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10 Halal Dessert Spots In KL & Selangor To Beat The Malaysian Heat


Ili •  Aug 12, 2020


[Updated 31st May 2022]Have you been feeling the notorious Malaysian heat lately? If the answer’s yes, then there’s no doubt that you’ve been looking for different ways to cool off. As the true foodies we are, it only makes sense that we turn your attention to some desserts that’ll both delight your taste buds and keep you from melting completely  So here’s a handy list of refreshing halal dessert spots in KL and Selangor to start off with! 
1. Sangkaya
What better way to escape the heat than treating yourself to a scoop or two of Sangkaya’s yummy ice cream. Inspired by the Bangkok Chatuchak-style coconut ice cream, this is the perfect place for anyone who’s a true lover of anything coconut flavoured. Creamy, rich and delightfully fresh, their ice creams are served in actual coconut husks so don’t forget to snap a fun picture before you’re done enjoying it! They’ve also got other flavours you can look forward to such as chocolate, gula melaka, kaya, matcha, mango, teh tarik and durian. Halal status: Muslim-owned Outlet details: Click here for a list of outlets and opening hours Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Cendol Durian Borhan
Cendol Durian Burhan is a well-known and familiar name among cendol lovers, especially for those residing in Selangor. Popular among the locals living in its neighbourhood, this is where people head to for a bowl of affordable and delicious cendol. What makes them special is the homemade green cendol strands which quite literally melt in your mouth. Pair that with finely-shaved ice, thick gula melaka syrup and flavourful coconut milk, and you’ve got yourself a cooling treat that’ll keep you coming back for.Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun; 10AM-7PM (closed on Fridays) Address:Batu 2 Jalan Tanjong Karang, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Tanjong Karang, SelangorContact:+60 19-661 8481Facebook
3. Sepiring
Are you a fan of traditional desserts? Then it’s time to make your way to Sepiring where they pride themselves in serving only the best authentic Malaysian dishes. Since you’re looking to beat the heat, their mouthwatering desserts such as bubur cha cha, ABC (ais batu campur or mixed ice) and sago cendol should be right up your alley. They’ll definitely do the trick of bringing your temperature down while indulging you in perfectly sweet flavours. Halal status: Halal-certified Outlet details: Click here for a list of outlets and opening hours Contact: +603-2287 2798 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Hui Lau Shan
Mango lovers, rejoice! Get your fix of mango-themed desserts at Hui Lau Shan, a popular Hong Kong chain that specialises in sweets, snacks and desserts soups called tong sui. Choose from any of their deliciously refreshing chilled mango desserts such as Mango Chewy Ball or Mango Sago. Another favourite is the Mango Coconut Ribbon - a delectable bowl of icy mango slushie topped with mango cubes and coconut ribbons. If you can’t make a decision, go for their Mango Romance or Mango Feast -  platter-style dishes with a little bit of everything!Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-10PM Address: Click here for a list of outlets Contact: +6019-977 1868 Facebook | Instagram
5. Inside Scoop
Making a name for itself in the ice cream scene since 2013, Inside Scoop is well-loved by many who flock to the place for a taste of their delicious ice creams - all made fresh locally using premium ingredients. If you've never been here before, start with their best-sellers: Valrhona chocolate, cemepdak and unicorn. From there, give their other flavours a try like coconut ash, teh tarik and cendol! Halal status: Halal-certified Outlet details: Click here for a list of outlets and opening hoursWebsite | Facebook | Instagram
6. Mykōri Dessert Café
Step into a wonderland of desserts at Mykōri Dessert Café where all kinds of colourful shaved ice desserts await you! Take your pick from their various signature kakigori (Japanese for shaved ice) like chocolate tiramisu kakigori, mango cheesecake kakigori and honeydew kakigori.  Or if you'd like something extra special, treat yourself to their kakigori boru where you can custom make your own shaved ice bowl. Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliersOutlet details: Click here for a list of outlets and opening hoursContact: +6018-281 4508 (hotline number)WebsiteInstagram
7. Gula Creamery
As the latest addition to the line of popular Gula Cakery ventures, Gula Creamery is the first cake-flavoured ice cream in Malaysia! With exciting flavours like burnt cheesecake, strawberry momofuku, banoffee pie and pandan gula melaka, it's the perfect place to visit if you're up for something more unique. They also have other yummy items on the menu such as milkshakes and their classic cakes for you to enjoy. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 10am-10pmAddress: Eco Ardence, Setia AlamOrder via: BeepitFacebook | Instagram
8. Aftermeal Desserts
Aftermeal Desserts has been in KL for a while now since 2019 and is known to serve some of the best Japanese shaved ice desserts (Kakigori) in town! Their soft and fluffy Kakigori ice will melt in your mouth immediately and give some much-needed cooling in this hot weather. Their signature dessert would have to be the Iron Lady Milk Tea Kakigori! It's made of a blend between Iron Lady Milk Tea and milk, with almond shavings and red beans on top! As you scoop the ice, herbal grass jelly will appear at the bottom. There's even more ingredients served at the side for you such as Sweet Potato Balls, Taro Balls and Brown Sugar Jelly Pearls coated with Brown Sugar Sauce, which you can mix it with the ice or eat it on its own; it's a sugary treat that you really deserve! Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours: 2pm-11pm daily Addresses: SS2 outlet 3, Jalan SS 2/64, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Damansara Utama outlet 52, Jalan SS 21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Facebook | Instagram
9. Bean Jr
If you love delicious and healthy soybean desserts, check out Bean Jr! They offer a variety of fresh soybean desserts – tau fu fah, shaved ice, parfaits, drinks and more – with soybeans grind using a traditional stone method. This helps to produce a richer and smoother product, while keeping the nutritious benefits of these soybeans! Their cold tau fu fah are made cool with a secret recipe to retain the soft, silky texture of its hot counterpart! And, all their taro balls are handmade with no added preservatives and colouring, so more guilt-free binging! Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours: 12pm-11pm daily Addresses: 117, Jalan Rimbunan Raya 1, Laman Rimbunan (Same row as Kepong Public Bank) 3, Jalan Radin Bagus, Bandar Baru Seri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur Facebook | Instagram
10. Soypresso
Can't get enough of soybean? Head down to SS15 and check out Soypresso! They offer a range of soybean desserts with all your favourite toppings from fragrant brown sugar syrup to taro balls, espresso shots and more! They are currently going through a revamp of the store and have shared exciting new plans, so stay tuned on their social media for updates! Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers Facebook | Instagram With this list, you'll be able to escape the Malaysian heat (at least for a little bit) and treat yourself to some refreshing and cooling desserts!