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Mid Autumn Musings Image Credit: Epicure Magazine
Mid Autumn Musings Image Credit: Epicure Magazine

Mid-Autumn Musings

When old is gold, but new is even better. Celebrate this year’s Mid-Autumn festival with an alluring ensemble of new flavours across the island.

Counting calories? Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant unveils two new low-sugar snow skin mooncakes for the occasion. Enjoy the refreshing low sugar white lotus paste with orange praline mooncake, or the low sugar white lotus paste with hazelnut crunch mooncake featuring a chocolate centre packed with crunchy hazelnut pieces (each at $60 for six). Housed in a classic red and gold box, it's an ideal gift for your folks. 317 Outram Road, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium. Tel: 6733 0188

Kids will clamour for Crystal Jade’s Disney's Mickey and Friends' limited edition musical carousel mooncake tin. The rose gold tin lights up to the tune of Mickey Mouse March and features drawings of Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Disney and Goofy on a carousel ride. A two-tier dessert tray reveals eight mooncakes in two flavours: Chocolate Manuka Honey and Pandan Lotus with Gula Melaka ($88) crystaljade.com

Raffles Singapore may be undergoing restoration, but the Mid-Autumn festivities still continue. The hotel's new mooncake offering is açaí berry and chia  seeds snow skin ($72 for eight). Açaí berries are interspersed with organic chia seeds and Greek yoghurt in a pastel pink snowskin. This is one superfood  mooncake to savour. mooncake@raffles.com Tel: 6412 1122

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