Mooncakes are usually sold in very attractive boxes like one of these. Usually they come in flavours like Red Bean Paste or Lotus Paste. Lately it has evolved a lot
For example, take a look at the Starbucks version mooncake. Looks cool.
Even Haagan daz wants a piece of the mooncake market and here they are with their very own Ice Cream Mooncake. OH MY GOD! I SOOOOO WANT THIS!
Take a look at this new style mooncake. Looks like Hello Kitty (DUH).
Inside it contains chocolate ice cream. Yum!
A mooncake in progress
Some different kinds of mooncake moulds
This mooncake gives a new meaning to HARAMNESS. Confirm ditanggung HARAM one. LOL. Pig shape mooncakes.
With all these things about mooncakes. Sooner or later they'll be cheese mooncake, or tiramisu mooncake. Maybe savoury mooncakes where inside contains other savoury ingredients. Just like a chicken pie or quiche but wrapped in mooncake skin. The sky is the limit. Assam Laksa Mooncake? My god!
And don't think I was going to let you drool and not give you guys a chance to make your very own mooncake? Here's a recipe for Chocolate Ping Pei Mooncake! The one where you keep inside the fridge one! Give it a shot! You have to find your own mooncake mould though.
Cocoa Ping Pei Mooncake courtesy of Majorie Chiew of kuali.com