Makati Shangri-la Hotel Mooncakes!

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is almost upon us (the exact date this year is Sept. 27, 2015) and you know what that means… Mooncakes! This time I went and checked out the much-lauded Makati Shangri-la Hotel Mooncakes.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeSince I belong to a Chinese family, it’s inevitable that we have a lot of mooncakes around this time of year. I’ve tried a lot of locally made mooncakes as well as imported ones from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeTower Box Mini (P2,288++ for 6 pcs)

Anyhow I dropped by Makati Shangri-la Hotel a couple of weeks ago to check out their mooncakes. They’re perfect as gifts because they’re packaged so nicely!

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeThe long standing box above opens up and reveals six (6) mooncake cases arranged like steps. I was impressed!

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeOr you can opt for a classy floral box like this one, it comes in different colors! You can have matching floral individual mooncake boxes with it.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeMakati Shangri-la Hotel mooncakes come in 2 sizes — Traditional (P588++ each) and Mini (P388++). It comes in 5 flavors: White Lotus, Red Bean, Red Lotus, Mixed Nuts, and Signature Black Sesame.

Makati Shangrila Hotel Mooncake2 Tier Mooncake Traditional (P3,688++ for 8 pcs)

Alternatively, you can go for the biggest mooncake boxed set containing eight (8) traditional mooncakes.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeWhoa, mooncake heaven!

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeIf you can’t make up your mind which flavor to get, you can have a taste at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel mooncake counter at the lobby.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeI took home a mini Signature Black Sesame Mooncake.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeThis is a first for me, I’ve never had Black Sesame Mooncake.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeLove the design! The mooncake has the Shangri-la logo on it.

Makati Shangrila Hotel MooncakeLooks like monggo but it’s actually black sesame! Love that all of the Makati Shangri-la Hotel mooncakes have twin yolks! The way the sweet filling and the salted egg combine is the best part of the mooncake for me! The verdict? Yummy — not too sweet and definitely unique!

Makati Shangri-la Hotel’s mooncakes will be available until Sept. 27, 2015. For more information, call 813-8888 or log on to to view the Makati Shangri-la Hotel mooncake brochure.
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