Dubai has every cuisine imaginable available. Particularly noteworthy are the delicious desserts the country offers. Here’s our guide to the must-try Dubai desserts and where to find them.
Cake In a Jar
Jarful offers a revolutionary concept to eating cake. Simply put, their signature is a portion of cake in a jar. It is ideal as a snack and, if you’ve got a sweet tooth, it’s convenient enough to carry in your purse. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance and the minimum order is six jars. There are nine flavors to choose from. Try the carrot cake jar with cream cheese frosting.
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Le Vacherin du Relais
The renowned Le Relais de L’entrecote has a dessert called the vacherin. There are two versions of vacherin to choose from. One is a piled tower of vanilla ice cream and meringue drizzled with chocolate sauce; it is the perfect combination of both crunchy and smooth. The other variation is vanilla ice cream and berry sorbet with meringue drizzle in berry sauce. Both are extremely delicious.
Nutella Mini Pancakes
If you’re looking for a quick snack while walking along Kite Beach then look no further than the bite-size pancakes at Holland House. The pancakes can be covered, dunked, or smothered in your topping of choice. Top your pancakes with Nutella, honey, maple syrup, Kraft cheese, icing sugar, chocolate sauce, or cinnamon. One portion is 10 mini pancakes.
White Chocolate Matcha Surprise
Karma Kafe has the most visually enticing dessert. A white chocolate matcha sphere is melted when warm green matcha sauce is poured on top, revealing a scoop of raspberry sorbet surprise. The mixture of flavors is unusual, but delightful nonetheless.
For Turkish dundurma lovers, look no further than Dubai Mall’s Arabesq Sweets. It offers authentic Syrian Ice Cream that’s organic too. You get a show while waiting for it; two musician-scoopers drumming away a dabkeh using utensils and ice cream containers. The concoction is infused with crushed pistachios.
The Dough’Sant, more commonly known as the CroNut (a cross between a croissant and a doughnut), at Chikalicious is a must. This hybrid has a honey-glazed golden crust that effortlessly compliments the vanilla cream filling. Everyone wants a bite of this dessert, so make sure to go early as possible to nab this pastry as it will probably be sold out by mid-day.
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