While traditional mooncakes have been a tradition for centuries, don’t you think it’s boring to have the same thing over and over again? But your Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations won’t count unless there’s a mooncake on your family’s dining table.

Don’t worry, you can still have a proper feast without making it so sian! We’ve curated 5 creative mooncake ideas, which taste truly out of this world.

Grab your apron and let’s get inspired!

1. Oreo Snowskin Mooncake

Oreo Snowskin Mooncake
Recipe by: The Meat Men

Cookies and cream always do the job every time – ice cream, cakes, you name it! Why not bring this genius idea into mooncakes? The soft snowskin on the outside and the creamy oreo cream cheese filling is a match made in heaven. Not only does it indulge your sweet tooth, this mooncake only requires a few easy-to-find ingredients and no baking needed! What’s better than a hassle-free festival delicacy that everybody likes?

2. Peach Gum Mooncakes

Peach Gum Mooncake
Recipe by: she_wan

Who thought Peach Gum might be in a mooncake? Well, at least she_wan did! Peach Gum is not only delicious, but it also has tons of health benefits. This recipe is made with ready to eat ingredients. Yes, it means that it does not require you to bake. Having this mooncake on your feast table will make everyone eager to grab one.

3. Rainbow Snow Skin Mooncake

Rainbow Snowskin Mooncake
Recipe by: Clarielle

What’s one way to make things exciting? Add Colors! This mooncake does have all the colors you can imagine! Even though it may seem fancy, it’s a traditional mooncake at heart. Take a bite and you can taste the traditional lotus paste filling. For you who stand still with tradition but are looking for fun alternatives, this recipe will make your Mid-Autumn Feast a blast!

4. Traditional Mooncake Agar Agar

Traditional Agar Agar Mooncake
Recipe by: Yeo Li Li

Yes, we know it has the word “traditional” on its name. But believe us, this mooncake is nothing like you’ve ever tasted before. Yeo Li Li carefully made all the elements of this mooncake using agar-agar and added wonderful tastes to the different parts of the cake. But not to worry, this recipe was made for you to cook easily. Make one of these to surprise the kids thinking it was just “another mooncake”.

5. Yuan Yang Caramel Snowskin Mooncake

Yuan Yang Caramel Snowskin Mooncake
Recipe by: Sharefood

What’s more classy than a touch of gold leaf on your food? This mooncake does have that “Crazy Rich Asian” look that will catch everyone’s attention on the feast table. But the snowskin on the outside and sweet caramel inside, is the real attraction here. This recipe needs no baking, but with the right steps, you’ll find the family asking for more!

Go try one or two of these recipes and get ready to splash some excitement to this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival Feast!

Decided to keep it traditional just like last year? Check out some traditional mooncake recipes on YoRipe here