Save big during this Mid-Autumn Festival with our list of credit card mooncake promotions in Singapore.
It’s Mid-Autumn Festival season and you know what that means: m-o-o-n-c-a-k-e-s! Step into any shopping mall and witness how restaurants and hotels go all out to woo customers with their most delectable mooncake promotions.
But save yourself the hassle of mooncake deal hunting during this Mid-Autumn Festival. Here’s a list to the best 7 mooncake promotions and discounts — snowskin, lotus seed and durian included — which credit card holders can enjoy.
Best mooncake promotions in 2018
1. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Ritz Carlton’s delectable snowskin mooncakes are infused with Irish martini. Lovers of lychee must not miss the lycheetini snowskin. These mini delights (2 flavours) will set you back $76 for a box of 8.
Durian fans will make a beeline for the ‘Mao Shan Wang’ durian encased in delicate snowskin, which costs $82 for a box of 8. Using premium Japanese green tea powder, the Green Tea snowskin with salted egg yolk is another traditional favourite.
From now till 21 Sept 2018, enjoy 15% off all mooncakes with Citibank, DBS, Maybank, OCBC, POSB and UOB credit cards.
2. Goodwood Park Hotel
Come every Mid-Autumn festival, Goodwood Park Hotel never fails to impress. Meet the 2018 Blue Pea Flower snowskin mooncake. Reminiscent of a piece of art, this mooncake will leave a lasting impression with its cerulean blue tinge on silky white snowskin. What’s more, it’s infused with satin smooth white lotus seed paste and crunchy melon seeds.
If you’re in the mood to try something new, go for the citrusy soursop with calamansi snowskin mooncake. But the signature creation of Goodwood Park remains its sinful D24 durian snowskin mooncake
3. Mandarin Orchard Singapore
Mandarin Orchard’s delicious medley of mooncakes will ‘wow’ your tastebuds. Among their two must-try snowskin flavours: the cempedak with white lotus paste and the red wine cranberry paste with Japanese yuzu and lemongrass.
For the more adventurous, try the traditional baked mooncake filled with mixed nuts and Jamón Ibérico. Feel the dazzling burst of contrasting flavours and textures in your mouth.
DBS credit card holders enjoy a 20% discount till 24 Sept. Offer is valid only at the hotel’s festive counter.
4. Regent Singapore
Summer Palace, Michelin one-star restaurant housed in Regent Hotel, is helmed by two master chefs from Hong Kong. The feted duo added the complex flavour of coffee into their chocolate snowskin mooncake creation and topped it off with Sazerac rye whiskey that’s been aged for six years.
Alternatively, savour their classic barrel-aged Creole cocktail paired with refreshing Japanese yuzu and sweet orange wrapped into a snowskin mooncake with luscious green bean paste.
For ladies, pamper yourself with some collagen-boosting mooncake with the irresistible custard mooncake filled with mouth-watering slivers of premium bird’s nest.
5. Grand Hyatt Singapore
Let the mouth-watering concoctions of Grand Hyatt delight your senses this year with a new array of snowskin mooncakes. Chockful of antioxidants, the Acai Berry Truffle infused with crème de cassis and blackcurrant liqueur will send you flying to the moon.
For fans of teh tarik, now you can have your teh tarik and eat it too as this traditional beverage is blended beautifully with velvety smooth chocolate truffle snowskin mooncake.
To satisfy traditionalists, Grand Hyatt has the usual fare of lotus paste and savoury egg yolk options. Do look out for something unique: the Sesame Lotus Double-Yolk with Bamboo Ash.
Traditional mooncakes come in a set of four while the snowskin version comes in a set of eight pieces priced at $78 nett. From 5-24 Sept 2018, get 15% off with any OCBC cards.
6. Marina Bay Sands
Apart from its traditional artisanal mooncakes with lotus paste, MBS upped the ante this year with a Pu Erh Tea lotus paste version. A multi-grain option with lower sugar content is also available for the health conscious.
If you like your tastebuds tickled, try the refreshing strawberry yoghurt champagne, salted caramel, passion mango yoghurt and Japanese sweet potato snowskin mooncakes. A total of eight colourful pieces costs $78 nett.
Citibank cardholders enjoy 15% discount from now till 24 Sept.
7. The St.Regis Singapore
Let the culinary skills of award-winning pâtissier Melissa Chou tantalise your taste buds. The current pastry chef of one-Michelin-star Mister Jiu’s located in San Francisco teamed up with Yan Ting’s own pastry chef Vanness Chai to create four new snowskin mooncakes.
The red dates and wolfberry paste sprinkled with almond flakes, all wrapped nicely in baby pink snowskin, will not disappoint.
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By Zann Huang
A recipient of the Magnum Foundation Emergency Grant in 2014, my photos from the Middle East and Asia have also been published in Time Magazine and Le Monde etc. My written work ranges from travel, politics (Mid-East) to the environment and finance-related matters.