11 British Snacks And Desserts That Americans Should Learn About As Soon As Possible

    You haven't lived until you've had sticky toffee pudding.

    When you think of British cuisine, you're probably imagining fish and chips and cups of tea. Well, I'm here to tell you that the desserts deserve just as much hype.

    1. Victoria sponge cake

    A sandwich cake with jam and cream in between and a light dusting of powdered sugar on top

    2. Jammie Dodgers

    Sandwich cookies with jam in the middle a light dusting of powdered sugar on top

    3. Treacle tart

    A tart with a lattice patterend top

    4. Trifle

    A dessert in a deep bowl with layers of cake, berries, and custard with a layer of cream and cherries on top

    5. Banoffee pie

    A short crust pie with a caramel layer that's topped with bananas, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings

    6. Sticky toffee pudding

    A piece of cake-like dessert topped with a a thick sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream

    7. Digestives

    A stack of simple cookies

    8. Bakewell tarts

    A stack of tiny tarts with a layer of frangipane and a cherry in the middle.

    9. Hobnobs

    Two gritty-looking cookies laying on a table

    10. Pineapple upside-down cake

    A cake with a slice taken out of it that has pineapple rings on top and cherries in the middle of the pineapple rings

    11. And finally, shortbread biscuits

    A pile of long, straight biscuits with holes poked in them