In view of the recent health-conscious mindset of Malaysia’s population, all of Grand Hyatt’s traditional baked and snowskin mooncakes come with less sugar for a less sinful celebration.
The baked traditional ones includes red bean, white lotus, white lotus with single yolk and white lotus with double yolk.
I had sampled those last year so you can read about them HERE –> http://www.rebeccasaw.com/grand-hyatt-kuala-lumpur-mooncakes-for-2013/
This year, I concentrated instead on their snowskin varieties which I missed last year.
All handcrafted, 4 snowskin varieties are available in black sesame, green tea, pandan and lotus flavours. Prices begin at RM26++ per piece or RM102++ per box.
Out of the 4 my personal favourite is the Black Sesame Seed with Peanut Butter (RM15).
Dark, nutty sesame paste with freshly roasted, crunchy peanut + sugar as the “yolk”, this was superb and addictive.
Oh, each individual mooncake is dusted with gold powder which gives it a prosperous, luxe look.
Red Bean Green Tea. (RM15). The red bean paste is nice; smooth & mildly sweet.
However, the green tea flavour wasn’t prominent enough.
The Lotus Paste with Apricot (RM15).
I find the lotus paste a tad too sweet for my liking but I have to recommend it to be the smoothest lotus paste I’ve had!
The cut of apricot made the overall flavour quite interestingly; sorta like flirty fruity. It is really a fun flavour. 🙂
Lastly is the Pandan with Melon Seed (RM15). This is the most traditional flavour of them all among the snowskin flavours. I love it for the unadulterated, bold pandan flavour.
Overall I enjoyed the snowskin mooncakes here at the Grand Hyatt. the skin may look a bit thick in the photos here but it is wonderfully soft and dissolves easily on the tongue so I didn’t mind at all! 🙂
Orders can be placed beginning 10 August 2014 and for those who wants to readily purchase them can do so beginning 19 August 2014 at JP Teres Cafe.
Order 100 boxes or more to enjoy an exclusive discount privilege of 15% off.
For more information or reservation enquiries, please call 03 – 2182 1234 or visit the official website at www.grandhyattkualalumpur.com.
*All mooncakes from Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur are pork-free.