1. Signature Shanghai Mooncakes from Mdm Ling Bakery
How cute are these sampan-shaped mooncakes? The come with smooth homemade red bean, pandan and lotus paste fillings, with or without salted egg yolk, wrapped with a rich, buttery pastry that has the taste and texture of shortcrust pastry used for traditional pineapple tarts.
From $52 (for 3 pieces). Visit www.mdmlingbakery.com
Photo: Mdm Ling Bakery
2. Local Favourites from Bakerzin
Surprise everyone in the family with Bakerzin’s new set of Local Favourites consisting of an aromatic Pandan Egg Yolk Blend Mooncake and a Gula Melaka Egg Yolk Blend Mooncake featuring fragrant gula Melaka and Bakerzin’s signature egg yolk blend in a beautiful deep-red beetroot skin.
At $25.93 (UP $34.57) for box of 2, 1 piece per flavour. Visit www.bakerzin.com
3. Mini Theatre Combo Set Mooncakes from 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
This beautiful box features a design inspired by the history, colour and artistry of the Capitol Theatre. Open it to unveil four pieces of Caramel Mixed Nuts mooncakes and four Mini Golden Corn mooncakes – this year’s special flavours created by Chef Alvin Leung.
At $68 for box of eight pieces. Visit www.kempinski.com/en/singapore/the-capitol-singapore/dining/15-stamford-by-alvin-leung/
Photo: 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
4. Four Heavenly Kings from Old Seng Choong
The exciting new flavour in this premium set of four mooncakes from local baked goods brand Old Seng Choong is the Red Lotus Paste with Bakwa – the delectable mooncake features a punchy and savoury taste that is unique and moreish. Classic flavours White Lotus Paste with Pumpkin Seeds, White Lotus Paste Yolk Blend and Black Sesame with Yolk Blend & Melon Seeds round off the quartet.
At $68.80 for a box of four assorted mooncakes. Visit www.oldsengchoong.com
Photo: Old Seng Choong
5. Eight Mini Treasures from Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts
Looking for healthier alternatives to baked mooncakes? Crystal Jade has come up with two new baked renditions that contain less sugar but are no less flavourful. The Oolong Pu’er blends two iconic Chinese tea flavours – pu’er black tea and oolong – to create a unique mooncake, while the Black sesame & lotus features toasty and nutty notes and the wonderful aroma of black sesame.
At $68 for box of eight pieces (4 pieces each of Oolong Pu’er and Black sesame & lotus). Visit www.crystaljade.com
Photo: Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts
6. Assorted Traditional Baked Mooncakes from Paradise Group
If you are not so adventurous and prefer your traditional baked mooncakes to be, well, traditional, then we have a recommendation which will not disappoint (and will also get the nod of approval from the elders in your family). Paradise Group’s Assorted Traditional Baked Mooncakes, packaged in a gorgeous box, consists of Baked Pure White Lotus Paste, Baked White Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, Baked White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk and Baked White Lotus Paste with Assorted Nuts.
At $62 per box. Visit www.paradisegp.com
Photo: Paradise Group
7. Assorted Nuts with Roast Duck Mooncake from Kam's Roast
Duck lovers should not miss this! The innovative mooncake from Kam’s Roast, known for their Michelin-awarded roast meats, is the first-ever roast duck mooncake in Singapore made with Kam’s Roast Goose’s Michelin-quality signature duck. Specially selected assorted nuts in the mooncake, including walnuts, sesame seeds, almonds, melon seeds and olive seeds add crunch and flavour to this unique mooncake.
At $68+ for 4 pieces in a box / $18+ per piece. Visit kamsroast.com.sg
Photo: Kam's Roast
8. The Fullerton 15 Treasures Premium Gift Set from The Fullerton
For a luxurious set of traditional mooncakes, this is as premium as it can get. Available in limited quantities, the beautiful set features a giant baked mooncake with white lotus seed paste and eight egg yolks in the centre, surrounded by 14 assorted baked mooncakes in different flavours, including red lotus seed paste, orange, jasmine, coffee, rose, black dates and osmanthus. Perfect for wowing the whole family or as a luxurious gift for close relatives and friends.
At $198. Visit shop.fullertonhotels.com
Photo: The Fullerton