The 15th day of the eighth month on the lunar calendar 八月十五 is a special day for the Chinese. During the night, adults sip tea and children carry lanterns under a full moon 🌕. Still, don’t know what’s the special occasion? Here’s another hint – Mooncakes.

traditional mooncakes in singapore

Mooncakes 🥮 have become synonymous with Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore.

There are so many types and flavours rolled out each year that consumers are spoilt for choice. If you feel lost and confused, don’t worry.

From snowskin to traditional flavours, we have come up with a list of the best mooncakes you can get in Singapore.

Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 1 October 2020 (Thursday) this year, so there’s still some time to decide which mooncakes to buy.




The Pine Garden

Founded in 1984, The Pine Garden is a heartland-boutique bakery with over 36 years of history and heritage that revels in the culture of celebrations. Recognising the need to reinvent a long-standing family business, Mr Wei Chan, Managing Director of The Pine Garden transformed the old-school bakery into one with products that perpetuate a truly Singaporean heritage.

Every creation at The Pine Garden comes straight from the heart – each pastry carefully and lovingly handcrafted by a team of devoted bakers, serving only the freshest bakes one can find while reminiscing the traditional taste.

the pine gardens traditional mooncakes

2020 Mooncake Collection New Flavours & Classics

  • Baked Skin | Snow Skin
    ○ Black Sesame Paste with Mochi
    ○ BiLuoChun Tea with Guava
  • Baked Skin
    ○ Cempedak Paste with 1 Yolk
    ○ Brown Sugar Multi-Grain Lotus Paste
  • Assorted Nuts
  • Baked Skin | Snow Skin
    ○ White Lotus Seed Paste with 2 Yolks
  • Baked Skin Red Bean Orh-Ni
  • Pandan Coconut Dodol

Website: pgcake.com

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ChangHoSek

Celebrate a time of family and togetherness this Mid-Autumn Festival with ChangHoSek’s Nyonya Family Collection! Their recipe focuses on quality lotus seeds that are meticulously blended into a creamy smooth paste and complementing it with top-grade roasted melon seeds and salted egg yolks.

Chang Ho Sek batik tingkat mooncakes

Their Shopee Exclusive signature mooncake tingkat features a Peranakan-inspired motif and comes with 4 pcs baked and snowskin bibik combo (2 pcs double yolk and 2 pcs Mao Shan Wang). You can reuse the tingkat for takeaway food as well!

Where to get: Shopee

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Fairmont Singapore

Fairmont Singapore Baked Mooncakes

Usher in 2020 Mid-Autumn festivities with Fairmont Singapore’s exquisite mooncake collection of traditional baked favourites such as the Traditional Mixed Nuts, Pine Nuts in White Lotus Paste, Single Yolk & Macadamia Nuts in White Lotus Paste and Double Yolk in White Lotus Paste.

Where to get: Shopee

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Gin Thye

Recognised by the National Heritage Board of Singapore, Gin Thye is a traditional brand committed to the preservation and spreading of traditional Asian bakery culture for future generations to come. They specialise in good, old-fashioned Asian pastry and mooncakes are one of the delicacies they offer.

Gin Thye Snow Skin Bamboo Charcoal Mooncake and Durian Mochi

For durian lovers, this is a bundle you won’t want to miss. Exclusive to Shopee, the Durian Bundle features a yummy combo of Snow Skin Premium Charcoal Red Prawn Mooncake + White Skin Durian Mochi!

Where to get: Shopee

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Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s mooncakes are a tradition well-preserved. Loaded with the finest ingredients to deliver gastronomic bliss, our mooncakes have no added preservatives or artificial flavouring. Each mooncake is meticulously crafted by hand in a traditional manner – using wooden moulds, by our chefs from Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant. Top these off with enhanced hygiene and cleanliness protocols, in line with Marriott International’s Commitment to Clean programme – Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s mooncakes are not to be missed.

Website: celebratorydelights.com/mooncakes

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➡️ Related Read: Where to Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival 2020 Events in Singapore

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