Durian mooncakes in Singapore
In Singapore, there’s durian season, and then there’s mooncake season. But if Hannah Montana taught us anything when we were younger, it’s that we can truly get the best of both worlds.
If you’re over lotus paste and gunning for durian mooncakes this Mid-Autumn Festival, here are the best places that will have all your D24 and Mao Shan Wang cravings sorted.
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1. Golden Moments – Truffle MSW mooncake with real gold
24K Truffle Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncake.
Image credit: Golden Moments
Durians and mooncakes are considered “rich” food, and if you believe in the saying that you are what you eat, then the Golden Moments range of durian-flavoured mooncakes will be right up your alley.
For starters, their limited edition 24k Truffle Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncake ($799.20, U.P. $888) is not only accentuated with truffle paste and oil, but also comes with gold foil and a real pure gold plate designed by SK Jewellery. It’ll definitely leave a lasting impression as a gift – whether it’s for that business partner to clinch a pending contract, or hard-to-please in-laws.
If you don’t need all that 24k magic in the air, get the Signature Mao Shan Wang + Docello Hazelnut Mao Shan Wang ($128.80, U.P. $257.60) box of 4. It’ll satiate durian lovers with creamy 100% pure durian filling, plus decadent hazelnut chocolate for some variety. In celebration of Golden Moments’ 5th anniversary, this box set is available at a Buy 1 Get 1 Free deal until further notice.
Image credit: @goldenmomentssg via Instagram
Those with palates not overly fond of the king of fruits needn’t worry – they’ve also got a brand new flavour in the form of Premium Lychee Martini ($80, U.P. $108.80). Or, opt for the Assorted 4 Snowskin Mooncake Set ($128.80, U.P. $257.60), currently available with a Buy 1 Get 1 Free deal as well.
It contains Signature Mao Shan Wang, Docello Hazelnut Mao Shan Wang, Premium Lychee Martini, and Classic Pandan. Plus, with their same-day delivery within 3 hours, you can settle your random mooncake cravings quickly. You can also purchase selected products at Shell, NTUC Fairprice Finest, and pop-up booths.
Address: 110 Lorong 23 Geylang, #07-13 Victory Centre, Singapore 388410
Opening hours: 10am-9pm (Daily)
Contact: 8766 8960 (WhatsApp)
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2. Ding Bakery – Made with fresh MSW durians from Pahang
Image credit: Ding Bakery
There’s Mao Shan Wang, and then there’s Mao Shan Wang durians from Pahang. The Malaysian state has been known to have just the right growing conditions for this popular variety of durian.
Ding Bakery’s MSW Durian Premium Snowskin Mooncakes are a must-try as they’re made with real and authentic Pahang MSW durians, which have a rich and creamy texture and a bittersweet taste. Coming in boxes of 8 pieces, the snowskin mooncakes are handmade and contain no preservatives.
The mooncakes – which are filled with real durian puree – come in a designer box that is ideal for gifting, complete with a cooler bag to keep things fresh and in tip-top condition. Get the snowskin mooncakes at $89 per box (U.P. $149). Fans of traditional baked mooncakes can enjoy a box of 4 from $69 (U.P. $115).
Address: 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-13 AZ @ Paya Lebar, Singapore 409015
Opening hours: 11am-7pm (Daily)
Contact: 8890 9055 (WhatsApp)
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3. My Mum’s Cookies – No preservatives or added sugar
Image credit: My Mum’s Cookies
For the older generation that prefers something traditional over modern, edgy creations, My Mum’s Cookies range of mooncakes is a safer bet. It comes in a sophisticated lantern-like box that holds 2 pieces of their Mao Shan Wang mooncakes ($31.63, U.P. $48), held snugly in a carrier bag that will make gifting easy.
Their mooncakes have no preservatives or added sugar, making them less-guilt-more-pleasure for consumption. The vibrant yellow shade is derived naturally from the beta-carotene substance found in carrots. If you’re after a grander gift, you can splurge for the 4-Piece Mao Shan Wang Mooncake Gift Set ($100), presented in a classy box with watercolour-style art and a smooth satin-like feel.
Address: 50 Serangoon North Avenue 4, #01-026 First Centre, Singapore 555856
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 8am-4pm | Sat 8am-11am (Closed on Sundays)
Contact: 6570 6866
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4. Durian Hill – Bite-sized charcoal-bamboo snowskin
Image credit: Durian Hill
Durian mooncakes can make you full fast, which is why enjoying them in smaller doses is sometimes the way to go. Durian Hill’s Moonlite Series Musang King Durian Mooncakes ($88 for 8 pieces) are perfect for this, since they come in petite sizes and can be popped into the mouth at one go. The charcoal bamboo outer skin also adds a complementary texture to the durian filling.
The brand is originally from Malaysia, but the good news is that they’ve now launched a local branch. Swing by to pick up your mooncakes from their Beach Road store, or get the goodies delivered when you clock $200 and above in your order.
Address: 385 Beach Road, Singapore 199581
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 8am-4pm | Sat 8am-11am (Closed on Sundays)
Contact: 6570 6866
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5. Chng Kae – 4 types of durian fillings, in mahjong tins
Image credit: Chng Kae
If you’re the sort of durian lover who craves variety beyond just D24 and MSW, we gotchu. Chng Kae’s Four Heavenly Kings ($128.80) comes in a set of 4, each with different durian fillings. The colourful marbled snowskin mooncakes contain Mao Shan Wang, Black Gold, Red Prawn, and XO durian puree within.
The collectible tins also come in minimalist Chinese typography designs that are a nod to the 4 winds tiles in mahjong. There’s an ongoing promotion where you can get 2 sets for the price of 1, so hurry before these IG-famous treats go out of stock.
Address: 1 Senoko Avenue, #03-05 FoodAxis@Senoko, Singapore 758297
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm (Closed on Saturdays & Sunday)
Contact: 6257 1566
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6. Aroma Truffle – Infused with Italian winter truffles
Image credit: Aroma Truffle
A familiar brand in Asia, Aroma Truffle is known for their range of truffle chips and snacks – but they’ve also got Mao Shan Wangmooncakes. The regal Onyx Truffle Mao Shan Wang Durian Mooncakes ($68, U.P. $98) come in a set of 4, complete with an insulation bag stamped with the Aroma logo.
Not only will you be sinking your teeth into a heady blend of actual MSW durian flesh, the charcoal snow skin is spiked with black winter truffles air-flown from Italy. For the ultimate touch of luxury, each mooncake is dusted with edible gold powder.
Address: Check out the full list of Aroma Truffle outlets.
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7. Emicakes – Affordable option from $11.90/piece
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Emicakes is known for whipping up eggless cakes that are allergy-friendly, without compromising on taste. They’ve also cemented quite a reputation for making quality durian cakes, priding themselves on using 100% real durian ingredients. Hit them up if you’re looking for no frills mooncakes that are still delicious – they have affordable D24 durian mooncakes from $28 (U.P. $44) for 2 pieces.
The Mao Shan Wang variety is priced at $44 (U.P. $66) for 2, or you can get a nifty combo of 2 D24 mooncakes and 2 MSW ones for $46 (U.P. $98) – almost half the original price. For those who’d like just a taste without risking overindulgence, they also sell single D24 mooncakes for $11.90 apiece.
Address: Check out the full list of Emicakes outlets.
Contact: 6749 6782
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8. Four Seasons Durians – Classy tin & mini options
Image adapted from: Four Seasons Durians
Whether you have a large appetite or prefer durian mooncakes in smaller doses, you can settle both with orders from Four Seasons Durians. Their 100% pure durian snowskin mooncakes come in both D24 and Mao Shan Wang puree versions, and come in a box of 4 (from $88) or in 8 mini versions (from $70.20).
Whichever you prefer, you can order in more for the whole family, since there’s free delivery with orders of at least $75. Else, you can always do self pick-up for no charge at any of their 3 outlets islandwide.
Address: Check out the full list of Four Seasons Durians.
Contact: 6484 1619
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9. Bread Garden – Halal durian mooncake in traditional style
Image credit: Bread Garden
Durian mooncakes usually come in snowskin form, but those who still have a penchant for the crumby, baked traditional crust can find comfort in Bread Garden’s Durian Lotus mooncakes. Not only is each piece carefully handcrafted, but they’re also affordable at just $13 each.
Those who still enjoy their durian fix in snowskin form don’t need to fret – their MSW Durian in snowskin series features thick and creamy durian flesh and a chewy, soft exterior for $28 each. Plus, all their goodies are Halal-certified so everyone can enjoy them!
Address: Check out full list of Bread Garden outlets
Contact: 8853 0820 (WhatsApp)
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10. Home’s Favourite – Unique flavours like durian mochi
Image credit: Home’s Favourite
Munching on mooncakes is a yearly affair. But if you want something more unique this mid-autumn, Home’s Favourite is your best bet. Their range of mooncake flavours include Persimmon With Manuka Honey Cream Cheese ($78 for 4 pieces) and even Mala Fish Skin ($72 for 4 pieces).
As for their durian mooncake offerings, they’ve jazzed up the standard puree filling and added more excitement to the texture and mouthfeel. The Snow Skin HF99 Durian Mochi Mooncake ($105 for 4 pieces) comes with a slab of chewy mochi in the middle. Durian, mooncake, and mochi? A dream team we never knew we needed.
Address: 15 Jalan Tepong, #04-09 Jurong Food Hub, Singapore 619336
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (Closed on Saturdays & Sundays)
Contact: 6272 2028
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11. Hai Tien Lo – Bestselling mooncake from Pan Pacific Singapore
Image credit: Pan Pacific Singapore
Mooncakes from 5-star hotels are always a foolproof option, as you can be sure that they’re the work of highly trained pastry chefs with a wealth of experience under their belt. Hai Tien Lo, in particular, is a traditional Chinese restaurant within the esteemed Pan Pacific Singapore, and their durian mooncakes are nothing short of gourmet.
The Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake ($91.80 for 4 pieces) is their yearly bestseller, so you know it has the public’s stamp of approval. It features creamy MSW filling encased in a charcoal skin, finished with gold edges to give it an unmistakably atas presentation.
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 3, Singapore 039595
Contact: 6336 8111
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12. Gin Thye – Presented in a giant durian case
Image adapted from: Gin Thye
One of the OGs of the pastry scene in Singapore, Gin Thye also welcomes much fanfare every mid-autumn when they launch their mooncake offerings. This year is no different, and their durian mooncakes come in a box that’s slightly different from what you’d expect. Veering away from aesthetic boxes and sleek metal tins, you’ll get your mooncake fix in a XXL durian case.
It certainly makes for quite a hilarious gift – just imagine rocking up to your friend or relative’s house holding the King of Fruits replica by the stalk. Pop it open to unveil 4 Royal Durian Bliss Charcoal Snowskin Mooncakes ($168). To keep the quality top notch, Gin Thye only uses durians that are harvested from trees which are at least 10 years old.
Address: 427 Sembawang Road, Singapore 758394
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8am-8pm | Sun 8am-3pm
Contact: 6257 1566
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Where to get durian mooncakes in Singapore
If you can’t wait to fill your fridge with the aroma of durian mooncakes, it’s time to start placing orders from the many places in Singapore where you can get them. Mooncake season is a once-a-year affair after all, so there’s no harm in going all out to treat yourself!
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This article contains partial partnership content. However, all opinions are ours.
Cover image adapted from: Chng Kae, Home’s Favourite
Originally published on 4th September 2020. Last updated by Renae Cheng on 11th September 2023.
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