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Best Desert Places in Canggu (UPDATED 2024)

Although it’s famous for its buzzing nightlife, Canggu has plenty of daytime delights to offer, especially if you’ve got a serious sweet tooth.

And guess what? If you staying in Canggu with your family, you’re in for a sugar-packed adventure!

To satisfy those sugar cravings, with Bali Villa Escapes, we’re about to take you on a dessert journey through Canggu that will have your taste buds dancing with joy and your family showering you with thank you’s for the ultimate treat. 

Canggu’s dessert scene is seriously something to behold. Whether you’re travelling with your little ones or the young-at-heart, Canggu dessert scenes are filled with family-friendly havens. For sweet gems near your Canggu Bali Villas, Bali Villa Escapes has your back! Get ready as we take you through a series of sugar rush that is nothing short of delightful. 

Milk and Madu

Jl. Pantai Berawa No. 52 Canggu, Bali

Our first sweet stop is Milk & Madu. If you think ‘Milk & Honey’ sounds like a dreamy combo, you’re in for a treat. This family-friendly cafe is all about embracing the goodness of whole ingredients. While you may have heard their unheard-of breakfast menu (and fair enough!), their dessert game is just as strong. Their sticky date pudding, fresh from a lava stone oven, is a warm and ooey-gooey delight. Their Anzac apple pie with vanilla gelato? Pure heaven. But what sets them apart is Syrniki – a thick Ukrainian/Russian sweet cheese pancake, a rare treat in Canggu. Topped with fruit and ice cream, they create a unique flavour fusion. Where else can you find this in Canggu? Milk & Madu is a dessert adventure waiting to happen. YUM!

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Milk and Madu in Canggu are famous for their food, especially desserts. Make sure you pop in at least once when you visit Bali. Photo Credit: Instagram

I am Vegan Babe

Jl. Tanah Barak No.49 Canggu, Bali

If you’re searching for a healthier option (but still utterly delicious), we still have your sweet tooth covered. This vegetarian/vegan-focused joint serves up a fantastic array of guilt-free desserts. Vegan pancakes, waffles, house-made orange bread, vibrant acai bowls, you name it! And don’t miss their star player, the Vegan Babe Smoothie, a colourful concoction with banana, dragon fruit, papaya, a hint of blue spirulina, and a dash of soy milk. It’s a sweet treat packed with nutrients your body will thank you for. Here’s the kicker – with that delicious taste and vibrant colour, your little ones would never guess that they’re vitamins in the disguise of a dessert. So whether you’re a health-conscious dessert lover or you’re introducing healthier sweets to your little ones, I Am Vegan Babe is truly a win-win situation for your family!

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For the best pancakes in Canggu, head to I am Vegan Babe. Photo Credit: Instagram

Gaya Gelato Bali

Echo Beach, Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu, Bali

Who can resist a gelato? It’s basically the cousin of ice cream and oh-so-tempting! Introducing Gaya Gelato, the place that celebrates the heart of Indonesia while adding a touch of Italian magical philosophies. Traditional Indonesian fruits and cocoa paired with Italian delicacies – an absolute taste adventure. From velvety-rich gelato to refreshing sorbets, they have every flavour for every craving. Gaya Gelato isn’t just about great taste; its mission is to reduce food waste by using extra egg whites to create other desserts such as meringues, Biscotti, cookies, Cantucci, and other classic Italian desserts. Not only do you get to satisfy your gelato cravings, but you support a business that cares about our planet. We surely love a shop that’s sweet on the environment!

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Delish gelato at Gaya. Image taken from @gayagelatobali on Instagram.

Al Bacio Gelato Canggu

Jl. Tanah Barak, Canggu, Bali

This is not just any gelato shop. We’re diving into the extraordinary world of flavours with Al Bacio Gelato. Surely you’ve tasted classics like pistachio, but have you tried caramel chocolate pretzel, pavlova, or mango sticky rice in gelato form? Al Bacio Gelato is a flavour wonderland with unique combinations that will excite your adventurous side. Other than airy, delightful gelato and fresh, fruity sorbets, they keep things fresh with seasonal surprises. White Christmas flavour to celebrate the festivities of December or a spooky Cereal Killer flavour for Halloween – I mean, how could you resist? So, no matter when you find yourself in Canggu, Al Bacio Gelato will welcome you with tasty surprises that you don’t want to miss!

AL’s Coffee & Gelato Canggu Bali

Jalan Canggu Permai IV Block C1 No. 53, Tibubeneng, Canggu

Forget a cup or a cone of gelato because AL’s Coffee & Gelato is about to redefine your dessert game. Picture this: premium cold gelato served within a warm, flaky croissant – truly not something you can find just anywhere! This gem of a gelato shop crafts artisanal gelato with the finest ingredients. Although the extraordinary lies within their Cone Croissant, they’re way more than that! With an array of treats such as croissants, carrot cake, and other mouthwatering pastries, AL’s Coffee & Gelato will take your dessert experience to the next level.

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Meet the crunchy layers of croissant and the creaminess of gelato combined in Cone Croissants at Al’s! Image taken from @als.coffeegelato on Instagram.

 

Monsieur Spoon Canggu

Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.55, Canggu

If you’re looking for some quality family time, Monsieur Spoon is the place for you! This charming bakery cafe is like a slice of Paris in Canggu. Not only do they serve scrumptious, savoury dishes, but their desserts are out of this world. Black croissants and Chocolatines that are pure indulgence, cakes and crumbles with unique flavours, and eclairs, millefeuilles, and flaky tartlets that scream France, they are all a works of art. But the real showstopper is their signature Crombolonis. These are wheel-shaped croissants crowned with delectable cream and toppings that are a true dessert paradise. As you step into Monsieur Spoon, be ready to take a mini family trip to Paris because the desserts here are just as good as the ones on the streets of France. Bon appétit! 

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Amazing pastries and croissants in Canggu at Monsieur Spoon. Image taken from @monsieurspoon on Instagram.

Dough Darlings Canggu

Jl. Raya Semat No.1D, Tibubeneng

Welcome to Dough Darlings, an artisanal doughnut shop where doughnuts are elevated to a flavour wonder. Their signature flavour is inspired by an Indonesian dessert called Klepon. It is a sweet rice cake ball filled with molten palm sugar and coated in grated coconut, all wrapped up in a doughnut – a sensation like no other. Dough Darlings also have divine flavours like Vanilla Brulee, Caramel Almond Streusel, and Choco Cream Hazelnut. But if traditional doughnuts aren’t your thing, they also have French Crullers, Bombolonis, and Cake doughnuts. The best part? They have many gluten-free options too! With this warm, soft, freshly baked goodness, your family is guaranteed a heavenly doughnut experience. 

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OMG- this is dessert heaven at Dough Darlings. Image taken from @doughdarlings on Instagram.

The Avocado Factory

Jl. Batu Mejan Canggu, Canggu

Avocado lovers, this one’s for you! The Avocado Factory is here to show you that avocados are more than just toast toppers. Located in the middle of the serene rice fields of Canggu, this place is the first avocado bar in Southeast Asia, making it a true avocado oasis. Their signature avocado dessert magic, the Avo Chocolate Mousse and the Burnt Avo Cheesecake, are absolute must-tries. For more avocado goodness, dive into Avo Pancakes or the Avo Matcha Cake, a true avocado dessert journey. Just when you think avocados are for savoury dishes, think again. The Avocado Factory will prove you wrong by taking you into the world of avocado-infused dessert wonders. 

Mad Pops

Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.59A, Canggu

You’ve probably seen this one all over Instagram with its eye-catching neon sign ‘Ice Ice Baby’; yes, that’s Mad Pops. This is where guilt-free indulgence meets tropical paradise. Mad Pops is a vegan ice cream shop that is all about creamy coconut-based goodness, sourcing the best Indonesian coconuts to make this happen. Inspired by a beloved Indonesian treat called Es Puter, an icy coconut delicacy, they take it up a notch by creating indulgent and diverse flavours. And it gets even better. They are all about being natural, so there are no pre-mixes or manufactured powdered bases here. They’re also all in for sustainability, using ethically sourced ingredients that celebrate Indonesia’s rich variety of fruits, spices, and, of course, coconuts. You can enjoy their ice cream on vegan waffles or cones or opt for their refreshing popsicles. It’s the perfect spot for your family to cool off and enjoy a sweet treat under the scorching sun. 

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Amazing ice cream in the popular area of Batu Bolong in Canggu. Image taken from @madpopsbali on Instagram.

Nüde Cafe Canggu

Jl. Pantai Berawa No.33, Tibubeneng

Nude Cafe in Canggu is all about celebrating your mind and body through nutritionally balanced meals. Whether you’re looking for a brunch spot or a quick and healthy refuel lunch for your family, this place has got you covered. Dive into their fruity smoothie bowls, fluffy French toast, freshly baked banana bread, or a variety of stacked pancakes. Now, if you’re into plant-based food, their all-vegan milkshakes and healthy fruit smoothies will truly hit the spot. The star of the show here is the nüde’s snicker waffle adorned with chocolate fudge sauce, caramel drizzle, almonds, crushed peanuts, and a scoop of peanut gelato – an absolute must-try!

Honeyst Bali

Jl. Canggu Padang Linjong No.7x, Canggu

Hailing all the way from Seoul, South Korea, Honeyst is a honey dessert brand like no other. Born in Seoul with a mission to introduce to the world the finest quality of honey, it ventured into Indonesia with an even bigger dream. Recognising Indonesia’s love for desserts and its hot weather, Honeyst brought something truly extraordinary to the table: their famous Snow Flake Bingsu. It’s a shaved ice treat that replicates the sensation of eating freshly fallen snow. What makes it even sweeter is that Honeyst uses 100% natural and organic honey harvested from the Karang Asem jungle in Bali; what a local touch! Their Bingsu flavours include the classic Honey Pat Bingsu, caramel, and melon. Honeyst will also spoil you with other desserts like soft serves, roll cakes, rainbow cakes, and the croissant-waffle hybrid, Croffle.

 

Nigita Dessert Bar

Jl. Petitenget No.188, Kerobokan Kelod

For a dessert-focused family dining experience, look no further than Nigita Dessert Bar. This exclusive gem was born in Bordeaux, the culinary and wine capital of France; it’s where Vincent Nigita weaves art and pastry to create enchanting desserts that are the epitome of technique, passion, precision, and taste. When you step into Nigita Dessert Bar, you’re not just indulging in sweets, but you’re going to embark on a culinary journey inspired by different destinations around the world. Whether you crave the exquisite taste of Japan, the tantalising spices of China, the romance of Italy, or the vibrant flavours of Indonesia, Nigita Dessert Bar has a dessert that will transport your taste buds to your chosen destination. Ultimately, this place isn’t just about desserts; rather, it’s a whole experience. The intimate ambience of this luxurious dessert bar sets the standard for a truly memorable culinary adventure. Nigita Dessert Bar is where family dining becomes an immersive and magical journey you’ll treasure forever.

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Dessert as an art form at Nigita Dessert Bar. Image taken from @vincentnigitaofficial on Instagram.

Bali Villa Escapes has got your back!

Canggu is the ultimate destination for families with a sweet tooth! These dessert havens we’ve highlighted offer a little something for every palate. If you’re planning a family trip to Canggu, Bali, make sure to put these dessert gems on your must-visit list. They’re the recipe for creating a lifetime of sweet memories. 

And here’s our last tip for your Canggu getaway: When it comes to Canggu Bali Villas, look no further than Bali Villa Escapes. We’re an Australian-owned company, and we’re all about helping you find the perfect villa at the best price guaranteed (even with special deals!). Whether you’re after a specific number of bedrooms, close proximity to your favourite attractions and beaches, family-friendly amenities, or even a private chef to whip up a delicious breakfast, we’ve got a villa that suits your unique family needs. 

So, get in touch with us today, and rest assured, we’ll ensure your trip to Bali is nothing short of unforgettable. Now is the time for your family to make memories that will be cherished for years to come!

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About the author

Steven is a die-hard Bali island addict and committed surfie. When he's not writing or taking videos of the latest restaurants or cool places, he's at Echo Beach surfing or riding his scooter around Seminyak, Berawa or Canggu. Steve is part of the Bali Villa Escapes marketing team and has been living in and out of Bali for the last 15 years.