5 best traditional mooncakes to buy in Singapore
Mooncakes are the traditional delicacy eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Lantern Festival. In recent years, pastry chefs have been coming up with new and exciting mooncake flavours to satisfy the most fastidious palate.
If you are not a fan of snowskin or any other exceptional and creative mooncakes and craving for a more traditional flavour, here are 5 best traditional mooncakes to enjoy with a good cup of tea this Mid-Autumn Festival.
Green Tea & Black Sesame Lotus Seed Paste with Olive Seeds Mooncake
Where: Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant at Sheraton Towers
Price: $53 for a box of 4
Mooncakes that are packed with nutrients are a good alternative to indulge this mid-autumn festival. Chef Chung Yiu Ming of Sheraton Hotel has given the traditional bake a healthy boost with nutrient rich ingredients such as green tea, black sesame, lotus seed and crunchy olive seeds.
Available from now to 30 Sep at Sheraton Towers Singapore | Tel: 6839 5636/5623 | Opening hours: 11am to 9:30pm (Daily)
Longevity White Lotus Seed with Longan & Wolfberries Mooncake
Where: Summer Pavilion at Ritz-Carlton
Price: $56 for a box of 4
For health conscious consumers, you will be delighted to know that more and more chefs are going the healthy way this Mid-Autumn Festival. Chef de Cuisine Fok Kai Yee and his team at Summer Pavilion have created a new longevity mooncakes which comprises of white lotus seed with dried longan and wolfberries. The longan and wolfberries not only give the white lotus paste an added flavour, they also contain tonic properties that help to promote good eye vision and boost longevity.
Available from now to 30 Sep at Summer Pavilion at Ritz-Carlton | Tel: 6434 5286 | Opening hours: 11:30am to 10:30pm (Daily)
Roasted Macadamia Nuts with Luscious White Lotus Paste Mooncake
Where: Antoinette Restaurant
Price: $45.50 for a box of 4
Baked to a glistening golden hue that showcases the exquisite artisanal touch, Antoinette’s luscious and velvety smooth White Lotus Paste with Roasted Macadamia Nuts with a choice of single or double salted yolks will be crowd pleaser at any mid-autumn party. These meticulously crafted traditional mooncakes are complemented by thin and fragrant skin.
Available from now to 30 Sep at all Antoinette Restaurants | Tel: 6293 3121 | Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Daily)
Crispy Yam Paste with Single Yolk Mooncake
Where: Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant
Price: $43 for a box of 4
If you are a fan of the local dessert, “Orh-nee”, you will certainly fall in love with Teochew City Seafood Restaurant’s signature Teochew Yam Mooncakes. These crispy skin mooncakes are as good as eating a nice bowl of “Orh-nee”. They also make great after-dinner treats, with a nice pot of your favourite tea.
Available from 8 to 30 Sep at Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant | Tel: 6272 8822/8988 | Opening hours: 10:30am to 2:30pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm (Daily)
White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk Mooncake
Where: Grand Park Orchard
Price: $56 for a box of 4
Baked to a beautiful deep golden brown, these traditional mooncakes scintillate the taste buds with a dreamily smooth texture and sweet white lotus seed paste that oozes wholesome goodness.
Available from now to 30 Sep at Grand Park Orchard | Tel: 6432 5555 | Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Daily)
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