8 Types of Mooncakes you Must Try Atleast Once

8 Types of Mooncakes you Must Try atleast Once
You already know what a mooncake is, but if you have been living in a cave; we’ll enlighten you. Mooncakes are pastry-like confectionery items that either have a sweet or salty filling. Now, coming to the main topic of discussion- we have curated a list of 8 types of mooncakes in Singapore you must try atleast once.  Why you may ask? Well, you have to try them because they are some of the best mooncakes Singapore has to offer its citizens and tourists. So, don’t dilly-dally any longer and plunge into these types of mooncakes that will make you weak in the knees. 

Chocolate Mooncake 

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Source: Pinterest[/caption] Chinese name: 巧克力月饼 Qiǎokèlì yuèbǐng Chocolate lovers need their go-to flavour in everything, thus mooncakes. That is why, there are various types of mooncakes in the chocolate section, ranging from peanut butter, dark chocolate, and Ferrero Rocher to coffee.  

Red Bean Mooncake

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: Pinterest[/caption] Chinese name: 豆沙月饼 dòu shā yuè bǐng The second on the list of types of mooncakes in Singapore is the red bean one which is an all-time classic. The sweet bean paste and the crusty outer layer give it a rich taste which makes it a popular choice amongst Singaporeans. 

Snow Skin Mooncake

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="466"] Source: Pinterest[/caption] Chinese name: 冰皮月饼 bīng pí yuè bǐng Compared to the traditional ones, the snow skin mooncake is relatively new, has to be stored in the refrigerator and has crystal clear skin. The glutinous rice gives it the effect that has made it quite Instagrammable, not to forget its adorable size. 

Durian Mooncake

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: Pinterest[/caption] Chinese name: 榴莲月饼 Liúlián yuèbǐng It was about time the King of fruit in Asia made its debut in mooncakes. The durian is a strong-smelling fruit that tastes incredible as a sweet and creamy filling in the mooncake. It is a famous and probably the best mooncake amongst children and adults. 

White Lotus Mooncake

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Free Extreme Close-up Photo of Mooncakes Stock Photo Source: Pexels[/caption] Chinese name: 莲蓉月饼 lián róng yuè bǐng Next up on the types of mooncakes is the White Lotus, also known as Cantonese style. The filling is made of fresh lotus seeds, giving it a natural scent and thus, enhancing the whole experience. Besides that, it’s pretty high on calorie intake, thanks to the overdose of sugar. 

Minced Pork Mooncake

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: Pinterest[/caption] Chinese name: 鲜肉月饼 xiān ròu yuè bǐng This is one of the best mooncakes in Singapore for meat lovers. It has a filling of minced pork spread with the meat juice and then baked to give a crisp and delectable taste. This one is ideal to break the monotony of sweet mooncakes. 

Green Tea Mooncake 

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="501"]Free photos of Mooncake Source: Pixabay[/caption] Chinese name: 茶叶月饼 chá yè yuè bǐng You have heard of green tea flavour in several things, so why not in mooncakes? This is one of those types of mooncakes that will never disappoint you, no matter from which cake shop you taste it. The green tea powder gives it neither too sweet nor too dry taste and a definite health shot. 

Salted Egg Yolk Mooncake 

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Free Mooncakes on Ceramic Saucer Stock Photo Source: Pexels[/caption] Chinese name: 蛋黄月饼 dàn huáng yuè bǐng As the name suggests, this one has a salted egg yolk filling. Thus, making it the best mooncake for breakfast! It is pretty great when you want to change your palette from all the sweet or meaty mooncakes.

About the author

Gurnika Talwar

Gurnika Talwar is FNP’s marketing and creative content writer and has been with the firm since 2020. She is based in Delhi, India and has been in this field for 2+ years.
She started her journey as a freshman but since then has created content on several mediums. With blogging on gift ideas, food, gardening tips and whatnot as her primary goal, she has also curated content for social media and brand films. As a storyteller, she creates original, genuine, and relatable content to connect with the mass. Besides work, you’ll find her chit-chatting about movies or making sarcastic jokes.