Best Desserts in Penang

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Craving for sugar is no stranger to any of us. In fact, most of us have upgraded from lusting little colourful sweet packets to a much bigger form we're all too familiar with - desserts. No matter how tough a person is, you can't deny that everyone has a special soft spot when it comes to a certain dessert! So why not take time off your strenuous quests and go gaga over these treasured dessert places?

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    Huey & Wah CafeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Meet the staple favorite for the best handmade marshmallows in little Penang. Hueh & Wah's celebrated gourmet marshmallows is made using the finest ingredients and come in various special and limited flavors! Besides marshmallows, you can also find a wide range of delicious choices from cakes to tarts and cookies.
    Tips

    Pop them marshmallows into your cup of coffee.

    Things to expect

    Contemporary Australian cafe.

    Best with

    The Stout (Guinness, actually) flavored marshmallows.

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM20.00

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    Huey & Wah Cafe View restaurant

    368-1-14, Bellisa Row, Jalan Burma, 10350, Jalan Burmah, Penang
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    042283962

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    08:00AM—08:00PM
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    08:00AM—10:00PM
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    Teo Chew CendolPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    To all thirsty newcomers, this is a must-visit stall in Penang! Famed for its cold bowl of milky cendol, you can wouldn't mind quenching your thirst under the hot sun while standing by the road side. You'll love the texture of the green flour jelly that goes perfectly well with the tasty gula melaka and coconut milk.
    Tips

    Long queue here but you can always head to their air-conditioned outlets.

    Things to expect

    Great chilling dessert during a sultry day.

    Best with

    Ais kacang, perhaps?

    Price

    RM2.00 to RM8.00

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    Teo Chew Cendol View restaurant

    27 & 29, Lebuh Keng Kwee, Off Penang Road, Georgetown 10100 Penang, 10100, Georgetown, Penang
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    10:30AM—07:00PM
    Saturday, Sunday
    10:00AM—07:30PM
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    Salon Du ChocolatHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    If you are someone who can't live without eating chocolate, you know where you should be going. It is a place where they serve you a waffle that is filled with chocolate sauce. Go ahead to give it a try to satisfy your craving for chocolate. 

    Tips

    Indoor and outdoor settings along with the choice to enjoy Gurney Pragon's waterworks.

    Things to expect

    Generous amount of chocolate sauce.

    Best with

    Milkshake.

    Price

    RM19.00 to RM35.00

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    Salon Du Chocolat View restaurant

    163D-1-2, Festive Square, Ground Floor of Gurney Paragon Mall, Persiaran Gurney , 10250, Georgetown, Penang
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    10:00AM—11:00PM
    Saturday, Sunday
    10:00AM—12:00AM
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    Toh Soon CafeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    If you're feeling nostalgic (and hungry at the same time), Toh Soon is the place to go. This kopitiam themed cafe is well known among old Penang locals for its charcoal toasted bread that tastes incredibly yummy and sweet when combined with their secret homemade kaya. Go grab some old school bread and kaya snacks and relive the wonderful history!
    Tips

    Ask for extra kaya for more ooomphhhh.

    Things to expect

    Old school street stall.

    Best with

    Hainan coffee.

    Price

    RM2.00 to RM5.00

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    Toh Soon Cafe View restaurant

    Lebuh Campbell, 10100, Georgetown, Penang
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    08:00AM—06:00PM
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    Asiatique Kitchen & LoungeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Asiatique serves contemporary Australian cuisine that are prepared with Malaysian touches. Just have a look at their interesting creation: Chendul Panna Cotta and Sarsi Poached Pear. Even the name itself paints a fascinating picture. The cendol is definitely a must-try!
    Tips

    The cendol and red bean pannacota is served with a scoop of homemade ice-cream and peppermint.

    Things to expect

    Minimalistic Australian-fusion restaurant.

    Best with

    Cendol Pannacota dessert.

    Price

    RM15.00 to RM30.00

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    Asiatique Kitchen & Lounge View restaurant

    C-G-3, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, 10470, Tanjung Tokong, Penang
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    048903995

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—11:00PM
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    Moody Cow CafeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Are you a cheesecake lover?  Head over to this cafe to try on variety of cheesecakes, such as Salted egg yolk cheesecake, Durian cheesecake, Chempedak cheesecake and many more. The portion for the cheesecake is big. Go try it if you're a cheesecake lover. 

    Tips

    It provides you a chilling atmosphere with classical music and Veronica era decorations.

    Things to expect

    Heaven of cheesecakes!

    Best with

    Americano

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Moody Cow Cafe View restaurant

    170, Jalan Transfer, 10050, George Town, Penang
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    0164101995

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    Every day
    02:00PM—12:00AM
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    Jawi House Cafe & GalleryHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Looking for a decent place to have a decent dessert? This is where you are looking for. It gives you the home feelings with decent local food, as well as the famous Red Velvet Gallete that are stacked on top of each other with cream cheese. It costs in a reasonable price with nice ambience. 
    Tips

    Cosy homely atmosphere.

    Things to expect

    Excellent food and services.

    Best with

    A cup of coffee perhaps?

    Price

    RM8.00 to RM15.00

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    Jawi House Cafe & Gallery View restaurant

    85 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia, 10200, Georgetown, Penang
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    042613680

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    10:00AM—10:00PM
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    Chocolate PassionPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Did you know that among many desserts, chocolate works well as ultimate mood-boosters? It's not a surprise that Chocolate Passion, Penang's very first chocolate cafe, has garnered many cravers. This cafe introduces quality handmade chocolates, incorporated into various forms like Chocolate Pizza and Chocolate Sandwich. Mood meter needs a little kick? You know where to go.
    Tips

    The cafe provides both indoor and outdoor seatings.

    Things to expect

    Chocolate heaven!

    Best with

    Some chocolate latte.

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM25.00

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    Chocolate Passion View restaurant

    163D-6-1, Gurney Paragon Mall, Jalan Kelawai, 10250, Georgetown, Penang
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    042189215

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    Every day
    10:00AM—10:30PM
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    La Vanille PastryPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Be spoilt for choice with the wide array of dessert assortments at affordable prices. La Vanille Pastry interior also exerts a modern and relaxed vibe. All these qualities make it a perfect spot for you to host small get-togethers with friends. Head to their display fridge and please don't just stare at the delicious looking macarons and refreshing food tarts.
    Tips

    The cafe is located quite inconspiciously so make sure to Waze the directions, if possible.

    Things to expect

    Sinful but affordable desserts.

    Best with

    Macarons.

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM18.00

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    La Vanille Pastry View restaurant

    122A Jalan Hutton, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang, 10050, Georgetown, Penang
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    042264024

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    10:00AM—08:00PM
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    10:00AM—07:00PM
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    Apong GuanPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Just opposite Union Primary School is a common stall serving Apong (street pancakes). As simple as this confectionery is, Apong Guan should not to be underestimated. Just ask any Penangite. They will tell you how irresistible Ah Guan's little invention is. The Apongs are flipped to crispy perfection and come with lovely eggy tastes, even more so when it melts with each bite.
    Tips

    Expect to wait for over half an hour for this.

    Things to expect

    Street pancakes, done the old school way.

    Best with

    A cooling drink.

    Price

    RM2.00 to RM6.00

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    Apong Guan View restaurant

    Jalan Burma, Georgetown, 10050 Penang, 10050, Georgetown, Penang
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    Every day
    10:00AM—05:00PM
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    Crepe CottagePork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    A combination of crepe and mangoes together, it would give you a refreshing taste while eating it. The crepe is crispy and  mangoes are provided with ice cream of the mango flavor. Do not hesitate to give it a try. 

    Tips

    Cozy ambience.

    Things to expect

    Best crepe in town.

    Best with

    Flavoured ice ceram

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM13.00

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    Crepe Cottage View restaurant

    77-A Persiaran Gurney , 10250, Georgetown, Penang
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    0194481680

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    06:30PM—11:30PM
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    China House

    Looking for enjoy good desserts at a place that will bring you back to the olden days? China house is the best choice for you. It serves variety of cakes, tea, coffee and so on. The building is filled with olden days feelings along with the furnitures and art designs on the wall. 

    Tips

    There is live band in the cafe.

    Things to expect

    Good cakes with unique decorations.

    Best with

    Espresso coffee perhaps?

    Price

    RM9.00 to RM15.00

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    China House View restaurant

    153 & 155, Lebuh Pantai and 183B, Lebuh Victoria, 10300, Georgetown, Penang
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    042637299

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    09:00AM—12:00AM
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    The AlleyNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Churros is something that can't escape from the category of desserts. The Alley provides you the choice to grab a bite of churros with quiet and chilling atmosphere. The environment is insta-worthy as well. 

    Tips

    Grab churros along with a cup of coffee.

    Things to expect

    Good churros.

    Best with

    Nutella dip.

    Price

    RM7.00 to RM10.00

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    The Alley View restaurant

    5, Lorong Stewart, 10200, George Town, Penang
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    042613879

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    02:00PM—10:00PM
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    12:00PM—12:00AM
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    12:00PM—12:00AM
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    The Safe Room

    If you are someone who likes to eat sweet dessert but afraid of getting diabetic, go for the ice-cream in The Safe Room. It gives you the choice to choose if you want it to be with or without sugar. The coconut ice-cream is a must try. 

    Tips

    Have to choice to choose with or without sugar for your ice-cream.

    Things to expect

    Freshly made ice-creams.

    Best with

    Coconut ice-cream served in a big coconut.

    Price

    RM17.00 to RM20.00

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    The Safe Room View restaurant

    42, Campbell Street, 10100, George Town , Penang
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    042612479

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
    12:00PM—11:00PM
    12:00PM—12:00AM
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