By Marian Govin


The day to feast on mooncakes is inching closer, and with that everyone is scrambling to get their share of mooncakes. This year we have seen a wider range of mooncakes with unique flavours like coffee and even chicken floss! But we know that everyone likes to go back to the classic favourites like the ever popular durian snow skin mooncakes! Here we have complied a list of our top 5 durian mooncakes to get this season just for you!

Credits: Chang Ho Sek

Chang Ho Sek 

A newbie to the scene, don’t frown upon their age and brush past their mooncakes. Chang Ho Sek’s Crystal Skin Durian Mooncakes are filled to the brim with either D24 or Mao Shan Wang durian, and the crystal skin is soft which compliments the durian filling. We had the privilege to be able to try the durian mooncakes and we finished it within seconds! A single cut through the mooncake opens up a durian haven of smooth, luscious durian filling. Every mouthful is sure to bring you to your happy durian place.

Mao Shan Wang Snowskin – $68 for 2 pieces
D24 Durian Snowskin – $58 for 2 pieces

Credits: Four Seasons Durian

Four Seasons Durian 

Four Seasons Durian is a household name when it comes to durian. Known for their D24 Durian pancakes and Durian Puffs, you know you won’t be disappointed by their durian mooncakes. Filled with 100% durian puree, and covered by a thin layer of snowskin, every mouthful is jam packed with durian goodness. Though priced slightly on the higher side, this mooncake is definitely worth every cent and every single calorie.

Mao Shan Wang Mooncake – $128 for 4 pieces
D24 Mooncake – $59.90 for 4 pieces

Credits: Goodwood Park

Goodwood Park

Every Durian season is a reason to visit Goodwood park for their amazing durian creations. Durian Crepe, Durian Puff the list goes on. Hence, one cannot miss out on their durian mooncakes! Made with fresh Mao Shan Wang or D24 pulp, each mouthful of this mooncake is spectacular. This should definitely be a staple every year, as it’s consistency never fails.

Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin – $80 for 4 pieces
D24 Durian Snowskin – $66 for 4 pieces

Credits: Peony Jade

Peony Jade

Peony Jade has some unique creations this year. Molten Milo Dinosuaur and Champagne Truffle Mooncakes, they are pulling out all the stops. But if you afraid to stop out of your comfort zone and try these out-of-the-box creations, you can fall back on their Durian Mooncakes as well. Best eaten with a spoon, this mooncake is soft, smooth and everything durian that you can wish for.

Mao Shan Wang Durian Mooncake in Organic Pandan Snowskin –  $90 for 4 pieces
Black Thorn Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake – $106 for 4 pieces

Credita: Ritz Carlton

Ritz Carlton

Delicate mooncakes with fine details, Ritz Carlton’s collection of mooncakes this year are nearly too pretty to eat. The durian mooncake is covered is a delicate layer of snowskin and filled with delicious Mao Shan Wang filling. Only available in a mini form, these mooncakes are sure to disappear within 2 bites.

Mini Snowskin ‘Mao Shan Wang’ Durian – $78 for 8 pieces