5 Instagram-Worthy Desserts You Should Try In Melaka


Syahirah M. •  Nov 10, 2020

Imagine this: it’s a hot sunny day in beautiful Melaka and all you want to do is wind down with some scrumptious desserts with your loved ones.  Since Melaka is one of the best places for food in Malaysia, with quaint cafes and local eateries on every corner, rest assured there will be no problem in finding desserts that are not only mouthwatering but are Instagram worthy too!

If you’re on the hunt for some desserts in Melaka to satisfy your sweet tooth, look no further as we’ve compiled this list just for you.

1. Waffles and milkshakes at Truly Two Cafe

A café called Truly Two Café offers a range of delectable desserts that will make you go ‘ooh and aah’ because they’re simply so pretty, it’s impossible not to upload about it on Instagram. Highlights from the menu are the waffles and milkshakes that are generously garnished with various toppings. Just look at how beautiful the desserts are crafted!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 12PM-8PM (Closed on Mon)

Address: No 9, Jalan PNBB 2, Pusat Niaga Seksyen IV, Mukim Bukit Baru,  75150 Melaka

Contact: +606 384 3488


2. Sweet mochi  from Mochee Dim Sum House

Good things come in small packages; they say. In this case, they come in small parcels of sweet, sticky goodness otherwise known as mochi! The Mochee Dim Sum restaurant, which prides itself as being the only halal dim sum restaurant in Melaka offers a range of mochi in various flavours and colours. Apart from its range of ice-cream filled mochi, like the musang king durian and strawberry flavours, they also offer a selection of options like brown sugar, and even a one-of-a-kind butterfly pea flower mochi. Sweet, sticky, delicious and most of all incredibly Instagram-worthy!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 4PM-10PM (Closed on Mon)

Address: No 45, Jalan KNMP2A Taman Melaka Perdana, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Melaka

Contact: +6019 770 0465


3. Durian cendol at Cendol Kampung Hulu

It’s no doubt that Melaka is home to many stalls and cafes that serve cendol but they say that your trip to Melaka won’t be complete if you don’t stop by this particular place that serves unique cendol combinations. Called Cendol Kampung Hulu, this place is easily found alongside the Melaka River. This place takes the common cendol dessert and kicks things up a notch by serving it with various toppings!

With shaved ice as its base, they include a range of fruity toppings in addition to the usual cendol toppings and finish it off with an ice-cream scoop. Indulge this in the restaurant’s al fresco setting, and you’ll have the best lighting to snap photos of this awesome cendol in Melaka.

Halal status: Muslim owned

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-10PM

Address: Makan Avenue, No 26, Jalan Kampung Hulu, Kampung Hulu, 75200 Melaka

Contact: +6012 673 2028


4. Avocado milkshake at Avocado Melaka

Apart from the iconic coconut milkshake Melaka is known for, this avocado shake is also another popular thirst quencher among tourists. The combination of avocado and chocolate in one drink is simply irresistible, especially on a hot day. You can get this at Avocado Melaka near Jalan Limbongan or Ayer Keroh MITC.

Halal status: Muslim owned

Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 10AM-7PM (Closed on Mon)

Address: Jalan Limbongan, Kampung Limbongan 72500 Klebang Melaka or Kompleks Perniagaan, Jalan Lingkaran Mitc, Malacca International Trade Centre, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Melaka

Contact: +6011 1643 0769


5. Korean-style bingsu at Justberrys Dessert

Craving for something sweet, something cold? Justberrys Dessert house offers an array of icy desserts (just like the Korean bingsu) and ice cream with toppings like fresh fruits, cendol and even chocolate. The combination of vibrant colours in one bowl would mark the perfect addition to your Instagram feed!

Halal status: All ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 11AM-11PM, Fri-Sun; 11AM-12AM (Closed on Wed)

Address: 89 Jalan KL 3/9, Taman Kota Laksamana 75200 Melaka

Contact: +6012 631 8668


The next time you're in Melaka, try out these desserts for yourself, snap a photo of it and tell us what you think! Now excuse us while we hunt for more desserts for you to drool over.