1)Bubble Tea Snowskin Mooncakes from Changhosek
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It’s no surprise that Singapore is now a nation captivated by bubble tea, with endless new bubble tea stores sprouting up around the island. We knew it was only a matter of time before we got bubble tea in the form of a snowskin mooncake as well! Changhosek’s variation contains tea-infused lotus seed paste and comes in matcha green tea or milk flavours, and yes, there are soft chewy pearls embedded within.
2)Premium Durian Snowskin Mooncake from Golden Moments
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Your foreign friends may not love the aroma of the King of Fruits like you do, but perhaps they may be willing to change their minds when it comes to durian mooncakes. While not new to the scene, these tasty treats have become true favourites among Singaporeans.
Ask any Singaporean which is the best durian mooncake and you’ll get a hundred different responses. Our choice is the Premium Durian Snowskin Mooncake by durian connoisseurs, Golden Moments. Why? Unlike other durian mooncakes, their version features a delicious Mao Shan Wang filling wrapped in a jet-black charcoal snowskin outer layer, exquisitely sprinkled with actual gold dust for that truly atas feeling.
3)Brown Sugar Chinese Longan Mooncake from Marina Bay Sands
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Singapore has seen many food fads come and go. From salted egg and chilli crab sauce on everything imaginable in the past, we’ve now arrived at the age of brown sugar-anything. This Brown Sugar Chinese Longan Mooncake from Marina Bay Sands not only contains the ‘It’ flavour of the moment, but also manages to double down on traditional Asian flavours with the addition of Chinese longans for that sweet yet tangy taste that reminds one of a bowl of cheng tng.
4)Mulberry Snowskin Mooncake from Kele
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Commonly found in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) stores around Singapore, mulberries have long been brewed in herbal teas to ease various health symptoms, from premature greying to insomnia. Besides their supposed medicinal value, they are also often enjoyed as a snack for their sweet yet tart flavour as well.
That’s where Kele’s Mulberry Snowskin Mooncake comes in. These traditional treats with a twist contain bits of mulberries within them, for a distinctively different flavour profile that definitely won’t taste like medicinal tea.
Now that you’ve read all about these uniquely Singaporean mooncake flavours, we hope you won’t feel left out when your friends back home share their #mooncakeselfies on their Insta-Stories.
While innovative mooncake flavours may make for exciting stories to share on your social media feeds, let us not forget that the occasion is for reunions and spending quality time with family and loved ones. Wishing you and your family a meaningful Mid-Autumn Festival.