If you’re a fan of the King of Fruits, then you’re sure to also appreciate other forms of pastries and desserts using durian as the main ingredient. But maybe you don’t have the stomach space for a whole box of durian, or it’s off-season and you can’t find your favourite fruit. Or maybe, it’s your first foray into the wonderful world of durian! No matter your reason, we’ve got just the solution for you: satisfy your cravings with some of these best durian puffs in Singapore!
One of the top brands when it comes to durian puffs in Singapore, Sunlife Durian Puffs & Pastries makes their delectable mini durian puffs with fresh puree and no additional cream or sugar. If you prefer fresh durian filling with your puffs, then this is the perfect choice for you. The soft pillowy puff pastry complements the thick durian filling perfectly, creating a perfect bite each time.
The Durian Bakery specialises in explosive-looking puffs that weigh a mighty 105g to 125g each. Handmade from scratch, each pillowy puff is filled to the brim with pure D24 flesh that comes from its private plantation in Malaysia. The puffs are also baked fresh daily in limited quantities, so fastest fingers first!
One of the OG brands when it comes to durian puffs in Singapore, Emicakes has been serving delicious cakes and pastries since 1992. Freshly baked everyday, their specialty durian puffs uses real durian pulp and fresh cream to create a thick, rich durian filling that pairs well with the airy choux, and a textured mouthfeel that’s fluffy on the outside and creamy on the inside.
Ask for beautiful and delicious durian desserts and you are likely to be pointed to Goodwood Park Hotel. Apart from a variety of different durian desserts, they are popular also for their hefty durian puffs. Each airy and crisp choux shell sandwiches a luxurious D24 durian mousse with small durian bits. Aside from the signature D24 puffs, the hotel also has D24 crepe and ice cream that are also worth trying.
An unassuming little pastry shop in Ubi, D’Pastry specialises in a number of different pastries. But we’re here to talk about their durian puffs which was awarded as the "Heavenly King" back in 2010! Featuring a choux pastry that’s moist and light, the filling is airy with a generous dollop of whipped cream and fibrous chunks of D24 durian. Incredibly delicious and creamy, it’s impossible to just stop at one.
Sorry to those who like their puffs with just pure durian, Four Seasons Durians prefers to take the old-school route and uses fresh durian puree mixed with cream. These one-bite morsels are perfect for a light afternoon snack, and if you’re still craving for more, you can also find durian ice cream, cakes, mochi, and pancakes here, all freshly made with the King of Fruits!
818 Durians & Pastries is known in Singapore as a trusted source for fresh durians, but also for serving up some of the best durian puffs in Singapore. The puffs here are slightly eggy from the batter and the filling is deliciously light, made with fresh durians that they sell at their stall. You can get them chilled for immediate consumption, or frozen to save for later!
Undoubtedly one of the most unique durian puffs in Singapore, these ones by Golden Moments are black in colour! Filled with 100% pure Mao Shan Wang durian purée, it also comes topped with 24K gold dust. This will surely make for an impressive gift for the durian enthusiasts in your life. Unsurprisingly due to immense popularity it is often sold out, so may the durian gods be with you!
Durian Mpire’s durian puff is a crisp and hollow choux shell filled with rich and creamy durian pulp that comes from only the freshest and tastiest durian there is. We love the fresh durian chunks that give a bit of textural contrast. Frequently touted as the best durian puff in Singapore, they’re a must-try for every durian lover.
Established in 1949, L.E. Cafe Confectionery & Pastry is a traditional bakery and one of Singapore's oldest pastry shops. You’ll find many classic treats like swiss rolls, pineapple and tarts and moon pies, and they also have a durian puff that’s a stand out among durian lovers thanks to its light choux pastry bread and fresh Mao Shan Wang durian and cream filling!
Aside from their famous strudels, Ritz Apple Strudel also offers some yummy durian puffs. The golden pastry shells are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, perfectly complementing the fresh durian flesh encased in each puff. They are made with no additional cream, so they’re perfect for the durian fans who want nothing but the truest taste of durian in their puffs!
Taiwanese bakery Kazo Signature is well known for their cream puffs and bolo buns. And unlike the usual durian puffs you’re used to seeing, these durian cream puffs come with a craquelin on top that imparts a crunchy texture before you hit the fluffy croissant-like interior and oozy durian filling!
Known for their intricately handcrafted fondant birthday cakes, eCreativeCake doesn’t disappoint when it comes to durian puffs either. Their durian cream puffs are generously filled with durian filling, and they are a favourite among durian lovers who want to enjoy the fruit off-season too!
Got several mouths to feed? These durian puffs by iChef come in boxes of 12 or 24. Filled with an ultra-creamy durian filling, they are especially tasty sandwiched between the light and airy choux. The filling has the right balance of sweetness, making it a great treat for those who don’t like their dessert too cloying.
Gin Thye is a famous traditional brand offering a wide variety of wedding biscuits and cakes, but did you know that other than its traditional bakes, they also have durian desserts? Other than the bestseller durian mochi, they also have mini durian puffs with delicate choux pastry that are generously filled to the brim with fresh MSW durian puree.