Singapore Top 5 Must-Try Mooncakes
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It’s almost time for Mid-Autumn Festival again. With so many different brands and types of mooncakes available in the market today, it is no wonder that one would be spoilt for choice when it comes to buying mooncakes. In this article, we will narrow down the top 5 mooncake brands in Singapore that we think deserve the hype and are worth the try.
The Peninsula Mooncakes
Originating from Hong Kong, this renowned Mini Egg Custard Mooncake is definitely one of the must-haves this Mid-Autumn – especially if you haven’t already had a taste of its creamy goodness! These petite pockets of joy are perfect treats to indulge in during Mid-Autumn Festival – creamy and buttery with a tinge of sweetness, without being too overwhelming. This box of deliciousness is perfect for sharing among the family: the kids will love them as will the adults, and the seniors will surely appreciate these smaller flavourful bites that will help them moderate their intake.
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If you are looking to get more than just mooncakes this Mid-Autumn, be it for your own enjoyment or as a gift to others, do check out our exclusive selection of Mid-Autumn Hampers that features the ‘Mini Egg Custard Mooncake’ (8pcs) with other items such as fruits, wine, tonic wine and tea. No more squeezing through crowds at mooncake fairs or having to endure long waits – we now bring you a hassle-free shopping experience that promises products of the highest quality and top-notch service.
Peony Jade Mooncakes
One of the most popular mooncake products from Peony Jade is the ’Flaky Orh Ni Mooncake with Premium Golden Pumpkin and Double/Single Yolk’. This mouthwatering creation encompasses of a smooth and dense yam filling that wraps around the yolk at its core, which is then enveloped by a creamy pumpkin paste and a crispy flaky crust on the outermost layer. Every bite is an explosion of flavours in your mouth thanks to the complementary textures of the crumbly crust and smooth filling, which goes perfectly with the sweet and salty filling within.
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Attention all durian lovers, do not miss out on their bestselling ‘Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncake’! With rich, heavenly Mao Shan Wang durian pulp enclosed in a soft and mildly sweet snowskin, this is certainly one of the best durian mooncakes you can find in Singapore. Just look at the durian pulp to snowskin ratio: absolute perfection.
Four Seasons Mooncakes
Amongst all the innovative mooncake creations that are available in the market now, the traditional baked skin mooncake still retains its popularity among Singaporeans. If one were to ask for the best traditional baked skin mooncake in Singapore, those from Four Seasons Singapore would certainly be one of the top contenders. Their signature ‘Silver Lotus Seed Paste with Double/Single Yolk and Melon Seeds Mooncake’ is made from premium silver lotus seed paste. This mooncake presents itself as a gourmet and healthier version among its kind, because of its reduced oil and sugar content.
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Goodwood Park Mooncakes
Those who are feeling a bit more adventurous this year can try the latest ‘Dark Chocolate Crunchy Hazelnut Snowskin Mooncake’ and ‘Gin Pineapple Snowskin Mooncake’ that Goodwood Park has released this year. These two unconventional mooncake creations take on a more Westernised approach, one with a hazelnut core that is surrounded by dark chocolate mousse, followed by a caramel vanilla bean snowskin – it can almost pass off as an actual cake! On the other hand, the ‘Gin Pineapple Snowskin Mooncake’ comprises of gin and compressed pineapple cubes, taking gourmet mooncakes to yet another level of creativity.
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Mei Xin Mooncakes
For those who did not manage to get their hands on the highly-raved ‘Lava Custard Mooncakes’ last year because it was sold out within two weeks after its launch, stop hesitating and pre-order them now before it’s too late! Not only will you be satisfied by the oozing, silken salted egg yolk goodness, your Instagram followers will be in for a treat too!
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Mei Xin also offers a collection of Low Sugar Mooncakes that are perfect for increasingly health-conscious Singaporeans. Mooncakes from this collection come in either reduced sugar lotus/white lotus seed paste with egg yolk or pine nuts. It might sound less appealing because it’s the healthier option, but it tastes just as good as the regular baked skin mooncake – or even better, to those who are not that into sweet stuff!
The Mid-Autumn Festival is designed for families, and the theme of reunion runs strong. Mooncakes represent so much more than the harvest and gazing at the moon. They also represent coming together to enjoy something together. Whether you enjoy these sought-after mooncakes or something else, Mid-Autumn is a great time to try a new flavor of this delicious treat.
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Be it the traditional, snowskin or healthier choice mooncakes, we hope that this concise guide have helped you come to a decision on which mooncakes to get this year! Happy Mid-Autumn Festival in advance!