Best Mooncakes in Singapore for Mid Autumn Festival 2021

Best Mooncakes in Singapore for Mid Autumn Festival 2021

From Ding Bakery to Raffles Hotel Mooncakes, here are the best mooncakes in Singapore to celebrate the Mid Autumn Festival 2021

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Mid Autumn Festival 2021 is fast approaching, and of course, we had to round up some of the best mooncakes in Singapore on offer this year. Whether you want to indulge in delectable traditional mooncakes or gift exquisite snowskin mooncakes to family, friends and associates, here’s a list that will delight!

From premium Mao Shan Wang durian mooncakes to chocolate-filled snowskin mooncakes, most of these offerings even come in gorgeous collectable boxes.

Ding Bakery Mooncakes

No Mid Autumn Festival is complete without the Ding Bakery experience. Lauded by top food bloggers to offer some of the best mooncakes in Singapore, Ding Bakery has gained popularity and received rave reviews from the locals.

Ding Bakery offers premium mooncakes ranging from signature traditional mooncakes to exquisite snowskin mooncakes. Using only premium ingredients and their award-winning recipe, all goodies are handmade and baked with love to ensure quality and taste that is seriously addictive; 100% natural ingredients, no preservatives are added. Freshly baked mooncakes are packed in elegant boxes with designs that are sure to impress - a perfect gift for family, friends, and business associates!

Choose from traditional mooncakes such as the Signature White Lotus with or without Yolk to tantalising and unique flavours such as Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncakes. These are lower in sugar and better in taste.

If you want a variety of different flavours, go for the Assortment of Premium Snowskin Mooncakes consisting of: Earthy and Creamy Culinary Grade Matcha Snowskin Mooncake, Sinful and Exquisite Pure Cacao Dark Chocolate Snowskin Mooncake, Succulent and Exotic Passionfruit and Mango Snowskin Mooncake, and Flawlessly Fresh Earliglow Strawberry Snowskin Mooncake. Comes in a designer box, served chilled.

Need something last minute? Ding Bakery offers 90-minute express delivery for S$24.90 per order. Free delivery for orders above S$85.

Raffles Hotel Mooncakes

Celebrate the traditions and delights of Mid Autumn Festival 2021 with Raffles Hotel’s legendary Mooncakes.

Prepared by their award-winning chefs, enjoy handcrafted favourites such as the signature Champagne Truffle Snowskin Mooncake filled with smooth white lotus paste, best complemented with a glass of the Raffles exclusive Billecart-Salmon Champagne Brut Réserve. Other perennial favourites are Earl Grey Tea and Pearl Snowskin Mooncakes as well as Yuzu and Osmanthus Truffle Snowskin Mooncakes.

Making a debut this Mid Autumn Festival is Da Li Rose and Strawberry Chocolate Snowskin Mooncake taking inspiration from the Chinese restaurant, yì by Jereme Leung’s signature Da Li Rose Petal Ice Cream. Also new is the Yunnan Dark Brown Sugar and Rum Truffle Snowskin Mooncake, perfect with a cup of Chinese tea.

Enjoy 15% off in-store purchases on all mooncake selections from 16 to 31 August 2021. Available for purchase till 21 September 2021.

TWG Tea Mooncakes

This one is truly Instagram worthy! TWG Tea unveils an exclusive pinwheel Rainbow snowskin mooncake with a Moon Dance Tea infused lime lotus paste sprinkled with golden chocolate pearls, and a white chocolate heart filled with lemon and lotus cream.

Celebrating the tradition of pairing mooncakes with teas, TWG Tea adds a modern interpretation to time-honoured mooncakes with a myriad of tea-infused traditional baked and snowskin mooncakes in eight novel flavours.

Another bright creation this Mid Autumn Festival is the Shanghai Ruby red snowskin mooncake, featuring a smooth white lotus and orange paste, infused with floral notes of Sweet France Tea which cradles a white chocolate heart filled with tangy raspberry purée. The TWG Tea eternal favourite Constellation baked mooncake infused with Singapore Breakfast Tea also features in the collection, with roasted melon seeds and an embedded salted egg yolk heart.

The Moon Dance Tea is an elegant black tea boasting a fragrant bouquet of orchard fruits and wild strawberry, and is accented by notes of rare sweet lime.

Enjoy an early bird discount with free delivery for orders of 6 boxes or more on TWGTea.com till 20 August 2021. Orders placed from 21 August 2021 will have the special option of allowing you to create your own bespoke mooncake music gift box with the flavours of your choice.

Marina Bay Sands Traditional Mooncakes

Led by executive pastry chef Antonio Benites, Marina Bay Sands celebrates Mid Autumn Festival 2021 with artisanal traditional mooncakes through three delicate flavours - Low Sugar Lotus Paste with Melon Seeds; Premium Pandan with Melon Seeds; and Yam and Lotus Paste with Salted Egg Yolk.

Marrying traditional Cantonese-style baking techniques with wellness ingredients such as manuka honey, nutrient-rich seeds, and house-made low-sugar paste, Chef Antonio and his team of 30 pastry chefs bake these mooncakes in small batches daily to ensure maximum freshness and quality. The mooncakes are made with no preservatives, are dairy-free, and contain nuts and eggs.

Thoughtfully crafted using all-natural, premium ingredients, each mooncake set consists of two elegant tea-infuser tumblers filled with eight mini baked mooncakes and two tins of TWG Imperial Pu-Erh tea leaves. The eco-friendly box also comes with a ribbon handle, which omits the use of any additional plastic carrier.

Priced at S$88 nett, available for pre-order online till 24 August 2021 for a 25% discount. From 25 August to 21 September, the mooncakes will be available for collection and in-store purchase at Origin + Bloom, located at Marina Bay Sands Hotel Lobby Tower 3.

GODIVA Chocolate Mooncakes

This Mid Autumn Festival, GODIVA presents a festive collection of seven gift boxes and one hamper that comes complete with a selection of limited-edition mooncakes and a mix of classic GODIVA signature chocolate pieces.

This year’s collection, developed by GODIVA’s innovative Chef Chocolatier Sébastien Bauer, includes two new tantalising mooncake flavours - Black Truffle Apricot Milk Chocolate and Lychee Oolong Tea White Chocolate; and four returning signature flavours - Matcha Kumquat White Chocolate, Raspberry and Rose Flavour White Chocolate, Ginger Mango Dark Chocolate, and Passion Fruit Hazelnut Milk Chocolate.

Enjoy an early bird 10% discount till 31 August 2021. Enjoy a 10% discount on two boxes from 1 to 21 September 2021. Available online and in-stores at all five boutiques.

Lady M Mooncakes

This Mid Autumn Festival, world-famous confectioners Lady M unveils its Celebration of Lights Gift Set (S$95) as this year’s limited-edition mooncake set.

Packaged in a whimsical custom-designed Ferris wheel box, the set includes six signature mooncakes in a rotation of reinterpreted familiar flavours. The two flavours on offer are - golden rich Custard Mooncakes and dense, cocoa-infused Chocolate Mooncakes. In a bid to stay authentic, these mooncakes have been designed in collaboration with KeeWah Bakery, a renowned Hong Kong-founded bakery that specialises in traditional Chinese treats.

The Custard Mooncake has a rich egg custard filling encased in a buttery, golden mooncake shell; while the Chocolate Mooncake fuses tradition with modernity with its silky chocolate custard outfitted in a chocolate-infused mooncake pastry.

Available from 17 August 2021 onwards across all Lady M boutiques in Singapore. Pre-orders for pickup and islandwide home deliveries can be made online.

The Durian Story Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncakes

Durian connoisseurs, satisfaction guaranteed! The Durian Story’s RAUB Snowskin Mooncake is generously filled with Mao Shan Wang durian flesh from RAUB, enveloped in a delectably soft, thin and smooth white snowskin. A heavenly rich and creamy treat to delight in this Mid Autumn Festival.

Quality is paramount at The Durian Story so these are probably one of the finest Mao Shan Wang mooncakes in the market. Plus, the snowskin mooncakes are preservative-free!

A box of four mooncakes is available at S$98. Enjoy an early bird promo of S$83 till 22 August 2021. Collection from 3 to 21 September only.Call/WhatsApp (+65) 8797 6699 for more information. For corporate purchases or bulk orders, email [email protected]

Aroma Truffle Musan King Durian Snowskin Mooncakes

Truffle and durian lovers, you might want to try these mooncakes. The homegrown brand behind Singapore’s popular truffle chips, Aroma Truffle, has launched Mid Autumn Festival special Black Winter Truffle Musang King Durian mooncakes.

These  24K gold-dusted treats are made from imported Italian Black Winter Truffles and Musang King durians sourced all the way from Raub, Pahang. The durian is so named because of its creamy flesh which tastes similar to mangoes and custards when ripe with a musky scent similar to an aromatic wood when unripe.

Aroma Truffle’s Black Winter Truffle Musang King Mooncake come in two different flavours. The black-coloured Onyx Truffle Snowskin Mooncake with charcoal skin made from real truffles. The elegant-looking Frosty Truffle Mooncake is filled with illustrious Pahang Musang King Durian flesh and bits of Real Black Winter Truffle. This mooncake variation has a stronger note in truffle fragrance and is the perfect union of creamy bittersweet durian and truffles - a match made in heaven!

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Aditi Kashyap

23 Aug 2021, 01:00 PM

Aditi is the Editor at Vanilla Luxury. Born and raised in Singapore, she loves to eat, travel, and stay fit (so she can eat some more). Follow her on Instagram @heydeets for things to do and places to eat in Singapore.