International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Dessert, Sweets, Cookie and Pastry Recipes

Multicolored macarons

Image Creative Commons by Michael Stern

Whether as a quick snack between meals or to finish out a grand dinner, desserts are an irrestible treat for people around the world. Moderation is key, but take time out of your busy schedule to pull a special dessert together. And then share and enjoy!

International Dessert Recipes

Rumtopf

Rumtopf (German rum-soaked fruit dessert)

(German rum-soaked fruit dessert)

Beignets

Beignets (American Southern powdered sugar fritters)

(American Southern powdered sugar fritters)

Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo Bars (Canadian layered chocolate and custard bars)

(Canadian layered chocolate and custard bars)

Lekach

Lekach, a Jewish honey cake, in a Bundt pan

(Israeli Jewish honey cake)

Gulab Jamun

Bowl of gulab jamun

(South Asian milk ball sweet in rose-scented syrup)

Pavlova

Pavlova (Australian meringue with whipped cream and fruit)

(Australian meringue with whipped cream and fruit)

Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen (Israeli, Jewish filled pastries)

(Israeli Jewish filled tricorner Purim pastries)