9 Sweets From Around the World
Sweet tooths can be found all over the globe, and thank goodness for that, because it means we have way more sweets to choose from! Those who like to try new treats will surely find a new favorite amongst the following recipes – from the USA to Germany and all the way to Japan, it's a culinary trip around the world!
1. French Raspberry Macarons
In patisseries worldwide, these trendy, high-end sweets can be found in every color and flavor imaginable. Delicate and beautiful, macarons are perfect at any classy tea party or get-together. Most people would be intimidated by the thought of preparing them. You think it would be a complicated, lengthy process, right? Well now you can set those worries aside. With this recipe, you can make perfect French raspberry macarons in the comfort of your own home! Get the full recipe & instructions here.
2. American Apple Pie Fries
Shiny and packed with nutrients, apples are a favorite among many. Not only do they taste great, but they can be enjoyed in an endless variety of ways. Whether used in a pie, jam, salad, or plucked and eaten fresh from the tree, this beloved fruit never disappoints. If you're crazy about apples, then this unbelievably simple recipe for a mess-free version of the classic American apple pie is sure to make your day! Get the full recipe & instructions here.
3. German Berliner Doughnuts
When it comes to doughnuts, everyone has their favorite... and there are just so many different options to choose from! Lucky for you, this recipe for the famous German doughnut, also known as the Berliner, will give you 4 different choices. They're so easy to make, there's just one problem left to solve — which tasty incarnation to eat first! Get the full recipe & instructions here.
4. Portuguese Pastel de Nata Custard Tarts
A phenomenon sweeping across the dessert world right now is having your final course served in perfectly bite-sized portions. This is certainly the case with the following exquisitely creamy custard tart which exhibits notes of citrus. Maybe its petite size adds to its charm and ensures that we savor every bite. Get the full recipe & instructions here.
5. Mexican Paletas
Who says cold snacks can only be enjoyed in the summer? Not us! Frozen treats should never be tied to the seasons! In fact, we believe they should be enjoyed all year round, and if you want to try something other than boring old strawberry, chocolate, or vanilla ice cream and even make it yourself, be sure to try these delicious chocolate fruit bombs. Get the full recipe & instructions here.
6. Argentinean & Chilean Churros Filled with Dulce de Leche
Who can resist a crispy, golden, sugar-coated churro? In Spain and Latin American countries, they are traditionally eaten on New Year's Day, but once you learn how to make these sweet treats (with creamy dulce de leche, no less!), you'll find even more reasons to celebrate. Get the full recipe & instructions here.
7. Italian Sfogliatella
Surely you've had a French croissant at some point in your life, but have you ever had an Italian croissant? A sfogliatella, which means "small, thin layer" in Italian, is similar to its sister pastry, but you'll absolutely love the filling and fresh, flaky taste of this delicacy! Get the full recipe & instructions here.
8. Japanese Raindrop Cake
It's raining, it's pouring! Japan is certainly notorious for producing some crazy trends. This unique, delicate dessert is as easy to make as it is low in calories. But the best part about this dish? It looks like a huge raindrop! Get the full recipe & instructions here.
9. Brazilian Brigadeiro Pralines
Are you one of those people who love a trip to a gourmet chocolate or candy store? The beautiful pralines on display are works of art indeed! And although irresistible, they often come with a pretty price. Why not try making your own pralines right at home? This simple recipe is very popular in Brazil, and it does not disappoint! Get the full recipe & instructions here.