Mid-autumn festival is a time to gather with family, play with colourfully lit lanterns and feast on mooncakes. Traditional mooncakes may not sit well with the young ones, so we’ve compiled a list of mooncakes that look good and come in kid-friendly flavours.
Crystal Jade Mickey & Minnie Assorted Mini Snow Skin Mooncakes
Disney lovers will adore these Crystal Jade Mickey and Minnie Mouse mooncakes. It’s not just the mooncakes themselves that are nice to look at; the box they come in is just as pretty. The lacquer box is painted in signature Mickey colours and when you open up the box, you’ll be greeted with a laser cut out of Mickey and Minnie under the moonlight. The flavours are very kid-friendly too, with Pandan Lotus with Gula Melaka, Chocolate Manuka Honey, Chocolate Japanese Yuzu and Molten-centre Raspberry truffle with White Lotus variations.
S$78 for a box of eight. DBS/POSB and Standard Chartered card members and Jadeite members enjoy 20 per cent off purchases made before 6 September.
Visit crystaljade.com to order and for more information.
Fairmont Singapore Mini Snowskin Golden Caramel Crunch Feuilletine Chocolate
Little ones with a sweet tooth will like this new addition to Fairmont’s line of mooncakes. It is filled with chocolate and has crispy feuilletine flakes that give it an added crunch.
S$68 for a box of eight.
Visit celebrationscentral.com.sg to order and for more information.
Goodwood Park Hotel Prickly Pear with Bergamot Snowskin Mooncake
The pretty pink hues of this mooncake are bound to please your little girls. It’s filling is on the exotic side, with the paste made from prickly pear (the fruit of a cactus plant) and bergamot, and diced pears added in to give it a sweet crunch.
S$32 for a box of two, S$52 for a box of four. Get 15 per cent off purchases made online.
Visit goodwoodparkhotel.com to order and for more information.
Hello Kitty Orchid Garden Hello Kitty Mooncakes
Fans of Hello Kitty are sure to be bowled over by these Hello Kitty embossed mooncakes. Its cute appearance might even convince your little ones to try a bite of its creamy white lotus paste, melon seeds and a single yolk filling.
S$33.80 for a box of two; S$29.80 if you purchase before 14 September
Visit hellokittyorchidgarden.com to order and for more information.
Little House of Dreams Rainbow Dreams Collection Mooncake
The flavour of the mooncakes from Little House of Dreams sound closer to cupcakes than mooncakes – Red Velvet and Chocolate Salted Caramel, and that’s precisely what will make them appealing to your minis. The mooncakes come in a range of pastel hues and each one is topped off with a Little House of Dreams fondant topper or a rainbow chocolate bark.
S$18.80 for a box of two, S$52.80 for a box of six, $102.80 for a box of six.
Visit littlehouseofdreams.com to order and for more information.
Raffles Hotel Strawberry Yoghurt and Crunchy White Chocolate Pearl Snow-Skin Mooncake
Little ones who can’t resist strawberries won’t be able to keep their hands off these mooncakes from Raffles Hotel. The strawberry and yoghurt filling is sweet and tangy, and it is perfectly accented with crunchy white chocolate pearls that are embedded inside the each mooncake.
S$70 for a box of eight. DBS/POSB, OCBC, Standard Chartered and UOB cardholders enjoy 20 per cent off online purchases made before 25 September.
Visit rafflesmooncake.com to order and for more information.
Swensen’s Sweet Medallions
The chain restaurant is well-known for their ice cream and that is what takes centre stage in their mooncakes every year. This year’s flavours include everyone’s favourite Swensen’s dessert, Sticky Chewy Chocolate, as well as cookies and cream, with a strawberry truffle centre.
S$12.20 per piece, S48.80 for a box of four. Swensen’s Cool Rewards and Kid’s Club members enjoy 20 per cent off purchases made before 20 September.
Visit swensens.com.sg to order and for more information.
The Connoisseur Concerto Choco Hazelnut Mooncake
The Connoisseur Concerto has come up with eight unique mooncake flavours, but we’re certain that the little ones will zoom in straight for the chocolate-filled mooncake, which has crushed roasted hazelnuts added to give it an extra crunch.
S$60+ per box of eight (four different flavours, including Choco Hazelnut). S$42+ per box of eight for TCC members who purchase before 10 September.
Visit theconnoisseurconcerto.com to order and for more information.