“Dessert is like a feel-good song and the best ones make you dance”– Chef Edward Lee
There is no doubt about the fact that desserts are the best part of the meal. There is just something about them that makes you feel light and elated. Desserts are sugary loads of happiness. They make the meal complete. Desserts are also often the biggest motivation for people to complete their means. Every culture, religion, and nation have their own twisty ways of turning sugar into joy in the form of dessert. If you are someone who has a severe sweet tooth, then you would enjoy the sugary tastes from around the world. We have compiled a list of some of the best desserts from around the world that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Lamingtons are traditional Australian desserts that you will find in bakeries all around the country. Lamington is a favorite dessert of the Australians. They love it and usually eat it during the day as a snack. They are also used in freak shakes. A lamington is basically a union of two sponge cakes with raspberry jam in the middle. The sponge cakes are dipped in chocolate sauce and have coconut powder shredded all over them. It tastes delicious. If you ever get to visit Australia, do not forget to try this amazing treat. You will love it.
If you are a true dessert lover, then you might have heard of the famous baklava. It is one of the oldest desserts ever. The origin of baklava dessert goes back to the 8th century BC. The true form of the baklava that we see today was developed by Ottomans. It was considered a dessert for the rich. Today, the baklava is loved and enjoyed by the Turks. Tourists who visit turkey love to enjoy the true flavors of baklava. Baklava is a dessert that is made from the layers of filo pastry. The center of the baklava is filled with nuts that are held together with the help of sugar syrup or honey. A bite of the baklava gives you an insight into the rich Turkish culture. Do not miss out on the scrumptiousness of a baklava if you ever get to visit Turkey.
Whoever came up with the idea of combining bananas, toffee and cream really knew what he was doing. This is a trio to die for. Originally concocted from England, banoffee pie is a classical twist that is a favorite of many. You will find this dessert very common in England. “Banoffee” is actually a hybrid between banana and toffee. The usual and classic banoffee pie has cream, banana, and toffee in it but just to give the classic dessert a twist, it is also often infused with chocolate and coffee. If you still have not tried this amazing dessert, then what are you waiting for?
Tre’s Leches Cake
The idea of the Tres Leches Cake originated in medieval Europe. The immense cultural trade amongst the Americans and Europeans in the 19th century gave birth to this amazing soaked dessert cake. The Tre’s leches cake is a very famous Mexican dessert. Tre’s leches cake is a rich sponge cake that is soaked in three different kinds of dairy. These dairy items include condensed milk, evaporated milk, and cream. Tres Leches cakes are really very delicious and moist. They just melt into your mouth with delicious flavors of the dairy.
Rasmalai is a popular sweet dish in South Asia. It originated in the Odisha, which is a state in the Bay of Bengal. Rasmalai means ‘nectar of cream’ in Urdu. It is a very rich and creamy dessert. It has flour balls that are soaked in milk and cooked on the stove. It tastes even more delicious when sprinkled with ground almonds and cardamom. If you ever get to visit Pakistan or India, then you must give this dessert a try.
Creme Brulee is a famous French dessert. It is also known as burnt cream. This dessert is made from custard in the base and hardened caramelized sugar on the top. The custard is often flavored vanilla but there are loads of other flavored creme brulee as well as many people do not like vanilla. It is often served chilled. People love to have a creme brulee with a nice cup of coffee.
Maple taffy is a great Canadian dessert. The best part about this dessert is that it is very easy to make. It only consists of two ingredients, maple syrup, and snow. This dessert is prepared by boiling maple syrup at a very high temperature and then quickly pouring it onto the snow. The liquid solidifies and it is rolled on a wooden stick like the lollypop. It is a great way to quickly satisfy your sweet tooth.
These desserts tell us that how different cultures can be. You can go around the world and find very different flavors that taste equally good. These desserts are some of the best desserts from around the world. They have been loved by people. These desserts are what makes their cultures famous. So, if you ever get the chance of traveling to these countries, then we suggest that you must try their amazing desserts.