Mooncake Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, falls on Thursday 1 October in 2020. In current environment where social gatherings and business dinners are restricted, a gift of mooncakes may be especially meaningful. If you are planning to buy mooncakes as gifts this Mid-Autumn Festival, you can get early bird discounts by placing your orders early. We share our list of places to check out for Mooncake Festival 2020 shopping.
Hai Tien Lo (海天楼) – Medley of Handcrafted Mid-Autumn Delights
Available 1 August to 1 October 2020 (Early Bird Discount for orders placed before 31 July 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Soursop Lychee Snowskin
Hai Tien Lo (海天楼) celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival with a medley of eleven handcrafted baked and snowskin mooncakes to please all tastes, available from 1 August to 1 October 2020.
Green tea fans will adore the new Matcha Black Sesame Snowskin, which combines aromatic Matcha powder and white chocolate with rich nutty black sesame paste. For a fruity summer treat, the Soursop Lychee snowskin, refreshingly made with soursop puree, lychee puree and fresh soursop bits, will certainly delight. The third new interpretation is a tart Raspberry Chocolate Snowskin with raspberry crunchy pearls and delicious ruby chocolate. Hai Tien Lo’s best-selling Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin and decadent Hazelnut Yuzu also make a comeback this year due to popular demand. Revellers who prefer savouring different flavours can opt for the Four Treasures Snowskin Mooncakes set, containing four snowskin varieties.
Hai Tien Lo’s baked mooncake repertoire comprises re-introduced cherished favourites such as the classic Signature White Lotus Seed Paste available with both Single Yolk and Double Yolk. The well-loved Charcoal Black Sesame Seed Paste with Melon Seeds and Assorted Nuts with Chicken Ham are also available this year. For a lovely treat with minimal guilt, health conscious diners preferring low-sugar alternatives will appreciate the delicious White Lotus Seed Paste with Macadamia Nuts and Jade Paste with Melon Seeds. The Four Treasures Baked Mooncakes set, which packs four different baked mooncakes, is also available for diners who desire more variety.
Prices of baked mooncakes start at $69.80 while prices of snowskin mooncakes start at $68.80 for a box of four. The full range of mooncakes can be found here.
Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific Singapore
7 Raffles Boulevard
KELE’s Signature Snowskin Mooncakes
Available 11 August – 4 October 2020 (Early bird discount of 25% between 11 Aug 2020 & 20 Sep 2020 | special promo code discount till 30 Sep)
KELE’s Signature Snowskin Mooncakes that had gained immense popularity since its first introduction will be making a comeback this Mid-Autumn Festival 2020. Mao Shan Wang and D24 Durian Snowskin Mooncake as well as Avocado Macadamia Snowskin Mooncake are among the most popular flavours. There are also Adzuki Gula Melaka, Mango Cream Cheese and Lychee Martini Snowskin Mooncake.
KELE’s Signature Snowskin Mooncakes are priced between $62 – $88 for a box of 4.
KELE 2020 mooncake packaging design is sleek and understated. All orders will be delivered in a KELE cooler bag to preserve ambient temperature.
5% promo code for The Ordinary Patrons readers: KELEXOP5.
No.2 Smith Street, Singapore 058917
Hours: 11am – 6pm
KELE Vivo City
1 Harbourfront Walk,
VivoCity, B2-K10, Singapore 098585
Hours: 10am – 10pm
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium | 1-for-1 Mooncakes
Available 1 September 2020 to 1 October 2020 (1-for-1 Early Bird Offer till 9 August 2020)
Interesting New Flavour:White Lotus Seed Paste with Grand Marnier Praline
Together with Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium has launched its range of baked and snowskin mooncakes. There are 2 new flavours – White Lotus Seed Paste with Grand Marnier Praline and Green Tea Paste with Jackfruit Praline Mooncake – as well as old bestsellers such as the Low Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk Mooncake and Peranakan Durian Mooncake.
In celebration of Singapore’s 55th birthday, a 1-for-1 early bird offer is available for orders placed through the eShop from now till 9 August 2020.
Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant
Level 4 of Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
317 Outram Road Singapore 169075
Tel: +65 +65 3138 2531
Mandarin Oriental Singapore unveils tea-infused Mid-Autumn treasures
Available 24 August 2020 to 1 October 2020
Interesting New Flavour: Oolong Tea Infusion with Dried Apricot and Pumpkin Seeds
Mandarin Oriental’s mooncakes have been crafted to symbolise the rich culture of Chinese traditions. Indulge in an assortment of traditional mooncakes or unique snow skin mooncakes, such as the new dried apricot and pumpkin seeds with Oolong tea infusion. Another new delicacy not to be missed is the refreshing and citrusy Exotic Passion Fruit with Candied Pineapple and Mango Mochi.
Ideal for gifting, their exquisite mooncake creations are housed in an elegant box adorned with oriental floral motifs and are available in box of either two or four pieces for the traditional baked mooncakes or box of eight pieces for the snow skin selections.
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797
Tel: +65 6885 3500
Celebrate Heartwarming Mid-Autumn with Crowne Plaza Changi
Available 14 August 2020 to 1 October 2020 (Early Bird Offer till 31 July 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Baked Nyonya Mixed Nuts
Celebrate this Mid-Autumn festival with Crowne Plaza Changi Airport with
heartwarming gifts of traditional baked and locally inspired snow skin mooncakes. This year, the mooncakes are presented in an elegant gift box made from recycled material with floral motifs in a vibrant
shade of plum.
The traditional baked mooncakes collection features perennial favourites such as White Lotus Paste with Double Yolk, White Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, Low Sugar White Lotus Paste with Macadamia Nuts, along with the new Nyonya Mixed Nuts flavour.
Their new collection of snow skin mooncakes are rich in local flavours with each box comprising four assorted flavours – Mango Pomelo, Orh Nee (Yam Paste with Gingko Nuts), Kueh Salat and Pandan Kaya.
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s Mid-Autumn treats are available for order from now till 1 October 2020 at Lobby Lounge on Level 1 of the hotel.
Tel: +65 6823 5429
WhatsApp +65 9336 3529
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
75 Airport Boulevard, #01-01, Changi Airport
Handcrafted Mid-Autumn Treasures at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
Available 27 August 2020 to 1 October 2020
Interesting New Flavour: Rose Tea Snowskin Mooncakes with Champagne Truffle
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s mooncakes are loaded with the finest ingredients and have no added preservatives or artificial flavouring. Each mooncake is meticulously crafted by hand in a traditional manner – using wooden moulds, by the chefs from Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s stunning mooncake gift boxes are not only a picture of timeless Oriental charm, luck and prosperity, they can be repurposed as jewelry chests or display pieces. Take your gifting up a notch with the specially-curated Mid-Autumn Premium Gift Set that includes a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s mooncakes are available for pre-orders online. Alternatively, call Tel: 6831 4708, or visit the hotel’s Forecourt Stall (by the hotel entrance).
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Commemorating Mid-Autumn and 120 Years of Legacy at Goodwood Park Hotel
Available 25 August 2020 to 1 October 2020
Interesting New Flavour: Japanese Sweet Potato with Pumpkin-Coconut
In honour of its 120th anniversary, the hotel unveils a grand 120th Anniversary Mooncake (limited pieces available) with 12 sumptuous salted egg yolks in a lavish white lotus seed paste baked mooncake spanning 16.5cm wide.
Together with the commemorative mooncake, Goodwood Park Hotel heralds the annual festival with its much-anticipated collection of new creations, signatures and all-time favourites from 25 August to 1 October. This year sees the introduction of two delightful new snowskin mooncakes – Orange with Grape and Japanese Sweet Potato with Pumpkin-Coconut Centre.
From 25 August, mooncakes are available for pre-orders online.
Guests can also contact Goodwood Park Hotel directly to order for self-pick-up :
Mooncake Call Centre:
General enquiries: +65 6730 1868
Corporate enquiries: +65 6730 1867
Goodwood Park Hotel
22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Medley of Mid-Autumn Delights at Yàn
Available 23 July 2020 to 1 October 2020 (Early Bird Discount 23 July to 17 Aug 2020)
Yàn marks the annual celebration with a signature collection of five traditional mooncakes and a snowskin creation. The exquisite mooncakes are available as sets of four in two-tiered boxes with a subtle geometric fan motif, offered in an enchanting shade of midnight blue that evokes moonlit skies during a full moon. The chest, which includes a velveted ring holder section, can be refreshed as a jewellery or keepsake box after the festival. For those looking for simpler gift sets, boxes of two mooncakes in vibrant parcels are available as well.
Yàn’s collection for Mid-Autumn Festival includes the classic luscious White Lotus Paste Mooncakes, the Thousand Layer Yam Mooncakes and the Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake.
This year, Yàn introduces the Mix & Match Set ($68 nett per box) that allows you to create your own box of festive delights with a selection of four pieces from the White Lotus Paste Mooncakes range and the Thousand Layer Yam Mooncakes range.
Guests placing pre-orders will receive exclusive privileges –
From 23 July to 17 August 2020, direct online purchases will receive a discount of 25%.
From 18 August to 31 August 2020, early bird orders will receive a discount of 20%.
Tel: +65 6384 5585 / WhatsApp +65 9769 4283
#05-02 National Gallery Singapore
1 St Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957
Collector’s Gift Box and Vegan Mooncakes from Shangri-La
Available 30 July 2020 to 1 October 2020 (Early bird
discounts of 30% for selected items till 16 August 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Hennessy X.O. Chocolate Mini Snowskin
Express your well-wishes this Mid-Autumn Festival with the gift of mooncakes from Shangri-La. Highlights this year include a limited-edition collector’s item conceptualised in collaboration with local artist Benny Ong, as well as a new Hennessy X.O. Chocolate Mini Snowskin Mooncake. The Limited Edition Peranakan-Inspired Gift Box Set by Benny Ong is a collector’s item. Each box has a unique serial number from 001 to 999 and comprises four pieces of baked mooncakes filled with bak kwa, pork floss and nuts, flavoured with five-spice powder.
The new Hennessy X.O. Chocolate Mini Snowskin Mooncake sees chocolate accentuated with the rich dark cocoa notes of the liqueur and highlighted with a hint of hazelnut. Another new creation – and a healthier one – is the Limited Edition Mini Vegan Mooncake.
For established favourites with promised quality, indulge in the luxurious Shangri-La’s Signature Mini Baked Custard with Bird’s Nest, and the classic baked mooncakes in the Shang Palace Four Treasures.
For gifting purposes, mooncake gift vouchers are also available for purchase. Delivery and self-collect options are available.
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
Tel: +65 6213 4511/4473
The Marmalade Pantry Stylish Mooncake Gift Set
Available 1 September to 1 October 2020 (Early bird discounts for orders before 16 August 2020)
The Marmalade Pantry celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with a stylish collection of four distinctive baked mooncake flavours.
Made with a low-sugar and no-lard recipe, these healthier options marry tradition and modernity without compromising on flavour. The Marmalade Pantry 2020 Mooncake Collection is available in two exclusive gift set options; both come packaged in a chic, hand-woven rattan paper handbag that doubles up as the perfect summer tote.
From 15 July to 16 August 2020, customers can enjoy a 20 per cent early bird discount with Mastercard® with the promotional code “MC20”.
BakeAvenue has a range of handmade baked mooncakes and snowkine mooncakes with flavours such as Custard, Dark Chocolate, Champagne, Lychee Martini and Bailey.
Blk 6 Hougang Ave 3 #01-66 Singapore 530006
Available 21 Aug 2020 to 1 Oct 2020 (Early Bird Promotion 1 August – 12 September 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Aromatic Latte Mooncake
Classic meets contemporary at Bakerzin, and there will definitely be a mooncake flavour for everyone for Mooncake Festival 2020 . There are classic favourites as well as modern flavours – such as latte infused baked skin mooncake.
Gin Thye, Singapore homegrown heritage brand that specialises in traditional Chinese pastries, offers Premium Mao Shan Wang Snow Skin Mooncakes as well as a variety of traditional baked mooncakes.
427 Sembawang Road, Singapore 758394
InterContinental Singapore – Heritage Collection
Available till 1 Oct 2020 (Early Bird Savings till 26 August 2020)
InterContinental Singapore presents a heritage collection in a Peranakan tingkat carrier for Mooncake Festival 2020. Each set contains four heritage flavoured Snowskin Mooncakes: Chendol; Pulot Hitam; Durian Pengat; and Butterfly-pea; and Pandan and Coconut Kaya. Traditional mooncakes from Man Fu Yan Restaurant are also available.
80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
Raffles Hotel Singapore
Available 16 June to 1 October 2020
Interesting New Flavour: Apricot & Sourplum Snowskin
Celebrate this time-honoured tradition of Mid-Autumn Festival with Raffles Hotel’s new intricately handcrafted snow-skin mooncakes – Apricot and Sourplum Snow-Skin Mooncake and Yuzu and Osmanthus Truffle Snow-Skin Mooncake.
The perennial favourite, Champagne Truffle Snow-Skin Mooncake, delectably swathed in a velvety white lotus paste, and classic baked mooncakes will also make perfect gifts.
Reserve your Mooncakes online from now till 25 September 2020. Raffles Mooncake Booth will be open daily for purchase or collection at the North Bridge Road Atrium, located in Raffles Singapore, from 10 August to 28 September 2020, 9.00am to 8.00pm.
Raffles Hotel Singapore, North Bridge Road Atrium
328 North Bridge Road Singapore 188719
Tel: +65 6412 1122 | email email@example.com
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Available 18 August to 1 October 2020 (early bird discount for orders placed before 6 September 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Passion Fruit with Chin Chow Snowskin
New flavours take centerstage in this year’s Jade Signatures Mooncake Collection from The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Savour inspired local flavours such as Yuan Yang and Passion Fruit with Chin Chow alongside baked treats such as Baked Mixed Nuts with Black Dates and Baked Red Bean and Pineapple with Tangerine Peel.
Back by popular demand is The Fullerton 15 Treasures Premium Gift Set from Jade, an opulent festive gift featuring a lavish eight-yolk mooncake centrepiece surrounded by 14 assorted baked mooncakes flavours, cradled in an exquisite box perfect for corporate gifting or to those you hold dear.
Drawing inspiration from Singapore’s rich culinary heritage and the vibrant hawker scene that once surrounded Clifford Pier in days of yore, The Fullerton has launched the Clifford Pier Mooncake Tingkat, which features four well-loved local flavours in a sleek modern tiffin carrier beautifully adorned with orchids.
Enjoy the tangy flavours of Baked Assam Lotus Mooncake with Mango and the Baked Pandan-scented Coconut Mooncake speckled with Chendol. For a sweet-savoury combination, savour the Baked Mooncake with Mixed Nuts and Satay Sauce, and Salted Lotus with Hae Bee Hiam.
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Lobby Level, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore, 049178
Mdm Ling Bakery
Available 9 September to 31 October 2020 (20% Early Bird Offer till 31 August 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Cookie-inspired Local Kopi Siew Dai Mooncake
Mdm Lim started as a home-based business but her delightful snacks and mooncakes have gained a loyal following in Malaysia and Singapore. Timeless Teochew Thousand-layer Spiral Yam Mooncake and Cookie-inspired Hae Bee Hiam Teochew Thousand-layer Spiral Mooncake, both with buttery flaky crust, are examples for delecatble mooncakes with a deifference.
Mdm Ling Bakery’s mooncake tin design this Mid-Autumn Festival features a Snake and Ladder-themed interactive board game.
Sheraton Towers Singapore
Available 19 August 2020 to 1 October 2020 (30% Early Bird Offer till 18 August 2020)
Interesting New Flavour: Mini Snow Skin Lychee Martini
Sheraton Towers Singapore celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with a resplendent curation of traditional baked and contemporary snow skin mooncakes handcrafted to perfection by the culinary team of award-winning Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant. Perfect for gifting to business associates and loved ones, Li Bai’s traditional baked mooncakes are presented in a three-tier drawer box while the snow skin mooncakes are encased within an elegant tin box. Both packaging can be repurposed into a functional storage trove.
In addition to the all-time favourite snow skin mooncakes – Mini Snow Skin Champagne ($70) and Mini Snow Skin Lychee Martini ($70), Li Bai has curated two new options. The new Mini Snow Skin Green Tea ($70) is a favoured classic featuring a fragrant green tea truffle that is delicately swathed in creamy white lotus seed paste, while the new Mini Snow Skin Yuan Yang ($70) (coffee with tea) is a local-inspired creation that caters to the coffee and tea aficionados.
Mooncakes will be available at the following locations:
Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant from 19 August to 1 October 2020
Full of Luck Restaurant @ Holland Village from 19 August to 1 October 2020
Sheraton Towers Singapore
39 Scotts Road Singapore 228230
Tel: +65 6839 5636 / 5623 | email firstname.lastname@example.org
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