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This Is What People Actually Eat For Dessert In 38 Countries Around The World

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1. In Venezuela, people nosh on a flan-like treat called quesillo.

It's made with condensed milk, sugar, eggs, and rum, so you know it's gonna taste good. Make it with this recipe.
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It's made with condensed milk, sugar, eggs, and rum, so you know it's gonna taste good. Make it with this recipe.

2. Argentineans love the Balcarce cake, named for the city in which it was invented.

Here's a recipe (in Spanish!) for the sweet sponge cake.
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Here's a recipe (in Spanish!) for the sweet sponge cake.

3. Peruvians love suspiro limeño, a custardy dish made with caramel and topped with meringue.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

4. Oh, this insane confection? It's a chajá, a popular cake in Uruguay made from meringue, fresh peaches, whipped cream, and dulce de leche.

Yup. Need it in my mouth. Make your own with this recipe.
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Yup. Need it in my mouth. Make your own with this recipe.

5. Bolivians snack on tawa tawas, which are a deep-fried sweet bread.

They're best served drizzled with honey. Make them with this recipe.
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They're best served drizzled with honey. Make them with this recipe.

6. How badly do you wanna try Chile's favorite dessert, the brazo de reina?

Yep, that's a sweet cake roll filled with dulce de leche. PLEASE CAN I HAVE SOME. Make your own with this recipe.

Yep, that's a sweet cake roll filled with dulce de leche. PLEASE CAN I HAVE SOME. Make your own with this recipe.

7. Folks in Guyana love salara, a coconut-flavored red cake roll.

Make your own colorful cake with this recipe.
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Make your own colorful cake with this recipe.

8. In Spain, people scream for Napoleans.

Layers of puff pastry and cream? Sign us up. Learn how to make it with this recipe.
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Layers of puff pastry and cream? Sign us up. Learn how to make it with this recipe.

9. Brits love them some sticky toffee pudding.

Believe it or not, dates are the secret to the sweetness of this recipe.
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Believe it or not, dates are the secret to the sweetness of this recipe.

10. In Norway, folks can't get enough multekrem, a dish of whipped cream and cloudberry jam or compote.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

11. Creamy, rich crème brulée is a favorite in France.

Warning, you'll need a blow torch for this recipe.
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Warning, you'll need a blow torch for this recipe.

12. In Portugal, people treat themselves to a delicious caramel pudding called baba de camelo.

Yes please! Make your own with this recipe.
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Yes please! Make your own with this recipe.

13. Germans love a bienenstich cake. Benenstich means "bee sting" — and the cake is filled with an addictive vanilla pudding.

Oh, and the outside? A flaky almond crunch crust. Make it with this recipe.
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Oh, and the outside? A flaky almond crunch crust. Make it with this recipe.

14. Prekmurska gibanica is a strudel layered with walnuts, apples, raisins, and cinnamon that's on the menu in Slovenia.

Try making your own with this recipe.
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Try making your own with this recipe.

15. Hungarians hunger for a Dobosh torte.

Sponge cake, chocolate, and topped with caramel? Sign us up.
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Sponge cake, chocolate, and topped with caramel? Sign us up.

16. Balushahi — deep-fried doughnuts drenched in syrup — are a popular sweet treat in India.

Make your own — though, warning, it can be time-consuming — with this recipe.
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Make your own — though, warning, it can be time-consuming — with this recipe.

17. How cute are these lil' goldfish breads? They're a fun street dessert option from Korea flavored with sweet red bean filling.

You'll definitely need a fish mold for this recipe.
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You'll definitely need a fish mold for this recipe.

18. Caramelized coconut banana bread pudding — called bánh chuối nướng — is a favorite in Vietnam. And it's actually vegan!

Make your own with the recipe here.
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Make your own with the recipe here.

19. Filipinos love halo-halo, a mixed fruit and ice cream treat.

Here's how to make your own.
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Here's how to make your own.

20. In Singapore, people love tissue prata, which is a crispy cone of bread drizzled in chocolate sauce — a sweet take on traditional roti prata.

Make it with this recipe.
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Make it with this recipe.

21. In Malaysia, vanilla-flavored egg tarts are on the menu.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

22. In China, chewy deep-fried sesame balls finish off any meal.

To make your own, you'll need sweetened red bean paste, which you can get at any Chinese grocery.
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To make your own, you'll need sweetened red bean paste, which you can get at any Chinese grocery.

23. In Lebanon, madlouka, aka pistachio marzipan, is on the menu.

Note: You'll need something called "blossom water" for this recipe.
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Note: You'll need something called "blossom water" for this recipe.

24. In Qatar, halvah — a sweet sesame paste bar — is popular.

People enjoy halvah across the MIddle East. Warning: It's addictive!
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People enjoy halvah across the MIddle East. Warning: It's addictive!

25. Pakistanis love zarda, a dish of sweet rice and dried fruit.

Zarda is often served during wedding parties and Eid. Make your own with this recipe.
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Zarda is often served during wedding parties and Eid. Make your own with this recipe.

26. South Africans love a melk tart.

A rich and creamy recipe.
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A rich and creamy recipe.

27. Egyptians love umm ali, a puff pastry bread pudding covered in raisins, almonds, pine nuts, pistachios, and coconut.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

28. In Morocco, sweet, flaky, honey-flavored baklava is always on the table.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

29. And in Madagascar, malagasy cake is the favored dessert.

Make it with this recipe.
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Make it with this recipe.

30. Across East Africa people love a sweet coconut candy called qumbe.

Make it using this recipe.
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Make it using this recipe.

31. In Mexico people feast on tres leches cake.

Make your own rich "three milk" cake with this recipe.
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Make your own rich "three milk" cake with this recipe.

32. Nicaraguans enjoy pio quinto, a rum-soaked vanilla-custard and plum cake.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

33. In Guatemala, people enjoy buñuelos, which are sweet sugar donuts.

Make them with this recipe.
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Make them with this recipe.

34. Cubans crave boniatillo, a sweet potato pudding.

Boniatillo means "little sweet potato." Make your own with this recipe.
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Boniatillo means "little sweet potato." Make your own with this recipe.

35. In Jamaica, people love gizzada, which are a tiny tarts filled with a spiced coconut filling.

Make your own (cherries optional!) using this recipe.
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Make your own (cherries optional!) using this recipe.

36. And in Trinidad, people love cassava pone, a sweet cake made with coconut, pumpkin, and — you guessed it — cassava.

Make your own with this recipe.
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Make your own with this recipe.

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