Unique mooncake flavours to suit your vibe
We are finally easing back to normalcy, so this year’s Mid-Autumn festival definitely has to be extra special. Pack that dining table with Chinese pu’er tea, fruits, nuts, and of course, a platter of carefully curated mooncakes.
Whether you’re a traditionalist, collector, or adventurer, here’s a plethora of unique mooncake flavours you can choose from to immaculately match your vibes. Fortune favours all UOB Cardmembers. Enjoy up to 35% off your mooncake orders featured in the list below!
1. Sakura Milk Tea Snowskin
Image credit: Wah Lok Chinese Restaurant, Carlton Hotel Singapore
Almost too pretty to be eaten is the Mini Sakura Milk Tea Snowskin ($80 for eight pieces) mooncakes from Wah Lok Chinese Restaurant, Carlton Hotel Singapore. This cherry blossom-infused sweet treat comes with an aromatic milk tea lotus paste peppered with crunchy chocolate bits and a chocolate truffle in the middle. Also available are their unique Mini Walnut Moontart with Egg Yolk ($80 for eight pieces), a nutty take on a traditional lotus paste and salted yolk mooncake.
Walk in or purchase online before 12 August with your UOB Cards to make use of the 30% off, or enjoy a 25% off thereafter—up till 10 September.
Address: 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 8pm
Tel: 6349 1292
2. Rum & Raisin Praline Snowskin Mooncakes
Image credit: Xin Cuisine, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
The mooncakes from Xin Cuisine, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, tick all the boxes this year. They are pretty to look at, fancy in flavours, and comes nicely packaged in an oriental Chinese painting-like box. If you’re ‘adulting’, order their Rum & Raisin Praline Mini Snowskin Mooncake ($73) or Lychee Martini Praline Mini Snowskin Mooncake ($73) for a pop of alcohol-based praline jammed in the centre.
From now till 6 September, take 35% off the traditional and mini snowskin mooncakes with the promo code ‘UOBMC35’ and 20% off Xin’s signature series with the promo code ‘UOBMC20’ on Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium e-shop when you pay with any UOB Credit or Debit Card.
Address: 317 Outram Road, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore 169075
Collection hours: 8 Aug to 9 Sep, Daily at 12pm to 8pm
Tel: 3138 2531
3. Champagne Truffle Snowskin Mooncakes
Image credit: Raffles Hotel Singapore
Raffles Hotel Singapore is so well known for its Champagne Truffle Snow-skin Mooncake ($88), so you’d be surprised that paying with a UOB Card will still score you 20% off! Valid for online pre-orders till 21 August, this white lotus paste mooncake is a must-have for Mid-Autumn festival.
They also have non-alcoholic options including the Da Li Rose And Strawberry Chocolate Snow-Skin Mooncake ($86) and Yuzu And Osmanthus Truffle Snow-Skin Mooncake ($86), featuring strawberry chocolate and tea-infused fillings respectively.
Address: 328 North Bridge Road, North Bridge Road Atrium, Singapore 188719
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 8pm
Tel: 6412 1122
4. Hokkaido Strawberry Mousse Mooncake-shaped Mini Cakes
Image credit: Polar Puffs & Cakes
It’s kawaii galore with Polar Puffs & Cakes and their adorable Sanrio character mooncake-shaped mini cakes—a sure win amongst kids and fervent fans alike. Don’t let their cute appearance fool you, as the Hello Kitty – Hokkaido Strawberry Mousse ($8.50) and My Melody – Valrhona Chocolate Mousse ($8.50) are basically rich mousse encased in luscious chocolate shells.
Walk into any of their outlets for a pre-order till 11 September and pay with a UOB Card for discounts on their Sanrio characters Mid-Autumn bundle set, which includes a limited edition Hello Kitty cooler bag too. Each set goes for $49.90 instead of $55.90!
5. Tea-infused Mooncakes
Image credit: JW Marriott Singapore South Beach
If you’re looking for something more bougie, the unique mooncakes from JW Marriott Singapore South Beach would be the way to go. Tea enthusiasts will fall in love with the Black Tea Truffle with Pu-Er Lotus ($80) or Lemon Truffle with Green Tea Lotus ($80) flavours, while those with adventurous taste buds can try the Martell VSOP Chamomile Truffle with Red Dates Lotus ($92) or Royal Salute Caramel Sea Salt Truffle with Honey Purple Potato ($92) flavours.
Either do a walk-in or purchase online via their website from now till 10 September for 20% off all mooncakes with the promo code ‘UOBMC20’. Early birds ordering before 10 August will get an additional 5% off with the promo code ‘UOBMC20+5’.
Address: 30 Beach Road, Nicoll Highway, Singapore 189763
Tel: 6818 1908
6. Durian Snowskin Mooncakes
Image credit: The Deli, Goodwood Park Hotel
The Deli, Goodwood Park Hotel has always been synonymous with durian desserts, and their all-new Durian Combo ($116) will surely get the durian lovers excited with just a hint of durian mooncakes wafting through the air. Made with premium durians such as D24, D88, Mao Shan Wang, and Black Thorn Durian, the soft snowskin and melt-in-your-mouth puree filling are to die for.
Alternatively, there’s also the classic traditional baked White Lotus Seed Paste with Melon Seeds ($48) and White Lotus Seed Paste with Four Yolks ($62) for a salty kick with every bite! Take 15% off these baked mooncakes and other selected Mid-Autumn specials when you order anytime before 10 September.
Address: 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 8pm
Tel: 6730 1868
7. Charcoal Black Sesame Paste with Melon Seeds and Gold Dust Mooncakes
Image credit: Peach Blossoms, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore
Be a little more adventurous with your mooncake flavours and try the Charcoal Black Sesame Paste with Melon Seeds and Gold Dust ($88 for four pieces) mooncakes from Peach Blossoms, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore this year. All decked out in a tall and intricately decorated pink pull-out box, these pretty mooncakes are going to be as rich in flavour as they look.
Simply head down to the hotel to make your purchase or make an online purchase via firstname.lastname@example.org, and pay with a UOB Card by 31 July to relish 25% off the mooncake order. Alternatively, make an order anytime from 1 August to 10 September for 15% off!
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore, Singapore 039594
8. Fragrant Taro with Gingko Mooncakes
Image credit: Crystal Jade
Get everything at once with Crystal Jade’s Assorted Fruity Blossom Petite Snowskin Mooncake (from $44.95 for four pieces) that you can order with a Premium Tea Gift Set at only $58 (U.P. $108). This includes new flavours such as Honey Chrysanthemum with Orange Peel, Roselle with Blueberry, Pandan Coconut, and last but not least, Fragrant Taro with Gingko for the orh nee lovers. With such variety you know everyone will find a favourite!
Get your hands on these mooncakes at all Crystal Jade outlets with the exception of Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao at Changi Airport Terminal 1’s departure hall. UOB Cardmembers can enjoy 18% off for orders before 15 August, and 12% off for orders after that. Psst! There’s an additional 5% off when you purchase both baked and petite snowskin mooncakes or order from estore.crystaljade.com with the promo code ‘UOB225M’.
9. Teochew Mooncakes
Image credit: Thye Moh Chan
Impress the folks with some traditional Teochew mooncakes from Thye Moh Chan. This year, they are offering 20% off all mooncake sets when you pay with a UOB Card. Valid from now till 21 August, head to any of their three outlets for the traditional handmade mooncakes, characterised by fragrant and flaky pastry.
Best-selling options for first-timers to try would be their Salty Tau Sar with Salted Egg Yolk ($42.80 for four pieces), or the unique Yuan Yang with Salted Egg Yolk ($50.80 for four pieces) which is filled with spicy pork floss, salted egg yolk, and fragrant mung bean paste. There’s also the Teochew Double Delight ($42.80 for four pieces).
10. Flaky Teochew Black Bean Paste Mooncakes
Image credit: Swatow Restaurant
Vegetarian options are also included in this list of unique mooncake flavours! Swatow Restaurant is offering a special Flaky Teochew Black Bean Paste Mooncake in a box of four at $56. The use of 100% black bean paste makes for an interesting pitch-black filling that is low in sugar and free from preservatives. And not to worry if you find yourself still craving some yolky goodness, they also offer a single egg yolk option at $62 for a box of four.
From now till 12 September, UOB Cardmembers can take 20% off all mooncake purchases. Early birds walking in from now till 22 August with a minimum order of five boxes can enjoy 25% off, while those with a minimum order of 20 boxes can enjoy a whopping 30% off. UOB Cardmembers signing up with Swatow Restaurant’s free membership will also enjoy an additional 2% off!
Address: 181 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, #02-602, Singapore 310181
Opening hours: Daily, 8am to 10pm
Tel: 6363 1717
Mooncake promos with UOB Cards
With pretty packagings, new flavours, unique mooncake designs, and even the traditional oven-baked mooncakes, we are always spoilt for choice every Mid-Autumn Festival. The Dining Advisor by UOB Cards takes it a notch higher by offering attractive deals of up to 35% off mooncakes from over 50 hotels and restaurants. Take your pick ASAP to enjoy the early bird promos!
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