The 5 Must-Try Alcoholic Desserts in Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur’s dessert scene has always been a delightful fusion of traditional flavors and modern innovations. Lately, there’s been a rising trend that’s been tantalizing the tastebuds of locals and tourists alike: alcoholic desserts. From cocktail-inspired cakes to liquor-infused ice creams, KL’s patisseries and dessert bars are on a mission to combine the best of both worlds. Let’s dive into the top spots that you simply cannot miss!

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1. De Luscious

De Luscious, a fresh face in KL’s dessert scene, has rapidly made a name for itself with its unique range of cocktail-inspired alcohol cakes. What’s the secret behind their rave reviews? It’s the experience they weave into each dessert. Much like sipping a finely blended cocktail, diving into their alcohol cakes isn’t just about satisfying a sweet craving; it’s an immersion into a flavor adventure. Their standout offerings, such as the ‘Lady Manhattan’ and other spirited concoctions, masterfully bring together diverse taste profiles, ensuring each bite is a harmonious blend. With De Luscious, the allure of alcoholic cakes gets a whole new meaning.

LocationOnline orders only. Delivery & Pickup available in Sri Petaling.

2. Whimsical - Artisanal Gelato

This cozy gem at The Waterfront Desa Parkcity has a title not many can boast of – WINNER of the Gelato World Tour (Asia Pacific). Their crown jewel? The ‘Vanilla of the East’ flavor, a sublime blend of vanilla, pandan, gula melaka, and basil seeds. For those seeking a boozy touch, their Rum + Raisins and Smoky Tears are sure hits.

LocationThe Waterfront Desa Parkcity

3. Licky Chan

What do you get when a bartender takes a passionate dive into the world of ice creams? Licky Chan’s innovative boozy offerings. Beyond the classic rum and raisin, founder Rick and Chef Brian have whisked up a storm of flavors like gin with basil and lemon, and even a vegan pina colada cake. Embracing a farm-to-cone approach with natural ingredients, their lactose-free and vegan options further elevate the experience.

LocationLicky Chan & The Poke Guy
 Licky Chan @ RexKL
 Licky Chan SS15

4. Frozen Artisans

Frozen takes you on a delectable journey down under with its Australian-styled offerings. Specializing in artisanal ice cream, petit gateau, and celebration ice cream cakes, every bite promises a taste of Aussie craftsmanship.

LocationSugar by FROZEN Bangsar

5. Forde KL

Formerly The Alcoholic Baker, Forde KL has redefined what it means to have a cookie. Specializing in handcrafted alcoholic cookies, they’ve upped the ante with their own liquor-infused dipping sauces. These intricate gift boxes of boozy delights are as much a treat for the eyes as they are for the palate.

LocationDelivery only

The vibrant streets of Kuala Lumpur are echoing with a delicious harmony of tradition and innovation. As you explore these alcoholic dessert havens, remember that each bite or scoop is a reflection of the city’s ever-evolving culinary landscape. Here’s to discovering more sweet treasures in this bustling metropolis! Cheers!