The Trendiest Gift Sets And The Tastiest Mooncakes This Mid-Autumn Festival 2021

We sometimes forget to savor the simple pleasures of caring for friends and family, So this Mid Autumn Festival lets share by sending a gift of flavours from traditional recipes to classy fusions that will make you rethink the state of the old fashioned delicacy. Here's our take on the trendiest gift sets and the tastiest mooncakes this season in KL..

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Embark on a sensational journey with Four Seasons Hotel KL's selection of mooncakes for gifting or simply indulging it all to yourself. Featuring intricate designs and indulgent fillings, the mooncakes crafted by Yun House comes in delicate homemade Snow Skin (Musang King Durian and Bird's Nest with Red Dates) and a collaboration with Bar Trigona Mooncakes that reflect cocktail inspired tastes which includes a medley of whiskey, trigona honey and cedar wood bitters or sample Judgement, concocted with ingredients such jackfruit, aged rum and triple sec. Also they are offering traditional Baked Mooncakes (Pu Er Tea Paste with Tangerine Skin, "Szechuan" Ma La Mung Bean, Mango with Lotus Seed Paste). Priced between RM 42 and RM 78 per piece and comes in a Four Seasons gift box that makes a perfect gifting option too. @FourSeasonsKL

Hilton Kuala Lumpur's Jade Moon Collection

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Hilton KL has designed a Jade Moon gift box featuring an opulent ceramic tea set and Chynna's Signature Eight Treasures Tea with your choice of Hilton's traditional baked or snow skin mooncakes. And this year's highlight are their signature snow skin mooncake, the luxurious Royal Jade, which comes in mint-green appearance, evoking a dignified atmosphere reminiscent of green jade worn by imperial court officials. While other flavours include Traditional Halal-Baked mooncakes (White Lotus Paste, Pandan Paste, Red Bean Paste, Green Tea Lotus, White Lotus, Black Sesame Lotus, Five Nuts), Snowskin mooncakes (Amaretto Lotus Paste with Blueberry Cheese Feuillantine, Lotus Paste with Soft Custard Egg Yolk, Pure Premium Musang King Durian). The Jade Moon Gift Box is priced from RM 268 while each mooncake is priced from RM 35 nett to RM 38 nett. Available online @HiltonKL

W Kuala Lumpur "Moonstruck" Collection

Get 'Moonstruck' with W Kuala Lumpur's mooncake offerings. The mooncakes are incredibly vibrant in design and as well as the packaging in collaboration with GUNG HO, the dynamic trio behind the 'Crazy Asians' art pieces on their boxes. The collection comes in 2 colours which are Iridescent Blue or Luminous Purple, 4 mooncakes and a voucher for you to dine at Yen Cantonese Restaurant when dine-in is allowed. Mooncakes flavours include Traditional Five Nuts, Mint Red Bean, Cendol Coconut, Black Sesame Paste, White Lotus Seed Paste and Yellow Seed Paste. The Moonstruck set is priced at RM 198+ and single mooncakes are priced from RM 41+ to RM 46+. Also W Kuala Lumpur is offering a Moonstruck Afternoon Tea set for RM 288 + per box that comes with a Moonstruck bag, 2 mooncakes, savoury bites and a box of sweets paired with Woobar's special blend tea. @WKualaLumpur

The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Exquisite Mooncake Trunks

As per every year, The St. Regis KL is offering their exquisite mooncake trunks inspired from the Astor's love for travel, with two versions the Classic Trunk and a limited edition Swarovski Super Mooncake Trunk, a first of its kind in South East Asia. Each Swarovski Super Mooncake Trunk is embellished with 307 finely selected Silk and Silk Shimmer Swarovski crystals. Other than that, The St Regis KL is also bringing back their signature 6.5 inch super mooncake with 8 yolks and also the classic Lotus Seed Paste Single Yolk. The Classic Trunk is priced from RM 200 + while Limited Edition Swarovski Super Mooncake Trunk is priced at RM 438+. @StRegisKL

Pullman KLCC Peony Treasure 

Pullman KLCC's Peony Treasures and Classic Treasures is a collection set to express your heartfelt wishes.. with this traditional delicacies that are made with special recipes ideal for gifting and self-indulgence which includes Baked Mooncakes (Matcha Green Tea, White Lotus Paste, Five Variety Nuts, Bamboo Charcoal Paste), and Snow Skin Mooncakes (Belgium Chocolate, Black Sesame Paste, Pandan Lotus, Musang King Durian). Each piece is priced at RM 37 onwards. @PullmanKLCC

The RuMa Hotel Limited Edition Mooncakes

The RuMa Hotel is launching their limited edition mooncakes to celebrate this Mid-Autumn Festival. Each of piece is individually handcrafted and made with only the finest picked ingredients to ensure the highest quality of this oriental dessert. Priced at RM 98 per box of two pieces, every box will come with one Durian Paste with Single Yolk and one Pandan Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, only available from 12 July until 21 September 2021. @TheRuMa

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

In support of the sustainability initiative, Mandarin Oriental KL has chosen bamboo for their Mid-Autumn Festival mooncake boxes. The mooncakes will be encased in a beautifully handcrafted and carved box with Mandarin Oriental's signature fan emblem, making it sustainably and aesthetically beautiful.  All baked mooncakes are halal-certified such as Mixed nuts, Lotus paste with single yolk, Pandan with single yolk and etc. While chocolate lovers can opt for variety of Malaysian single origin dark chocolate with crunch pearls, dark chocolate cream & gold leaf; Milk chocolate, jasmine tea and sesame ganache and Mandarin milk chocolate ganache with orange marmalade & zest confit. Also making a debut this year is the Brandy dark chocolate with fig crunch pearls and lotus paste. Each mooncake is priced from RM 35 onwards. @MandarinOrientalKL

The Westin Kuala Lumpur YUE Mooncake

The Westin KL is celebrating Mid Autumn Festival with a YUE Mooncake Gift Box named after the Celestial Moon. It is arranged based on the concept of the moon rabbit traveling through its celestial like a palace featuring a blend of black and gold combination, with its quilted leather, layered art effects. If that doesn't tingle your fancy, then maybe having all their mooncakes Halal certified might. The Westin KL offers a selection of mooncake flavours such as White Lotus, Chocolate, Creamy Milk Tea, Lotus with Single Yolk, Shanghai with Single Yolk, Assorted Fruits & Nuts, Golden Emerald and Red Bean. Mooncakes are priced at RM 188 for 1 box of 4 flavourful mooncakes. @TheWestinKL

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur x Melinda Looi Jade Rabbit Collection

Rediscover the essence of Tuán Yuán 团圆 (Reunion) with Grand Hyatt KL's original mooncakes making its debut this year in collaboration with fashion designer, Melinda Looi. Encasing the velvety mooncakes, the packaging design features "The Grand Gambit", priced from RM 253.13 nett and "The Jade Tote" comes together as its carrier to complete the whole look. The unique design of tote is inspired by the Jade Rabbit from the Mid-Autumn legends while the intricacy of the patterns are adopted from carpeting elements of the hotel's poolside residence. Exclusively available for pre-order on Grand Hyatt KL online store, with options of Snow Skin Mooncake Set (Black Sesame & Peanut Cream with White Chocolate Truffle, Salted Caramel with Dark Chocolate Truffle, Pandan with Coconut Truffle, White Lotus Hazelnut with Dark Chocolate Truffle, White Lotus with Raspberry White Chocoalte Truffle) and Baked Skin Mooncake Set (White Lotus Single Yolk, Red Bean, Pure White Lotus, Pure Pandan). @GrandHyattKL

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur French Inspired Dessert Mooncakes

Banyan Tree KL has just partnered Executive Pastry Chef Fodil Baghal this year to curate an exquisite array of dessert mooncakes, the Bijoux Clair de Lune (Moonlight Jewel) box inspired by the legendary tale of the moon goddess and Bake by Banyan Tree's unique marble interior.  Featuring mooncake flavours such as Coffee Caramel Walnut, Raspberry Lychee Rose, Green Tea Red Bean, White Chocolate Mix Nuts, Mango Durian Cheese and also the classic Lotus Paste. Each of the Bijoux Clair de Lune is priced at RM 288+ per box, consisting six mooncakes and inclusive of RM 50 Bake by Banyan Tree Cash Voucher. @BanyanTreeKL

Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur Imperial Garden Treasures Mooncakes

Pavilion Hotel's first Mid-Autumn jewel, the Imperial Garden Treasures, comes with an array of traditional baked mooncakes encased in a beautiful box with garden ornaments that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also doubles as a jewellery box too. Their mooncake flavours feature the ever popular White Lotus Paste, Pandan Lotus Paste, Red Bean Paste, Yam Lotus Paste, Sweet Corn Lotus Paste and everyone's favourite Lotus Paste. The Imperial Garden Treasures is priced at RM 208+ per box, fitting four medium sized mooncakes and inclusive of RM 100 Jade Pavilion Cash Voucher. @PavilionHotelKL

Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur Lavish Mooncakes

This year, Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur is taking a lavish spin on traditional mooncakes, specially curated by Tao Chinese Cuisine's, master dim sum chef, Chef Lo Tian Sion. This delicate Mid-Autumn treat is now infused with local flavours such as Durian Snow Skin with Custard and Salted Egg Cream, Scarlet Snow Skin with Pandan, and riding on the boba trend, there's Bamboo Charcoal Snow Skin with Milk Tea and also Green Tea Snow Skin with Green Pea and Dragon Fruit. Aside from that, Tao is also bringing back their best-sellers, their signature Butterfly Pea Flower Snow Skin with Bird's Nest and the classic Lotus Paste Single Yolk and Golden Jade Single Yolk amongst others. These lavish mooncakes are beautifully packaged in two versions Longevity & Opulence Gift (RM 148 per box of 4 mooncakes) to signify the blossoming of a new beginning and The Legacy Gift Box (RM 178 per box of 4 mooncakes) bounded in luxurious leather. @IntercontinentalKL

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