Is there anything sweeter than traveling the world and trying different sweets? Well, we don’t think so. For that reason, we’ve spent some time researching the most popular sweets in different countries of the world, which we will present in a bit.
Different cultures also offer different sweets. Some desserts have a light, fruity taste, while others are “heavy” and chocolatey. Some sweets may be familiar to you or at least resemble the ones you have already tried. However, some sweets are very unusual in appearance and taste. If you continue reading, you will soon see for yourself.
We’ve compiled a list of sweets for which the countries from which they originate are known in the world. This list will be a handy guide for all true candy lovers suggesting what sweets to try in different parts of the world. If you are one of those who love sweets and have the opportunity to try the sweets we have selected today, don’t miss it!
Sweets That Are Known All Over The World
1. Apple Pie (USA)
Apple pie is a sweet that is familiar to everyone. Seemingly such a simple dessert, but of divine taste. Apples, which are in a crispy crust, cannot be disliked. Apple pie can be served with ice cream, whipped cream, or something else you like. Although it is known as an American dessert, apple pie is made everywhere in the world, including in the UEA. Almost all cake shops in Dubai offer apple pie. If you want to try this pie right now, you can simply look for any of the online cake shops in Dubai and order it.
2. Dragon Beard Candy (China)
Dragon Beard Candy is a traditional Chinese sweets. These sweets are a real piece of art, considering that they are handmade. Dragon Beard Candy is most often made from sugar and maltose syrup combined with peanuts, coconut, and sesame seeds. They look like a white cocoon.
3. Belgian Waffle (Belgium)
Belgian waffles, as their name suggests, originate from Belgium. However, this delicacy is famous and is made all over the world. In Belgium, waffles are a common snack. They can be made in combination with various fruits, as well as topped with various sweet syrups.
Belgian Waffle is a sweet everyone should try
4. Sachertorte (Austria)
Sachertorte is the most famous Austrian sweet. A chocolate cake whose recipe is still kept only in the pastry shop of the Hotel Sacher in Vienna. This cake is named after the Austrian Franz Sacher, who devised the recipe for Sachertorte. Today, this cake is made all over the world, although not according to the original recipe. Of course, it is 2020, and you can always order such cakes from online cake shops.
5. Sticky Toffee Pudding (England)
Sticky toffee pudding is a juicy cake filled with dates, over which caramel sauce is poured. Traditionally, Sticky toffee pudding is served with vanilla ice cream.
6. Syrniki (Russia)
Syrniki is a favorite delicacy of the Russian people. It is actually a type of pancake made from fresh dairy products (similar to sour cream). Fried pancakes in Russia are served with various types of jam, sweet syrups (like honey), or sour cream.
7. Baklava (Turkey)
Baklava is another world-famous sweet, and its country of origin is Turkey. Baklava is made of thin crusts between which there are finely chopped walnuts. The crusts are generously topped with sugar syrup and sometimes honey. If you find yourself in Turkey, be sure to try the baklava.
8. Gulab Jamun (India)
Gulab Jamun is one of the most famous Indian sweets, which is made from powdered milk. Gulab Jamun is ball-shaped, traditionally fried in butter (never in oil), and dipped in sweet syrup.
Gulab Jamun is a sweet you must try if you travel to India
9. Trdelnik (Czech Republic)
Trdelnik is a traditional Czech pastry in the shape of a spiral. The baked dough of Trdelnik is crispy and is topped with a mixture of sugar and walnuts. Trdelnik is sold on the streets of the Czech capital, so if you visit this country, you will not be able to miss Trdelnik.
10. Num Kom (Cambodia)
This is a delicacy that is sold on the streets of Cambodia wrapped in banana leaves. It is usually in the shape of a triangle, although it is also made in a ball’s shape. The triangles and balls are filled with sugar, roasted sesame seeds, and coconut.
In addition to these 10 sweets, there are plenty of others that we could put on the list. If you have already tried some of the sweets from our list, you may use the following link to find out some sweets you don’t know about:https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/world-50-best-desserts/index.html.
It is indisputable that wherever we are, most of us love to try new sweets. We can’t say that the sweets we suggested are the best because the tastes are different. However, you should definitely try the sweets from our list if you have the chance.
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