Where to get the best mooncakes this year? We’ve rounded up our favourites for you. Mid autumn festival is nearly upon us and what better way to celebrate than to sink your teeth into some decadent mooncakes. At Mid Autumn Festival families eat mooncakes together as the full moon symbolises prosperity and reunion for all. A wonderful sentiment for what has been a challenging year for the world. Happy Mid Autumn Festival to everyone!
Lanterns and the Mid Autumn Festival go hand in hand, and at Duddells you can enjoy both with a beautiful red lantern design gift box, complete with a hanging tassel. Designed by the innovative artists at MO-DESIGN you can enjoy the new ‘Lava Cream Custard Mooncake’, and also enjoy your very own red lantern. Signature Gift Box (6 pcs) priced $368 and Limited Edition Gift Box (8 pcs) priced at $588.
This year at Cuisine Cuisine indulge in the “Moonlight Bliss” Mooncake Tea Set Gift Box. The box includes ‘Premium White Lotus Seed Purée Mooncake with Six Yolks, 6-year aged Pu’er tea with Xinhui Tangerine, and a set of elegant glass tea ware, priced at $1,288 with limited stock. The “Petit Four Mini Mooncakes” collection also includes flavours like Rose Puree, Black Sesame and Pineapple Puree.
The Cakery is always pushing the boundaries of innovation creating beautiful treats minus the guilt factor! This year’s mooncakes are vegan, gluten-free, and free from food colouring, without compromising on flavour. Flavours include, Black Sesame, Red Date & Mixed Nuts, Oolong & Peach, and Lemon & Yuzu, all packaged in an elegant wooden box wrapped with a classic blue coloured scarf, priced at $428 per box.
The Peninsula mooncake boxes are always thoroughly sort after and this year is no exception. The elegant red and gold boxes are available in a range of sizes with different flavours to please almost everyone. Don’t miss out on the Peninsula’s signature Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes, a recipe honoured since 1986! Prices start from $208.
The Butterfly Patisserie at the Rosewood has crafted a series of mooncakes to celebrate the festival. Artistic and vibrant red boxes showcase unique festive accents as well as a detailed landscape paintings by Hong Kong artist Frank Tang. Boxes and hampers are available with prices starting from $428 and for every box of mooncakes sold in-shop or online, the Rosewood Hong Kong will donate a lunchbox to Impact HK, a charity that provides help to the homeless and less fortunate in Hong Kong.
The best mooncakes this year would not be complete without a nod to the Mandarin Oriental. Mooncake boxes and elegant hampers are available from the Mandarin Oriental this mid Autumn Festival. The iconic gold boxes are timeless and sophisticated and the most luxurious treat for the whole family to enjoy together. Prices start from $418.
Why not try something a little different with a Mooncookie from Cookie Smiles. With sweet and savoury offerings available you can surprise your friends and family with something unique. Flavours include Coconut Jam, Egg custurd, Chick Floss and Black pepper. Mooncookies are made by disadvantaged bakers and 20% of annual profits go to HK Down Syndrome Association and Splash Foundation meaning you can also supoort your community this Mid Autumn. Prices start from $88 and can be ordered online or on Deliveroo.
Introducing the Sky Lantern mooncake collection Tea WG is celebrating the festival by infusing the mooncakes with tea. The mooncakes beautifully named Constellation, Moonlight, Harvest and Jewel come exquisitely wrapped in gold boxes. Individual mooncakes start from $98, with boxes priced at $488.
Wow your family and friends with a elegant jewel trunk designed by students from SCAD Hong Kong (Savannah College of Art and Design), this Mid Autumn Festival from The Ritz Carlton. Featuring aegg custurd mooncakes, with a range of options from boxes to hampers, prices start at $338 per box.
The iconic powerhouse of Fortnum and mason is offering a limited edition traditional mooncake box inspired by a Victorian Tea Caddy this mid Autumn. Available to purchase in store and priced at $688 per box.
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