The Coconut (RM18)

The Coconut at Xiao by Crustz is entirely edible from the “husk” of the coconut to the chocolate straw. The dessert is made of coconut mousse, banana passion fruit compote, a crunchy base made of coconut, and a coating of dark chocolate to imitate the coconut husk. Xiao by Crustz is another shop owned by Xiao-Ly Koh.

The highlight of its taste profile comes from the banana passion fruit compote that comprises local pisang emas which looks like a baby banana but provides a rich banana flavour and a smooth texture. The passion fruit, on the other hand, gives the compote a nice tangy bite and fragrance. It also helps to balance the sweetness and create a semi lava effect in the filling.

Meanwhile, the creamy coconut mousse is made from coconut puree that contains a mix of coconut milk and coconut water.

Xiao by Crustz
Happy Mansion, B-G-6, Section 17,
46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
T: +6016 211 0932
FB/IG: @xiaobycrustz

This report is part of the "Contemporary desserts with a Malaysian twist" segment in Live! 2020. 

This story first appeared in Live! 2020 magazine. Download your copy of the magazine here.

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