The Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong is just around the corner (September 10, 2022), which means quality time with the family and, of course, lots of mooncakes! This can be somewhat of an acquired taste, but Hong Kong’s bakeries have a lot to offer when it comes to these adorable-looking delights, from the traditional lotus seed paste mooncakes to modern ones made of chocolate lava or custard. Little Steps has tried them all and created a list of the most popular mooncakes in Hong Kong for 2022 for both you and your little ones.
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The Peninsula has been creating its own Mid-Autumn traditions since 1986 and quickly became the city's go-to place to get unique and delicious mooncakes. This year, they're paying homage to tradition with exciting reinterpretations of classic ingredients. Adding three new mooncake flavors to their lineup: egg custard with Peninsula Blend tea, aromatic sesame and mung bean paste mooncake, and a refreshing lemon with white lotus seed paste mooncake. The last two are creations by Chef Tang Chi Keung, The Peninsula's Michelin-starred culinary advisor.
The Peninsula, Salisbury Roadd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong,+852 2521 6890, https://www.peninsulaboutique.com/hk/en/categories/mooncakes-and-hampers.html
Check out The Cakery's guilt-free, superfood-packed mooncakes for health-conscious family members. This year they're offering four tempting gluten-free, vegan mooncake flavors: Black Sesame Lava, Yuzu Blueberry, Mango Lava, and Yame Hojicha Chocolate Mooncake. The gift set also comes in beautiful Royal blue recyclable and origami-inspired packaging with gold elements that pay tribute to the Japanese arts.
The Cakery, locations across Hong Kong, https://www.thecakery.com/products/mid-autumn-vegan-mooncakes-1
Pick-up or delivery is available from August 20 - September 10, 2022.
This year Ralph’s Coffee has been inspired by their own classic green and white coffee kiosks to create a whimsical mooncake box. This mooncake box comes with a cute bear dressed in Ralph's barista uniform, which is also a removable magnet, and the logo on the box is embellished with decorative lights to highlight the festivities. Inside the box, there is a total of six crafted mini mooncakes featuring two flavors (3 pieces for each) – custard lava and coffee lava. The box and the flavor of the mooncakes will surely be a big hit among the kiddos!
Ralph’s Coffee, https://www.ralphlauren.com.hk/ralphs-coffee-shop-mooncake
Rosewood Hong Kong celebrates the mid-autumn festival with their "Picnic On The Moon" collection. The limited-edition mooncake selection has been created by celebrated local chef May Chow, the hotel's second Rosewood PlaceMaker."A Sense of Place ®" Tea-Flavoured Mini Mooncakes (HK$628/box) pays tribute to the local-favorite lemon tea, which is loved by different generations of Hong Kong locals. The special edition gift box comes in a set of six mini mooncakes and is available exclusively at Rosewood Hong Kong.
The signature mooncake selection is by Chinese Executive Chef Li Chi-Wai, and offers a varied selection, including Rosewood Traditional White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Egg Yolks (HK$498/box); Rosewood Traditional Yellow Lotus Seed Paste with Olive Seeds, and Double Egg Yolks (HK$598/box); and Rosewood Mini Assorted Flavour Mooncakes (HK$488/box), a mix of classic and creative flavors.
Rosewood Hong Kong, https://www.rosewoodhkshop.com/collections/mooncakes
Mooncakes pickup and delivery are available from August 15 - September 10, 2022. Mid-Autumn hampers pickup and delivery are available from August 29 - September 10, 2022.
This Mid-Autumn Festival, three-Michelin-starred T’ang Court presents two classic flavors of mooncakes crafted from secret recipes. On offer is the traditional White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Egg Yolks Mooncake (HK$568 for four pieces) and the Mini Egg Custard Mooncake (HK$528 for six pieces), a favorite among children and teens. The mooncakes are presented in an elegant wooden jewelry box adorned with a vibrant oil painting of roses in full bloom. These mooncakes are the ideal gift for family and friends.
The Langham Hong Kong, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2375 1133, https://www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/hong-kong/campaigns/mooncake/
The YUÈ Chinese restaurant at Gold Coast Hotel has prepared four signature mooncake hampers made from high-quality ingredients. Choose between the Classic Mooncake Collection, Fragrant Mooncake Collection, Classic Mooncake Collection Gift Set, or the Fragrant Mooncake Collection Gift Set. All collections come in with classic mooncakes such as the White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake with Double Egg Yolks, Egg Custard Mooncakes, Low Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake with Pine Nuts, and more! As the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for reunion, the Classic Mooncake Collection also comes with an exclusive “Fly Me To The Moon” board game themed over the legendary rabbits, specially designed for family bonding moments.
Gold Coast Hotel, 1 Castle Peak Road, Hong Kong, https://www.sino-hotels.com/en/hk/gold-coast-hotel/offers-and-packages/festive/exquisite-mooncake-collections22
Duddell's is excited to present its 2022 Mooncake Gift Box and Hamper Series, filled with its delicious signature Lava Cream Egg Custard Mooncakes! The eco-friendly gift boxes are designed by Hong-Chong Ip and come in three styles, the Signature Gift Box, Limited Edition LED Lantern Gift Box, and Duddell's Mid-Autumn Premium Gift Hamper.
Early bird orders with promotional pricing will be accepted from now until August 14, after which standard pricing will be applied from August 15, 2022. Giftbox collection and standard orders will be available from August 15 - September 9, 2022.
Take the traditional mid-autumn route with Shangri-La’s delicious and flavourful mooncakes. A local mooncake staple, orders for these delicacies are made far and wide in advance to the holiday. We find kids enjoy their traditional - Shangri-La Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes!
Shangri-La, Order online or pick-up at any hotel, https://boutique.shangri-la.com/hk/web/order-now.aspx
Golden Leaf debuts its collaboration with Two Moons, launching its first-ever gin mooncake gift box set! The design of the mooncake box pays tribute to the traditional Chinese culture featuring timeless Beiwei Kaishu calligraphy crafted by Master Yeung Kai.
The mooncake box features four pieces of mooncakes in two distinctive flavors: Creamed Egg Yolk with Gin and Red Bean Paste with Mandarin Peels and Egg Yolk. What's more?! You'll receive two mini bottles of Two Moons’ gin (Signature Dry Gin and Calamansi Gin) to complement the mooncakes for your ultimate enjoyment.
Conrad Hong Kong, https://eshop.conraddining.com/
Gaia-Group proudly presents its Blissful Harmony Mooncake Gift Set, featuring six traditional yet unique flavors. Among the traditional mooncakes is the Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes, with and without egg yolk. The Salted Egg Yolk with Meat Floss Mooncake is a standout amongst the creative flavors - an exclusive new taste curated by Mr. Lokyi Lai. For the coffee-lovers, check out the Aromatic Roasted Coffee Mooncakes using only the finest coffee beans that are roasted to perfection. There are the Assorted Nuts with Premium Chinese Ham Mooncakes for those who prefer something savory, and last but not least, there is the Refreshing Lemon Cheese Mooncakes.
Early bird offer of 20% off when ordering on or before August 19, 2022.
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