7 Easy Durian Dessert Recipes Every Durian Lover Should Try


Ili •  Jun 18, 2021

Durian season in Malaysia 2021 is here! As you're getting your durian Musang King delivered to your home, why not set aside some pieces so you can enjoy homemade durian desserts as well ? From ice cream and cheesecakes to crepes, your sweet tooth cravings are about to be fixed with this list of easy durian dessert recipes.

P.S. Not in the mood to bake? Then check out these 6 halal durian dessert spots in KL & Selangor. Singapore friends, you can also get your fill from these 5 halal durian cake deliveries

1. Durian cheesecake

Cheesecake lovers, it's time to take this classic dessert to the next level and put a spin on it with some durian. The same way you would make a regular cheesecake, all you have to do is simply prepare the durian paste and you've got yourself a sweet, rich treat.

2. Durian cheese tart

Can't get enough of the durian and cheese combo? Then how about adding durian cheese tarts to your baking bucket list. It's the perfect bite-sized treat that packs a ton of flavours. Pair it with a refreshing drink and you'll be good to go.

3. Durian ice cream

If you didn't get to put in your order of Musang King ice cream from Nestle, don't worry - you can always make it yourself! Using only 3 ingredients, you'll have no problems whipping up durian ice cream using the recipe video above. The best part? It doesn't require a special machine.

4. Durian crepe

Filled with fresh cream and smooth durian puree, it doesn't take much to fall in love with durian cream crepes. This dessert is best served cold and since the filling only consists of durian puree and whipped cream, feel free to adjust the amount of durian used to your liking.

5. Durian cream puff

If you've made Japanese cream puffs before, then baking durian puffs will be a piece of cake. Right before you serve, make sure to dust it with icing or powdered sugar for a nice finish.

6. Durian pengat

Also known as serawa durian or kuah durian, durian pengat is a local delight that is popular during the fasting month. But you won't have to wait till next year's Ramadan bazaars to savour it thanks to Chef Ili Sulaiman's video recipe above. Enjoy it with steamed white rice, glutinous rice, roti jala, plain bread or on its own.

P.S. Check out these halal siew mai and chicken bao recipes by Chef Ili as well!

7. Durian mochi

For those who are fans of anything mochi, you definitely have to try durian mochi. It requires only up to 5 ingredients and with super straightforward instructions, you'll be able to whip them up in no time at all.

With this list, it's time to get busy and treat yourself to all these wonderful durian desserts ?

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