlights include fruits, mango, creamy white chocolate, to name a few.
6. Ding Bakery
This award-winning bakery serves the most delicious traditionally-baked mooncakes in Singapore. Their famous snowskin recipe has a range of flavours. For instance, French earl grey lavender, tiramisu and Korean yuzu are serious crowd-pleasers for 2022. Be sure to order fast as earliest delivery date is the end of August at present.
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. Otherwise, wait for these mooncakes to be available at pop-up locations across Singapore from August.
These guys are known for unveiling exclusive collections of award-winning handmade snowskin and baked mooncakes. Taste unique flavours of Japan with the likes of Sakura Cherry Blossom Lychee, Teochew Flaky Taro Yam Lotus and Traditional Ultimum Wine. Plus, each mooncake is made with low sugar so you don’t need to feel guilty about extra calories.
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 Red Lotus Pasta with Bakwa and Taro and Pumpkin which come in elegant boxes.
📍Online or 6, 01-48 Eu Tong Sen St, Singapore 059817
10. Janice Wong X Roku Gin
Janice Wong And Roku Gin have teamed up to offer authentic snow skin mooncakes for the 2022 Mid-Autumn Festival. Read about them here.