Trending Desserts: Top 10 Popular Desserts
"Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." Sound advice if I've ever heard it! And while there's always room for chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream, what about something a little less...vanilla? Avocado, perhaps? There are some interesting desserts trending right now, and we've done some fancy math and calculations and discovered the top 10 up-and-coming dessert trends starting right now. We've chosen our favorite recipe for each trend and shared them with you here - 10 unbelievably delectable and original treats for you to try right now!
Lavender Honey: An elegant and sophisticated pairing of floral lavender and sweet honey make for a delicious summery treat.
photo from Delectable Musings
Chia Seed Pudding: Chia seeds are super popular right now, and such a healthy ingredient. Here they're combined with chocolate in a sweet parfait.
photo from Pepper Lynn
Caramel Bread Pudding: Quite a specific dessert, but caramel bread pudding is having its moment right now.
photo from What's Cookin' Chicago
Pie Ice Cream: Pie...ice cream? All in one? Not an ice cream pie - PIE ICE CREAM. It's like the two best things ever, rolled into one dessert.
photo from Tracey's Culinary Adventures
Baked Doughnuts: Doughnuts don't exactly top the list of healthy treats, but when you skip the deep frying and bake them instead, you end up with a healthier version of a decadent favorite.
photo from Chocolate & Carrots
Galettes: While pies can be a bit intimidating and difficult to master, the galette is supposed to look rustic and homey. They're a great alternative to pie and a wonderful way to showcase your favorite fruit.
photo from Rachel Cooks
Cardamom: While popular in Indian cuisine, many home cooks are just discovering cardamom. It shows up often in baked goods, but here it pairs with pistachios and tea for an icy treat.
photo from Girlichef
Brown Butter: What's even better than butter? Browned butter. Imagine butter, but kicked up a notch - 'nuff said.
photo from 52 Kitchen Adventures
Snickers: It's an old school candy that never loses its appeal - and it's showing up in everything from cookies to smoothies right now.
photo from Spoon Fork Bacon
Ricotta: Ricotta is a staple in savory dishes like lasagna, but its versatile, mild flavor makes it a winner in desserts as well.
photo from Chew Town
So what do you guys think about the top trends in desserts? Any surprises? What do you predict will be the next big trends?