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Rojak SS15 Subang Jaya cendol

The best local desserts in KL

Ais kacang, cendol durian and appam: The best neighbourhood treats in the city and where to get them.

Written by
Nur Nadhirah

For ice balls soaked in gula Melaka syrup, smooth pandan layer cake, full-bodied durian ice cream and more, we show you the best local desserts in KL.

Cendol at Rojak SS15 Subang Jaya
  • Restaurants
  • Subang
  • price 1 of 4

Slithery green cendol, coconut milk, sweet corn, red beans and gula Melaka slosh around in a bowl of shaved ice as the stall owner churns out one after another to a long line of customers.

Kaya roll at Yut Kee
  • Restaurants
  • Chinese
  • Bandaraya
  • price 2 of 4

A three-generation-old recipe, Yut Kee’s kaya roll is the ideal teatime snack. Fluffy and filled with sweet and grainy kaya, the rolls are made in batches and pair well with the local black coffee.


Enjoy a slice of appam from K.R Mani Curry House. Made from fermented rice batter and coconut milk, the edges are thin and crispy with a soft and fluffy centre. It is usually eaten by dipping the appam into coconut milk.

  • Restaurants
  • Kuala Lumpur

The famous kek lapis Sarawak is commonly served during cultural celebrations or big gatherings, however, you will find them at any time nowadays. Mira Cake House sells one of the best kek lapis Sarawak in KL featuring interesting combinations of flavours like Batik Jawa Cheese, Madu Kemenyan, Nenas Sarawak, Blueberry Oreo and more. You can visit the shop at Jalan TAR or Jalan Keramat.

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