Mooncakes are a must-have during the mid-autumn festival. They not only symbolise “family reunions”, they’re also delicious to share with family and friends! This festive season, come indulge in delectable bakes ranging from traditional to modern flavours. When it comes to creative spins to classic mooncakes, the sky’s (where the full moon is, get it?) the limit! 

Read on to discover the best mooncakes perfect for your Mid-Autumn celebration this 2020!

1. Dorsett Grand Subang

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If you’re looking for exquisitely handcrafted mooncakes, then head to Dorsett Grand Subang to purchase yours. The hotel offers a selection of baked and crystal skin mooncakes that are also Halal. They’re especially known for their award winning Pandan Paste Crystal Skin Mooncake selections! 

Some of their popular mooncake selections are:

  • Pandan Paste Crystal Skin Mooncake infused with Blue Pea Flower Extract – RM33/pc
  • Pandan Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk Mooncake – RM35/pc
  • Premium Musang King Durian Crystal Skin Mooncake – RM40/pc

2. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

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This festive season, Intercontinental KL is offering a delectable selection of baked skin and snow skin mooncakes. These creations are handcrafted to perfection by their dim sum chef, Lo Tian Sion. Come indulge in their latest innovative creations, inspired by iconic flavours of Malaysia this coming Mid-Autumn!

Some of their popular mooncake selections are:

  • Scarlet Snow Skin, Pandan, Mung Bean Paste and Minced Yolk – RM38/pc
  • Durian Snow Skin, Custard, Salted Egg Cream – RM40/pc
  • White Lotus Paste, Single Yolk – RM35/pc
  • Butterfly Pea Flower Snow Skin, Bird’s Nest – RM58/pc

3. Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur has been known as the go-to for simple yet exquisite traditional mooncakes. Enjoy their all-time favourites over a relaxing afternoon tea session with your family for a good ol’ nostalgic time!

Some of their popular mooncake selections are:

  • Red Bean Paste, RM30/pc
  • White Lotus Paste, RM30/pc
  • White Lotus with Single Yolk, RM30/pc
  • Mixed Fruit & Nuts, RM30/pc

4. Nobu Kuala Lumpur

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If you enjoy Japanese flavours or are just looking for something unique this Mid-Autumn Festival, then head to Nobu Kuala Lumpur. The restaurant offers a medley of delightful mooncakes, subtly infused with flavours ranging from Kabocha (pumpkin) to Green Tea.

Some of their popular mooncake selections are:

  • Signature Set, RM148
  • Premium Set, RM168
  • Full Moon Set, RM128

5. Inside Scoop

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Are mooncakes too small of a treat for you? Inside Scoop says we’re going big and going home this Mid-Autumn Festival. Sink your teeth into their extra large, extra decadent special ice-cream mooncake creations. Of course, this comes with extra happiness too! 

Some of their popular baked mooncake selections are:

  • Supermoon Ice Cream Mooncake, RM148/pc
  • 4-piece Ice Cream Mooncake Box, RM118
  • 2-piece Ice Cream Mooncake Box, RM68

6. Thai Thong Group

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Known for their classic Cantonese specialities, Thai Thong seeks to revolutionise Mid-Autumn with millennial-targeted pastel themed mooncake boxes this year. Their sweet creations are a beautiful combination of both traditional and modern flavours. Not to mention, their offerings come with affordable price tags, perfect for big groups to share!

Some of their popular baked mooncake selections are:

  • Brown Sugar Coconut Mocha, RM13.90/pc (120g)
  • Lotus Double Yolk, RM20.50/pc (180g)
  • Snow Skin Mango Strawberry, RM19.90/pc (180g)
  • Snow Skin Durian Coulis, RM20.50/pc (180g)

What mooncakes are you most looking forward to getting this year? Did we miss any of your favourites out? Let us know in the comments section below!

*All information and prices quoted in this article are accurate at the time of writing and subject to change without prior notice.

This post was first published on 19 Sep 2017 and last updated on 17 Aug 2020.