Shangri-La Singapore unveils limited-edition 50-year Aged Mandarin Peel with Rose and Red Bean Mooncake in honour of Shangri-La’s 50th anniversary, and the elegant Bird’s Nest Mooncake with NestBloom to convey well wishes of good health. There is even an exclusive kid’s gift set with Mini Dino-Milo Mooncakes. Shangri-La Singapore’s mooncakes are available for purchase online at bit.ly/SLSMooncake and from the Mooncake Specialty Counter at the hotel’s Tower Wing Lobby from 15 July 2021 to 21 September 2021.
Shangri-La 50th Anniversary Gift Box
Limited Edition Opulence
(collection available from 20 August 2021 onward; limited quantities only)
Shangri-La 50th Anniversary Gift Box
An exclusive signature recipe by Shangri-La Group’s Executive Chinese Chefs comes this fragrant variation to the perennial favourite mooncake that is crafted to commemorate Shangri-La’s Golden Jubilee. Treasured 50-year aged mandarin peel, is combined within velvety sweet red bean paste with floral notes from dried rose petals. Boasting special significance, the ingredients of mandarin peel symbolizes good health and luck, red beans represent the longing to be reunited with loved ones, and roses embody love and care.
The 50-year Aged Mandarin Peel, Rose and Red Bean Paste Mooncakes are beautifully packaged in a cylindrical box inspired by the ethereal scenery of Shangri-La, a land shrouded in mountainous charm.
[Shangri-La 50th Anniversary Gift Box ($148, 9 pcs)]
Limited-edition Peranakan-Inspired Gift Box Set by Benny Ong – For the heritage collectors
An ode to Singapore’s cultural heritage, each box comprises two pieces of Assam Tea with Almond Mooncakes that reveals a malty flavour with a hint of lemon from Assam tea lotus paste, and two Sakura Shrimp with Peanut Mooncakes that is salty and savoury with crunchy roasted peanut bits. Designed by renowned Singaporean designer Benny Ong, this is a collector’s piece to mark the enduring festive occasion. The box is adorned with heritage green-and-blue motifs with a gold emblem to represent a Peranakan belt that is typically worn with a Sarong-Kebaya.
[Limited Edition Peranakan-Inspired Mooncake Gift Box Set by Benny Ong ($118, 4 pcs)]
Bird’s Nest Mooncake Gift Box – For the wellness seekers
Collaborating with homegrown brand, NestBloom, Shangri-La Singapore makes gifting an indulgence with the Bird’s Nest Gift Box. Each set comprises nine Mini Custard Bird’s Nest Mooncakes – generous mouthfuls of nourishing bird’s nest are wrapped in a smooth, creamy custard and baked till a golden brown – and one NestBloom Premium Custard Almond Cream Birds Nest patterned with the Chinese moon goddess Chang Er.
[Bird’s Nest Mooncake Gift Box ($238)]
Mini Dino-Milo Mooncakes – A nostalgic treat for the young at heart
Shangri-La Singapore’s new Mini Dino-Milo Mooncakes are luscious bite-sized bakes of irresistible chocolatey goodness complete with melt-in-the-mouth milo nuggets and almond flakes hidden within.
[Moon Rabbit Kid’s Mooncake Gift Box ($48, 4 pcs)]
Dainty Snowskin Indulgence
Two indulgent mini snowskin flavours inspired by the local palate, including Premium Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncakes and returning favourite, Kaya with Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Snowskin Mooncakes.
One for the durian lovers, the Premium Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin ($98, 8 pcs) is made with fresh ‘Mao Shan Wang’ Durian. Bittersweet notes and smooth creamy filling wrapped within delicate soft snowskin.
The Kaya with Reduced Sugar White Lotus Paste ($78, 8 pcs) is a hat-tip to the local palate featuring Shangri-La Singapore’s very own kaya. This aromatic favourite is made fresh in-house with coconut, gula melaka, and eggs. This mooncake features the kaya’s silky smoothness in a delicate white chocolate shell hidden in reduced sugar white lotus paste.
This year, Shangri-La Singapore presents the quintessential baked mooncakes packaged in a choice of nostalgic red, sophisticated blue, or elegant champagne gold. All are patterned with flowers in full bloom to represent the bountiful harvest that the festival honours. The perennial favourite is the Shang Palace Four Treasures ($80, 4 pcs), which includes:
• Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Single Yolk
• Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk
• Mixed Nuts with Chicken Ham
• Reduced Sugar Plain White Lotus Seed Paste
A selection of traditional baked favourites such as Black Sesame with Taro and Melon Seeds, and Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes in four different variations will also be available, both in a box of four and as single pieces.
Shangri-La Singapore’s mooncakes are available for purchase online at bit.ly/SLSMooncake with delivery or collection from 15 July 2021 to 21 September 2021. Enjoy 30% Early Bird Discount on Snowskin Mooncakes and Classic Baked Mooncakes, and 15% Early Bird Discount on Limited Edition Mooncakes for purchases made by 6 August 2021.