Food is a huge part of Malaysian culture and it’s clear that we love our desserts. Whether it’s an ice cream sandwich or A grand stack of toasts, the options are aplenty. If you’re always on the search for yummy desserts both to eat and to take photos of, don’t worry because we’ve done the hard work for you. Here’s a checklist of 20 unique desserts you “die die must try” in KL. Let the dessert journey begin!

1. Cookie Nation’s Ice Cream Sandwiches

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If you miss your grandma’s freshly baked cookies, fret not because Cookie Nation has got your back. This cookie store located in Kota Damansara has over 15 different types of cookies and you can choose to make it a complete meal by turning it into an ice cream sandwich. Cookie Nation even uses premium New Zealand ice cream to make their ice cream sandwiches so you’ll know that you’re in for a luxurious treat!

Hours: Daily, 12pm-11pm.

Address: D-G-13, Sunway Nexis, 1, Jalan PJU 5/1, Kota Damansara

Website: Cookie Nation Malaysia

Tel: 03-6143 1248

2. Fiskee Dough’s Ice Cream Doughnuts

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Fiskee Dough is known for their large doughnuts which are extremely crunchy on the outside but soft and chewy on the inside. Not only that, this warm pastry definitely goes well with the cold ice cream it comes with. Get ready to slice into the soft dough and mop up some melted ice cream with it. It’s bound to be a lovely treat!

Hours: Tuesday–Thursday: 5pm–11pm, Friday – Sunday: 12pm – 11pm. (Closed on Mondays).

Address:  F-25 (Lot 125) Empire Damansara,, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya

Website: Fiskee Dough

Tel: 03-7732 6068

3. Awakening By Iggo’s Edible “Coffee Mugs”

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Wish to have something to chew on as you enjoy your cup of coffee? Why not eat your “mug” instead? Awakening By Iggo incorporates the unique concept of edible “coffee mugs” on their menu and each “mug” is actually an ice cream cone which has already been coated with a thick layer of chocolate to prevent any coffee from dripping out of your precious “mug”.

Hours: Tuesdays-Sundays: 12pm-12am. (Closed on Mondays).

Address: No.36-0, Lorong Batu Nilam 21A, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 2, Klang

Website: Awakening By Iggo

Tel: 03-3319 9039

4. Cabana Acai Bar’s Açai Bowls

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The word dessert is always associated with something indulgent but it really need not be so. It can be healthy, packed with nutrients and still be a delicious treat. Enter Cabana Açai Bar, an eatery serving up açai bowls topped with plenty of fresh fruits and açai. This cold ice cream-like dessert is a well-deserved treat to have on a warm, sunny day.

Hours: 10am-10pm, daily.

Address: Lot 63, Level UG, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Website: Cabana Açai Bar

5. Dreamz Bakery’s Stack Of Toasts

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Dreamz Bakery is known for making whimsical desserts from scratch and that includes their homemade ice cream. Dreamz Bakery’s signature dessert would definitely be their Honey Toast with Lavender Ice Cream. The dish looks like it came straight out of the Alice In Wonderland movie!

Hours: Monday-Friday: 12pm-10pm, Saturday-Sunday: 12pm-11pm

Address: No 32-1, The Strand, Jalan PJU 5/20d, Pusat Perdagangan Kota Damansara., 47810 Petaling Jaya

Website: Dreamz Bakery

Tel: 012-200 3441

6. Dotty’s Salted Egg Yolk Cronuts 

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Anything with salted egg yolk would taste good regardless of whether it is savoury or sweet. At Dotty’s TTDI, you can enjoy a salted egg yolk with cronut dish, which is basically a hybrid between croissants and doughnuts. Although there are plenty of desserts sold at Dotty’s, this particular one is the bestseller and sells like hot cakes. Hence if you wish to try it out, it’s best to head there early.

Hours: Wednesdays-Mondays: 8am-8pm. (Closed on Tuesdays).

Address: 20, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Website: Dotty’s Pastries & Coffee

Tel: 03-7733 4233

7. Bowery Petit’s Rainbow Bagels

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Remember the saying of how we should include rainbow-coloured food into our diet? Those who live by this saying were probably not indicating rainbow bagels but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with indulging in a rainbow-coloured bagel once in a while. These bagels at Bowery Petit are served with some cream cheese and it’s a filling snack to have with some coffee or tea.

Hours: Mondays–Sundays: 8am–11pm.

Address: 48, Persiaran Zaaba, TTDI

Website: Bowery Petit

Tel: 03-7710 0295

8. Patissez’s Freak Shakes

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Freak shakes are pretty much giant-sized milkshakes complete with toppings like pretzels and chocolate chips. They are sold at Patissez, a freak shake store located in various locations across Klang Valley. If you figure that one of these freak shakes is a good portion size for 2, it can actually be downed by 1 person in a single serving. Don’t believe us? Check out our review on these yummy freak shakes here!

Hours: Monday-Friday: 10am-11pm, Saturday-Sunday: 10am-12am
Address: 85, Jalan SS 21/37, Petaling Jaya. (Also available at 1 Utama and Bangsar).
Website: Pâtissez
Tel: 03-7733 9501

9. Maison De Gigi’s Croffles

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Croffles are a hybrid between waffles and croissants and at Maison De Gigi, they are served with some filling in the middle. This crispy, savoury snack has a buttery texture that you would normally taste when you’re eating a croissant.

Hours: Daily, 10am-10pm

Address: Sunway Pyramid

Website: Maison De Gigi Malaysia

10. Perfume Dance Café’s Stiletto Desserts

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A red or pink stiletto is a staple piece in many a woman’s wardrobe and what better dessert to present the woman in your life with, than Perfume Dance Café’s Dancing Diva dessert? The dessert is a thick slice of french toast drizzled in honey and topped off with some decadent ice cream and of course, a bright pink stiletto too!

Hours: 10am-10pm, daily.

Address: iOi City Mall Level 1 35 & 36 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan

Website: Perfume Dance Café

Tel: 012-256 7676

11. Terracotta Boutique & Café’s Osmanthus Raindrop Cakes

Terracotta Boutique & Café is not just an eatery as you can also purchase some lovely vintage clothing here. When it comes to desserts, their raindrop cake is a big hit. The dish consists of an osmanthus flower and goji berry within the agar agar. It is then topped off with a sweet creamy sauce. Where normal raindrop cakes would often times be bland, the goji berry lends a slightly bitter taste which is unique and cuts through the sweetness of the sauce it comes with.

Hours: Daily, 10am-12am

Address: P-1-15, Tropicana Avenue, Petaling Jaya

Website: Terracotta Boutique & Café

Tel: 012-616 0270

12. Metal Box Café & Restaurant’s Guinness Pancakes

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It’s never too early to have a drink and if you’re feeling a little adventurous, why not consider Metal Box Restaurant & Café for your next brunch location? They serve Guinness-infused pancakes and the dish comes with an extra shot of Guinness beer and a side of caramelised fruits.

Hours: Daily, 7am-10pm

Address: G12 Empire Damansara Jalan PJU 8/8, Petaling Jaya

Website: Metal Box Restaurant & Café

Tel: 03-7731 9560

13. Kompassion Damansara Kim’s Coconut Cendol Cheesecakes

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Move aside normal cheesecakes, there’s a restaurant in Damansara Kim that puts a spin to the classic cheesecake by incorporating some local flavours into the dish. Kompassion’s Coconut Cheesecake is something out-of-the-box  and it comes with the classic cheesecake, topped off with longan and strips of coconut and cendol.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm. (Closed on Mondays).

Address: No 5. Jalan SS20/11, Petaling Jaya

Website: Kompassion Damansara Kim

Tel: 03-7731 9256

14. Miss Rose’s Rose Gelatos

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Present the woman in your life with not just a bouquet of flowers but also a single stalk of rose that she can actually devour. Miss Rose in SS15 sells rose-shaped gelatos which comes in an assortment of flavours. Opt for classics like chocolate and strawberry or bolder flavours like durian and Earl Grey.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 3pm-11pm, Saturday-Sunday: 1pm-11pm

Address: 70 Jalan SS15/ 4D, Subang Jaya

Website: Miss Rose

Tel: 017-958 1933

15. Taman Connaught Pasar Malam’s Gold Leaf Ice Creams

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Forget the typical offerings at the pasar malam and head straight for Taman Connaught Pasar Malam’s gold leaf ice cream. Feel like absolutely royalty as you enjoy your gold leaf ice cream and don’t forget to post a picture of it on Instagram too!

Hours: Wednesdays: 5pm-1am

Address: Jalan Cerdas, Taman Connaught, 56000 Kuala Lumpur

16. Hail’s Soft Serve’s Artisanal Soft Serves

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Hail’s Soft Serve is all about presenting unique ice creams with seasonal flavours like Gula Melaka Blue, Coco Jambo, Strawberry Rose and King Of Fruits. Their artisanal soft serves are served up with crunchy waffles and premium toppings with pink sago. Now that’s truly a fusion dish of local and premium ingredients on one single plate.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 12.30pm-11.30pm, Saturday-Sunday: 11.30am-11.30pm.

Address: 28, Jalan SS21/58, Damansara Uptown

Website: Hail’s Soft Serve

Tel: 03-7732 7077

17. Creamery Boutique’s Lava Cookie Ice Creams

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Who wouldn’t love lava cookies which are not only huge but also comes served with ice cream? Yes, it is a complete meal in itself but feel free to share it with a friend too. As you slice through the cookie, a warm filling would gush out and the filling varies between flavours like chocolate and matcha.

Hours: 10am-10pm, daily

Address: T30, Third Floor, Atria Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS22/23 Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya

Website: Creamery Boutique Ice Creams

Tel: 03-7731 6222

18. Shugatori Dessert Café’s Ying Yang Waffles 

Shugatori’s Ying and Yang concept desserts allows one to taste 2 different flavours within a single waffle. Enjoy plain waffles with some charcoal waffles alongside a serving of fruits like passion fruit and strawberries. To top it all off, the waffle also comes with some ice cream. Check out our review on this dish and more by clicking here!

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 2pm-11.30pm, Friday: 2pm-12am, Saturday: 12pm-12am, Sunday: 12pm-11.30pm, (Closed on Mondays).

Address: 95G, Ground Floor, Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya

Website: Shugatori Dessert Café

Tel: 03-7732 2588

19. Tiny Temptress Artisan Patisserie’s Bear Necessity

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The Bear Necessity is one of the desserts at Tiny Temptress and it’s clear why it’s a fan favourite. The dessert is made up of milk chocolate which has been infused in oolong tea. It has a passion fruit ganache layer, marzipan and a biscuit base. The many layers of flavour makes the dish one worth trying and of course, it’s Instagram-worthy too!

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, Sunday: 1pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday: 1pm-12am. (Closed on Mondays).

Address: 6, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03-2201 1537

20. Since 18’s Chocolate “Hardware Tools”

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Have you ever imagined what it’s like to be able to eat hardware tools? That thought might have never crossed your mind but when you’re at Since 18’s, it definitely would. They serve up chocolates which look just like hardware tools including screws, bolts and a pair of scissors. Trick your friends into thinking that you’re actually eating real hardware tools the next time you pay this eatery a visit!

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 11am-10pm

Address: 11-0-5 Jalan 4/109F Danau Desa Business Centre Taman Danau Desa

Website: Since 18’s

Tel: 03-7972 1393

Which ones are you excited to try out? Snap a picture of it and tag us on Instagram at @discoverklofficial! While you’re on Instagram, follow us for more exciting foods in and around Klang Valley. 😉

Feature Image Credit: Awakening By Iggo, Dreamz Bakery, Yelp Kuala Lumpur, Since 18s, Sini Kaki, Open Snap

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