The Mid-Autumn festival, or also known as Mooncake festival, is a traditional festival celebrated by many across the globe. On this day, it is not uncommon to see children carrying lanterns on the streets or playgrounds. For families, it is also a special occasion for reunion; everyone makes the effort to gather over a home-cooked meal.
Mooncakes are also essential during Mid-Autumn festival, it is one of the key highlights of this festival. Over the years, mooncakes in Singapore have evolved from traditional baked mooncakes to snowskin mooncakes with unique flavours – from durian paste to lychee martini. If you are a last minute shopper looking for mooncakes, but don’t want to compromise on flavours or quality, our curated list of mooncakes delivery in Singapore is for you!
Swensen’s is definitely a household name in Singapore. This year, they have collaborated with foodpanda to come up with a unique flavoured mooncake – White Chocolate with Truffle Oil Mochi-Snowskin Ice Cream Mooncake. Known for their exciting ice cream flavours, this mooncake consists of creamy white chocolate vanilla ice cream with aromatic truffle oil. These mooncakes are also halal, which makes it an inclusive treat for all and are available at all Swensen’s outlets on foodpanda, till 21 September 2021. Mooncakes are sold individually at $10.90 each.
Starbucks is known for its wide range of refreshing and delectable beverages, but this year, the coffee chain has come up with its own mooncakes. If you are a fan of their coffee, the Starbucks® Coffee with Caramel & Hazelnut mooncake is definitely up your alley. Made with their signature coffee and infused with sweet flavours like Caramel and Hazelnut, this is the perfect tea time treat.
Aside from that, Starbucks is also introducing another new flavour this year – Mango Yuzu. For those who dislike flavours that are too overpowering or sweet, Mango Yuzu is the right mix between refreshing and flavourful.
Both mooncakes are sold individually on foodpanda, retailing at $6.30 each.
If you are a mala lover, this savoury mooncake from Peach Garden is your match made in heaven. While mala as a dish tends to be oily, Peach Garden’s Premium Mala Paste with Assorted Nuts (Beetroot-flavoured Skin) has a pleasant spicy flavour with none of the oil. This box of 4 retails on foodpanda for $57.25.
For a shot of nostalgia, try Peach Garden’s Golden Pandan Paste with One Yolk (Reduced Sugar). It’s a perfect marriage of local flavours with a traditional mooncake. With a single yolk, this is also a better option for the health-conscious or elderly.
From now till 30 September, Peach Garden is offering 20% off their full menu (inclusive of mooncakes) for all foodpanda orders.
Image credits: Crystal Jade Singapore
Crystal Jade specialises in traditional Chinese cuisine and Dim Sum – which is why their mooncakes are often the traditional baked version, rather than snowskin mooncakes. This year, Crystal Jade is selling a new, unique flavour – Baked Red Dates Paste with Dried Longan & Wolfberries. They are crafted with Crystal Jade’s signature thin, golden-brown, and moist pastry skin. The filling is sure to remind dessert lovers of famous Chinese desserts like Snow Fungus Soup and Dried Longan with Wolfberry Jelly. Crystal Jade’s Baked Red Dates Paste with Dried Longan & Wolfberries mooncake retails on foodpanda at $66 (box of 4).
If you are not much of a mooncake person, Makisan’s exclusive Mid-Autumn Festival Combo is perfect for you. Retailing at $25 on foodpanda, this combo consists of a D.I.Y Mega-San Sushi, a Ayataka Canned Drink and Makisan’s exclusive Snowskin Taro Taro Mooncake.
The snowskin Taro Taro mooncake has a silky smooth yam paste filling, so it is light on your palate and not too overpowering. For people who still want to join in the festivities, this set is filling and affordable, perfect for a gathering of the diet-conscious.
Apart from traditional baked mooncakes, there are also Teochew Mooncakes. Teochew mooncakes are slightly different, with an outer flaky crust.
Breadtalk’s 4 In 1 Teochew Mooncake Set comprises of 1 salty tau sar & salted egg yolk, 1 sweet tau sar with melon seeds, 1 teochew double delight & 1 yuan yang with salted egg yolk, which retails for $40.80 on foodpanda. This set of 4 consists of both sweet and savory flavoured mooncakes, and it is best paired with a cup of Chinese tea.
If you have yet to place your order for mooncakes, foodpanda has a wide selection of mooncakes for you to choose from. Whether it is baked mooncakes or snowskin mooncakes, there is something for every palette – happy shopping!