Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert made with layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers, mascarpone cheese, cocoa powder, and sometimes liqueur. It's creamy, indulgent, and incredibly satisfying.
Baklava is a rich and sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey. It's popular across the Middle East and Mediterranean regions.
Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made from glutinous rice that's pounded into a sticky paste and molded into various shapes. It can be filled with sweet fillings like red bean paste or flavored with matcha (green tea).
Churros are fried dough pastries, typically served as long sticks or spirals, coated in cinnamon sugar. They're crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, often served with chocolate sauce or dulce de leche for dipping.
Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian sweet made from milk solids (khoya) kneaded into a dough, shaped into balls, and fried until golden brown. The fried balls are then soaked in sugar syrup flavored with rose water or cardamom.
Pastel de Nata, also known as Portuguese custard tart, is a creamy egg custard-filled pastry with a flaky crust. It's often sprinkled with cinnamon and enjoyed with a cup of coffee or tea.
Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit, such as strawberries, kiwi, or passionfruit. It's light, airy, and perfect for summer gatherings.
Similar to the Middle Eastern version, Greek baklava features layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey or syrup. It's often flavored with cinnamon and cloves.
Flan is a creamy caramel custard dessert made from eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla. It's baked in a water bath until set, then chilled and served with a caramel sauce.