There are some cutting-edge products available on the market for creating delicious treats. People add sugar to nearly anything around the world, which results in some strange and delicious sweets. Join us as we explore the oddest desserts from around the world and sample some of these odd concoctions in one of our global snack boxes.
Turkey’s Tavuk Gösü
The English name for this milky Turkish dish is “chicken breast pudding.” It tastes a lot like rice pudding and is made with rice flour, milk, sugar, boiling chicken, and cinnamon. Sultans used to receive this exquisite Ottoman dish in Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace.
In Turkey nowadays, tavuk gösü is still widely consumed, usually in the afternoon with the well-known Turkish tea or coffee.
Southeast Asian sweet called Cendol
Popular Southeast Asian dessert called cendol is vegan-friendly even though it resembles a dish of green worms fit for Halloween. Cendol is often served in a tall glass or bowl covered in layers of toppings like jackfruit, durian, red azuki beans, and yellow mung beans. It is made from green rice flour jelly, coconut milk, and palm sugar syrup.
These garnishes are what give cendol its distinctive textural medley. This traditional treat, despite its odd appearance, is made from crunchy ice, silky coconut milk, and soft green jelly.
Korea’s Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream
We can affirm that one of the strangest desserts in the world was created in Korea, a nation that unquestionably sets trends in a variety of industries, including music and cosmetics. Around six years ago, a Seoul-based ice cream shop began offering this quickly frozen sweet delicacy, and since then, the trend has taken off all around the world.
The ice cream is quickly chilled by the extremely low temperature, giving it a particularly creamy texture, but it’s the service that draws people in. Every scoop is prepared specifically for each customer, so you may select any flavor and incorporate whatever you like to create personalized ice cream recipes.
Scotland’s deep-fried Mars Bar
You may be familiar with this well-known British candy bar, but did you know that you can also get it deep-fried and battered? A schoolboy dare led to the creation of this sickeningly sweet treat 25 years ago in a fish and chip business in Scotland. The craze took off quickly, and now, 25 years later, visitors to the UK still throng to chip shops to sample the delectable treat.
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This peculiar dish, which is rather popular in Scandinavia, has the surprising ingredient blood. Dark red pancakes made from the pig’s blood are baked with milk, sugar, and lingonberry jam.
Hungary’s Mákos Tészta
One of the most widely consumed foods worldwide is pasta, but Hungary has elevated pasta to a whole new level. This straightforward dish, which calls for tagliatelle pasta, ground poppy seeds, and sugar, screams comfort food.
Although you may assume that Italians would find the thought of sweet pasta revolting, many Italian dessert pasta dishes exist today.
Brazil’s Crème de Abacate
Brazilians adore avocados in several desserts, such as Crème de Abacate, despite the fact that they are typically thought of as a savory meal (avocado cream). It’s used to fill pies and cakes and is made from a mixture of blended avocado, condensed milk, and fresh lime juice. It can also be consumed by itself with a sprinkle of nuts.
Chocolate-covered insects from Thailand.
Many nations throughout the world eat insects regularly, but in Thailand, the traditionally savory food has been turned into a sweet delight. Insects are a common ingredient in street food, and some people even dip them in chocolate to eat as candy.
Spain’s Yemas de Santa Teresa
Egg yolks are a delicate, yet very sweet dish known as yemas. Egg yolk, sugar, and water are the only ingredients needed to make them. Because cloistered nuns frequently produce and sell these straightforward candies, they are also known as convent sweets.
Red beans, or azuki, are a widely used ingredient throughout Asia, but in Japan, dessert soup, one of the oddest sweets in the world, is made with them. The soup can be thick or watery and is produced by boiling adzuki with sugar. Because it is so sweet, sour or salty side dishes are frequently given to offset the flavor.
Cookie Salad, USA
We chose this traditional American pudding from Minnesota and North Dakota, while there are undoubtedly some epic treats available in the United States that would be great additions to this list of the strangest sweets in the world. Buttermilk, vanilla pudding, whipped cream, mandarin oranges, and fudge-striped shortbread biscuits are the usual ingredients in the recipe for this sweet dessert.
Canada’s Tire sur la Neige
When making this distinctly Quebecois delicacy, maple syrup is boiled, then poured over snow, allowed to cool, and then a popsicle stick is added. Similar to taffy, this sticky winter delight is typically consumed at the start of the year when the maple syrup harvest starts.
Either couscous or vermicelli noodles are used in the preparation of this festive Moroccan cuisine. The components, which include onion sauce, icing sugar, cinnamon, raisins, almond milk, and occasionally even chicken, are both sweet and savory even though it is consumed as a pudding.
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