The Best Mooncakes To Try This Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore [2023 UPDATED]



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Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 is almost here, and here's a list of mooncakes from restaurants, hotels and cafes for your selection! 

*Updated: Aug 2023

With Mid-Autumn Festival upon us, here's a selection of mooncakes that is suitable for gifting and self indulgence! Check out for the early bird discounts and promotions!

From local new flavours to traditional ones, read on to find out more!

1. Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Traditional Mooncakes and Modern Art at Hilton Singapore Orchard

This Mid-Autumn Festival, honour harmony and heritage with Hilton Singapore Orchard as the hotel unveils its collection of timeless traditional baked mooncakes, exquisitely presented in a botanical-inspired packaging enhanced by AR for an interactive blooming garden experience.

Available from 28 August to 29 September 2023, guests can elevate their celebrations with a virtual garden that springs into life, revealing an enthralling display of animated flowers in full bloom when they use their mobile devices to scan and hover over the mooncake box.

Each mooncake box is fashioned into a stylish two-tiered emerald green treasure drawer and comes wrapped in a furoshiki cloth adorned with botanical motifs. The multipurpose furoshiki cloth serves as both a decorative outer packaging and a reusable carrier.

The hotel’s enticing range of baked mooncakes features perennial favourites like Plain White Lotus ($82 for box of four), with classic lotus seed paste encased within a golden layer of delicately baked skin and the timeless White Lotus with Single or Double Yolks ($85 and $88 for box of four).

Looking for a contemporary twist? The Matcha Black Sesame ($88 for box of four) and the Gula Melaka with Azuki ($88 for box of four) will be for you. Guests can also enjoy an assortment of all four flavours with the Traditional Baked Collection ($88 for box of four), which is also perfect for gifting during the mid-autumn season.

2. The Marmalade Pantry's Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncakes

The Marmalade Pantry presents an extraordinary collection of mooncakes that blend the essence of tradition with a touch of modernity. Crafted using low-sugar and lard-free recipes, the delectable mooncakes come in two special edition gift sets, thoughtfully packaged to resemble elegant jewelry vaults. These gift sets are priced from $88+ and make for exquisite and functional gifts for both family and corporate associates.

The signature White Lotus with Double Yolk mooncake, a perennial favorite, returns by popular demand. It features two savory golden yolks nestled within velvety lotus paste, all encased in a golden brown baked mooncake skin.

The Marmalade Pantry also introduces three new flavors that are sure to delight your taste buds. The Assam Tea and Hokkaido Milk with Raisin mooncake infuses the fragrance of tamarind tea and shredded lemon peel into the velvety lotus paste. The Taro Coconut with Red Bean mooncake boasts smooth lotus paste enriched with creamy yam, Taiwanese red bean paste, and shredded coconut. Finally, the Red Lotus and Black Sesame with Pecan mooncake highlights a rich, nutty black sesame paste balanced with sweet red lotus paste.

3. Experience the Joy of Mid-Autumn with Yàn

From now to 29 September 2023, Yàn commemorates the spirit of conviviality and togetherness with a signature collection of five traditional baked mooncakes and an enticing snow skin creation. The festive treats are elegantly presented in eco-friendly paper boxes constructed from recyclable materials. 

Available as a set of four mooncakes, the Classic Flight draws its design inspiration from Yàn's striking feature wall. It features a pull-open sleeve that unveils a captivating scene of swallows gracefully gliding over moonlit mountains. 

Families can expect the following flavours:

  • Baked White Lotus Mooncakes offer a luscious filling of white lotus seed paste complemented by single or double salted egg yolks.
  • A delightful addition to Y√†n‚Äôs 2023 mooncake line-up, the Baked Lychee White Lotus Mooncakes infuses the white lotus paste with a refreshing touch of fresh lychee, imparting a subtle and nuanced fruity undertone to the traditional baked pastry.¬†
  • One of the highly anticipated festive highlights at Y√†n, the Thousand Layer Yam Mooncakes is enjoyed plain or with salted egg yolk. The savoury-sweet confection features spirals of flaky pastry that envelop a fragrant filling of sweet and earthy yam paste.
  • The decadent Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake features a harmonious combination of rich and bittersweet Mao Shan Wang durian pulp, delicately encased within a thin layer of pastel yellow snow skin.

4. Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival With PS.Cafe’s Modern Take On Classic Mooncakes

Celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival with PS.Cafe’s debut collection of exquisite mooncakes! This year marks the first time that the brand is producing mooncakes, and each traditional mooncake has been crafted to celebrate some of the brand’s signature flavours. 

Fusing a traditional delicacy with the deliciously iconic tastes of PS.Cafe, these mooncakes are available to pre-order now in limited edition Lantern Red and PS. Midnight presentation boxes, which contain four mooncakes per set - perfect for sharing joy and celebrating unity with family and friends.  

Enjoy flavours such as:

  • White Truffle Mooncake: Velvety white truffle paste infused with the brand‚Äôs signature¬†PS.Cafe¬†Truffle Oil,¬†enveloping a premium-grade salted egg yolk.¬†
  • Sticky Date Mooncake: Plump honeyed dates and brown sugar mochi mixed in a luscious date paste inspired by¬†PS.Cafe‚Äôs¬†Sticky Date Pudding.¬†
  • Superfood Mooncake: A decadent mix of pine nuts, sunflower seeds, walnuts, melon seeds and almonds combined with candied orange peel for natural sweetness.¬†
  • Verandah Mooncake: A smooth paste of deliciously fragrant pandan blended with fresh coconuts embracing a premium-grade salted egg yolk.¬†

PS.Cafe’s mooncakes will retail at $98. Order your mooncakes via pscafe.com from now until 29th August and get 10% off for 1-10 boxes and 15% off for 11 boxes or more.

  • Standard Orders:¬†Standard orders with the regular retail price of $98 can be placed via¬†pscafe.com¬†or¬†PS.Cafe¬†At Home on LazMall from now to 26th September.
  • Delivery:¬†Delivery or pick-up at selected¬†PS.Cafe¬†outlets will be available from the 28th of August (for early bird order delivery or store pick-up, date preferences can be locked in at the time of purchase).
  • In Outlet Purchase:¬†PS.Cafe‚Äôs Mooncakes may be purchased at the below outlets from now to 26th September.

That's not all! Order the PS.Cafe Mooncake Set of White Truffle, Sticky Date, Superfood and Verandah flavoured mooncakes from Deliveroo to receive a Deliveroo engraved plating board! Limited to just 30 limited-edition sets exclusively on Deliveroo from 21 Aug to 3 Sep, while stocks last! 

5. A Sweet Reunion with Goodwood Park Hotel's Mid-Autumn Grandeur Collection

This upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, Goodwood Park Hotel’s luminous line-up of inventive and traditional Mid-Autumn Grandeur creations will set the perfect mood for a blissful reunion with friends, family and loved ones.

Masterfully handcrafted by the hotel’s culinary team together with Hong Kong chefs who fly in every year to lend their expertise for this highly-anticipated annual affair, these festive treats made without preservatives are available from 16 August to 29 September 2023.

Making its debut this year is the enchanting Bunny Tubbies; bite-sized treats to delight anyone of all ages,¬†as well as a refreshing Pineapple with Custard snowskin mooncake. The acclaimed Durian Combo makes¬†a return with four durian variants ‚Äď ‚ÄėMao Shan Wang‚Äô, premium Black Thorn, D88, and Phoenix ‚Äď the latest¬†entrant to the collection.

With a minimum purchase of 2 boxes, all guests will enjoy 25% off, and Goodwood Park Hotel Gourmet cardmembers will enjoy 30% off from 16 August to 3 September 2023.  

Guests can place their orders via the Festive Online Shop: https://goodwoodparkfestive.oddle.me for self-pick-up or deliveries from 16 August to 29 September 2023. 5 days’ advance notice is required for pre-orders. Last pre-order date is 24 September 2023.

6. Make Your Own Bunny Mooncakes with Gobblin Club

Gobblin Club introduces 2 new DIY mooncake kits for the Mid-Autumn Festival 2022. This all-in-one Surprise Mooncake Making Kit with premium lotus paste comes with all ingredients, tools, packaging and instructions - and no baking is required too!

Choose from the Moon Bunnies Petite Mooncake Kit ($13.90) or the Moon Bunnies Mooncake Kit ($28). The petite kit makes 2 x 38g bunnies while the normal kit makes 3 x 65g bunnies, each surprise-colour bunny is a non-bake snowskin mooncake. 

Each kit comes with easy to follow instructions and the surprise colours means you won't know the colour of your bunny until it is mixed with water! 

7. Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Swensen’s Mochi-Snowskin Ice Cream Mooncakes

A departure from the traditional baked mooncakes, Swensen’s line-up of mochi-snowskin ice cream mooncakes makes a complementary surprise to the table. Not one to rest on its laurels, Swensen’s has spent the past year perfecting the recipe for its mooncake skin. Incredibly smooth, soft and chewy, the improved mochi-like skin comes embossed with Swensen’s iconic sundae glass logo and encases a generous filling of your favourite ice cream flavour.

The 2023 line-up offers five new mainstays to discover. Flavours include Mao Shan Wang, Strawrry, Ube, Genmaicha, and Lychee Rose. Other long-time favourites will make a return in the 2023 line-up as well.

  • Premium 4 pieces Mao Shan Wang Set: $60
  • Regular 4 pieces Set: $50 (Top up $2.50 for Mao Shan Wang per piece.ÔĽŅ)

The mooncakes will be available from 1 August to 29 September 2023 at all Swensen's & Earle Swensen's outlets, via Swensen’s e-Store and on GrabFood, FoodPanda and Deliveroo.

8. Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 - Mooncake Sonata with Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant

This Mid-Autumn Festival, Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, Singapore serenades the legendary folklore with a selection of four original low-sugar, halal* mooncake renditions in Lychee Rose, Bi Luo Chun (Chinese Green Tea), and traditional White Lotus Seed Paste flavours. 

What's more, each purchase of a four-piece mooncake set comes with a SGD20 voucher redeemable at all Si Chuan Dou Hua outlets, as well as an elegant silky furoshiki tote bag. Adorned with a melodious symphony of artful shapes and playful colours, the tote bag's design symbolises a society of inclusivity and compassion.

These exquisite mooncakes are available from 17 July to 29 September 2023. Plus, enjoy early bird savings of up to 30% on all orders made by 20 August 2023.

For enquiries or to place an order, contact +65 3138 5359 or email douhua.prskt@parkroyalhotels.com. 

*Mooncakes are halal-certified except Bi Luo Chun Tea Lotus Paste. 

9. Old Seng Choong’s Traditional Mooncakes with a twist of Local Flavours

Old Seng Choong celebrates the mid-autumn festival with a unique selection of new exquisite flavours like Yam with Olive Kernel and Pandan Pulut Hitam alongside some of the classic favourites brought back by popular demand.

Every mooncake captures nostalgia, heritage, and joy of the festival while infusing new elements that excite the taste buds, Old Seng Choong consistently innovates to ensure a familiar yet unique Mid-Autumn experience every year.

The remarkable flavours of Old Seng Choong are stamped with the elegant hydrangea flower symbolising unity and harmony reinforcing the wish for consumers to embrace the spirit of togetherness and rediscover the joy of shared moments during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The choice of vibrant and festive colours is also one of Old Seng Choong’s mooncakes’ most distinct and novel innovations as these are typically seen on snow skin mooncakes and are harder to achieve on traditionally baked mooncakes.

The Old Seng Choong mooncakes are available for pre-order from 1 August 2023 and will be ready for collection in-store from 15 August 2023. Enjoy a 20% early bird special for orders placed between 1 August 2023 to 7 September 2023.

10. The Peninsula’s Mid-Autumn 2023 Offerings

Launched exclusively for this year‚Äôs Mid-Autumn Festival, The Peninsula adds two new mooncake flavours to its lineup, which presents fresh iterations to a well-loved taste of tradition. The¬†Mini¬†Chocolate Egg Custard Mooncakes¬†fragrance the egg custard mooncakes with classic chocolate and a rich toffee filling and another with chocolate brownies, both encased in enticing pastry shells of chocolate. Meanwhile, the¬†Mini Fruity Egg Custard Mooncakes¬†imbue the creaminess of the egg custard mooncakes with two variations of fruit ‚Äď one with the sweetness of strawberry and the other, with the tanginess of mango and passionfruit.¬†

The collection is available for sale from 8 August to 29 September at the locations below:

  • Official E-Store:¬†Online sales from 11 August to 14 September 2023 via¬†https://peninsulaboutique.oddle.me¬†
  • Takashimaya B2:¬†Online sales from 8 August to 22 September 2023 via¬†takashimaya.com.sg. Instore sales from 24 August to 29 September 2023.
  • Tangs L1 at VivoCity:¬†Online sales from 11 August to 21 September 2023 via¬†Tangs.com. In-store sales from 31 August to 29 September 2023.¬†

11. Partake in a Harmonious Reunion with Thye Moh Chan's 80th Anniversary Mid-Autumn Collection 

Thye Moh Chan has unveiled its highly-anticipated and unique Traditional Teochew mooncake collection in celebration of the upcoming annual Mid-Autumn festival. Laboriously handcrafted from age-old recipes and expertise passed down from generation to generation over the past 80 years, these exquisite heritage creations characterised by its signature light and flaky pastry skin with delectable fillings are dearly cherished by all who have tasted them ‚Äď young and old. Besides their signatures, two new flavours - Jasmine with Salted Egg Yolk and Pistachio make their debut this year.

These mooncakes are available from 1 August to 29 September 2023 at all Thye Moh Chan outlets; from 15 August to 29 September 2023 at selected BreadTalk and Toast Box outlets; and also via BreadTalk and Toast Box delivery platforms including Foodpanda, Deliveroo and GrabFood.

12. A modernist Mid-Autumn with Roku Gin x Manhattan Bar

Roku Gin has dreamed up an exclusive Luxury Box that draws inspiration from its iconic hexagonal-shaped bottle. In the tiered design that seamlessly fuses Roku Gin’s cherry blossoms with Manhattan Bar’s glamourous American-inspired style, Roku Gin and Manhattan Bar demonstrate a harmonious melding of Eastern and Western influences, bridging the two worlds and cultures for a remarkable showcase of creativity.

Limited to only 200 sets,¬†the opulent box is a curated selection of indulgences, with the crowning glory serving up an assortment of eight handcrafted mini snowskin mooncakes, created with utmost precision and artistry by the master chefs at Summer Palace. Each mooncake is adorned with gold dusted charcoal skin, while inside awaits a tantalising surprise‚ÄĒa chocolate ball with a core of Roku Gin, nestled within a decadent lotus paste and a booze-filled cherry.¬†¬†

Completing the box is a bottled cocktail of Purple Moon, a spirit-forward libation of Roku Gin, banana wine, sweet potato, whey syrup, and hazelnut tincture by Manhattan Bar. Adding to the Purple Moon cocktail are two exquisite Roku Gin sake cups, elegantly designed to enhance the mooncake experience.  

Purchases can be made at Conrad Singapore Orchard or online at https://summerpalace.oddle.me from now till 29 September 2023.

13. Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant Mooncakes

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium celebrates Mid-autumn this year with two new¬†snowskin flavours ‚Äď Cheesecake & Dirty Matcha Latte!

Inspired by the classic New York Cheesecake, the newly launched Mini Snowskin Cheesecake Mooncake is filled with smooth white lotus paste encasing a rich cream cheese praline. Definitely a festive treat with a modern twist for cheese lovers! For caffeine lovers, the Dirty Matcha Latte Mini Snowskin Mooncake made with silky matcha lotus seed paste and a café latte praline is a fuse of tea and coffee in a single bite. It’s a must-try for caffeine seekers!

Enjoy up to 35% off for orders placed before 27 August 2023. For bulk orders, please write in to Marcom.sinhi@ihg.com. Mooncakes are available for order from now till 25 September 2023, for collection or delivery from 28 August 2023, through the eShop. 

14. Hashida Exclusive Mooncakes

In celebration of Hashida's 10th Anniversary in Singapore, Chef Kenjiro Hashida has chosen to spotlight Singaporean and Japanese cultures with his original, creative takes on Geppei; filled with delicate and nuanced flavours from his hometown and wrapped in a traditional Chinese glutinous rice skin.

Chef Kenjiro Hashida unveils two exclusive flavours of mooncakes, sealed with the Hashida family crest, as a representation of family, unity and culinary heritage: Sakura Blossom, featuring Sakura flower petals blended with smooth Japanese white bean paste paired with a luscious gooseberry jam; and Lemon Nasu, a masterful arrangement of refreshing lemon, velvety Japanese eggplant, white bean paste, and honey. 

15. AMI Patisserie

AMI Patisserie, renowned for its artisanal creations, celebrates the tradition of enjoying mooncakes with a duo of delectable European-style puff pastries highlighting the best Japanese produce of the season.

Helming Chef Makoto Arami reimagines the classic mooncake with puff pastry delights that boast unique flavour combinations and stunning visuals. Topped with slices of fresh black truffle, the Japanese Ehime Chestnut and Black Truffle Puff Pastry marries sweet and savoury with a luxurious, creamy mix of almond, truffle, and Japanese chestnut filling. The Japanese Kagoshima Sweet Potato and Black Sesame Puff Pastry is an enchanting composition of flaky pastry, velvety sweet potato paste, and black sesame cream, finished with textural marvels of crispy sweet potato skin, sesame seeds, and edible gold flakes.

16. Tablescape's My Moonlit Garden

Tablescape Restaurant & Bar offers a thoughtfully crafted dessert garden to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. ‚ÄėMy Moonlit Garden‚Äô¬†captures the magic of the occasion with enchanting delectables such as the¬†Grape Mousse Mooncake,¬†a pair of snowskin mooncakes filled with grape yoghurt flavoured mousse on a vanilla chiffon cake base; the¬†Durian Mousse Bunny Bliss, adorable bunny-shaped cakes crafted from almond sponge and Mao Shan Wang durian custard; the¬†Oolong Peach Cloud Delight, a combination of peach confiture, oolong mousse and a chocolate sabl√© base; and the¬†Black Forest Tart Duo, featuring dark chocolate mousse and Amarena cherry compote crowned with cocoa nib stars and a chocolate moon.¬†

17. Conrad Centennial Singapore | Golden Peony

This year's mooncake collection by Conrad Centennial Singapore is encased in elegant  sets, symbolising togetherness and happiness. Crafted in luxurious leatherette, the round box’s design draws inspiration from the enchanting peony gardens that define its signature Chinese restaurant, Golden Peony.

Choose from the Golden Peony Traditional Baked Treasures set, Golden Peony Traditional Baked Delights set, or Golden Peony Snowskin Treasures set. The baked sets offer a range of Cantonese-style mooncakes, including favourites such as White Lotus with Melon Seeds as well as Baked Double Yolk in White Lotus Paste. A new flavour infused with jasmine green tea pays tribute to the restaurant's deep appreciation for Chinese tea culture. The collection also features a handcrafted Teochew-style mooncake that delicately layers sweet potato with flaky filo pastry.

Order via oddle.me or eatdrinkhilton.com/golden-peony, or call +65 6432 7486/ 7489

18. Conrad Singapore Orchard | Summer Palace

Conrad Singapore Orchard unveils its anticipated mooncake collection, crafted by the culinary team of one Michelin-starred Summer Palace. Presenting two gift box sets for the occasion, the Summer Palace Classic Treasures box set features a selection of traditional baked mooncakes including the signature flavour of Parma Ham and Pork Floss with Assorted Nuts. The Summer Palace Snowskin Collection showcases eight mini snow skin mooncakes that combine traditional flavours such as Black Sesame Paste and Mao Shan Wang Durian with new flavours like Lemon Mascarpone Chocolate with Blue Pea Tea, and Coconut Chocolate with Black Glutinous Rice.

Order via oddle.me or www.conradsingaporeorchard.com, or call +65 6725 3239



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Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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