In pics: Lin-gang universities launch special mooncakes
Five universities in the Lin-gang Special Area – located in East China's Shanghai – launched their own special mooncakes to celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept 21.
The mooncakes, designed with exquisite shapes and patterns, showcased the insignias of the schools and offered special flavors.
Shanghai Maritime University's mooncakes have two flavors – classic and peach – coming out in a range of colors. [Photo/WeChat account: shanghaifabu]
Shanghai Ocean University's mooncakes have six rich flavors – rose and sakura, milk and black sesame, tea and red bean, purple yam and lotus paste, matcha and dried plums-prunes, egg and coffee. [Photo/WeChat account: shanghaifabu]
Shanghai Dianji University makes minced pork mooncakes – a traditional snack in the Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai regions. [Photo/WeChat account: shanghaifabu]
Shanghai Dianji University also makes classic Suzhou-style mooncakes, with both sweet and savory varieties. [Photo/WeChat account: shanghaifabu]
Shanghai Jian Qiao University, meanwhile, makes mooncakes with six flavors made popular this year on the internet - milk and cheese, green apple and plum, coffee and chocolate, peach and oolong tea, taro and purple yam. [Photo/WeChat account: shanghaifabu]