8 Unique Mooncakes in Singapore 2022 and Where to Buy Them

8 Unique Mooncakes in Singapore 2022 to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

These mooncakes will leave you wanting more.

Marking the end of the autumn harvest, the Mid-Autumn Festival was traditionally a time to give thanks to the gods. Today, the tradition is upheld by family gatherings, lanterns, and perhaps the star of the show — mooncakes. As Singapore’s Mid-Autumn Festival 2022 approaches, cravings for delicious mooncakes packed in aesthetic boxes reach an all-time high! However, with the huge assortment of mooncakes available in Singapore, choosing which one to buy becomes somewhat of a dilemma. 

If you’re wondering what some of the best mooncakes in Singapore are, we’ve got you covered! From classic favours like Lotus Paste to contemporary flavours like Negroni Truffle, here are eight places to get unique mooncakes in Singapore.

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Mooncakes to satisfy your cravings

1. RE&S

Kicking off our list are the mooncakes from RE&S. RE&S boasts a wide selection of Japanese-flavoured mooncakes like the Yuze White Lotus Paste and the Charcoal Skin Kuro Goma (black sesame) and the Lychee White Lotus Paste. Their offerings are wallet-friendly, with a set of four different flavours setting you back S$69.80. The set even comes with four complimentary sachets of Japanese Roji tea to compliment these unique flavours!

2. Paradise Group

With Mid-Autumn Festival just around the corner, Paradise Group is bringing back its popular line-up of mooncakes — Gems of the Full Moon. This set debuted in 2020 and was well-received. For just S$68 for a box of 8, the set features the delicious Liqueur Snow Skin Mooncakes. Filled with Chestnut past, Jasmine paste, or Lotus paste, and a chocolate truffle core infused with various liqueurs, these are undoubtedly one of 2022’s most unique mooncakes in Singapore. 

3. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

Most mooncake-lovers will be familiar with the ever-popular Mini Mooncakes offered by The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. These diminutive mooncakes are sold in two aesthetic jewellery boxes that are perfect for gifting. They even come with two matching tote bags that draw inspiration from Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES.

With five sublime snowskin specialities and four traditionally beloved baked mooncakes available, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel is a great place to get your mooncake fix!

4. Kam’s Roast

Kam’s Roast stands out with its selection of Hong Kong-style mooncakes. The restaurant puts a unique twist on mooncakes by combining classic flavours with contemporary ingredients. 

Customise your own box of mooncakes with up to five flavours to choose from, including their One-of-a-Kind Assorted Nuts with Roast Duck Mooncake. Individual mooncakes cost S$10.80+ and a box of six costs S$68+. 

5. Swensen’s

Although Swensen’s may not be the first place that comes to mind when considering where to buy mooncakes in Singapore, you’d be remiss if you didn’t check out their contemporary take on traditional favourites.

Their Mochi-Snowskin Ice Cream Mooncakes come in many interesting flavours, from Durian King (D24) to Cookies ‘N’ Cream. Mooncake aficionados will be sure to find the perfect pick to satisfy their cravings!

6. InterContinental Singapore

Mooncake lovers rejoice! InterContinental Singapore is unveiling four new tea-based snowskin mooncakes — Passionfruit Earl Grey, Lychee Oolong, Thai Cheese Milk Tea, and Sea Salt Caramel Rose.

Encased in an emerald box decorated with flowers and butterflies, this collection costs S$98. Look out for their premium Negroni Truffle Snowskin Mooncake (S$126) as well!

7. The Marmalade Pantry

If your tastebuds are feeling adventurous, The Marmalade Pantry has the perfect mooncakes for you! Their Hojicha Matcha with Raisin puts a contemporary spin on beloved classics. The tea-infused lotus paste centre comes full of buttery macadamia nuts.

Packed into a vintage rattan case, these mooncakes are great for gifting. Celebrate 2022’s Mooncake Festival with these unique mooncakes!

8. The Peninsula Boutique

Last but not least, The Peninsular Boutique features mooncakes inspired by traditional Cantonese flavours. The result is the rich and aromatic Sesame and Mung Bean Paste Mooncake and the refreshing Salty Lemon with White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake.

Their Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes have become a modern classic with the perfect blend of traditional and contemporary flavours!

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And that concludes our list of eight unique mooncakes in Singapore 2022. Whether you’re a firm supporter of classic flavours or you’re looking for a more contemporary take on this timeless tradition, there’s something here for everyone!


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Chow Cheng Yang
Chow Cheng Yang

Cheng Yang can often be found in his natural habitat — in his bed with a cup of coffee and a science-fiction novel. With his undying love for jazz music and old movies, he likes to think of himself as a bit of a hippie. When he's not busy with work or school, he spends his free time playing the guitar or practising calligraphy.