10 Sweet Treats from Around the World

One of the best parts of travelling is sampling the local cuisine. Every culture has their own celebrated desserts. Here are some sweet treats to try on your travels!

1. Brigadieros

These truffle-like candies are made from condensed milk. You can find them in Brazil!



2. Churros

What could be better than fried dough dipped in chocolate? Churros are a popular indulgence in Spain.



3. Gulab Jamun

These deep fried dough balls are soaked in a fragrant syrup. Enjoy this intensely sweet treat while visiting India.

gulab jamun


4. Macarons

Macarons are colourful little meringue sandwich cookies. They come in an infinite variety of flavours. Find them in fine Paris bakeries.



5. Taiyaki

This fish-shaped dessert is typically filled with red bean paste, custard or chocolate. Enjoy one when you visit Japan.



6. Apple Pie

Is there anything more American than apple pie? Add a scoop of ice cream and you have the ultimate comfort food!

Apple Pie


7. Baklava

This multi-layered pastry is filled with chopped nuts and honey or syrup. It was introduced in the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy it on a trip to Turkey!



8. Egg Tarts

A rich custard baked in a flaky tart crust, try them when you visit Portugal.

Egg Tart


9. Berliners

You might know them as filled doughnuts, but they are called Berliners in Germany.



10. Pavlova

This popular dessert was created in New Zealand . It has a base of meringue layered with cream and fruit. They are also popular in Australia.



Do you want to try one of these treats on your next vacation? Contact your favourite Lloyds Travel Agent for help planning your trip!