How Many Calories Are in Your Mooncake?

by Estelle Low
FOOD  |  September 08, 2018
  • Mooncakes are sneaky calorie bombs
    1 / 7 Mooncakes are sneaky calorie bombs

    Feasting on mooncakes during mid-autumn festival (which falls on September 24 this year) may be a yearly affair, but you should still keep your servings in check. Mooncakes are notoriously high in sugar and fat. Before you dig in, have a look at how much calories, carbs and fat a slice of mooncake packs.

    Nutrient data: Health Promotion Board

    Calorie burn estimate is based on a 60kg woman: www.shape.com.sg/calories-burned

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  • Baked lotus paste mooncake (25g)
    2 / 7 Baked lotus paste mooncake (25g)

    95 calories, 12.7g carbohydrate, 4.3g fat

    Burn the calories: Brisk walk for 15 minutes

    Photo: Amawasri Naksakul/www.123rf.com

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  • Baked lotus paste mooncake with single egg yolk (25g)
    3 / 7 Baked lotus paste mooncake with single egg yolk (25g)

    105 calories, 11g carbohydrate, 6g fat

    Burn the calories: Do housework for 30 minutes

    (Also read: How Much Fat is in Durian & Durian-Flavoured Goodies?)

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  • Baked lotus paste mooncake with double egg yolk (25g)
    4 / 7 Baked lotus paste mooncake with double egg yolk (25g)

    116 calories, 10.7g carbohydrate, 7.2g fat

    Burn the calories: Spin for 20 minutes

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  • Mixed nut and ham mooncake (25g)
    5 / 7 Mixed nut and ham mooncake (25g)

    122 calories, 10.7g carbohydrate, 7.7g fat

    Burn the calories: Jog for 15 minutes

    Photo: Kia Cheng Boon/www.123rf.com

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  • Snow skin lotus paste mooncake (25g)
    6 / 7 Snow skin lotus paste mooncake (25g)

    93 calories, 13.2g carbohydrate, 4g fat

    Burn the calories: Do vigorous push-ups for 10 minutes

    (Also read: 17 Unique Mooncakes to Buy This Mid-Autumn Festival 2018)

    Photo: Wong Yu Liang/www.123rf.com

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  • Yam paste mooncake in flaky pastry (25g)
    7 / 7 Yam paste mooncake in flaky pastry (25g)

    113 calories, 16.3g carbohydrate, 5g fat

    Burn the calories: Skip for 15 minutes

    Photo: Huong Son Pham Le/www.123rf.com

    (Also read: How to Keep Your Diet on Track – Mid-autumn Festival or Not)

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