Everyone loves a good traditional lotus paste mooncake, but for those with a more adventurous palate, this Mid-Autumn season promises unexpected gastronomical delights. From Teh Tarik to Bak-Kwa mooncakes, here are 8 delicious unique mooncake flavours that will surprise you!
8 UNIQUE MOONCAKE FLAVOURS
Our favourite chocolate malt drink now comes in the form of mooncakes! The Fullerton Hotel’s special edition Milo Dinosaur Snow Skin Mooncake comprises a smooth milk lotus paste delightfully embedded with crunchy pops of milo.
Milo Dinosaur Snow Skin Mooncake from The Fullerton
The açaí berry was all the rage last year as the ultimate superfood. This year, it’s back in the form of a mooncake! Filled with a combination of açaí and cassis berries, these mooncakes bring a healthier spin for you to enjoy with lesser guilt.
Açaí Berry Truffle Mooncake from Grand Hyatt Singapore
$10 each, $78 for 8 pieces
Drink-inspired mooncakes seem to be a trend this year as Grand Hyatt Singapore turns the classic Teh Tarik into a chilled snowskin mooncake. The traditional yolk centre is also replaced with a rich chocolate truffle for added indulgence!
Teh Tarik & Chocolate Truffle Snowskin Mooncake from Grand Hyatt Singapore
$10 each, $78 for 8 pieces
This tangy treat is a refreshing alternative from your usual fare. The fruity and tart Yuzu cuts through the sweetness of the mooncake whilst the chia seeds provide texture, and a healthy boost.
Yuzu with Chia Seeds Snow Skin Mooncake from The Fullerton Hotel
$16 each, $73 for box set
Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Chicken Bak-Kwa Baked Mooncakes with Assorted Nuts prove that Bak-Kwa isn’t just reserved for the new year! A delightful combination of savoury and sweet, this confection is definitely for those with adventurous taste buds.
Chicken Bak-Kwa Baked Mooncake with Assorted Nuts from Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
$18 each, $70 for 4 pieces
BAKED PLUM AND FIGS
Autumnal fruits take the centre stage with this Baked Plum and Figs Mooncake from Fairmont Singapore. This golden beauty is filled with decadently sweet plum and figs blended harmoniously with a smooth white lotus paste — perfect to savour with your favourite cuppa.
Baked Plum and Figs Mooncake from Fairmont Singapore
$68 for 4 pieces
Conrad Centennial Singapore reimagines the classic sweet treat Ondeh Ondeh into a snowskin mooncake this Mid-Autumn Festival. Get that same burst of Gula Melaka (palm sugar) flavour with bits of coconut for an added crunch.
Ondeh Ondeh Snowskin Mooncake with Gula Melaka from Conrad Centennial Singapore
$10 each, $76 for 8 pieces
COFFEE AND KAHLUA
Coffee and alcohol lovers will not want to miss this coffee liqueur infused mooncake! This interesting mooncake is part of Bakerzin’s Prestige collection featuring mooncakes infused with liqueurs such as: Apple Vodka, Butterscotch Baileys and Coconut Liqueur.
Latte Kahlua Snowskin Mooncake from Bakerzin
$60 for 8 pieces