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5 best dessert cafes in Kuala Lumpur

In the world of food, dessert is something that will probably never go out of style. Be it a slice of cake or a generous scoop of ice cream, it’s always satisfying to end a meal on a sweet note.

Kuala Lumpur has seen an influx of dessert cafes in recent years, which may be an indication of dessert’s growing popularity. In fact, some eateries have even taken to rolling out unconventional confections such as soufflés and rose petal ice cream, leaving foodies spoilt for choice.

Looking for a dessert cafe to satisfy your cravings? If you are always visiting the usual cafes and feel like your taste buds need a change, then it’s time you take a drive around the city for a better pick. Here are 5 dessert cafes in Kuala Lumpur that’ll satisfy your sweet tooth.

(Main photo: Wild Sheep Chase Cafe; Featured photo: Tiny Temptress)

1

Tiny Temptress Artisan Patisserie

Tempt your taste buds with Tiny Temptress’ delicious macarons, which come in assorted flavours and quirky designs. Other highlights include the chocolaty Bear Necessity cake, which is layered with oolong mousse and passion fruit ganache, and finished with a crunchy base.

8-, 1, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  +60 3-9054 3716,  facebook.com/thetinytemptress/

2

Foo Foo Fine Desserts Cafe

Foo Foo serves up lovely plates of French-inspired desserts. Must-try dishes include its pavlova, crispy profiteroles with salted caramel ice cream, and macaron sandwich, which is filled with banana-lime-coconut ice cream.

First Floor, 64, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +03-2389 3155, facebook.com/foofoofinedesserts

3

Ben’s Bake Shop

Sweet dreams are made of this. Find this vibrant bakery in all Ben’s Independent Grocers, for a variety of classic cakes, cookies, friands, doughnuts and more. For something a little light, go for a slice (or two) of the coconut cake with fresh coconut flesh. If you’re up for a fully indulgent sweet treat, the cheesecake doughnuts are your best bet.

Jalan Dutamas 1, Hartamas Heights, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  +60 3-6209 1717, thebiggroup.co/bens-bake-shop

4

Wild Sheep Chase Cafe

Located in Taman Desa, Wild Sheep Chase Cafe is known for its signature vanilla soufflé, which is served with a choice of orange or osmanthus maple syrup. The cafe also serves waffles with osmanthus syrup and Earl Grey cream, and matcha lava cake. Don’t forget to round off your meal with its Earl Grey milk tea.

 -1, Desa Business Park, 6, Jalan 1/109e, Taman Desa, 58100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  +60 12-288 7233,  www.facebook.com/WildSheepChaseCafe/

5

Alexis Bistro & Wine Bar

Apart from serving savoury food and wine, Alexis also offers a variety of desserts such as pavlova and tiramisu. The latter is layered with sweet strawberry purée and fresh berries, and finished with swirls of cream for added decadence.

303, Jalan Ampang, Desa Pahlawan, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  +60 3-4260 2288, facebook.com/alexisbistro/