Cake market in Mid-Autumn Festival this year gets abundant than ever due to the presence of handmade moon cakes. Handmade moon cakes often have no additives, preservatives, abundant flavor, and various forms. However, the expiration date of these cakes is very short, not exceed 5 days and you need to make a reservation to buy them. It is not surprising when almost the youth likes handmade cakes due to their unique feature.
A box of cute piggy moon cakes costs VND 150.000
These cakes are sold with the price from VND 20.000 to VND 40.000 depending on type of moon cakes. In spite of expensive price, many people like to buy these cakes for its delicious taste and good looking shapes. The customers have to make reservation, get the ticket, and queue in line to receive cakes.
Although jelly moon cake appeared in Ho Chi Minh several years ago, it is still rare in Hanoi’s market.
Compared to handmade cakes this year, jelly mooncakes are cheaper, about VND 30.000/large cake.
Similar to previous years, traditional moon cake shops such as Hong Kong or Gia Thing, Phuong Soat shops also make lovely animal cakes. These cakes often have no filling and cost very cheap. They are mainly served for kids to play and eat.
Fish, turtle, pig cakes of Hong Kong shop are priced from VND 8.000-10.000/cake
Pig cake is enclosed with a funny basket