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6 Muslim-Friendly Durian Desserts You Can Get In KL Right Now

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Nursyazana Kahardy  •  Jun 17, 2020

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[Updated 10 June 2021] Durian season in Malaysia is finally here! At this time of the year, durian lovers will be scrambling to their favourite roadside stalls in search of the perfect durian desserts. But with the Movement Control Order in place, we have to find new ways to enjoy this seasonal celebration. Luckily, for you, we've got amazing halal durian desserts in Kuala Lumpur (KL) for you to get your durian fix at home 🤗
1. Sweet Hut Malaysia
Established in 2010, Sweet Hut Malaysia is a local dessert parlour that serves fun and creative treats. For those who love all things durian, you'll be sure to appreciate the signature Durian Snow Ice. A definite must-try, this soft and fluffy looking dessert has a thick consistency complete with quality frozen durian flesh 👌. If you're not really a fan of durian ice cream, no worries! You can also give Sweet Hut's decadent durian pancakes a try! Pillow-like in looks and texture, the newly improved durian pancake recipe will be sure to delight your tastebuds and have you craving for more 😍. Halal status: Halal-certified central kitchen. Their individual outlets are in the process of applying for halal certification. Opening hours:  Click here for all opening hours  Address: Click here for all outlet locations Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Cendol Durian Runtuh Chow Kit
Who doesn't love a good bowl of cendol to beat the Malaysian heat? Pair it up with some delicious durians and you practically have yourself a party for your tastebuds! Cendol Durian Runtuh is one of the most famous and reputable cendol stalls in KL. Serving up huge bowls of cendol with up to 6 pieces of durian flesh, this dessert will leave you utterly satisfied 😉. While usually there's a long queue to get a bowl of cendol at the stall, the MCO has now made it possible to have this treat delivered to your doorstep! An unexpected but utterly welcome boon for those who hate queuing in line under the hot sun ☀️. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Daily; 12PM - 10PM Address: Lorong Raja Bot, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur Facebook | Instagram
3. Inside Scoop
Inside Scoop has been in operation since 2013, starting with 16 flavours in a cosy store in Bangsar. Since then, they've managed to create a variety of artisanal ice cream flavours on rotation; but the one flavour that is constantly in high demand is their OG, luscious and creamy durian ice cream! Made with real D24 durian flesh that has been carefully sourced from durian farms in Raub, you can purchase a whole pint of durian ice cream and have it delivered straight to your house! Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Click here for all opening hours Address: Click here for all outlet locations WebsiteFacebook | Instagram
4. ARCH Cafe
Credit: ARCH Cafe Kuala Lumpur on Facebook Located at the Pacific Express Hotel, the ARCH Cafe is famous for its durian desserts! One of its best sellers is the Durian Mille Crepe Cake! A fan favourite, this creamy, and delicious durian flavoured dessert can even make non-durian lovers have second thoughts after the first bite! Utterly decadent, this cake is definitely not something to be missed. Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients Opening hours: Daily; 7AM - 5.30PM Address: Lot No. G01 and G.03A, Ground Floor, Pacific Express Hotel, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Facebook
5. Secret Recipe
Credit: Secret Recipe Malaysia on Facebook Whether you're living in Kuala Lumpur or Selangor, there's a chance that you would find a Secret Recipe in your neighbourhood. While the Chocolate Indulgence and Wild Blueberry Cheese come highly recommended, another must-try is the Absolute Durian cake that features three layers of durian filling. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Click here for all opening hours Address: Click here for all outlet locations Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart
Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart is known for many things and one of them is the durian baked cheese tart. Combining their specialty cheese and the creaminess of D24 durian, it'll be hard to resist taking a bite out of its crunchy shortcrust pastry base. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Click here for all opening hours Address: Click here for all outlet locations Website | Facebook | Instagram And that concludes our list of amazing halal durian desserts in KL! So durian lovers, if you haven't had your durian fix yet, now's the time! With convenient delivery services available, not even the pandemic can stop you from having a durian party in the safety of your own home. Craving for the real thing? Check out the best durian deliveries in KL and Selangor!