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The Most Outrageous Desserts In Dubai

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Updated: 2 November 2016
Slowly becoming a foodie destination, Dubai‘s variety of cultures and cuisines has brought in an incredible mix of foods you have to try. But where there is food, there is dessert. Although you will always find the traditional cupcakes, éclairs, and crème brûlées, some restaurants and cafés around town are coming up with some unique and unusual twists to the traditional sweets. Read up on some of the best places to head to when your sweet cravings kick in!

Lotus Pudding @ ByParkers

Dubai is going crazy for Lotus desserts, so you’ll find them almost everywhere. This Biscoff pudding layered with vanilla ice cream and served with a side of Lotus fudge for your pouring pleasure is a must-try. Plan your trip to the Dubai Mall with a mission to find the key – the key to the restaurant that is. Look them up on social media and get an idea of where you can find a key because this dessert will be worth it.

Search for the key at Dubai Mall, Financial Centre Road, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

It's time for dessert according to Mr. parkers watch 🕓 #gotakey ?! 🔑

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Monster Shakes @ The Sum of Us

Monster shakes cross the thin line between dessert drink and actual dessert, so why not have both, right? It’s a real dream come true when no two will ever be alike as the guys at The Sum Of Us like to change up the options almost every weekend. Think waffles, cake, cookies, Fruit Loops and even donuts! Yes, they’ve got it all – and if you’re in town for a holiday, then head down there for a really special treat!

The Sum of Us, Burj Al Salam, 6th St, Dubai, United Arab Emirates+971 56 445 7526


Mini Cakes @ Molten ME

Maybe not the most outrageous cakes out there, but they’re definitely unique to Dubai. The Molten ME cake shop specializes in custom molten cakes, where you can choose from a variety of fillings and bases to make your own mini cake! They come in adorable jars, too, so you won’t have to worry about making a mess.

Molten ME, Wasl Vita, Opposite Civil Defence Station, Near Emirates NBD, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 4 343 1310


Nutella Donut @ Cocoa Room

Sounds simple and sweet enough until a donut with a syringe is served at your table! It might be a little unusual, but this donut from the Cocoa Room is guaranteed to be safe, and you won’t be able to resist squeezing out the delicious Nutella filling from it!

Cocoa Room, G Floor, Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 600 544005

Good Morning Dubai ❤️❤️ #cocoaroom #chocolateoverdose #NutellaDonut

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Cloud 9 @ Sugaholic

Okay, the name should say it all. Sugaholic is the dream place for custom-made cakes, and this is your dream come true – a jar of Nutella customized with your name, filled with cake and topped with your favorite treats, Cloud 9 indeed.

Sugaholic, 4 A St, Dubai, United Arab Emirates+971 4 357 9333