Ahhh yes, desserts. Who doesn’t love a deliciously sweet dessert? There really is no other way to end a meal so perfectly.
And the best part about desserts? There are so many to choose from! Across the world, people have been baking and cooking up yummy desserts for centuries. And let us tell you – they all look incredible. CNN Travel did some research and found some of the most delicious on all of the planet.
Here are 50 of the most delicious desserts across the world according to CNN Travel.
In alphabetical order of dessert type, here are the yummiest, finger-licking desserts you could ever dream of. I think it’s time to start making travel plans strictly based on this list, don’t you?
1) Alfajores, South America
2) Apfelstrudel, Austria
3) Baklava, Turkey
4) Black Forest Cake, Germany
5) Borma, Turkey and the Middle East
6) Brownie, United States
7) Cannoli, Sicily
8) Cardamom Buns, Sweden
9) Cendol, Singapore
10) Chocolate Chip Cookies, United States
“Legend has it that the chocolate chip cookie has its origins in a happy accident, when Massachusetts inn owner Ruth Wakefield stirred chopped chocolate into her cookie dough in an attempt to make uniformly chocolatey cookies. Her brand-new recipe was published in a Boston newspaper, and the rest was pastry history,” says CNN.
11) Chocolate Mousse, France
12) Coconut Cake, Southern United States
13) Cornes de Gazelle, Morocco
14) Crème Brûlée, France
15) Dan Tats, Hong Kong
16) Doughnuts, United States
17) Eszterhazy Torta, Hungary
18) Flan, Latin America
19) Gâteau Fondant au Chocolat, France
“This dark and rich cake is a high-wire act of time and temperature: Serve too early and it’s a sticky pool of hot cake batter; serve too late and it’s a brownie. When the balance is perfect, however, the treat blends the tender bite of a chocolate cake with the oozy pleasure of a melted chocolate bar,” says CNN Travel.
20) Gelato, Italy
21) Gulab Jamun, India
“Traditional recipes for gulab jamun dough start with a scoop of khoya, a reduction of cow or buffalo milk that simmers for hours over a low flame, lending the finished product a melting texture.