It isn’t called Southeast Asia’s King of Fruit for nothing. From the bittersweet Mao Shan Wang to the creamy and sweet Black Pearl, it is no surprise that durians have cemented their place in the mooncake world. For our fellow durian fanatics out there, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to the Best Durian Snowskin Mooncakes of 2020. Complete with early bird deals, special discounts and all the news on where to get them!
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1. Snowskin ‘Mao Shan Wang’ Mooncake from Summer Pavilion
Summer Pavilion‘s Snowskin ‘Mao Shan Wang’ Mooncake ($86) is not just a looker. It also packs an intense bittersweet flavour that will definitely be a hit with durian lovers out there. With its creamy pulp and mochi-like snowskin, you might even convert a durian-hater with this one.
Early Bird Special: Citibank, DBS/POSB, HSBC, OCBC, and UOB cardholders enjoy a 20% privilege on all mooncakes from now until 30 September 2020.
2. Black Thorn Mooncake from Goodwood Park Hotel
Made with premium black thorn durian that’s usually only available in limited quantities, the Black Thorn Mooncake ($69) from Goodwood Park Hotel will surely captivate the hearts of durian lovers. Encased in a gold-dusted black charcoal snowskin, it doesn’t get more luxurious than this.
Early Bird Special: 15% off for CITI, DBS/POSB, OCBC, UOB Credit & Debit Cardmembers from now until 1 Oct 2020; 20% off for Hotel Gourmet Cardmembers; Early Bird offer of 25% off with a min. purchase of 2 boxes from 25 to 31 August 2020.
3. “L’opera de Durian” Dark Valrhona Chocolate Mousse with Premium Black Gold Durian Centre from Peony Jade
Every mid-autumn season, Peony Jade continues to wow us with new and innovative flavours. The L’opera de Durian ($70), a decadent mooncake that perfectly marries the bitter dark Valrhona Chocolate with its sweeter counterpart, the Mao Shan Wang Durian, is no exception. With past accolades like the title of ‘BEST Durian Snowskin Mooncake’ from Sunday Lifestyle Choice and HER WORLD Magazine, it comes as no surprise that Peony Jade has got an impressive durian snowskin mooncake repertoire, from their 100% Organic Pure Penang Black Gold Durian in Japanese Bamboo Charcoal Snowskin, to their Signature Premium Pure Pahang Black Gold MSW Durian in Organic Snow Skin.
4. Signature Mao Shan Wang Mooncake from Pan Pacific Singapore
Housed in an elegant satin-covered crimson box with intricate florals,Pan Pacific Singapore‘s Signature Mao Shan Wang Mooncake ($88.80) is the perfect gift for your durian-crazy friend. Handcrafted to perfection, celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with Hai Tien Lo’s exquisite ensemble of mooncakes!
Early Bird Special: 25% early bird savings with UOB, OCBC, Citibank, HSBC and Maybank Cards from now till 31 August 2020.
5. Snowskin Mao Shan Wang Mooncake from JW Marriott
Aside from being a treat to the eyes,JW Marriott‘sSnowskin Mao Shan Wang Mooncakes ($76.64) are also jam-packed with creamy Mao Shan Wang pulp, making it well worth the price tag. Bundled in a box of 8, this makes the perfect gift for your next office or family gathering.
Available for self-pickup only.
6. D24 Durian Mooncakes from Four Seasons Restaurant
The D24 Durian Mooncake ($69) from Four Seasons Restaurant includes 100% D24 durian purée encased in a thin layer of snowskin. Simply perfect with a freshly brewed cup of tea. Four Seasons Restaurant also offers mini durian mooncakes, of both the D24 and Mao Shan Wang variety, if you prefer to savour all the yummy goodness all in one bite!
7. Snowskin Durian Mooncakes from Janice Wong (closed)
If you’re looking for a change from the usual hotel mooncakes, how about Snowskin Durian Mooncakes ($78) from Asia’s Best Pastry Chef, Janice Wong? With only 200 boxes available this mid-autumn season, wait no more, and get yours delivered to your doorstep now!
8. Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake from Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
A thrill-seeker when it comes to mooncakes? Get adventurous with Four Seasons Hotel‘s Jiang-Nan Chun Medley ($88). The quartet of four unique flavours range from the new Litchi with Raspberry and Rose to Mao Shan Wang Durian. That’s not including the Premium Bird’s Nest with Custard and the indulgent Hazelnut Royaltine Chocolate. However, if you’re more of a durian purist, opt for their Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncakes ($98) instead.
Besides the well-loved durian snowskin mooncakes, discover the wide selection of mooncakes from your favourite hotels and patisseries with Oddle Eats! From traditional baked skin to new and interesting flavours, enjoy early bird specials and Oddle-exclusive deals at Oddle Eats Mid Autumn Food Festival. Shop nowand redeem your FREE Limited Edition Ceramic Tea Set!