How Many Calories Are in Your Mooncake?

How Many Calories Are in Your Mooncake?

How Many Calories Are in Your Mooncake?


by Estelle Low



Food  | 
September 04, 2017


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    Mooncakes are sneaky calorie bombs

    Feasting on mooncakes during mid-autumn festival (which falls on September 15 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

    Photo: marctran / 123rf.com

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  • Baked lotus paste mooncake (25g)

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    Baked lotus paste mooncake (25g)

    95 calories, 12.7g carbohydrate, 4.3g fat

    Burn the calories: Brisk walk for 15 minutes

    Photo: Amawasri Naksakul / ww.123rf.com

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

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    Baked lotus paste mooncake with single egg yolk (25g)

    105 calories, 11g carbohydrate, 6g fat

    Burn the calories: Do house work for 30 minutes

    Photo: andrewblue / www.123rf.com

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

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    Baked lotus paste mooncake with double egg yolk (25g)

    116 calories, 10.7g carbohydrate, 7.2g fat

    Burn the calories: Spin for 20 minutes

    Photo: lim_atos / www.123rf.com

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  • Mixed nut and ham mooncake (25g)

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    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)

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    Snow skin lotus paste mooncake (25g)

    93 calories, 13.2g carbohydrate, 4g fat

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

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

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  • Yam paste mooncake in flaky pastry (25g)

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    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 Mooncake Calories In Check This Mid-Autumn Festival)

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Mooncakes are sneaky calorie bombs

Feasting on mooncakes during mid-autumn festival (which falls on September 15 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
Photo: marctran / 123rf.com

Baked lotus paste mooncake (25g)

95 calories, 12.7g carbohydrate, 4.3g fat
Burn the calories: Brisk walk for 15 minutes
Photo: Amawasri Naksakul / ww.123rf.com

Baked lotus paste mooncake with single egg yolk (25g)

105 calories, 11g carbohydrate, 6g fat
Burn the calories: Do house work for 30 minutes
Photo: andrewblue / www.123rf.com

Baked lotus paste mooncake with double egg yolk (25g)

116 calories, 10.7g carbohydrate, 7.2g fat
Burn the calories: Spin for 20 minutes
Photo: lim_atos / www.123rf.com

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

Snow skin lotus paste mooncake (25g)

93 calories, 13.2g carbohydrate, 4g fat
Burn the calories: Do vigorous push-ups for 10 minutes
Photo: Wong Yu Liang / www.123rf.com

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 Mooncake Calories In Check This Mid-Autumn Festival)