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Snowskin mooncakes to tuck into

The sweet, the savoury, the spicy, the surprising — we dig them all.

Making their debut at St Regis Singapore are Yan Ting’s champagne truffle with chocolate paste, with a rich black sesame gold-dusted coat; a reduced-sugar green apple paste with macadamia nuts, perfect for the health conscious; and green tea paste with almond flakes for matcha fans.

Level 1U, Yan Ting; Lobby level, La Pâtisserie; Tel: 6506 6852


The latest snowskin mooncake in Fairmont Singapore’s stable, Golden Caramel Crunch, offers everything for a winning treat: IG-worthy looks, delightful texture and delicate flavours. Also in the line-up is a zesty Imperial Yuzu and the very luxurious Rum & Raisin Chocolate Truffle.

Level 2, 80 Bras Basah Road; Tel: 6338 8785;;


Raffles Singapore’s champagne truffle and ganache snowskin mooncake gets a pretty-in-pink counterpart: The strawberry yoghurt snowskin mooncake is embedded with a white chocolate pearl centre to delight with its sweet and tangy flavour.

Martini Bar at Bar & Billiard Room, 1 Beach Road; Tel: 6412 1122;


Pandan with gula melaka and white lotus seed paste with egg yolk snowskin mooncakes are firm favourites, but The Fullerton Hotel Singapore aims to impress with its ingenuity with creations such as kopi with salted Hokkaido milk, and tangerine lemon with pistachios.

1 Fullerton Square; Tel: 6877 8943/8178;; 


We could hardly bear to cut into these floral beauties by InterContinental Singapore, but they’re not just pretty faces. Man Fu Yuan stays on theme with this new Garden Collection, which comprises roselle and red date; rosemary, almond and green tea; rose and pistachio; and pandan and macadamia.

Level 1, 80 Middle Road; Tel: 6825 1131/1132;


Spiced mooncakes? If they work as well as these from Regent Singapore, we could get behind them. Summer Palace returns to the nation’s entrepôt beginnings with its two new flavours, pineapple and pink peppercorn, and cinnamon red bean with spiced wine.

Lobby level or Level 3, 1 Cuscaden Road; Tel: 6725 3239; Order online​


Did you know prickly pear is part of the cactus family, is edible and makes for a fine mooncake ingredient? We didn’t, until we met one of Goodwood Park Hotel‘s new creations, the on-trend millennial-pink prickly pear with bergamot snowskin mooncake with pear bits embedded. Its tart citrus flavours keep it fresh and intriguing.

22 Scotts Road; Tel: 6730 1867/1868;

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