10 best places to buy baby full moon cakes in Singapore
Take your pick, from contemporary to traditional packages for your baby’s full month party.
Have you ever wondered why you celebrate a baby’s “full moon”? In Chinese customs, it is believed that the baby turns one on their 30th day of birth. This is why your “Chinese age” is always one year more than your actual age. It is also one of the Chinese customs to celebrate the full moon milestone because in olden times, many babies never made it to this age. So if you’re going be throwing a celebration and are looking for baby full moon cakes in Singapore, we have some suggestions.
Don’t forget! The perfect full month party has to have its share of traditional red eggs and ang ku kueh, with some western cakes and cookies for the celebrations.
We’ve expanded on our previous list to give you a total of 10 yummy spots to buy baby full moon cakes in Singapore.
Sweetest moments is a Halal establishment that’s been around for eight years and a winner of the Singapore Prestige Brand Award – so you know you’re getting delicious treats. Besides your traditional ang ku kueh and red eggs, they have plenty of different bite-sized cakes. There’s just too many options to choose from.
Cake fans will love the whimsical designs at Pattisier. We especially like the “Baby Love” creation. When you cut into the cake, you’ll see layers of white chocolate rose, a multi-coloured light vanilla sponge and a Ribena and milk chocolate mousse.
Here’s the premium bakery for Disney fans. Swissbake has chocolate cupcakes in Mickey and friends, Winnie the Pooh, Tsum Tsum and Disney princesses designs. Unfortunately you’ll have to print your own baby cards to go with them.
At Partridge Pear, it’s a mix of traditional and contemporary with their themed gift boxes. Mix up your traditional red eggs and ang ku kueh with butter cream cakes, chocolate eclairs and fruit tarts. All packages come with a birth announcement card for that added personalised touch.
The local kueh place also serves delicious cake packages for First Month celebrations. Go traditional with marble, banana or walnut, or try something whimsical like the Baby’s Booties or Bubbly Teddy. Like what you see? Don’t forget to order days in advance.
For the contemporary parent who wants something different than red eggs and ang ku kueh. The Icing Room’s first month packaged gift sets are simple pastel coloured delights – cupcakes, brownies, almond cakes, lollicakes, cookies and macarons that’s a treat to the eyes as well. Definitely the choice for mums who love Instagram.
Local celebrities throng this place for wide variety of full month packages. Take your pick from cute cupcake-sized package to a giant deluxe nyonya kueh platter. The latter comes with ang ku kueh, kueh salat, nyonya kueh, lapis sagu, harum manis and baked tapioca. Of course, there’s traditional red eggs and glutinous rice in the menu too.
This bakery has been around for 32 years. Check out their interesting Dim Sum Box Set, which comes with glutinous rice, red eggs, and ang yi for boys or ang ku kueh for girls. There’s also a premium cake set with fancy flavours like Lychee Martini, Citrus Drop and Orange Apricot Blossom.
The sets here come packaged in novelty theme boxes – there’s more than twenty to choose from, and can be personalised with baby’s photo. Try the signature pastry set. It includes mung bean ang ku kueh or ang yi, red eggs and their speciality Hae Bee Hiam in white glutinous rice. It’s a must try!
If you like brownies, than P.Osh will be your go-to choice for your baby’s full month party. You can customise three brownies, packed together with tiny and cute red eggs (really just quail eggs) and ang ku kueh (in either ground peanuts or mung bean paste filling). Comes in either a bright blue or pink sleeve box.