AlfajoresThis delicious Argentine sweet looks too good to eat! It made of a dulce de leche filling sandwich between two shortbread cookies drizzled in chocolate.
BaklavaA Turkish delicacy, baklava is a filling of chopped nuts, drenched in syrup or honey and encased in paper-thin layers of phyllo dough.
BeignetThe elevated donut, beignets are light, fluffy, fried dough covered in powdered sugar invented at NOLA’s Cafe du Monde.
Champagne TrufflesTruffles? Good. Champagne? Great. Switzerland is known for its chocolate and these truffles are as lovely to look at as to eat.
BibingkaBibingka are sweet rice cakes covered in butter, sugar and coconut popular in the Philipines.
IspahanLike their Insta-famous cousin the macaron, this treat comes from France. These pastries are bigger than traditional macarons and made with fresh fruit like raspberries.
KnafehKnafeh is an Israeli dessert unlike any other. It’s a sweet phyllo dough stuffed with stretchy, melty goat cheese goodness and covered in syrup.
Mochi Ice Cream
Pastel de NataThis famous Portuguese treat, known as Pastel de Nata, is a creamy, lemony, egg-based tart with a perfect custard texture.
PavlovaPavlova is a light meringue cake which both New Zealand and Australia claim as their own. Either way, it’s a must try.
SachertorteOne of the most famous Viennese culinary treats is sachertorte. Head to Austria to try this dense chocolate cake with dark chocolate icing and apricot jam.
TangyuanTry this sweet treat from China. The glutinous rice balls are filled with a variety of flavors, like peanut butter or black sesame. Oh, and they are colorful and photo-worthy!
Think it’s too hard to order in China? Think again!