Foodies, Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner, 1st of October to be exact. Have you figured out which mooncake to get? If you’re still looking around, specifically for non-traditional yet presentable mooncakes in KL, we have curated this list just for you.
8 Non-Traditional Mooncakes in KL That are Beautifully Packaged for Gifting:
#1 Crème De La Crème
Crème De La Crème is an artisanal ice cream shop nestled in the heart of KL. Best known for their bold ice cream flavors (nasi lemak ice cream?!) and mini ice cream cakes, they’ve recently launched some of the quirkiest ice cream mooncakes in KL. We’re talking about mooncakes shaped like rabbits and lanterns, with flavors so complex you can’t stop digging in. Packaging wise? Futuristic.
Price: Rm120/set of four
Order: Crème De La Crème outlets or http://cdlc.beepit.com
#2 Kitchen Confidante
While a lot of mooncakes out there today focus more on the packaging than the product itself, Kitchen Confidante does not compromise by delivering some of the finest mooncakes in KL. Infusing local flavors into their mooncakes such as Pandan Coconut, Baba Nyonya and more, each and every piece is handmade and crafted into its most presentable form (Click here for full review).
Price: From RM20/piece
#3 Chuck’s x The Loaf
Social media savvy might have already noticed: The Chuck’s Over the Moon mooncake collection. A brainchild of the Malaysian influencer Jane Chuck, she and her team has collaborated with The Loaf and put together 4 vibrant mooncakes this festive season. Expect unconventional flavors like buttermilk, black sesame, chocolate and matcha, all wrapped in vivid colored pastry skin. Each set of mooncake also comes with a box of their iconic Chuck’s glow on masks, talk about self-love and indulgence.
Order (KL): The Loaf Pavilion & Sunway Pyramid
#4 Inside Scoop
What’s the first thing that comes into your mind when you hear the word ice cream mooncake? For us, definitely Inside Scoop. The Malaysian ice cream brand is known for churning out some of the best handcrafted ice creams. We might be biased but they serve one of the best ice cream mooncakes in KL. This year, they’re back with a new flavor, Caramel Biscuit and Supermoon, an ice cream mooncake that’s bigger than your face! Not sure which flavor to get as a gift? Order their Ice Cream Mooncake DIY Kit and let them build their own version of ice cream mooncake.
Price: From RM68
Order: Inside Scoop Outlets or https://insidescoop.com.my/collections/mooncakes
#5 Awfully Chocolate
Founded in Singapore, the famed Awfully Chocolate is now available in Malaysia! Awfully Chocolate’s Mid-Autumn Collection 2020 is a marriage of traditional and contemporary elements, featuring an array of Classic Baked Mooncakes, Chocolate Truffle Mooncakes that consists of 8 pieces of delicate Chocolate Truffle Mooncakes in a total of 4 flavours. Love chocolates? Try out the Dark Chocolate Brownie that’s essentially premium 100% dark cocoa infused mooncake pastry.
Each chest of mooncakes consists of 4 unique flavours and comes individually packaged in gold brushed metal tins with engraved wooden lids. Can we take a moment to appreciate the packaging? Get your hands on these beauties which will be available at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur from 9th September 2020 – 1st October 2020 & Sunway Pyramid from 14th September 2020 – 1st October 2020.
Order from https://awfullychocolatemalaysia.com
#6 Unbox by Huff and Puff x CHG
There’s a new kid in town! A curator of unique & personalised gifts, Unbox collaborated with the famous Chinese pastries shop in Ipoh, Ching Han Guan and has rolled out by far the most presentable mooncakes in KL. The collection features 3 different sets, incorporating traditional elements into their packaging. From tiffin carrier to dim sum steamer basket and canned food packaging, who knew gifting and receiving mooncakes can be this exciting?
Price: From RM98/set
#7 Valen’s Patisserie
First we have snow skin, then ice cream mooncakes, but chocolate mooncakes? Valen’s Patisserie introduces the ‘Illuminating Beauty’ Chocolate Mooncake Collection that comes in a box of four decadent petite chocolate mooncakes. This year, they’ve launched two new flavors, “Matcha Sakura” and “Yuzu Jasmine,” along with their signature “Earl Grey” and “Hazelnut Praline.”
We just have to include Tealive into this list when we heard they launched bubble tea mooncake. The brand is all along innovative but bubble tea mooncake?! Cut into the mooncake and you’ll find brown sugar lava oozing out with pearls in the center. Initially only available for pre-order online, you can now find them at Tealive outlet nationwide.
Order: Tealive outlet nationwide, or https://shop.tealive.com.my/Tealive-eats/bubble-tea-mooncake
Which one caught your attention? If you have any more suggestions, feel free to drop them in the comments. Don’t forget to tag your mooncake buddies and get yourself some good mooncakes in KL this Mid-Autumn Festival. Stay safe and have a great weekend ahead, buh bye!
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