Sweets And Desserts Vocabulary

Sweets and Desserts Vocabulary is a delicious topic that everyone loves to talk about. From the creamy frosting on a cupcake to the flaky crust of a pie, there’s so much to learn and taste. This post will introduce you to the words and phrases used to describe all those yummy treats we enjoy on special occasions or as a delightful snack.

Perfect for English learners, kids, and students, this journey through sugary delights will not only expand your vocabulary but also make you crave a sweet treat. So, let’s dive into the world of desserts and discover the terms that make our mouths water!

Sweets and Desserts Vocabulary

  • Cake
  • Pie
  • Tart
  • Cupcake
  • Brownie
  • Cookie
  • Doughnut
  • Eclair
  • Macaron
  • Muffin
  • Pavlova
  • Cheesecake
  • Pudding
  • Mousse
  • Trifle
  • Parfait
  • Cobbler
  • Crisp
  • Crumble
  • Souffle
  • Tiramisu
  • Cannoli
  • Baklava
  • Biscotti
  • Shortbread
  • Scone
  • Croissant
  • Danish
  • Profiterole
  • Churro
  • Beignet
  • Fudge
  • Marshmallow
  • Candy
  • Caramel
  • Toffee
  • Brittle
  • Nougat
  • Gumdrop
  • Lollipop
  • Chocolate Bar
  • Truffle
  • Praline
  • Fondant
  • Ganache
  • Glaze
  • Icing
  • Frosting
  • Whipped Cream
  • Custard
  • Flan
  • Panna Cotta
  • Rice Pudding
  • Bread Pudding
  • Angel Food Cake
  • Bundt Cake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Sponge Cake
  • Opera Cake
  • Lemon Meringue Pie
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Apple Pie
  • Pecan Pie
  • Sweet Roll
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Swiss Roll
  • Crepe
  • Waffle
  • Pancake
  • Blintz
  • Strudel
  • Turnover
  • Knish
  • Empanada
  • Gelato
  • Sorbet
  • Ice Cream
  • Sherbet
  • Compote
  • Fruit Salad
  • Jello
  • Gelatin
  • Tapioca
  • Sago
  • Halva
  • Turkish Delight
  • Mooncake
  • Anmitsu
  • Daifuku
  • Dorayaki
  • Gulab Jamun
  • Jalebi
  • Kheer
  • Laddu
  • Malpuas
  • Mochi
  • Rasgulla
  • Rasmalai
  • Tteok
  • Bingsu
  • Chendol
  • Falooda
  • Kulfi
  • Ais Kacang
  • Banana Split
  • Sundae
  • Milkshake
  • Smoothie
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Affogato
  • Granita
  • Meringue
  • Fruit Tart
  • Lemon Bar
  • Magic Bar
  • Pinwheel
  • Rugelach
  • Madeleine
  • Financier
  • Pound Cake
  • Black Forest Cake
  • Charlotte
  • Frangipane
  • Gateau
  • Honey Cake
  • Icebox Cake
  • Ladyfinger
  • Lamington
  • Linzer Tart
  • Marzipan
  • Mendiants
  • Mille-Feuille
  • Mont Blanc
  • Napoleon
  • Panettone
  • Pâte à Choux
  • Pecan Roll
  • Petit Four
  • Pithivier
  • Plum Pudding
  • Popover
  • Profiterole
  • Pumpkin Roll
  • Quiche
  • Roulade
  • Sachertorte
  • Sacher Torte
  • Stollen
  • Streusel
  • Tea Cake
  • Torte
  • Upside-Down Cake
  • Viennese Whirl
  • Whoopie Pie
  • Yule Log
  • Zabaglione
  • Zeppole
  • Berry Compote
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Coconut Cake
  • Divinity
  • Fruitcake
  • Gingerbread
  • Macaroon
  • Oatmeal Cookie
  • Pandoro
  • Peppermint Bark
  • Rum Ball
  • S’more
  • Snickerdoodle
  • Spice Cake
  • Sponge Roll
  • Sugar Cookie
  • Toffee Apple
  • Treacle Tart
  • Truffle Cake
  • Vanilla Slice
  • Walnut Cake
  • Wedding Cake
  • White Chocolate Cake
  • Blondie
  • Butter Cake
  • Cherry Pie
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Coconut Macaroon
  • Coffee Cake
  • Fruit Pie
  • Ginger Snap
  • Lemon Cake
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Peanut Brittle
  • Pecan Pie
  • Raspberry Tart
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Vanilla Cupcake
  • Velvet Cake
  • Watermelon Ice Cream
  • Yogurt Parfait

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desserts vocabulary


A sweet baked dessert usually made from flour, sugar, eggs, and flavoring, often layered with frosting or filling. It’s a celebratory dish, serving as the centerpiece at many parties and special occasions.


A baked dish with a pastry dough casing that contains a filling of various sweet or savory ingredients. Sweet pies may be filled with fruit, nuts, or custard.


An open-faced pastry with a firm crust and a filling that can be sweet or savory. Unlike pies, tarts are typically served without a top crust.


A small cake designed to serve one person, often baked in a thin paper or aluminum cup, and decorated with icing and other toppings.


A dense, baked chocolate dessert, square-shaped, with a fudgy or cakey texture, often mixed with nuts or chocolate chips.


A small, sweet, baked treat, typically round, made from flour, sugar, and oil or butter. Varieties include chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, and sugar cookies.


A sweet, fried dough confectionery or dessert food, often shaped in a ring or filled with sweet ingredients like jelly, cream, or custard.


A long, thin pastry made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with chocolate icing. It’s known for its light, airy texture.


A French sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond meal, and food coloring, often filled with ganache, buttercream, or jam.


A small, baked product similar to a small cake in texture, often sweetened and filled with ingredients like berries, chocolate chips, or nuts.


A meringue-based dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit.


A rich dessert with one or more layers, the main, and thickest layer, consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese, eggs, and sugar.


A type of sweet dessert that can range from a thick, creamy texture to a more jiggly and gelatinous consistency, often flavored with chocolate, vanilla, or fruit.


A light, fluffy dessert typically made from whipped cream and egg whites, flavored with chocolate, fruit, or other flavors, known for its creamy and airy texture.


A layered dessert made with fruit, a thin layer of sponge fingers soaked in sherry or another fortified wine, and custard. It can be topped with whipped cream.


A dessert consisting of layers of ice cream, fruit, syrup, and sometimes whipped cream or yogurt, served in a tall, clear glass.


A dessert consisting of fruit filling poured into a large baking dish and covered with a batter, biscuit, or dumpling before being baked.


A dessert with a topping of a mixture of oats, flour, butter, and sugar, baked over chopped fruit, coming out crunchy and crumbly.


Similar to a crisp, a dessert made with fruit topped with a crumbly mixture of butter, flour, and sugar, baked until the topping is crisp.


A light, fluffy baked dish made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with various other ingredients, which can be sweet or savory.


An Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy or liqueur with powdered chocolate and mascarpone cheese.


An Italian pastry in the form of a tube containing a sweet, creamy filling usually made with ricotta cheese and flavored with citrus or chocolate.


A rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts, sweetened with syrup or honey.


An Italian almond biscuit that is twice-baked, oblong-shaped, dry, crunchy, and dipped in a drink, traditionally Vin Santo.


A traditional Scottish biscuit made from one part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour, known for its crumbly texture and buttery taste.


A small, lightly sweetened biscuit-like cake made from flour, fat, and milk or cream, often served with tea and clotted cream or jam.


A buttery, flaky, viennoiserie pastry of Austrian origin, named for its historical crescent shape, made of layered yeast-leavened dough.


A sweet pastry made of yeast-leavened dough with fillings such as fruit, cheese, custard, or chocolate, often shaped in swirls or spirals.


A small, round pastry filled with cream and often topped with chocolate sauce, also known as a cream puff.


A fried-dough pastry, predominantly choux, served as a snack or dessert, often sprinkled with sugar and served with chocolate sauce for dipping.


A French term for a pastry made from deep-fried choux pastry, often coated with powdered sugar, similar to doughnuts.


A type of sugar candy that is made by mixing sugar, butter, and milk, heating it to the soft-ball stage, and then beating it while it cools.


A sweet that typically consists of sugar, water, and gelatin whipped to a solid but soft consistency, coated with corn starch.


A sweet confection made with sugar or syrup, often flavored or filled with fruits, nuts, chocolate, or other sweet ingredients.


A medium to dark-orange confectionery product made by heating a variety of sugars, used as a flavoring in puddings and desserts.


A confection made by caramelizing sugar or molasses along with butter, and occasionally flour, with a hard, chewy texture.


A type of confection consisting of flat broken pieces of hard sugar candy embedded with nuts such as pecans, almonds, or peanuts.


A sweetmeat made from sugar or honey, roasted nuts, whipped egg whites, and sometimes chopped candied fruit.


A type of candy that is gelatin-based, chewy, and comes in a variety of flavors and colors, often coated with sugar.


A type of confection consisting of a sweet candy or chocolate on a stick and is meant to be sucked or licked.

Chocolate Bar

A confection in bar form comprising some or all of the following components: cocoa solids, cocoa butter, sugar, and milk.


A type of chocolate confectionery, traditionally made with a chocolate ganache center coated in chocolate, cocoa powder, or chopped toasted nuts.


A form of confection containing at a minimum nuts and sugar; cream is a common third ingredient.


A type of icing used to decorate or sculpt cakes and pastries, made from sugar, water, gelatin, and glycerol.


A glaze, icing, sauce, or filling for pastries made from chocolate and cream, heated and stirred together until smooth.


A coating of a glossy, often sweet, sometimes savory, substance applied to food typically by dipping, dripping, or with a brush.


A sweet, often creamy glaze made of sugar with a liquid, such as water or milk, that is often enriched with ingredients like butter, egg whites, cream cheese, or flavorings.


A thick, fluffy coating of sugar with butter, egg whites, or cream, used to coat the outside of a cake.

Whipped Cream

A sweet topping made by beating cream until it becomes light and fluffy, often sweetened and sometimes flavored with vanilla.


A variety of culinary preparations based on a cooked mixture of milk or cream and egg yolk, which can be sweetened or not, used in various desserts.

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