International Christmas Desserts

International Christmas Desserts

1 . Sour Cherries Cake Netherlands

Lovers of cherries and chocolate will love this lighter Dutch version of Black Forest cake more than any other dessert with cherries they had before.

2 . Mazariner Sweden

These delicious Swedish Almond Tarts are thought to be a different variation of the Italian crosata di mandorle and their heritage is apparent in their etymology. They are named after the Italian French cardinal and politician Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino, or Jules Mazari (1602

3 . Bolo Rei Portugal

Bolo Rei, also known as the Kings Cake, is traditional Portuguese sweet bread with nuts and crystallized (candied) fruit, served at Christmastime and on January 6th, which is Kings Day in the country.

4 . Dulce de Leche Argentina

Dulce de leche is the pride of Argentina. Its a combination of milk and sugar that has been slowly cooked until the sugar caramelizes, producing a thick, creamy, intensely flavored spread. Literally translated, it means something like candy made of sweet milk.

5 . Christmas pudding United Kingdom

No British Christmas is complete without a Christmas pudding and despite this wildly popular dessert (outside the UK, too) not being as delicious as some might imagine, it has become an ultimate Christmas symbol, at least throughout the UK.

6 . Tiramisu Italy

Tiramisu is a famous coffee flavored Italian dessert that is made from ladyfingers dipped in espresso coffee, layered with a mixture of whipped eggs, sugar, and delicious mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa on top. The recipe has been adapted into a variety of cakes and other desserts around the world thanks to its global success.

7 . Kanafeh Middle East

Many different Middle Eastern countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Syria, and northern Egypt claim to be the original creators of this delicious dessert but no one can say for sure where it originated. The Greeks make a similar dessert called kadaifi, which however, doesnt include soft white cheese inside and thats what makes it different from the Mid East version.

8 . Banoffee pie England

Arguably the best and tastiest dessert in all England Banoffee pie is simply irresistible. Made from bananas, cream, and toffee from boiled condensed milk placed on a pastry base or made from crumbled biscuits and butter, Banoffee pie will definitely make you a happier and fatter person.

9 . V

In Iceland, this layered prune torte is made for the winter holidays (especially Christmas) and nibbled on all season, thanks to its long shelf life. The greatest thing about this cake is that most recipes are completely different from one another so our best advice is next time youre in Iceland try as many as you can.

10 . Gulab Jamun India

Gulab Jamun is among Indias most popular desserts and consists of dumplings traditionally made of thickened or reduced milk, soaked in rose flavored sugar syrup. They sure do look good and we bet they taste even better.