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


Ili  •  Aug 12, 2020


[Updated 28 February 2021] 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: Wed-Mon; 10AM-7PM (closed on Tue) Address: Kampung Permatang, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor Contact: +6019-661 8481 Facebook 
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: Lot 6.43.00, 168, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur 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 hours Website | 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 suppliers Outlet details: Click here for a list of outlets and opening hours Contact: +6018-281 4508 (hotline number) WebsiteInstagram
7. WheyChillin KL
You may not think that word 'desserts' and 'healthy' go hand-in-hand, but WheyChillin KL makes it possible. Known for making ice cream that's high in protein, low in fat, carbs and calories, this is one dessert you get to indulge without feeling guilty afterwards ? Plus, there's no sugar added giving you all the more reason to drop by this place and have more than two scoops to satisfy all your cravings. Halal status:  All ingredients used are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. They are in the process of obtaining a halal certification. Opening hours: Sun-Thu; 10AM-7PM, Fri-Sat; 10AM-9PM Address: 5, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6013-665 2233 Facebook | Instagram
8. 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; 12PM-8PM Address: Eco Ardence, Setia Alam Order via: Beepit 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 ?