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You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Tried These 26 Desserts

Sugar makes the world go 'round.

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Hello anyone who enjoys sugar! We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best dessert they'd ever had. There are 26 of them below. Enjoy!

1. Raspberry Pistachio Tart — Butter Avenue in Toronto, Canada

This was a raspberry pistachio tart. The pistachio cream was literal heaven! It was also topped with two(!!) raspberry macarons! —gilliang42192349f
Gillian G

This was a raspberry pistachio tart. The pistachio cream was literal heaven! It was also topped with two(!!) raspberry macarons! —gilliang42192349f

2. 20k Nutella Shake — 50sixone in Adelaide, Australia

I've had my fair share of great desserts in my life including a Ferrero Rocher waffle and a crazy Cookies 'n Creme shake, but none that can top this one. The 20k Nutella Shake from 50sixone is absolutely massive, and in the end, we couldn't finish all of it! We were in a food coma for hours! Definitely worth it though. —Giorgina McKay
Giorgina McKay

I've had my fair share of great desserts in my life including a Ferrero Rocher waffle and a crazy Cookies 'n Creme shake, but none that can top this one. The 20k Nutella Shake from 50sixone is absolutely massive, and in the end, we couldn't finish all of it! We were in a food coma for hours! Definitely worth it though. —Giorgina McKay

3. Cookies and Milk Cupcake — The Tomato Head in Knoxville, TN

Ok, at a restaurant called The Tomato Head they have a cookies and milk cupcake and I can not handle it. It's so sweet it could kill a man, and it is the perfect dessert for people who are willing to get their hands dirty! —a489c7c2ca
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Ok, at a restaurant called The Tomato Head they have a cookies and milk cupcake and I can not handle it. It's so sweet it could kill a man, and it is the perfect dessert for people who are willing to get their hands dirty! —a489c7c2ca

4. Bananas Foster — Brennan's in New Orleans

Oh my sweet Cajun Jesus, the Bananas Foster at Brennan's in New Orleans is worth every sin earned on Bourbon Street. —mandir2
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Oh my sweet Cajun Jesus, the Bananas Foster at Brennan's in New Orleans is worth every sin earned on Bourbon Street. —mandir2

5. The S'Mores Milkshake — Burgatory in Pittsburgh, PA

The S'Mores Milkshake from Burgatory. It's to die for. —monikap6
Monika P

The S'Mores Milkshake from Burgatory. It's to die for. —monikap6

6. Double Trouble Chocolate Chip Cookie — Cookies by George in Edmonton, Alberta

Double Trouble Chocolate Chip Cookie from Cookies by George in the Edmonton Mall. Amazing. —emi12singer
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Double Trouble Chocolate Chip Cookie from Cookies by George in the Edmonton Mall. Amazing. —emi12singer

7. I-Scream Shakewich — What's Beef in Frankfurt, Germany

They are so good because they taste just like what heaven must taste like and they are so big! —michellek474919419
Michelle K

They are so good because they taste just like what heaven must taste like and they are so big! —michellek474919419

8. Peanut Butter Oreo Vegan Milkshake — Spiral Diner in Dallas, TX

Spiral Diner, a vegan restaurant in Dallas, TX, has the best milkshakes known to man. My favorite is the Peanut Butter Oreo! —rwash1997
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Spiral Diner, a vegan restaurant in Dallas, TX, has the best milkshakes known to man. My favorite is the Peanut Butter Oreo! —rwash1997

9. Black Pearl — Mama's Fish House in Maui

It was a religious experience eating that. Seriously. —a47516488d
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It was a religious experience eating that. Seriously. —a47516488d

10. Icebox Cake — Maison Pickle in NYC

The icebox cake at Maison Pickle is BAE. —Arielle Calderon
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The icebox cake at Maison Pickle is BAE. —Arielle Calderon

11. Cookie on a Cloud — Jacob Lake Inn in Fredonia, AZ

People travel from all around to try these cookies. My personal favorite? The Cookie on a Cloud. It's a chocolate cookies topped with a marshmallow and chocolate icing. It's magical. Every single cookie they sell is actually magical. I don't know if it's the combination of spending the day at the Grand Canyon before you get there with the incredible fresh air, but the experience of eating cookies at this inn is my favorite in the world. —oliviah24
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People travel from all around to try these cookies. My personal favorite? The Cookie on a Cloud. It's a chocolate cookies topped with a marshmallow and chocolate icing. It's magical. Every single cookie they sell is actually magical. I don't know if it's the combination of spending the day at the Grand Canyon before you get there with the incredible fresh air, but the experience of eating cookies at this inn is my favorite in the world. —oliviah24

12. Milk Chocolate Panna Cotta — Clyde's of Chevy Chase in Chevy Chase, MD

The panna cotta was silky smooth with caramelized hazelnuts on top, and a raspberry sauce around it. The little dollop of fresh made whipped cream was a great counterpoint to the dark chocolate shortbread cookie with it. I fully admit, after eating every bite, I licked the plate clean and told the waiter it was the best dessert I'd ever eaten. It still is. —sydneyjr
Sydney Jr

The panna cotta was silky smooth with caramelized hazelnuts on top, and a raspberry sauce around it. The little dollop of fresh made whipped cream was a great counterpoint to the dark chocolate shortbread cookie with it. I fully admit, after eating every bite, I licked the plate clean and told the waiter it was the best dessert I'd ever eaten. It still is. —sydneyjr

13. Tiramisu — Trattoria Stella in Traverse City, MI

The tiramisu from Trattoria Stella in Traverse City, MI is honestly the most deliciously amazing dessert I've ever had. It's made by their pastry chef daily and it's the PERFECT tiramisu. I honestly think about it like once daily. It's so good it almost hurts. If you're ever in the area, do yourself a favor and go eat it. —MrsH810
@StellaTraverseCity / Via Instagram: @stellatraversecity

The tiramisu from Trattoria Stella in Traverse City, MI is honestly the most deliciously amazing dessert I've ever had. It's made by their pastry chef daily and it's the PERFECT tiramisu. I honestly think about it like once daily. It's so good it almost hurts. If you're ever in the area, do yourself a favor and go eat it. —MrsH810

14. Pear Sorbet — Berthillon in Paris

Pear sorbet from Berthillon in Paris. Omg. —exlibris00
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Pear sorbet from Berthillon in Paris. Omg. —exlibris00

15. Literally any donut, but especially the Nutella donut — Hurts Donuts in Frisco, TX

My cousin, sister, and I got the maple bacon log, nutella, Fred Flintstone, red velvet, and oreo cheesecake. My favorite were the nutella and oreo cheesecake. So good. —kpvmt1015
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My cousin, sister, and I got the maple bacon log, nutella, Fred Flintstone, red velvet, and oreo cheesecake. My favorite were the nutella and oreo cheesecake. So good. —kpvmt1015

16. Knafeh — Dayi'nin Yeri in Cliffside Park, NJ

It looks super weird but this is honestly the best dessert I've ever had anywhere. It's sweet, it's savoury, it's melty, and crunchy, and soft. It pairs well with strong Turkish coffee or tea. I make it a point to order it everywhere it's offered and Dayi'nin Yeri makes it the best. —lauraw46eada90b
Laura W

It looks super weird but this is honestly the best dessert I've ever had anywhere. It's sweet, it's savoury, it's melty, and crunchy, and soft. It pairs well with strong Turkish coffee or tea. I make it a point to order it everywhere it's offered and Dayi'nin Yeri makes it the best. —lauraw46eada90b

17. Whiskey Cake — Carmine's Steakhouse in St. Louis

Whiskey cake from Carmine's Steakhouse in St. Louis. I want to be buried with that cake. —Lindsay Aubrey, Facebook
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Whiskey cake from Carmine's Steakhouse in St. Louis. I want to be buried with that cake. —Lindsay Aubrey, Facebook

18. Plain Cheesecake — Junior's Restaurant & Cheesecake in NYC

Don’t be fooled by it’s simple exterior. It’s thick, creamy, and overall orgasmic. I can honestly say it’s the best cheesecake I’ve ever had. —Pablo Valdivia
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Don’t be fooled by it’s simple exterior. It’s thick, creamy, and overall orgasmic. I can honestly say it’s the best cheesecake I’ve ever had. —Pablo Valdivia

19. Hawaiian Kona Chocolate Soufflé — Victoria and Albert's in Orlando, FL

I was skeptical at first (I am someone who appreciates good food, but have trouble justifying the cost of "fancy" places to myself when I enjoy cheap stuff just as much), but wow. They serve it piping hot, and then give you a little pitcher of thick, rich, steaming chocolate coffee sauce to pour. I am not typically a dessert person... I enjoy it, but I gravitate towards savory more. But this was incredible. —Dora Breckinridge, Facebook
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I was skeptical at first (I am someone who appreciates good food, but have trouble justifying the cost of "fancy" places to myself when I enjoy cheap stuff just as much), but wow. They serve it piping hot, and then give you a little pitcher of thick, rich, steaming chocolate coffee sauce to pour. I am not typically a dessert person... I enjoy it, but I gravitate towards savory more. But this was incredible. —Dora Breckinridge, Facebook

20. Mexican Hot Chocolate pie — The Pie Hole in Los Angeles

Omgggggggg. —Joey Becerra, Facebook
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Omgggggggg. —Joey Becerra, Facebook

21. Tiramisu Pancakes — Hen House Eatery in Minneapolis, MN

It's sort of dessert and sort of breakfast, but the best dessert-y thing I've ever had is the Tiramisu Pancakes from Hen House Eatery in Minneapolis. They're coffee pancakes with a ton of chocolate syrup and mascarpone cheese on top, and they're very rich but definitely worth it. — Lauren Crabtree, Facebook
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It's sort of dessert and sort of breakfast, but the best dessert-y thing I've ever had is the Tiramisu Pancakes from Hen House Eatery in Minneapolis. They're coffee pancakes with a ton of chocolate syrup and mascarpone cheese on top, and they're very rich but definitely worth it. — Lauren Crabtree, Facebook

22. Rosemary and Mexican Vanilla Crème brûlée — Los Danzantes in Oaxaca City, Mexico

The rosemary made me hesitate to order it, not because I don't like rosemary, but because I wondered how it would taste in a sweet dish. The result was divine. The vanilla and the rosemary created a nuanced flavor in the custard that I've never experienced before or since. — Cate Brubaker, Facebook
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The rosemary made me hesitate to order it, not because I don't like rosemary, but because I wondered how it would taste in a sweet dish. The result was divine. The vanilla and the rosemary created a nuanced flavor in the custard that I've never experienced before or since. — Cate Brubaker, Facebook

23. Fromage Blanc Cheesecake —ChikaLicious Dessert Bar in NYC

It melts in your mouth like no other cheesecake and watching the chef make it herself is part of the beautiful charm! —Oishee Bose, Facebook
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It melts in your mouth like no other cheesecake and watching the chef make it herself is part of the beautiful charm! —Oishee Bose, Facebook

24. Literally any flavor of ice cream — Ferris Acres Creamery in Newtown, CT

Ferris Acres Creamery has the best ice cream I have ever tasted in my life. —Michelle Antony, Facebook
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Ferris Acres Creamery has the best ice cream I have ever tasted in my life. —Michelle Antony, Facebook

25. Lemon Buttermilk Panna Cotta — Michael's on the Hill in Waterbury Center, VT

Oh sooo good! —Heather Nichols, Facebook
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Oh sooo good! —Heather Nichols, Facebook

26. Guava Turnover — The Columbia in Tampa, FL

Fluffy layers of puff pastry lovingly wrapped around guava paste and sweet cheese. It's served in a puddle of vanilla cream sauce with guava coulis. Amazing. My daughter says their churros are also amazing and come with chocolate sauce, caramel sauce and guava sauce for dipping, in case you needed more convincing. —Andrea Lewis, Facebook
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Fluffy layers of puff pastry lovingly wrapped around guava paste and sweet cheese. It's served in a puddle of vanilla cream sauce with guava coulis. Amazing. My daughter says their churros are also amazing and come with chocolate sauce, caramel sauce and guava sauce for dipping, in case you needed more convincing. —Andrea Lewis, Facebook

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