The biggest Mid-Autumn fair in Singapore is back.
With over 60 well-loved brands (both online and in-store), the Takashimaya’s Mid-Autumn Festive Celebration 2022 is the grandest mooncake fair in town.
And this year, the fair venue is back at Takashimaya Square B2 and Food Hall B2, from 4 Aug (Thurs) till 10 Sep 2022 (Sat).
If you are thinking what there is to expect, there are up 7 distinct categories of mooncakes, from Hotels & Restaurants, from Baked Skin to Snow Skin Mooncakes, from Overseas Brands to Durian Mooncakes, and more.
These include favourite brands such as Amethyst Pastry & Cakes, Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore, Imperial Patisserie (HK), Hong Kong MX Mooncakes, Home’s Favourite, InterContinental Singapore, Kee Wah Bakery (HK), Kele, Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Mdm Ling Bakery, Pan Pacific Singapore, Peony Jade Restaurant, Shangri-La Singapore, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore and many more.
Here are 10 Mooncake brands you can look out for at the Takashimaya’s Mid-Autumn Festive Celebration 2022:
Pan Pacific Singapore, Hai Tien Lo
Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin and Rose Lychee Snowskin Mooncake
Look forward to a refreshed collection of five snowskin mooncake flavours and traditional baked goodies at award-winning Hai Tien Lo from Pan Pacific Singapore this Mid-Autumn Festival.
Two flavours are debuting this year – the White Lotus Paste with Melon Seed ($89.88) and Pandan Paste with Pumpkin Seed ($89.88).
Both carry timeless tastes and aroma, enhanced with textural layers from the seeds.
Recommended is Hai Tien Lo’s bestselling Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake ($115.56), made with rich, bittersweet Mao Shan Wang durian paste. This year, touches of gold enhance the charcoal-tinted skin of this much-try mooncake.
Add a fruity-floral flair with their Rose Lychee Snowskin Mooncake ($92.02) teasing you with fruity bits of lychee and mild floral notes.
Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore
Ondeh Ondeh Snowskin Mooncake and Tiger Tubbies
Experience Mid-Autumn Grandeur 2022 at Goodwood Park Hotel with perennial favourites and new flavours. This year, the hotel’s culinary team continues to join forces with Hong Kong chefs to deliver a stellar set of handcrafted festive treats.
Front and centre of the collection are brand new delicacies such as Traditional Wife Cake, Traditional Husband Cake, and Teochew-style Cake.
And just for this Year of the Tiger, they offer lovable Tiger Tubbies, filled with lotus seed paste and a quarter of golden salted egg yolk. Very cute.
Highly anticipated snowskin mooncakes return this season with new flavours like Ondeh Ondeh and Strawberry to tickle your taste buds.
The beautifully green-tinted Ondeh Ondeh snowskin mooncakes ($52 nett for 2pc, $82 nett for 4pc) offer a creamy all-natural pandan centre wrapped in a choux pastry, Java-sourced gula melaka, and bits of freshly grated coconut. Handcrafted with green swirls, this pastry exudes rich flavour and texture.
But fret not durian fans – classic ones like D24 and ‘Mao Shan Wang’ are still here to delight.
Yanxi Dim Sum & Hot Pot
Matcha Green Tea Lotus Paste Mooncake and Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake
Yanxi Dim Sum & Hot Pot joins the festivities as it launches a repertoire of much-loved signature delicacies in classic flavours.
Their Baked Collection of mooncakes (Box of 4) is presented in elegant and modern boxes, designed as thoughtful gift sets.
Part of the collection are Yanxi Classics, Traditional Mixed Nuts (a blend of almonds, macadamia, walnuts, sesame seeds and melon seeds), and low sugar variations for guilt-free indulgence. Choose between Low Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Single Yolk or Double Yolks.
If you enjoy the flavours of Matcha, the Matcha Green Tea Lotus Paste ($66) is a perfect match. Each mooncake is steeped in an alluringly complex flavour.
The Peninsula Boutique (HK)
Mini Egg Custard Mooncake
The Peninsula from Hong Kong is back with their iconic Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes ($86 per box of 8pc), an original creation first introduced in 1986.
A contemporary classic that is imported straight from Hong Kong, this is a must-share with family, friends and loved ones this Mid-Autumn Festival.
The mooncakes are hard to resist for its light, buttery exterior covering rich, creamy filling. No wonder these custard mooncakes have spanned over 3 decades and continue to be highly coveted pastries.
And to keep things fresh, a new flavour debuts this year: Mini Tea Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncake ($92, 8pc). They take the beloved egg custard mooncakes and infuse them with The Peninsula’s popular tea blends.
The Earl Grey Tea gives you a hint of bergamot and citrus notes, while Lychee Black Tea carries a fruity flair. For a traditional taste, get the Tie Guan Yin or the signature Peninsula Blend.
聚 JU Dim Sum Restaurant
Signature Flaky Teochew Orh Nee Mooncake Series
Dim Sum restaurant 聚JU Dim Sum Restaurant has introduced this Signature Flaky Teochew Orh Nee Mooncake Series.
Using carefully selected top-grade ingredients, the Flaky Teochew Pumpkin Orh Nee Mooncake ($78 onwards, 4pc) is handcrafted with wellness in mind.
Apart from good flavours, they reduce the sugar, use less peanut oil, use only natural colouring, and skip the preservatives.
The intricate spiral layers of this pastry are held by a delicately crisp crust, tinted with natural colours from pumpkin, and shaped by hand. Inside is a sweet, silky smooth Orh Nee filling complementing the crunchy flakiness of the Teochew crust.
Aside from the flaky mooncake, do try their Traditional Cantonese Low Sugar Mooncake Series ($76 – $86) and Mini Snowskin Mooncake Series ($78). Enjoy the exhilarating fragrance of Champagne Truffle with Pure White Lotus Paste Mini Snowskin Mooncake.
Yan’s Dining Restaurant
Momoyama Skin Mooncakes and Authentic Traditional Shanghai Savoury Mooncakes
The Yan’s Dining 嬿青私房菜 culinary team has launched a new concoction this 2022 – Momoyama Skin Mooncakes ($62.10, 8pc).
Momoyama skin is prepared with white bean paste blended with egg yolks, milk, butter, and sugar. Compared to traditional mooncakes, they have less fat and less sugar and are more delicate in taste.
Pick from a collection of 8 flavours – Sea Salt Rose & Lychee, Oatmeal Oolong Milk Tea, Uji Matcha, Durian, Soy Cheese, Salted Egg Custard, Burgundy Raspberry, and Charcoal Grilled Sweet Potato.
Explore the savoury side too with their Authentic Traditional Shanghai Savoury Mooncakes. Make it an unforgettable Mid-Autumn Festival with Fresh Pork Mooncake and Mala Lobster Mooncake ($40.70 for box of 4 Fresh Pork + 4 Mala Lobster).
Mdm Ling Bakery
LAVALICIOUS! Signature Series – MONOPOLY Street Smart Edition (Halal and Vegetarian)
Be the first in your block to experience Mdm Ling Bakery’s Mid-Autumn Game Box ($118) – the World’s First MONOPOLY Mooncake Street Smart Edition.
Merge mooncakes and old-school gaming in this first-of-its-kind concept.
Designed to transform into a real MONOPOLY game board, this game box comes with 4 mooncakes, each with a different flavoured lava core.
Chocoholics will adore the indulgent Belgian-Italian Chocolate Hazelnut. A rich filling made with the best Belgian chocolate chips and Italian chocolate hazelnut. Try city flavours with the Hong Kong Salted Egg Yolk Custard Mooncake or Japanese Matcha Green Tea. The Nanyang Coffee Caramel Mooncake, inspired by local kopi siew dai, uses less sugar.
Now you can globetrot the different streets of the world while eating mooncakes.
August Baking Studio
Teochew Mooncakes in Galaxy and Rainbow Theme
When it comes to artisanal local pastries, August Baking Studio imparts Western elements traditional flavours. All their delicacies are intricately handcrafted, and recipes are continuously refined for improvement.
A must-try for this festive season is their signature Shanghai Mooncakes ($38.80, 4pc). At the core is a rich, savoury salted egg yolk while its light, buttery pastry crust simply melts in your mouth.
The visually stunning Teochew-styled Mooncakes ($38.80, 4pc) are also a delight to bite into. Unlike traditional baked mooncakes, these ones have exquisite swirls from multi-layers of delicate buttery pastry. The lotus paste filling with reduced sugar makes this a guilt-free treat.
Get the All-Time Favourite Teochew Mooncake ($52.80, 6pc) which comes in Galaxy and Rainbow Theme, a truly remarkable looking mooncake. Available while stock lasts.
Imperial Patisserie (HK)
Lava Custard Mooncakes
Imperial Patisserie takes pride in their Master Chefs Yip Wing Wah and Michelin-starred Chef Lai Wing Koon, who created their award-winning Lava Mooncake.
Since 2019, this pastry has won the Grand Gold Award for 4 straight years. The momentous award is a first in 59 years, making Lava Mooncake the first mooncake to win this highest honour.
The Master Chef duo only use top-grade ingredients to produce the best lava effect even under room temperature.
Choose from a wide selection of pastries in the Lava Mooncake Collection, including the Lava Custard Mooncakes ($89, 8pc).
French natural butter adds flavour and richness, and the salted egg yolk filling is from secret recipe. The oozing velvety Lava Custard effect heightens the egg custard flavour and salty notes from the egg yolk.
Tai-Cha Sommelier Gift Set
For the modern-day Chinese tea drinker, Pryce Tea is top of mind and an industry steward. As a brand, it curates blends that capture the palate and lifestyle of premium tea lovers
Since it began operations, it levelled up from serving Chinese teas onboard Singapore Airlines to Western epicurean infusions for luxury hotels like Millennium International Copthorne International and Far East Hospitality groups.
Get a sneak peak of Pryce Tea’s Tai-Cha Collection with the Tai-Cha Sommelier Gift Set ($180 early bird price, till 17 Aug). Dive into an opulent tea experience with this set of Taiwanese fine teas.
Tai-Cha Sommelier Gift Set features 4 stylish Treasures Tins: Beauty of Orient, Li Shan Oolong, Muscat Oolong and Sun Moon Lake Red Tea.
Each set is complete with The Sommelier teapot and four matching teacups. You should love the splash of colours to your teatime – this set is available in Celadon Blue, Aqua Blue and Valencia Orange.
Takashimaya’s Mid-Autumn Festive Celebration 2022 (In-store)
Date: 4 Aug (Thurs) to 10 Sep 2022 (Sat)
Venue: Takashimaya Square, B2 and Food Hall, B2, Pillar Promotion
Takashimaya’s Mid-Autumn Festive Celebration 2022 (Online)
Date: Now to 2 Sep 2022 (Fri)
Online Store: https://www.takashimaya.com.sg/mid-autumn-fair-2022
Early Bird Specials: From now to 14 Aug 2022 (Sun), enjoy up to 40% OFF* on selected brands when you shop instore or online.
Enjoy FREE delivery with a min. spend of $150 online. Self-collection is also available for all orders at Rose Room, Level 3.
* This entry is brought to you in partnership with Takashimaya.