Durian is truly worthy of the title as the “King of Fruits”. We, Malaysians, somewhat appreciate the taste and pungent smell of the fruit and can’t seem to get enough! Over the years, numerous restaurants have incorporated durian into their desserts, and the results have been lovely!
We know it may take some time to find truly tasty durian desserts, especially in busy cities like PJ and KL. Therefore, at your silent behest, we have scoured and listed the top 8 places where you can find some delicious durian desserts in PJ and KL. You can thank us later.
1. Durian SS2
Durian SS2 is the spot where locals go to satisfy their durian cravings. Not only does the stall sell more than 10 different types of durian, but they also offer delicious cendol with durian as well! A great way to beat our country’s hot weather.
Feel free to check out their website here. Be warned. You may crave for durian after looking at the pictures.
Address: Lot 7680, Jalan SS2/24, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 12.00 PM – 12.00 AM
2. Bijan Bar & Restaurant Fine Malay Cuisine
Wondering which restaurant serves delicious durian cakes, then we have the answer for you! While Bijan Bar & Restaurant is known for their extensive menu on authentic Malay cuisines, they also have a unique selection of desserts, such as the Chocolate Durian Cake, Durian Ice Cream and Durian Cheesecake.
If you happen to be a fan of both durian and chocolate, then we highly recommend you trying their one-of-a-kind Chocolate Durian Cake. The creamy flavour and taste of the durian is tucked in between of layers of chocolate sponge cake and topped with chocolate ganache. If you’re not a fan of chocolate, their yummy Durian Cheesecake will do just the trick!
Don’t hesitate to check out their menu here.
Address: 3-5, Seri Bukit Ceylon, 8 Lorong Ceylon Off, 3, Jalan Ceylon, Bukit Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 4.30 PM – 11.00 PM (Daily)
3. Le Bread Days
You’ve probably heard of Le Bread Days for their immensely delicious and savoury salted egg yolk croissants. If you’re planning a trip to the café soon, we highly recommend trying their durian croissants! The inside of the croissant retains a fluffy texture while the outer layer of the pastry is crisp and flaky. It might just be your next favourite snack or breakfast food!
Address: 68, Jalan SS 2/72, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 8.00 AM – 8.30 PM (Daily)
4. Hanbing Korean Desserts (Seasonal)
This Korean shaved ice paradise dessert chain has made quite a name for itself in Malaysia, and has expanded to several locations, such as Bangsar, Subang Jaya, Puchong, Petaling Jaya and Damansara. Although there are a number of flavoured bingsu to choose from, one of the shop’s bestseller is the Musang King Snow Ice! Shaved ice topped with several frozen blocks of durian and durian ice cream – it can’t get better than that.
Address: 33, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Seasonal)
Operating Hours: 1.00 AM – 12.00 AM (Daily)
5. Soft Launch Café
If you’re a fan of waffles, then this particular durian dessert might just be your favourite thing ever! The Black Waffle Musang King has made its way to become one of Soft Launch Café’s bestseller, and with good reason. Chunks of durian in between charcoal waffles – it’s definitely something worth your money.
Address: 1-101, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Seasonal)
Operating Café: Mondays – Wednesdays, Fridays (12.00 PM – 11.00 PM);Saturdays – Sundays (11.00 AM – 11.00 PM) *Closed on Tuesdays
6. Arch Café
Another durian dessert worth mentioning in this article is the Durian Imperial Cake, available in Arch Café. Looking exactly like a mini durian, this Instagrammable dessert is also immensely delicious! Retaining customers will tell you that the creamy durian filling has an intense durian flavour in every bite.
Address: Pacific Express Hotel, Lot No. G.01 and G.03A, Ground Floor, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Chinatown, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Mondays – Sundays (7.00 AM – 5.30 PM)
7. Sumptuous Dessert Malaysia
One might say that this is the hidden gem in Mid Valley. If you happen to be in Gardens, be sure to head over to this tiny kiosk to indulge in some delectable mini durian pancakes. Yes, that’s right! These durian desserts look like mini yellow cushions and are simply adorable!
Address: Seputeh LG-C-1, Lower Ground Floor, The Gardens, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Mondays – Sundays (10.00 AM – 10.00 PM)
8. Inside Scoop
In the mood for ice cream instead? Well, then head on down to Inside Scoop and enjoy their immensely delicious durian flavoured ice cream. You’ll definitely be getting your money’s worth by indulging in the D24 – Flavoured Ice Cream.
Address: 57, Jalan SS 22/19, Ss 22, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Mondays – Thursdays (1.00 PM – 11.00 PM);Fridays (12.30 PM – 12.00 AM);Saturdays (11.00 AM – 12.00 AM);Sundays (11.00 AM – 11.00 PM)
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