This Mid-Autumn Festival, visitors to Marina Bay Sands will have several mooncake options to choose from. The tantalising mooncake treasures include traditional, chocolate, cheesecake, tea-based and even unique ones made with liqueur.
At SweetSpot, the Go Green range of mooncakes are made using sustainable Javanese chocolates. The fragrant pandan snowskin encases a filling of caramelised bananas and cashews.
S$58 – 62 for 4
Other snowskin creations include the Dark Chocolate Orange Grand Marnier and Salted Caramel Almond Crunch. Chocolate lovers can indulge in the former’s creamy dark chocolate filling with a refreshing citrus twist. The latter will titillate taste buds with its salty and sweet combination of caramel and chocolate, with crunchy almonds providing a nutty finish.
S$18 per piece, S$68 for 4
For cheese lovers, the Au Chocolat Confiserie and Bistro is offering cheesecake-based mooncakes such as Rum & Raisin White Lotus, which is made up of rich white lotus paste swirled with rum and the popular Pandan Kaya, comprising a smooth cheese base and home-made kaya, all atop a flavourful graham base.
S$3 per piece, S$12 for a box of 4
Another worthy mention is the range of 4 dainty delectable pralines created specially for the Moon Festival. The chocolates boast a contemporary twist of flavours, namely Black Sesame Feuilletine, Mixed Nuts Rocher, Salted Yolk Truffle and Pandan Kaya Truffle.
From $50 for 4
For the traditionalists, Jin Shan is launching a selection of timeless traditional baked mooncakes complete with smooth lotus paste and generous fillings such as creamy egg yolks, macadamia nuts and the traditional assorted seeds with ham.
$52 for 4
Pair your mooncakes with tea at TWG Tea. Better yet, treat yourself to the Longevity Tea mooncake collection featuring four luxurious tea-infused snowskin and four traditional mooncakes. The highlight of them all is the Longevity, a scarlet red snow skin mooncake filled with white tea, infused white chocolate mousse and crunch chocolate pearls encasing a refreshing yuzu marmalade in a white chocolate centre.
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