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6 new snowskin mooncakes to try in Singapore

Looking for new mooncake flavours to savour this year? Check out the following varieties of snowskin mooncakes.

01: Intercontinental Singapore


Executive Chinese Chef Kwan Yiu Kan of Man Fu Yuan restaurant presents the Garden Collection, made up of four, floral-flavoured snowskin mooncakes: Roselle and Red Date uses red date paste and features light smoky notes from the roselle; Rosemary, Almond and Green Tea Paste, with hints of rosemary; the fragrant Rose with White Lotus Paste and Pistachio; and Pandan with White Lotus Paste and Macadamia Nuts. Priced at $72. Tel: 6825-1131/2; manfuyuan.sg

02: The Fullerton Hotel


New to the line-up at The Fullerton Cake Boutique are Kopi with Salted Hokkaido Milk Snow Skin Mooncake, which contains a robust coffee paste and a salted milk core; the teardrop-shaped Tangerine Lemon and Pistachio Snow Skin Mooncake, which has a fresh citrusy flavour and slivers of nuts; Pandan with Coconut Baked Mooncake, inspired by the pandan chiffon cake; and the savoury Salted Taro with Peanut Butter Baked Mooncake. Tel: 6877-8943/8178; shop.fullertonhotels.com

03: Fairmont Singapore


This year, snowskin mooncake connoisseurs and chocoholics alike can look forward to a new flavour that’s guaranteed to please. Golden Caramel Crunch features a delicate and velvety, pastel-blue skin, with a delicious filling made up of crunchy feuilletine chocolate flakes and creamy milk couverture chocolate. Priced at $68 for a box of eight. Tel: 6338-8785; www.celebrationscentral.com.sg

04: Goodwood Park Hotel


The hotel introduces three new unique flavours to its snowskin mooncake range. Prickly Pear with Bergamot Snowskin Mooncake boasts a blush-pink skin and a filling made from the fruit of the cactus plant (prickly pear), citrusy bergamot and crunchy diced pears; Apple Cider Snowskin Mooncake has a refreshing sweet-tangy flavour that comes from apple cider and a crunch from diced apples; while Root Beer Snowskin Mooncake has a root beer base flavoured with vanilla beans and a tinge of rum. Priced from $32 for two pieces. Tel: 6737-7411; www.goodwoodparkhotel.com

05: Regent Singapore


Summer Palace Dim Sum Chef Leong Kwok Sing pays tribute to Singapore’s history as a spice trading centre with two new snowskin varieties: Pineapple Pink Peppercorn and Cinnamon Red Bean. The first features a soft, chilli-infused skin, tangy pineapple paste, and a pink peppercorn chocolate core, while the second has a cinnamon-infused skin, and a sweet and earthy red bean paste filling encasing a spiced wine ganache. Priced at $69 for eight pieces. Tel: 6725-3239; www.regenthotels.com/EN/Singapore

06: Crystal Jade

  • Crystal Jade's snowskin mooncakes

The whimsical Mickey and Minnie Snow Skin Collection is a set of eight petite mooncakes with four tempting fillings, presented in a specially designed lacquered box. The flavours include Pandan Lotus with Gula Melaka, the rich and chocolatey Chocolate Manuka Honey, the zesty Chocolate Japanese Yuzu, and the Molten Centre Raspberry Truffle with White Lotus, which has a refreshing raspberry liquid centre that oozes out when the mooncake is bitten into. Priced at $78. www.crystaljade.com