10 Most Unique Mooncakes Flavours You Can Find in 2020 to Impress Your Future In-Laws


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It’s in the works now.

The Mid-Autumn Festival… also known as the All-You-Can-Eat-Mooncake-Festival.

Only difference? You don’t get a cash prize for finishing 800 in a month. Rather, you get extra inches around your waistline.

Which, in hindsight, would probably be worth it if you’re trying to bulk up.

But here’s the thing. Having eaten 800 year after year without fail, you’re now sick and tired of the boring, old flavours… particularly those cartoon animal mooncakes that your mum buys from the market.

You want something new… something refreshing. Something like…

The 10 Most Unique Mooncakes Flavours You Can Find in 2020 to Impress Your Future In-Laws

 

“But I don’t have a girlfriend!” you whine.

Well, we did mention that it was in the future. And plus, you can always hire in-laws from Japan.

No biggie.

1. Goodwood Park Hotel’s Japanese Sweet Potato with Pumpkin-Coconut Centre Snowskin Mooncake

Touted as an almost-exact replica (taste-wise) of the real Japanese Sweet Potato fruit, the Japanese Sweet Potato with Pumpkin-Coconut Centre Snowskin Mooncake comes with a mix of smooth, earthy flesh and a rich medium stuffed full with pumpkin puree and desiccated coconut.


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It also has a pretty glamorous outlook, which will almost certainly appeal to your future in-laws.

Image: Goodwood Park Hotel

Price: $41 for 2 pcs, $66 for 4 pcs.

Available at:

Website: goodwoodparkfestive.oddle.me (Last pre-order date 24 Sep 2020, 5pm)

Minimum $100 purchase is required for online pre-orders (delivery or self-collection) 5 days advance order is required from order date for delivery or self-collection. Delivery fees apply

Tel: +65 6730 1868

2. Goodwood Park Hotel’s Orange with Grape Snowskin Mooncake

As moon cake lovers would surely attest to, the yearly delicacies are irresistibly delicious…

And yet also irrationally calorie-laden.

If you’re one of those who can’t stomach a mooncake with a filling that screams extra tons of calories or a mooncake with really heat-inducing filling, look no further.

Because Goodwood Park Hotel’s Orange with Grape Snowskin Mooncake is here to save the day.


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Image: Goodwood Park Hotel

Light and refreshing, Goodwood Park Hotel’s rendition comes with multiple helpings of much-needed Vitamin C – which are derived from red grape slices and fresh orange juice.

It may still be caloric-laden, but as far as mooncakes go…

This one’s more or less top tier in terms of mooncake ‘guilt-free’ levels.

Price: $37 for 2 pcs, $58 for 4 pcs

Available at:

Website: goodwoodparkfestive.oddle.me (Last pre-order date 24 Sep 2020, 5pm)


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Minimum $100 purchase is required for online pre-orders (delivery or self-collection) 5 days advance order is required from order date for delivery or self-collection. Delivery fees apply

Tel: +65 6730 1868

3. InterContinental Singapore’s Pandan & Coconut Kaya Snow Skin Mooncakes

Wish for some Peranakan-esque flavour to go with your favourite mooncake?

Well, look no further than the Peranakan-inspired Pandan & Coconut Kaya Snow Skin Mooncake.

Essentially moon cakes with heaps of pandan kaya jam and an irresistible Coconut Kaya Jam centre, these tantalising delicacies come packed in elegant conventional tingkat carriers, and check both boxes – uniqueness and in-law approval rate – with aplomb.


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Image: sassymamasg.com

Price: $84 nett for a box of 4

Available at:

Order online, email [email protected] or call (+65) 6825 1131, or visit the Man Fu Yuan Shoppe on Level 1 of the hotel. 

Website: www.singapore.intercontinental.com

4. Lava Caramel Macchiato By Hong Kong Meixin (Maxim’s) 

Lava custard moon cakes may look salaciously wrong at times, but you can’t deny one thing;

They are just oozing charm… in a figurative and literal sense.

And this year, the folks over at Hong Kong Meixin are offering four varieties of lava custard mooncakes, one of which, in particular, almost instantaneously caught my eye.

Their Lava Caramel Macchiato Mooncake.


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See, I’m not one for a caramel macchiato.

But as far as mooncakes are concerned, caramel macchiato is borderline legendary (in rarity).

Image: hkmxproducts.sg

For the record, the other flavours consist of Lava Custard, Lava Cheese and Lava Chocolate.

All winners in my eyes.

And I haven’t even reached the best part. Apparently…

You don’t have to heat it up to enjoy the molten effect.

Perks of double-baked mooncakes, my friends.

Price: From S$63.80 (box of 8pcs of lava custard mooncakes)

Dates: Now until 1st October 2020

You can order via their website here or here (5% to 8% cheaper than buying direct).

5. Shangri-La Singapore’s Signature Mini Baked Custard with Bird’s Nest

In television serial dramas, prospective in-laws tend to be obsessed with one thing.

Bird’s Nest.

In fact, you can almost imagine that iconic character on the small screen just churning out the following words:

“Ah Ong ah, jiak Bird’s Nest buey?”

So yeah, bird’s nest is must-have when you go knocking on the ‘dungeon doors’. And the best part?

You can now have it in moon cake form.

Filled with rich and creamy custard on the outside, and heaps of bird’s nest at the centre, Shangri-la Singapore’s Signature Mini Baked Custard with Bird’s Nest has stayed uniquely awesome throughout the years, and for good reason:

It is, after all, the most decadent, parent-geared delicacy you can possibly find around town.

Plus, these moon cakes even come in a metal box of crimson with a sweet blossom pattern.

It really doesn’t get any more filial than that.

Though it has to be mentioned that even if it’s not for your in-laws…

Self-consumption would surely be a clinch too.

Price: S$120 for 8pcs

Dates: From now until 1st October 2020

You can order here.

6. Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Red Date Baked Mooncake with Wolfberries & Pumpkin Seeds

Now I know what you’re thinking.

“Is this mooncake a medicinal variation produced by Eu Yan Sang or something?”

Or something along that line.

Well, here’s the thing. While this variation does sound exceptionally herb-ish, it is not actually a cure for the Coronavirus. Sadly. 

Rather, it’s an incorporation of superfoods, a mixture that boasts a satisfying texture and well-rounded flavour. Lest you’re unaware, wolfberries provide a high dosage of vitamins A & C, as well as antioxidants which help boost immunity.

Image: Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

And have I mentioned its satisfying taste already?

Definite mood-maker for your in-laws too. Though not in the sense you might be thinking.

Price: $74 nett

Available at:

Website: www.celebratorydelights.com/mooncakes

Booth: Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Mid-Autumn Booth, Level 1, Hotel Lobby

Tel: +65 6831 4708

Email: [email protected]

Promotional offers are also available.

7. Raffles Hotel Singapore’s Yuzu and Osmanthus Truffle Snow-skin

According to reputable food-based outlets, Raffles Hotel Singapore’s Yuzu and Osmanthus Truffle Snow-skin mooncake manages to achieve ‘perfect’ balance between the sweetness of the lotus paste and light tart flavour from the yuzu.

Image: raffles.cprv.io

Purportedly inspired by the Plum-picked Tomatoes with Crunchy Turnip & Sweet Vinegar at yi by Jereme Leung, this new flavour also comes with osmanthus tea leaves, which incorporates a pleasant floral fragrance into every bite.

Also, it’s really unique-sounding. Will most likely be a hit with your significant other’s father’s wife too.

Available at:

Website: rafflescelebrations.com.sg

At the Raffles Mooncake Booth located at the North Bridge Road Atrium of Raffles Arcade. Till 1 Oct, 9am – 8pm daily

Price: $76

You can check out promotional offers here.

8. Raffles Hotel Singapore’s Apricot and Sourplum Snow-skin Mooncake

This particular moon cake may sound like a pregnant lady’s dream, but don’t let the name fool you;

You don’t have to attain a big belly to enjoy this delicacy.

Like its compatriot, Raffles Hotel Singapore’s Apricot and Sourplum Snow-skin Mooncake sports a balance between both flavours, and offers an exquisite taste with every bite.

Image: raffles.cprv.io

Though whether it’s everyone’s cup of tea, is another question altogether.

Available at:

Website: rafflescelebrations.com.sg

At the Raffles Mooncake Booth located at the North Bridge Road Atrium of Raffles Arcade. Till 1 Oct, 9am – 8pm daily

You can check out existing promotional offers here.

9. KELE’s Avocado Macadamia Snowskin Mooncake

Avocado and Macadamia. Two rather different food components.

And a pair that might just work very well with a certain round, brown/white pastry.

According to iwandered.net, the filling of the mooncake consists of mashed avocadoes and macadamia nuts. And apparently, the mooncake entails a high concentration of the coveted fruit, as well as heaps of nuts for that added crunch.

Image: emilyloke.com

Now I don’t know about you…

But this is one mooncake that might just be well worth the dime.

Price: S$68 for 4pcs

Date: Now until 4th October 2020

You can order here for a 30% discount.

10. Mandarin Oriental Singapore’s Lychee Martini and Chocolate Truffle Mooncake

All the alcoholics out there, where y’all at?

Well I can almost imagine all the hands shooting up right now, and I must apologise; it was not my intention to leave the sacred ‘juice’ out of the list until now.

It’s just, you know… an attempt to keep the article PG-13.

Image: Giphy.com

But enough rambling, here’s the mooncake you guys have been waiting for:

Mandarin Oriental’s Lychee Martini and Chocolate Truffle mooncake.

Image: singapore.mandarinorientalshop.com

As any self-respecting mooncake fan would surely attest to, alcoholic mooncakes are in the dozens. Chocolate-flavoured or truffle-related mooncakes are also not uncommon. But a mixture of all I’ve described?

That, my friend, is a foodgasm waiting to happen.

According to iwandered.net, the Lychee Martini and Chocolate Truffle mooncake is touted to be Mandarin Oriental’s most coveted snowskin flavour. And honestly…

We’re not doubting it one bit.

Price: S$78 (4 pcs snow skin)

Dates: 24th August to 1st October 2020

You can order it here.

Though With That Said…

It should be noted that there are many more unique flavours out there on the market. A lot more renditions that would surely appeal to your future in-laws. However, because of point constraints, we were unable to include all.

E/N: “50 Facts article next?”

F*** no.

If you wish to peruse a thorough list of what Singapore has to offer, however, you can check out this detailed post here.

And with that said, we hope that you’ll have a pleasant Mid-Autumn Festival ahead.

Though please do go easy on the mooncakes, unless you want to scare everyone in public with your sudden heat-induced coughing fits.

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