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12 Delicious Halal Mooncakes In KL For Your Mid-Autumn Treat

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Cheng Sim  •  Aug 21, 2019

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[Updated 21 June 2021] The best thing about living in Malaysia is the variety of festivals we can celebrate and traditional cuisine we get to try. Since the Mid-Autumn Festival is here, that means the season of mooncakes is upon us! 😍 If calories don't count, we bet you would enjoy more than a slice of mooncake. Whether you're craving for a traditional pure lotus or a premium Musang King mooncake, we show you where to find the best halal mooncakes in Malaysia!

1. Tianje 

Credit: Tianje on Facebook When it comes to serving premium mooncakes, Tianje delivers every year. Sure, you can settle for the double yolk white lotus paste or mixed fruits nut mooncake this time. But how about broadening your palate to custard egg yolk lava mooncake, longan lava mooncake or taro chestnut mooncake? 😍 Besides exciting us with the ultimate Durian King mooncake, check out this year's new Su Shi Crystalline flavours such as black sesame, mocha, matcha and yogurt strawberry mooncakes. That's right, yogurt strawberry 😃 Halal status: Halal-certified (Tianje mooncakes are manufactured by Tatawa Industries) Price: Starting from RM18.80 per piece Website | Facebook

2. Fai Fong Bakery

Credit: Fai Fong Bakery on Facebook  Savour a taste of Mid-Autumn Festival with Fai Fong Bakery's array of mooncakes. If you're a fan of the classics, take a bite out of the lotus paste double yolk, red bean paste and durian lotus paste. This year, look out for Fai Fong's signature mooncake flavours such as bamboo charcoal black sesame, sweet potato custard lava, cranberry lotus paste and yam lotus paste with single yolk 😃 Halal status: Halal-certified Price: Starting from RM12 per piece Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Baker's Cottage

Credit: @erlina.liang on Instagram Popularly known for their pastries and cakes, Baker's Cottage also serves yummy mooncakes whenever the Mid-Autumn season comes around. Made with the finest lotus seeds from Hunan, pick up one of their pure lotus mooncakes (with or without yolk) from the Pure Lotus & White Series. There's also the Snow Skin series featuring peachy mango, dark chocolate truffle and signature yam as their must-try flavours. Halal status: Halal-certified Price: Starting from RM10.73 per piece Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Credit: The Westin Kuala Lumpur on Facebook Mooncakes may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of The Westin Kuala Lumpur, a five-star luxury hotel. But that's exactly what they'll be doing this year for the Mid-Autumn Festival! In a box of four mooncakes, you'll be able to enjoy two mooncakes of your choice and two sachets of artisanal teas by Harney and Sons Tea Malaysia. The pairing of the two makes for a delightful teatime treat, which is perfect for you and your loved one to enjoy it together. Halal status: Halal-certified Price: RM88 for a box of 2 mooncakes & 2 tea sachets Facebook | Instagram

5. JMM Cookies

Credit: JMMcookies on Facebook Chinese New Year cookies aren't the only thing that JMM Cookies are known for. Give their mooncake series a chance, and be delighted by the flavours of white lotus double yolk, pandan white lotus, Japanese matcha, and coco tiramisu mooncakes. If you love our King of Fruits, unwrapping the Imperial Durian mooncake will be your favourite thing of the day 😃 Halal status: Halal-certified Price: Starting from RM14 per piece Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. Purple Cane

Credit: @purplecane_tea on Instagram You might recognise Purple Cane for their soothing teas, but did you know that they're serving Malaysia's first tea mooncakes? Made with Cantonese-style pastry crust, each mooncake is infused with many tea variants such as green tea, black tea, oolong tea and Pu'er tea! We recommend getting the Auspicious Mooncake Gift Set (RM83), so you'll have a taste of white tea purple potato lotus paste mooncake, red bean paste with dried tangerine peel and double yolk puer tea mooncake, green tea assorted nuts mooncake and more! 😍 Halal status: Halal-certified Price: Starting from RM9.90 per piece Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. Yu-Ai Confectionary

Credit: Yu-Ai on Facebook Narrowing down your choice of mooncake flavours is challenging, and Yu-Ai is not making it easier for the rest of us. They have a huge variety of mooncakes and we're setting our sights on sacher romance (double chocolate), less sugar tiramisu walnut and less sugar durian lotus flavours. They also a Hokkaido snowy series with flavours, ranging from Musang King to pandan salted mung bean to try. Halal status: Halal-certified Price: Starting from RM40 for two mooncakes Facebook | Instagram

8. Biskut Foh San

Credit: Ipoh Foh San on Facebook Foh San has been around since 1973, so they know a thing or two about making traditional mooncakes. Whether you're sharing with your loved ones or enjoying it all for yourself, get Foh San's famous lotus paste flavours such as white lotus, durian and green tea mooncakes. Craving for something chocolate-y? Allow us to drop a few names to try: chocolate lotus paste mooncake with walnuts and cappuccino mooncakes 😊 Halal status: Do note that only food products under Biskut Foh San are halal-certified by Jakim. Products and premises under Foh San Food Industries are not halal-certified Website | Facebook

9. KLT Food Industries

Credit: KLT Food Industries Sdn Bhd on Facebook KLT Food has come a long way since their early days in 1971, and it's no surprise that they're the first mooncake brand to be awarded halal certification in Malaysia. As a fan of the classics, your family members will be pleased by the box of red bean or Durian Pearl mooncakes you bring 😃 If your folks are interested to try something new, perhaps the sweet purple potato mooncake will pique their palates. KLT also makes really nice omochi (Japanese rice cake) and they have it in flavours like honeydew, pandan, yam and strawberry. Not exactly a popular Mid-Autumn treat, but it's great if you're open to trying something sweet. Halal status: Halal-certified Price: Starting from RM57 per box Website | Facebook

10. Tai Thong Mooncake

Credit: Official Tai Thong Group Malaysia on Facebook Baked and snow skin mooncakes are two things that Tai Thong Mooncake knows best. Over the years, they've evolved their baked skin mooncakes from the well-loved pure lotus to the elevated Durian Emperor and blueberry citrus tea. If you fancy snow skin mooncakes, you might enjoy the snow skin red bean, chendol coconut and pinemelon (pineapple and honey melon) 😃 Tai Thong Mooncake is also introducing new flavours this year. We hope you're excited about Brown Sugar Coconut Matcha and Snow Skin Mango Strawberry mooncakes. Halal status: Do note that only food products under Tai Thong Mooncakes are halal-certified by Jakim. Tai Thong Restaurant is not halal-certified. Price: Starting from RM9.90 per piece Website | Facebook

11. VictoryYaya

Credit: @victoryyaya_mooncake_hq on Instagram When we asked our readers to share one of their favourite halal mooncakes on Traveller Thursday, many recommended VictoryYaya mooncakes! While this Muslim-owned company originated from Terengganu, you can order their delicious mooncakes conveniently from their website. There are 20 flavours to try, ranging from red velvet white lotus paste mooncake to durian cashew mooncake. Known for their virality, we encourage you to order quickly before these mooncakes sold out. Halal status: Muslim-owned Price: Starting from RM10 per piece Instagram

12. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Credit: @intercontinental.kualalumpur on Instagram  ⁣Crafted with the finest of ingredients, you can look forward to new and unique mooncakes at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. Durian lovers, sink your teeth into their Durian Snow Skin with Custard and Salted Egg Cream. And for those who are die-hard fans of boba, rejoice to its offering of Bamboo Charcoal Snow Skin with Milk Tea! If you've been a loyal of their mooncakes, then you'll be delighted to know that the Butterfly Pea Flower Snow Skin with Bird's Nest is making a comeback this year 😊 Halal status: Only the baked skin mooncakes are halal-certified. Price: Starting from RM30 Website | Facebook When it comes to mooncakes, you know the Mid-Autumn season is the best time to try them! Made with a traditional pastry crust and sweet lotus filling, it's no surprise why many enjoy this sweet delight. The next time you're looking for halal mooncakes in Malaysia, you know where to find them! 😃 P.S. Shopping for mooncakes in the Lion City? Check out our Halal Mooncake Guide In Singapore!