It’s Durian season now, and while most of us eat durian fresh from the shell, there are many more creative ways to enjoy the greatness of the “King of Fruits”. Here are 8 places in KL to satisfy your durian cravings.
1. Durian Waffles (& Durian Brulee)
Soft Launch Cafe in Sri Petaling just launched the first ever Musang King Waffle in Malaysia. It’s made with 100% Musang King flesh and charcoal waffles. With a swirl of Gula Melaka on top, you’re bound to be in heaven with the richness of the durian, complimented with the sweetness of the Gula Melaka.
Other than that, they also have a special ‘Durian Brulee’. Golden durian flesh with caramelised sugar on top. Worth a try!
Address: Soft Launch Cafe, 1-101, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
12pm to 11pm on weekdays (closed on Tuesdays)
12am to 11pm on weekends
2. Durian Cendol
What a great way to beat the heat these days! Head to Warisan Kak Aini for some cooling Durian Cendol and satisfy your taste buds. Add your favourite corn, tapai, beans or mangoes into the mix too!
Address: Warisan Kak Aini, Lot 3 Jalan 4/27A, Wangsa Maju Seksyen 2, 53300 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 12pm to 9pm (closed on Mondays)
Price: RM10 for Durian Cendol
3. Durian Shellout
Seafood and Durian? Not a likely combo but if you want to be adventurous this would be a great experience! The seafood is mixed in with thick and creamy durian sauce made from the flesh (looks like carbonara to me so you can probably trick your brain into thinking it was seafood in creamy carbonara). The end product is something that will blow your mind.
Address: Just Seafood, Sunway Giza Mall, A-9-G, No. 2 Jalan PJU5/14, Kota Damansara,
Petaling Jaya, 47810
Opening Hours: 12pm to 10pm daily
Price: ~RM120 for two
4. Durian Mango Bingsu
At Uptown Damansara, satisfy your sweet tooth craving and get a taste of Durian Mango Bingsu at Bingsu Cafe.
Address: Bingsu Cafe, 28 Jalan SS21/35 Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening Hours: 12pm to 12am daily
5. Durian Pancake
Everyday is Durian Day at Sumptuous Desserts, where they sell delicious Durian Pancakes all year long. Stop by their outlets and treat yourself!
Address: Sumptuous Desserts Outlets
- The Gardens Midvalley kiosk: LG-C-1, Lower Ground Floor, The Gardens, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur
- Lot 10 Hutong Food Court: Jalan Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
- Plaza Sungei Wang: Lot Clb7, Concourse Level, Sungei Wang Plaza, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm daily
Price: RM10 (a box of six)
6. Durian Cheesecake
Cheesecake AND durian lovers, this is your place to go. Their Musang King cheesecake will fill the void in your soul with a heartwarming blend of rich durian and fulfilling cheese.
Location: Charlie’s Cafe, 29, Jalan Bukit Desa 5, Taman Bukit Desa, 58100 Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 8.00am to 9.30pm daily. Closed on Sundays
7. Milo Cheese Durian
What can I say? The salty rich cheese paired with the custardy durian, used to combat the sweetness of Milo, is a wonderful concoction. And if you don’t like Milo, there’s also the kopi, nescafe and teh option.
Address: Cheese Banjir, Lot G10, G-Village, Jalan 1/76, Desa Pandan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 12pm to 10.30pm
8. Durian Bar and Durian Puree
Durian purée and DurianBB Musang King Bar are the best-selling desserts on their menu. It may look like ice cream but it’s made of real durian and lactose-free milk.
Address: DurianBB Park, 15, Jalan Kamuning, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 12pm to 11pm daily
Price: RM10 per bar
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